Considered one of Zane Grey's best novels, The Vanishing American was originally published in serialized form in the Ladies Home Journal in 1922. It reveals Grey's empathy for the Native American and his deep concern for the future survival of that culture. It is the story of Nophaie, a young Navajo, who is picked up by a party of whites at the age of seven. White parents bring the child up as though he were their own, eventually sending him to a prestigious Eastern college
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS by James Fenimore Cooper Richard Hutson -- one of the world’s great adventure stories, dramatizes how the birth of American culture was intertwined with that of Native Americans.