Notable native people : 50 indigenous leaders, dreamers, and changemakers from past and present

Notable native people : 50 indigenous leaders, dreamers, and changemakers from past and present

Keene, Adrienne, 1985- author.


First edition.

Physical Description
143 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.

Introduction -- Jessie Little Doe Baird -- Rowen White -- Geo Soctomah Neptune -- Madonna Thunder Hawk -- Joshua Lanakilaokaʻαinaikapono Mangauil -- Edmonia Lewis -- Sergie Sovoroff -- Settler colonialism 101. Jordan Marie Brings Three White Horses Daniel -- Elizabeth Peratrovich -- Tommy Orange -- Haunani-Kay Trask -- Chris Newman -- Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu -- Mabel Pike -- Whose Land Are You On? Janet Mock -- Aaron Yazzie -- Kaʻahumanu -- Matika Wilbur -- Sequoyah -- Kalim Smith -- Jihan Gearon -- Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio -- Who Belongs? James Keauiluna Kaulia -- Bobbi Jean Three Legs -- Billy Frank Jr. -- Sharice Davids -- Paul John -- Maria Tallchief -- Sterlin Harjo -- Representation matters. Po'Pay -- James Luna -- Holly Mititquq Nordlum -- Jim Thorpe -- Liliʻuokalani -- Princess Daazhraii Johnson -- Earl Kawaʻa -- Hawai'i and Alaska. Esther Martinez -- Taqulittuq -- Frank Waln -- Twyla Baker -- Sven Haakanson Jr. -- Sarah Winnemucca -- Nicolle Gonzales -- Current Issues in Indian Country. Nick Hanson -- Jamie Okuma -- Nainoa Thompson -- Wilma Mankiller -- Kyrie Irving -- Viola Waghiyi -- Suzan Shown Harjo -- More notable native people.

Subject Term
Indians of North America -- Biography.
Hawaiians -- Biography.
Indigenous peoples -- Biography.


Added Author
Sana, Ciara,

Local Subject
Teen nonfiction collection.

"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. Celebrate the lives, stories, and contributions of Indigenous artists, activists, scientists, athletes, and other changemakers in this illustrated 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." --

LibraryCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)920 KEE11Nonfiction Collection
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)920 KEE01Checked Out
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)920 KEE01Checked Out
Stillwater Public LibraryTEEN 920 KEE01Being transferred between libraries
Wildwood Library (Mahtomedi)920 KEE11Nonfiction Collection