Elias Boudinot - Cherokee & His America - By Ralph Henry Gabriel
This book was originally published in 1941 by University of Oklahoma Press. It is recently reprinted, and is the history and story of Elias Boudinot. He was a formative part of Cherokee history, educated by Moravian missionaries in Georgia, and at the Foreign Mission School in Cornwall, CT. Order here.
Oklahoma's Atticus: An Innocent Man And The Lawyer Who Fought For Him - by Hunter Howe Cates
This newly released hardback book is a fascinating telling of the true story of Buster Youngwolfe, a young Cherokee man arrested for the murder of an 11 year old girl in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1953. Public Defender and Creek Indian, Elliott Howe, the author’s grandfather, was appointed to represent the young man. Both men were born poor Native Americans. They faced the powerful county attorney’s office, as well as the power of the media, and public opinion in this battle. It is both a true-crime mystery and a legal thriller. Order here.