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Notable Native People: 50 Indigenous Leaders, Dreamers, and Changemakers from Past and Present

This book is about Adrienne Keene
Dive into the rich tapestry of Indigenous heritage with "Notable Native People: 50 Indigenous Leaders, Dreamers, and Changemakers from Past and Present," an illustrated treasure trove published on October 19, 2021. This American Indian Library Association Youth Literature Award Young Adult Honor Book brings to life the stories of 50 influential American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian figures. From the pioneering achievements of NBA star Kyrie Irving to the trailblazing governance of Wilma Mankiller, the first female principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, this collection spans a diverse array of backgrounds and fields. It also sheds light on crucial Indigenous issues such as colonial legacies, cultural appropriation, and land rights, making it a critical resource for middle-school students and others keen on understanding and respecting Native American cultures. Through the lens of figures like adrienne-keene, a passionate advocate for indigenous-rights, readers will gain a deeper appreciation of the enduring impact and resilience of Indigenous communities. "Notable Native People" is not just a book; it's an invitation to explore, learn, and be inspired by the profound contributions of Native leaders and innovators.
Published by Ten Speed Press on October 19, 2021
144 pages
ISBN: 9781984857941
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Indigenous Rights , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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