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- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99
The Native American Book of Wisdom The Circle of Life is an American Indian symbol for the Four Directions. The four colors represent the four stages of life, from childhood to old age; the cycle of seasons, from spring to winter; and the four races of people. Each of the Four Directions symbolizes a certain power. In this circle, East is knowledge,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 67.50
During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, North American Indian leaders commonly signed treaties with the European powers and the American and Canadian governments with an X , signifying their presence and assent to the terms. These x-marks indicated coercion (because the treaties were made under unfair conditions), resistance (because they... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
Originally published in 1911, this Canadian classic takes us back in time when Squamish people inhabited British Columbia . Johnson has brilliantly captured the true essence of the legends these people believed in. The stories behind these legends throw light on various natural phenomena in and around Vancouver. Johnson's vivid and colourful descriptions... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2010; US$ 60.00
Rev. John Dunbar and Samuel Allis set out in 1834 to establish a mission to Indians beyond the Rocky Mountains. Unable to obtain a guide and with only a vague knowledge of the West, they instead encountered the Pawnee Indians in Nebraska. It was the beginning of a twelve-year odyssey to convert the tribe to Protestant Christianity and New England ?civilization.?... more...
- Touchstone 2011; Not Available
Blending numerous heritages, wisdoms, and teachings, this powerfully wrought book encourages people to take charge of their lives, heal themselves, and grow. Movingly rendered, The Book of the Vision Quest is for all who long for renewal and personal transformation. In this revised edition?with two new chapters and added tales from vision questers?Steven... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.95
An Archaeology of the Cosmos ?seeks answers to two fundamental questions of humanity and human history. The first question concerns that which some use as a defining element of humanity: religious beliefs. Why do so many people believe in supreme beings and holy spirits? The second question concerns changes in those beliefs. What causes beliefs to... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 294.00
American Indians have been an integral part of all of North American history, yet their voices are typically absent in the telling of their own stories. This work attempts to help rectify this under-representation, drawing upon a variety of primary sources from many different American Indians from a variety of regions to present accurate, unfiltered... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 14.95
First published in 1907, My Life as an Indian is the memoir of J. W. Schultz?s life as a young white man among the Piegan Blackfeet in the Montana Territory. Out of curiosity and in search of adventure, Schultz went west and became a trapper and trader. He was inspired by the journals of Lewis and Clark and George Catlin?s Oregon Trail , but found... more...
- UNP - Bison Original 2013; US$ 29.95
A gravestone, a mention in local archives, stories still handed down around Oyster Bay: the outline of a woman begins to emerge and with her the world she inhabited, so rich in tradition, so shaken by violent change. Katie Kettle Gale was born into a Salish community in Puget Sound in the 1850s, just as settlers were migrating into what would become... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 24.95
With a simplicity as disarming as it is frank, Left Handed tells of his birth in the spring "when the cottonwood leaves were about the size of my thumbnail," of family chores such as guarding the sheep near the hogan, and of his sexual awakening. As he grows older, his account turns to life in the open: nomadic cattle-raising, farming, trading, communal... more...