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Indian tribes and cultures

  • Captive of Friendly Coveby Rebecca Goldfield; Mike Short; Richard Inglis

    Fulcrum Publishing 2015; US$ 25.95

    This artful book is an adventurous recollection of the true story of one man's capture and captivity. more...

  • Welcome to the Oglala Nationby Akim D. Reinhardt

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 60.00

    Popular culture largely perceives the tragedy atáWounded Knee in 1890 as the end of Native American resistance in the West, and for many years historians viewed this event as the end of Indian history altogether. The Dawes Act of 1887 and the reservation system dramatically changed daily life and political dynamics, particularly for the Oglala Lakotas.... more...

  • Center Places and Cherokee Townsby Christopher B. Rodning

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 59.95

    In Center Places and Cherokee Towns , Christopher B. Rodning opens a panoramic vista onto protohistoric Cherokee culture. He posits that Cherokee households and towns were anchored within their cultural and natural landscapes by built features that acted as ?center places.?   Rodning investigates the period from just before the first Spanish... more...

  • Ancient Chiefdoms of the Tombigbeeby John H. Blitz

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    A Dan Josselyn Memorial Publication Within the last 50 years archaeologists have discovered that around the 10th century A.D., native southeastern peoples began a process of cultural change far more complex than anything that had occurred previously. These late prehistoric societies?known as Mississippian?have come to be regarded as chiefdoms.... more...

  • Moundvilleby John H. Blitz

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    Inaugural pocket guide from our new series of illustrated guidebooks In the 13th century, Moundville was one of the largest Native American settlements north of Mexico. Spread over 325 acres were 29 earthen mounds arranged around a great plaza, a mile-long stockade, and dozens of dwellings for thousands of people. Moundville, in size and complexity... more...

  • Ties That Bindby Tiya Miles

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    This beautifully written book, now in its second edition, tells the haunting saga of a quintessentially American family. In the late 1790s, Shoe Boots, a famed Cherokee warrior and successful farmer, acquired an African slave named Doll. Over the next thirty years, Shoe Boots and Doll lived together as master and slave and also as lifelong partners... more...

  • Prairie Manby Norman E. Matteoni

    TwoDot 2015; US$ 17.99

    One week after the June 1876 Battle of the Little Big Horn, when news of the defeat of Custer and his 7 th Cavalry troops reached the American public, Lakota Chief Sitting Bull became the most wanted hostile Indian in America. He had resisted intrusions into Lakota land for years, refused to sign treaties, and had called for a gathering of tribes... more...

  • The Newspaper Warriorby Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins; Carolyn Sorisio; Cari M. Carpenter

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 75.00

    Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins (Northern Paiute) has long been recognized as an important nineteenth-century American Indian activist and writer. Yet her acclaimed performances and speaking tours across the United States, along with the copious newspaper articles that grew out of those tours, have been largely ignored and forgotten.á The Newspaper... more...

  • Hunting Caribouby Karyn Sharp; Henry S. Sharp

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 43.50

    DenÚsulinÚ hunters range from deep in the Boreal Forest far into the tundra of northern Canada. Henry S. Sharp, a social anthropologist and ethnographer, spent several decades participating in fieldwork and observing hunts by this extended kin group. His daughter, Karyn Sharp, who is an archaeologist specializing in First Nations Studies and is DenÚsulinÚ,... more...

  • Roots of Our Renewalby Clint Carroll

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    In Roots of Our Renewal, Clint Carroll tells how Cherokee people have developed material, spiritual, and political ties with the lands they have inhabited since removal from their homelands in the southeastern United States. Although the forced relocation of the late 1830s had devastating consequences for Cherokee society, Carroll shows that the... more...