Aboriginal Ontario: Historical Perspectives on the First Nations is a collection of 17 archaeological and historical essays about the history of First Nations in Ontario from precontact to the 1980s. The 14 authors offer accounts about the Algonquian and Iroquoian First Nations whose traditional territories covered the whole of the province. The first part of the book looks at the climate and landforms of the region as well as the material culture of the First Nations from the perspective of the archaeologist.
Sites of Power: A Concise History of Ontario is the revised and updated edition of Ontario: Image, Identity, and Power. In this edition the author provides a sweeping overview of Ontario history from 9,000 BC to the present day. The introductory chapters are devoted to the standard anthropological and archaeological interpretations of First Nations in the pre-contact era. Chapter 1 covers the period from 9,000 BC to 1500. The second chapter details the years of early contact from 1580 to 1653. Chapter 3 covers the cultural mixing from 1653 to 1763.
Joseph Brant: Leader and Protector is one of the titles in the Reaching Readers, Canadian Biographies series published by Pearson Education. This biography is written for the Guided Reading Level X-Y and the DRA Level 60. This brief biography of Mohawk leader Joseph Brant provides basic information about his family and upbringing. His role in the American Revolution is detailed and his leadership role is profiled. With archival images, maps, and information sidebars, the author has delivered a fairly accurate picture of the man and his times.
Reflections on American Indian History: Honoring the Past, Building a Future contains five essays originally presented at the Wilma Mankiller Symposium on American Indian History in 2005. The theme of Native American history in the twentieth century attracted a diverse collection of papers presented by Colin Calloway, R. David Edmunds, Laurence M. Hauptman, Peter Iverson, and Brenda Child. The most important essays are Hauptman's paper about Oneidas of Wisconsin war stories, and Child's paper about the Ojibwe healing dance known as the Jingle Dress Dance.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Samson Occom and the Christian Indians of New England is a reprint reissued by Syracuse University Press of the 1899 original publication by W. DeLoss Love. The life of Samson Occom (1723-1792) is a compelling story of a Mohegan man who became an important figure in Native American history prior to the American Revolution. Occom was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1759, and later he went (1766) to England to help raise the funds used to establish Dartmouth College.
Native American Music in Eastern North America: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture covers Inuit, Algonquian, the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, and Innu music. The volume includes powwow music, Haudenosaunee social dance songs, contemporary and popular music, and Inuit throat singing. This 186-page book includes a 70-minute CD with 17 selections.
UNAVAILABLE Scottish Highlanders and Native Americans: Indigenous Education in Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World is a historical analysis of the encounter between the Society in Scotland for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge and the Iroquois and Algonquin peoples of the Eastern Woodlands. The author is Professor of History at the University of New Mexico and has written extensively on Native American education. In this study she offers a comparative analysis on the efforts of cultural colonialism in the lives of Highland Scots and of Native Americans.
Archaeology of the Iroquois: Selected Readings and Research Sources is a new title from Syracuse University Press series, The Iroquois and Their Neighbors. This book is a collection of 24 previously published, often obscure, articles about the latest research concerning Six Nation Iroquois or Haudenosaunee archaeology. The essays are arranged by themes including Origins, Precolumbian Dynamics, Postcolumbian Dynamics, Material Cultural Studies, and Contemporary Iroquois Perspectives, Repatriation, and Collaborative Archaeology.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Words That Come Before All Else: Environmental Philosophies of the Haudenosaunee is published by the Haudenosaunee Environmental Task Force as a means of presenting the perspective of the Haudenosaunee regarding the Iroquois relationship with the natural world. Established in 1992 the Task Force is composed of delegates chosen by each of the Haudenosaunee Nations to identify the environmental issues within the communities and find solutions.
Benjamin Franklin, Pennsylvania, and the First Nations: The Treaties of 1736-62 is a newly annotated compilation of the treaties between the Iroquois and others (Delaware, Miami, Shawnee and Nanticoke) and the British. This collection of treaties was originally printed by Benjamin Franklin, and last published in 1938. Minor editorial changes are explained in the editor's introduction.