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  • My Captivityby Fanny Kelly

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99

    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 nineteenth... more...

  • Contemporary Native American Political Issuesby Troy Johnson

    AltaMira Press 2000; US$ 37.99

    "How does one make a clear distinction between issues such as tribal sovereignty, indigenous rights, and law and justice? How do these topics differ, and can they be separated from, issues such as identity, health, and environment? The answer, of course, lies in the interconnectedness of all aspects of Native American life, culture, religion, and politics.... more...

  • Native Americans in the School Systemby Carol J. Ward

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 45.99

    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...

  • Native American DNAby Kim TallBear

    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...

  • Medicine Waysby Clifford E. Trafzer; Diane Weiner

    AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 39.99

    Improving the dire health problems faced by many Native American communities is central to their cultural, political, and economic well being. However, it is still too often the case that both theoretical studies and applied programs fail to account for Native American perspectives on the range of factors that actually contribute to these problems... more...

  • Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeastby Alice P. Wright; Edward R. Henry

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 79.95

    The Early and Middle Woodland periods (1000 BCE-500 CE) were remarkable for their level of culture contact and interaction in pre-Columbian North America. This volume, featuring case studies from Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Mississippi, Kentucky, Alabama, and Tennessee, sheds new light on the various approaches to the study of the dynamic and... more...

  • Standing Togetherby Beverly J. Klug

    R&L Education 2012; US$ 41.99

    This book provides information about the importance of teaching American Indian students by bridging home and schools, using students? cultural capital as a springboard for academic success. Culturally Responsive Pedagogy is explored from its earliest beginnings following the 1928 Meriam Report. Successful education of Native students depends on... more...

  • America Discovered by the Welsh in 1170 A.D.by Benjamin Franklin Bowen

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    Conspiracy theorists and open-minded history buffs will enjoy the explosive argument at the center of Benjamin Franklin Bowen's treatise America Discovered by the Welsh in 1170 A.D. Bowen marshals a surprisingly compelling account of what he claims was the first European contingent of explorers to reach the shores of what would come to be known... more...

  • 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...