There There: A Novel, paperback ed

$21.00

There There: A Novel by Tommy Orange delves into the world of Native American urban population and presents the life stories of twelve men, women, and youth all on their way to the Big Oakland Powwow. The author’s debut novel examines the lives and cultural background of contemporary Indigenous people all searching for their personal identities. Among the characters are a small group bent on robbing the powwow organizers who threaten to bomb the venue.  Tommy Orange is a recent graduate from the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts.

Price: $21.00

There There: A Novel, hardcover ed

$32.00

There There: A Novel by Tommy Orange delves into the world of Native American urban population and presents the life stories of twelve men, women, and youth all on their way to the Big Oakland Powwow. The author’s debut novel examines the lives and cultural background of contemporary Indigenous people all searching for their personal identities. Among the characters are a small group bent on robbing the powwow organizers who threaten to bomb the venue.  Tommy Orange is a recent graduate from the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts.

Price: $32.00

American Indian Families (A True Book), paper ed

$7.99

American Indian Families is part of The True Book Series published by Children's Press especially for elementary students in grades three to five. This information book is arranged into brief chapters about the nature of Native American families and how different nations' families were organized. The author and publisher have tackled a complex topic by explaining the different kinds of family groups among various Native American Nations that elementary students can appreciate Indigenous cultures.

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Cradle Me, Board Book-reprinting Jan 2019

$9.95

Cradle Me celebrates Native American families and shows how they carry their babies. This 14-page board book features facial close-up photographs of 11 infants wrapped in various cradle styles. Star Bright Books published this board book with the advice of the National Indian Child Care Association. As the back cover indicates Native American families carried infants safely, comfortably, and close to mothers in cradle boards. Each cradle board is personalized and decorated according to tribal designs and materials.

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Beauty, Honor, and Tradition: The Legacy of Plains Indian Shirts, paper ed

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Beauty, Honor, and Tradition: The Legacy of Plains Indian Shirts is the exhibition catalogue for the National Museum of the American Indian and the Minneapolis Institute of Art's show that celebrates and honour the craftsmanship and artistry of the decorated hide shirts from the Great Plains people. Drawing on the Museum's exquisite collection of 400 men's hide shirts, the co-curators George P. Horse Capture and his son Joseph Horse Capture, the book features 53 of the truly amazing leather shirts created during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Public Native America: Tribal Self-Representation in Museums, Powwows, and Casinos, paper ed

$40.95

Description will be updated soon. Case study of Native American-controlled gaming facilities and cultural education institutions as a means of controlling representation of a specific Nation's heritage and economy. Author visited and interviewed representatives from the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Centre and Foxwoods Resort Casino; Navajo Nation Museum and Northern Navajo Fair; Shoshone Cultural Center and the Eastern Shoshone Indian Days Powwow; and the Acoma Pueblo Museum and Sky City Casino.

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Tepees, (Native American Life), hardcover ed UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE Teepees is one of the titles in Bridgestone Books' series, Native American Life. Each of the titles describes the traditional dwellings of a specific Native American culture area. The Tepees title describes the architectural structure unique to the Plains culture area. This cone-shaped structure made from tree poles with buffalo hide covering served as a single-family home. A tepee could be as tall as a one-story building. The structure was easily moved and transported by a family as they travelled in search of buffalo to hunt. It offered shelter through the seasons.

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Algonquian Spirit: Contemporary Translations of the Algonquian Literatures of North America, paper ed

$43.95

Algonquian Spirit: Contemporary Translations of the Algonquian Literatures of North America is an essential introduction and captivating guide to Native literary traditions still thriving in many parts of North America. This scholarly volume contains vital background information and new translations of songs and stories reaching back to the seventeenth century.

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Common and Contested Ground: A Human and Environmental History of the Northwestern Plains, paper ed

$30.95

In Common and Contested Ground: A Human and Environmental History of the Northwestern Plains, Theodore Binnema provides a sweeping and innovative interpretation of the history of the northwestern plains and its peoples from prehistoric times to the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The real history of the northwestern plains between a.d. 200 and 1806 was far more complex, nuanced, and paradoxical than often imagined.

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