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Over the Earth I Come: The Great Sioux Uprising of 1862
Over the Earth I Come
The Great Sioux Uprising of 1862
Paperback      ISBN: 0312093608
December 26, 1862. On the day after Christmas, in Mankato, Minnesota, thirty-eight Indians were hanged on the order of President Lincoln. This event stands today as the greatest mass execution in the history of the United States. In Over The Earth I Come, Duane Schultz brilliantly retells one of America's most violent and bloody events--the Great Sioux Uprising of 1862.
Native American History: A Chronology of the Vast Achievements of a Culture and Their Links to World Events
Native American History
A Chronology of the Vast Achievements of a Culture and Their Links to World Events
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0345393503
Presented in an illuminating time-line format, this breakthrough resource offers information on events from the construction of the Mississippi pyramids to the contributions of Native Americans to the Allied victory in World War II and beyond. Original.
Bird Girl and the Man Who Followed the Sun: An Athabaskan Legend from Alaska
Bird Girl and the Man Who Followed the Sun
An Athabaskan Legend from Alaska
Paperback      ISBN: 0060977280
An Athabaskan legend interweaves the stories of Bird Girl, an independent young Indian woman, and Daagoo, a restless dreamer who leaves his homeland
Lame Deer Seeker of Visions
Lame Deer Seeker of Visions
Paperback      ISBN: 0671888021
The personal narrative of a Sioux medicine man reveals his way of life and beliefs about the white man
Plant Spirit Medicine: The Healing Power of Plants
Plant Spirit Medicine
The Healing Power of Plants
Paperback      ISBN: 1893183114
Ancient shamanic practice compelled the magician-healer first to make contact with the spirit of the plant to ask for its help before administering the herbal cure. This practice is alive today in Mexico among the traditional Indian shaman healers-principally the elder Huichol Indian shaman and plant spirit healer Don Guadalupe Gonzales Rios. Elliot Cowan reveals these ancient practices and guides the reader in the effective use of the wild herb plants in the area in which he or she lives. the result is a wonderful psychic and spiritual approach to holistic healing
Excavating Voices: Listening to Photographs of Native Americans
Excavating Voices
Listening to Photographs of Native Americans
Paperback      ISBN: 092417157x
Introductory essays by Katakis (photographer and writer), Vizenor (Native American literature, U. of California) and Preucel (curator and professor of anthropology, U. of Pennsylvania) discuss how the attitude of the photographer affects the image produced, whether a photograph is worth a thousand words, and the multitude of voices represented by the 48 full-page b&w photographs. The loudest "voices" speak of Manifest Destiny, progress, and industrial capitalism, which have both defined and controlled the ongoing conversation between native peoples and whites. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Native American Gardening: Stories, Projects and Recipes for Families
Native American Gardening
Stories, Projects and Recipes for Families
Paperback      ISBN: 155591148x
Readers will learn about the relationships between people and the gardens of Earth, seed preservation, Native diets and meals, natural pest control, and the importance of the Circle of Life.
Native American Portraits 1862-1918
Native American Portraits 1862-1918
Paperback      ISBN: 0877017573
Duotone photographs taken during the early years of photography portray the dignity of Native American culture shortly before its precipitous decline
Lakota Woman
Lakota Woman
Paperback      ISBN: 0060973897
Relates the experiences of a Native American woman who grew up on a reservation and joined in the revolution for Native American rights during the 1960s and 1970s
Hidden Maya
Hidden Maya
Paperback      ISBN: 187918124x
Brennan uses Plains Indian handsigns and other communication symbols to decipher Maya inscriptions, revealing hidden messages that have not been understood for hundreds of years.