Native Wisdom for White Minds: Daily Reflections Inspired by the Native Peoples of the World is a provocative book designed for the general reader who is interested in understanding another culture's worldview. Author Anne Wilson Shaef, Ph.D., is a writer, lecturer, organizational consultant, and workshop facilitator. The author shares the richness poured out to her by Native Americans, Aborigines, Africans, Maoris, and others. In the words of Native Peoples themselves, readers come to understand Native ideas about the earth, spirituality, family, work, loneliness, and change.
Encyclopedia of Native American Healing contains more than 1,200 entries presenting information about Native American healing, focusing on the techniques of shamanic healing as it has been reported and observed over the course of 350 years, and discussing related ideas, ceremonies, customs, practices and peoples. Designed for ease of use with maps, a detailed subject index, an extensive bibliography, and cross references, this book is good reference source for secondary or public libraries.
Who is an Indian? Who is a Native American? What are Indian self-determination and sovereignty? What defines an Indian tribe? These and more than one hundred other questions are asked and answered in this critically acclaimed overview of Indian country. The second edition of Jack Utter's classic work, American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions, covers the hottest issues facing American Indians today|tribal sovereignty, gaming, water rights, treaty rights, cultural rights, and the evolving history of federal Indian policy.
OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher Encyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World: 15,000 Years of Inventions and Innovations is a comprehensive reference guide to over 450 contributions made by Aboriginal Peoples of North, South and Meso-America. This exhaustive encyclopedia uncovers the wealth of traditional Native knowledge in areas such as agriculture, science, technology, medicine, transportation, architecture, psychology, military strategy, government, and language.
These thought-provoking teachings from respected Native American leaders and thinkers provide a connection with the land, the environment, and the simple beauties of life. This collection of writings from revered Native Americans offers timeless, meaningful lessons on living and learning.
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.