The Writing Experience: An Iroquois Guide to Written Storytelling is the first writing manual for Native People. Writer Richard Green from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, Ontario has masterfully compiled this how-to guide based on his years of professional experience as a writer, editor and teacher. From the opening chapters, Green covers cultural differences, examines why individuals should tell their stories and why they have may not have succeeded in the past. The book lays out step-by-step, the proven professional methods for the creation of a short story.
The Last Raven and Other Stories by Six Nations Mohawk writer Richard G. Green masterfully brings alive the struggles, adversities and triumphs common to contemporary urban/reserve Native North American Indians in Canada and the U.S. This collection of twelve short stories was selected from the author's extensive literary output. Green's stories have appeared exclusively in Native publications and literary anthologies. The Last Raven and Other Stories features a variety of characters ranging from adolescents to 30 something urban yuppies.
Sing, Like a Hermit Thrush is a contemporary young adult novel that features thirteen-year-old Darrin Captain, a Mohawk youth whose mysterious dream launches an adventure in self-realization. Set on the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, the author introduces characters whose family relationships and cultural heritage are foremost. The story involves Darrin and his attempt to solve the mystery of his dream. During his efforts, he learns about traditional Native storytelling, relationships and understands that it is okay to be different.