Watch the Webinar: A Discussion of Contemporary Native Children’s Literature

We had a great virtual turnout for last week’s webinar, “A Discussion of Contemporary Native Children’s Literature” with authors Traci Sorell (Indian No More) and Carla Messinger (When the Shadbush Blooms). If you missed it live (or just want to watch again), you can access the webinar below, or here on YouTube. Keep reading for links to resources and booklists shared during the webinar.

Lee & Low Books Native American and Indigenous Booklist and Collection:

Native American and Indigenous Shareable Booklist
Native American and Indigenous Collection for Purchase

Contemporary Native Literature Websites and Blogs:

Native American Heritage Programs
American Indians in Children’s Literature
Oyate
Indian Country Today
Cynsations from Cynthia Leitich Smith

Contemporary Native Literature Teacher Resources:

Tips for Teachers: Developing Instructional Materials about American Indians by Dr. Debbie Reese & Dr. Jean Mendoza 
National Museum of the American Indian Native Knowledge 360 Educational Resources
Native American Heritage Programs Teachers/Parent Resources
An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

One thought on “Watch the Webinar: A Discussion of Contemporary Native Children’s Literature”

  1. Katie Potter,

    Thanks for an informative and engaging webinar, “A Discussion of Contemporary Native Children’s Literature” with Traci Sorell and Carla Messinger. Ideas of truth, trust, and correct representation were apparent with each participant. I will be reaching out to sources you mentioned for further research.

    All the best,

    Joan Schoettler

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