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On the Edge of Nowhere

by James Huntington & Lawrence Elliott

<p>For sheer excitement and adventure, few novels match the true-life story of James Huntington. The son of a white trapper and Indian mother, Huntington learned early to fight for survival in Alaska's remote Kuskokwim region, where life was ...

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Overland with Kit Carson

A Narrative of the Old Spanish Trail in ‘48

by George Douglas Brewerton

<p>Gold had just been discovered in California at the close of the Mexican War when Kit Carson started east from Los Angeles with dispatches. Going with him was Lieutenant George Douglas Brewerton, who describes their journey over the Old ...

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Pan-Tribal Activism in the Pacific Northwest

The Power of Indigenous Protest and the Birth of Daybreak Star Cultural Center

by Vera Parham

<p>On September 27, 1975, activist Bernie Whitebear (Sin Aikst) and Seattle Mayor Wes Uhlman broke ground on former Fort Lawton lands, just outside Seattle Washington, for the construction of the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. The ...

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People of the Saltwater

An Ethnography of Git lax m'oon

by Charles R. Menzies

<p>A 2017 Choice Outstanding Academic Title</p> <p>In <em>People of the Saltwater</em>, Charles R. Menzies explores the history of an ancient Tsimshian community, focusing on the people and their enduring place in the modern world. The Gitxaala

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Perishing Heathens

Stories of Protestant Missionaries and Christian Indians in Antebellum America

by Julius H. Rubin

<p>In <em>Perishing Heathens</em> Julius H. Rubin tells the stories of missionary men and women who between 1800 and 1830 responded to the call to save Native peoples through missions, especially the Osages in the Arkansas Territory, Cherokees ...

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Pima Indian Legends

by Anna Moore Shaw

<p><strong>Coyote, Eagle-man, quail, bear,</strong> and other charaters relate their adventures in two dozen delightful tales Anna Shaw heard her father tell when she was young. The author, a Pima herself, unfolds twenty-four charming Indian ...

ISBN: 9780816536900

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Plenty-Coups, Chief of the Crows

The Life Story of a Great Indian

by Frank B. Linderman

<p>In his old age, Plenty-Coups (1848-1932), the last hereditary chief of the Crow Indians, told the moving story of his life to Frank B. Linderman, a well-known western writer who had befriended him.</p> <p>First published in 1930, ...

ISBN: 9781787205642

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Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits

Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America's Culture

by Chip Colwell

<p>Who owns the past and the objects that physically connect us to history? And who has the right to decide this ownership, particularly when the objects are sacred or, in the case of skeletal remains, human? Is it the museums that care for the ...

ISBN: 9780226299044

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Power in the Telling

Grand Ronde, Warm Springs, and Intertribal Relations in the Casino Era

by Brook Colley

ISBN: 9780295743370

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Power through Testimony

Reframing Residential Schools in the Age of Reconciliation

by Brieg Capitaine & Karine Vanthuyne

<p><em>Power through Testimony</em> documents how survivors are remembering and reframing our understanding of residential schools in the wake of the 2007 Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, which includes the Truth and ...

ISBN: 9780774833929

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Pre-removal Choctaw History

Exploring New Paths

by Greg O'Brien

<p>In the past two decades, new research and thinking have dramatically reshaped our understanding of Choctaw history before removal. Greg O’Brien brings together in a single volume ten groundbreaking essays that reveal where Choctaw history has

ISBN: 9780806149882

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Ransoming Pagan Babies

The Selected Writings of Warren Hinckle

by Warren Hinckle

<p>From his galvanizing exposés in <em>Ramparts</em> magazine to his hand in inventing gonzo, Warren Hinckle upended twentieth-century investigative reporting and gave it new provocation and zest. In the first career-spanning collection of ...

ISBN: 9781597144254

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Re-Collecting Black Hawk

Landscape, Memory, and Power in the American Midwest

by Nicholas A. Brown & Sarah E. Kanouse

<p>The name Black Hawk permeates the built environment in the upper midwestern United States. It has been appropriated for everything from fitness clubs to used car dealerships. Makataimeshekiakiak, the Sauk Indian war leader whose name loosely ...

ISBN: 9780822980391

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Reading the Fire

The Traditional Indian Literatures of America

by Jarold Ramsey

<p>Reading the Fire engages America?s ?first literatures,? traditional Native American tales and legends, as literary art and part of our collective imaginative heritage. This revised edition of a book first published to critical acclaim in 1983

ISBN: 9780295803500

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Realities of Living on a Reservation

A City Girl's First Encounter

by Maryam Khazraee

<p>Please visit: http://reservationrealities.dynadot.com/ for more information in learning the realities of living on a native american reservation! The birds are chirping, sun shining, and bees busy getting in your face! Living on the Pinwell, ...

ISBN: 1230000811439

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Recovering Canada

The Resurgence of Indigenous Law

by John Borrows

<p>Canada is covered by a system of law and governance that largely obscures and ignores the presence of pre-existing Indigenous regimes. Indigenous law, however, has continuing relevance for both Aboriginal peoples and the Canadian state. In ...

ISBN: 9781487516758

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Recovering Native American Writings in the Boarding School Press

by Jacqueline Emery

<p>2018 Outstanding Academic Title, selected by *Choice </p> <p>Recovering Native American Writings in the Boarding School Press* is the first comprehensive collection of writings by students and well-known Native American authors who published

ISBN: 9781496204073

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Red and Yellow, Black and Brown

Decentering Whiteness in Mixed Race Studies

by Joanne L. Rondilla, Rudy P. Guevarra Jr. & Professor Paul Spickard

<p><em>Red and Yellow, Black and Brown</em> gathers together life stories and analysis by twelve contributors who express and seek to understand the often very different dynamics that exist for mixed race people who are not part white. The ...

ISBN: 9780813587325

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Red On Red

Native American Literary Separatism

by Craig S. Womack

<DIV>An entertaining and enlightening proposal for a new way to read Native American literature.</div><DIV></div><DIV>How can a square peg fit into a round hole? It can’t. How can a door be unlocked with a pencil? It can’t. How can Native ...

ISBN: 9781452942551

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Red Prophet

The Punishing Intellectualism of Vine Deloria, Jr.

by David E. Wilkins

<p>In the face of looming, tumultuous global change, this examination provides answers for those venturing into Vine's work in Indigenous and non-Indigenous politics, ecology, and organization. David E. Wilkins's insights, based on his personal ...

ISBN: 9781682752302

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