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Product Description: Good Friday on the Rez follows the author on a one-day, 280-mile round-trip from his boyhood Nebraska hometown of Alliance to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, where he reconnects with his longtime friend and blood brother, Vernell White Thunder...read more

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9781250112538 | St Martins Pr, April 25, 2017, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Good Friday on the Rez follows the author on a one-day, 280-mile round-trip from his boyhood Nebraska hometown of Alliance to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, where he reconnects with his longtime friend and blood brother, Vernell White Thunder.

Product Description: What does it mean to say that Native peoples exist in the present?  In Beyond Settler Time Mark Rifkin investigates the dangers of seeking to include Indigenous peoples within settler temporal frameworks. Claims that Native peoples should be recognized as coeval with Euro-Americans, Rifkin argues, implicitly treat dominant non-native ideologies and institutions as the basis for defining time itself...read more

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9780822362852 | Duke Univ Pr, February 24, 2017, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: What does it mean to say that Native peoples exist in the present?

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9780822362975 | Duke Univ Pr, February 24, 2017, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: What does it mean to say that Native peoples exist in the present?

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Product Description: Conquering Sickness presents a comprehensive analysis of race, health, and colonization in a specific cross-cultural contact zone in the Texas borderlands between 1780 and 1861. Throughout this eighty-year period, ordinary health concerns shaped cross-cultural interactions during Spanish, Mexican, and Anglo colonization...read more

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9780803285880 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Conquering Sickness presents a comprehensive analysis of race, health, and colonization in a specific cross-cultural contact zone in the Texas borderlands between 1780 and 1861.

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Product Description: Grandchildren meet their grandparents at the end, Denise Low says, as tragic figures. We remember their decline and deaths. . . . The story we see as grandchildren is like a garden covered by snow, just outlines visible. Low brings to light deeply held secrets of Native ancestry as she recovers the life story of her Kansas grandfather, Frank Bruner (1889 1963)...read more

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9780803294936 | Bison Books, January 1, 2017, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Grandchildren meet their grandparents at the end, Denise Low says, as tragic figures.

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Product Description: Native Americans are lauded for their profound spirituality and deep understanding of the land. Kent Nerburn here draws on his three decades living and working among Native peoples to offer stories and reflections that reveal what the ways of Native Americans have to teach us all — about giving, sharing, grieving, and celebrating...read more

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9781608683901 | New World Library, December 13, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Native Americans are lauded for their profound spirituality and deep understanding of the land.

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Product Description: People across Canada's north have initiated unique community institutions to support a range of social-economic activities that are neither state-driven nor profit-oriented. Though crucial to the health and vibrancy of communities, this "third sector"-artistic, recreational, cultural, political, business, and economic development organizations-has only recently been studied...read more
By Jean-sebastien Boutet (contributor)

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9781772120875, titled "Care, Cooperation and Activism in Canada’s Northern Social Economy" | Univ of Alberta Pr, December 5, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: People across Canada's north have initiated unique community institutions to support a range of social-economic activities that are neither state-driven nor profit-oriented.

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Product Description: A Listening Wind, a collection of translated original texts and commentary edited by Marcia Haag, highlights the large array of Indigenous linguistic and cultural groups of the U.S. Southeast. A whole range of genres and selected texts represent language groups of the Choctaw, Creek, Chickasaw, Yuchi, Cherokee, Koasati, Houma, Catawba, and Atakapa...read more
By Marcia Haag (editor)

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9780803262874 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: A Listening Wind, a collection of translated original texts and commentary edited by Marcia Haag, highlights the large array of Indigenous linguistic and cultural groups of the U.

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9781445657479 | Amberley Pub Plc, November 30, 2016, cover price $20.00

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Product Description: The prehistoric hunter-gatherers of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands of Texas and Coahuila, Mexico, created some of the most spectacularly complex, colorful, extensive, and enduring rock art of the ancient world. Perhaps the greatest of these masterpieces is the White Shaman mural, an intricate painting that spans some twenty-six feet in length and thirteen feet in height on the wall of a shallow cave overlooking the Pecos River...read more
By Kim Cox (creator)

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9781477310304 | Univ of Texas Pr, November 29, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The prehistoric hunter-gatherers of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands of Texas and Coahuila, Mexico, created some of the most spectacularly complex, colorful, extensive, and enduring rock art of the ancient world.

