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- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 89.99
An original work of political theory, The Iroquois and the Athenians relocates the problem of political foundations and origins, removing it from the dead logic of the social contract and grafting it onto a juxtaposed representation of the historical practices of the pre-contact Iroquois and the pre-classical Greeks. more...
- AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 32.99
Carmean's book focuses on traditional cultural properties and cultural resource management among native people in the United States. Describing her work with the Navajo Nation, she examines the specific geographical locations and landforms that contain significant cultural and/or religious meaning to the Navajo people. She outlines how the cultural... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 94.99
Missionaries taught the Ojibwe to sing hymns translated into their language, both as a means of worship and to eradicate their "Indianness". This study examines how a native American people has drawn on the resources of ritual to negotiate identity and survival within the structures of colonialism. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 34.95
An excellent example of ethnohistory and archaeology working together, this model study reveals the origins of the Catawba Indians of North Carolina. By the 18th century, the modern Catawba Indians were living along the river and throughout the valley that bears their name near the present North Carolina-South Carolina border, but little was... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99
The Native American Book of Change 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...
- Fulcrum Publishing 2004; US$ 12.95
Chipeta was a strong, wise woman who played a major role in the history of the Ute Indian tribe and the United States in the 19th century. And yet, she has remained elusive for more than a century, unknown not only to many historians, but also to the general public. Through this inspiring narrative, we discover a remarkable story about an extraordinary... 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 Alabama Press 2010; 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... more...