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12 Best Native American Books of All Time

Our goal: Find what the internet ranks as the best Native American books (instead of one person's opinion).

    Our process:
  1. Search for "best native american books" and study the top 5 articles.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
    (This took a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  2. 2

    House Made of Dawn

    N. Scott Momaday

  3. 3

    Heart Berries

    A Memoir

    Terese Marie Mailhot

  4. 5
  5. 6

    Firekeeper's Daughter

    Angeline Boulley

  6. 7

    Winter Counts

    A Novel

    David Heska Wanbli Weiden

  7. 9


    Leslie Marmon Silko

  8. 10
  9. 11

    The Removed

    A Novel

    Brandon Hobson

  10. 12

    The Fast Red Road

    A Plainsong

    Stephen Graham Jones


  • How was this Native American books list created?

    We searched for "best Native American books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Native American books are in this list?

    There are 12 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Native American books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Native American books on the internet.

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