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- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 7.99
A bestselling master of historical fiction, James Alexander Thom has brought unforgettable Native American figures to life for millions of readers, powerfully dramatizing their fortitude, fearsomeness, and profound fates. Now he and his wife, Dark Rain, have created a magnificent portrait of an astonishing woman?one who led her people in war when she... more...
- Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2004; US$ 8.99
The American Indian culture consisted of specific customs and traditions that regulated everything from who would lead the tribes to who would marry within the tribes. They kept precise, detailed accounts of their tribal histories because they foresaw the importance of passing down their histories. 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 38.99
The Historical Dictionary of Native American Movements_through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects_is a useful reference on topics dealing with key... more...
- 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...