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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 35.99
A book that radically changes our understanding of North America before and after the arrival of Europeans Encounters at the Heart of the World concerns the Mandan Indians, iconic Plains people whose teeming, busy towns on the upper Missouri River were for centuries at the center of the North American universe. We know of them mostly because... more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 16.99
Bern Will Brown provides an in-depth account of the Northwest Territories' Sahtu Dene people (named "Arctic Hareskin" people by European explorers) across the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The book includes insights into how the communities address modern life and growing threats to their traditions and identity. more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2014; US$ 19.95
Black Elk Speaks , the story of the Oglala Lakota visionary and healer Nicholas Black Elk (1863?1950) and his people during momentous twilight years of the nineteenth century, offers readers much more than a precious glimpse of a vanished time. Black Elk?s searing visions of the unity of humanity and Earth, conveyed by John G. Neihardt, have made... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 22.99
A stirring retelling of the Black Hawk War that brings into dramatic focus the forces struggling for control over the American frontier Until 1822, when John Jacob Aster swallowed up the fur trade and the trading posts of the upper Mississippi were closed, the 6,000-strong Sauk Nation occupied one of North America's largest and most prosperous... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 74.99
This book argues that the US is a great colonial power and that this is clearly evident in network television?s treatment of minorities and colonized peoples. This book argues that televised representations of Native Americans fit neatly into what would be called ?colonial discourse.? more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 17.95
In the autumn of 1878 a band of Cheyenne Indians set out from Indian Territory, where they had been sent by the U.S. government, to return to their homeland in Yellowstone country. Mari Sandoz tells the saga of their heartbreaking fifteen-hundred-mile flight. Alan Boye provides an introduction to this Bison Books edition. more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 24.95
With a simplicity as disarming as it is frank, Left Handed tells of his birth in the spring "when the cottonwood leaves were about the size of my thumbnail," of family chores such as guarding the sheep near the hogan, and of his sexual awakening. As he grows older, his account turns to life in the open: nomadic cattle-raising, farming, trading, communal... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 19.95
In Saga of Chief Joseph , Helen Addison Howard has written the definitive biography of the great Nez Perce chief, a diplomat among warriors. In times of war and peace, Chief Joseph exhibited gifts of the first rank. Even though he was a leader for peace and tribal liberty, he was destined to see the defeat of his people in the Nez Perce War of 1877... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 15.95
Frank Fools Crow, a spiritual and civic leader of the Teton Sioux, spent nearly a century helping those of every race. A disciplined, gentle man who upheld the old ways, he was aggrieved by the social ills he saw besetting his own people and forthright in denouncing them. When he died in 1989 at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, he was widely... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 30.00
An astonishing untold story of the American West The great Sioux warrior-statesman Red Cloud was the only American Indian in history to defeat the United States Army in a war, forcing the government to sue for peace on his terms. At the peak of Red Cloud?s powers the Sioux could claim control of one-fifth of the contiguous United States and the... more...