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November is National Native American Heritage Month. To honor indigenous peoples, we have made this list of fiction and nonfiction books written by authors of indigenous heritage. "Own Voices" is a term libraries use to describe books written by people with lived experience in an identity.

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Consumer Reports

Reviews, ratings, recommendations, video clips and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

Mango Languages

Lessons in 70-plus languages, including English. Download the Mango Languages app to use on mobile devices.

Heritage Quest

A source for U.S. census records, books, periodicals, Revolutionary War service records, and Freedman's Bank deposit or records.

Historical Iowa City Newspapers

Covers historical newspapers in the Iowa City area from 1840 to 1929, including the Iowa City Daily Press, the Iowa City Republican, and the Iowa City Press Citizen.

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