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  • Windigo IslandWindigo Island : a novel

    Krueger, William Kent.

    When the body of a year-missing Ojibwa girl washes up on a Lake Superior island, rekindling Native American superstitions about mythical monsters, Cork O’Connor struggles to obtain information from reluctant witnesses to a brutal sex-trafficking operation.

  • Tamarack CountyTamarack County : a novel

    Krueger, William Kent.

    Faced with a series of dark occurrences that are linked to a twenty-year-old murder, private investigator Cork O’ Connor must stop a vengeful force before his family and friends pay the ultimate price.

  • Gah-baeh-Jhagwah-bukGah-baeh-Jhagwah-buk : The way it happened : a visual culture history of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa

    McClurken, James M.

  • Muffins for grannyMuffins for granny [stories from survivors of the Canadian residential school system]

  • The absolutely true diary of a part-time IndianThe absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian

    Alexie, Sherman, 1966-

    Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

  • Fancy shawlFancy shawl

    Provides a close look at the Fancy Shawl dance and regalia. Danced by championship dancers at Northern powwow contests that have brought womens dancing into the center of the arena. Featuring competition steps: Straight and Crow Hop; close-up of beautiful outfits; expert tips on design, color and sewing; and rare interviews with first Fancy Shawl dancers.

  • Jingle dressJingle dress

    An Ojibwa ceremony dating back a hundred years, the history and evolution of the Jingle dress and its related dance is presented along with how the dress is made and how it is presented (by different tribes) at powwows across North America today. Shot on location in Montana and Idaho.

  • The legend of the Petoskey stoneThe legend of the Petoskey stone

    Wargin, Kathy-Jo.

    Recounts the life of Petosegay, an Ottawa Indian chief, who gave his name to the small town in northern Michigan--Petoskey--where a unique stone can be found along its shores.

  • Rabbit-proof fenceRabbit-proof fence

    In 1931, Molly and her younger cousins, Gracie and Daisy, were three half-caste children from Western Australia who were taken from their parents under government edict and sent to an institution, were taught to forget their families, their culture, and re-invent themselves as members of "white" Australian society. The three girls begin an epic journey back to Western Australia, travelling 1,500 miles on foot with no food or water, and navigating by following the fence that has been build across the nation to stem an over-population of rabbits.

  • The curious incident of the dog in the night-timeThe curious incident of the dog in the night-time

    Haddon, Mark.

    Despite his overwhelming fear of interacting with people, Christopher, a mathematically-gifted, autistic fifteen-year-old boy, decides to investigate the murder of a neighbor’s dog and uncovers secret information about his mother.

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