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Authentic Voices: The Native American Experience: Let's Talk Books

7th Annual Diversity Conference sponsored by the William Paterson University's College of Education, March 27, 2015

Evaluation Guidelines

Oyate's Resource Page

This resource page includes excerpts from the book How to Tell the Difference: A Guide to Evaluating Children's Books for Anti-Indian Bias and a page describing Oyate's additional criteria for evaluation. It also includes "Deconstruting the Myths of the 'First Thanksgiving' with recommended books, and Living Stories told by Native Americans about their experiences with books and material that touch on historical inaccuracies, racism, colonization, shame, and resilience. 

Recommended Nonfiction

Recommended Fiction

Native American Booklist

PowerPoint from Let's Talk Books

Education Librarian

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Tony Joachim
Reference Librarian
David & Lorraine Cheng Library
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ 07470