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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Born in Ohio, Stephen Return Riggs spent much of his life working as a missionary amongst members of the Dakota Sioux tribe in what is now the state of Minnesota. During this period, he also worked to document the language and culture of the Dakota Sioux, producing several important linguistic works. This engaging volume offers a more personal take... more...
- 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...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 20.00
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...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
The 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt was a quintessential American whose bold personality shines through in every line of this deeply engaging memoir. In addition to detailing his contributions in Washington, D.C., the autobiography lavishes attention on the outdoor exploits and early conservation efforts that were among Roosevelt's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.00
This ground-breaking work develops theories and methods of analyzing the United States' domination of Native Americans through a study of the Lakota society known as the "Sioux Nation of Indians." Two centuries of struggle between nations and cultures during the U.S. expansion over North America are described utilizing policy (BIA) and cross-cultural... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 27.95
Prophets of the Great Spirit offers an in-depth look at the work of a diverse group of Native American visionaries who forged new, syncretic religious movements that provided their peoples with the ideological means to resist white domination. By blending ideas borrowed from Christianity with traditional beliefs, they transformed ?high? gods or... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
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...
- Yucca Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
The year when everything needed to be experienced and tried, when innocence was tempted, played, and lost. 1969 was that pivotal year for the baby boomers. Young and innocent, they were given the ultimate freedoms and were faced with growing up. This touching, hilarious memoir is the true story of a late sixties grand tour of Europe—a life-defining... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 27.00
Frontiersmen in Blue is a comprehensive history of the achievements and failures of the United States Regular and Volunteer Armies that confronted the Indian tribes of the West in the two decades between the Mexican War and the close of the Civil War. Between 1848 and 1865 the men in blue fought nearly all of the western tribes. Robert Utley describes... more...