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- Fulcrum Publishing 2010; US$ 17.95
Power and Place examines the issues facing Native American students as they progress through the schools, colleges, and on into professions. This collection of sixteen essays is at once philosophic, practical, and visionary. It is an effort to open discussion about the unique experience of Native Americans and offers a concise reference for administrators,... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 219.00
Offers an overview of food and feasting practices as well as ancient economies in Mesoamerica. This volume details ethnographic, epigraphic and isotopic evidence of these practices. It presents the metaphoric value of food in Mesoamerican symbolism, ritual, and mythology. more...
- D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 15.95
Humor has always been an essential part of North American aboriginal culture. This fact remained unnoticed by most settlers, however, since non-aboriginals just didn?t get the joke. For most of written history, a stern, unyielding profile of ?the Indian? dominated the popular mainstream imagination. Indians, it was believed, never laughed. But Indians... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 85.00
Native Americans Today: A Biographical Dictionary focuses on the lives of contemporary Native Americans. Such treatments are rare, as most Native American biographies are historical (pre-1900) and cover familiar figures. Profiles collected here are written to be enjoyable as well as instructive, presented as examples of personal storytelling that should... 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.? 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 2011; US$ 20.00
Excerpts from Native American speeches--by Moctezuma, Tecumseh, Cochise, Sitting Bull, and others--accompanied by commentary by non-Indian observers, provide an eloquent overview of five hundred years of fateful encounters between Europeans and Native Americans. more...
- Touchstone 2011; Not Available
"This book came about as the result of a vision that I had long ago...." So writes Chippewa medicine man, seer, and Indian leader Sun Bear. In The Medicine Wheel he and his medicine helper, Wabun, share his vision, setting forth a whole new system of earth astrology to help guide people not only in their daily living but in their life path as well.... more...
- Atria Books/Beyond Words 2007; Not Available
In this first volume of The White Buffalo Woman Trilogy, author Heyoka Merrifield celebrates the sacredness of nature and the return of a culture hidden by time. Eyes of Wisdom offers a deeply moving narration of life and ceremony on the plains that is richly interwoven with Native American and other mythic traditions. The author draws inspiration... more...