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In Bitterness and In Tears: Andrew Jackson's Destruction of the Creeks and Semin

By: O'Brien, Sean Michael

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 2/8/2014

Seller ID: 9781592286812

ISBN: 159228681X

Condition: USED


"Very highly recommended . . . a wealth of details and insight. In Bitterness and in Tears is an impressive contribution to American history and Native American studies reading lists." --Midwest Book Review The Creek War of 1813-1814 and its extension, the First Seminole War of 1818, had significant consequences for the growth of the United States. Beginning as a civil war between Creek factions, the struggle escalated into a war between the Creeks and the U.S. after insurgent Red Sticks massacred over 250 whites and mixed-bloods at Fort Mims on the Alabama River on August 30, 1813--the wo... View more info

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Myths and Traditions of the Arikara Indians

By: Parks, Douglas R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: UNIV OF NEBRASKA PR: 8/29/2016

Seller ID: 9780803287426

ISBN: 0803287429

Condition: USED


When trappers and fur traders first encountered the Arikara Indians, they saw a settled and well-organized people who could be firm friends or fearsome enemies. Until the late eighteenth century the Arikaras, close relatives of the Pawnees, were one of the largest and most powerful tribes on the northern plains. For centuries Arikaras lived along the middle Missouri River. Today, they reside on the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota.Though much has been written about the Arikaras, their own accounts of themselves and the world as they see it have been available only in limited schola... View more info

Navajo Code Talkers (25th Anniversary Edition)

By: Paul, Doris A.

Price: $5.00

Edition: 25

Seller ID: 9780805945904

ISBN: 0805945903

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Ojibwe Waasa Inaabidaa: We Look in All Directions

By: Peacock, Thomas/Wisuri, M.

Price: $9.00

Seller ID: 9781890434274

ISBN: 1890434272

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"Ojibwe: Waasa Inaabidaa" (which translates "we look in all directions") is a uniquely personal history of the Ojibwe culture by Ojibwe educator Thomas Peacock. Illustrated with color and historic black-and-white photographs, artwork, and maps, it is the story of how the Ojibwe people and their ways have continued to survive, and even thrive, from pre-contact times to the present. The story visits contemporary Ojibwe and non-Indian issues, including tribal sovereignty, treaty rights, casino gambling, and education. View more info

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Prison Writings: My Life is my Sun Dance

By: Peltier, Leonard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: GRIFFIN: 7/13/2013

Seller ID: 9780312263805

ISBN: 0312263805

Condition: USED


Edited by Harvey Arden, with an Introduction by Chief Arvol Looking Horse, and a Preface by former Attorney General Ramsey Clark.In 1977, Leonard Peltier received a life sentence for the murder of two FBI agents. He has affirmed his innocence ever since--his case was made fully and famously in Peter Matthiessen's bestselling "In the Spirit of Crazy Horse"--and many remain convinced he was wrongly convicted. "Prison Writings "is a wise and unsettling book, both memoir and manifesto, chronicling his life in Leavenworth Prison in Kansas. Invoking the Sun Dance, in which pain leads one to a ... View more info

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Huichol Art and Culture: Balancing the World: Featuring the Robert M. Zingg Coll

By: Powell, Melissa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MUSEUM OF NEW MEXICO PR:

Seller ID: 9780890135631

ISBN: 0890135630

Condition: USED


Known today for colorful, decorative yarn paintings renowned in the global art market, the indigenous Huichols of western Mexico have retained their unique culture and arts, creating traditional art and practicing ancient rituals that predate Spanish contact. The origins of modern Huichol art are found in the early religious arts that form the outstanding collection of Robert M. Zingg, the first American anthropologist to conduct extended fieldwork among the Huichol (1934-1935). Drawing from the Zingg collection housed at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture in Santa Fe, this extensive volume... View more info

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Killing of Crazy Horse

By: Powers, Thomas

Price: $7.50

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780375714306

ISBN: 0375714308

Condition: USED


With the Great Sioux War as background and context, and drawing on many new materials, Thomas Powers establishes what really happened in the dramatic final months and days of Crazy Horse's life. He was the greatest Indian warrior of the nineteenth century, whose victory over General Custer at the battle of Little Bighorn in 1876 was the worst defeat ever inflicted on the frontier army. But after surrendering to federal troops, Crazy Horse was killed in custody for reasons which have been fiercely debated for more than a century. "The Killing of Crazy Horse "pieces together the story beh... View more info

Crashing Thunder: The Autobiography of an American Indian

By: Radin, Paul

Price: $4.50

Seller ID: 0803289103

ISBN: 0803289103

Condition: USED


Paul Radin, one of America's first and most reputable professional anthropologists, lived among the Winnebago Indians for years, and for years he tried without success to interview the notorious younger son of the Blow Snake family, the Crashing Thunder of this book. At last Crashing Thunder agreed to tell Radin his life story, one that Radin calls "a true rake's progress."Speaking through Radin, Crashing Thunder told of his childhood, stories of Winnebago gods, his appetite for women and beer, and his extraordinary friends and relatives, including his brother-in-law, Thunder Cloud, then i... View more info

