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Cobb, Daniel M.

Summary: Join the Smithsonian Institution to discover the rich history of native Americans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 NAT
Call number: DVD 970.004 NAT

Powell, Marie

Summary: "The Plains region stretches across the Midwest from Canada to Texas. Traditional Stories of the Plains Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Lakota, Cree, and Siksika. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 977.004 Sets Powell 2018

Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar

Summary: "This edition of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca'a Relacion offers readers Rolena Adorno and Patrick Charles Pautz's celebrated translation of Cabeza de Vaca's account of the 1527 Panfilo de Narvaez expedition to North America. The dramatic narrative tells the story of some of the first Europeans and the first-known African to encounter the North American wilderness and its Native inhabitants. It is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970 NUN

Bell, Samantha

Summary: The California region covers the coastal and inland areas of what is now the state of California. Traditional Stories of the California Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Maidu, Chumash, and Hupa. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. -- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.208 Sets Bell 2018

Summary: "Third Coast Atlas: Prelude to a Plan describes the conditions for urbanization across the Great Lakes region. It assembles a multi-layered, empirical description of urbanization processes within the drainage basins of the five Great Lakes and the Saint Lawrence River. This thick description encompasses a range of representational forms including maps, plans, diagrams, timelines, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Actar 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 912 THI

Summary: Documents the Native American struggle against European settlers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GRE

Mooney, Carla

Summary: "The Great Basin and Plateau region covers a vast inland area of the western United States and Canada. Traditional Stories of the Great Basin and Plateau Nationsfeatures stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Nez Percé, Yakama, and Paiute. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Stacks, Call number: J 398.208 Sets Mooney 2018

Parmenter, Jon.

Summary: Drawing on archival and published documents in several languages, archaeological data, and Iroquois oral traditions, The Edge of the Woods explores the ways in which spatial mobility represented the geographic expression of Iroquois social, political, and economic priorities. By reconstructing the late precolonial Iroquois settlement landscape and the paths of human mobility that constructed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.01 PAR

Yasuda, Anita

Summary: "The Northwest Coast region covers the strip of land along the Pacific coast of Canada and the northern United States. Traditional Stories of the Northwest Coast Nationsfeatures stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Haida, Quileute, and Lummi. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.208 Sets Yasuda 2018

Bell, Samantha

Summary: "The Southwest region covers the dry, inland areas of what are now Arizona, New Mexico, and southwest Texas. Traditional Stories of the Southwest Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Navajo, Zuni, and Apache. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.208 Sets Bell 2018

Thong, Roseanne

Summary: Rhyming text details the rituals and traditions of the Latin American holiday, including decorating altars, visiting graves, and dressing up for the parade.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.2 THO

Dolin, Eric Jay.

Summary: Traces the rise and fall of the American fur industry, beginning with Dutch traders in the early 1600s through the conservation movement in the late nineteenth century and explains how the animal skin trade damaged the lives of Native Americans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381.45685 DOL

Yasuda, Anita

Summary: "Introduces the main native nations of the United States' northwestern coast, including the Tlingit, Nuu-chah-nulth, Makah, Haida, Chinook, Nisga'a, Puyallup, and Tsimshian nations. The nations' historical significance, cultural highlights, and contemporary life are all examined through respectful text and well-chosen photos. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.5 YAS

Summary: Overview: Offering insight into the arts of Great Lakes Native nations, this collection of stories, songs, poetry, speeches, autobiographies, and fiction, spans the centuries from deep past to the present. Elders, war chiefs, religious leaders, and contemporary artists share stories of the creation, stars, animals, heroes, and monsters, along with narratives of hunting, fishing, food-gathering,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladyslipper 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398 BRE

Summary: Antiquity, period art and lost civilizations in pre-hispanic South America are analysed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 980.01 LOS
Call number: DVD 980.01 LOS

Summary: Director Oliver Stone visits seven presidents in five countries in South America to gain some understanding about the political and social ideas and the revolutions, and to clear up how people view them. Includes interviews with Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, Argentinean president Cristina Kirchner, Cuban president Raul Castro.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Libre Studio 2010

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SOU

Childs, Craig

Summary: "From the author of Apocalyptic Planet, an unsparing, vivid, revelatory travelogue through prehistory that traces the arrival of the First People in North America twenty thousand years ago and the artifacts that enable us to imagine their lives and fates. Scientists squabble over the locations and dates for human arrival in the New World. The first explorers were few, encampments fleeting. At...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.7 CHI

Emminizer, Theresa

Summary: "Almost 20,000 years ago, Earth's climate began to warm. Because of the changing temperatures, a miles-thick ice sheet started to shift. As the ice sheet moved, it carved deep pits in the land and left water in its wake. This melted ice filled the new cavities. This is the story of America's Great Lakes: Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario. Enriched with stunning photographs and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.31 EMM

Levitt, Paul M.

Summary: "Wherever stories are told, in whatever language, life and death hold center stage, along with pain and glee, mystery and magic, fools and foes, deceit and decency. This book has them all. Here, in embellishments upon the folklore of Native American tribes from the Pacific Northwest, are tales that seek to explain the world, dispel its darkness, and celebrate its light. So, meet a sorcerer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398 LEV

Finger, Charles Joseph

Summary: "Atmospheric woodcuts illustrate this Newbery Award-winning collection of 19 South American folktales. Charles J. Finger heard the tales firsthand from native storytellers, whose fables of talking animals, witches, giants, and ordinary people in supernatural settings provide remarkable insights into regional values and culture. The first of the stories, "A Tale of Three Tails," tells of an age...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.2 FIN

Mooney, Carla

Summary: Provides twenty-two step-by-step projects to help readers learn about the explorers that discovered America and their voyages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2011

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White, Richard

Summary: "An acclaimed book and widely acknowledged classic, The Middle Ground steps outside the simple stories of Indian-white relations - stories of conquest and assimilation and stories of cultural persistence. It is, instead, about a search for accommodation and common meaning. It tells how Europeans and Indians met, regarding each other as alien, as other, as virtually nonhuman, and how between...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.004 WHI

Summary: Ancient wisdom and modern science are combined to shed light on who were America's first people.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV NAT

Lehrburger, Carl

Summary: "The real history of the New World and the visitors, from both East and West, who traveled to the Americas long before 1492. Provides more than 300 photographs and drawings, including Celtic runes in New England, Gaelic inscriptions in Colorado, and Asian symbols in the West. Reinterprets many archaeological finds, such as the Ohio Serpent Mound. Reveals Celtic, Hebrew, Roman, early Christian,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bear & Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.1 LEH