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Cobb, Daniel M.

Summary: Join the Smithsonian Institution to discover the rich history of native Americans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 NAT
Call number: DVD 970.004 NAT

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: Documents the Native American struggle against European settlers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: "Third Coast Atlas: Prelude to a Plan describes the conditions for urbanization across the Great Lakes region. It assembles a multi-layered, empirical description of urbanization processes within the drainage basins of the five Great Lakes and the Saint Lawrence River. This thick description encompasses a range of representational forms including maps, plans, diagrams, timelines, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Actar 2017

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 912 THI

Bell, Samantha

Summary: The California region covers the coastal and inland areas of what is now the state of California. Traditional Stories of the California Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Maidu, Chumash, and Hupa. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. -- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Native America 398.208 Bell 2018

LaDuke, Winona

Summary: "Haymarket Books proudly brings back into print Winona LaDuke's seminal work of Native resistance to oppression. This thoughtful, in-depth account of Native struggles against environmental and cultural degradation features chapters on the Seminoles, the Anishinaabeg, the Innu, the Northern Cheyenne, and the Mohawks, among others. Filled with inspiring testimonies of struggles for survival, each...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Local History Room (LHR), Call number: 333.2 LAD
1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.2 LAD

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.2 LAD

Yasuda, Anita

Summary: "Introduces the main native nations of the United States' northwestern coast, including the Tlingit, Nuu-chah-nulth, Makah, Haida, Chinook, Nisga'a, Puyallup, and Tsimshian 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

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.5 YAS

Bell, Samantha

Summary: "The Southwest region covers the dry, inland areas of what are now Arizona, New Mexico, and southwest Texas. Traditional Stories of the Southwest Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Navajo, Zuni, and Apache. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Parmenter, Jon.

Summary: Drawing on archival and published documents in several languages, archaeological data, and Iroquois oral traditions, The Edge of the Woods explores the ways in which spatial mobility represented the geographic expression of Iroquois social, political, and economic priorities. By reconstructing the late precolonial Iroquois settlement landscape and the paths of human mobility that constructed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.01 PAR

Yasuda, Anita

Summary: "The Northwest Coast region covers the strip of land along the Pacific coast of Canada and the northern United States. Traditional Stories of the Northwest Coast Nationsfeatures stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Haida, Quileute, and Lummi. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Native America 398.208 Yasuda 2018

Mooney, Carla

Summary: "The Great Basin and Plateau region covers a vast inland area of the western United States and Canada. Traditional Stories of the Great Basin and Plateau Nationsfeatures stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Nez Percé, Yakama, and Paiute. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Stacks, Call number: J Set Native America 398.208 Mooney 2018

Dolin, Eric Jay.

Summary: Traces the rise and fall of the American fur industry, beginning with Dutch traders in the early 1600s through the conservation movement in the late nineteenth century and explains how the animal skin trade damaged the lives of Native Americans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381.45685 DOL

Summary: Ancient wisdom and modern science are combined to shed light on who were America's first people.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

White, Richard

Summary: "An acclaimed book and widely acknowledged classic, The Middle Ground steps outside the simple stories of Indian-white relations - stories of conquest and assimilation and stories of cultural persistence. It is, instead, about a search for accommodation and common meaning. It tells how Europeans and Indians met, regarding each other as alien, as other, as virtually nonhuman, and how between...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.004 WHI

Childs, Craig

Summary: "From the author of Apocalyptic Planet, an unsparing, vivid, revelatory travelogue through prehistory that traces the arrival of the First People in North America twenty thousand years ago and the artifacts that enable us to imagine their lives and fates. Scientists squabble over the locations and dates for human arrival in the New World. The first explorers were few, encampments fleeting. At...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.7 CHI

Emminizer, Theresa

Summary: "Almost 20,000 years ago, Earth's climate began to warm. Because of the changing temperatures, a miles-thick ice sheet started to shift. As the ice sheet moved, it carved deep pits in the land and left water in its wake. This melted ice filled the new cavities. This is the story of America's Great Lakes: Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario. Enriched with stunning photographs and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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Levitt, Paul M.

Summary: "Wherever stories are told, in whatever language, life and death hold center stage, along with pain and glee, mystery and magic, fools and foes, deceit and decency. This book has them all. Here, in embellishments upon the folklore of Native American tribes from the Pacific Northwest, are tales that seek to explain the world, dispel its darkness, and celebrate its light. So, meet a sorcerer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398 LEV

Summary: Overview: Offering insight into the arts of Great Lakes Native nations, this collection of stories, songs, poetry, speeches, autobiographies, and fiction, spans the centuries from deep past to the present. Elders, war chiefs, religious leaders, and contemporary artists share stories of the creation, stars, animals, heroes, and monsters, along with narratives of hunting, fishing, food-gathering,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladyslipper 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398 BRE

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 810.9 Fresh

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.9977 FRE

Treuer, David

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

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

Cleland, Charles E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 1992

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.4 CLE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 970.1 CLE

Mooney, Carla

Summary: "The Southeast region covers the coastal and inland areas of the American South. Traditional Stories of the Southeast Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Choctaw, Natchez, and Cherokee. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject." -- Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Nelson, Megan Kate

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,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.02 NEL

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