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Gibson, Karen Bush.

Summary: Examines the history and culture of Native Americans, with activities ranging from deciphering Navajo codes from World War II to making jerky.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zephyr 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.004 GIB

McNeese, Tim

Summary: For thousands of years, before the arrival of Christopher Columbus and the Europeans, the vast American landscape was home to millions of Native Americans, whose ancestors still remain on the land today. They formed a wide variety of regional cultures, dotting the unspoiled environs stretching from the stark, red rock formations of the Southwest to the thick forestlands of the Northeast....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing Group 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.004 MCN
1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 970.004 MCN

Ortiz, Simon J.

Summary: "The People Shall Continue was originally published in 1977. It is a story of Indigenous peoples of the Americas, specifically in the U.S., as they endeavor to live on lands they have known to be their traditional homelands from time immemorial. Even though the prairies, mountains, valleys, deserts, river bottomlands, forests, coastal regions, swamps and other wetlands across the nation are not...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Book Press, an imprint of Lee & Low Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.004 ORT

Treuer, Anton

Summary: A "book of questions and answers for Native and non-Native young readers alike. Ranging from 'Why is there such a fuss about nonnative people wearing Indian costumes for Halloween?' to 'Why is it called a traditional Indian fry bread taco?' to 'What's it like for Natives who don't look Native?' to 'Why are Indians so often imagined rather than understood?' and beyond, [this book] does exactly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Levine Querido 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw.

Summary: Provides a review of the bond between Native Americans and buffalos throughout history and examines how European settlers disrupted nature's balance and nearly caused the extinction of an animal so highly respected by the native tribes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 978.004 Pat

Hakim, Joy.

Summary: Presents the history of the Native Americans from earliest times through the arrival of the first Europeans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Clare, John D.

Summary: Find out about these intriguing cultures that flourished for hundreds of year before the arrival of the white man.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's Educational Series 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 970.004 CLA

Sorell, Traci

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "A group of Native American kids from different tribes presents twelve historical and contemporary time periods, struggles, and victories to their classmates, each ending with a powerful refrain: we are still here"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.04 SOR

Yellowhorn, Eldon

Summary: Traces the history of the indigenous populations of the Americas after the arrival of Europeans, discussing how different civilizations faced disease, war, broken promises, and forced assimilation to keep their cultures alive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.004 YEL

Summary: Learn about Native American people, their transportation, what they did for a living, their home, and their ceremonies and rituals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1995

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 970.004 NAT

Naber, Therese

Summary: "Introduces the main native nations of the California area, including the Hupa, Yurok, Pomo, Pit River, Miwok, Yokuts, Chumash, Cahuilla, and Luiseno nations. The nations' historical significance, cultural highlights, and contemporary life are all examined through respectful text and well-chosen photos. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative sidebars, detailed maps, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.4 NAB

Broker, Ignatia.

Summary: In the accounts of the lives of several generations of Ojibway people in Minnesota is much information about their history and culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minnesota Historical Society Press 1983

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.08997 BRO

Schonberg, Marcia.

Summary: Discusses the traditions, clothing, food, tools, and current status of the different tribes of Native Americans who made their home in what became the state of Michigan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2004

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Krasner, Barbara

Summary: "Introduces the main native nations of the northeastern United States, including the Abenaki, Haudenosaunee, Lenape, Nattagansett, Ojibwe, Pequot, Powhatan, and Wampanoag nations. The nations' historical significance, cultural highlights, and contemporary life are all examined through respectful text and well-chosen photos. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974 KRA

Powell, Marie

Summary: "Introduces the main native nations of the arctic and subarctic regions, including the Inuit, Yup'ik, Unangan, Northern Athabaskan, Innu, Cree, Ojibwe, and Atikamekw nations. The nations' historical significance, cultural highlights, and contemporary life are all examined through respectful text and well-chosen photos. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative sidebars,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kalman, Bobbie.

Summary: How did the plains nations benefit from the buffalo? How did they use other animals to make warm clothing for winter? This illustrated dictionary introduces the way of life of the early Native peoples who lived on the Great Plains. Themes include: homes, food, clothing, transportation, and hunting techniques.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.04 KAL

Bailey, Katharine

Summary: Radisson and des Groseilliers were French explorers and fur traders. Their discoveries led to the creation of the Hudson Bay Company, Canada's oldest corporation and one of the oldest merchant companies in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 971.01 BAI

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

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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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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