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Harrison, Sue.

Summary: The story, set in Alaskan prehistory, of three individuals from different tribes who find their destinies intertwined as they fight for survival.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow and Co. 1994

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

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

Harrison, Sue.

Summary: A novel on the early Aleuts of Alaska. The heroine is K'os, a healing woman rendered infertile by a rape. The novel follows her campaign of revenge amid inter-tribal warfare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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

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

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: Omakayas, a seven-year-old Native American girl of the Ojibwa tribe, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in 1847.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HyperionBooks for Children 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ERD

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Erdrich 1999

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION Erd

Burling, Alexis

Summary: Discusses how in 1969, a group of daring Native American activists launched a 19-month takeover of Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay, seeking to highlight the poor living conditions that persisted in Native American communities throughout the country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970 BUR

Jacobs, Wilbur R.

Contents: Indian-white contact: background. The white man's frontier in American history: the impact upon the land and the Indian -- Unsavory sidelights on Colonial trade -- Wampum and the protocol of treaty-making -- White gift-giving: French skills in managing the Indians -- Indian-white contact: frontier conflicts. -- British Indian-white relations: Edmond Atkin's scheme for imperial control -- A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1197 JAC

Atwater, Barbara J.

Summary: "Chulyen, a trickster raven, loses his nose in an embarrassing incident, but vows to get it back. With the help of magic powers, Chulyen devises a caper to retrieve his missing nose, and learns an important lesson along the way."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alaska Northwest Books 2018

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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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 970.004 TRE

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

Summary: Kenai, a young Native American boy who wants to be a man, sets out to take revenge after his older brother is killed by a mother bear protecting her cubs. When Kenai finds himself magically transformed into the creature he hates most, a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps while learning some life lessons. In his quest to return to human form, he is befriended by a talkative bear...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2004

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

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY BRO

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

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

McCarthy, Cormac

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.3 FICTION MCC

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

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: On his 9th birthday, Omri receives a cupboard that magically brings his 3 in. toy Indian Little Bear to life. They bond, embarking on an amazing adventure, until Omri's friend Patrick brings a 6-shooting cowboy to life and the secret is in danger of being revealed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD I

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD IND

Payton, Brian

Summary: "A gripping tale of survival and an epic love story set amid a barren and starkly beautiful landscape during one of the least-known events of World War I, the Japanese occupation of Alaska's Aleutian Islands."--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Pub. 2014

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD Fiction Payton 2014

Kopp, Megan

Summary: Explore the rich worldview of Native North American tribes through their myths and legends. Tales originating from various tribes functioned in a number of important ways: they explained the story of creation, described the relationship of humans to the rest of the universe, and preserved the sacred history of the tribe. In addition, myths and storytelling helped Native Americans pass on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing Company 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 299 KOP

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

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

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: This centuries-spanning novel interweaves the lives of two women: a writer working in the heart of modern academia and a daring young Sioux Indian on an incredible journey in the eighteenth century. The result is a story of courage in the face of the unknown.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

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Kohler, Vincent

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOH

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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Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BUR

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

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

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

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