Our Native Past

maizeWe are excited to host back-to-back events on Monday, November 23, 2009, in celebration of Native American Heritage Month: Native American Dance at 2:00 PM and Native American Cooking at 6:00 PM. For more information, check out our calendar or call the library at 281-821-1320. To get you in the mood for these programs, we’d like to offer some suggested reading and viewing.


The following cookbooks feature recipes using native foods:

And if, like me, you like to watch movies while you cook, try these:

And for some fiction suggestions, please take a look at these Native American novels and short stories by a variety of authors. 

photo from flickr.com/creativecommons (Care_SMC - Corn Maze at Sunset)


We are excited to share a

We are excited to share a special blog post with you from Dr. Loriene Roy, the first Native American to hold the office of president of the American Library Association. In this insightful new posting about Native American Heritage Month, Dr. Roy identifies ways to observe this month in your community and in your home. Along the way, she also provides many reading and viewing recommendations. You can view it here: http://abcclio.blogspot.com/2010/11/native-american-heritage-month.html