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Harjo, Joy

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: A stunning new volume from the first Native American Poet Laureate of the United States, informed by her tribal history and connection to the land

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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Bolden, Tonya.

Summary: Recounts the story of the 1914 disappearance of eleven-year-old Sarah Rector, an African American who was part of the Creek Indian people and whose land had made her wealthy, and what it reveals about race, money, and American society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N Abrams Inc 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 REC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Rector 2014

Enss, Chris

Summary: Colorado Territory in 1864 wasn't merely the wild west, it was a land in limbo while the Civil War raged in the east and politics swirled around its potential admission to the union. The territorial governor, John Evans, had ambitions on the national stage should statehood occur--and he was joined in those ambitions by a local pastor and erstwhile Colonel in the Colorado militia, John...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TwoDot 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 ENS

Sonneborn, Liz.

Summary: Meet the Creek Indians and learn about their establishment in America, their traditions and their values.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.3 SON

Stone, Amy

Summary: Discusses the history, survival, religion, culture, social development, and modern world of the Muscogee, whose confederation was named Creek Indians by the Europeans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.3 STO

Treuer, David

Summary: The received idea of Native American history -- as promulgated by books like Dee Brown's 1970 mega-bestselling Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee -- has been that American Indian history essentially ended with the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. Not only did one hundred fifty Sioux die at the hands of the U. S. Cavalry, but Native civilization did as well. Growing up Ojibwe on a reservation in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 970.004 TRE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 TRE

Thorne, Tanis C.

Summary: When the Cushing Oil Field was discovered in Oklahoma in 1911, Jackson Barnett, an illiterate Creek Indian, began receiving large royalties. When he was declared incompetent, and later eloped and moved to Los Angeles, it led to years of court cases and congressional investigations into mismanagement by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.1 BAR

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

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

Heidler, David Stephen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Louisiana State University Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.54 HEI

LeBeau, Patrick Russell

Summary: Rethinking Michigan Indian History is a teaching tool that honors the Chippewa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi and the twelve federally recognized tribes of Michigan by recognizing their role and place in Michigan history--exploring what most people know (or do not know) about them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 LEB

Tademy, Lalita

Summary: Buying his freedom after serving as a translator during the American Indian wars, Cow Tom builds a remarkable life and legacy that is sustained by his courageous granddaughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAD

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAD

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TAD

Nardo, Don

Summary: Describes the events in Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey," from the causes of the Trojan War to the legendary Greek and Trojan characters, the end of the war, and Odysseus's harrowing journey home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 292.13 NAR

Dwyer, Helen.

Summary: Offers an overview of the past and present lives of the Cree Indians, covering their customs, beliefs, and government.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Pub. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.3 DWY

Felver, Christopher

Summary: Christopher Felver's Tending the Fire celebrates the poets and writers who represent the wide range of Native American voices in literature today. In these commanding portraits, Felver's distinctive visual signature and unobtrusive presence capture each artist's strength, integrity, and character. Accompanying each portrait is a handwritten poem or prose piece that helps reveal the origin of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of New Mexico Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 FEL

Fowler, William M.

Summary: On May 28, 1754, a group of militia and Indians led by 22-year-old major George Washington surprised a camp of sleeping French soldiers near present-day Pittsburgh. The brief but deadly exchange of fire that ensued, in Horace Walpole's memorable phrase, "set the world on fire." The resulting French and Indian War in North America escalated into a global conflict fought across Europe, Africa,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.26 FOW

Summary: Pocahontas, the young daughter of Chief Powhatan, wonders what adventures await just around the riverbend. She is joined by her playful pals, raccoon Meeko and hummingbird Flit. A chance meeting with Captain Smith leads to a friendship that will change history, as the Native Americans and English settlers learn to live together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD POC

Smith, William Jay

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Curbstone Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 SMI

Smith, Cynthia Leitich.

Summary: Jenna, a member of the Muscogee, or Creek, Nation, borrows jingles from the dresses of several friends and relatives so that she can perform the jingle dance at the powwow. Includes a note about the jingle dance tradition and its regalia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow Junior Books 2000

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Summary: Explore one of the most powerful and defining chapters in American history. This powerful epic adventure unfolds as told through the struggles, triumphs, and heartaches of two families as they journey in search of the American dream. The Wheelers venture west from Virginia in 1825, while the Lakota tribe grapples with the arrival of white settlers; the story continues over the next 65 years,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV INT

Schmidt, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SCH

Markel, Howard

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "John Harvey Kellogg was one of America's most beloved physicians; a best-selling author, lecturer, and health-magazine publisher; founder of the Battle Creek Sanitarium; and patron saint of the pursuit of wellness. His youngest brother, Will, was the founder of the Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company, which revolutionized the mass production of food and what we eat for breakfast. In The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MAR

Bangs, Jeremy Dupertuis

Summary: Transcriptions of more than four hundred Native American land conveyances from Plymouth Colony court records are now accessible to researchers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.373 Bangs

Fagan, Brian M.

Summary: Summary: A compelling account of pre-Columbian America covering topics such as history and mythology, archaeology and ethnography, all in a magnificient narrative of the rise and fall of America's ancient civilizations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames and Hudson 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Homer

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 883.01 HOM