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Dammed

by Brittany Luby

"Dammed: The Politics of Loss and Survival in Anishinaabe Territory" explores Canada?s hydroelectric boom in the Lake of the Woods area. It complicates narratives of increasing affluence in postwar Canada, revealing...


Mnidoo Bemaasing Bemaadiziwin

by Theresa Turmel

Mnidoo Bemaasing Bemaadiziwin is a twenty-five year research and community based book. It brings forward Indigenous thought, history, and acts of resistance as viewed through the survivors of residential school...


The Pioneers

by James Fenimore Cooper

Originally published in 1823, "The Pioneers" (in full "The Pioneers; or, The Sources of the Susquehanna") is the first of five novels, but the fourth chronological story, in the series The Leatherstocking Tales...


The Deerslayer

by James Fenimore Cooper

First published in 1841, "The Deerslayer" (AKA "The Deerslayer: The First War Path"), a novel by American writer James Fenimore Cooper, is the first instalment in his famous Leatherstocking Tales chronologically,...


The Prairie

by James Fenimore Cooper

Written at speed after "The Last of the Mohicans" established Cooper’s reputation, and published just a year later in 1827, "The Prairie", the third published novel of the Leatherstocking Tales but the last...


We Remember the Coming of the White Man

by Yakeleya Elizabeth, Simon Sarah, Stewart Sarah & Yakeleya Raymond et al.

We Remember the Coming of the White Man chronicles the history of the Sahtú (Mountain Dene) and Gwinch?in People in the extraordinary time of the early 20th century. Chapters are transcripts of oral histories...


The Oregon Trail

by Francis Parkman

On April 28, 1846, Francis Parkman, who had already decided that he was going to write the history of the settling of America, and Quincy Adams Shaw set forth from St. Louis up the Missouri River and onto the...


The White Indian Boy

by Elijah Nicholas Wilson

"... I have not had the privilege of attending schools, so it is very hard for me to tell my story with the pen; but perhaps I may be able to give my readers, young and old, some pleasure and help them to get...


Narrative of My Captivity Among the Sioux Indians

by Fanny Kelly

The summer of 1864 marked a period of unusual peril to the daring pioneers seeking homes in the far West. Following upon the horrible massacres in Minnesota in 1862, and the subsequent chastisements inflicted...


Indian Depredations in Texas

by J. W. Wilbarger

"...The present generation can at best have but a faint idea of the hardships, exposures and perils to which the pioneers of Texas were subjected. For ten years they contended with the Mexican nation on the...


My Army Life and the Fort Phil Kearney Massacre

by Frances C. Carrington

"My Army Life and the Fort Phil Kearney Massacre" is a fascinating work that tells the story of frontier life, not from the perspective of a soldier or frontiersman, but instead from the perspective of a woman...


Crazy White Man

by Richard Morenus

The author was a businessman from New York who got tired of the “Big City” life and was unhappy for some time. He decided to move as far away from that environment. Taking only his dog, some gear, and an...


The Princess Pocahontas

by Virginia Watson

This book deals with the history of Pocahontas.

To most of us who have read of the early history of Virginia only in our school histories, Pocahontas is merely a figure in one dramatic scene—her rescue of...


Wisdom Engaged

by Leslie Main Johnson

Wisdom Engaged demonstrates how traditional knowledge, Indigenous approaches to healing, and the insights of Western bio-medicine can complement each other when all voices are heard in a collaborative effort...


The Captives of Abb's Valley

by James Moore Brown

In 1786, a party of Shawnee Indians attacked James Moore and his family in the remote Abb's Valley of Virginia. The entire family was masacred except for two children, James and Mary. Their tale here was penned...


My Life On The Plains

by George Custer

My Life on the Plains is an autobiographical first-hand account of the Indian Wars of 1867-1869, detailing the winter campaign of 1868 in which Custer led the 7th US cavalry against the Cheyenne indians. The...


Was Middle America Peopled from Asia?

by Edward S. Morse & Martin I. Townsend

This book treats of the origin of American inhabitants.

Was Middle America Peopled from Asia?...

There are two propositions involved in the controversy as to the Asiatic origin of the American race: the one...


The Last Wild Tribe of California and the Ancient Islanders of the State

by Thomas T. Waterman & Charles Frederick Holder

This book deals with the history of the last wild Tribe of California and the Ancient Islanders of the State.


Settler City Limits

by Heather Dorries, Robert Henry, David Hugill & Tyler McCreary et al.

While cities like Winnipeg, Minneapolis, Saskatoon, Rapid City, Edmonton, Missoula, Regina, and Tulsa are places where Indigenous marginalization has been most acute, they have also long been sites of Indigenous...


The Man Who Lived with a Giant

by Alana Fletcher & Morris Neyelle

Our parents always taught us well. They told us to look on the good side of life and to accept what has to happen. The Man Who Lived with a Giant presents traditional and personal stories told by Johnny Neyelle,...