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The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, an American Legend
The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, an American Legend
by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin
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An acclaimed New York Times bestseller, selected by Salon as a best book of the year, the astonishing untold story of the life and times of Sioux warrior Red Cloud: "a page-turner with remarkable immediacy...and the narrative sweep of a great Western... (read more)

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Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
by S. C. Gwynne
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In the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, a stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West, centering on Quanah, the greatest Comanche chief of them all... (read more)

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The Journey of Crazy Horse: A Lakota History
The Journey of Crazy Horse: A Lakota History
by Joseph Iii Marshall
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As the peerless warrior who brought the U.S. Army to its knees at the Battle of Little Bighorn, Crazy Horse remains one of the most perennially fascinating figures of the American West. Now Joseph Marshall—a masterful storyteller, historian, and... (read more)

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Black Hawk: An Autobiography (Prairie State Books)
Black Hawk: An Autobiography (Prairie State Books)
by Donald Jackson
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 This story is told in the words of a tragic figure in American history - a hook-nosed, hollow-cheeked old Sauk warrior who lived under four flags while the Mississippi Valley was being wrested from his people.The author is Black Hawk himself... (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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Thieves' Road: The Black Hills Betrayal and Custer's Path to Little Bighorn
Thieves' Road: The Black Hills Betrayal and Custer's Path to Little Bighorn
by Terry Mort.
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In the summer of 1874, Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer led an expedition of some 1000 troops and more than one hundred wagons into the Black Hills of South Dakota.  This fascinating work of narrative history tells the little-known story... (read more)

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The Killing of Chief Crazy Horse: Three Eyewitness Views
The Killing of Chief Crazy Horse: Three Eyewitness Views
by Robert A Clark
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The Killing of Chief Crazy Horse is a story of envy, greed, and treachery. In the year after the Battle of the Little Big Horn, Crazy Horse and his half-starved followers finally surrendered to the U.S. Army near Camp Robinson, Nebraska. The... (read more)

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They Called It Prairie Light: The Story of Chilocco Indian School
They Called It Prairie Light: The Story of Chilocco Indian School
by K Tsiani Lomawaima
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Established in 1884 and operative for nearly a century, the Chilocco Indian School in Oklahoma was one of a series of off-reservation boarding schools intended to assimilate American Indian children into mainstream American life. Critics have... (read more)

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Red Cloud & the Sioux Problem
Red Cloud & the Sioux Problem
by James C Olson
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From the mid-1860s until the end of organized resistance on the Great Plains, Red Cloud, the noted Oglala Sioux, epitomized for many the Indian problem. Centered on Red Clouds career, this is an admirably impartial, circumstantial, and rigorously... (read more)

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Walking in the Sacred Manner: Healers, Dreamers, and Pipe Carriers--Medicine Women of the Plains
Walking in the Sacred Manner: Healers, Dreamers, and Pipe Carriers--Medicine Women of the Plains
by Mark St Pierre
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andlt;Iandgt;Walking in the Sacred Mannerandlt;/Iandgt; is an exploration of the myths and culture of the Plains Indians, for whom the everyday and the spiritual are intertwined and women play a strong and important role in the spiritual and religious... (read more)

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Cheyenne Indians Their History & Ways of Life Volume 1
Cheyenne Indians Their History & Ways of Life Volume 1
by George Bird Grinnell
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The Cheyenne Indians: Their History and Their Ways of Life is a classic ethnography, originally published in 1928, that grew out of George Bird Grinnell's long acquaintance with the Cheyennes. Volume I looks at the tribe's early history and migrations... (read more)

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Black Elk Speaks ((Rev)04 - Old Edition)
Black Elk Speaks ((Rev)04 - Old Edition)
by John G. Neihardt
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Black Elk Speaks, the story of the Oglala Lakota visionary and healer Nicholas Black Elk (1863and#8211;1950) and his people during momentous twilight years of the nineteenth century, offers readers much more than a precious glimpse of a vanished time... (read more)

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Black Elk Speaks Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux
Black Elk Speaks Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux
by John G Neihardt
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The most famous Native American book ever written, Black Elk Speaks is the acclaimed story of Lakota visionary and healer Nicholas Black Elk (1863-1950) and his people during the momentous, twilight years of the nineteenth century. Black Elk grew up in a... (read more)

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Warpath: The True Story of the Fighting Sioux Told in a Biography of Chief White Bull
Warpath: The True Story of the Fighting Sioux Told in a Biography of Chief White Bull
by Stanley Vestal
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Nephew to Sitting Bull, chief of the Sioux, Pte San Hunka (White Bull) was a famous warrior in his own right. He had been on the warpath against whites and other Indians for more than a decade when he fought the greatest battle of his life. On the... (read more)

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Prison Writings: My Life is My Sundance
Prison Writings: My Life is My Sundance
by Leonard Peltier
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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-... (read more)

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Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
by S C Gwynne
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andlt;Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In the tradition of andlt;Iandgt;Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, andlt;/Iandgt;a stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West... (read more)

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In the Spirit of Crazy Horse
In the Spirit of Crazy Horse
by Peter Matthiessen
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Frederick E. Hoxie, one of our most prominent and celebrated academic historians of Native American history, has for years asked his undergraduate students at the beginning of each semester to write down the names of three American Indians. Almost... (read more)

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Black Elk: The Sacred Ways of a Lakota (Religion and Spirituality)
Black Elk: The Sacred Ways of a Lakota (Religion and Spirituality)
by Wallace H Black Elk
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"An unprecedented account of the shaman's world and the way it is entered."STANLEY KRIPPNER, PH.D., coauthor of 'Personal Mythology: The Psychology of Your Evolving Self' and 'Healing States' "Black Elk opens the Lakota sacred hoop to a... (read more)

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Sitting Bull: Champion of the Sioux
Sitting Bull: Champion of the Sioux
by Stanley Vestal
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"If that is Long Hair, I am the one who killed him," White Bull, the young nephew of Sitting Bull, said when Bad Juice pointed out Custer's body immediately after the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Yet it was Sitting Bull who acquired the notoriety and... (read more)

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Winona Laduke Reader : Collection of Essential Writings (02 Edition)
Winona Laduke Reader : Collection of Essential Writings (02 Edition)
by Winona Laduke
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For more than twenty years, Winona LaDuke has impressed people around the world with her oratory and debate skills and as an advocate for Native American rights, champion of womens and childrens issues, protector of the environment, and as a leading... (read more)

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