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Imagining Geronimo: An Apache Icon in Popular Culture
Imagining Geronimo: An Apache Icon in Popular Culture
by William M. Clements
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His face has appeared on T-shirts, postage stamps, jigsaw puzzles, posters, and an Andy Warhol print. A celebrity and a tourist attraction who attended three World's Fairs and rode in President Theodore Roosevelt's inaugural parade, he is a character in... (read more)

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Savages and Scoundrels: The Untold Story of America's Road to Empire Through Indian Territory
Savages and Scoundrels: The Untold Story of America's Road to Empire Through Indian Territory
by Paul Vandevelder
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Winner of the 2011 Frances Fuller Victor Award for General Nonfiction, sponsored by the Oregon Book Awards Holiday Gift Book Roundup - Albuquerque... (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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The Last Indian War: The Nez Perce Story (Pivotal Moments in American History)
The Last Indian War: The Nez Perce Story (Pivotal Moments in American History)
by Elliott West
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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... (read more)

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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (ReVisioning American History)
An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (ReVisioning American History)
by Roxanne Dunbar-ortiz
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US“Justice-seekers everywhere will celebrate Dunbar-Ortiz’s unflinching commitment to truth—a truth that places settler-colonialism and genocide exactly where they belong—as foundational to the existence of the Unites States... (read more)

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Native Peoples of Olympic Peninsula (02 Edition)
Native Peoples of Olympic Peninsula (02 Edition)
by Jacilee Wray
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This guidebook introduces readers to the nine Native tribes of the Olympic Peninsula. A collaborative work, each section on a tribe is written by members of that tribe itself.... (read more)

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Choctaw Resurgence in Mississippi: Race, Class, and Nation Building in the Jim Crow South, 1830-1977 (Indians of the Southeast)
Choctaw Resurgence in Mississippi: Race, Class, and Nation Building in the Jim Crow South, 1830-1977 (Indians of the Southeast)
by Katherine M. B. Osburn
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When the Choctaws were removed from their Mississippi homeland to Indian Territory in 1830, several thousand remained behind, planning to take advantage of Article 14 in the removal treaty, which promised that any Choctaws who wished to remain in... (read more)

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The World We Used to Live in: Remembering the Powers of the Medicine Men
The World We Used to Live in: Remembering the Powers of the Medicine Men
by Vine Deloria
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One of the unfortunate byproducts of the recent renaissance in Native American spirituality has been the abuse and misuse of sacred ceremonies by Indians and non- Indians alike. In Vine Deloria's Jr.'s groundbreaking final work, the culmination of more... (read more)

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Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival
Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival
by Velma Wallis
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Chapter One Hunger and cold take their toll The air stretched tight, quiet and cold over the vast land Tall spruce branches bung heavily laden with snow, awaiting distant spring winds. The frosted willows seemed to tremble in the freezing temperatures... (read more)

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Everything You Know About Indians Is Wrong (09 Edition)
Everything You Know About Indians Is Wrong (09 Edition)
by Paul Chaat Smith
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In this sweeping work of memoir and commentary, leading cultural critic Paul Chaat Smith illustrates with dry wit and brutal honesty the contradictions of life in “the Indian business.”  Raised in suburban Maryland and Oklahoma, Smith... (read more)

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Invasion of America Indians Colonialism
Invasion of America Indians Colonialism
by Francis Jennings
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Studies the cultural devastation of Atlantic coastal Indian tribes by European civilization, particularly New England Puritans, and the creation of an ideology to justify the cruelty.... (read more)

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Fools Crow
Fools Crow
by Thomas E Mails
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Frank Fools Crow, a spiritual and civic leader of the Teton Sioux, spent nearly a century helping those of every race. A disciplined, gentle man who upheld the old ways, he was aggrieved by the social ills he saw besetting his own people and forthright... (read more)

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American Colonies: The Settling of North America
American Colonies: The Settling of North America
by Alan Taylor
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With this volume, Alan Taylor challenges the traditional story of colonial history by examining the many cultures that helped make America. Transcending the usual Anglocentric version of our colonial past, he recovers the importance of Native American... (read more)

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The Girl Who Sang to the Buffalo: A Child, an Elder, and the Light from an Ancient Sky
The Girl Who Sang to the Buffalo: A Child, an Elder, and the Light from an Ancient Sky
by Kent Nerburn
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A haunting dream that will not relent pulls author Kent Nerburn back into the hidden world of Native America, where dreams have meaning, animals are teachers, and the “old ones” still have powers beyond our understanding. In this moving... (read more)

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Native American Testimony: A Chronicle of Indian-White Relations from Prophecy to the Present, 1492-2000
Native American Testimony: A Chronicle of Indian-White Relations from Prophecy to the Present, 1492-2000
by Peter Nabokov
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Revised to bring this important chronicle to the end of the millennium, anthropologist Peter Nabokov presents a history of Native American and white relations as seen though Indian eyes and told through Indian voices. Beginning with the Indians' first... (read more)

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Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation
Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation
by John Ehle
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Native American Studies (Ethnic Studies)
Native American Studies (Ethnic Studies)
by Clara Sue Kidwell
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This guide to Native American history and culture outlines new ways of understanding American Indian cultures in contemporary contexts. Native American Studies covers key issues such as the intimate relationship of culture to land; the nature of... (read more)

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Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People
Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People
by Elizabeth A. Fenn
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A book that radically changes our understanding of North America before and after the arrival of Europeans Encounters at the Heart of the World concerns the Mandan Indians, iconic Plains people whose teeming, busy towns on the upper Missouri River were... (read more)

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We Talk, You Listen: New Tribes, New Turf
We Talk, You Listen: New Tribes, New Turf
by Vine Deloria
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We Talk, You Listen is strong, boldly unconventional medicine from Vine Deloria Jr. (1933-2005), one of the most important voices of twentieth-century Native American affairs. Here the witty and insightful Indian spokesman turns his penetrating vision... (read more)

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Violence Over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West
Violence Over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West
by Ned Blackhawk
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Most Influential Books in Native American and Indigenous Studies of the First Decade of the Twenty-First Century Prize, Native American and Indigenous Studies... (read more)

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