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Grady, Wayne.

Summary: "This book is an exploration of the biology and ecology of a vital, ever-changing terrain. Written by one of Canada's best-known science and nature writers, it is intended not only for those who live in the Great Lakes basin but for anyone captivated by the splendor of the natural world and sensitive to the challenges of its preservation."--Jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2007

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 508.77 Grady

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Cooke, Sarah E.

Contents: G. Winter, Artist / Christian F. Feest -- George Winter: Mirror of Acculturation / R. David Edmunds -- Catalog of the George Winter Collection Located at the Tippecanoe County Historical Association, Lafayette, Indiana / Sarah E. Cooke and Rachel B. Ramadhyani. Images of Indiana Potawatomis & Miamis with Related Views. Identified Landscapes. Unidentified Landscapes. Animal & Sporting Studies....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Indiana Historical Society, in cooperation with the Tippecanoe County Historical Association 1993

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.13 COO

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

Pevar, Stephen L.

Contents: 1. A history of federal Indian policy -- 2. Definitions: Indian, Indian tribe, Indian country, and Indian title -- 3. The trust responsibility -- 4. Indian treaties -- 5. Federal power over Indian affairs -- 6. Tribal self-government -- 7. State power over Indian affairs -- 8. Criminal jurisdiction in Indian Country -- 9. Civil jurisdiction in Indian country -- 10. Taxation -- 11. Indian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Southern Illinois University Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.08 PEV

North, Dick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971.92 NOR

Cleland, Charles E.

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Michigan Press 1992

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 CLE
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 970.1 CLE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.4 CLE

Neering, Rosemary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage House 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.774 NEE

Kopp, Megan

Summary: Explore the rich worldview of Native North American tribes through their myths and legends. Tales originating from various tribes functioned in a number of important ways: they explained the story of creation, described the relationship of humans to the rest of the universe, and preserved the sacred history of the tribe. In addition, myths and storytelling helped Native Americans pass on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing Company 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 299 KOP

Northrup, Jim

Summary: "Between 1989 and 2001, Indian Country saw enormous changes in treaty rights, casino gambling, language renewal, and tribal sovereignty. Jim Northrup, a thoroughly modern traditional Ojibwe man who writes a monthly syndicated newspaper column, the Fond du Lac Follies, witnessed it all. With humor sometimes gentle, sometimes biting, sometimes broad, these excerpts tally the changes, year by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minnesota Historical Society Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.897 NOR

Summary: Planet of the apes: Taylor, an astronaut whose ship lands on a planet where intelligent primates hunt primitive humans for sport, must depend of the kindness of two chimpanzee scientists in order to escape to the Forbidden Zone.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2014

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI PLA

Various artists.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Delta Music, inc. 0000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL GRE

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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Zijl, Annejet van der

Summary: When they fell in love in 1928, Rika and Waldemar could not have been more different. She was a thirty-seven-year-old Dutch-born mother, estranged from her husband. He was her immigrant boarder, not yet twenty, and a wealthy Surinamese descendant of slaves. The child they have together, brown skinned and blue eyed, brings the couple great joy yet raises some eyebrows. Until the Nazi occupation...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AmazonCrossing 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B ZIJL ZIJ

Millard, Candice.

Summary: The true story of Theodore Roosevelt's harrowing 1914 exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth, a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most treacherous jungles in the world. Indians armed with poison-tipped arrows haunt its shadows; piranhas glide through its waters; boulder-strewn rapids turn the river into a roiling cauldron. After his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.1 MIL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.1 Millard 2005

Maxwell, Lisa

Summary: In an alternate version of present-day Manhattan, magic is dying, and Esta, a Mageus with a talent for manipulating time, travels back to 1901 to stop the destruction of a book that can possibly restore magic, but in Old New York, Esta must navigate gangs, secret societies, and her feelings for another magician in order to save the future of magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

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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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 MAR SPANISH

Beers, Henry Putney

Contents: The French archives and American history -- Historians of American diplomacy -- Historians of the French regime in America -- State institutions and libraries -- The Carnegie Institution of Washington -- The Library of Congress -- Canadian institutions and historians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Louisiana State University Press 1957

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.37 BEE

Fletcher, Matthew L. M.

Contents: Introduction -- The story of the 1836 Treaty of Washington -- The story of the 1855 Treaty of Detroit -- The story of the dispossession of the Grand Traverse Band land base -- The story of the federal recognition of the Grand Traverse Band -- The story of the Grand Traverse Band's treaty rights fight -- The story of the development of modern tribal law and justice systems -- The story of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2012

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.464 FLE
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 977.464 FLE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.464 FLE

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1 available in Local History Room (LHR), Call number: LHR 977.4 FLE

Raskin, Lawrie

Summary: The author recounts his experiences in Morocco, searching for the opportunity to cross the Sahara by camel to Timbucktoo, as well as the journey he eventually made through Mauritania to Mali, and describes camel travel, the life of the desert peoples, and related matters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 916.604 RAS

Summary: The Ciudad Juarez hitman known as El Sicario tells of his experiences working for the Mexican drug cartels.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2011

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SIC

Parkman, Francis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: the New American Library 1963

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 973.2 PAR

Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Allende, Isabel.

Summary: "The story of a mulatta woman, a slave and concubine, determined to take control of her own destiny in a society where that would seem impossible"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SPANISH 468 ALL

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