for Native Writers by Kim Sigafus
Sherman Alexie (Spokane/Coeur d'Alene) Marilyn Dumont (Cree/MÃ©tis)
Joseph Boyden (Cree/MÃ©tis) Louise Erdrich (Ojibwa)
Joseph Bruchac (Abenaki) Tomson Highway (Cree)
Maria Campbell (MÃ©tis) N. Scott Momaday (Kiowa/Cherokee)
Nicola Campbell (Interior Salish of Nle7kepmx Tim Tingle (Choctaw)
[Thompson] and Nsilx [Okanagan]/MÃ©tis)
Many individuals portrayed in the Native Trailblazers series surmounted adversity and humble beginnings in their journey for personal success. The Trailblazer books feature positive role models for Native students while providing non-Native students with a view of Indigenous people today.