Son Who Returns is one of the titles in 7th Generations' PathFinders Series. This series of novels are known as high/low books—written at a lower reading level but with high-interest, age-appropriate plots. Designed for reluctant readers from ages 12 and up, these books feature linear story lines, limited vocabulary and short sentences. The layout and print size also contribute in making the books easier to read.
Focus on Feathers: A Complete Guide to American Indian Feather Craft is a how-to guide to creating feather headdresses, feather fans, and feather bustles. Written by a hobbyist with an interest in painting on feathers, this guide provides step-by-step instructions for creating personal feather projects. Identifying types of birds and their feathers according to scientific criteria is provided. The majority of projects are Plains oriented but the book includes a section on the Iroquois men's gustoweh.
Counting Coup: Becoming a Crow Chief on the Reservation and Beyond is a memoir of Joseph Medicine Crow, a traditional chief of the Crow Nation in Montana. He describes his family, cultural traditions, growing up on the reservation, World War II experiences, and how he earned the status of War Chief by completing the four war deeds required of the Crow warrior. Joseph Medicine Crow (1913- ) was raised by his grandparents who recalled the time before their Nation was sent to live on a reservation.
Memory and Vision: Arts, Cultures, and Lives of Plains Indian People was co-published by the University of Washington Press and the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. The coffee-table book contains over 300 illustrations featuring 250 in full-colour. Six essays by Plains scholars including Beatrice Medicine (Lakota), Gerard Baker (Mandan-Hidatsa), Joe Medicine Crow (Crow), Arthur Amiotte (Oglala Lakota), and Bently Spang (Northern Cheyenne Nation) combine to explain the unique cultural history of Plains Indian art of the past and present.
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.
Taste of Heritage: Crow Indian Recipes and Herbal Medicines is a collection of recipes, herbal remedies and information about plants and healing from the granddaughter of renowned Crow medicine woman Pretty Shield. Alma Hogan Snell recounts traditional knowledge of Crow women about the healing properties of food and advice for locating and harvesting edible plants. She includes recipes and cultural information about food and healthy living. Included are recipes for soups, teas, breads, as well as love medicine, beauty secrets, ad plant medicines.
Lewis and Clark: Through Indian Eyes is a collection of nine essays collected by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr., to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark expedition. This unique collection consists of essays by Native historians, authors, professors and tribal executives who offer highly personal and reflective perspectives on this much-celebrated in America. They bring a first-hand account of the overwhelming effects of this standard American history phenomenon on their tribal community. Contributors include the late Vine Deloria, N.
The Crow is part of The True Book Series about American Indian Nations. This book describes the traditional culture and history of the Crow Nation of the Plains. The book describes Crow lifestyle, spiritual beliefs, and horse culture. The Crow people of Montana maintain their traditional cultural beliefs and many participate in special gatherings such as powwows. Special one-page inserts describe the role of coup sticks and the importance of Crow leader, Chief Plenty Coups. The final sections of the book provide a glossary, index, suggested readings, and websites for further information.
UNAVAILABLE From the Heart of the Crow Country: The Crow Indians' Own Stories by Crow historian Joseph Medicine Crow recounts tribal history and cultural traditions in this slim volume reissued by University of Nebraska Press. The book begins with brief descriptions of Crow culture and covers such topics as social organization, military organization, religion, economics, language, dress, populations, and recreation. The author who combines scholarly accounts with oral history stresses that he has worked to verify every fact of Crow history.