In Brothers of the Buffalo by Abenaki storyteller and internationally acclaimed writer, Joseph Bruchac, explores the battles of the Red River War from the perspective of both a former Black slave turned U.S. cavalryman and a Cheyenne warrior. In 1874, the U.S. Army sent troops to subdue and move the Nations of the southern plains to reservations and this young adult novel chronicles the brief and brutal war that followed. Told from the viewpoint of two youths from opposite sides of the fight, Brothers of the Buffalo portrays the events surrounding this conflict in the American west.
The Metaphysics of Modern Existence is the 2012 reissue of scholar Vine Deloria's 1979 book of the same name. Deloria's (1993-2005) publications range from the well-known Custer Died for Your Sins to more scholarly accounts such as The World We Used to Live In. This reissued account proposes a framework for a new vision of reality. Bridging science and religion to form an integrated idea of the world, while recognizing the importance of tribal wisdom, The Metaphysics of Modern Existence delivers a revolutionary view of our future and our world. This volume contains a foreword by Daniel R.
In In the Light of Justice: The Rise of Human Rights in Native America & the UN Declaration, Walter Echo-Hawk explains how the harm historically inflicted on the Indigenous peoples in the United States still commands attention because of the ongoing affects of the past on conditions today.
Limited Quantity This title is not always stocked, please allow additional time for shipping. Keepers of Life: Native Plant Stories Audiobook by Joseph Bruchac was recorded in 1994. This unabridged two-tape set contains the legends about plants Bruchac collected for the book Keepers of Life. Bruchac is the internationally acclaimed Abenaki storyteller whose stories are drawn from the Native cultures of North America. The stories illustrate the importance of plant life to the environment. The readings run for 104 minutes.
Flying with the Eagle, Racing with the Bear is the reissue of noted storyteller and author Joseph Bruchac's 1993 edition. This anthology of legends were selected and retold by Bruchac around the theme of a boy's initiation or rite of passage ceremony. Organized around four culture regions: the Northeast, the Southeast, the Southwest, and the Northwest, Bruchac explains the significance of the number four in his foreword.
In this entertaining and thought-provoking book, noted historian and musician Bobby Bridger explores the impact of Native American culture on the American psyche. The book also examines the impact of Indigenous American mythology on contemporary identity and the development of modern popular entertainment, particularly the Hollywood film industry.
The Legal Universe: Observations on the Foundations of American Law is a comprehensive examination of the state of the United States' legal system and the legal treatment of minorities, corporations and Native Nations. Written by the late scholar Vine Deloria and his protégé David Wilkins the volume first comments on America's view of law, the social contract, and the American constitution.
Trickster: Native American Tales, A Graphic Collection is an amazing anthology of 21 trickster stories told in a comic book format collected by Matt Dembicki who worked with Native American storytellers and graphic novel illustrators. Trickers include Coyote, Raven, Azban, Rabbit, Waynaboozhoo, Espun, and Mai. Azban and Crayfish is authored by James and Joseph Bruchac with Matt Dembicki as illustrator. Some stories are humourous, others scary, while all stories offer a teaching and something to learn. Over 800 colour illustrations are included in this graphic collection.
Red Alert examines from a Native American perspective the problems facing our planet today and calls for a return to the nature-centered wisdom of Indigenous cultures. Daniel R. Wildcat (Yuchi, Muscogee) is the director of the American Indian studies program and the Haskell Environmental Research Studies Center at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas.