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  • Custer's Fall: The Native American Side of the Story

    • ASIN: 0452010950
    • ISBN: 0452010950
    • Brand: Miller, David Humphreys
    • Manufacturer: Plume

    The true story of the Battle of Little Bighorn—told from the perspective of the native americans who fought in Custer's Last Stand.   The day began with the killing of a ten-year-old Native American boy by U.S. cavalry troopers. Before it ended, all of those troopers and their commander, George Armstrong Custer, lay dead on the battlefield of th... [Read More]

  • The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend

    • ASIN: 1451654685
    • ISBN: 9781451654684
    • Brand: Drury Bob
    • Manufacturer: Simon & Schuster

    An acclaimed New York Times bestseller, selected by Salon as a best book of the year, the astonishing untold story of the life and times of Sioux warrior Red Cloud: “a page-turner with remarkable immediacy…and the narrative sweep of a great Western” (The Boston Globe).Red Cloud was the only American Indian in history to defeat the United Stat... [Read More]

  • Native American Animal Stories

    • ASIN: 1555911277
    • ISBN: 1555911277
    • Brand: Bruchac, Joseph/ Caduto, Michael J./ Fadden, John Kahionhes (ILT)
    • Manufacturer: Fulcrum Publishing

    The Papago Indians of the American Southwest say butterflies were created to gladden the hearts of children and chase away thoughts of aging and death. How the Butterflies Came to Be is one of twenty-four Native American tales included in Native American Animal Stories. The stories, coming from Mohawk, Hopi, Yaqui, Haida and other cultures, demonst... [Read More]

  • Native American Stories (Myths and Legends)

    • UPC: 757739009476
    • ASIN: 1555910947
    • ISBN: 1555910947
    • Brand: Brand: Fulcrum Publishing
    • Manufacturer: Fulcrum Publishing

    Here is a collection of myths drawn from the native cultures of North America--from the Inuit in the north to the Zuni, Hopi, and Cherokee in the south.

  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

    • ASIN: 0316013692
    • ISBN: 9780316013697
    • Brand: Little Brown Young Readers
    • Manufacturer: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.Heartbreaking, funny, and beautif... [Read More]

  • The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West

    • ASIN: 0307948188
    • ISBN: 0307948188
    • Manufacturer: Vintage

  • Native Plant Stories

    • ASIN: 1555912125
    • ISBN: 1555912125
    • Brand: Brand: Fulcrum Publishing
    • Manufacturer: Fulcrum Publishing

    These mythical stories draw upon legends from eighteen Native American tribes and illustrate the importance of plant life in Native American traditions.

  • Native American Stories of the Sacred: Annotated & Explained (Skylight Illuminations)

    • ASIN: 1594731128
    • ISBN: 1594731128
    • Manufacturer: SkyLight Paths

    The wisdom from these stories can become a companion on your own spiritual journey.Native American Stories of the Sacred are intended for more than entertainment: they are teaching tales containing elegantly simple illustrations of time-honored truths. From tales of Creation to "Why?" stories that help explain the natural world around us, these sto... [Read More]

  • ENCOUNTERS WITH STAR PEOPLE: Untold Stories of American Indians

    • ASIN: 1933665726
    • ISBN: 1933665726
    • Brand: Brand: Anomalist Books
    • Manufacturer: Anomalist Books

    A UNIQUE AND SIGNIFICANT UFO DOCUMENT A noted American Indian researcher offers up a collection of intimate narratives of encounters between contemporary American Indians and the Star People. The first-person accounts, described as conscious experiences and recalled without the aid of hypnosis, reveal a worldview that unquestionably accepts the re... [Read More]

  • Africans and Native Americans: The Language of Race and the Evolution of Red-Black Peoples

    • ASIN: 025206321X
    • ISBN: 025206321X
    • Manufacturer: University of Illinois Press

    This volume will revise the way we look at the modern populations of Latin America and North America by providing a totally new view of the history of Native American and African American peoples throughout the hemisphere. Africans and Native Americans explores key issues relating to the evolution of racial terminology and European colonialists' pe... [Read More]

  • Death Remembers (A Cali May Mystery Book 1)

