Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork is the compelling book based on an art exhibition explaining how First Nations and Métis floral beadwork became both a major means of artistic expression and a symbol of cultural resilience. It is also an important example of how two differing civilizations - Indigenous and European - established a common ground of economic and creative exchange. This companion publication to the exhibition celebrates the beauty and power of Native North American floral art.
Nous sommes tous des gens issus de traités is the French translation of We Are All Treaty People, the 34-page illustrated history produced by the Union of Ontario Indians to promote the understanding of treaties among all people in Ontario. Written by Maurice Switzer with coloured drawings by Charley Herbert the book offers students a brief look at history from the Anishinabek perspective. This French language edition is translated by Denyse De Bernardi. The Anishinabek Nation includes the Algonquin, Delaware, Mississauga, Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi.
Nation to Nation: A Resource on Treaties in Ontario is a 68-page book from the Union of Ontario Indians designed to inform readers and students about First Nations treaties in Ontario. Edited by Maurice Switzer the book has a definition section and background about treaties in general, treaties between First Nations, the Royal Proclamation of 1763, Indian treaties in Canada, and a timeline showing Indian treaties in Ontario.
The Gods of Prophetstown: The Battle of Tippecanoe and the Holy War for the American Frontier is part dual biography and part history by Auburn University history professor Adam Jortner. Written as his thesis, this 310-page volume from Oxford University Press was released in 2011 in time for the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Tippecanoe, a little-known battle prior to the War of 1812. The two main characters are the Shawnee leader Tenskwatawa and William Henry Harrison, Indiana governor and a future American President.
His Majesty's Indian Allies: British Indian Policy in the Defence of Canada, 1774-1815 is a study of British-Indian policy in North America from the time of the American Revolution to the end of the War of 1812, with particular focus on Canada. Historian Robert S. Allen authored this study that examines British and Indian relations in Colonial America to 1774. He first discusses the importance of the Covenant Chain of Friendship then moves on to the American Revolution and the struggle for the Ohio Valley.
Three Fires Unity: The Anishinaabeg of the Lake Huron Borderlands describes the history of the Anishinaabeg people in the Upper Great Lakes region from precontact to the present day. The author examines the cultural, social, and political aspects of Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi contact with European traders and governments from 1600 through the shifting alliances and the imposition of the Canada-United States border through their territories. Phil Bellfy is a member of the White Earth Band of Minnesota Chippewa.
We Are All Treaty People is the 34-page illustrated history produced by the Union of Ontario Indians to promote their understanding of treaties for all people in Ontario. Written by Maurice Switzer, with coloured drawings by Charley Herbert, the book offers students and educators a brief look at the history of treaties from the Anishinabek perspective. The Anishinabek Nation includes Algonquin, Delaware (Lenape), Mississauga, Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi. The book begins with a brief overview of Anishinabek cultural history and worldview.