Keeping the Circles Strong: Supporting the Work of Native Writers and Storytellers

Wordcraft Circle and Native Writers' Circle of the Americas 

Supporting the work and words of emerging and professional Indigenous and Native American writers and storytellers since 1992.

With generosity, reciprocity, and a focus on decolonization through literature, youth literacy, language revitalization, and community revitalization, Wordcraft Circle ensures the voices of Native American and Indigenous writers and storytellers—past, present, and future—are heard throughout the world.



  • If stories come to you, care for them. And learn to give them away where they are needed. Sometimes a person needs a story more than food to stay alive. —Barry Lopez, in Crow and Weasel