The New Providence Memorial Library celebrates Native American Heritage Month in November.
Celebrate by checking out indigenous authors and books about Native Americans from the library collections! Check out our recommended reading lists below:
- Native American Authors - Adult Fiction
- Native American Authors - Adult Nonfiction
- Native American Heritage - Young Adult Fiction
- Native American Stories - Children's Picture Books
- Native American Stories - Beginning Readers & Chapter Books
- Native American - Children's Nonfiction
Don't miss these events at the library for Native American Heritage Month:
Stephen Mack, Author of "It Had To Be Done: the Navajo Code Talkers Remember World War II" - Thursday, November 3 at 7 PM
Join us for the kickoff of Native American Heritage Month with this virtual event about the Navajo Code Talkers! Indigenous author Stephen Mack interviewed eight Code Talkers for his book, "It Had To Be Done," which he will discuss over zoom with New Providence-based author Linda Raedisch. Listen to Stephen's stories about the Code Talkers' lives and learn how the Navajo Code was created. This virtual program was made possible by the Friends of the New Providence Memorial Library. Click to join the zoom.
“Women of the White Buffalo” - Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 1:30 PM
The Diversity Committee of New Providence co-sponsors this screening of the documentary “Women of the White Buffalo,” which follows nine modern Lakota women of all ages living on two reservations in South Dakota. In return for free screening rights, the filmmakers ask for support for nonprofits operating on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud reservations where the film was shot. See https://womenofthewhitebuffalo.com/ourcause. The screening takes place in the Conti Room.