“To the heroic code talkers of World War I and their descendants”

“France held centuries of world history. But how would history remember this war? That was one reason Matthew was there, to write truth to the best of his ability. The pen would tell generations to come what the sword could do and perhaps they would choose wiser paths.”p.229, Chapter 32, Anumpa Warrior Summary: Anumpa Warrior…

Interview with Choctaw author Sarah Elisabeth Sawyer

The last article I posted is a review of the book Anumpa Warrior by the Choctaw author Sarah Elisabeth Sawyer! Today, this blog post will be all about the author since she kindly accepted to answer my questions! If you don’t remember quite well what Anumpa Warrior is about, you can still check my book…

There There by Tommy Orange

“We are Indians and Native Americans, American Indians and Native American Indians, North American Indians, Natives, NDNs and Ind’ins, Status Indians and Non-Status Indians, First Nations Indians and Indians so Indian we either think about the fact of it every single day or we never think about it at all. We are Urban Indians and…

Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown

A book I’ve been meaning to write about for a long time now. Although the book is 445 pages long, it remains a brief history of Native Americans, of the conquest of the West. Dee Brown (not a Native American) focuses on a specific period of time, from 1860 to 1890 and doesn’t hide the…

Bleu Blanc Vert, Maïssa Bey

  Bleu Blanc Vert (Blue White Green) by the Algerian author (Tata) Maïssa Bey is my new favorite novel of 2018. I thought you should know that first before really diving into it. The story is set in the capital of the newly independent Algeria, in September 1962, three months after the Independence had been…

About Assia

Hum yeah Let’s skip this for now, I am not very good at introducing myself. Get to know me through the books I read and review instead! Below is a picture of me in my natural habitat