Rabbit's Snow Dance: A Traditional Iroquois Story, hardcover ed

$23.99

Rabbit’s Snow Dance: A Traditional Iroquois Story is a 32-page picture book that explains why rabbits have powder puff tails and how pussy willows came to be. Abenaki storytellers Joseph and James Bruchac cooperate to write this humourous story. They retell this Haudenosaunee legend about Rabbit’s impatience and longing for snow even in the summertime. Rabbit has a long and fluffy tail and he enjoys the tasty leaves on top of willow trees. Rabbit takes his drum and sings a song about the coming of snow. He carries on so much the other animals become annoyed but Rabbit continues.

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Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of Community, hardcover ed

$24.00

LIMITED QUANTITY  Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of Community is a new title in the Penguin Library of American Indian History Series. Written by Ojibwe scholar Brenda Child the volume offers a wealth of information about the history of Ojibwe women in their communities from contact to present day. Focusing on the Ojibwe of Lake Superior and the Mississippi River the author employs the English translation for mindimooyehn (mature, older woman) one who holds things together as the title and main premise of the book.

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Falcon: The Narrative of the Captivity of John Tanner, The, paper ed

$22.50

The Falcon: The Narrative of the Captivity of John Tanner is the memoir and autobiography of John Tanner (1780-1846?), who wrote the original work in 1830. His life growing up in Kentucky changed forever when he was captured by the Shawnee along the Ohio River in 1789. He was later adopted by the Ojibwe and went on to become a fully adopted member holding the name, Shaw-Shaw-Wa Be-Na-Se (Falcon).

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Lakotas and the Black Hills: The Struggle for Sacred Ground, The, paper ed

$22.00

The Lakotas and the Black Hills: The Struggle for Sacred Ground is a 238-page history of the people known as the Lakota and their legal struggle for the return of their sacred land, the Black Hills. This book explores the relationship between the Lakota people and the Black Hills, their homeland and spiritual centre; chronicles their fight to preserve it in the face of conflict with white settlers in the nineteenth century; and traces the legal struggle in which the Lakota set out to prove the lands were unjustly taken from them, which included a Supreme Court decision in their favour.

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Turquoise Ledge: A Memoir, The, hardcover ed

$32.50

The Turquoise Ledge: A Memoir is the most recent literary memoir by noted author Leslie Marmon Silko. Part journal, part guide to the environment and to the spiritual, Leslie Marmon Silko takes readers into her world of Tuscon, Arizona and the surrounding desert on her frequent walks along the ledges and arroyos. Her journey explores the interconnectedness of the physical and spiritual worlds, the importance of memory, and the stories of traditional cultures.

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Dragon Castle, hardcover ed

$19.50

Dragon Castle is the 2011 release by prolific Abenaki storyteller and author Joseph Bruchac. In this young adult novel Bruchac turns to his Slovakian ancestry for inspiration for his latest fantasy historical fiction story. Combining humour and fairy-tale elements along with trademark action-filled adventure and elements of traditional stories Bruchac creates engaging characters in this early Middle Ages epic. There are two brothers dealing with the absence of their naive parents, the king and queen, and trying to save their beloved castle of uninvited guests, a horde of military types.

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Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier, paper ed

$18.50

Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier is one of the titles in The Penguin Library of American Indian History written by Timothy Shannon, associate professor of history at Gettysburg College. This accessible volume offers the general reader as well as the historian the opportunity to read a book that looks closely at the Six Nations Iroquois as a competent diplomatic force during the 17th and 18th centuries in early America.

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People of the Whale: A Novel, hardcover ed

$0.00

People of the Whale: A Novel by award-winning Chickasaw wrier offers readers a story about a Vietnam veteran who returns home after the war to find that all has changed. The hero, Thomas W. Just, was raised in a northern Pacific Coast village where his grandfather was a man with great spirital powers. Forced by peer pressure Thomas enlists and finds himself in a wartorn country and far from family and his childhood sweetheart. Thomas has a son with his wife Ruth and also a daughter with a Vietnamese woman.

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Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier, hardcover ed

$25.00

Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier is one of the titles in The Penguin Library of American Indian History written by Timothy Shannon, associate professor of history at Gettysburg College. This accessible volume offers the general reader as well as the historian the opportunity to read a book that looks closely at the Six Nations Iroquois as a competent diplomatic force during the 17th and 18th centuries in early America.

Price: $25.00

Winter in the Blood, reprint, paper ed

$16.00

Winter in the Blood is a novel written by noted author James Welch (1940-2003). This Penguin Classic edition contains the novel with an introduction by Louise Erdrich. First released in 1974, Welch's work stands the test of time and remains one of the must-read novels written by a Native American author. The story is set on the Fort Belknap reservation in Montana and recreates the life of a solitary 32-year-old Blackfoot man. He lives on the reservation but also hangs out at the local bars just off the reservation.

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