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- University of Ottawa Press 1995; US$ 9.99
From the time of the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713, people of British origin have shared the area of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island, traditionally called Acadia, with Eastern Canada's Algonkian-speaking peoples, the Mi'kmaq. This historical analysis of colonial Acadia from the perspective of symbolic and mythic existence will be... 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...
- Shell Education 2009; US$ 7.99
While America was expanding westward, some Nez Perce Indians signed a treaty with the United States that placed them on a reservation. In this script, the U.S. cavalry pursues resisting Nez Perce Indian tribe members until a battle ensues at Bear Paw Mountain that produces a victory, but no satisfaction for either side. more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2010; US$ 45.00
A group of educated Christian Natives from a variety of New England tribes came together in central New York in 1785 to form a community of their own, Brothertown, a proprietary ?Body Politick? modeled after a New England town with an elected leadership. In an effort to retain their land rights and remain self-sufficient, the Natives of Brothertown... 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...
- UNP - Nebraska 2011; US$ 65.00
Issues of identity figure prominently in Native North American communities, mediating their histories, traditions, culture, and status. This is certainly true of the Mi?kmaw people of Nova Scotia, whose lives on reserves create highly complex economic, social, political, and spiritual realities. This ethnography investigates identity construction... more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2013; US$ 65.00
Au cours du Sylvicole supérieur (1000-1500), le secteur de l?embouchure du Saguenay aurait été exploité par des Iroquoiens du Saint-Laurent en quête de ressources marines, plus particulièrement de phoque. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.95
Examining human occupation of the arctic and subarctic zones, irrespective of place and time, this book explores a wide variety of fascinating areas and inhabitants along several points in history. Beautifully illustrated, Arctic Archaeology is essential reading for all those curious about how organisms survived in this life threatening environment. more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2011; US$ 45.00
Some 13,000 years ago, humans were drawn repeatedly to a small valley in what is now Central Texas, near the banks of Buttermilk Creek. These early hunter-gatherers camped, collected stone, and shaped it into a variety of tools they needed to hunt game, process food, and subsist in the Texas wilderness. Their toolkit included bifaces, blades, and... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 16.95
Crazy Horse, the legendary military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose personal power and social nonconformity contributed to his reputation as being ?strange,? fought in many famous battles, including the Little Bighorn, and held out tirelessly against the U.S. government?s efforts to confine the Lakotas to reservations. Finally, in the spring of 1877... more...