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- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 39.99
The book is about John Eliot and his mission to Massachusetts Bay; it analyzes the English-speaking and Algonquian-speaking communities that coalesced in the process of this missionary project. In this context, the study pays special attention to the reception of speech and text in relation to English, colonial, and praying Indian communities. ... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 54.99
Breaking the Ice is a comparative study of the movement for native land claims and Aboriginal rights in Alaska and the Western Arctic, and the resulting political transformation as the indigenous peoples of the North gained an increasingly prominent role in the governance of their homeland and their land claims agreements paved the way toward self-government.... more...
- Indiana Historical Society Press 2013; US$ 9.95
In the second volume of the IHS Press?s Peopling Indiana Series, anthropologist Elizabeth Glenn and ethnohistorian Stewart Rafert put readers in touch with the first people to inhabit the Hoosier state, exploring what it meant historically to be an Indian in this land and discussing the resurgence of native life in the state today. Many natives either... more...
- Nomad Press 2014; US$ 12.95
Explore how the first Americans, faced with varying climates in a vast land hundreds and thousands of years ago, developed everything we take for granted today: food supplies, shelter, clothing, religion, games, jewelry, transportation, communication, and more. Native Americans: Discover the History and Cultures of the First Americans uses hands-on... more...
- Nomad Press 2014; US$ 9.99
Explore Native American Cultures! with 25 Great Projects introduces readers to seven main Native American cultural regions, from the northeast woodlands to the Northwest tribes. It encourages readers to investigate the daily activitiesincluding the rituals, beliefs, and longstanding traditionsof America?s First People. Where did they live? How did... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
This study explores how the five tribes of Oklahoma - Cherokees, Chickasaws, Choctaws, Creeks, and Seminoles - strove to achieve political unity within their tribes during the first decades of the 20th century by forging a new sense of peoplehood around the idea of blood. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 36.00
A classic work detailing an 11,000-year period of human culture within the largest river system of North America. The earliest recorded description of the Central Mississippi Valley and its inhabitants is contained within the DeSoto chronicles written after the conquistadors passed through the area between 1539 and 1543. In 1882 a field agent for... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 29.95
When DeSoto (in 1540) and later Juan Pardo (in 1567) marched through what was known as the province of Cofitachequi (which covered the southern part of today?s North Carolina and most of South Carolina), the native population was estimated at well over 18,000. Most shared a common Catawba language, enabling this confederation of tribes to practice... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 19.95
Fusing myriad primary and secondary sources, historian Larry Cebula offers a compelling master narrative of the impact of Christianity on the Columbian Plateau peoples in the Pacific Northwest from 1700 to 1850. For the Native peoples of the Columbian Plateau, the arrival of whites was understood primarily as a spiritual event, calling for religious... more...