    • ASIN: B079KZ9HN2
    • Manufacturer: Short on Time Books

    A year after the death of her husband, Arizona resident and recently retired California (Cali) May is feeling old, tired and obsolete. As she spirals out of emotional control, she begins to experience terrifying visions. Burdened not only with depression and overwhelming grief, but now also with learning to live with ghosts, she begins to use her n... [Read More]

  • All Our Relatives: Traditional Native American Thoughts about Nature

    • ASIN: 0941532771
    • ISBN: 0941532771
    • Brand: Brand: World Wisdom
    • Manufacturer: World Wisdom

    Through carefully chosen stories from the olden days and art that meticulously reflects traditional designs and colors, Goble provides wonderful insights into the spiritual life of the Plains Indians. His intimate knowledge of their world transports the reader into a vision of the sacred beauty and wisdom that defined traditional Native America.... [Read More]

  • The Last Indian War: The Nez Perce Story (Pivotal Moments in American History)

    • UPC: 000199769184
    • ASIN: 0199769184
    • ISBN: 0199769184
    • Manufacturer: Oxford University Press

    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 ingenuity, of desperate struggle and shattered hope, of short-sighted government action and a doomed flight to freedom... [Read More]

  • Keepers of the Earth: Native American Stories and Environmental Activities for Children

    • ASIN: 1555913857
    • ISBN: 1555913857
    • Brand: Fulcrum Group
    • Manufacturer: Fulcrum Publishing

    Beginning with Native American stories, this invaluable resource provides hands-on activities that inspire children to understand and appreciate Native American cultures and the Earth.

  • The Girl Who Helped Thunder and Other Native American Folktales (Folktales of the World)

    • ASIN: 1402732635
    • ISBN: 1402732635
    • Brand: Bruchac, James (RTL)/ Bruchac, Joseph (RTL)/ Vitale, Stefano (ILT)
    • Manufacturer: Sterling

    Welcome the second book in the Folktales of the World series! Engaging, inspirational, and above all entertaining, these legends come from Native American peoples across the U.S. Richly illustrated with original art, they capture a wide range of belief systems and wisdom from the Cherokee, Cheyenne, Hopi, Lenape, Maidu, Seminole, Seneca, and other ... [Read More]

  • American Indian Stories, Legends, and Other Writings (Penguin Classics)

    • ASIN: 0142437093
    • ISBN: 0142437093
    • Manufacturer: Penguin Classics

  • Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History

    • ASIN: 1416591052
    • ISBN: 9781416591054
    • Brand: Scribner
    • Manufacturer: Scribner

    Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize In the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, a stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West, centering on Quanah, the greatest Comanche chief of them all.S. C. Gwynne’s Empire of the Summer Moon spans two astonishing ... [Read More]

  • American Indian Stories and Old Indian Legends (Dover Thrift Editions)

    • UPC: 800759780433
    • ASIN: 0486780430
    • ISBN: 0486780430
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    "Whether your interest in Sioux folklore is great or small, you will find this a fascinating book to devour. Pick up a copy today and be thrilled." — The Reading RoomThis accessible and affordable volume combines two essential collections by Sioux author Zitkala-Sa. American Indian Stories assembles short stories, autobiographical reflections, an... [Read More]

  • Spirits of the Earth: A Guide to Native American Nature Symbols, Stories, and Ceremonies

    • ASIN: 0452276500
    • ISBN: 0452276500
    • Brand: Plume Books
    • Manufacturer: Plume

    "There are ancient secrets and lessons hidden in nature. If you seek for guidance, you will discover truth." —Bobby Lake-ThomMuch of the ancient knowledge that has been passed down from Native American medicine men, or shamans is in danger of being lost. Bobby Lake-Thom, a Native American healer known as Medicine Grizzly Bear, has sought to prese... [Read More]

  • Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

    • ASIN: 0307742482
    • ISBN: 0307742482
    • Brand: Vintage
    • Manufacturer: Vintage

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   -  NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST A New York Times Notable BookNamed a best book of the year by Amazon, Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, GQ, Time, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly, Time Magazine, NPR, Vogue, Smithsonian, Cosmopolitan, Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Lit Hub, and SlateFrom t... [Read More]

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