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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Runestone Press 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.1 WE

Waldman, Carl.

Summary: A collection of brief biographical sketches of the Indians and non-Indians who influenced Native American history through 1900.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Facts on File 1990

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

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: Biographies of six Western Indian chiefs who led their people in a historic moment of crisis, when a decision had to be made about fighting or cooperating with the white pioneers encroaching on their grounds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1987

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 FRE

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 FRE

Crytzer, Brady.

Summary: Through the life of Guyasuta, one of the period's most influential figures, the book traces how American Indians were affected by the wars leading to American Independence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 CRY

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

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

Gourley, Catherine

Summary: A biography of the Osage Indian ballerina whose love of dance took her from a life on a reservation to a career on the stage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET TALLCHIEF

Holler, Anne.

Summary: Discusses the life of Pocahontas and her role as peacemaker between the Powhatan tribes and the settlers of Jamestown.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 1993

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 975 HOL

Krensky, Stephen.

Summary: Wanting to prove her bravery to the boys, Sacagawea is upset when she is left behind on the hunt, yet while gathering wood with her grandmother, an encounter with a rattlesnake proves her courage and earns her the respect she has longed to have.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2002

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE KRE

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1998

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

Fradin, Dennis B.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: A brief biography of Sacagawea, the Shoshoni woman who accompanied explorers Lewis and Clark on their expedition in the early 1800s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2002

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SAC

McLeese, Don.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A biography of Sacagawea, the Shoshoni Indian woman who played an important role in guiding the Lewis and Clark expedition through the Northwest Territory of the United States in 1805-1806.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rourke Pub. LLC 2003

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Bland, Celia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House 1995

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB PONTIAC BLA

Marcovitz, Hal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB SACAGAWEA MAR

Rappaport, Doreen

Summary: "A picturebook biography of Wilma Mankiller, the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney, Hyperion 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAN

Summary: This original, eight-part series on four volumes, documents the history of American Indian achievement, its defining role in the growth of the country, and its influence on current events. The series highlights the many contributions of American Indians that have influenced and shaped the history of the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by Ambrose Video Publishing 2008

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

Alexie, Sherman

Summary: Presents a literary memoir of poems, essays, and intimate family photos that reflect on the author's complicated relationship with his mother and his disadvantaged childhood on a Native American reservation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALEXIE, SHERMAN ALE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Alexie 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B ALEXIE ALE

Johansen, Bruce E. (Bruce Elliott)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 1997

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

Crying Wind.

Summary: "Artist--frelance writer--lecturer--Crying Wind gives insights into American Indian culture and the cultural barriers an Indian must hurdle when he accepts Christ."--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House 1980

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 970 CRY

Metaxas, Eric.

Summary: A biography of the Patuxet Indian who, after his capture, escape, and return to his childhood home, helped the Pilgrims establish the colony of Plymouth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rabbit Ears Books 1996

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.2 Metaxes 1996

Isbell, Hannah

Summary: Discusses the life of a Wampanoag Indian who, after living in England and Spain, returned to New England in 1619 and befriended the Pilgrims when they settled in Plymouth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SQU

McMurtry, Larry.

Summary: A biography which looks back across more than 120 years at the life and death of the great Sioux warrior Crazy Horse, who became a reluctant leader at the battle of Little Big Horn and remains a mythic figure in American history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lipper/Viking Book 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CRAZY HORSE MCM

Tallchief, Maria.

Summary: Ballerina Maria Tallchief describes her childhood on an Osage reservation, the development of her love of dance, and her rise to success in that field.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 TAL

Waldman, Carl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Facts on File 2001

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

Summary: "These are the stories, poems and images that echo the lives of contemporary American Indians living in Michigan. The contributors' narratives and art address themes of the land, the lakes, family, the search for center, ideas of time and the past, communalism and our Native communities on and off reservation homelands, along with story-telling, Indian education, the Michigan urban Indian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northern Michigan University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 CHA

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