Catalogue of North American indigenous plants and their usage by Aboriginal People. Organized alphabetically by scientific, the reference work includes an index by tribal usage, index by common plant name, and an index of usage. Minimal detail provides for each plant and very few illustrations are included. Nevertheless, this is an essential source book for public and university libraries.
Formulaic guide written by Native American studies professor who covers Native American Indian history from before contact to modern times. Includes brief biographies of leaders such as Sitting Bull, Tecumseh, and Chief Joseph, as well as significant historical events. Easy to read introductory text with an American history focus.
Native American Placenames of the United States is a 600-page reference book about the Native American origin of 11,000 place names in the United States. Organized as a dictionary, the late author had painstakingly assembled American placenames with American Indian origin. While he noted in the introduction that this is by no means a comprehensive listing, this reference work contains valuable information about the place names derived from Native languages.
Children of Native America Today is a photo-essay resource book for elementary students. Designed to overcome common stereotypes of North American Indians, this book reinforces the ides that Native Americans are a vital part of the United States and Canada. Organized by culture area, the two-page spreads of 25 tribal nations contain at least four colour photographs of modern Native American children participating in special tribal events, sports, cultural events, and everyday living. The images all show children enjoying a variety of activities.
Encyclopedia of North American Indians: Native American History, Culture, and Life from Paleo-Indians to the Present edited by Frederick Hoxie contains 447 entries in a single volume. The time period from precontact to the 1990s is extensive and the editor has chosen key themes, historical personalities, tribal groups, and frequently misunderstood topics related to Native People of the United States and Canada.