Notable Native People: 50 Indigenous Leaders, Dreamers, and Changemakers From Past and Present
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 beautifully illustrated collection. From luminaries of the past, like 19th-century sculptor Edmonia Lewis — the first Black and Native American female artist to achieve international fame — to contemporary figures like linguist jessie little doe baird, who revived the Wampanoag language, Notable Native People highlights the vital impact Indigenous dreamers and leaders have made on the world.
This powerful and informative 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.
Author: Adrienne Keene
Illustrator: Ciara Sana
Size: 7.3 x 0.6 x 9.3 inches