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This is a list of notable writers who are Indigenous peoples of the Americas.

This list includes authors who are Alaskan Native, American Indian, First Nations, Inuit, Métis, and indigenous peoples of Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. Indigenous identity is a complex and contested issue and differs from country to country in the Americas.

Inclusion to this list is based on legal membership to an Indigenous community, when applicable, or recognition by the relevant Indigenous community/communities of the individual as a member of that community. Writers such as Forrest Carter,[2][3] Ward Churchill,[4][5][6] Jamake Highwater,[7][8][9], Joseph Boyden[10][11][12] and Grey Owl,[2][13][14] whose claims of indigenous American descent have been factually disproved through genealogical research, are not included in this list.

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  1. ^ a b Peyer 52
  2. ^ a b Maggie Nolan; Carrie Dawson (2004-12-20). Who's Who?: Hoaxes, Imposture and Identity Crises in Australian Literature. University of Queensland Press. p. 22. ISBN 978-0-7022-3523-8. 
  3. ^ Gretchen M. Bataille (2001-10-01). Teacher in Space: Christa McAuliffe and the Challenger Legacy. University of Nebraska Press. p. 49. ISBN 978-0-8032-1312-8. 
  4. ^ Richardson, Valerie. "Report on Conclusion of Preliminary Review in the Matter of Professor Ward Churchill". Archived 2012-06-29 at the Wayback Machine. University of Colorado at Boulder. 2005 . Retrieved 26 July 2009.
  5. ^ Brown, Thomas. "Is Ward Churchill the New Michael Bellesiles?" George Mason University's History News Network. 14 March 2005 . Retrieved 26 July 2009.
  6. ^ Harjo, Suzan Shown. "Ward Churchill: The White Man's Burden", Indian Country Today. 3 August 2007 . Retrieved 26 July 2009.
  7. ^ Joane Nagel (1997-09-25). American Indian Ethnic Renewal: Red Power and the Resurgence of Identity and Culture. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-512063-9. 
  8. ^ Hoxie, Frederick E. Encyclopedia of North American Indians: Native American History, Culture, and Life From Paleo-Indians to the Present. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2006: 191-2. (retrieved through Google Books, 26 July 2009) ISBN 978-0-395-66921-1
  9. ^ Jace Weaver (2001-11-01). Other Words: American Indian Literature, Law, and Culture. University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 978-0-8061-3352-2. 
  10. ^ https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/books-and-media/joseph-boyden/article35881215/
  11. ^ http://www.canadalandshow.com/joseph-boyden-indigenous-dna/
  12. ^ https://peggyblair.wordpress.com/2017/01/13/the-inconsistencies-in-joseph-boydens-various-backgrounds/
  13. ^ Gail Guthrie Valaskakis (2005). Indian Country: Essays On Contemporary Native Culture. Wilfrid Laurier University Press. p. 221. ISBN 978-0-88920-479-9. 
  14. ^ Deborah Root (1996). Cannibal Culture: Art, Appropriation, and the Commodification of Difference. Perseus Books Group. p. 102. ISBN 978-0-8133-2089-2. 
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  31. ^ "Joan Tavares Avant". Dawnland Voices: Writings of Indigenous New England. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 
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  41. ^ a b McClinton-Temple and Velie 247
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  46. ^ "Navajo Nation Board of Education." Diné Education Quarterly. April–June 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2012
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  48. ^ "News: Louis F. Burns 1920-2012." Archived 2012-07-11 at the Wayback Machine. Osage Nation Museum. 22 May 2012. Retrieved 11 July 2012.
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  50. ^ Plumber, Mary Annette. Getting to Know Dr. Gregory Cajete.[permanent dead link] Diverse Issues in Higher Education. 16 Oct 2008 . Retrieved 1 March 2009.
  51. ^ "Capriccioso Takes Home NAJA Award." Win Awenen Nisitotung: Official Newspaper of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Vol. 32, No. 8. 5 Aug 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2012.
