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**Special Edition** Indigenous Peoples' Day - Oct 11th

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This week we celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day- Monday, October 11th.

Indigenous Peoples' Day is a holiday that celebrates and honors Native American peoples and commemorates their histories and cultures.

All of our titles this week feature Native American characters, authors, or facts and information about the Indigenous People of the United States.

Remember to click on the covers to see a video trailer or book review.

Take a virtual field trip!

Visit the Museum of Indian Arts + Culture in Santa Fe, New Mexico below.
Virtual Tour - The Museum of Indian Arts + Culture

The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture produces online exhibitions illustrating themes and ideas related to Native American material culture.

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Looking for more? Come to the library or check out MackinVia for more information about Indigenous Peoples

MackinVia includes titles on: the Alabama-Coushatta, the Battle of Little Bighorn, the Caddo, the Comanche, Geronimo, the Horse and Plains Indians, the Iroquois, the Karankawa, the Kickapoo, the Jumano, the Lipan Apache, the Mohawk, Sitting Bull, the Seminole, the Nez Perce, the Tigua, Native American Mythology, and more!

More on Sora

Titles featuring Native American stories include:

Red Bird Sings: The Story of Zitkala-Sa, Native American Author, Musician, and Activist by Gina Capaldi and Q.L. Pearce

A Boy Named Beckoning also by Gina Capaldi

Background artwork: Three Eagle Dancers, ca. 1935. Woody Crumbo. Photo: Pamela Dewey/Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian

Here are some videos to help you get started:


Getting started with Sora

More Ideas for WHAT to read below:

2021 Lone Star Book List

Click the Lone Star logo to see the entire Lone Star Book List.

The Lone Star Reading List is developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table. The purpose of the list is to encourage students in grades 6, 7, or 8 to explore a variety of current books.

2021 Maverick Graphic Novel List

Click the Maverick logo to see the entire 2021 Maverick list.

The Texas Maverick Graphic Novels Reading List (TMGNRL) is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table (YART).

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