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Kingsolver, Barbara

Summary: At the end of her rope, Codi Noline returns to her Arizona home to face her ailing father, with whom she has a difficult, distant relationship. There she meets handsome Apache trainman Loyd Peregrina, who tells her, "If you want sweet dreams, you've got to live a sweet life."

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC KIN

Kadohata, Cynthia.

Summary: After twelve-year-old Sumiko and her Japanese-American family are relocated from their flower farm in southern California to an internment camp on a Mojave Indian reservation in Arizona, she helps her family and neighbors, becomes friends with a local Indian boy, and tries to hold on to her dream of owning a flower shop.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2006

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

Nies, Judith

Summary: Describes the darker side of the history of Las Vegas and Black Mesa, Arizona, including the relocation of fifteen thousand Navajo to mine coal for cheap electricity for the Vegas Strip and the precipitous drop in the water level of Lake Mead. An epic struggle over land, water, and power is erupting in the American West and the halls of Washington, DC. It began when a 4,000-square-mile area of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.3135 NIE

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Explains how the animal and human inhabitants of the Sonoran Desert of Arizona, including a mountain lion, a roadrunner, a coyote, a tortoise, and members of the Papago Indian tribe, adapt to and survive the desert's merciless heat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TROPY 0000

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GEO

Lockwood, Frank C. (Frank Cummins)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.3 LOC

Summary: Personal stories and moving archival footage tell the untold story of how Japanese internees were used by the US government to help develop a Native American reservation during World War II. Includes deleted scenes and filmmaker biography.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PAS

Jacoby, Karl

Summary: Predawn, April 30, 1871, a party of Americans, Mexicans, and Tohono O'odham Indians gathered outside an Apache camp in the Arizona borderlands. At first light they struck, murdering nearly 150 Apaches, mostly women and children, in their sleep. In its day, the atrocity, known as the Camp Grant Massacre, generated unparalleled national attention--federal investigations, heated debate in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.8 Jacoby 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.82 JAC

Mapson, Jo-Ann.

Summary: Thirty-four-year-old Chloe Morgan, pregnant with Hank Oliver's child, goes to live with him in his Arizona cabin, but she chafes at the restrictions of her impending motherhood and when she develops a strong attraction to Native American artist Junior Whitebear, she begins to wonder if she is capable of domesticity and fidelity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: FlamingoBooks 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAP

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

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

Martinez-Neal, Juana

Summary: "Explora las maravillas de la Amazonía con Zonia, una niña asháninka, cuyas alegres aventuras en la selva se interrumpen un día por un misterioso y desconcertante descubrimiento." --contraportada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 MAR SPANISH

Momaday, N. Scott

Summary: Exploring such themes as land, language, and identity, Momaday recalls the moving stories of his Kiowa grandfather and Kiowa ancestors, recollects a boyhood spent partly at Jemez Pueblo in New Mexico, and ponders the circumstances of history and Indian-White relations as we inherit them today. Collecting thirty-two essays and articles, The Man Made of Words attempts to fashion a definition of...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOM

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

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

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

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 Set Native America 977.004 Powell 2018

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 Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD POC

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Sorell, Traci

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Too often, Native American history is treated as a finished chapter instead of relevant and ongoing. This companion book to the award-winning We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga offers readers everything they never learned in school about Native American people's past, present, and future. Precise, lyrical writing presents topics including: forced assimilation (such as boarding schools), land...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2021

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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 Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY IND

LeBeau, Patrick Russell

1 hold on 1 copy

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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Summary: Trail of tears : Cherokee legacy: Documents the forced removal in 1838 of the Cherokee Nation from the southeastern United States to Oklahoma. Shows the suffering endured by the Cherokees as they lost their land and the difficult conditions they endured on the trail. Describes how thousands of Cherokees died during the Trail of Tears, nearly a quarter of the nation, including most of their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970 DVD Trail 2009

Erdrich, Louise

Summary: It is 1953. Thomas Wazhashk is the night watchman at the first factory to open near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a prominent Chippewa Council member, trying to understand a new bill that is soon to be put before Congress. The US Government calls it an 'emancipation' bill; but it isn't about freedom - it threatens the rights of Native Americans to their land,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ERD

Campbell, Nicola I

Summary: Shi-shi-etko, a Native American girl, spends the last four days before she goes to residential school learning valuable lessons from her mother, father, and grandmother, and creating precious memories of home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press, [2005] 2005

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAM

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