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  • History in the Makingby Jr. Donald H. Holly

    AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 69.99

    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...

  • Indian Playby Lisa K. Neuman

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 50.00

    When Indian University?now Bacone College?opened its doors in Indian Territory (now Oklahoma) in 1880, it was a small Baptist institution designed to train young Native Americans to be teachers and Christian missionaries among their own people and to act as agents of cultural assimilation. From 1927 to 1957, however, Bacone College changed course... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • Caddo Connectionsby Jeffrey S. Girard; Timothy K. Perttula; Mary Beth Trubitt

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 84.99

    This up-to-date archaeological synthesis highlights current perspectives on Caddo origins and cultural elaborations in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. Throughout, the authors explore the role of interactions among Caddo communities as well as between the Caddo Area and the Southeast, southern Plains, and Southwest. more...

  • Admiral De Grasse and American Independenceby Charles Lee Lewis

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    The average American knows little or nothing of the great service rendered by Admiral de Grasse, a French admiral, to the cause of American independence in the battle off Cape Henry in 1781. The battle off Cape Henry had ultimate effects more important than those of Waterloo. De Grasse?s action entailed upon the British the final loss of the thirteen... more...

  • Culturicide, Resistance, and Survival of the Lakota (Sioux Nation)by James V. Fenelon

    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...

  • Challenging Fronterasby Mary Romero; Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo; Vilma Ortiz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    Challenging Fronteras reflects an important new wave of research that moves beyond sweeping generalizations that treat Latinos as a monolithic cultural group. This anthology focuses on the diversity of Latino experiences by providing historical specificity and cutting-edge research that employs the conceptual and analytical tools of social science.... more...