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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 25.00
This book of eight essays focuses upon Choctaw history prior to 1830, when the tribe forfeited territorial claims and was removed from native lands in Mississippi. The editors have included essays emphasizing Choctaw anthropology, Choctaw beliefs, and the Choctaw experience with the U.S. government prior to the tribe's removal to Oklahoma. Attention... 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...