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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West
by Dee Brown
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A true classic of American history, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is Dee Browns eloquent, meticulously documented account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the nineteenth century. Using council records... (read more)

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In the Absence of the Sacred
In the Absence of the Sacred
by Jerry Mander
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Mander goes beyond television (which he proclaimed as being dangerous to personal health and sanity in Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television) to critique our technological society as a whole, challenge its utopian promises, and track its... (read more)

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American Indian Myths and Legends (Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library)
American Indian Myths and Legends (Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library)
by Richard Erdoes
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This magnificent collection gathers 160 tales from 80 tribal gathers to offer a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From all across the continent come tales of creation and love, of heroes and war, of animals, tricksters, and... (read more)

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Meditations with Animals: A Native American Bestiary
Meditations with Animals: A Native American Bestiary
by Gerald Hausman
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Published in 1986, Meditations with Animals was the first bestiary ever compiled from Native Americans showing the guiding roles animals have played in their spiritual history. These stories and poems contain the rites and rituals of a variety of tribes,... (read more)

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Tough Trip Through Paradise 1878-1879
Tough Trip Through Paradise 1878-1879
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for the University of Idaho Press This book grew out of a manuscript left by Andrew Garcia on his death in 1942. Ben Stein acquired the manuscript and edited it to tell Garcia's story of the 1877 war... (read more)

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Bollingen Series #5: Road of Life and Death: A Ritual Drama of the American Indians
Bollingen Series #5: Road of Life and Death: A Ritual Drama of the American Indians
by Paul Radin
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In this transcription of the Medicine Rite, the most sacred ritual of the Winnebago Indians, anthropologist Paul Radin captured a poetic source of profound importance to the understanding of mystical experience. Performed by medicine men upon the... (read more)

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Lakota Woman Tie in
Lakota Woman Tie in
by Mary Crow Dog
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Chapter 1 A Woman from He-Dog A nation is not conquered until the hearts of its women are on the ground. Then it is done, no matter how brave its warriors nor how strong their weapons. "-- Cheyenne proverb" read more)

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How Indians Use Wild Plants for Food, Medicine & Crafts (Deluxe Clothbound Edition)
How Indians Use Wild Plants for Food, Medicine & Crafts (Deluxe Clothbound Edition)
by Frances Densmore
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A renowned ethnologist with the Smithsonian Institution offers a fascinating wealth of material on nearly 200 plants that were used by the Chippewas of Minnesota and Wisconsin. The volume provides an emphasis on wild plants and their lesser-known uses... (read more)

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Surviving Through the Days: Translations of Native California Stories and Songs; A California Indian Reader
Surviving Through the Days: Translations of Native California Stories and Songs; A California Indian Reader
by Herbert W Luthin
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An annotated anthology of classic and contemporary works of Native Californian oral literature in translation, featuring selections from this state's many distinct native cultures.... (read more)

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The Indian How Book
The Indian How Book
by Arthur Caswe Parker
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Enhanced by 51 illustrations, this eye-opening work tells how Native Americans made fire, teepees, bark houses, canoes, war bonnets, animal traps, fishhooks, arrowheads, wampum, masks, colors, rawhide, baskets, poetry, hats, and moccasins, plus how they... (read more)

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Tracks
Tracks
by Louise Erdrich
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Set in North Dakota at a time in the past century when Indian tribes were struggling to keep what little remained of their lands, Tracks is a tale of passion and deep unrest. Over the course of ten crucial years, as tribal land and trust between people... (read more)

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Native American Wisdom
Native American Wisdom
by Edward Sheriff Curtis
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The words and evocative black/white photographs in this book provide a dramatic visual and spiritual portrayal of Native American culture. Quotations by Native American leaders inspire us with their wisdom.... (read more)

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Love Medicine (P.S.)
Love Medicine (P.S.)
by Louise Erdrich
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The stunning first novel in Louise Erdrich's Native American series, Love Medicine tells the story of two families — the Kashpaws and the Lamartines. Written in Erdrich's uniquely poetic, powerful style, it is a multigenerational portrait of strong... (read more)

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Mean Spirit
Mean Spirit
by Linda Hogan
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Letters sent to Washington, D.C., from Oklahoma Indians begging for help go unanswered--until Native American government official, Stace Red Hawk, travels west to investigate. "I wish everyone would read Mean Spirit".--Tony Hillerman. Winner of the 1990... (read more)

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Theft of the Spirit: A Journey to Spiritual Healing
Theft of the Spirit: A Journey to Spiritual Healing
by Carl A Hammerschlag
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The author of the highly successful book The Dancing Healers draws on the cultural rituals and traditions of Native Americans to illustrate the mind/body connection to spiritual healing.... (read more)

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Earth Song, Sky Spirit
Earth Song, Sky Spirit
by Clifford E Trafzer
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A vibrant, vital anthology of stories that  portray the lives of Native Americans today, featuring  the work of N. Scott Momaday, Louise Erdrich,  Leslie Marmon Silko, and more than two dozen other  gifted... (read more)

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Almanac of the Dead
Almanac of the Dead
by Leslie Marmon Silko
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In its extraordinary range of character and culture, Almanac of the Dead is fiction on the grand scale. The acclaimed author of Ceremony has undertaken a weaving of ideas and lives, fate and history, passion and conquest in an attempt to re-create the... (read more)

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The Sun is Not Merciful: Short Stories
The Sun is Not Merciful: Short Stories
by Anna Lee Walters
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This Pawnee/Otoe author tells stories about contemporary tribal life. Winner of the 1985 Before columbus Foundation American Book Award.... (read more)

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Ishi's Journey: From the Center to the Edge of the World
Ishi's Journey: From the Center to the Edge of the World
by James A Freeman
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-- from the Center to the Edge of the World by James Freeman. This gripping work of historical fiction allows us to see another side of the famous Yahi Indian, as he and his family take refuge in the most secluded areas of their ancestral lands. After... (read more)

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The European Challenge (American Indians)
The European Challenge (American Indians)
by Time Life
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History, customs, mythology, and lore of the continent's first inhabitants are inter-woven in this rich new look at our Native American heritage. Lavishly illustrated with full-color photographs, paintings, drawings, and artifacts.... (read more)

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