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Simpson, Leanne Betasamosake

Summary: "A knife-sharp new collection about getting lost from award-winning Nishnaabeg storyteller and writer Leanne Betasamosake Simpson."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: House of Anansi Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 SIM

Peacock, Thomas (Thomas W.)

Summary: This teaching story tells how everything in creation follows the path in the great circle of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Afton Historical Society Press 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977.004 PEA

Geniusz, Mary Siisip

Summary: This book is filled with stories, teachings, culinary and medicinal recipes from Anishinaabe traditions, handed down from past generations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2015

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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

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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Wagamese, Richard

Summary: "Richard Wagamese's For Joshua is at once a deeply personal memoir, a search for peace amidst the chaos of human life, and an extended love letter to Wagamese's estranged son"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WAGAMESE, RICHARD WAG

Wagamese, Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday Canada 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 819.32 WAG

Summary: Saul Indian Horse, an Ojibway boy, is torn from his family and committed to a residential school. At the school, Saul is denied the freedom to speak his language or embrace his heritage and is a witness to abuse by the people sworn to protect him. But Saul finds salvation in the unlikeliest of places, the rink. His incredible hockey talents lead him away from the school to bigger and better...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Erdrich, Heid E. (Heid Ellen)

Summary: "Poet, artist, filmmaker, and curator Heid E. Erdrich explores the indigenous experience in multifaceted ways-personal, familial, biological, cultural. These poems, written from the perspective of an Ojibwe woman, reveal what sustained harassment does to people, especially to women, children, and Native and Indigenous people, how it can lead to the oppression of others and even ourselves, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 ERD

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Arizona Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Erdrich, Louise.

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

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

Taylor, Drew Hayden

Summary: "A forgotten Haudenosaunee social song beams into the cosmos like a homing beacon for interstellar visitors. A computer learns to feel sadness and grief from the history of atrocities committed against First Nations. A young Native man discovers the secret to time travel in ancient petroglyphs. Drawing inspiration from science fiction legends like Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov and Ray...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Douglas & McIntyre 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Wagamese, Richard.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Douglas & McIntyre 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WAGAMESE, RICHARD WAG

Erdrich, Louise

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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Barber, Terry

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grass Roots Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LONGBOAT, TOM BAR

Johnston, Basil

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Royal Ontario Museum 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.2 JOH

Beardslee, Lois

Summary: Words like Thunder: New and Used Anishinaabe Prayers is a collection of poetry by award-winning Ojibwe author Lois Beardslee. Much of the book centers around Native people of the Great Lakes but has a universal relevance to modern indigenous people worldwide. Beardslee tackles contemporary topics like climate change and socioeconomic equality with a grace and readability that empowers readers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2020

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 BEA

Wagamese, Richard

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Summary: Saul Indian Horse is a child when his family retreats into the woods. Among the lakes and the cedars, they attempt to reconnect with half-forgotten traditions and hide from the authorities who have been kidnapping Ojibway youth. But when winter approaches, Saul loses everything: his brother, his parents, his beloved grandmother--and then his home itself. Alone in the world and placed in a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2018

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Summary: According to author Roland Marmon, "the Turtle Mountain Chippewa are the most prominent of the Plains Chippewa tribes in America with a membership of nearly eighty thousand people. The Turtle Mountain Chippewa were also affiliated with the ethnically European and Indian mixed Métis people, who constitute the largest Indigenous group in Canada, and were caught between national identities and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.373 Turtle

Felver, Christopher

Summary: Christopher Felver's Tending the Fire celebrates the poets and writers who represent the wide range of Native American voices in literature today. In these commanding portraits, Felver's distinctive visual signature and unobtrusive presence capture each artist's strength, integrity, and character. Accompanying each portrait is a handwritten poem or prose piece that helps reveal the origin of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of New Mexico Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 FEL

Densmore, Frances

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Iroqrafts 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 581.61 DEN

Lantz, Raymond C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Books 1992

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2 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 016.9293 LAN
Call number: NEL 016.9293 LAN

Quigley, Dawn

Summary: "Apple Starkington turned her back on her Native American heritage the moment she was called a racial slur for someone of white and Indian descent, not that she really even knew how to be an Indian in the first place. Too bad the white world doesn't accept her either. And so begins her quirky habits to gain acceptance. Apple's name, chosen by her Indian mother on her deathbed, has a double...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Dakota State University Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC QUI

Lajimodiere, Denise K.

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Summary: Education professor Denise Lajimodiere's interest in American Indian boarding school survivors stories evolved from recording her father and other family members speaking of their experiences. The journey to record survivors stories led her through the Dakotas and Minnesota and into the personal and private space of boarding school survivors. While there, she heard stories that they had never...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Dakota State University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.829 LAJ

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