  52. ^ Ranta, Judith. "Betsey (Guppy) Chamberlain". Ne-Do-Ba. Ne-Do-Ba. Retrieved 11 March 2015. 
  53. ^ Klug, Beverly J. (2013). Standing Together American Indian Education as Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 185. ISBN 978-1-61048-785-6. 
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  55. ^ "The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories". Randomhouse.com. Retrieved 2009-06-27. 
  56. ^ McClinton-Temple and Velie 77
  57. ^ http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/WIReader/WER0439.html Sketch of the Brothertown Indians
  58. ^ "Cherokee author Robert J. Conley dies". Cherokee Phoenix. 19 February 2014. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 
  59. ^ McClinton-Temple and Velie 190
  60. ^ Senier n.p.
  61. ^ a b Porter and Roemer 51
  62. ^ Kerstetter, Todd M. "Ghost Dance". Encyclopedia of the Great Plains. University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Retrieved 11 March 2015. 
  63. ^ McClinton-Temple and Velie 90
  64. ^ "Introduction." Archived 2012-07-05 at the Wayback Machine. Lenape Talking Dictionary. Retrieved 11 July 2012.
  65. ^ "Governance." National Museum of the American Indian. Retrieved 11 July 2012.
  66. ^ Porter and Roemer 93
  67. ^ McClinton-Temple and Velie 93
  68. ^ "Dozier, Edward." Archived 2011-07-18 at the Wayback Machine. New Mexico Office of the State Historian. Retrieved 11 July 2012.
  69. ^ McClinton-Temple and Velie 106
  70. ^ Porter and Roemer 315
  71. ^ Farrell, Misty. "Throwing Fire at the Sun, Water at the Moon by Anita Endrezze." University of Minnesota: Voices from the Gaps. Retrieved 11 July 2012.
  72. ^ a b c Porter and Roemer 156
  73. ^ Porter and Roemer 271
  74. ^ McClinton-Temple and Velie 110
  75. ^ "A Mohegan-Pequot Diary." Archived 2013-11-04 at Archive.is Writing of Indigenous New England. Retrieved 3 Nov 3013.
  76. ^ Littlejohn, Maureen. "New wave of aboriginal talent." Metro Canada. 20 July 2009. Retrieved 11 July 2012.
  77. ^ Porter and Roemer 6
  78. ^ Hansen, Terri (February 2008). "The Wordcraft Circle is back again and getting better". News from Indian Country. Retrieved February 28, 2015. 
  79. ^ Senier n.p.
  80. ^ McClinton-Temple and Velie 137
  81. ^ Westfahl 554
  82. ^ McClinton-Temple and Velie 449
  83. ^ McClinton-Temple and Velie 145
  84. ^ "Fred Grove (1913–2008)." Mystercical-E. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
  85. ^ Hamilton, Ronald. "The First New Chronicle and Good Government: Introduction." University of Texas Press. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
  86. ^ "Janet Campbell Hale." University of Minnesota: Voices from the Gaps. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
  87. ^ "SEJ Member Spotlight: Terri Hansen." Society of Environmental Journalists. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
  88. ^ a b c Porter and Roemer 155
  89. ^ "Gordon Henry." Poetry Foundation. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
  90. ^ Mapes, Lynda V. and Christine Willmsen. "Vi Hilbert, revered Upper Skagit elder who preserved her native language, dies at age 90." Seattle Times. 21 Dec 2008. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
  91. ^ "Linda Hogan." University of Minnesota: Voices from the Gaps. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
  92. ^ Senier n.p.
  93. ^ Alan J. Barnard; Jonathan Spencer (2002). Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-0-415-28558-2. 
