Indigenous Firsts : A History of Native American Achievements and Events HC

SKU: 9781578598076

Arlene Hirschfelder, Paulette F. Molin, Yvonne Wakim Dennis,
Grade Levels:
Five, Six, Seven, Eight
Mutiple Nations
Book Type:
Trinity University Press.
Copyright Data:

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Yvonne Wakim Dennis, Cherokee/Sand Hill/Syrian, is an award-winning author of nonfiction books for children and adults, Arlene Hirschfelder was an author and/or editor of over twenty-five books about Indigenous Peoples, and Paulette F. Molin, a citizen of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe from White Earth, is an award-winning author and curator.

Native American Medal of Honor recipients, Heisman Trophy recipients, U.S. Olympians, a U.S. vice president, Congressional representatives, NASA astronauts, Pulitzer Prize recipients, U.S. poet laureates, Oscar winners, and more such as Shelly Niro, Mohawk, winner of Canada's top photography prize, the Scotiabank Photography Award and Kim TallBear, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, the first recipient of the Canada Research Chair
in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience, and Environment.

The first Native magician, all-Native comedy show, architects, attorneys, bloggers, chefs, cartoonists, psychologists, religious leaders, filmmakers, educators, physicians, code talkers, and inventors. Luminaries like Jim Thorpe, King Kamehameha, Debra Haaland, and Will Rogers, along with less familiar notables such as Native Hawaiian language professor and radio host Larry Lindsey Kimura and Cree/Mohawk forensic pathologist Dr. Kona Williams. Their stories plus the stories of more than 900 other people, events and places are presented in Indigenous Firsts: A History of Native American Achievements and Events.

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