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- ReadHowYouWant 2013; US$ 9.99
Born a slave in free territory, Joseph Godfrey died widely reviled for his controversial role in the U.S. Dakota War of 1862. Separated from his mother at age five when his master sold her, Joseph Godfrey was kept in bondage in Minnesota to serve the fur - trade elite. To escape his masters' beatings and abuse, he sought refuge in his teens among... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95
Osprey's examination of one of the most famous battles of the latter part of the American Indian Wars (1622-1918). With the wars between the US and the Native Americans drawing to a close, one tribe in Eastern Oregon continued to resist. The Nez Perce, led by the "Red Napoleon" Chief Joseph, refused to surrender and accept resettlement. Instead, Chief... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 23.99
If Sitting Bull is the most famous Indian, Tecumseh is the most revered. Although Tecumseh literature exceeds that devoted to any other Native American, this is the first reliable biography--thirty years in the making--of the shadowy figure who created a loose confederacy of diverse Indian tribes that exted from the Ohio territory northeast to New... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available
A comprehensive guide to the history, culture, and religious beliefs and practices of America?s native people, The Element Encyclopedia of Native Americans tells the varied and colourful stories of the tribes, their greatest leaders, wars, pacts, and the long-lasting impact that their profound wisdom and spirituality has on the West today. more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 45.00
In the fourteenth century, a culture arose in and around the Edwards Plateau of Central Texas that represents the last prehistoric peoples before the cultural upheaval introduced by European explorers. This culture has been labeled the Toyah phase, characterized by a distinctive tool kit and a bone-tempered pottery tradition. Spanish documents,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 89.00
A vivid description of the people, events, and issues that forever changed the lives of Native Americans during the 1960s and 1970s?such as the occupation of Alcatraz, fishing-rights conflicts, and individuals such as Clyde Warrior. more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 22.99
A stirring retelling of the Black Hawk War that brings into dramatic focus the forces struggling for control over the American frontier Until 1822, when John Jacob Aster swallowed up the fur trade and the trading posts of the upper Mississippi were closed, the 6,000-strong Sauk Nation occupied one of North America's largest and most prosperous... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Hidden in the shadow cast by the great western expeditions of Lewis and Clark lies another journey every bit as poignant, every bit as dramatic, and every bit as essential to an understanding of who we are as a nation -- the 1,800-mile journey made by Chief Joseph and eight hundred Nez Perce men, women, and children from their homelands in what is... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 20.99
The definitive, award-winning biography of the legendary chief and his dramatic role in the history of westward expansion Reviled by the United States government as a troublemaker and a coward, revered by his people as a great warrior chief, Sitting Bull has long been one of the most fascinating and misunderstood figures in American history.... more...
- Open Road Media 2013; US$ 9.99
Norman Lewis?s stunning examination of the disturbing cultural and environmental devastation wrought in the name of religious salvation Acclaimed travel essayist Norman Lewis spent his life traversing the globe and offering thoughtful commentary on the cultures he visited. In The Missionaries , he turns his critical lens on those missionaries... more...