  94. ^ "Yukon writer Edith Josie dies." CBC News. 1 Feb 2010. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
  95. ^ "NAISA Council." Native American and Indigenous Studies Association. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
  96. ^ "Dena'ina Writers and Speakers." Dena'ina Qenaga. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
  97. ^ [1]"Challenging tropes of Native American representation, hashtag by hashtag", The Civic Beat. Retrieved 10 August 2014"
  98. ^ "Writers-in-Residence Program: Robin Kimmerer." Archived 2013-04-02 at the Wayback Machine. HJ Andrews Experimental Forest. 2004. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
  99. ^ "San Diego Cherokee Nation citizen also TV personality". Cherokeephoenix.org. 2009-11-06. Archived from the original on 2012-06-07. Retrieved 2014-05-10. 
  100. ^ a b Peyer 286
  101. ^ Porter and Roemer 319
  102. ^ Waldman 68
  103. ^ Senier n.p.
  104. ^ "Where the Blood Mixes draws on healing power of stories". The Georgia Straight, May 28, 2008.
  105. ^ McClinton-Temple and Velie 216
  106. ^ "Obituaries: Phil Lucas." Archived 2012-08-28 at the Wayback Machine. Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
  107. ^ a b Waldman 55
  108. ^ "Vera Manuel." First Peoples Language Map of British Columbia. Retrieved 19 July 2012.
  109. ^ "Joe Medicine Crow." PBS. Retrieved 19 July 2012.
  110. ^ Porter and Roemer 214, 320
  111. ^ Peyer 345
  112. ^ March, Taran. "Spirits of the Water: Chilean writer uses poetry to transcend differences." Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine. Inside Chico State. Vol. 33, No. 6. 7 Nov 2002. Retrieved 9 July 2012.
  113. ^ Stickgold, Emma. "Mildred Noble, 86; writer and Native American activist." Boston Globe. 27 Jan 2008. Retrieved 22 July 2012.
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  115. ^ Wiget, Andrew O. "Native American Oral Poetry." The Heath Anthology of American Literature. Retrieved 23 July 2012.
  116. ^ Porter and Roemer 322
  117. ^ a b Porter and Roemer 323
  118. ^ "Aaron Paquette: A journey of hope & healing". Edmonton Journal, August 7, 2004.
  119. ^ Peyer 358
  120. ^ Senier n.p.
  121. ^ Senier n.p.
  122. ^ a b c "The Osage Nation will host Writers Summit." Archived 2013-09-26 at the Wayback Machine. Osage Nation. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
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  124. ^ Senier n.p.
  125. ^ Mihesuah, Devon A., ed. The American Indian Quarterly. Vol. 26, No. 4. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, Fall 2002:644, 678.
  126. ^ "Lawney Reyes." Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project. Retrieved 25 July 2012.
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  128. ^ Peyer 388
  129. ^ Porter and Roemer 325
  130. ^ McClinton-Temple and Velie 125
  131. ^ McClinton-Temple and Velie 312
  132. ^ McCarthy, Guy. "Dr. Katherine Siva Saubel (1920-2011)." California Indian Education. 2 Nov 2011. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
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  134. ^ a b Porter and Roemer 326
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  137. ^ Senier n.p.
  138. ^ Porter and Roemer 122
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  140. ^ Porter and Roemer 327
  141. ^ Thornton, Rus (23 March 2001). "What the Census Doesn't Count". New York Times. Retrieved 2 May 2016. Russell Thornton, a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, teaches anthropology at the University of California at Los Angeles. 
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  143. ^ McClinton-Temple and Velie 373
  144. ^ "Uvavnuk." Poetry Foundation. Retrieved 6 Aug 2012.
  145. ^ "Exile: Vision Quest at the Edge of Identity." Queer Cultural Center. Retrieved 4 Aug 2012.
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  147. ^ McClinton-Temple and Velie 383
  148. ^ Porter and Roember 119
  149. ^ McClinton-Temple and Velie 369
  150. ^ "Waziyatawin Angela Wilson: Genocide in Your Back Yard." Gustavus Adolphus College. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
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  152. ^ Porter and Roemer 328
  153. ^ Porter and Roemer 157
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