3 for Fans of Love Medicine

Like Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich? Try these!

There There by Tommy Orange
Here is a story of several people, each of whom has private reasons for traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow. There will be glorious communion and a spectacle of sacred tradition and pageantry. And there will be sacrifice, heroism, and unspeakable loss.

Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice
With winter looming, a small northern Anishinaabe community goes dark. While the band council and a pocket of community members struggle to maintain order, unexpected visitors arrive from the south. The community leadership loses its grip on power as the visitors manipulate the tired and hungry to take control of the reserve.

Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
Tayo, a young Native American, has been a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II, and the horrors of captivity have almost eroded his will to survive. His return to the Laguna Pueblo reservation only increases his feeling of estrangement and alienation.