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Product Description: Eyewitness accounts of Rolling Thunder’s remarkable healings, legendary control over the weather and animals, and inspiring teachings• Includes accounts of Rolling Thunder by his grandson Sidian Morning Star Jones, Stanley Krippner, Alberto Villoldo, Larry Dossey, William Lyon, Jean Millay, John Perry Barlow, Stephan Schwartz, Ed Little Crow, Leslie Gray, Oh Shinna Fast Wolf, Jürgen Kremer, and David Sessions, among others• Shows how his teachings and powers have transcended his death and how many of his climate change predictions have come to passOne of the most celebrated and controversial Native American medicine men of the 20th century, Rolling Thunder (1916-1997) was known for his remarkable healings and for his ability to call on the forces of Nature, typically in the form of thunder clouds...read more
By Stanley Krippner (editor)

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9781591432272 | Bear & Co, November 21, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Eyewitness accounts of Rolling Thunder’s remarkable healings, legendary control over the weather and animals, and inspiring teachings• Includes accounts of Rolling Thunder by his grandson Sidian Morning Star Jones, Stanley Krippner, Alberto Villoldo, Larry Dossey, William Lyon, Jean Millay, John Perry Barlow, Stephan Schwartz, Ed Little Crow, Leslie Gray, Oh Shinna Fast Wolf, Jürgen Kremer, and David Sessions, among others• Shows how his teachings and powers have transcended his death and how many of his climate change predictions have come to passOne of the most celebrated and controversial Native American medicine men of the 20th century, Rolling Thunder (1916-1997) was known for his remarkable healings and for his ability to call on the forces of Nature, typically in the form of thunder clouds.

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Product Description: Cary Miller’s Ogimaag reexamines Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe) leadership practices and processes in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. At the end of the nineteenth century, anthropologists who had studied Anishinaabeg leadership practices developed theories about human societies and cultures derived from the perceived Anishinaabeg model...read more

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9780803295254 | Reprint edition (Univ of Nebraska Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Cary Miller’s Ogimaag reexamines Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe) leadership practices and processes in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

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Product Description: Coming Full Circle is an interdisciplinary exploration of the relationships between spirituality and health among Coast Salish and Chinook communities in western Washington from 1805 to 2005. Suzanne Crawford O’Brien examines how these communities define what it means to be healthy and how recent tribal community–based health programs have applied this understanding to their missions and activities...read more

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9780803211278 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, November 1, 2013, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Coming Full Circle is an interdisciplinary exploration of the relationships between spirituality and health in several contemporary Coast Salish and Chinook communities in western Washington from 1805 to 2005.

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9780803295247 | Reprint edition (Univ of Nebraska Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Coming Full Circle is an interdisciplinary exploration of the relationships between spirituality and health among Coast Salish and Chinook communities in western Washington from 1805 to 2005.

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Product Description: The general focus in Lakota oral literary research has been on content rather than process within oral traditions. In this groundbreaking study of the characteristics of Lakota oral style, Delphine Red Shirt shows how its composition and structure are reflected in the work of George Sword, who composed 245 pages of text in the Lakota language using the English alphabet...read more

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9780803284395 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The general focus in Lakota oral literary research has been on content rather than process within oral traditions.

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Product Description: Evelyn Hu-DeHart brings into focus the Yaqui in the nineteenth century, as the newly independent Mexico lurched through immense economic and governmental transformations, wars, insurgencies, and changing political alliances. This history includes Yaqui efforts to establish a native republic independent of Mexico, their resistance against government efforts to reduce their communal land to individual holdings, the value of their labor to mining and agricultural companies in northwest Mexico, their several revolts and guerrilla actions, the massive deportation of Yaquis from Sonora to Yucatán, the flight of some Yaquis across the U...read more

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9780299096601 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, June 1, 1984, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Among Mexico's indigenous populations, the Yaqui Indians of Sonora have most successfully repelled threats to their identity, land, and community.

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9780299311049, titled "Yaqui Resistance and Survival: The Struggle for Land and Autonomy 1821-1910" | Revised edition (Univ of Wisconsin Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Evelyn Hu-DeHart brings into focus the Yaqui in the nineteenth century, as the newly independent Mexico lurched through immense economic and governmental transformations, wars, insurgencies, and changing political alliances.

