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- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 24.95
Fascinating, wide-ranging study by expert on the subject describes and illustrates signs used for specific words ? "antelope," "brave," "trade," "yes," ? for phrases, sentences and even dialogues. Scores of diagrams show precise movements of body and hands for signing. Of great interest to students of linguistics and Native American culture. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 4.95
The author, who was raised among the Sioux until the age of 15, is a uniquely qualified interpreter of Native American ways. He discusses forms of ceremonial and symbolic worship, the unwritten scriptures, and the spirit world, emphasizing the universal quality and personal appeal of Native American religion. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 35.99
A radical reinterpretation of early American history from a native point of view In Masters of Empire , the historian Michael McDonnell reveals the pivotal role played by the native peoples of the Great Lakes in the history of North America. Though less well known than the Iroquois or Sioux, the Anishinaabeg who lived along Lakes Michigan and... more...
- Michigan State University Press 2010; US$ 39.95
Drawing on archival and published documents in several languages, archeological data, and Iroquois oral traditions, The Edge of the Woods explores the ways in which spatial mobility represented the geographic expression of Iroquois social, political, and economic priorities. By reconstructing the late precolonial Iroquois settlement landscape and... more...
- Michigan State University Press 1999; US$ 20.75
Popular media depict miners as a rough-and-tumble lot who diligently worked the placers along scenic rushing rivers while living in roaring mining camps in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Trafzer and Hyer destroy this mythic image by offering a collection of original newspaper articles that describe in detail the murder, rape, and enslavement... more...
- Counterpoint 2015; US$ 29.99
Page Smith was one of America?s greatest historians. After studying with Samuel Eliot Morison at Harvard, Smith went on to a distinguished academic career that culminated with him being the founding Provost of Cowell College, the first college of the new campus of the University of California at Santa Cruz. But he made his mark with a history of the... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 25.00
A bittersweet cross-cultural friendship and the richness and melancholy of modern Cheyenne life are unforgettably recorded in the words and photographs of The Road to Lame Deer . In the 1970s photographer and writer Jerry Mader was drawn into the community of Lame Deer on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana. The winding road to Lame Deer... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 27.99
This powerful narrative traces the social, cultural, and political history of the Cherokee Nation during the forty-year period after its members were forcibly removed from the southern Appalachians and resettled in what is now Oklahoma. In this master work, completed just before his death, William McLoughlin not only explains how the Cherokees rebuilt... more...