November is recognized as National American Indian Heritage Month, also known as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. Please join OCCDL in recognizing and celebrating the rich heritage of our Americas and the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the United States.
California Indian Law Association Legal Journal (California Indian Law Association)
(Marilyn Cavicchia)
Tribal Rights of Action (Prof. Seth Davis)

Autobiography / Nonfiction / Biography
A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (Bartolome De Las Casas, nonfiction)
American Indian Myths and Legends (Ed. Richard Erdoes & Alfonso Ortiz, nonfiction)
An Indigenous Peoples History of the United States (Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, nonfiction)
Black Elk Speaks: The Complete Edition (John G Neihardt, biography)
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (Dee Brown, nonfiction)
Crazy Brave (Joy Harjo, memoir)
Creek Indian Medicine Ways (David Lewis Jr. & Ann T. Jordan, nonfiction)
Geronimo: My Life (Geronimo, autobiography)
Lakota Woman (Mary Crow Dog, autobiography)
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me (Sherman Alexie, memoir)

Ceremony (Leslie Marmon Silko)
House Made of Dawn (N. Scott Momaday)
Imaginary Friends (Terry Brooks)
Last of the Mohicans (James Fenimore Cooper)
Love Medicine (Louise Erdrich)
Moon Called (Patricia Briggs)
Night Watchman (Louise Erdrich)
Power (Linda Hogan)
Pushing the Bear (Diane Glancy)
Shell Shaker (LeAnne Howe)
Sundown (John Joseph Mathews)
The Beet Queen (Louise Erdrich)
The Fast Red Road: A Plainsong (Stephen Graham Jones)
The Sharpest Sight (Louis Owens)
The Whisper Soul (Dwight Holing)
There There (Tommy Orange)
This Tender Land (William Kent Krueger)
Tracks (Louise Erdrich)
Where the Dead Sit Talking (Brandon Hobson)
Winter In the Blood (James Welch)

Black Elk Speaks (Christopher Sergel)
Rowing to America: The Immigrant Project (J. Rufus Caleb, Kitty Chen, Robert Clyman,
Keith Glover, Meg Griffith, Sachi Oyama, Guillermo Reyes, Akbil Sharma, Karen Sunde)
The Rememberer (Steven Dietz)
The Secret of Courage (Adapted by Laurie Brooks)
Unconquered Spirits (Josefina López)

Native American Poetry and Culture (Poetry Foundation)
calinalawrence - Calina Lawrence (Instagram)
daunnetteneraih - Daunnette Reyome (Instagram)
frankwaln - Frank Waln (Instagram)
indigenousvengeance - Ryan Young (Instagram)
MartinSensmeier - Martin Sensmeier (Facebook)
ryanoliverius - Ryan Oliverius (Instagram)
tanayawinder - Tanaya Winder (Instagram)
tatyana.daniels - Tatyana Daniels (Instagram)
thosh.collins - Thosh Collins (Instagram)
tomaskarmelo - Tomas Karmelo (Instagram)
Documentaries (Director)
Battle of Little Bighorn  (Smithsonian Channel)
Ice Bridge: The Impossible Journey (Smithsonian Channel)
Pocahontas: Beyond the Myth (Smithsonian Channel)
Reel Injun (Neil Diamond)
Rumble (Catherine Bainbridge and Alfonso Maiorana)
Tribal Justice (Anne Makepeace)

Movies / Musicals / Shorts (Director | Playwright | Composer)
Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (Zacharias Kunuk)
Barking Water (Dir. Joe Mantello / Playwright Terrence McNally)
Billy Jack (Tom Laughlin)
Dances With Wolves (Kevin Costner)
Dead Man (Jim Jarmusch)
Hostiles ( Scott Cooper)
Imprint (Michael Linn)
Little Big Man (Arthur Penn)
On the Ice (Andrew Okpeaha MacLean)
Powwow Highway (Jonathan Wacks)
Skins (Chris Eyre)
Smoke Signals (Chris Eyre)
The Return of a Man Named Horse (Irvin Kershne)   
Thunderheart  (Michael Apted) 
Windwalker (Kieth Merrill)
Winter in the Blood (Alex Smith & Andrew J. Smith)   

