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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.

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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: Published through the Early American Places initiative, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.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...read more

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9780803285880 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Published through the Early American Places initiative, supported by the Andrew W.

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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: Voices in the Stones

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9781608683901 | New World Library, December 13, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Voices in the Stones

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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.

Product Description: Italian migrants have been coming to the UK since the time of the Romans, with many heading towards England’s capital. The centre of London’s Little Italy is the area of Clerkenwell. The Italian population made it their home during the early 1850’s and by 1880 it was a common sight to see ice-cream vendors from Saffron Hill plying their delights...read more

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9781445657479 | Amberley Pub Plc, November 30, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Italian migrants have been coming to the UK since the time of the Romans, with many heading towards England’s capital.

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Product Description: Winner, Society for American Archarology Book Award, 2017The 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...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: Winner, Society for American Archarology Book Award, 2017The 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: Published through the Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas initiative, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon FoundationThe general focus in Lakota oral literary research has been on content rather than process within oral traditions...read more

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9780803284395 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Published through the Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas initiative, supported by the Andrew W.

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Among Mexico's indigenous populations, the Yaqui Indians of Sonora have most successfully repelled threats to their identity, land, and community. Interested in explaining how the relatively "small" nation withstood four centuries of contact with white culture, Evelyn Hu-DeHirt focuses here on the Indians' response to shifting environmental pressures in the period 1820 to 1910—an increasingly violent, and ultimately decisive, chapter in their lives.

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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

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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 by enlisting the help of a Metis Elder and revisiting 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 grasslands 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 by enlisting the help of a Metis Elder and revisiting the history of one corner of the Great Plains.

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Product Description: In her first book, Blonde Indian, Ernestine Hayes powerfully recounted the story of returning to Juneau and to her Tlingit home after many years of wandering. The Tao of Raven takes up the next and, in some ways, less explored question: once the exile returns, then what? Using the story of Raven and the Box of Daylight (and relating it to Sun Tzu's equally timeless Art of War) to deepen her narration and reflection, Hayes expresses an ongoing frustration and anger at the obstacles and prejudices still facing Alaska Natives in their own land, but also recounts her own story of attending and completing college in her fifties and becoming a professor and a writer...read more

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9780295999593 | Univ of Washington Pr, October 5, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In her first book, Blonde Indian, Ernestine Hayes powerfully recounted the story of returning to Juneau and to her Tlingit home after many years of wandering.

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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. In this unique memoir, Hallendy writes of his adventures, experiences with strange Arctic phenomena, encounters with wildlife, and deep friendships with Inuit elders...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. Lieutenant 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.

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Product Description: 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...read more

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