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Grey Wolf

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Publisher / Publication Date: Daybreak Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 299.7 Wolf

Cleland, Charles E.

Summary: For many thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans, Michigan's native peoples, the Anishnabeg, thrived in the forests and along the shores of the Great Lakes. Theirs were cultures in delicate social balance and in economic harmony with the natural order. Rites of Conquest details the struggles of Michigan Indians - the Ojibwa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi, and their neighbors - to maintain...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Michigan Press 1992

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 970.1 Cle

Yolen, Jane

Summary: A Taino Indian boy on the island of San Salvador recounts the landing of Columbus and his men in 1492.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Yolen

Meadows, Kenneth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Element 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 299.75 Mea

Sun Bear

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 299.7 Sun

Treuer, David

Summary: The received idea of Native American history -- as promulgated by books like Dee Brown's 1970 mega-bestselling Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee -- has been that American Indian history essentially ended with the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. Not only did one hundred fifty Sioux die at the hands of the U. S. Cavalry, but Native civilization did as well. Growing up Ojibwe on a reservation in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 Treuer 2019

Kimmerer, Robin Wall

Summary: "As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on "a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 Kimmerer

Cutright, Patricia J.

Summary: "Twelve biographies of Indigenous women who, as modern-day warriors, have infused their communities with strength and leadership. The women overcame unimaginable hardships--racial and gender discrimination, abuse, and extreme poverty--only to rise to great heights in the fields of politics, science, education, and community activism"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 7th Generation Native Voices 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 920 Cutright

Johnston, Basil.

Summary: Manitous are mysteries and spirits - the essences - that infuse and safeguard plants and animals, including humans, in all aspects of life. The tales of the manitous are simple in narration and complex in spirit, rich with incident and detail, and attempt to explain the mysterious ways of the natural world. Here are wily tricksters, timorous tree spirits, wise grandmothers, seductive maidens,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 299.783 Joh

Magoon, Kekla

Summary: Caleb Franklin and his big brother, Bobby Gene, spend an extraordinary summer with their new, older neighbor, Styx Malone, a foster boy from the city.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Magoon

Sorell, Traci

Summary: Because she has been very ill and weak, River cannot join in the dancing at this year's tribal powwow, she can only watch from the sidelines as her sisters and cousins dance the celebration--but as the drum beats she finds the faith to believe that she will recover and dance again.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Sorell

Walker, Sally M.

Summary: "More than 20,000 American Indians served in the Civil War, yet their stories have often been left out of the history books. In [this book, the author] explores the extraordinary lives of Michigan's Anishinaabe sharpshooters. These brave soldiers served with honor and heroism in the line of duty, despite enduring broken treaties, loss of tribal lands, and racism. Filled with fascinating...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 973.747 Walker

Badani, Sejal

Summary: Nothing prepares Jaya, A New York journalist, for the heartbreak of her third miscarriage and the slow unraveling of her marriage in its wake. Desperate to assuage her deep anguish, she decides to go to India to uncover answers to her family's past. Intoxicated by the sights, smells, and sounds she experiences, Jaya becomes an eager student of the culture. But it is Ravi -- her grandmother's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Badani

Summary: Wayne plays ex-Confederate soldier Ethan Edwards, an Indian-hater who believes more in bullets than words. He's out to find his young niece, who's been taken captive by the renegade Comanches who massacred her family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1997

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Search

Nelson, S. D.

Summary: A simple biography of Lakota-Oglala medicine man Black Elk, from his childhood vision which shaped his life through his battles with the whites and his travels with Buffalo Bill's Wild West show. Includes quotes from Black Elk Speaks and historical photos.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 921 Black

Sorell, Traci

Summary: Too often, Native American history is treated as a finished chapter instead of relevant and ongoing. This companion book to the award-winning We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga offers readers everything they never learned in school about Native American people's past, present, and future. Precise, lyrical writing presents topics including: forced assimilation (such as boarding schools), land...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 973.04 Sorell

Summary: Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Lion

Erdrich, Louise

Summary: It is 1953. Thomas Wazhushk is the night watchman at the first factory to open near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a prominent Chippewa Council member, trying to understand a new bill that is soon to be put before Congress. The US Government calls it an 'emancipation' bill; but it isn't about freedom - it threatens the rights of Native Americans to their land,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Erdrich

Hillerman, Anne

Summary: Sergeant Jim Chee's vacation to beautiful Antelope Canyon and Lake Powell has a deeper purpose. He's on a quest to unravel a sacred mystery his mentor, the Legendary Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn, stumbled across decades earlier. Chee's journey takes a deadly turn when, after a prayerful visit to the sacred Rainbow Bridge, he spots a body floating in the lake. The dead man, a Navajo with a passion...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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Child, Brenda J.

Summary: "When Uncle and Windy Girl attend a powwow, Windy watches the dancers and listens to the singers. She eats tasty food and joins family and friends around the campfire. Later, Windy falls asleep under the stars. Uncle's stories inspire visions in her head: a bowwow powwow, where all the dancers are dogs. In these magical scenes, Windy sees veterans in a Grand Entry, and a visiting drum group,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Child

Erdrich, Louise

Summary: Thomas Wazhushk is the night watchman at the jewel bearing plant, the first factory located near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a Chippewa Council member who is trying to understand the consequences of a new 'emancipation' bill on its way to the floor of the United States Congress. It is 1953 and he and the other council members know the bill isn't about...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2020

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION Erdrich

Swarup, Shubhangi

Summary: "A spellbinding work of literature, Latitudes of Longing follows the interconnected lives of characters searching for true intimacy. The novel sweeps across India, from an island, to a valley, a city, and a snow desert to tell a love story of epic proportions. We follow a scientist who studies trees and a clairvoyant who speaks to them; a geologist working to end futile wars over a glacier;...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Swarup

Contents: 2019 Trends -- About this almanac -- Amusement -- Anniversary -- Astrology -- Astronomy -- Calendar -- Folklore -- Food -- Gardening -- Husbandry -- Miscellany --Nature -- Pets -- Special report -- Weather.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 051 Old 2019

Summary: "They were charismatic and forward thinking, imaginative and courageous, compassionate and resolute, and, at times, arrogant, vengeful and reckless. For hundreds of years, Native American leaders from Massasoit, Tecumseh, and Tenskwatawa, to Major Ridge, Geronimo, and Fools Crow valiantly resisted expulsion from their lands and fought the extinction of their culture. Sometimes, their strategies...

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Publisher / Publication Date: [Distributed by] PBS Home Video 2009

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 970 PBS

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