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Summary: Dedicated government employee Leslie Knope and her fellow colleagues return for big laughs from the small town of Pawnee, Indiana, in the hilarious third season of Parks and Recreation. Their funny antics continue as they ramp up for their most important civic project yet: the Harvest Festival. As Leslie Knope plans, prepares and publicizes, her colleagues take on other challenges such as a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2011

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Summary: A new mockumentary that looks at the exciting world of local government. Examines the mundane but necessary ways that people interact with their government, and asks why it's frequently so complicated - standing in line at the DMV, applying for home construction permits, or trying to get the city to fix a pothole.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PAR

Benoit, Peter

Summary: The story of the forced re-location of five southeastern U.S. Indian nations in the 19th century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.3 BEN

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 975.004 BEN

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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD BRO

Summary: In 1987, James Brennan's dreams of a European summer vacation before studying at an Ivy League school in New York City are ruined after his parents have a severe career setback. As a result, James must get a summer job to cover his upcoming expenses. He goes to work at the decrepit local amusement park, Adventureland - a place where the games are rigged and the rides make you sick. There, he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Films 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ADV

Summary: "A groundbreaking mini-series and provocative multi-media project that establishes Native history as an essential part of American history. Five 90-minute documentaries spanning three hundred years tell the story of pivotal moments in U.S. history from the Native American perspective"--Series web site.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc W

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

Summary: Leslie Knope takes on new challenges as the newly-elected city councilwoman of Pawnee, Indiana. She stands her ground for what she believes in and puts up a strong fight, all while balancing her personal relationship with Ben and planning for a wedding. Meanwhile, assistant Andy pursues a career in law enforcement, Ann makes a dramatic life decision, and Ron is smitten with a new lady.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PAR

Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: Recounts how the Cherokees, after fighting to keep their land in the nineteenth century, were forced to leave and travel 1200 miles to a new settlement in Oklahoma, a terrible journey known as the Trail of Tears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1999

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BRU

Summary: Explore one of the most powerful and defining chapters in American history. This powerful epic adventure unfolds as told through the struggles, triumphs, and heartaches of two families as they journey in search of the American dream. The Wheelers venture west from Virginia in 1825, while the Lakota tribe grapples with the arrival of white settlers; the story continues over the next 65 years,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV INT

Summary: Wayne plays ex-Confederate soldier Ethan Edwards, an Indian-hater who believes more in bullets than words. He's out to find his young niece, who's been taken captive by the renegade Comanches who massacred her family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1997

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Vander Hook, Sue

Summary: Presents a brief history of the Cherokee Indians and describes their forced migration, which came to be known as the Trail of Tears, following the Indian Removal Act of 1830.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.3 VAN

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

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Summary: A basketball coach with a checkered past becomes the new coach of the underdog high school basketball team in a 1951 sleepy Indiana farm town, using methods that infuriate the townspeople.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: A battle-weary Marine is assigned to guard - and ultimately befriends - a young Navajo soldier who has been trained to be a code talker. This code, the Navajo code, and the men who knew the code, were to be guarded as they went into action. It was the unspoken duty of the Marine to kill the Navajo soldier before he could be taken prisoner of war by the Japanese. This is the one wartime code...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WIN

Summary: Two mischievous twin tiger cubs are born in the jungle but are soon seperated and taken into captivity. One is sold off to the circus and the other becomes the pampered pet of the governor's son. They are reunited years later by an explorer who trains them to be sport fighters and inadvertently forces them to fight each other.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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

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.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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

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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, Call number: 970.004 TRE

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 TRE

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
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Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: Jesse Smoke, a sixteen-year-old Cherokee, begins a journal in 1837 to record stories of his people and their difficulties as they face removal along the Trail of Tears. Includes a historical note giving details of the removal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC BRU

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BRU

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.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD POC

Summary: Set during Gandhi's rise to power, Chuyia, an Indian girl that is married and widowed at eight years old, is sent away to a home where Hindu widows must live in penitence. Her feisty presence affects the other residents, forcing each to confront their faith and society's prejudices.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WAT

Summary: Tad travels to Las Vegas to attend archaeologist Sara Lavroff's presentation of her latest discovery, the papyrus that show the existence of the Necklace of Midas, the mythical King who turned everything he touched into gold. But this happy reunion will be clouded when an evil rich man kidnaps Sara in order to find the talisman and get infinite wealth. Along with his friends, Tad will have the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: Indy tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator. Teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy takes you on a breathtaking, action-packed adventure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD IND RATED PG-13

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE IND

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

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

Wilson, Edward O.

Summary: "E.O. Wilson, one of the most celebrated scientists in the United States, shows why biodiversity is vital to the future of Earth and to our own species through the story of an African national park that may be the most diverse place on earth, in a gorgeously illustrated book"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.95 WIL