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- The island of the Anishnaabeg : thunderers and water monsters in the traditional Ojibwe life-world
In 1866, Omakayass son Chickadee is kidnapped by two neer-do-well brothers from his own tribe and must make a daring escape, forge unlikely friendships, and set out on an exciting and dangerous journey to get back home.
- Star songs and water spirits : a Great Lakes native reader
Presents a collection of folklore, poetry, speeches, songs, fiction, personal narratives, essays, and non-fiction prose by members of the Great Lakes Native nations.
- Indian School : a survivors story
During the late 19th and 20th centuries, across the United States and Canada, the federal government habitually required Native American children to attend residential boarding schools. This is the story of students experiences at some of those schools in the United States, including abuse, students alienation from their families and cultures, and what effects the boarding school experiences had on the students later in life. Two of the schools mentioned are Mt. Pleasant Indian Industrial School (Michigan) and Carlisle Indian Industrial School (Pennsylvania) .
- Gah-baeh-Jhagwah-buk : The way it happened : a visual culture history of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa
- Dancing my dream
- American outrage
Documents the Dann sisters heroic fight for their land rights, and their human rights after the government sued them for trespassing and their dispute went to the Supreme Court, and then eventually the United Nations.
- The stonecutter
Set in the beautiful tropical islands of French Polynesia, a poor island stonecutter struggles to support his family. With the help of an angelic young girl, he learns to appreciate the most valuable possession in life: the love of his family.
- Turquoise Rose
The story involves two brothers who reconnect and pester one another about the directions theyve each chosen in life. Cleo is on spring break from college, while Pete is the sibling who stayed at home. Not one afternoon passes before the two are at odds over their deffering values and views of the world. When their mohter sends them out of the house to clean the old hogan, the reconnect on many levels.
- Odawa language and legends