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- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 26.00
As the Creek Indians amassed a fortune in cattle and slaves, new property fostered a new possessiveness, and government by coercion bred confrontation. A New Order of Things is the first book to chronicle this decisive transformation which left deep divisions between the wealthy and poor, powerful and powerless. more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 60.00
Focusing on the American Cherokee people and the South Carolina settlers, this book traces the two cultures and their interactions from 1680, when Charleston was established as the main town in the region, until 1785, when the Cherokees first signed a treaty with the United States. Hatley retrieves the unfamiliar dimensions of a world in which Native... more...
- HarperCollins US 2006; US$ 12.99
Explores myths and historical facts pertaining to the life of Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph in an account that challenges beliefs about the role he played in the tribe's retreat and documents the tragic destruction of the Nez Perce way of life. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 19.99
Catherine/Kateri Tekakwitha (1656-1680) has become known over the centuries as a holy Catholic convert. She is revered as the first Native North American proposed for sainthood. This book presents her story along with Claude Chauchetiere, a French Jesuit, who came to America hoping to rescue savages from sin and paganism. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 64.99
Among the most socially and personally vocal archaeological remains on the North American continent are the massive and often complexly designed earthen architecture of Hopewellian peoples of two thousand years ago, their elaborately embellished works of art made of glistening metals and stones from faraway places, and their highly formalized mortuaries.... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2006; US$ 49.95
A collection of essays examining the issues surrounding the listening, recording, and sharing of First Nations voices, stories, and songs. These essays, which contextualize stories within anthropology, flow from Robin Ridington and Jillian Ridington's decades of work with the Athapaskan-speaking Dane-zaa people, who live in Peace River area. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 64.99
This book presents, for the first time, a detailed, holistic synthesis of the lifeways, culture, history, and material record of the ceremonially and socially rich Hopewell peoples who lived in the Scioto valley and neighboring areas in Ohio in the first centuries A.D. The Scioto Hopewell built monumental, 80 acre earthworks aligned precisely to astronomical... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2008; US$ 39.95
A timely, comprehensive reevaluation of the Southeastern Ceremonial Complex. One of the most venerable concepts in Southeastern archaeology is that of the Southern Cult. The idea has its roots in the intensely productive decade (archaeologically) of the 1930s and is fundamentally tied to yet another venerable concept—Mississippian culture.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2002; US$ 15.00
Joseph M. Marshall?s thoughtful, illuminating account of how the spiritual beliefs of the Lakota people can help us all lead more meaningful, ethical lives. Rich with storytelling, history, and folklore, The Lakota Way expresses the heart of Native American philosophy and reveals the path to a fulfilling and meaningful life. Joseph Marshall... more...