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Reservation Blues

Sherman Alexie · Atlantic Monthly Press; 1st edition
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

In a first novel by the author of The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, legendary blues guitarist Robert Johnson appears on an Indian reservation to lead a Catholic rock band. 40,000 first printing.
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1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

Charles C. Mann · Knopf; First Edition edition
Format: Deckle Edge]

A groundbreaking study that radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of the Europeans in 1492.Traditionally, Americans learned in school that the ancestors of the people who inhabited the Western Hemisphere at the time of Columbus’s landing had crossed...
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Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis

Timothy Egan · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

How a lone man’s epic obsession led to one of America’s greatest cultural treasures: Prizewinning writer Timothy Egan tells the riveting, cinematic story behind the most famous photographs in Native American history — and the driven, brilliant man who made them.  ...
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The Killing of Crazy Horse

Thomas Powers · Knopf; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

He was the greatest Indian warrior of the nineteenth century. His victory over General Custer at the battle of Little Bighorn in 1876 was the worst defeat inflicted on the frontier Army. And the death of Crazy Horse in federal custody has remained a controversy for more than a century....
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An American Sunrise: Poems

Harjo, Joy

A stunning new volume from the first Native American Poet Laureate of the United States, informed by her tribal history and connection to the land.

In the early 1800s, the Mvskoke people were forcibly removed from their original lands east of the Mississippi to Indian Ter

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Native North America

Larry J. Zimmerman

Used. Very Good conditions. May have soft reading marks and name of the previous owner.
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The Toughest Indian in the World

Sherman Alexie · Atlantic Monthly Press; 1st edition
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

A beloved American writer whose books are championed by critics and readers alike, Sherman Alexie has been hailed by Time as "one of the better new novelists, Indian or otherwise". Now his acclaimed new collection, The Toughest Indian in the World, which received universal praise...
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The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Indian America from 1890 to the Present

DAVID TREUER · Riverhead Books
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping history--and counter-narrative--of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present.

The received idea of Native American history--as promulgated by books like Dee Brown's mega-bestselling 1970 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee--has been that American...
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Pocahontas, Powhatan, Opechancanough: Three Indian Lives Changed by Jamestown

Rountree, Helen C.

Pocahontas may be the most famous Native American who ever lived, but during the settlement of Jamestown, and for two centuries afterward, the great chiefs Powhatan and Opechancanough were the subjects of considerably more interest and historical documentation than the young wo

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The American Plains Indians (Men-at-Arms)

Jason Hook · Osprey Publishing
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

The central plains of North America to the east of the Rocky Mountains were home to the Plains Indians; here the hunting grounds of the twelve "typical" tribes coincided with the grazing range of the largest of the buffalo herds. The adoption of a horse culture heralded the golden...
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Tennessee's Indian Peoples: from White Contact to Removal, 1540-1840

Satz, Ronald N.

Hernando De Soto's invasion of Indian lands in 1540 marked the onslaught of great change in the lives of Tennessee's Native Americans. Although these first Tennesseans boasted a cultural heritage of thousands of years, only three centuries of contact with the white man elapsed bef
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Book of the Hopi

Waters, Frank

In this unique collection, some thirty Hopi elders reveal for the first time in written form the Hopi world-view.
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The Cambridge Companion to Native American Literature

Porter, Joy

This Companion provides an informative and wide-ranging overview of a relatively new field of literary-cultural studies: literature of many genres in English by American Indians from the 1770s to the present day. In addition to the seventeen chapters written by respected experts--
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