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Indians of North America

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  • Indian Boyhoodby Charles A. Eastman

    The Floating Press 1902; US$ 4.99

    Charles Eastman, whose Sioux name was Ohiyesa (pronounced Oh hee' yay suh), was a Native American author, doctor and reformer who also helped to establish the Boy Scouts of America. His autobiographical Indian Boyhood , popular in Boy Scout programs, is a 1902 recollection of life growing up among the Sioux. more...

  • Catawba Valley Mississippianby David G. Moore

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 39.95

    An excellent example of ethnohistory and archaeology working together, this model study reveals the origins of the Catawba Indians of North Carolina. By the 18th century, the modern Catawba Indians were living along the river and throughout the valley that bears their name near the present North Carolina-South Carolina border, but little was known... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Native American Movementsby Todd Leahy; Raymond Wilson

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 44.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Native American Movements_through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects_is a useful reference on topics dealing with key... more...

  • Chiefdoms and Other Archaeological Delusionsby Timothy R. Pauketat

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 34.99

    This book sweeps away the last vestiges of social-evolutionary explanations of 'chiefdoms' by rethinking the history of Pre-Columbian Southeast peoples and comparing them to ancient peoples in the Southwest, Mexico, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia. more...

  • The Native American Book of Changeby White Deer of Autumn

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99

    The Native American Book of Change The Circle of Life is an American Indian symbol for the Four Directions. The four colors represent the four stages of life, from childhood to old age; the cycle of seasons, from spring to winter; and the four races of people. Each of the Four Directions symbolizes a certain power. In this circle, East is knowledge,... more...

  • Stoney Creek Womanby Bridget Moran

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2002; US$ 18.99

    The captivating story of Mary John (who passed away in 2004), a pioneering Carrier Native whose life on the Stoney Creek reserve in central BC is a capsule history of First Nations life from a unique woman's perspective. A mother of twelve, Mary endured much tragedy and heartbreak--the pangs of racism, poverty, and the deaths of six children--but... more...

  • Me Funnyby Drew Hayden Taylor

    D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 15.99

    Humor has always been an essential part of North American aboriginal culture. This fact remained unnoticed by most settlers, however, since non-aboriginals just didn?t get the joke. For most of written history, a stern, unyielding profile of the Indian? dominated the popular mainstream imagination. Indians, it was believed, never laughed. But Indians... more...

  • The Kennedysby Richard Avedon; Shannon Thomas Perich

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 19.49

    In the early 1960s, Richard Avedon was commissioned by Harper's Bazaar to create Observations , a column that consisted of a series of nine photographic essays. The subject of the first essay was John F. Kennedy and his young family, who sat for formal black-and-white portraits just three weeks prior to Kennedy's presidential inauguration. Six... more...

  • Source Material for the Social and Ceremonial Life of the Choctaw Indiansby John Swanton; Kenneth H. Carleton

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 34.95

    Long considered the undisputed authority on the Indians of the southern United States, anthropologist John Swanton published this history as the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) Bulletin 103 in 1931. Swanton's descriptions are drawn from earlier records?including those of DuPratz and Romans?and from Choctaw informants.... more...

  • Chefs Guerriersby Bernd Horn; Stephen Harris

    Dundurn 2002; US$ 8.99

    Chefs guerriers, Perspectives concernant les militaires canadiens de haut niveau est le premier d?une série de deux livres qui examine l?expérience et les perspectives uniquement canadiennes en ce qui concerne le travail des généraux et l?art d?être amiral. more...