Ojibwa: People of Forests and Prairies is a 160-page reference title about the Anishinaabe peoples. The author's approach is standard anthropological and historical but offers a wealth of colour images, maps, archival images, and references. The volume begins with an introduction to the languages, geography, and life prior to European contact. Historical contact period covers the War of 1812 and the signing of treaties between the people and the British, Americans, and Canadians.
Ancient Wisdom, Modern Science: The Integration of Native Knowledge in Math and Science at Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities is a collection of seven essays from tribal college faculty and administrators who share their experiences in creating courses that blend traditional knowledge with science and math subject areas. Michael Wassegijig Price discusses Ojibwe language components in the Leech Lake Tribal College's ethnobotany curriculum.
North American Indian Tribes of the Great Lakes is volume 467 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. This volume covers the Great Lakes Woodland cultural region and includes information about Ojibwe, Huron, Wyandot, Miami, Potawatomi, Winnebago, Sac and Fox, Odawa, Petun, and Kickapoo Nations cultural clothing styles.
Le Secret de Ton Nom, Kiimooch ka shinikashooyen, Aen Kishchitaymook Aen Li Michif Iwik, is the 2010 children's picture book by renowned Métis author David Bouchard. The French and Michif book draws in readers with the warmth and detailed colour art illustrations by Dennis J. Weber as well as the poetic verses written in English and Michif. The story of the author's identity is told in the spare text and the engaging images. He begins with acknowledging the early contact period of the French and First Nations.
The Secret of Your Name: Proud to be Metis, Kiimooch ka shinikashooyen, Aen Kishchitaymook Aen Li Michif Iwik, is the 2010 picture book by renowned Métis author David Bouchard. The book draws in readers with the warmth and detailed colour art illustrations by Dennis J. Weber as well as the poetic verses written in English and Michif. The story of the author's identity is told in the spare text and the engaging images. He begins with acknowledging the early contact period of the French and First Nations.
The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815 by historian Richard White is part of Cambridge University Press series, Studies in North American Indian History. This book seeks to step outside the simple stories of Indian/white relations|stories of conquest and assimilation and stories of cultural persistence. It is, instead, about a search for accommodation and common meaning.
OUT OF PRINT The Menominee by Raymond Bial is part of the Lifeways series published by Benchmark Books. This title discusses the culture and history of the Menominee Nation. Throughout the book, there are numerous colour and archival photographs that enhance this resource for grade 6 to high school students.
Algonquian Spirit: Contemporary Translations of the Algonquian Literatures of North America is an essential introduction and captivating guide to Native literary traditions still thriving in many parts of North America. This scholarly volume contains vital background information and new translations of songs and stories reaching back to the seventeenth century.
The Struggle for Self-Determination: History of the Menominee Indians Since 1854 begins with the establishment of a small reservation in the Menominee homeland in northeastern Wisconsin at a time when the Menominee economic, political, and social structure came under aggressive assault. For the next hundred years the tribe attempted to regain control of its destiny, enduring successive policy attacks by governmental, religious, and local business sources. The Menominee's rich forests became a battleground on which they refused to cede control to the U.S. government.