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Chris La Tray is a Métis storyteller, a descendent of the Pembina Band of the mighty Red River of the North and an enrolled member of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians. His third book, Becoming Little Shell: Returning Home to the Landless Indians of Montana, will be published by Milkweed Editions on August 20, 2024. His first book, One-Sentence Journal: Short Poems and Essays from the World at Large won the 2018 Montana Book Award and a 2019 High Plains Book Award. His book of haiku and haibun poetry, Descended from a Travel-worn Satchel, was published in 2021 by Foothills Publishing. Chris writes the weekly newsletter "An Irritable Métis" and lives near Frenchtown, Montana. He is the Montana Poet Laureate for 2023–2025.

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

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Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World By Tyson Yunkaporta Cover Image
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Published: HarperOne - May 18th, 2021

Braided Creek: A Conversation in Poetry: Expanded Anniversary Edition By Ted Kooser, Jim Harrison, Naomi Shihab Nye (Foreword by) Cover Image
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - August 15th, 2023

Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver By Mary Oliver Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399563263
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Published: Penguin Books - November 10th, 2020

Open this book to any page and Mary Oliver will deliver a poem that will lodge itself deeply in your heart. I read her for inspiration, solace, and just the sheer wonder of occupying a gorgeous mind.


Poet Warrior: A Memoir By Joy Harjo Cover Image
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 9th, 2022

Winter in the Blood By James Welch, Louise Erdrich (Introduction by), Joy Harjo (Foreword by) Cover Image
By James Welch, Louise Erdrich (Introduction by), Joy Harjo (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780143105220
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Published: Penguin Classics - July 29th, 2008

The Mishomis Book: The Voice of the Ojibway By Edward Benton-Banai Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780816673827
Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - January 22nd, 2010

One Native Life By Richard Wagamese Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781553653127
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Published: Douglas & McIntyre - July 14th, 2009

Bright Dead Things: Poems By Ada Limón Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781571314710
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 15th, 2015

In Search of Small Gods By Jim Harrison Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781556593192
Published: Copper Canyon Press - August 17th, 2010