Delaware-English/English-Delaware Dictionary is the first modern dictionary of Munsee Delaware based on research carried out with speakers from Moraviantown, Ontario. The dictionary contains 7100 entries in the Delaware-English section and includes information on each word's grammatical category and gives examples of different inflected forms where appropriate. Also included are sample sentences used by Delaware speakers, grammatical usage and notes, cross references, and indications of words borrowed from English and Dutch.
English-Cayuga/Cayuga-English Dictionary published by the University of Toronto Press offers linguists and second-language learners, and Cayuga language instructors a resource for the Cayuga language that is spoken on the Six Nations of the Grand River. It includes extensive appendices that cover weekdays, months, periods of time, numbers, money, nations, kin, Chiefs' names, place names, traditional and ceremonial language, government and business, Ganohonyohk (The Thanksgiving Address), particles, and a Cayuga grammatical sketch.
Iroquois: People of the Longhouse is a 160-page, colour illustrated volume about the Six Nations Iroquois/Haudenosaunee. The author's approach is standard anthropological and historical but offers a wealth of colour images, maps, archival images, and references. Important People in Six Nations History.
The American Indian: A Multimedia Encyclopedia Version 2.0 is a comprehensive multimedia resource on Native American History and Culture. This CD-ROM contains the full-text of Facts On File titles: Encyclopedia of Native American Religions; Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes; Who Was Who in Native American History; Voices of the Winds: Native American Legends; Atlas of the North American Indian; and Word Dance: The Language of Native American Culture.
Native American Clothing: An Illustrated History is a 368-page coffee-table reference book that discusses the history of First Nations and Inuit peoples of North America and Mexico as seen though their clothing and regalia. Organized by 12 culture regions the book follows the standard anthropological format by discusses the broad traits of each region according to traditional stories (the author calls them myths), geography, with early historical facts, maps, spiritual beliefs, and everyday customs, notes about language, assimilation, and the impact of climate change.
Arts and Crafts of the Native American Tribes is an authoritative illustrated reference examines in detail how Native American cultures in Canada and the United States changed and considers the regional similarities and differences of the arts and crafts created by the Nations of North America. With more than 400 contemporary and modern photographs, fine line illustrations, and step-by-step reconstructions show the techniques of manufacture and display the skill and artistry of the artisans.
First in Canada: An Aboriginal Book of Days is a unique perpetual calendar of important dates in First Nations, Inuit, and Métis history. The focus is Canada and the research for the events focused on achievements and contributions. The book also includes significant dates such as Oka, the hanging of Louis Riel, and the death of Tecumseh during the War of 1812. Each month begins with the name of the month in an Aboriginal language.
The A to Z of the Inuit is a dictionary resource, part of the Scarecrow Press series, The A to Z Guide. In this 198-page guide are more than 450 entries covering the histories and cultures of the circumpolar Indigenous peoples of Canada, Alaska, Russia, and Greenland. The entries briefly cover education, language rights, self-government and self determination, the militarization of their lands and their lives, climate change and pollution, and globalization.
The A to Z of Native American Movements is a reference dictionary organized alphabetically and covering important people, places, events, and institutions as well as important social, political, economic, and cultural aspects of North American Indian history. Includes entries such as Jay Silverheels, Tecumseh, Buffy Sainte Marie, Iroquois Confederacy, Handsome Lake, Indian Defense League, Ward Churchill, Wilma Mankiller, repatriation, Red Power Movement, Trail of Broken Treaties, American Indian Movement, and Dennis Banks among others.
Living Our Cultures, Sharing Our Heritage: The First Peoples of Alaska features more than 200 objects representing the masterful artistry and design traditions of twenty Alaska Native peoples. Based on a collaborative exhibition created by Alaska Native communities, the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, and the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, this richly illustrated volume celebrates both the long-awaited return of ancestral treasures to their native homeland and the diverse cultures in which they were created.