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- 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...
- 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...
- AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 43.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...