Indigenous-Owned Bookstores in the USA and Canada

This directory is regularly updated to reflect new stores. Last update: 4/26/2022


To promote and support Indigenous businesses, we’ve put together a directory of Indigenous-owned bookstores based in the USA and Canada. Check each listing for the store’s website, as well as how to follow them on social media.


Libro.fm Partner Stores

Stores listed with Libro.fm Storefronts below are Libro.fm partner stores*, meaning that when you purchase audiobooks from their Libro.fm Storefront, it directly supports their bookstore.

*Bookstores: Want to become a Libro.fm partner store? Email bookstores@libro.fm, and we’ll take care of the rest.


United States

California

Libelula Books and Co.
San Diego, CA

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Hawaii

Nā Mea Hawaiʻi
Honolulu, HI

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Native Books
Honolulu, HI

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Illinois

AfriWare Books
Maywood, IL

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Iowa

Libélula Books
Waterloo, IA

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Kansas

Books & Burrow
Pittsburg, KS

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Michigan

Coy’s Comics
Saginaw, MI

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Minnesota

Birchbark Books
Minneapolis, MN

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New Mexico

Red Planet Comics
Albuquerque, NM

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New York

La Vie Est Belle Librairie
Larchmont,NY

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North Carolina

Talking Leaves
Cherokee, NC

Oklahoma

Eleanor’s Bookshop
Tulsa, OK

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Green Feather Book Company
Norman, OK

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One Feather Books and Gifts
Tahlequah, OK

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South Dakota

Bird Cage Book Store
Rapid City, SD

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Texas



Canada

Back Alley Book Nook
Athabasca, AB

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Barely Bruised Books
Ottawa, Ontario

Chat Noir Books
New Liskeard, ON

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Goodminds
Brantford, Ontario

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Iron Dog Books
Vancouver, BC

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Librairie Hannenorak
Wendake, Québec

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Massy Books
Vancouver, BC

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Online

Raven Reads
Subscription box shipping from Vancouver, BC

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Strong Nations
Online

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Publishing

Theytus Books Publishing House
Syilx territory on the Penticton Indian Reserve, BC

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Indigenous-owned bookstores in the USA and Canada. Listed are 9 stores in the USA, 7 in Canada, and 2 online. See the full list at https://blog.libro.fm/indigenous-owned-bookstores/

See any Indigenous-owned bookstores we’ve missed? Let us know in the comments below!

9 thoughts on “Indigenous-Owned Bookstores in the USA and Canada

  1. Talking Leaves on the Cherokee Rez in NC is an absolutely incredible Native run store! Would love to see it on the list 🙂

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