Go Show the World: A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes is a much anticipated children’s picture book by musician, reporter, and politician Wab Kinew. The brightly illustrated picture book celebrates fourteen historical and contemporary men and women from Canadian and American Indigenous heroes who have made outstanding contributions to their communities as well as their respective Nations. Kinew is a hip-hop artist and uses his rhyming talents to acknowledge the various achievements of Sacagawea, Waneek Horn-Miller, Carey Price, Ted Nolan, John Herrington, Beatrice Culleton Mosionier, Jim
Native Athletes in Action, revised edition, is one of the titles in Seventh Generation Book's Native Trailblazer Series. This 2016 title contains brief biographical sketches of 13 outstanding male and female athletes from Canada and the United States. Each athlete has achieved success in their chosen sport. The book, authored by long-distance runner Vincent Schilling, celebrates the lives of Jordin Tootoo, Cheri Becerra-Madsen, Alwyn Morris, Stephanie Murata, Cory Witherill, Ross Anderson, Richard Dionne, Mike Edwards, Shelly Hruska, Beau Kemp, Naomi Lang, Jim Thorpe, and Delby Powless.
Oxford University professor of anthropology provides detailed anthropological analysis of anthropological theory surrounding kinship systems of Native Americans. Challenges the work of Claude Levi-Strauss and others in this work that examines Omaha kinship, descent systems and naming.
UNAVAILABLE Biography of an Omaha soldier who served in the United States military during World War 2. Hollis Stabler, born in 1908, saw action in Tunisia and Morocco as well as Italy and France. He lost his brother in battle and was wounded. Editor Victoria Smith interweaves factual information about the Hollis family and the war with direct quotations from Hollis. An important memoir of a Native American soldier.
The Omaha is a children's book for grades four to seven about the history and culture of this Plains tribal group whose present-day reservation is located in Nebraska. The author begins the book by describing the return of a Sacred Pole to the Omaha community. This Sacred Pole had been removed from the Omaha people and housed in the Peabody Museum by ethnologist Alice Fletcher. The author explains the significance of the pole and how the Omaha people's tribal structure had broken down making the removal of the pole necessary.
UNAVAILABLE Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region is a reprint from the 33rd Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, 1919. This reissue of Melvin Gilmore's (1868-1949) University of Nebraska thesis describes the ethnobotany of the Missouri River Valley. Gilmore conducted his research with various members of the Ponca, Teton Dakota, Omaha, and Pawnee Nations of the Plains.
Native American Doctor - The Story of Susan LaFlesche Picotte is the remarkable biography of an Omaha woman who lived from 1865-1915. Susan LaFlesche was the first Native American woman to graduate from medical school. This is the story of her life as a young girl, her education and her work as a doctor and activist for her people. The text is easy to read and is well documented. The text contains archival photographs, an index, and bibliography. This text is recommended for grades 6 to 9.