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Hamilton, Steve

Summary: "When a young woman from the Ojibwa tribe asks McKnight for shelter from her violent boyfriend, McKnight agrees. But after letting her stay in one of his cabins, he finds her gone the next morning. His search for her brings on a host of suspects, bruising encounters, and a thickening web of crime, all obscured by the relentless whiplash of brutal snowstorms. From the secret world of the Ojibwa...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

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

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

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

Walks-as-bear, David.

Summary: Ely Stone returns to the wilds of Upper Michigan. A jaded and wounded warrier, he accepts a job as his tribes special agent and sets off to trouble shoot the ominous Muskcrat Island. He finds love in the form of a beautiful girl, but things only go badly from there. Chinese agents, an old Russian spy and secretive US Air Force operatives are all after something on the island; and the former...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blade Edge Press 2002

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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

Treuer, David

1 hold on 3 copies

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

Erdrich, Louise

4 holds on 1 copy

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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Lewis, Kenneth E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.3 LEW

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

Summary: In this first-ever anthology of Indigenous science fiction, Grace Dillon collects some examples of the craft, with contributions by Native American, First Nations, Aboriginal Australian, and New Zealand Maori authors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Arizona Press 2012

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Boulley, Angeline

5 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Eighteen-year-old Daunis Fontaine has never quite fit in, both in her hometown and on the nearby Ojibwe reservation. She dreams of a fresh start at college, but when family tragedy strikes, Daunis puts her future on hold to look after her fragile mother. The only bright spot is meeting Jamie, the charming new recruit on her brother Levi's hockey team. Yet even as Daunis falls for Jamie, she...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Martinez-Neal, Juana

1 hold on 1 copy

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

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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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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: 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

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

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

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

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

Erdrich, Louise.

1 hold on 5 copies

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

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

Benton-Banai, Edward

Summary: Recounts the legends, customs, and history of the Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2010

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Thomas, Newton G. (Newton George)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI Fiction Thomas 1998

Ewing, Wallace K.

Contents: Foreword -- Author's notes -- Place and time -- Furs, bibles, and time -- Leaders of the bands -- Deserted villages -- Potawatomis v. The United States -- The Circle continues -- Directory of Native Americans in Footprints -- Directory of Non-Native Americans in Footprints.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.377464 Ewing

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