Lacrosse: The Ancient Game is a 95-page coffee-table style book written by Jim Calder, Ron Fletcher, and Delmor Jacobs with illustrations by David Craig and Arnold Jacobs about the game of lacrosse. The book is organized into three sections with the first section explaining the historical and cultural teachings of the game according to Delmor Jacobs, Cayuga Faithkeeper, Six Nations of the Grand River.
The Edge of the Woods: Iroquoia, 1534-1701 is a recent historical study by professor of history at Cornell Jon Parmenter. The period under study is the late precolonial period of Haudenosaunee history a time from contact with Europeans to final settlement on reserves and reservations.
Collections and Objections: Aboriginal Material Culture in Southern Ontario by history professor Michelle Hamilton examines anthropological collecting in Ontario between 1791 and 1914. Whether by museum professionals, amateurs, scholars or First Nations, the collection of material culture artifacts and grave remains is marked by conflicting cultural ideals and worldviews. She studies the personalities involved in collecting including David Boyle, Chief A. G. Smith, Rev. Peter Jones, Dr. Peter E. Jones, Pauline Johnson, Dr. Peter Martin Oronhyatekha, and John Brant-Sero.
George Washington's War on Native America recounts the tragic events on the forgotten western front of the American Revolutionùa war fought against and ultimately won by Native America. Although history texts often erroneously present the Natives, primarily the Iroquois League and the Ohio Union, as ôalliesö (or lackeys) of the British, Native America was in fact working from its own agenda: to prevent settlers from invading the Old Northwest.
William Fenton: Selected Writings is a collection of anthropologist William Fenton's (1908 - 2005) classic articles about Iroquoian studies. Edited by fellow ethnologists William A Starna and Jack Campisi includes 11 essays; 5 book reviews; 4 obituaries of key Haudenosaunee informants; and 6 brief accounts of the annual Conference on Iroquois Research.
Iroquois on Fire: A Voice from the Mohawk Nation is an insider's perspective on the struggles of the Six Nations Iroquois to maintain their democracy based on the Great Law of Peace. Akwesasne Mohawk journalist Doug George writes with clarity and honesty about the issues faced by his community and other contemporary Six Nations communities to maintain their lands and their families within the context of federal interference, land use/claims, political activism, and organized crime.
Iroquois Journey: An Anthropologist Remembers is the 204-page memoir of the noted Iroquoianist William Fenton. Completed just prior to his death, this volume describes his ancestors, his education as an anthropologist, his theories about anthropology and his subjects, his research, and his later years. The book contains a few black and white photographs, an index and bibliography. Edited by William Starna and Jack Campisi.
The Texture of Contact: European and Indian Settler Communities on the Frontier of Iroquoia, 1667-1783 is a landmark study of Iroquois and European communities and coexistence in eastern North America before the American Revolution. David L. Preston details the ways in which European and Iroquois settlers on the frontiers creatively adapted to each other's presence, weaving webs of mutually beneficial social, economic, and religious relationships that sustained the peace for most of the eighteenth century.
The Iroquois published by Blackwell and written by archaeologist Dean Snow is a comprehensive account of the five nations - Onondagas, Senecas, Mohawks, Oneidas and Cayugas - who together made up the Iroquois Confederacy. He presents detailed information form their origins in prehistory to their dispersal and confinement after the American Revolution. This accessible account by the leading scholar in the filed draws on the widest possible range of archaeological evidence to provide a narrative interpretation of a people with a complex history.
Being Again of One Mind: Oneida Women and the Struggle for Decolonization combines the narratives of Oneida women of various generations with a critical reading of feminist literature on nationalism to reveal that some Indigenous women view nationalism in the form of decolonization as a way to restore traditional gender balance and well-being to their own lives and communities.