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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

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

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

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

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

Josephy, Alvin M.

Contents: Part I. Putting Indians into American history -- Listening to Indians: a commentary / by Clifford Trafzer -- A continent awakes -- Indians of the sound -- Tecumseh, the greatest Indian -- The Hudson's Bay Company and the American Indians -- "A most satisfactory council" -- Red morning in Minnesota -- The last stand of Chief Joseph -- Part II. Indians and the natural world -- Native endurance: a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Lake-Thom, Bobby.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.08 Lake-

Bruchac, Joseph

Contents: The road of stories -- Who are we? -- Origins -- Spirit: life and death -- Trickster's turn -- Contact: the coming of Europeans -- Generations: parents, grandparents, children -- All is living around us: animal, people, and plants -- Epilogue: the drum is the heartbeat.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fulcrum Pub. 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.049 Bruch

Orange, Tommy

Summary: Twelve Native Americans came to the Big Oakland Powwow for different reasons. Jacquie Red Feather is newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind in shame. Dene Oxedrene is pulling his life together after his uncle's death and has come to work the powwow and to honor his uncle's memory. Edwin Frank has come to find his true father. Bobby Big Medicine has come to drum the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Orange

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

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

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: 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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Caduto, Michael J.

Summary: A selection of traditional tales from various Indian peoples, each accompanied by instructions for related activities dealing with aspects of the environment.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fulcrum 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.2 Cad

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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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.20 Trafz

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aperture 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 779.99 Acker

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Summary: Verses from Longfellow's epic poem depict the boyhood of Hiawatha.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 1983

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Longf

Makepeace, Anne.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.049 Make

Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: Celebrates the seasons of the year through poems from the legends of such Native American tribes as the Cherokee, Cree, and Sioux.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Bruch

Barton, Barbara J.

Summary: This is the first book of its kind to bring forward the rich tradition of wild rice in Michigan and its importance to the Anishinaabek people who live there. Manoomin: The Story of Wild Rice in Michigan focuses on the history, culture, biology, economics, and spirituality surrounding this sacred plant. The story travels through time from the days before European colonization and winds its way...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: MC 633.1 Bart 2019

DePaola, Tomie.

Summary: Little Gopher follows his destiny, as revealed in a Dream-Vision, of becoming an artist for his people and eventually is able to bring the colors of the sunset down to the earth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1988

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DePao

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: In 1866, Omakayas's son Chickadee is kidnapped by two ne'er-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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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

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