PEARLMAN'S BOOKLIST OF 
NATIVE AMERICAN IDEAS


Peter Matthiessen

Louise Erdrich

Mickey Pearlman, in her book What to Read; The Essential Guide for Reading Group Members and Other Book Lovers, Revised and Updated (1999), provides a list by and about Native Americans entitled "Native American Ideas." She includes a one or two sentence description for each of the following titles.

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Alexie, Sherman  The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. 1993 
Allen, Paula Gunn  The Sacred Hoop. 1986 
Bowen, Peter  Notches. 1997 
Broker, Ignatia  Night Flying Woman. 1983 
Cameron, Anne  Daughters of Copperwoman. 1981 
Cook-Lynn, Elizabeth  From the River's Edge. 1991 
Deloria, Jr., Vine  Custer Died for Your Sins. 1969 
Dorris, Michael  A Yellow Raft in Blue Water. 1987 
Erdrich, Louise  Tracks. 1988 
Glancy, Diane  Firesticks. 1993 
Hale, Janet Campbell  The Jailing of Cecilia Capture. 1985 
Harjo, Joy  In Mad Love and War. 1990 
Hirschfelder, Arlene B.; Beverly B. Singer  Rising Voices. 1992 
Hogan, Linda  Mean Spirit. 1990 
King, Thomas  Green Grass, Running Water. 1993 
McAuliffe, Jr., Dennis  The Deaths of Sybil Bolton. 1994 
McNickle, D'Arcy  Wind from an Enemy Sky. 1978 
Matthiessen, Peter  In the Spirit of Crazy Horse. 1983 
Momaday, N. Scott  House Made of Dawn. 1968 
Ortiz, Simon  Woven Stone. 1992 
Owens, Louis  Wolfsong. 1991 
Power, Susan  The Grass Dancer. 1994 
Sarris, Greg  Grand Avenue. 1994 
Silko, Leslie Marmon  Ceremony. 1977 
Strong, Albertine  Deluge. 1997 
Swan, Madonna  A Lakota Woman's Story. 1990 
Wallis, Velma  The Old Women. 1993 
Walters, Anna Lee  Talking Indian. 1992 
Welch, James  Winter in the Blood. 1974 
Williams, Terry Tempest  Pieces of White Shell: A Journey to Navajoland. 1984 
Young Bear, Ray A.  Black Eagle Child. 1992 

 
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