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Camp-Lore and Woodcraft

by Daniel Beard

Known to millions of Boy Scouts as "Uncle Dan," Daniel Beard was also a Progressive-era reformer, a naturalist, illustrator, and author. Among his many "how-to" books is this entertaining collection of camp...


Apache Reservation: Indigenous Peoples and the American State

by Richard J. Perry

"Indian reservations" were the United States' ultimate solution to the "problem" of what to do with native peoples who already occupied the western lands that Anglo settlers wanted. In this broadly inclusive...


What You See in Clear Water: Indians, Whites, and a Battle Over Water in the American West

by Geoffrey O'Gara

The Wind River runs from the alpine lakes of the Continental Divide through the nestled valleys of the northern Rocky Mountains and out onto high, windblown plains. More than a century ago, in what would become...


Florida's Fossils

by Robin Brown

For 50 million years Florida was home to hordes of strange and wonderful animals. Their remains accumulated in rivers, springs, and oceans. Today fossilized bones and teeth wash up along streams, banks, and...


The Yaquis and the Empire: Violence, Spanish Imperial Power, and Native Resilience in Colonial Mexico

by Raphael Brewster Folsom

This important new book on the Yaqui people of the north Mexican state of Sonora examines the history of Yaqui-Spanish interactions from first contact in 1533 through Mexican independence in 1821. The Yaquis...


The Dundurn Arctic Culture and Sovereignty Library: Pike's Portage/Death Wins in the Arctic/Arctic Naturalist/Arctic Obsession/Arctic Twilight/Arctic

by William R. Morrion, Michael Posluns, Bruce W. Hodgins & S.L. Osborne et al.

This special ten-book bundle presents the history and culture of the Canadian Arctic told compellingly from all possible angles, cultural, military, historical, and biographical. A one-stop guide to this fascinating...


Native Heart

by Gabriel Horn

Most lives are lived solely in the present. But some lives are also lived with a spiritual and historical connection to the past. These lives grant us a sense of hope for the future. Native Heart is the story...


A Hopi Social History

by Scott Rushforth & Steadman Upham

All anthropologists and archaeologists seek to answer basic questions about human beings and society. Why do people behave the way they do? Why do patterns in the behavior of individuals and groups sometimes...


Western Apache Heritage: People of the Mountain Corridor

by Richard J. Perry

Mention "Apaches," and many Anglo-Americans picture the "marauding savages" of western movies or impoverished reservations beset by a host of social problems. But, like most stereotypes, these images distort...


Gathering Together: The Shawnee People through Diaspora and Nationhood, 1600¿1870

by Sami Lakomaki (Lakomäki)

Weaving Indian and Euro-American histories together in this groundbreaking book, Sami Lakomäki places the Shawnee people, and Native peoples in general, firmly at the center of American history. The book covers...


Henry Roe Cloud: A Biography

by David W. Messer

This book tells the story of Henry Roe Cloud, the first Native American to graduate from Yale. His contributions to theological inquiry, the education of Native Americans, and the formulation of government policies...


The Trail of Tears: An Annotated Bibliography of Southeastern Indian Removal

by Herman A. Peterson

This annotated bibliography gathers together studies in history, ethnohistory, ethnography, anthropology, sociology, rhetoric, and archaeology that pertain to The Removal of the Five Tribes from what is now...


Aboriginal and Visible Minority Librarians: Oral Histories from Canada

by Deborah Lee & Mahalakshmi Kumaran

This book, the first of its kind in Canada, is a collection of chapters from Aboriginal and visible minority librarians, working in Canada, speaking about the challenges they face in their profession; their...


The Winged Prophet: From Hermes to Quetzalcoatl

by Carol Miller & Guadalupe Rivera

The Winged Prophet from Hermes to Quetzalcoatl, provides the first ever introduction to the deities of MesoAmerica as they relate to classical European mythology and the archetypes contained in the major arcana...


Clearing a Path: Theorizing the Past in Native American Studies

by Nancy Shoemaker

Clearing a Path offers new models and ideas for exploring Native American history, drawing from disciplines like history, anthropology, and creative writing making this a must-read for anyone interested in the...


History of the Incas

by Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa

Primary source of information on pre-Conquest Incan history, traditions and chronology. Full details of ceremonies, festivals, and religious beliefs, origin of the Incas, arrival of the Spaniards, much more....


God and the Indian

by Drew Hayden Taylor

While panhandling outside a coffee shop, Johnny, a Cree woman who lives on the streets, is shocked to recognize a face from her childhood, which was spent in a residential school. Desperate to hear the man acknowledge...


The Shawnees and the War for America

by Colin G. Calloway

With the courage and resilience embodied by their legendary leader Tecumseh, the Shawnees waged a war of territorial and cultural resistance for half a century. Noted historian Colin G. Calloway details the...


1812 the Land Between Flowing Waters

by Ken Leland

This is a story of four families struggling to survive in the time of the 1812 war. The Benjamins found freedom from slavery in Upper Canada. Now with their white neighbours and friends, the Lockwoods, both...


The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek: A Tragic Clash Between White and Native America

by Richard Kluger

The riveting story of a dramatic confrontation between Native Americans and white settlers, a compelling conflict that unfolded in the newly created Washington Territory from 1853 to 1857.

When appointed Washington’s...