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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 11.96
Columbus called them "Indians" because his geography was faulty. But that name and, more importantly, the images it has come to suggest have endured for five centuries, not only obscuring the true identity of the original Americans but serving as an idealogical weapon in their subjugation. Now, in this brilliant and deeply disturbing reinterpretation... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 22.00
In this sweeping work of memoir and commentary, leading cultural critic Paul Chaat Smith illustrates with dry wit and brutal honesty the contradictions of life in ?the Indian business.?á Raised in suburban Maryland and Oklahoma, Smith dove head first into the political radicalism of the 1970s, working with the American Indian Movement until it dissolved... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95
Winner of the the 1998 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award of the Phi Beta Kappa Society King Philip's War, the excruciating racial war--colonists against Indians--that erupted in New England in 1675, was, in proportion to population, the bloodiest in American history. Some even argued that the massacres and outrages on both sides were too horrific to "deserve... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 15.99
Camilla Townsend's stunning new book differs from all previous biographies of Pocahontas in capturing how similar seventeenth century Native Americans were--in the way they saw, understood, and struggled to control their world---not only to the invading British but to ourselves. Neither na´ve nor innocent, Indians like Pocahontas and her father,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 9.99
When Europeans first arrived in North America, between five and eight million indigenous people were already living there. But how did they come to be here? What were their agricultural, spiritual, and hunting practices? How did their societies evolve and what challenges do they face today? Eminent historians Theda Perdue and Michael Green begin by... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 17.00
An acclaimed New York Times bestseller, selected by Salon as a best book of the year, the astonishing untold story of the life and times of Sioux warrior Red Cloud: ?a page-turner with remarkable immediacy?and the narrative sweep of a great Western? ( The Boston Globe ). Red Cloud was the only American Indian in history to defeat the United States... more...
- Prometheus Books 2015; US$ 11.99
In the summer of 1874, Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer led an expedition of some 1000 troops and more than one hundred wagons into the Black Hills of South Dakota. áThis fascinating work of narrative history tells the little-known story of this exploratory mission and reveals how it set the stage for the climactic Battle of the Little... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.99
This book is an illumination of Indian spiritual beliefs and practices. Although a convert to Christianity, Charles Eastman never lost his sense of the wholeness and beauty of the Indian's relation to his existence and to the natural world. The Soul of the Indian treats the reader to a gook look at the ethics and morality of a culture that so few people... more...
- The Floating Press 1902; US$ 4.99
Charles Eastman, whose Sioux name was Ohiyesa (pronounced Oh hee' yay suh), was a Native American author, doctor and reformer who also helped to establish the Boy Scouts of America. His autobiographical Indian Boyhood , popular in Boy Scout programs, is a 1902 recollection of life growing up among the Sioux. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
The Wind River runs from the alpine lakes of the Continental Divide through the nestled valleys of the northern Rocky Mountains and out onto high, windblown plains. More than a century ago, in what would become Wyoming, the federal government set aside 44 million acres on which to confine the unrelated Shoshone and Arapaho tribes. By now the Wind River... more...