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Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: "A twelve-year-old Iroquois boy rethinks his calling after witnessing the arrival of a mystical figure with a message of peace in this historical novel based on the creation of the Iroquois Confederacy"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Murdoch, Sierra Crane

Summary: "When Lissa Yellow Bird was released from prison in 2009, she found her home, the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota, transformed by the Bakken oil boom. In her absence, the landscape had been altered beyond recognition, her tribal government swayed by corporate interests, and her community burdened by a surge in violence and addiction. Three years later, when Lissa learned that a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 Murdoch 2020

Gibson, Karen Bush.

Summary: Examines the history and culture of Native Americans, with activities ranging from deciphering Navajo codes from World War II to making jerky.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 970.1 Gibson

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: 2020

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

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

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: Omakayas, a seven-year-old Native American girl of the Ojibwa tribe, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in 1847.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HyperionBooks for Children 1999

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

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

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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Donati, Sara 1956-

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Donat

United States Dept. of Justice

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Publisher / Publication Date: 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 348.023 United

United States Dept. of Justice

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Publisher / Publication Date: 0002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 348.023 Unite

Nelson, Megan Kate

Summary: "A dramatic, riveting, and deeply researched narrative account of the epic struggle for the West during the Civil War, revealing a little-known, vastly important episode in American history. In The Three-Cornered War Megan Kate Nelson reveals the fascinating history of the Civil War in the American West. Exploring the connections among the Civil War, the Indian wars, and western expansion,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.02 Nelson 2020

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

Patterson, James

Summary: "To Senior Midwife Lucy Ryuan, pregnancy is not an unusual condition, it's her life's work. But when two kidnappings and a vicious stabbing happen on her watch in a university hospital in Manhattan, her focus abruptly changes. Something has to be done, and Lucy is fearless enough to try. Rumors begin to swirl, blaming everyone from the Russian Mafia to an underground adoption network. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group 2020

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK MYSTERY Patterson

Day, Christine

Summary: After an injury sidelines her dreams of becoming a ballet star, Maisie is not excited for her blended family's midwinter road trip along the coast, near the Makah community where her mother grew up.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heartdrum, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Patterson, James

Summary: "To Senior Midwife Lucy Ryuan, pregnancy is not an unusual condition, it's her life's work. But when two kidnappings and a vicious stabbing happen on her watch in a university hospital in Manhattan, her focus abruptly changes. Something has to be done, and Lucy is fearless enough to try. Rumors begin to swirl, blaming everyone from the Russian Mafia to an underground adoption network. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Patterson

Orgill, Roxane

Summary: When Esquire magazine planned an issue to salute the American jazz scene in 1958, graphic designer Art Kane pitched a crazy idea: how about gathering a group of beloved jazz musicians and photographing them? He didn't own a good camera, didn't know if any musicians would show up, and insisted on setting up the shoot in front of a Harlem brownstone. Could he pull it off? In a captivating...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 781.65 Orgill

Johnson, Craig

Summary: When the site of his daughter's upcoming wedding burns down, Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire and his friend, Henry Standing Bear, witness the falling death of a young Crow woman and are recruited into an investigation that incites the wrath of the bride-to-be.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Western, Call number: WESTERN John

Summary: A powerful and visually stunning anthology from some of the most groundbreaking Native artists working in North America today.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press Ltd. 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 704.03 Charle

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: "The bloody Battle of Tippecanoe was only the beginning. It's 1811 and President James Madison has ordered the destruction of Shawnee warrior chief Tecumseh's alliance of tribes in the Great Lakes region. But while General William Henry Harrison would win this fight, the armed conflict between Native Americans and the newly formed United States would rage on for decades. Bestselling authors...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 Oreilly

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: "The bloody Battle of Tippecanoe was only the beginning. It's 1811 and President James Madison has ordered the destruction of Shawnee warrior chief Tecumseh's alliance of tribes in the Great Lakes region. But while General William Henry Harrison would win this fight, the armed conflict between Native Americans and the newly formed United States would rage on for decades. Bestselling authors...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 970.004 Oreilly

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "When U.S. troops occupy Germany, friends Jakob and Emmanuelle are saved from the terrible fate of so many in the camps. With the help of sponsors, they make their way to New York. In order not to be separated, they allow their friendship to blossom into love and marriage, and start a new life on the Lower East Side, working at grueling, poorly paid jobs. Decades later, through talent, faith,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Steel

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heard Museum 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.929 Archu

Smith, Cynthia Leitich

Summary: When Louise Wolfe's boyfriend mocks and disrespects Native people in front of her, she breaks things off and dumps him over e-mail. She'd rather spend her senior year with her family and friends and working on the school newspaper. The editors pair her up with Joey Kairouz, an ambitious new photojournalist, and in no time the paper's staff find themselves with a major story to cover: the school...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Smith

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