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Native Recognition
Native Recognition (December 2012)
Indigenous Cinema and the Western
Joanna Hearne - Author

Offers a new interpretation of the century-long relationship between the Western film genre and Native American filmmaking.

In Native Recognition, Joanna Hearne persuasively argues for the central role of Indigenous image-making in the history of American cinema. Across the twentieth and into the twenty-first centuries, Indigenous peoples have been involved in cinema as performers, directors, writers, co...(Read More)
 
 
Roving Mariners
Roving Mariners (December 2012)
Australian Aboriginal Whalers and Sealers in the Southern Oceans, 1790–1870
Lynette Russell - Author

A comprehensive history of Australian Aboriginal whaling and sealing.

For most Australian Aboriginal people, the impact of colonialism was blunt—dispossession, dislocation, disease, murder, and missionization. Yet there is another story of Australian history that has remained untold, a story of enterprise and entrepreneurship, of Aboriginal people seizing the opportunity to profit from life at sea as whale...(Read More)
 
 
Tuscarora
Tuscarora (December 2012)
A History
Anthony F. C. Wallace - Author

The definitive history of the Tuscaroras and their return to western New York.

Tuscarora is the comprehensive history of the small Iroquois Indian reservation community just north of Niagara Falls in western New York. The Tuscaroras consider themselves to be a sovereign nation, independent of the United States and the State of New York. They have preserved a system of social organization and ideal pub...(Read More)
 
 
Papers of the Fortieth Algonquian Conference
Papers of the Fortieth Algonquian Conference (October 2012)
Actes du Congrès des Algonquinistes
Karl S. Hele - Editor
J. Randolph Valentine - Editor

Papers of the fortieth Algonquian Conference held at the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities in October 2008.

For nearly half a century, the papers of the Algonquian Conference have served as the primary source of peer-reviewed scholarship addressing topics related to the languages and societies of Algonquian peoples. Contributions, which are peer-reviewed submissions presented at the annual conference, represe...(Read More)
 
 
Amskapi Pikuni
Amskapi Pikuni (August 2012)
The Blackfeet People
Clark Wissler - Author
Alice Beck Kehoe - Author
Stewart E. Miller - with the collaboration of

A contemporary history of one of the best-known American Indian nations.

Written in collaboration with Blackfoot tribal historians and educators, Amskapi Pikuni portrays a strong native nation fighting for two centuries against domination by Anglo invaders. The Blackfeet endured bungling, corrupt, and drunken agents; racist schoolteachers; and a federal Indian Bureau that failed to disburse millions of d...(Read More)
 
 
Strong Hearts, Native Lands
Strong Hearts, Native Lands (June 2012)
The Cultural and Political Landscape of Anishinaabe Anti-Clearcutting Activism
Anna J. Willow - Author

Uplifting account of the struggle between the Grassy Narrows First Nation and the Canadian logging industry.

In December 2002 members of the Grassy Narrows First Nation blocked a logging road to impede the movement of timber industry trucks and equipment within their 2,500-square-mile traditional territory. The Grassy Narrows blockade went on to become the longest-standing protest of its type in Canadian history....(Read More)
 
 
Conversations with Remarkable Native Americans
Conversations with Remarkable Native Americans (March 2012)
Joëlle Rostkowski - Author

Entertaining and enlightening interviews with some of today’s most important Native Americans.

In these lively and informative interviews, skillfully contextualized in a national and international sociopolitical perspective, noted ethnohistorian Joëlle Rostkowski brings to light major developments in the Native American experience over the last thirty years. Overcoming hardships they have e...(Read More)
 
 
Red Ink
Red Ink (March 2012)
Native Americans Picking Up the Pen in the Colonial Period
Drew Lopenzina - Author

Reexamines the writings of early indigenous authors in the northeastern United States.

The Native peoples of colonial New England were quick to grasp the practical functions of Western literacy. Their written literary output was composed to suit their own needs and expressed views often in resistance to the agendas of the European colonists they were confronted with. Red Ink is an engaging retelling of A...(Read More)
 
 
Becoming an Ancestor
Becoming an Ancestor (November 2011)
The Isthmus Zapotec Way of Death
Anya Peterson Royce - Author

A striking look at the death rituals of an indigenous community in North America.

Powerful and beautifully written, this is the story of the Isthmus Zapotecs of southern Mexico and their unbroken chain of ancestors and collective memory over the generations. Mortuary beliefs and actions are collective and pervasive in ways not seen in the United States, a resonant deep structure across many domains of Zapotec culture.

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Maurice Kenny
Maurice Kenny (November 2011)
Celebrations of a Mohawk Writer
Penelope Myrtle Kelsey - Editor
Joseph Bruchac - Foreword by

2012 Best Critical Book Award presented by Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers

Explores the work of Maurice Kenny, a pivotal figure in American Indian literature from the 1950s to the present.

This collection explores the broad range of works by Mohawk writer Maurice Kenny (1929–), a pivotal figure in American Indian literature from the 1950s t...(Read More)
 
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