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  • A Totem Pole Historyby Pauline R. Hillaire; Gregory P. Fields; CHiXapkaid Michael Pavel

    UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 40.00

    Joseph Hillaire (Lummi, 1894?1967) is recognized as one of the great Coast Salish artists, carvers, and tradition-bearers of the twentieth century. In A Totem Pole History , his daughter Pauline Hillaire, Scälla?Of the Killer Whale, who is herself a well-known cultural historian and conservator, tells the story of her father?s life and the traditional... more...

  • History in the Makingby Jr. Donald H. Holly

    AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 79.99

    History in the Making: The Archaeology of the Eastern Subarctic offers both a critical history and historiography of the Eastern Subarctic from the point of view of the archaeologists and anthropologists who studied it. more...

  • Indians and Wannabesby Ann M. Axtmann

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 69.95

    Colloquially the term ?powwow? refers to a meeting where important matters will be discussed. However, at the thousands of Native American intertribal dances that occur every year throughout the United States and Canada, a powwow means something else altogether. Sometimes lasting up to a week, these social gatherings are a sacred tradition central... more...

  • Places of Memoryby Alan Peshkin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    While visiting New Mexico, the author was struck with the opportunity the state presents to explore the school-community relationship in rural, religious, and multiethnic sociocultural settings. In New Mexico, the school-community relationship can be learned within four major culture groups -- Indian, Spanish-American, Mexican, and Anglo. Together,... more...

  • American Indian Womenby Gretchen M. Bataille; Kathleen Mullen Sands

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2013; US$ 16.95

    Indian women's autobiographies have been slighted because of the assumption that women had a secondary and insignificant role in Indian society. Gretchen M. Bataille and Kathleen Mullen Sands cogently demonstrate in this book the creative vitality of autobiographies that, despite differences in style and purpose, clarify the centrality of women in... more...

  • Kinship, Capitalism, Changeby Michael J. Francisconi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Politics of Arctic Sovereigntyby Jessica M. Shadian

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Interest in Arctic politics is on the rise. While recent accounts of the topic place much emphasis on climate change or a new geopolitics of the region, the history of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) and Arctic politics reaches back much further in time. Drawing out the complex relationship between domestic, Arctic, international and transnational... more...

  • Money Sucksby Michael Baughman

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.99

    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...

  • Oglala Religionby William K. Powers

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 24.95

    This study seeks to explain how one group of Native Americans, the Oglala Sioux, has preserved its social and cultural identity despite formidable attempts by the U.S. government to eliminate tribal societies. Treating continuity and change as two aspects of the same phenomenon, it focuses on the nature of the uniquely Oglala values that persist,... more...

  • The Shawnee Prophetby R. David Edmunds

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 22.00

    In the early 1800s, when control of the Old Northwest had not yet been assured to the United States, the Shawnee leaders Tecumseh and his brother Tenskwatawa, the Shawnee Prophet, led an intertribal movement culminating at the Battle of Tippecanoe and the Battle of the Thames. Historians have portrayed Tecumseh, the war leader, as the key figure in... more...