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Martinez-Neal, Juana

Summary: Enjoying days spent with animal friends near her home in the Amazon, young Zonia wonders what to do on a day when the rainforest calls out to her for help, in a lushly illustrated story that is complemented by back matter about the Asháninka community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAR

Campbell, David G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 981 CAM

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

Summary: Featuring Native American art and culture, this award-winning quarterly magazine engages its readers with diverse articles about the fascinating and often overlooked histories of American Indian nations and the contemporary challenges facing Native peoples across the Western Hemisphere. From Alaska's Native villages to the Andean communities of South America, American Indian tells inspiring and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Magazines - previous years, Call number: 2023-Fall
1 available in Magazine, Call number: 2023-Winter

Roanhorse, Rebecca

Summary: "The great city of Tova is shattered. The sun is held within the smothering grip of the Crow God's eclipse, but a comet that marks the death of a ruler and heralds the rise of a new order is imminent. The Meridian: a land where magic has been codified and the worship of gods suppressed. How do you live when legends come to life, and the faith you had is rewarded? As sea captain Xiala is swept...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2022

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ROA

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Roanhorse

Summary: History reports that the mighty Inca were swiftly wiped out by a small band of Conquistadors, but new evidence is being unearthed that may help rewrite history. Uncovered remains of those who died in battle along with recently discovered documents suggest that even after forming military alliances with thousands of Indian mercenaries, it took the Spanish many years to defeat the Inca Empire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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Malkuri (Musical group)

Contents: Forestero (3:05) / San Juanito-Ecuador -- Aeroplano (3:29) / San Juanito-Ecuador -- Condor pasa (4:21) / traditional-Andino -- Tabacundeña (3:26) / traditional Ecuador -- Picaflor (3:13) / Bomba-Ecuador -- Carnaval de oruro (3:03) / traditional Bolivia -- Huaycupungo (3:00) / San Juanito-Ecuador -- Buenaventura (4:09) / San Juanero-Colombia -- Yurac sisa (3:55) / San Juanito-Ecuador -- Esta...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Soundings World Music 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/SOUTH AMERICAN MAL

Vasco, Irene

Summary: "A young teacher eager to change her students' lives with her books. An indigenous community with its own stories to share. And a great and dangerous serpent not to be underestimated. Set along the Amazon River, this stunningly illustrated story will spark lasting conversations about cross-cultural relationships, the importance of oral storytelling, and what it means to be a lifelong...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE VAS

Summary: The story of 14 year-old Basilio Vargas and his 12 year-old brother Bernardino as they work in the sixteenth century Bolivian silver mines of Cerro Rico (Potosí). Cerro Rico miners believe that Satan, as represented by hundreds of statues constructed in the mines, determines whether they live or die there.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run/Icarus Films [distributor] 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DEV

Davis, Wade.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2004

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 981 DAV

Van Laan, Nancy.

Summary: A rhyming retelling of an Indian folktale from Brazil about tiny, playful monkeys and why they have no place to call home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 VAN

Summary: A powerful epic about a man of the sword and a man of the cloth who unite to shield a South American Indian tribe from brutal subjegation by 18th-century colonial empires.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Mission

Allende, Isabel.

Summary: When fifteen-year-old Alexander Cold accompanies his individualistic grandmother on an expedition to find a humanoid Beast in the Amazon, he experiences ancient wonders and a supernatural world as he tries to avert disaster for the Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rayo 2002

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH ALL

McDermott, Gerald.

Summary: All the birds enjoy the song-like flute music of Jabuti, the tortoise, except Vulture who, jealous because he cannot sing, tricks Jabuti into riding his back toward a festival planned by the King of Heaven.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WLD Culture McDermott 2001

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Recent stunning discoveries are exploding the myth of the Amazon as a primeval wilderness, revealing traces of ancient civilizations that flourished there for centuries. Dense settlements indicate populations in the millions, supported by sophisticated agricultural systems, while huge geometric earthworks and roadways bear witness to complex religious ideas and social networks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ANC

Yuyariwai (Musical group)

Contents: Cóndor pasa (De los Andes) -- Yuyarina (Sanjuanito) -- Soy pobre (Sanjuanito) -- Sicuri (Bolivia) -- Tahuantinsuyo (Tinku) -- Sumac sultira (Sanjuanito) -- Ilusion (Sanjuanito) -- Traicionera (Huayano) -- A mi pueblo (tinku) -- Sueños (Sanjuanita) -- Carpuela (Cumbia) -- Malakun (Huahuapa).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Yuyariwai] 1997

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/SOUTH AMERICAN YUY

Bierhorst, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 299.8 BIE

Baquedano, Elizabeth.

Summary: Chronicles the history, beliefs, and everyday lives of the ancient Aztec, Inca, and Maya peoples.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972.018 BAQ

Roanhorse, Rebecca

Summary: "The great city of Tova is shattered. The sun is held within the smothering grip of the Crow God's eclipse, but a comet that marks the death of a ruler and heralds the rise of a new order is imminent. As sea captain Xiala is swept up in the chaos and currents of change, she finds an unexpected ally in the former Priest of Knives. For the Clan Matriarchs of Tova, tense alliances form as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROA

Baquedano, Elizabeth.

Summary: Chronicles the history, beliefs, and everyday lives of the ancient Aztec, Inca, and Maya peoples.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1993

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 972 BAQ

Summary: 'Beyond the Gates' is a feature-length documentary film experience about the Waodani Indians and the missionary men and women who have given their lives to reach them. An inspiring story of forgiveness and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Newspapers Limited 1978

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 739.22 GOL

Wallace, Scott.

Summary: Even today there remain tribes in the far reaches of the Amazon rainforest that have avoided contact with modern civilization. Deliberately hiding from the outside world, they are the unconquered, the last survivors of an ancient culture that predates the arrival of Columbus. Journalist Scott Wallace chronicles an expedition into the Amazon's uncharted depths, discovering the rainforest's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 981.1 WAL

Hering, Marianne

Summary: Beth and Patrick time travel to 1950s and 1960s Equador where they come in contact with missionaries and the Waodani people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2016

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