Go Show the World: A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes is a much anticipated children’s picture book by musician, reporter, and politician Wab Kinew. The brightly illustrated picture book celebrates fourteen historical and contemporary men and women from Canadian and American Indigenous heroes who have made outstanding contributions to their communities as well as their respective Nations. Kinew is a hip-hop artist and uses his rhyming talents to acknowledge the various achievements of Sacagawea, Waneek Horn-Miller, Carey Price, Ted Nolan, John Herrington, Beatrice Culleton Mosionier, Jim
Let's Speak Chickasaw, Chikashshanompa' Kilanompoli' is aid to language learning volume published by the University of Oklahoma Press and designed to assist the general language learner who has no special training in linguistics. Written by Pamela Munro and Catherine Willmond this 393-page book offers the learner a conversational style to learning and the book includes a helpful audio CD of spoken Chickasaw that assists learner in pronunciation.
Chickasaw Lives: Volume One Explorations in Tribal History written by Tribal Historian Richard Green offers readers an insight into the history and cultural experiences of the Chickasaw Nation. The book is based on a collection of previously written essays from 1994 to 2005 by Green from his series for the community newspaper. Beginning at Creation, the book describes Chickasaw origins and moves on to the contact period with the arrival of so-called explorers such as La Salle. The book then covers the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.
Chickasaw: Unconquered and Unconquerable was the first publication for the Chickasaw Press in 2007. This coffee-table size art book offers readers a glimpse into the rich history of this United States Native American community through the lens of photographer David Fitzgerald and brief essays by community writers including Jeannie Barbour, Amanda Cobb and Linda Hogan. The 127-page book features 125 colour photographs of the people and places of this Nation who now resides in Oklahoma.
They Know Who They Are: Elders of the Chickasaw Nation is a coffee-table style book published by Chickasaw Press, the official publishing house of the Chickasaw Nation. In this volume, portrait artist Mike Larsen offers readers a collection of colour portraits of 24 Chickasaw Elders. Brief biographical snapshots accompany each pencil sketch and full-page colour portrait. Some readers would hope for more biographical facts and a longer entry for each of the remarkable Elders. The limited entries only hint at what wisdom and lived experience these men and women could have shared.
NO LONGER AVAILABLE American Revolution in Indian Country: Crisis and Diversity in Native American Communities is the twelfth printing of Colin Calloway's 1995 publication in the Studies in North American Indian History Series published by Cambridge University Press. The historian looks at the impacts on and responses of eight First Nations communities during the time of the American Revolution. The book provides an introductory overview of this revolutionary war in Indian country.
Native American Mounted Rifleman, 1861-65 is one of the titles in Osprey Publishing's Warriors series. All titles in the series are well-researched and contain full-colour plates of the uniforms or clothing worn by military forces of the past and present. In this title, the author and illustrator focus on the Aboriginal People of the Southeast cultural region. The Five Civilized Tribes (Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, Seminole) were caught up in the turmoil of the American Civil War and they had no choice but to side with the Confederacy.
Dwellings: A Spiritual History of the Living World is a collection of 16 essays or meditations by Chickasaw poet and novelist Linda Hogan. Whether relating her personal experiences such as participating in a sweat lodge or observing a magnificent eagle, the author brings the reader into the natural and internal worlds of an Indigenous poet. Her moving essays ask the reader to respect the environment and she calls on everyone to see ourselves as an integral part of the ecosystem.
American Civil War in the Indian Territory is one of the titles in Osprey Publishing's Men-at-Arms series. All titles in the series are well-researched and contain full-colour plates of the uniforms or clothing worn by military forces of the past and present. In this title, the author and illustrator focus on the Aboriginal People of the Southeast who fought alongside the Confederate and Union armies during the United States Civil War. The final section of the book includes a detailed description of each plate noting the sources consulted.
LIMITED QUANTITY In The Woman Who Watches Over the World: A Native Memoir by Chickasaw writer Linda Hogan, the author says she sat down to write a book about pain and ended up writing about love. She recounts her difficult childhood as the daughter of an army sergeant, her love affair at age fifteen with an older man, the legacy of alcoholism, the troubled history of her adopted daughters, and her own physical struggles since a recent horse accident.