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- Dundurn 2014; US$ 12.99
Josie Penny, a young Métis woman, left her isolated community at seventeen to make her fortune in Goose Bay. Haunted for years by feelings of alienation and desperation, she finally found peace through love, family, and hard work. On the Goose is an inspirational true story set in rugged Labrador. more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 27.95
On July 28, 1797, an elderly Lenape woman stood before the newly appointed almsman of Pennsylvania?s Chester County and delivered a brief account of her life. In a sad irony, Hannah Freeman was establishing her residency?a claim that paved the way for her removal to the poorhouse. Ultimately, however, it meant the final removal from the ancestral... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2014; US$ 19.95
Black Elk Speaks , the story of the Oglala Lakota visionary and healer Nicholas Black Elk (1863?1950) and his people during momentous twilight years of the nineteenth century, offers readers much more than a precious glimpse of a vanished time. Black Elk?s searing visions of the unity of humanity and Earth, conveyed by John G. Neihardt, have made... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Interest in Arctic politics is on the rise. While recent accounts of the topic place much emphasis on climate change or a new geopolitics of the region, the history of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) and Arctic politics reaches back much further in time. Drawing out the complex relationship between domestic, Arctic, international and transnational... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2014; US$ 14.95
The “Wild? West is full of stories told and retold. The captivity narrative, stories of people captured by usually “uncivilized? or “barbaric? enemies, is a curious category of literature, and the American genre more so. These accounts of capture, usually by Native Americans, were quite popular in both Europe and America from the seventeenth to the... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 15.95
Frank Fools Crow, a spiritual and civic leader of the Teton Sioux, spent nearly a century helping those of every race. A disciplined, gentle man who upheld the old ways, he was aggrieved by the social ills he saw besetting his own people and forthright in denouncing them. When he died in 1989 at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, he was widely... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 24.95
With a simplicity as disarming as it is frank, Left Handed tells of his birth in the spring "when the cottonwood leaves were about the size of my thumbnail," of family chores such as guarding the sheep near the hogan, and of his sexual awakening. As he grows older, his account turns to life in the open: nomadic cattle-raising, farming, trading, communal... more...