'Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Indigenous Life' is a compelling history of the role of government-sponsored policy that lead to the overwhelming loss of life of Indigenous People of the Plains region from the late 1700s to the late 1800s. This is the new edition of the 2013 work with the title 'Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life (ISBN 9780889773400).
In the Shadow of Kinzua: The Seneca Nation of Indians Since World War ll by Laurence M Hauptman, SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History, is an important study based on Hauptman’s forty years of archival research as well as numerous interviews with Senecas shows that these historically resilient Haudenosaunee people adapted in spite of the environmental, economic, and cultural disaster. Kinzua Dam has cast a long shadow on Seneca life since World War II.
Negotiating the Deal: Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements in Canada provides a political science-framed analysis of the factors that explain both completed and incomplete treaty negotiations between First Nations, the Inuit in Quebec and the federal, provincial, and territorial governments of Canada.
Living with Animals: Ojibwe Spirit Powers is a 2014 publication by philosophy professor Michael Pomedli, University of Saskatchewan. He examines the roles of animals such as bears, owls, otters, thunderbirds, and water creatures in the spirituality, healing, and protection of Ojibwe in the 19th century. This study over 100 images from oral and written sources – including birch bark scrolls, rock art, stories, games, and dreams – in which these animals appear as kindred beings, spirit powers, healers, and protectors.
In Indigenous Women, Work, and History, historian Mary Jane Logan McCallum rejects both of these long-standing conventions by presenting case studies of Indigenous domestic servants, hairdressers, community health representatives, and nurses working in “modern Native ways” between 1940 and 1980.
Ojibwe History and Culture is the 2013 publication in the Native American Library Series from Gareth Stevens Publishing. This 48-page information book offers students from grades 5 to 8 basic and accurate information about the Ojibwe in the United States and Canada. Organized in five chapters the book begins with Land and Origins. This two-page spread explains the origin or creation story, names, and geographic location. The remaining chapters cover History; Traditional Way of Life; Ojibwe Life Today; and Current Ojibwe Issues.
The Tonawanda Senecas' Heroic Battle Against Removal: Conservative Activist Indians by SUNY Distinguished Professor of History at SUNY New Paltz Lawrence Hauptman is the result of over forty years of archival and field research about the Haudenosaunee community known as Tonawanda. The remarkable story of the Tonawanda Senecas in the face of overwhelming odds is the centerpiece of this landmark community study.
In In the Light of Justice: The Rise of Human Rights in Native America & the UN Declaration, Walter Echo-Hawk explains how the harm historically inflicted on the Indigenous peoples in the United States still commands attention because of the ongoing affects of the past on conditions today.