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Miami Indians of Indiana: A Persistent People, 1654-1994

By: Rafert, Stewart

Price: $9.50

Publisher: INDIANA HISTORICAL SOC:

Seller ID: 0871951320

ISBN: 0871951320

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Spirit Song: The Introduction of No-Eyes

By: Rain, Mary Summer

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9781878901613

ISBN: 1878901613

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The first volume in a series of books written by Mary Summer Rain about her experiences with an extraordinary Native American shaman called "No-Eyes," Spirit Song has become one of the best-selling and most important books in the literature and philosophy of what has been called the "new-age."Mary Summer Rain was the last student of the blind-from-birth Chippewa visionary, and spent many days in the remote cabin in the mountains with the woman who would become her beloved friend and teach her the many lessons of the spirit and of the Earth Mother. But it is the unique interaction between... View more info

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Raven Steals the Light

By: Reid, Bill/Bringhurst, Robert

Price: $5.00

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780295975245

ISBN: 0295975245

Condition: USED


This new edition of a collaboration between one of the finest living artists in North America and one of Canada's finest poets includes a new introduction by the distinguished anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss. Ten masterful, complex drawings by Bill Reid and ten tales demonstrate the richness and range of Haida mythology, from bawdy yet profound tales of the trickster Raven to poignant, imagistic narratives of love and its complications in a world where animals speak, dreams come real, and demigods, monsters, and men live side by side. View more info

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Pueblo Revolt: The Secret Rebellion that Drove the Spaniards Out of the Southwes

By: Roberts, David

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Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: 9780743255172

ISBN: 0743255178

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With the conquest of New Mexico in 1598, Spanish governors, soldiers, and missionaries began their brutal subjugation of the Pueblo Indians in what is today the Southwestern United States. This oppression continued for decades, until, in the summer of 1680, led by a visionary shaman named Pope, the Puebloans revolted. Before then the many different Pueblo villages had never acted in concert (and never would again). Now, in total secrecy they coordinated an attack, killing 401 settlers and soldiers and routing the rulers in Santa Fe. Every Spaniard was driven from the Pueblo homeland, the only ... View more info

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Tainos: Rise and Decline of the People Who Greeted Columbus

By: Rouse, Irving

Price: $10.00

Publisher: YALE UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780300056969

ISBN: 0300056966

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American Indian Literatures: An Introduction, Bibliographic Review and Selected

By: Ruoff, A. LaVonne Brown

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 5/25/2017

Seller ID: 9780873521925

ISBN: 0873521927

Condition: USED


American Indian Literatures provides a history of Native American literature from 1772 to the present, describes types of oral literatures and life histories, evaluates secondary works in the field, and includes an extensive selected bibliography. A useful appendix lists important dates in American Indian history."The most comprehensive introduction currently available to the genres and major authors of Native American oral and written literature". Booklist"The first thing likely to strike the reader upon opening LaVonne Ruoff's new volume is the range, variety, and richness of American ... View more info

13 Original Clan Mothers

By: Saams, Jamies

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 0062507591

ISBN: 0062507591

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Molded in the Image of Changing Woman: Navajo Views on the Human Body and Person

By: Schwarz, Maureen Trudelle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: UNIV OF ARIZONA PR: 8/4/2014

Seller ID: 9780816516278

ISBN: 0816516278

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Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Sitting Bull

By: Sitting Bull/Utley, Robert M

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 8/14/2016

Seller ID: 9780805012743

ISBN: 0805012745

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Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide

By: Smith, Andrea

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 10/12/2011

Seller ID: 9780896087439

ISBN: 0896087433

Condition: USED


A recognized Native American scholar and co-founder of INCITE Women of Color Against Violence, the largest grassroots, multiracial feminist organization in the country, Andrea Smith (Cherokee) is an emerging leader in progressive political circles. In "Conquest," Smith places Native American women at the center of her analysis of sexual violence, challenging both conventional definitions of the term and conventional responses to the problem.Beginning with the impact of the abuses inflicted on Native American children at state-sanctioned boarding schools from the 1880s to the 1980s, Smit... View more info

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Looking at Indian Art

By: Stewart, Hilary

Price: $4.00

Publisher: UNIV OF WASHINGTON PR: 3/11/2016

Seller ID: 0295956453

ISBN: 0295956453

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Spirit Song: The Visionary Wisdom of No-Eyes

By: Summer Rain, Mary

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 3/10/2015

Seller ID: 089865405X

ISBN: 089865405X

Condition: USED


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