I have been out of town for the past week, or I might have answered sooner. I'm sorry to say that I know of NO recent (or even not so recent) novels that are actually written by indigenous peoples of the Americas or Oceania about the coming of the white colonizers. I wish I could help. I even did a search to see what I could come up with (even though I wouldn't have actually read them), but I came up empty. These novels must exist, but I don't know of them.
: Dear Friends,
: I read The Moor's Account by Laila Lalami.
: I loved it. Very good book that challenges
: the "official" (or the more
: common) narratives of the early years of
: Now, I am looking for a similar book:
: colonization of the Americas (or
: Australia/New Zealand) told from the
: perspective of the indigenious peoples.
: Please recommend any and all you can think
: of. I do have a lot of restrictions but
: regardless of my qualifiers, I still want to
: hear what you can suggest. I know when I
: look up the books you suggest, they will
: lead me to other places too, so I welcome
: anything you can offer.
: At the end, I will have to find a book that
: takes place in the new world and it should
: be written after 1980 (i.e. relatively new).
: Any thoughts?