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- Penguin Group US 1999; US$ 16.00
Of all the characters in myths and legends told around the world, it's the wily trickster who provides the real spark in the action, causing trouble wherever he goes. This figure shows up time and again in Native American folklore, where he takes many forms, from the irascible Coyote of the Southwest, to Iktomi, the amorphous spider man of the Lakota... 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...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 9.99
A comprehensive history of the heroic men and women who led the struggle for Indian rights In this bold and sweeping counternarrative to our conventional understanding of Native American history, celebrated academic historian Frederick E. Hoxie presents the story of Native American political activism?a chronicle that spans more than two hundred... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.95
An Archaeology of the Cosmos examines the intimate association of agency and religion by studying how relationships between people, places, and things were bundled together and positioned in ways that constituted the fields of human experience. This rethinking theories of agency and religion provides readers with challenging and thought provoking... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 15.95
Although the traditional Sioux nation was in its last days when Luther Standing Bear was born in the 1860s, he was raised in the ancestral manner to be a successful hunter and warrior and a respectful and productive member of Sioux society. Known as Plenty Kill, young Standing Bear belonged to the Western Sioux tribe that inhabited present-day North... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 9.95
Luther Standing Bear, a Lakota Sioux born in the 1860s, heard these legends in his youth, when his people were being moved to reservations. In haunting mood and imagery, they celebrate the old nomadic life of the Sioux, when buffalo were plentiful and all nature fed the spirit. The twenty stories honor not only the buffalo but also the dog, the horse,... more...