The History and Culture of Iroquois Diplomacy: An Interdisciplinary Guide to the Treaties of the Six Nations and Their League was developed through the efforts of the Newberry Library's project to document all Haudenosaunee (iroquois) treaties. This book was to serve as a general introductory guide. As such it provides a handy reference for treaties, treaty events, participants, and a glossary of metaphors used in Haudenosaunee political rhetoric.
Planning for Balanced Development - A Guide for Native American and Rural Communities is a book about the methods of a community planner who combines cultural preservation and economic development. Susan Guyette presents her model of development planning that addresses the unique requirements of Native American communities. Her approach is community-based as she recounts the case study of the creation of a cultural centre at the Pojoaque Pueblo, New Mexico. The need for economic development is vital for many First Nations and Native American communities.
OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher A Native American Encyclopedia - History, Culture, and Peoples is a recent general reference text that covers the major culture areas of North America. The author surveys various tribal groups within each culture area according to a standard format - history, location, religion, dwellings, technology, government, diet, customs, war, trade, arts, transportation, dress, and contemporary information. Each Nation receives a one to two page entry in this 591-page book.
OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available through GoodMinds.com Atlas of The North American Indian is the revised edition of a comprehensive reference tool for schools and libraries. This volume contains 150 photographs and 110 maps tracing the history, culture, languages, and lifestyles of Indigenous People of United States and Canada. Chapters covering the early civilization of Central America, the Caribbean, and Mexico are included.
Delaware-English/English-Delaware Dictionary is the first modern dictionary of Munsee Delaware based on research carried out with speakers from Moraviantown, Ontario. The dictionary contains 7100 entries in the Delaware-English section and includes information on each word's grammatical category and gives examples of different inflected forms where appropriate. Also included are sample sentences used by Delaware speakers, grammatical usage and notes, cross references, and indications of words borrowed from English and Dutch.
OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available through GoodMinds.com Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes is a comprehensive resource guide to 150 Nations in North America. The volume includes precontact peoples and civilizations. Each entry summarizes the historical record, such as geographic locations, migrations, European contact, wars, and present day tribal status. Descriptions of traditional lifestyle including topics such as clothing, language, housing, transportation, tools, arts, legends, and ceremonies are included for each tribal group.
OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher. Word Dance: The Language of Native American Culture is designed as a short-entry study aid or dictionary for students pursuing the various aspects of Native American cultural studies. The book contains encyclopedia-like entries for thousands of terms. Each entry provides brief definitions, information about language usage, relevance in Native American history, alternate spellings, and several cross-references to related subjects.
Who Was Who in Native American History: Indians and Non-Indians from Early Contacts and through 1900 is a reference dictionary covering hundreds of significant men and women over four centuries. Both Native Americans and non-Indians are included. The list includes individuals one will most likely encounter when studying Native American history. Each entry contains biographical information and explanation of the contribution made. Non-Indian biographies represent the various missionaries, traders, frontier artists, government officials, educators, soldiers, and captives.