Native American Heritage Month Poetry

Native American Heritage Month Resources


Poetry Foundation

The poets and poems gathered here showcase both the universal and the particular approaches Native American authors have taken to writing about diverse, indigenous cultures. 

Warrior Cry: Poetry Performance

Watch Sarah Lewis perform Warrior Cry in the video above — a piece Lewis describes as being written from the perspective of a dangerously empowered Indigenous woman.

Poetry Books by Indigenous Authors

November is National Native American Heritage Month, so it's a perfect time to spotlight authors writing about history, identity, family, nature, trauma, tradition, and more from the perspective of their lived experience.