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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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Crazy Brave: A Memoir
Crazy Brave: A Memoir
by Joy Harjo
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In this transcendent memoir, grounded in tribal myth and ancestry, music and poetry, Joy Harjo, one of our leading Native American voices, details her journey to becoming a poet. Born in Oklahoma, the end place of the Trail of Tears, Harjo grew up... (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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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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In the bestselling tradition of Empire of the Summer Moon, this is the untold story of Red Cloud, the most powerful Indian commander of the Plains who witnessed the opening of the West. The great Oglala Sioux chief Red Cloud was the only Plains Indian to... (read more)

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Neither Wolf Nor Dog
Neither Wolf Nor Dog
by Kent Nerburn
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In this 1996 Minnesota Book Award winner, Nerburn draws the reader deep into the world of an Indian elder known only as Dan--a world of Indian towns, white roadside cafes, and abandoned roads that swirl with the memories of the Ghost Dance and Sitting... (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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The Comanche Empire (Lamar Series in Western History)
The Comanche Empire (Lamar Series in Western History)
by Pekka Hamalainen
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In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, a Native American empire rose to dominate the fiercely contested lands of the American Southwest, the southern Great Plains, and northern Mexico. This powerful empire, built by the Comanche Indians... (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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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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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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On the Rez
On the Rez
by Ian Frazier
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On the Rez is a sharp, unflinching account of the modern-day American Indian experience, especially that of the Oglala Sioux, who now live on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in the plains and badlands of the American West. Crazy Horse, perhaps the... (read more)

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American Carnage: Wounded Knee, 1890
American Carnage: Wounded Knee, 1890
by Jerome A. Greene
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As the year 1890 wound to a close, a band of more than three hundred Lakota Sioux Indians led by Chief Big Foot made their way toward South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation to join other Lakotas seeking peace. Fearing that Big Foot’s band was... (read more)

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Sixth Grandfather: Black Elks Teachings Given to John G Neihardt
Sixth Grandfather: Black Elks Teachings Given to John G Neihardt
by Raymond J Demallie
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In Black Elk Speaks and When the Tree Flowered, John C. Neihardt recorded the teachings of the Oglala holy man Black Elk, who had, in a vision, seen himself as the "sixth grandfather," the spiritual representative of the earth and of mankind. Raymond J... (read more)

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Absaraka: Home of the Crows
Absaraka: Home of the Crows
by Margaret Carrington
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On July 17, 1866, two soldiers wagoners were killed by Sioux Indians. In the next two weeks, fourteen more men died in Sioux attacks. The attacks continued through the summer and fall. On December 21, disaster struck. Recklessly pursuing Indians across a... (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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The Lost Universe: Pawnee Life and Culture
The Lost Universe: Pawnee Life and Culture
by Gene Weltfish
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This is an account of one year in the life of a six-hundred-year-old American Indian nation that continued its existence within the United States through the Civil War period, retaining its integrity as a nation until it was uprooted and dissolved in... (read more)

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Geronimo (Lamar Series in Western History)
Geronimo (Lamar Series in Western History)
by Robert M Utley
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“Completely original and very well sourced. In this, Utley continues the high standard of his earlier books. . . . His careful weighing of evidence and ferreting out of story lines from far-flung and sometimes conflicting sources are impressive... (read more)

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Two Leggings: The Making of a Crow Warrior
Two Leggings: The Making of a Crow Warrior
by Peter Nabokov
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"This is the story of Two Leggings desire for fame, his rise as a warrior, and his efforts to achieve a spiritual vision. He takes us along on buffalo hunts, war parties against the Piegans, and horse stealing raids against the Piegans and Sioux. His... (read more)

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Crazy Horse, the Strange Man of the Oglalas: A Biography
Crazy Horse, the Strange Man of the Oglalas: A Biography
by Mari Sandoz
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Crazy Horse, the military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose personal power and social nonconformity set him off as "strange," fought in many famous battles, including the one at the Little Bighorn. He held out boldly against the government's efforts to... (read more)

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Crazy Horse (Penguin Lives Biographies)
Crazy Horse (Penguin Lives Biographies)
by Larry Mcmurtry
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In the story of the life of a seminal figure of American history, "Crazy Horse" strips away the tall tales to reveal the essence of this brilliant, ascetic warrior-hero.... (read more)

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