The Mohegan Tribe


Reading Lists

Once a month the Historic Preservation department holds a Kidusowang, or readers’ gathering. Below is a list of books that most of the group have enjoyed.

Native Authors

Winona Laduke
All Our Relations; Last Standing Woman

Drew Hayden Taylor
AlterNatives; The Baby Blues; The Bootlegger Blues; Funny, You Don’t Look Like One: Observations of a Blue-Eyed Ojibway; Further Adventures of a Blue-Eyed Ojibway: Funny, You Don’t Look Like One Two

Melissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel

Velma Wallis
Two Old Women; Bird Girl and the Man Who Followed the Sun

Joseph Bruchac
Bowman’s Store: A Journey to Myself; The Winter People

Morning Dove
Coyote Stories

Sherman Alexie
Indian Killer

Paula Gunn Allen
Off the Reservation; Pocahontas: Medicine Woman, Spy, Entrepreneur, Diplomat

Excellent Readings by Non Native Authors

William Simmons
Spirit of the New England Tribes

David Hurst Thomas
Skull Wars

W. Deloss Love
Samson Occum and the Christian Indians of New England

Ambrose I. Lane Sr.
Return of The Buffalo: The Story Behind America's Indian Gaming Explosion

Odell Shepard
Holdfast Gaines

William Canby, Jr.
American Indian Law in a Nut Shell

Michael Leroy Oberg
Uncas: First of the Mohegans

Produced Video

Bones of Contention: Native American Archaeology
BBC Production

Kanehsatake: 270 years of Resistance
National Film Board of Canada