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Native American

  • The Earth Is Weepingby Peter Cozzens

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 35.00

    Bringing together a pageant of fascinating characters including Custer, Sherman, Grant, and a host of other military and political figures, as well as great native leaders such as Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, Geronimo, and Red Cloud, The Earth is Weeping? lauded by Booklist as ?a beautifully written work of understanding and compassion??is the fullest... more...

  • Black Elkby Joe Jackson

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 22.50

    The epic life story of the Native American holy man who has inspired millions around the world Black Elk, the Native American holy man, is known to millions of readers around the world from his 1932 testimonial, Black Elk Speaks . Adapted by the poet John Neihardt from a series of interviews, it is one of the most widely read and admired works... more...

  • The Earth is Weepingby Peter Cozzens

    Atlantic Books 2016; US$ 15.99

    In a sweeping narrative, Peter Cozzens tells the story of the wars and negotiations that destroyed native ways of life as the American nation continued its expansion onto traditional tribal lands after the civil war. Cozzens illuminates the encroachment experienced by the tribes and the tribal conflicts over whether to fight or make peace, and explores... more...

  • Annals of Native Americaby Camilla Townsend

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    For many generations, the Nahuas of Mexico maintained their tradition of the xiuhpohualli (SHOO-po-wa-lee), or "year counts," telling and performing their history around communal firesides so that the memory of it would not be lost. When the Spaniards came, young Nahuas took the Roman letters taught them by the friars and used the new alphabet to record... more...

  • Geronimo's Story of His Lifeby Geronimo; S. M. Barrett

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 0.99

    A pivotal piece of nineteenth-century Native American history from a tireless warrior seeking justice for his people. Storied leader of the Bedonkohe band of the Chiricahua Apache tribe, Geronimo led resistance against Mexican and American troops seeking to drive the Apache from their land during the 1850s through the 1880s. In 1886, he finally... more...

  • "All the Real Indians Died Off"by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz; Dina Gilio-Whitaker

    Beacon Press 2016; US$ 14.99

    Unpacks the twenty-one most common myths and misconceptions about Native Americans In this enlightening book, scholars and activists Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker tackle a wide range of myths about Native American culture and history that have misinformed generations. Tracing how these ideas evolved, and drawing from history, the... more...

  • Bison and People on the North American Great Plainsby Geoff Cunfer; Bill Waiser

    Texas A&M University Press 2016; Not Available

    The near disappearance of the American bison in the nineteenth century is commonly understood to be the result of over-hunting, capitalist greed, and all but genocidal military policy. This interpretation remains seductive because of its simplicity; there are villains and victims in this familiar cautionary tale of the American frontier. But as this... more...

  • Songs Upon the Riversby Michel Bouchard; Robert Foxcurran; Sébastien Malette

    Baraka Books 2016; US$ 24.99

    Before the Davie Crockets, the Daniel Boones and Jim Bridgers, the French had pushed far west and north establishing trade and kin networks across the continent. They founded settlements that would become great cities such as Detroit, Saint Louis, and New Orleans, but their history has been largely buried or relegated to local lore or confined to Quebec.... more...

  • Apache Adaptation to Hispanic Ruleby Matthew Babcock

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    This book reinterprets Southwestern history before the US-Mexican War through a case study of the poorly understood Apaches de paz and their adaptation to Hispanic rule. more...

  • Comanche Marker Trees of Texasby Steve Houser; Linda Pelon; Jimmy W. Arterberry

    Texas A&M University Press 2016; Not Available

    In this unprecedented effort to gather and share knowledge of the Native American practice of creating, designating, and making use of marker trees, an arborist, an anthropologist, and a Comanche tribal officer have merged their wisdom, research, and years of personal experience to create Comanche Marker Trees of Texas . A genuine marker tree is... more...