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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Born in Ohio, Stephen Return Riggs spent much of his life working as a missionary amongst members of the Dakota Sioux tribe in what is now the state of Minnesota. During this period, he also worked to document the language and culture of the Dakota Sioux, producing several important linguistic works. This engaging volume offers a more personal take... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 24.95
This study seeks to explain how one group of Native Americans, the Oglala Sioux, has preserved its social and cultural identity despite formidable attempts by the U.S. government to eliminate tribal societies. Treating continuity and change as two aspects of the same phenomenon, it focuses on the nature of the uniquely Oglala values that persist,... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 22.00
In the early 1800s, when control of the Old Northwest had not yet been assured to the United States, the Shawnee leaders Tecumseh and his brother Tenskwatawa, the Shawnee Prophet, led an intertribal movement culminating at the Battle of Tippecanoe and the Battle of the Thames. Historians have portrayed Tecumseh, the war leader, as the key figure in... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 84.99
This up-to-date archaeological synthesis highlights current perspectives on Caddo origins and cultural elaborations in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. Throughout, the authors explore the role of interactions among Caddo communities as well as between the Caddo Area and the Southeast, southern Plains, and Southwest. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.00
This ground-breaking work develops theories and methods of analyzing the United States' domination of Native Americans through a study of the Lakota society known as the "Sioux Nation of Indians." Two centuries of struggle between nations and cultures during the U.S. expansion over North America are described utilizing policy (BIA) and cross-cultural... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
Corine Sombrun is a musician, writer, and shaman. Born in Africa, she was trained as a pianist and composer in France and worked in London for a BBC World program on religion. While she was in Mongolia for the BBC, a shaman recognized her gift, and she underwent a three-year apprenticeship. Her abilities in the trance state have been studied by... more...
- Herder Verlag 2014; US$ 5.72
Es war bei den Indianern Tradition, dass die Ältesten ihre Weisheit in Geschichten an die Jüngeren weitergaben. Diese Geschichten, in denen es um mythische Sagengestalten, die Wesen des Himmels und der Erde, die lebendige Natur und ruhmreiche Vorfahren ging, waren Wegweiser auf den verschlungenen Pfaden des Lebens. Sie vermitteln Werte wie Liebe, Respekt,... more...
- Inhabit Media 2015; US$ 7.99
An illustrated collection of ancient Inuit creation stories From the origin of the caribou to how the sun and moon were formed, these tales invite readers into the humor and wisdom of Inuit traditional mythology. With accessible stories and striking artwork, this work is a compilation of the most popular and important creation tales in the Inuit... more...
- The Floating Press 1911; US$ 4.95
"We also have a religion which was given to our forefathers, and has been handed down to us their children. It teaches us to be thankful, to be united, and to love one another! We never quarrel about religion." Thus spoke the great Seneca orator, Red Jacket, in his superb reply to Missionary Cram more than a century ago, and I have often... more...
- 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...