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- TwoDot 2015; US$ 17.99
One week after the June 1876 Battle of the Little Big Horn, when news of the defeat of Custer and his 7 th Cavalry troops reached the American public, Lakota Chief Sitting Bull became the most wanted hostile Indian in America. He had resisted intrusions into Lakota land for years, refused to sign treaties, and had called for a gathering of tribes... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 24.78
He was the only Native American chief to defeat the United States Army in a war. A renowned and respected leader in the vicious, bloody clashes for control over land in the Great Plains of the American West, his name came to represent the conflict itself: Red Cloud's War. The fog of history has left Red Cloud strangely obscured, despite his staggering... more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2013; US$ 34.95
First published almost fifty years ago and long out of print, The Shoshoneans is a classic American travelogue about the Great Basin and Plateau region and the people who inhabit it, never before?or since?documented in such striking and memorable fashion. more...
- Dundurn 2010; US$ 26.99
Set against the beauty and ruggedness of the Labrador coast, So Few on Earth is the story of Josie Penny?s perseverance after suffering atrocious punishments, merciless teasing, and the humiliation of two rapes while at Lockwood School. Escaping into reading, Josie saw the possibility of starting life anew. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 34.95
Long considered the undisputed authority on the Indians of the southern United States, anthropologist John Swanton published this history as the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) Bulletin 103 in 1931. Swanton's descriptions are drawn from earlier records?including those of DuPratz and Romans?and from Choctaw informants.... more...
- Arsenal Pulp Press 2002; US$ 18.95
The captivating story of Mary John (who passed away in 2004), a pioneering Carrier Native whose life on the Stoney Creek reserve in central BC is a capsule history of First Nations life from a unique woman's perspective. A mother of twelve, Mary endured much tragedy and heartbreak--the pangs of racism, poverty, and the deaths of six children--but... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95
This beautifully written book, now in its second edition, tells the haunting saga of a quintessentially American family. In the late 1790s, Shoe Boots, a famed Cherokee warrior and successful farmer, acquired an African slave named Doll. Over the next thirty years, Shoe Boots and Doll lived together as master and slave and also as lifelong partners... more...
- UNP - Bison Original 2011; US$ 18.95
Born into a storied but impoverished family on the reservation of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Leonard Carson Lambert Jr.?s candid memoir is a remarkable story and an equally remarkable flouting of the stereotypes that so many tales of American Indian life have engendered. Up from These Hills provides a grounded, yet poignant, description... more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2014; US$ 27.95
David E. Stuart incorporates extensive new research findings through groundbreaking archaeology to explore the rise and fall of the Chaco Anasazi and how it parallels patterns throughout modern societies in this new edition. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 95.00
Archaeological digs have turned up sculptures in Inuit lands that are thousands of years old, but "Inuit art" as it is known today only dates back to the beginning of the 1900s. Early art was traditionally produced from soft materials such as whalebone, and tools and objects were also fashioned out of stone, bone, and ivory because these... more...