Atlas of Indian Nations is a comprehensive resource for those interested in Native American and First Nations and Inuit histories and cultures. Told through maps, photos, art, and archival cartography, this is the story of Indigenous Nations of Canada and the United States. Organized by culture region, this encyclopedic reference details Indian tribes and First Nation in these areas: beliefs, sustenance, shelter, alliances and animosities, key historical events, and more. See the linguistic groupings and understand the constantly shifting, overlapping boundaries of the Nations.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians but Were Afraid to Ask by Anton Treuer, Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University, offers an up-to-date resource for all American students and the general public about the history and contemporary issues of Native Americans. In the question and answer format the author has organized the book into broad topics such as Terminology, History, Religion, Powwow, Languages, Politics, Education, Economics, and Perspectives: Coming to Terms and Future Directions.
In Ojibwe In Minnesota: The People of Minnesota, noted Ojibwe scholar Anton Treuer, traces thousands of years of the complicated history of the Ojibwe people-their economy, culture, and clan system and how these have changed throughout time, perhaps most dramatically with the arrival of Europeans into Minnesota territory. Ojibwe in Minnesota covers the fur trade, the Iroquois Wars, and Ojibwe-Dakota relations; the treaty process and creation of reservations; and the systematic push for assimilation as seen in missionary activity, government policy, and boarding schools.
Indian Nations of North America is a 384-page information resource published by the National Geographic Society and written by Ojibwe scholar Anton Treuer. Walk with the Indigenous people who settled North America and with their descendants, whose more than 500 Nations range from the Arctic Circle across the Great Plains and to the Eastern Seaboard. Lakota, Cherokee, Navajo, Haida: these Nations and many others are profiled in engaging entries and portrayed in magnificent images and maps that authentically evoke each Nation's history and character.
Living Our Language: Ojibwe Tales and Oral Histories features ten Ojibwe elders telling stories, legends, and reminiscences in their language. On the facing page, an English translation is provided. The author provides a brief biography and photograph of each of the elders from Leech Lake, White Earth, Mille Lacs, Red Lake, and St Croix Reservations in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Stories include When Wenabozho Decapitated the Ducks, When Wenabozho Played Baseball, and Why Nenabozho is so Smart.