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Beardslee, Lois

Summary: Words like Thunder: New and Used Anishinaabe Prayers is a collection of poetry by award-winning Ojibwe author Lois Beardslee. Much of the book centers around Native people of the Great Lakes but has a universal relevance to modern indigenous people worldwide. Beardslee tackles contemporary topics like climate change and socioeconomic equality with a grace and readability that empowers readers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 Beardslee

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

Summary: "A powerful, moving anthology that celebrates the breadth of Native poets writing today. Joy Harjo, the first Native poet to serve as U.S. Poet Laureate, has championed the voices of Native peoples past and present. Her signature laureate project gathers the work of contemporary Native poets into a national, fully digital map of story, sound, and space, celebrating their vital and unequivocal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 Living

Gansworth, Eric

Summary: "The term "Apple" is a slur in Native communities across the country. It's for someone supposedly "red on the outside, white on the inside." Eric Gansworth is telling his story in Apple (Skin to the Core). The story of his family, of Onondaga among Tuscaroras, of Native folks everywhere. From the horrible legacy of the government boarding schools, to a boy watching his siblings leave and return...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Levine Querido 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 921 Gansworth

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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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

Fletcher, Matthew L. M.

Contents: Introduction -- The story of the 1836 Treaty of Washington -- The story of the 1855 Treaty of Detroit -- The story of the dispossession of the Grand Traverse Band land base -- The story of the federal recognition of the Grand Traverse Band -- The story of the Grand Traverse Band's treaty rights fight -- The story of the development of modern tribal law and justice systems -- The story of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: MC 977.464 Fletcher

Erdrich, Louise

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Boulley, Angeline

Summary: A groundbreaking YA thriller about a Native teen who goes undercover to root out the crime and corruption threatening her community.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Bial, Raymond.

Summary: Discusses the history, culture, social structure, beliefs, and customs of the Ojibwa Indians.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Benchmark Books 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 970.3 Ojibwe

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: One Sunday in the spring of 1988, a woman living on a reservation in North Dakota is attacked. The details of the crime are slow to surface as Geraldine Coutts is traumatized and reluctant to relive or reveal what happened, either to the police or to her husband, Bazil, and thirteen-year-old son, Joe. In one day, Joe's life is irrevocably transformed. He tries to heal his mother, but she will...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.5 Har

Johnston, Basil.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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

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

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

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: Nine-year-old Omakayas, of the Ojibwa tribe, moves west with her family in 1849. Her name is Omakayas, or Little Frog, because her first step was a hop, and she lives on an island in Lake Superior. One day in 1850, Omakayas's island is visited by a group of mysterious people. From them, she learns that the chimookomanag, or white people, want Omakayas and her people to leave their island and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2006

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

Erdrich, Louise

Summary: Living with their Ojibwe family on the Great Plains of Dakota Territory in 1866, twin brothers Makoons and Chickadee must learn to become buffalo hunters, but Makoons has a vision that foretells great challenges that his family may not be able to overcome.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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: Minnesota Historical Society Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Child

Erdrich, Louise

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Erdri

Bertineau, T. Marie

Summary: After her father's untimely death, Theresa faced a rocky and unstable childhood. But there was one place she felt safe: her grandmother's house in Mason, a depressed former copper mining town in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Gram's passing leaves Theresa once again at the mercy of the lasting, sometimes destructive grief of her Ojibwe mother and white stepfather. As the family travels back and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lanternfish Press 2020

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Halvorson, Alesha

Summary: "Explains Ojibwe history and highlights Ojibwe life in modern society"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 970.3 Ojibwe

Northrup, Jim

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fulcrum Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Northrup

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Bruch

Johnston, Basil.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 1990

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

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