History - Native American

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

Dee Brown

BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE is an eloquent, fully-documented account of the systematic destruction of American Indians during the second half of the 19th century. Using council records, autobiographies and other firsthand descrip...

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Published: Jan 2007

1491: New Revelations of the Americas...

Charles C. Mann

In 1491: NEW REVELATIONS OF THE AMERICA BEFORE COLUMBUS, Charles C. Mann presents an accessible history that effectively wipes away generations of high-school teaching that trivialized, dismissed, or was just flat-out wrong about the ...

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Published: Oct 2006

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the...

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, desce...

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Published: Aug 2015

Warrior Nation: A History of the Red ...

Anton Treuer

The Red Lake Nation has a unique and deeply important history. Unlike every other reservation in Minnesota, Red Lake holds its land in common—and, consequently, the tribe retains its entire reservation land base. The people of Red L...

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Published: Sep 2015

Rez Life

David Treuer

Celebrated novelist David Treuer has gained a reputation for writing fiction that expands the horizons of Native American literature. In Rez Life, his first full-length work of nonfiction, Treuer brings a novelist's storytelling skill...

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Published: Feb 2013

Counting Coup and Cutting Horses: Int...

Anthony R. McGinnis

Counting Coup and Cutting Horses is the comprehensive history of more than 150 years of intertribal warfare between northern Plains tribes and a study of the complex rivalries that prevailed among the Native societies that migrated in...

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Published: Nov 2010

38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow, and ...

Scott W. Berg

A Kirkus Best Book of the Year In August 1862, after suffering decades of hardship, broken treaties, and relentless encroachment on their land, the Dakota leader Little Crow reluctantly agreed that his people must go to war. After si...

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Published: Sep 2013

Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City...

Timothy R. Pauketat

The fascinating story of a lost city and an unprecedented American civilization While Mayan and Aztec civilizations are widely known and documented, relatively few people are familiar with the largest prehistoric Native American cit...

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Published: Jul 2010

A Cross of Thorns: The Enslavement of...

Elias Castillo

The Spanish missions of California have long been misrepresented as places of benign and peaceful coexistence between Franciscan friars and California Indians. In fact, the mission friars enslaved the California Indians and treated th...

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Published: Apr 2017

Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Wo...

Brenda J. Child

A groundbreaking exploration of the remarkable women in Native American communities In this well-researched and deeply felt account, Brenda J. Child, a professor and a member of the Red Lake Ojibwe tribe, gives Native American women ...

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Published: Jan 2013

Encounters at the Heart of the World:...

Elizabeth A. Fenn

Encounters at the Heart of the World concerns the Mandan Indians, iconic plains people whose teeming, busy towns on the upper Missouri River were for centuries at the centre of the North American universe. We know of them mostly becau...

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Published: Mar 2015

Stolen Generations: Lost Children of ...

Trace L. Hentz

A highly anticipated follow up to the history-making anthologies TWO WORLDS (Book One) and CALLED HOME (Book Two): Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects series, STOLEN GENERATIONS: Survivors of the Indian Adoption Projects and...

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Published: Apr 2016

Toward the Setting Sun: John Ross, th...

Brian Hicks

"Richly detailed and well-researched, this heartbreaking history unfolds like a political thriller with a deeply human side."-Publishers WeeklyToward the Setting Sun chronicles one of the most significant but least explored ...

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Published: Feb 2012

The Bingo Queens of Oneida: How Two M...

Mike Hoeft

Before Indian casinos sprouted up around the country, a few enterprising tribes got their start in gambling by opening bingo parlors. A group of women on the Oneida Indian Reservation just outside Green Bay, Wisconsin, introduced bing...

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Published: Apr 2014

The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Ac...

Thomas King

In The Inconvenient Indian, Thomas King offers a deeply knowing, darkly funny, unabashedly opinionated, and utterly unconventional account of Indian–White relations in North America since initial contact. Ranging freely across the c...

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Published: Dec 2017

The Militarization of Indian Country

Winona LaDuke

When it became public that Osama bin Laden’s death was announced with the phrase “Geronimo, EKIA!” many Native people, including Geronimo’s descendants, were insulted to discover that the name of a Native patriot was used ...

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Published: Mar 2013

Ojibwe Sky Star Map - Constellation G...

Annette Sharon Lee

A constellation guidebook focusing on Ojibwe Star Knowledge. Greek constellations and astronomical objects of interest are included along with the Ojibwe constellations organized by the four seasons and north circumpolar stars. Writ...

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Published: Jun 2014

Prairie Man: The Struggle between Sit...

Norman E. Matteoni

One week after the June 1876 Battle of the Little Big Horn, when news of the defeat of Custer and his 7th Cavalry troops reached the American public, Lakota Chief Sitting Bull became the most wanted hostile Indian in America. He had r...

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Published: Jun 2015

Lincoln and the Indians: Civil War Po...

David A. Nichols

 "Lincoln and the Indians has stood the test of time and offers this generation of readers a valuable interpretation of the U.S. government's Indian policies—and sometimes the lack thereof—during the Civil War era. Provi...

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Published: Jun 2012

The Lakotas and the Black Hills: The ...

Jeffrey Ostler

A concise and engrossing account of the Lakota and the battle to regain their homeland. The Lakota Indians made their home in the majestic Black Hills mountain range during the last millennium, drawing on the hills' endless bounty fo...

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Published: Jun 2011

Ojibwe in Minnesota

Anton Steven Treuer

With insight and candor, noted Ojibwe scholar Anton Treuer traces thousands of years of the complicated history of the Ojibwe people—their economy, culture, and clan system and how these have changed throughout time, perhaps most dr...

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Published: Mar 2010

Indian Givers: How Native Americans T...

Jack Weatherford

"As entertaining as it is thoughtful....Few contemporary writers have Weatherford's talent for making the deep sweep of history seem vital and immediate."THE WASHINGTON POSTAfter 500 years, the world's huge debt to the wisdo...

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Published: Aug 2010

The Last Indian War: The Nez Perce St...

Elliott West

This newest volume in Oxford's acclaimed Pivotal Moments series offers an unforgettable portrait of the Nez Perce War of 1877, the last great Indian conflict in American history. It was, as Elliott West shows, a tale of courage and in...

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Published: Feb 2011
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