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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Torrey House Press 2021
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1197 KEE
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 Interlochen1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970 DVD Trail 2009
Summary: Join the Smithsonian Institution to discover the rich history of native Americans.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 NAT
Call number: DVD 970.004 NAT
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2021
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.04 SOR
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Native Sorell
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.04 SOR
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2021
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: 323.11 JAC
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Michigan Press 1992
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 CLE
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 970.1 CLE
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 970.1 Cleland 1992
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.4 CLE
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.
Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970 BUR
Summary: "A dramatic, riveting, and deeply researched narrative account of the epic struggle for the West during the Civil War, revealing a little-known, vastly important episode in American history. In The Three-Cornered War Megan Kate Nelson reveals the fascinating history of the Civil War in the American West. Exploring the connections among the Civil War, the Indian wars, and western expansion,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019