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- University Press of Florida 2010; US$ 49.95
The residents of Mississippian towns principally located in the southeastern and midwestern United States from 900 to1500 A.D. made many beautiful objects, which included elaborate and well-crafted copper and shell ornaments, pottery vessels, and stonework. Some of these objects were socially valued goods and often were placed in ritual context, such... more...
- AltaMira Press 2000; US$ 34.99
First Nations people know that a tribe must have control over its resources and sustain its identity as a distinct civilization for economic development to make sense. With an integrated approach to tribal societies that defines development as a means to the end of sustaining tribal character, Dean Howard Smith offers both conceptual and practical... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
The word mohawk means many things to different people: a river, a valley, a tribe, even a type of haircut. Just as Sioux conjures up an image of the Great Plains, horses, and war bonnets, the name Mohawk often summons images of the Northeast Woodland, gushing streams, and the tomahawk. In recent times, the Mohawk have added iron and steel work to their... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95
A funny and touching story about how to deal with the struggles of adulthood, how to live a good life, and how money can complicate it all. Michael Baughman?s hope was to send his oldest grandson off to his first year of college in the fall of 2012 with an informed and thoughtful attitude toward what has long been a powerful American fixation:... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 29.95
From approximately AD 900 to 1600, ancient Mississippian culture dominated todays southeastern United States. These Native American societies, known more popularly as moundbuilders, had populations that numbered in the thousands, produced vast surpluses of food, engaged in longdistance trading, and were ruled by powerful leaders who raised large... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
The “Wild? West is full of stories told and retold. The captivity narrative, stories of people captured by usually “uncivilized? or “barbaric? enemies, is a curious category of literature, and the American genre more so. These accounts of capture, usually by Native Americans, were quite popular in both Europe and America from the seventeenth to the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
There has been much talk and effort focused on the educational achievement gap between white versus black, Hispanic and American Indian students. While there has been some movement the gap has not appreciably narrowed, and it has narrowed the least for Native American students. This volume addresses this disparity by melding evidence-based instruction... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00
Because today?s DNA testing seems so compelling and powerful, increasing numbers of Native Americans have begun to believe their own metaphors: ?in our blood? is giving way to ?in our DNA.? In Native American DNA , Kim TallBear shows how Native American claims to land, resources, and sovereignty that have taken generations to ratify may be seriously?and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 26.95
Focusing on three diverse indigenous traditions, Native American Religious Traditions highlights the?distinct oral traditions and ceremonial practices; the impact of colonialism on religious life; and the ways in which indigenous communities of North America have responded, and continue to respond, to colonialism and Euroamerican cultural hegemony.... more...
- AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 42.99
Carol Ward examines persistent dropout rates among Native American youth, which remain high despite overall increases in Native adult education attainment in the last twenty years. Focusing on the experiences of the Northern Cheyenne nation, she analyses historical, ethnographic, and quantitative data. This volume will be of use to policy makers, instructors... more...