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.
North by Northeast: Wabanaki, Akwesasne Mohawk, and Tuscarora Traditional Arts is the catalogue that accompanies the travelling exhibition of the same name. The exhibition of traditional arts of the First Nations of Maine and New York states celebrates the fine craft works of contemporary Iroquois and Wabenaki artists. The book features the beadwork, basketry, woodcarving, birch bark canoe making, and quilting of over thirty-five women and men working in these media.
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.
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.
Creations from the Heart: Native Crafts and Learning Activities is accompanied by Ningwakwe Learning Press' publication, Creations from the Heart: Native Crafts and Learning Activities, Educator's Guide. Designed specifically for Ontario Native adult literacy learners and practitioners these two resources were developed to reinforce Level 3 Learning Foundations as described in the Ontario Literacy Coalition's, The Levels Descriptions Manual.
Creations from the Heart: Native Crafts and Learning Activities, Educator's Guide accompanies Ningwakwe Learning Press' publication, Creations from the Heart: Native Crafts and Learning Activities. Designed specifically for Ontario Native adult literacy learners and practitioners these two resources were developed to reinforce Level 3 Learning Foundations as described in the Ontario Literacy Coalition's, The Levels Descriptions Manual.
North American Indians Today: Iroquois is one of the titles in the Mason Crest Publishers series about Native Americans in contemporary society. The series is edited by Martha McCollough, professor of ethnohistory and contemporary Native American issues at the University of Nebraska. The series intends to overcome common misconceptions and stereotypes about Native North American Indians by providing students with information about the ways contemporary Native Americans work to preserve and maintain their culture as well as developing strong economies.