Our Hearts Are As One Fire by Jerry Fontaine is a vision shared. A manifesto. This remarkable work draws on Ojibway-, Ota’wa-, and Ishkodawatomi-Anishinabe world views, history, and lived experience to develop a wholly Ojibway-Anishinabe interpretation of the role of traditional leadership and governance today. Taking as his starting point the idea that Anishinabeg need to reconnect with non-colonized modes of thinking, social organization, and decision making in order to achieve genuine sovereignty, Jerry Fontaine (makwa ogimaa) looks to historically significant models.
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
De nation à nation: une ressource sur les traités en Ontario is the French language edition of the Union of Ontario Indians' treaty guide, Nation to Nation: A Resource on Treaties in Ontario by Maurice Switzer. This 68-page French language book from the Union of Ontario Indians is designed to inform readers and students about First Nations treaties in Ontario.
Never Come to Peace Again: Pontiac's Uprising and the Fate of the British Empire in North America is the seventh volume in the University of Oklahoma Press' The Campaigns and Commanders series. Author David Dixon is Professor of History at Slippery Rock University, Pennsylvania. A study of the 1763-66 resistance in which Odawa chief Pontiac led Nations of the Ohio Valley in a revolt against British forces, who had taken possession of forts lost by the French in the Seven Years' War. This volume is the first complete account of Pontiac's resistance to appear in nearly fifty years.
The Dance of Person and Place: One Interpretation of American Indian Philosophy written by Shawnee philosopher Thomas M. Norton-Smith develops a rational reconstruction of Native American philosophy as a dance of person and place. He views Native American philosophy through the lens of a culturally sophisticated constructivism grounded in the work of contemporary American analytic philosopher Nelson Goodman, in which descriptions of the world (or “world versions”) satisfying certain criteria construct actual worlds—words make worlds.
Nation to Nation: A Resource on Treaties in Ontario is a 68-page book from the Union of Ontario Indians designed to inform readers and students about First Nations treaties in Ontario. Edited by Maurice Switzer the book has a definition section and background about treaties in general, treaties between First Nations, the Royal Proclamation of 1763, Indian treaties in Canada, and a timeline showing Indian treaties in Ontario.
The Gods of Prophetstown: The Battle of Tippecanoe and the Holy War for the American Frontier is part dual biography and part history by Auburn University history professor Adam Jortner. Written as his thesis, this 310-page volume from Oxford University Press was released in 2011 in time for the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Tippecanoe, a little-known battle prior to the War of 1812. The two main characters are the Shawnee leader Tenskwatawa and William Henry Harrison, Indiana governor and a future American President.
Tecumseh and Brock: The War of 1812 published in 2012 by House of Anansi Press celebrates and acknowledges the roles of the Shawnee leader Tecumseh and General Brock during the War of 1812. Part biography and military history, author James Laxer provides a highly readable account of the men and their times. At the heart of this story is the unlikely friendship and political alliance of Tecumseh, the Shawnee chief and charismatic leader of the Indigenous confederacy, and Major-General Isaac Brock, defender and protector of the British Crown.
Tecumseh is a 2012 release from Groundwood Books written by James Laxer. This is an illustrated biography of Tecumseh, the Shawnee leader, discussing his efforts to form a confederacy of First Nations to oppose the encroaching colonists, his leadership, and his role in the War of 1812, in which he sided with the British against the United States and developed a friendship with Major General Isaac Brock. The 62-page book offers a brief discussion of Tecumseh's childhood and the importance of his name. As a youth he undertakes a vision quest and participates in hunts.
Four Wars of 1812 is a 95-page book describing the War of 1812 from the perspectives of four peoples - the Americans, the British, the Canadians, and the Native Americans. Co-published by the Canadian Museum of Civilization and Douglas and McIntyre Publishers, this publications takes images and combines each with a one-page essay about a topic.