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Lewis Henry Morgan's Comparisons

Reassessing Terminology, Anarchy and Worldview in Indigenous Societies of America, Australia and Highland Middle India

by Georg Pfeffer

<p>About 150 years ago L. H. Morgan compared relationship terminologies, societal forms, and ideas of property to recognize the interdependence of the three domains. From a new perspective, the book will re-examine, confirm and criticize, ...

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Life of the Indigenous Mind

Vine Deloria Jr. and the Birth of the Red Power Movement

by David Martínez

<p>In <em>Life of the Indigenous Mind</em> David Martínez examines the early activism, life, and writings of Vine Deloria Jr. (1933–2005), the most influential indigenous activist and writer of the twentieth century and one of the intellectual ...

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Loafing Along Death Valley Trails

A Personal Narrative of People and Places

by William Caruthers

<p>In 1926, on the advice of his doctor, former newspaperman William Caruthers, whose writings appeared in most Western magazines during a career spanning more than 25 years, retired to an orange grove near Ontario, California. Once there, he ...

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Ma A-Poi-Yaa-Kii-Ko-Wan Kii Mii-Ksi Niooks-Koh-Kiaa-Yoiksi

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

by Lena Little Leaf - Beaudry

<p>I am focusing on children's books because this is where we need to start in saving our language. I plan on publishing more books for children in the near future. My books will be in written form and audio format so children can read along as ...

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Mark My Words

Native Women Mapping Our Nations

by Mishuana Goeman

<DIV><P><BR>Dominant history would have us believe that colonialism belongs to a previous era that has long come to an end. But as Native people become mobile, reservation lands become overcrowded and the state seeks to enforce means of ...

ISBN: 9781452939360

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Mascot Nation

The Controversy over Native American Representations in Sports

by Andrew C. Billings & Jason Edward Black

<p>The issue of Native American mascots in sports raises passions but also a raft of often-unasked questions. Which voices get a hearing in an argument? What meanings do we ascribe to mascots? Who do these Indians and warriors really represent? ...

ISBN: 9780252050848

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Massacre at Camp Grant

Forgetting and Remembering Apache History

by Chip Colwell

<p><strong>Winner of a National Council on Public History Book Award</strong></p> <p>On April 30, 1871, an unlikely group of Anglo-Americans, Mexican Americans, and Tohono O’odham Indians massacred more than a hundred Apache men, women, and ...

ISBN: 9780816532650

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Memoirs of a White Crow Indian

by Thomas H. Leforge & Dr. Thomas B. Marquis

<p>Tom Leforge was a legend in his time. Interpreter and scout, he lived among the Crow Indians, as a Crow, for decades. If not for a broken collar bone, Leforge would have been with the six Crow scouts that accompanied General George Armstrong ...

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Memories of an American Life

True Stories from the Early 1900S of a Large Family in a Small Indiana Town

by Julian K. Nail

<p>Given that he was to become a student of human nature with an interest in writing, Julian K. Nail could not have grown up in a better place than St. Paul, Indiana. Born in 1923, the youngest of seven children, he was exposed to story lines ...

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Menominee Indians

by Gavin Schmitt

In Wisconsin history, no single group has been on the land longer than the Menominee Indians. While other tribes were pushed west by the Europeans and Americans, the Menominee stayed firm and held on to their ancestral homeland. Though their ...

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Mining and Communities in Northern Canada

History, Politics, and Memory

by Patricia Boulter, Jean-Sebastien Boutet, Emilie Cameron & others

<p>For indigenous communities throughout the globe, mining has been a historical forerunner of colonialism, introducing new, and often disruptive, settlement patterns and economic arrangements. Although indigenous communities may benefit from ...

ISBN: 9781552388075

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Modernity and Its Other

The Encounter with North American Indians in the Eighteenth Century

by Robert Woods Sayre

<p>In <em>Modernity and Its Other</em> Robert Woods Sayre examines eighteenth-century North America through discussion of texts drawn from the period. He focuses on this unique historical moment when early capitalist civilization (modernity) in ...

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Monumental Mobility

The Memory Work of Massasoit

by Lisa Blee & Jean M. O'Brien

<p>Installed at Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1921 to commemorate the tercentenary of the landing of the Pilgrims, Cyrus Dallin's statue <em>Massasoit</em> was intended to memorialize the Pokanoket Massasoit (leader) as a welcoming diplomat and ...

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Monuments to Absence

Cherokee Removal and the Contest over Southern Memory

by Andrew Denson

<p>The 1830s forced removal of Cherokees from their southeastern homeland became the most famous event in the Indian history of the American South, an episode taken to exemplify a broader experience of injustice suffered by Native peoples. In ...

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My Friend the Indian (Expanded, Annotated)

by James McLaughlin

<p><em>"If his sense of justice had led him to fine discrimination in these matters, the [Native American] would long ago have made an attack on the national Capitol."</em><br> <br> So wrote Indian Inspector and former agent for the Sioux, James

ISBN: 1230001450903

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My Life as an Indian

by James Willard Schultz

<p>From famed author, explorer, Glacier Park guide, fur trader, and historian of the Blackfoot Indians, comes the memoir of his life with the Blackfeet and marriage to a Blackfoot woman, whom he deeply loved. From 1880 to 1903, Schultz lived the

ISBN: 1230001372892

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Myths and Tales of the White Mountain Apache

by Grenville Goodwin, Ronnie Lupe & Philip J. Greenfeld

<p>“This volume contains translations of Apache stories that reflect our distinct view of the world and our approach to life. These myths and fables have survived through untold generations because the truth contained in them is eternal and the ...

ISBN: 9780816533503

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Myths of the Cherokees

by James Mooney

<p>A comprehensive compendium of Chorkeet myths, together with a history of the people, first published in 1902 by the bureau of American Ethnology. With 22 illustrations. These myths (including versions of the Deluge and of the Tortoise and the

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Naamiwan's Drum

The Story of a Contested Repatriation of Anishinaabe Artefacts

by Maureen Matthews

<p><em>Naamiwan’s Drum</em> follows the story of a famous Ojibwe medicine man, his gifted grandson, and remarkable water drum. This drum, and forty other artefacts, were given away by a Canadian museum to an American Anishinaabe group that had ...

ISBN: 9781442622449

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Naming the World

Language and Power Among the Northern Arapaho

by Andrew Cowell

<p><em>Naming the World</em> examines language shift among the Northern Arapaho of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, and the community’s diverse responses as it seeks social continuity. Andrew Cowell argues that, rather than a single “Arapaho

ISBN: 9780816539062

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