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  • Oglala Religionby William K. Powers

    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...

  • The Shawnee Prophetby R. David Edmunds

    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...

  • Culturicide, Resistance, and Survival of the Lakota (Sioux Nation)by James V. Fenelon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • In Geronimo's Footstepsby Corine Sombrun; Harlyn Geronimo; E. C. Belli; Ramsey Clark

    Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 24.99

    The name "Geronimo" came to Corine Sombrun insistently in a trance during her apprenticeship to a Mongolian shaman. That message and the need to understand its meaning brought her to the home of the legendary Apache leader's great-grandson, Harlyn Geronimo, himself a medicine man on the Mescalero Apache reservation in New Mexico. Together, the two... more...

  • The Seneca Restoration, 1715?1754by Kurt A. Jordan

    University Press of Florida 2008; US$ 69.95

    The Iroquois confederacy, one of the most influential Native American groups encountered by early European settlers, is commonly perceived as having plunged into steep decline in the late seventeenth century due to colonial encroachment into the Great Lakes region. Kurt Jordan challenges long-standing interpretations that depict the Iroquois as defeated,... more...

  • How Things Came to Beby Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley; Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley; Patricia Ann Lewis-MacDougall; Emily Fiegenschuh

    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 Native American Book of Wisdomby White Deer of Autumn

    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...

  • Le langage de la chasseby Richard Dominique

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1989; US$ 18.00

    Que représentent la chasse et le territoire pour un Amérindien ? Cet ouvrage témoigne de l'appartenance à la terre, relate les joies, les peines, les événements mythiques et historiques, les travaux, les rites, les rêves et les êtres qui habitent le quotidien d'un Montagnais depuis le début du XXe... more...

  • The Pawnee Mission Letters, 1834-1851by Richard E. Jensen

    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...

  • Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewittby Hilary Stewart

    D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 17.99

    A Narrative of the Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt is a classic of its kind. In 1802, when he was nineteen, Jewitt signed on the brigantine Boston, which set sail from England for the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America. At Nootka Sound on Vancouver Island, the ship stopped to trade furs with the native people. Days later, the... more...