Original Voices

TV / Series (Director)
(Richard Arsenault)
Native American Musicians You Should Know - Spotify playlist by PBS Independent Lens
Gregg McVicar, Host and producer of UnderCurrents on Native Voice One
AllMyRelations - Matika Wilbur and Adrienne Keene
Crooked Media: This Land - Rebecca Nagle
Decolonized Buffalo - YouTube
Live From the Rez - YouTube
Native America Calling: Your National Electronic Talking Circle - Prod. Koahnic Broadcast Corporation
Native Trailblazers - Vincent Schilling & Delores Schilling
Unreserved - Rosana Deerchild
Well for Culture - Website
(First Nations Development Institute)
National Indian Law Library (National Indian Law Library) (PowWows)
Judge Joseph J. Wiseman, Chief Judge of the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians and a member of the Tribal Court-State Court Forum in California
(The Conscious Kid)

Dr. Jean Mendoza)
@theconsciouskid (The Conscious Kid)

Read Together (Author / Editor)
Boozhoo: Come Play With Us (Fond Du Lac Head Start Program, Deanna Himango, Andrea Junker, Rocky Wilkinson)
How the Stars Fell Into the Sky: A Navajo Legend (Jerrie Oughton & Lisa Desimini)
Hungry Johnny (Cheryl Minnema)
Iktomi and the Coyote (Paul Goble)
Jingle Dancer (Cynthia Leitich Smith, Cornelius Van Wright & Ying-Hwa Hu)
Kamik: An Inuit Puppy Story (Donald Uluadluak)
My Heart Fills With Happiness (Monique Gray Smith)
SkySisters (Jan Bourdeau Waboose)
Sweetest Kulu (Celina Kalluk)
The Good Luck Cat (Joy Harjo & Paul Lee)
The Hunter’s Promise: An Abenaki Tale (Joseph Bruchac & Bill Farnsworth)
The People Shall Continue (Simon J. Ortiz)
The Story of the Milky Way: A Cherokee Tale (Joseph Bruchac, Gayle Ross &
Virginia A. Stroud)
Wild Berries (Julie Flett)

Young Readers - Non Fiction (Author)
1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving (Catherine O'Neill Grace & Margaret M. Bruchac)
Hiawatha and the Peacemaker (Robbie Robertson & David Shannon)
In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse (Joseph M. Marshall III & Jim Yellowhawk)

Young Readers - Fiction (Author)
Meet Kaya (Janet Beeler Shaw)
The Rough-Face Girl (Rafe Martin & David Shannon)
Hidden Roots (Joseph Bruchac)
Indian Shoes (Cynthia Leitich Smith)

Young Adult - Non Fiction / Memoir / Biography (Author / Editor)
Son Who Returns (Gary Robinson, biography)
Moccasin Thunder: American Indian Stories for Today (Ed. Lori Marie Carlson, short stories)

Young Adult - Fiction / Graphic Novels / Short Stories (Author / Editor)
A Blanket of Butterflies (Richard Van Camp, graphic novel/fiction)
Captain Paiute: Indigenous Defender of the Southwest (Theo Tso, graphic novel/fiction)
Fever 1793 (Laurie Halse Anderson, fiction)
House of Purple Cedar (Tim Tingle, fiction)
If I Ever Get Out of Here (Eric Gansworth, fiction)
Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection; numerous volumes (Ed. Hope Nicholson, graphic novel/fiction)
Super Indian Volume One; Volume Two (Arigon Starr, graphic novel/fiction)
The Birchbark House (Louise Erdrich, fiction)
The Lesser Blessed: A Novel (Richard Van Camp, graphic novel)
The Night Wanderer: A Native Gothic Novel (Drew Hayden Taylor, fiction)
Trickster: Native American Tales (Ed. Matt Dembicki, graphic novel/fiction/short stories)
We Speak in Secret (Roy Boney, short story)

Watch Together (Director / Creator)
Crooked Arrows (Steve Rash)
Molly of Denali (Kathy Waugh & Dorothea Gillim)
The Little Hawk Show (John Pritchard)
The Song of Sacajawea (John McCally)
Yakari (Derib and Job)