HERE ARE SOME OF THE INDIGENOUS-OWNED BOOKSTORES WHERE YOU CAN PURCHASE THESE BOOKS
- Word Carrier Trading Post is a Native-owned bookstore in Rapid City, North Dakota that focuses on the literature of Northern Plains Tribes.
- Black Bears and Blueberries is a Native-founded publishing non-profit based in Duluth, Minnesota that specializes in children’s literature. Their focus is on the Native cultures of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and the Dakotas.
- Strong Nations is a First Nations-owned bookstore in British Colombia, Canada. The store has a wide-rage of First Nations literature from varying parts of the country. There are also First Nations books in French for French speakers.
- GoodMinds is a superstore of First Nations, Native American, Aboriginal, and Indigenous books. With over 3,000 titles, you are sure to find amazing literature in this First Nations-owned store based in Southwestern Ontario on the Six Nations of the Grand River.
- Red Planet is a Native-owned comic and book store in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Owned by a member of the Laguna Pueblo, it is the only Native-owned comic book shop in the world. Filled with Indigenous Futurism and amazing books, it’s the go-to place for Native comics.
- Raven Reads is a Canadian-based subscription box of First Nations adult and children’s books.
- Native Northwest is based in Canada and also ships to the United States. The store carries a large variety of First Nations books, arts, and crafts.
- Beachhouse Publishing is a Hawaiʻi-based publishing company that carries a collection of Hawaiian kid’s books. Most titles are in English, but there are some that are bilingual and written with Native Hawaiian. I cannot guarantee this company is Kanaka Maoli-owned, but it produces beautiful Indigenous books of deities and other aspects of modern Hawaiian culture.
- Kids Books Bolivia is not Indigenous-owned but is a non-profit that creates unique children’s books about Indigenous culture in Bolivia. All books are bilingual Spanish and English, and some are even trilingual with Spanish, English, and varying Andean-Indigenous languages. The collection ranges from stories on Bolivian culture and identity, social justice, the environment, and biodiversity—there’s even an Afro-Bolivian story.
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