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Mercer, Abbie

Summary: Bloody sacrifices, disgusting diets, and shocking religious rituals are some of the gruesome aspects of the totally gross history of Mesoamerica. Concise and entertaining, this text covers some of the more nauseating facts about pre-Columbian Mesoamerica (the region spanning Central America). The gruesome details about the Mesoamerican diet, religion, and medicine will shock readers. But beyond...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing's Rosen Central 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972 MER

Coe, Michael D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames & Hudson 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972 COE

Marks, Richard Lee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CORTES MAR

Barghusen, Joan D.

Summary: Discusses the end of the Aztec civilization, including the fragile network of their empire, the arrival of the conquistadors, the Spanish advantages in the areas of weaponry and leadership, the role of Montezuma, and the aftermath of the conflict.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972.02 BAR

Cleland, Charles E.

Summary: For many thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans, Michigan's native peoples, the Anishnabeg, thrived in the forests and along the shores of the Great Lakes. Theirs were cultures in delicate social balance and in economic harmony with the natural order. Rites of Conquest details the struggles of Michigan Indians - the Ojibwa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi, and their neighbors - to maintain...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Michigan Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 CLE
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 970.1 CLE

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 970.1 Cleland 1992

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.4 CLE

Cobb, Daniel M.

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

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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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

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 970.004 TRE

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

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Phillips, Charles

Summary: Aztec & Maya: The Complete Illustrated History uncovers the rise and fall of the many different empires of Mexico and Central America--their political and military campaign, their legends and myths, and their art, architecture and social history. Ground plans and detailed photographs explore over 20 magnificent and vitally important World Heritage sites, including Teotihuacán, Tenochtitlán,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Books 2008

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Lajimodiere, Denise K.

Summary: Education professor Denise Lajimodiere's interest in American Indian boarding school survivors stories evolved from recording her father and other family members speaking of their experiences. The journey to record survivors stories led her through the Dakotas and Minnesota and into the personal and private space of boarding school survivors. While there, she heard stories that they had never...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Dakota State University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.829 LAJ

Le Clézio, J.-M. G. (Jean-Marie Gustave)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.018 LEC

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