Great Women from our First Nations is part of the Second Story Press series, First Nations Book for Young Readers. This 2015 printing contains the same biographies found in 7th Generation title, Native Women of Courage for Young Readers This 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.
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.
Something To Hold is a junior level novel written by first-time author Katherine Schlick Noe about her experiences growing up on the Warm Springs Reservation in Oregon where her father is the forester in charge of managing fires. Eleven-year-old Kitty lives with her parents and siblings in the government housing and attends the reservation day school. Feeling apprehensive about starting a new school in a new location, Kitty begins by trying to make friends with the Paiute and Wasco students. Her brothers quickly make friends as they join the local noon-time and after school baseball games.
Trickster: An Anthropological Memoir is a fascinating anthro-insider memoir about a recent graduate's first fieldwork among the Paiute. Her memoir is humour-filled and offers insight into the field of study and one woman's journey in anthropology and the lessons learned with her witty and engaging informants. Eileen Kane is an applied anthropologist who chaired the first department of anthropology in Ireland and now works on participatory development and education programs in Africa.
Voice of the Paiutes: A Story about Sarah Winnemucca is one of the titles in the Creative Minds Biography series. This retelling of the life of Sarah Winnemucca, a Paiute woman who lived from 1844 to 1891, introduces young readers to the life of a Native American hero who assisted her Nation with the skills she possessed. Living in the Plateau region of the United States Sarah grew up during a time of great upheaval for her Nation. She endured, received an education and went on to live her life devoted to her Paiute family and community.
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.
OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher Exhibition catalogue of California Indian Cradleboards and Baskets held at the Marin Museum of the American Indian in Novato, California. The catalogue explores the range of cradleboards and cradle baskets constructed for newborns by the 23 Nations in California. The author explores the range of styles, their form and function as well as the traditional values surrounding the value of health, childbirth, social relationships, and the parents. Examines museum cradleboards as well as contemporary cradles and their makers.
Within these pages are living portraits of fifteen Native American groups of Arizona and northern Mexico. The Navajos, the Western Apaches, the Hualapais, Yavapais, and Havasupais, the Yaquis, the O'odham, the Tarahumaras, the Southern Paiutes, the Seris, the Colorado River Yumans|Quechan, Mohaves, Cocopas, and Maricopas|and the Hopis. Literally and figuratively, the paths they walk are the same paths walked by their ancestors, going back hundreds and even thousands of years.
Wovoka and the Ghost Dance, expanded edition, offers the reader a detailed account of the life and teaching of the Northern Paiute (Numu) prophet Wovoka (Jack Wilson). The author has compiled a substantial amount of primary source documentation about a misunderstood person of the American West. After 25 years of research, Michael Hittman approached the Yerington Paiute Tribe of Nevada with a proposal to publish a definitive book on the man and his revelations.