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- ReadHowYouWant 2013; US$ 9.99
Born a slave in free territory, Joseph Godfrey died widely reviled for his controversial role in the U.S. Dakota War of 1862. Separated from his mother at age five when his master sold her, Joseph Godfrey was kept in bondage in Minnesota to serve the fur - trade elite. To escape his masters' beatings and abuse, he sought refuge in his teens among... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95
Osprey's examination of one of the most famous battles of the latter part of the American Indian Wars (1622-1918). With the wars between the US and the Native Americans drawing to a close, one tribe in Eastern Oregon continued to resist. The Nez Perce, led by the "Red Napoleon" Chief Joseph, refused to surrender and accept resettlement. Instead, Chief... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 23.99
If Sitting Bull is the most famous Indian, Tecumseh is the most revered. Although Tecumseh literature exceeds that devoted to any other Native American, this is the first reliable biography--thirty years in the making--of the shadowy figure who created a loose confederacy of diverse Indian tribes that exted from the Ohio territory northeast to New... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
Hidden in the shadow cast by the great western expeditions of Lewis and Clark lies another journey every bit as poignant, every bit as dramatic, and every bit as essential to an understanding of who we are as a nation -- the 1,800-mile journey made by Chief Joseph and eight hundred Nez Perce men, women, and children from their homelands in what is... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available
A comprehensive guide to the history, culture, and religious beliefs and practices of America?s native people, The Element Encyclopedia of Native Americans tells the varied and colourful stories of the tribes, their greatest leaders, wars, pacts, and the long-lasting impact that their profound wisdom and spirituality has on the West today. more...
- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
A visual pleasure and a unique insight into American history For the first time ever, here is renowned photographer Gertrude Käsebier's haunting collection of photographs of Native American performers from Buffalo Bill's Wild West show at the turn of the century. One hundred years later, Käsebier's portraits remain significant visual records into... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 45.00
In the fourteenth century, a culture arose in and around the Edwards Plateau of Central Texas that represents the last prehistoric peoples before the cultural upheaval introduced by European explorers. This culture has been labeled the Toyah phase, characterized by a distinctive tool kit and a bone-tempered pottery tradition. Spanish documents,... more...
- AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 33.99
Modern American Indian life is urban, rural, and everything in-between. Lobo and Peters have compiled an unprecedented collection of innovative scholarship, poetry, prose, and stunning art?from photography and graffiti to rap and songs?that documents American Indian experiences of urban life. A pervasive rural/urban dichotomy still shapes the popular... more...
- Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95
This Young Reader's edition tells tales from George Catlin's travels among the Indians of South America and the North American Pacific Coast. Catlin is famous for his classic studies of the lives of Plains Indians. more...
- Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95
First published in 1918, Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains contains vivid biographical sketches of fifteen great Indian leaders: Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, Little Crow, Chief Joseph etc. Some of these men, such as Red Cloud and Rain-in-the-Face, were friends and acquaintances of Eastman, who was raised as young Sioux in 19th century. more...