An accessible and educational illustrated book profiling 50
notable American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian people, from
NBA star Kyrie Irving of the Standing Rock Lakota to Wilma Mankiller,
the first female principal chief of the Cherokee Nation.
the lives, stories, and contributions of Indigenous artists, activists,
scientists, athletes, and other changemakers in this beautifully
illustrated collection. From luminaries of the past, like
nineteenth-century sculptor Edmonia Lewis—the first Black and Native
American female artist to achieve international fame—to contemporary
figures like linguist jessie little doe baird, who revived the Wampanoag
language, Notable Native People
highlights the vital impact Indigenous dreamers and leaders have made on the world.
powerful and informative collection also offers accessible primers on
important Indigenous issues, from the legacy of colonialism and cultural
appropriation to food sovereignty, land and water rights, and more. An
indispensable read for people of all backgrounds seeking to learn about
Native American heritage, histories, and cultures, Notable Native People will educate and inspire readers of all ages.
UNIQUELY BRINGS IMPORTANT HISTORY AND ISSUES TO LIFE: The
first accessible, illustrated book for a wide audience that celebrates
important Native people and educates about significant Indigenous
issues.AUTHENTIC: Dr. Keene is a recognized expert on
Native issues--a professor of American and ethnic studies, the writer
behind the blog and social media platform Native Appropriations and cohost of one of the
leading Indigeous voices podcasts, All My Relations.PRODUCT FEATURES: 7 x 9 jacketless hardcover with foil on the front, 144 pages with 60 full-color illustrations.