Wisdom From Our First Nations is one of the titles in the Second Story Press First Nations Book for Young Readers Series. This title contains brief biographical sketches of twelve First Nation, Métis and Native American men and women who retain their specific cultural traditions and have achieved their peoples' respect as Elders.
Native Elders Sharing Their Wisdom is one of the titles in Seventh Generation Book's Native Trailblazer Series. This title contains brief biographical sketches of twelve First Nation, Métis and Native American men and women who retain their specific cultural traditions and have achieved their peoples' respect as Elders.
Fighting Colonialism with Hegemonic Culture: Native American Appropriation of Indian Stereotypes explores how American Indian businesses and organizations are taking on images that were designed to oppress them. American Indians have recently taken on a new relationship with the hegemonic culture designed to oppress them. Rather than protesting it, they are earmarking images from it and using them for their own ends. This provocative book adds an interesting twist and nuance to our understanding of the five-hundred year interchange between American Indians and others.
Everything You Know About Indians is Wrong is a 2009 release from the Indigenous Americas series published by the University of Minnesota Press. This volume is written by Comanche writer Paul Chaat Smith, associate curator at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. This collection of 20 essays have appeared previously as speeches and essays from art catalogues, art periodicals, and in full-length scholarly publications.
Beauty, Honor, and Tradition: The Legacy of Plains Indian Shirts is the exhibition catalogue for the National Museum of the American Indian and the Minneapolis Institute of Art's show that celebrates and honour the craftsmanship and artistry of the decorated hide shirts from the Great Plains people. Drawing on the Museum's exquisite collection of 400 men's hide shirts, the co-curators George P. Horse Capture and his son Joseph Horse Capture, the book features 53 of the truly amazing leather shirts created during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Gifts of Pride and Love: Kiowa and Comanche Cradles is an exhibition catalogue that accompanied the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology's collaborative efforts of museum staff and community members to celebrate the work of Kiowa and Comanche mothers and grandmothers who created amazing cradles for their beloved children in years past. Now these skillfully designed works of art are housed in museum collections and separated from their cultural context. The book seeks to reconnect the families with their treasures made with love and pride.
OUT OF PRINT The Comanche is part of The True Book Series about American Indian Nations. This book describes the traditional culture and history of the Comanche. The first chapter describes how the separation of a group of Shoshone of the Great Basin travelled to the Plains and became the people known as the Comanche. The remainder of the book describes the Comanche lifestyle, spiritual beliefs, and horse culture. The final chapter describes the changes brought by the Europeans and the contemporary lifestyle of the Comanche today.
American Plains Indians 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 Plains culture region. The book takes a narrow focus in the tribal groups portrayed during the period from the 1800s to the Little Bighorn Battle, 1876. The first plate details the clothing styles of Hidatsa and Assiniboin warriors.
The Comanche Code Talkers of World War II draws on interviews with all surviving members of the Comanche Code Talkers, their original training officer, and fellow soldiers, as well as military records and news accounts. Author William C. Meadows follows the group from their recruitment and training to their active duty in World War II and on through their postwar lives up to the present. Among the allied troops that came ashore in Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944, were thirteen Comanches in the 4th Infantry Division, 4th Signal Company.