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Enss, Chris

Summary: Colorado Territory in 1864 wasn't merely the wild west, it was a land in limbo while the Civil War raged in the east and politics swirled around its potential admission to the union. The territorial governor, John Evans, had ambitions on the national stage should statehood occur--and he was joined in those ambitions by a local pastor and erstwhile Colonel in the Colorado militia, John...

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Publisher / Publication Date: TwoDot 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 ENS

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970 NUN

Tingle, Tim

Summary: Ten-year-old ghost Isaac is following his Choctaw people as they relocate to Indian Territory, but when he discovers that he can time travel, he heads back to 1824 to Washington DC where Choctaw Chief Pushmataha was betrayed by Andrew Jackson.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The RoadRunner Press 2018

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

Keeler, Jacqueline.

Summary: "Native young people and elders pray in sweat lodges at the Océti Sakówin camp, the North Dakota landscape outside blanketed in snow. In Oregon, white men and women in army surplus and western gear, some draped in the American flag, gather in the buildings of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge. The world witnessed two standoffs in 2016: the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's protest against an oil pipeline...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Torrey House Press 2021

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 MAR SPANISH

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Michigan Press 1992

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2 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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.4 CLE

Jacobs, Margaret D.

Summary: "A necessary reckoning with America's troubled history of injustice to Indigenous people, After One Hundred Winters confronts the harsh truth that the United States was founded on the violent dispossession of Indigenous people and asks what reconciliation might mean in light of this haunted history. In this timely and urgent book, settler historian Margaret Jacobs tells the stories of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2021

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Summary: "Yellowstone is no ordinary wilderness, it is the world's first national park, a lost world of vast plains and endless forests defended on all sides by towering mountains, home to America's last great bison herds, the grizzly bear and realm of the wolf ... Join the charismatic cast of Yellowstone's wildlife as they turn to face the extreme challenges of the seasons ... The daily struggles of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD YEL

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 1985

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

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...

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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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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

Sorell, Traci

Summary: Because she has been very ill and weak, River cannot join in the dancing at this year's tribal powwow, she can only watch from the sidelines as her sisters and cousins dance the celebration--but as the drum beats she finds the faith to believe that she will recover and dance again.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2022

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Gioia, Robyn.

Contents: The world in 1565 -- Uncharted lands -- Spain in the 1560s -- Florida in the 1560s -- The Timucua, St. Augustine's Native Americans -- The founding of St. Augustine, 1565 -- Day of thanksgiving -- The site today -- Cocido (Spanish stew).

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pineapple Press 2006

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Roberts, David

Summary: "A personal and historical exploration of the Bears Ears country and the fight to save a national monument. The Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah, created by President Obama in 2016 and eviscerated by President Trump in 2017, contains morearchaeological sites than any other region in the United States. It's also a spectacularly beautiful landscape, a mosaic of sandstone canyons...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.2 ROB

Summary: From the Publisher: Women lighthouse keepers, fur traders, cooks on sailing vessels, missionaries, and fearless travelers all wrote of their lives on the Great Lakes, both publicly and in quiet testimonies such as letters, logbooks, and diaries. Their narratives, which span the centuries from 1789 to the present, are now collected in this anthology. Compiled in response to historical accounts...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ladyslipper Press 2000

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1 available in Local Author, Call number: 977 WOM
1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977 WOM

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Native America 977.004 Powell 2018

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2009

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Museum of the American Indian 2000

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2 available in Magazine, Call number: 2022-Spring
Call number: 2022-Summer

Summary: "500 Nations is an eight-part documentary that looks back at life in North America before the arrival of the Europeans, then follows the epic struggles of Indian Nations as the continent is reshaped by contact"--Booklet.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FIV

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing Company 2013

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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

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