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- Cedar songs
- The only good Indian
Set in Kansas during the early 1900s, a teenage boy from the Kickapoo tribe is taken from his family and forced to attend a boarding school for native Americans. He resists the attempt to assimilate him into white society and escapes to return to his family. A bounty hunter of Cherokee descent is hired to find and return him to the institution. Along the way, an incident spurs the bounty hunters longtime nemesis to pursue the hunter and the teenage boy.
- Gah-baeh-Jhagwah-buk : The way it happened : a visual culture history of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa
Shayla Stonefeather, a Native American attorney prosecuting a Lakota teen in a controversial murder trial, returns to the reservation to say goodbye to her dying father. After the teen is killed, she hears ghostly voices and sees strange visions that cause her to re-examine beliefs she thought she left behind.
- Behind closed doors : stories from the Kamloops Indian Residential School
- Recovering the sacred : the power of naming and claiming
"An overview of efforts by Native Americans to regain cultural and genetic patrimony and the conditions needed for traditional spiritual practices, including tribal histories, analysis of changes to nutrition, economy, and physical environment, and actions taken toward pollution abatement, dam removal, land and cultural reclamation, and alternative energy production"--Provided by publisher.
- Legacy Native American photogravures & music
The music and images of Native Americans are explored. Edward S. Curtis presents photogravures of images of native culture he made between 1890 and 1920, while music brings you closer.
- 365 days of walking the Red Road : the Native American path to leading a spiritual life every day
Presents daily meditations drawn from the ancient knowledge of Native American elders that are designed to help people lead a fulfilling, spiritual life.
For police officer Rudy Yellow Lodge, the painful legacy of Indian existence is brought home every night as he locks up drunk and disorderly Indians, including his own alcoholic brother, Mogie.
- The Winona LaDuke reader : a collection of essential writings