The Omaha is a children's book for grades four to seven about the history and culture of this Plains tribal group whose present-day reservation is located in Nebraska. The author begins the book by describing the return of a Sacred Pole to the Omaha community. This Sacred Pole had been removed from the Omaha people and housed in the Peabody Museum by ethnologist Alice Fletcher. The author explains the significance of the pole and how the Omaha people's tribal structure had broken down making the removal of the pole necessary.
The Seminole is a children's book for grades four to seven about the history and culture of the Seminole from the Indians of the Americas series published by Franklin Watts. Author Liz Sonneborn describes the Seminole as an amalgamation of several Native Nations including the Creek, Yamasee, Apalachee and others Indians during the 1700s. The Seminole live in the Southeast culture area of the United States. The author provides the standard anthropological description of the cultural practices of these Southeast Indians.
American Indians in US History is the 2003 publication from the University of Oklahoma Press Series, The Civilization of the American Indian. This one-volume narrative history of Native Americans in the United States traces the experiences of Indigenous peoples from early colonial times to the present day, demonstrating how Indian existence has varied and changed throughout America's history.
Sitting Bull: Champion of the Sioux is a revised edition of Stanley Vestal's classic biography of the famous chief that emphasizes Sitting Bull's fame does not rest upon the death of Custer's five troops. This powerful biography of Sitting Bull has new material added to the original edition (published in 1932) that could not be disclosed while the informants were still living.
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Seneca Chief, Army General: A Story about Ely Parker is a 64-page biography of a Seneca man who lived from 1828 - 1895. Born into a Tonawanda Seneca family, Ely Parker grew up in this Iroquois community in New York State. His parents, William and Elizabeth Parker, sent the boy to a Baptist Church mission school so that Ely could learn English. His mother followed the teachings of her great-grandfather Handsome Lake who had encouraged some members of the Iroquois youth to learn about the white man's ways including speaking English.
Suquamish Coloring Book: Legend of the Basket Ogress is much more than a colouring book. The author, Peg Deam, is a Suquamish Tribal member of the Port Madison Reservation, Washington. The introductory notes explain that despite attending a US government boarding school she has retained her Salish cultural heritage. Her reservation is located in the Puget Sound where members of her community retain their language. The 30-page book retells a traditional Suquamish legend in English with coloring book illustrations and Puget Salish language translations.
Anasazi Coloring Book: The Story of the Ancestral Puebloans is a 29-page colouring book that features simple line drawings and accompanying text about the ancestors of the present-day Pueblo people. The Ancient Ones are called Anasazi. Their traditional homeland is the Southwest who built stone dwellings into the sides of cliffs. The illustrations and descriptions explain the culture and lifestyle of these Ancient People. The author provides a glossary of terms and a list of references.
Your Fyre Shall Burn No More, Iroquois Policy toward New France and Its Native Allies to 1701 is a unique interpretation of the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy's involvement in the so-called Beaver Wars. The standard historical interpretation states that the Iroquois were motivated by economic gain when they engaged the French and their Native allies in warfare during the seventeenth-century. This warfare was solely directed at attempting to gain control of the fur trade away from the French. Historians have maintained this argument for generations.