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Why Choose This Book?


The True Story of a Native American Rock BandRedbone by Christian Staebler

by Christian Staebler, Sonia Paolini, illustrated by Thibault Balahy

"Presents the history of the Native American rock band Redbone, who rose to fame while maintaining their cultural identity, and took a stand as the American Indian Movement in the 1970s gained momentum..

"Well-researched and well-paced, this book will introduce a new generation to the music and impact of Redbone. Musicians with heart put their people before profits in an inspirational tale."

- Kirkus Review

Read this book if...

  • You like to go "behind the music"
  • You are interested in Indigenous history, but aren't sure where to start
  • You enjoy non-fiction comics



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More About the Book

The Creative Team

The co-authors and illustrators are all based in France.  

About the Band

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