Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Indigenous Peoples’ Day (October 10) celebrates and recognizes the traditions and cultures of the Indigenous People, not just in America but around the world. In many parts of the United States, Indigenous Peoples’ Day occurs on the second Monday in October. Check out these books on Hoopla with your WNPL card!

Powwow Day by Traci Sorrell

River wants so badly to dance at powwow day as she does every year. In this uplifting and contemporary picture book perfect for beginning readers, follow River’s journey from feeling isolated after an illness to learning the healing power of community.

Still This Love Goes On by Buffy Sainte-Marie

Based on Academy Award-winning Cree icon Buffy Sainte-Marie’s song of the same name, Still This Love Goes On is a stunning celebration of Indigenous experience.

The Star People by S.D. Nelson

A grandmother’s love is forever in this mystical story of remembrance and tradition, Sister Girl and her brother, Young Wolf, wander far from their village and face great danger, including stampeding animals and a wall of fire. The children barely save themselves, and as night approaches, they find themselves alone in the barren and unforgiving wilderness.