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Product Description: The Ohio River Valley was a place of violence in the nineteenth century something witnessed on multiple stages ranging from local conflicts between indigenous and Euro American communities to the Battle of Tippecanoe and the War of 1812 To describe these events as simply the result of American expansion versus Indigenous nativism disregards the complexities of the people and their motivations Patrick Bottiger explores the diversity between and among the communities that were the source of this violence As new settlers invaded their land the Shawnee brothers Tenskwatawa and Tecumseh pushed for a unified Indigenous front However the multiethnic Miamis Kickapoos Potawatomis and Delawares who also lived in the region favored local interests over a single tribal entity The Miami French trade and political network was extensive and the Miamis staunchly defended their hegemony in the region from challenges by other Native groups Additionally William Henry Harrison governor of the Indiana Territory lobbied for the introduction of slavery in the territory In its own turn this move sparked heated arguments in newspapers and on the street Harrisonians deflected criticism by blaming tensions on Indigenous groups and then claiming that antislavery settlers were Indian allies Bottiger demonstrates that violence rather than being imposed on the region s inhabitants by outside forces instead stemmed from the factionalism that was already present The Borderland of Fear explores how these conflicts were not between nations and races but rather between cultures and faction...read more

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9780803254848 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The Ohio River Valley was a place of violence in the nineteenth century something witnessed on multiple stages ranging from local conflicts between indigenous and Euro American communities to the Battle of Tippecanoe and the War of 1812 To describe these events as simply the result of American expansion versus Indigenous nativism disregards the complexities of the people and their motivations Patrick Bottiger explores the diversity between and among the communities that were the source of this violence As new settlers invaded their land the Shawnee brothers Tenskwatawa and Tecumseh pushed for a unified Indigenous front However the multiethnic Miamis Kickapoos Potawatomis and Delawares who also lived in the region favored local interests over a single tribal entity The Miami French trade and political network was extensive and the Miamis staunchly defended their hegemony in the region from challenges by other Native groups Additionally William Henry Harrison governor of the Indiana Territory lobbied for the introduction of slavery in the territory In its own turn this move sparked heated arguments in newspapers and on the street Harrisonians deflected criticism by blaming tensions on Indigenous groups and then claiming that antislavery settlers were Indian allies Bottiger demonstrates that violence rather than being imposed on the region s inhabitants by outside forces instead stemmed from the factionalism that was already present The Borderland of Fear explores how these conflicts were not between nations and races but rather between cultures and factions

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Product Description: Jason Edward Black examines the ways the US government’s rhetoric and American Indian responses contributed to the policies of Native-US relations throughout the nineteenth century’s removal and allotment eras. Black shows how these discourses together constructed the perception of the US government and of American Indian communities...read more

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9781628461961 | 1 edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, February 10, 2015), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Jason Edward Black examines the ways the US government’s rhetoric and American Indian responses contributed to the policies of Native-US relations throughout the nineteenth century’s removal and allotment eras.

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9781496809735 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, November 1, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Jason Edward Black examines the ways the US government’s rhetoric and American Indian responses contributed to the policies of Native-US relations throughout the nineteenth century’s removal and allotment eras.
9780395717608, titled "Peterson First Guide to Forests" | Houghton Mifflin, May 1, 1995, cover price $4.95 | also contains Peterson First Guide to Forests | About this edition: Identifies trees, shrubs, wildflowers, birds, reptiles, and mammals found in a variety of forest habitats throughout North America

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Product Description: Mysteries of the Jaguar Shamans of the Northwest Amazon tells the life story of Mandu da Silva, the last living jaguar shaman among the Baniwa people in the Northwest Amazon. In this original and engaging work, Robin M. Wright, who has known and worked with Silva for more than thirty years, weaves the story of Silva’s life together with the Baniwas’ broader society, history, mythology, cosmology, and jaguar shaman traditions...read more
By Michael J. Harner (foreword by) and Robin M. Wright

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9780803243941 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, June 1, 2013, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Mysteries of the Jaguar Shamans of the Northwest Amazon tells the life story of Mandu da Silva, the last living jaguar shaman among the Baniwa people in the northwest Amazon.

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9780803295230 | Reprint edition (Univ of Nebraska Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Mysteries of the Jaguar Shamans of the Northwest Amazon tells the life story of Mandu da Silva, the last living jaguar shaman among the Baniwa people in the Northwest Amazon.

