American Indian History: A Documentary Reader contains 13 chapters with selections from American Indian primary sources from pre-contact to the 21st century. Includes the Iroquois Creation Story; George Washington's Indian Policy; Tecumseh's Demands; Iroquois high steel memories; Alcatraz Proclamation; and Louise Erdrich's Dear John Wayne essay.
OUT OF PRINT The Trail of Tears is one of the titles in the American Moments series published by ABDO Publishing. This volume describes the event in American history known as the Trail of Tears when the people of the Cherokee Nation was removed from their community and forced on a long march to Oklahoma. The 48-page book contains maps, illustrations, documents, and text that engage readers in this difficult period of history in the American southeast.
Forced Federalism: Contemporary Challenges to Indigenous Nationhood coauthored by Cherokee scholar Jeff Corntassel and Richard C Witmer II, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Creighton University, offers political science students and scholars a convincing account of the methods of forced federalism undertaken by the United States in its efforts to challenge Indigenous sovereignty and economic development in America. Corntassel is Assistant Professor and Graduate Advisor for the Indigenous Governance Programs at the University of Victoria.
NO LONGER AVAILABLE American Revolution in Indian Country: Crisis and Diversity in Native American Communities is the twelfth printing of Colin Calloway's 1995 publication in the Studies in North American Indian History Series published by Cambridge University Press. The historian looks at the impacts on and responses of eight First Nations communities during the time of the American Revolution. The book provides an introductory overview of this revolutionary war in Indian country.
Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance: The Glorious Imposter is the fascinating account of the life of Sylvester Long (1890-1932) of North Carolina as he managed to convince an unsuspecting public that he was not Black but rather he was either Cherokee or Blackfoot (Siksika). This account by renowned historian Donald Smith offers readers an engaging biography and an intriguing historical mystery. With impeccable scholarship and numerous historical photographs, the author presents the imposter's life as Long deceives both American and Canadian officials.
Native Women's History in Eastern North America before 1900: A Guide to Research and Writing is a collection of 16 essays about First Nations and Metis women in eastern North American history. How can we learn more about Native women's lives in North America in earlier centuries? This question is answered by this landmark anthology, an essential guide to the significance, experiences, and histories of Native women.
A Cherokee Encyclopedia is a general reference book about the history and culture of the Cherokee Nation. This overview provides 278-pages of information about the important people of Cherokee history such as Joe Byrd, Sequoyah, Anna Mitchell, Jane Osti, John Ross, Redbird Smith, and Joe Thornton. In addition brief entries about significant Cherokee events and topics such as Cherokee language, Echota, medicine, removal, and the recognized Nations (Cherokee Nation, the Eastern Band of Cherokees, and the United Keetoowah Band) are included. Author Robert J.
Native Women of Courage for Young Readers is a collection of brief biographical sketches of ten outstanding First Nations women. Métis author Kelly Fournel celebrates the lives of Winona LaDuke, Sarah Winnemucca, Maria Tallchief, Mary Kim Titla, Sandra Lovelace Nicholas, Susan Aglukark, Wilma Mankiller, Suzanne Rochon-Burnett, Lorna B. Williams, and Pauline Johnson. Each biography includes information about how each woman overcame difficult circumstances to achieve success in her field of endeavor.
Cherokee Medicine Man: The Life and Work of a Modern-Day Healer provides an accessible biography of a contemporary Cherokee healer, John Little Bear. The author indicates that Little Bear is not the healer's real name. Nevertheless, the book provides interviews, short information pieces, and legends provided by this Cherokee spiritual person.
The Cherokee Nation and The Trail of Tears is a new volume of American Indian history written by eminent historians as part of Penguin's new series, Library of American Indian History. In 189-pages, including brief notes and further reading, the authors explore the remarkable history of the Cherokee Nation in American history.