Resources related to Native American Culture, History and Local Issues
An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz
There There by Tommy Orange (A novel about contemporary Native people in Oakland).
Love Medicine by Loise Erdrich (and the other two books in the series, Beet Queen and Tracks)
House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momada (won the Pulitzer Prize in 1969)
Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
Local organizations and events
Sogorea Te Land Trust (An urban Indigenous women-led community organization that facilitates the return of Chochenyo and Karkin Ohlone lands in the San Francisco Bay Area to Indigenous stewardship)
Indian People Organizing for Change (IPOC) (Mission is the protection of sacred sites in the East Bay)
American Indian Child Resource Center (Services for native youth located in Oakland. They host a pow-wow in December at Laney College).
Stanford Pow-Wow (one of the largest in the country, Mother’s Day weekend)