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Product Description: Towards a Prairie Atonement addresses the question of our relationship with the land. Enlisting the help of a Metis Elder, Trevor Herriot revisits the history of one corner of the Great Plains. This book's lyrical blend of personal narrative, prairie history, imagery, and argument begins with the cause of protecting native grassland on community pastures...read more

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9780889774544 | Univ of Regina Pr, October 15, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Towards a Prairie Atonement addresses the question of our relationship with the land.

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Product Description: Arctic researcher, author, and photographer Norman Hallendy’s journey to the far north began in 1958, when many Inuit, who traditionally lived on the land, were moving to permanent settlements created by the Canadian government...read more
By William W. Fitzhugh (foreword by)

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9781771642309 | Greystone Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Arctic researcher, author, and photographer Norman Hallendy’s journey to the far north began in 1958, when many Inuit, who traditionally lived on the land, were moving to permanent settlements created by the Canadian government.

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Product Description: Unpacks the twenty-one most common myths and misconceptions about Native AmericansIn this enlightening book, scholars and activists Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker tackle a wide range of myths about Native American culture and history that have misinformed generations...read more

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9780807062654 | Beacon Pr, October 4, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Unpacks the twenty-one most common myths and misconceptions about Native AmericansIn this enlightening book, scholars and activists Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker tackle a wide range of myths about Native American culture and history that have misinformed generations.

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Product Description: According to Kimberly Blaeser, Gerald Vizenor is "the most prolific Native American writer of the twentieth century," and Christopher Teuton rightfully calls him "one of the most innovative and brilliant American Indian writers" today...read more
By Alexandra Hauke (editor)

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9781138211759 | Routledge, October 1, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: According to Kimberly Blaeser, Gerald Vizenor is "the most prolific Native American writer of the twentieth century," and Christopher Teuton rightfully calls him "one of the most innovative and brilliant American Indian writers" today.

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Product Description: Surrounded by Canada's densest concentration of chemical manufacturing plants, members of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation report a declining male birth rate and high incidences of miscarriage, asthma, cancer, and cardiovascular illness...read more

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9780774832632 | Univ of British Columbia Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Surrounded by Canada's densest concentration of chemical manufacturing plants, members of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation report a declining male birth rate and high incidences of miscarriage, asthma, cancer, and cardiovascular illness.

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Product Description: The Carlisle Indian School (1879–1918) was an audacious educational experiment. Capt. Richard Henry Pratt, the school’s founder and first superintendent, persuaded the federal government that training Native children to accept the white man’s ways and values would be more efficient than fighting deadly battles...read more
By Susan D. Rose (editor)

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9780803278912 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: The Carlisle Indian School (1879–1918) was an audacious educational experiment.

Upward, Not Sunwise explores an influential and growing neo-Pentecostal movement among Native Americans characterized by evangelical Christian theology, charismatic “spirit-filled” worship, and decentralized Native control. As in other global contexts, neo-Pentecostalism is spread by charismatic evangelists practicing faith healing at tent revivals.In North America, this movement has become especially popular among the Diné (Navajo), where the Oodlání (“Believers”) movement now numbers nearly sixty thousand members. Participants in this movement value their Navajo cultural identity yet maintain a profound religious conviction that the beliefs of their ancestors are tools of the devil.    Kimberly Jenkins Marshall has been researching the Oodlání movement since 2006 and presents the first book-length study of Navajo neo-Pentecostalism. Key to the popularity of this movement is what the author calls “resonant rupture,” or the way the apparent continuity of expressive forms holds appeal for Navajos, while believers simultaneously deny the continuity of these forms at the level of meaning. Although the music, dance, and poetic language at Oodlání tent revivals is identifiably Navajo, Oodlání carefully re-inscribe their country gospel music, dancing in the spirit, use of the Navajo language, and materials of faith healing as transformationally new and different. Marshall explores these and other nuances of Navajo neo-Pentecostal practices by examining how Oodlání perform their faith under the big white tents scattered across the Navajo Nation.  

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9780803269767 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $70.00

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9780803288881 | Reprint edition (Univ of Nebraska Pr, October 1, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Upward, Not Sunwise explores an influential and growing neo-Pentecostal movement among Native Americans characterized by evangelical Christian theology, charismatic “spirit-filled” worship, and decentralized Native control.

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