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ABORIGINAL AMERICAN AUTHORS By DANIEL G. BRINTON, A.M., M.D.,
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Aboriginal American Authors, published by the Anthropologist Daniel G. Brinton in 1883, is a work that is particularly appropriate for our own times. The native American movement has stressed the... More > need for history written from the Indian point of view. Interest in native American literature has become an important component in reinforcing a sense of identity among American Indians today.< Less
Race and Nationality as Factors in American Life By Henry Pratt Fairchild
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A book suppressed after its first appearance because it outlined the importance of race in the development—and continued existence of—the U.S. Written by a professor emeritus of... More > sociology at New York University, the book answers the question “What is America?”: “It was not even called America before the white men came. There was no America when the Indians held undisputed sway, not on this continent or anywhere else. “America did not exist at the time Columbus reached the end of his voyage, or when a band of Pilgrims moored their bark, or a group of sea-weary Englishmen landed on a southern shore. “America was built, step by step and piece by piece, by the colonists - from England, from Holland, from France, from Sweden—and by their descendants generation after generation.” Th author was one of the early leaders of the immigration restriction movements and first president of the Population Association of America. < Less
Race and Nationality as Factors in American Life By Henry Pratt Fairchild
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A book suppressed after its first appearance because it outlined the importance of race in the development—and continued existence of—the U.S. Written by a professor emeritus of... More > sociology at New York University, the book answers the question “What is America?”: “It was not even called America before the white men came. There was no America when the Indians held undisputed sway, not on this continent or anywhere else. “America did not exist at the time Columbus reached the end of his voyage, or when a band of Pilgrims moored their bark, or a group of sea-weary Englishmen landed on a southern shore. “America was built, step by step and piece by piece, by the colonists - from England, from Holland, from France, from Sweden—and by their descendants generation after generation.” Th author was one of the early leaders of the immigration restriction movements and first president of the Population Association of America. < Less
The Outlet: Classic American Western Novel By Andy Adams
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Then began the great exodus of Texas cattle. The red men were easily confined on reservations, and the vacated country in the Northwest became cattle ranges. The government was in the market for... More > large quantities of beef with which to feed its army and Indian wards. The maximum year's drive was reached in 1884, when nearly eight hundred thousand cattle, in something over three hundred herds, bound for the new Northwest, crossed Red River, the northern boundary of Texas. Some slight idea of this exodus can be gained when one considers that in the above year about four thousand men and over thirty thousand horses were required on the trail, while the value of the drive ran into millions. The history of the world can show no pastoral movement in comparison. The Northwest had furnished the market---the outlet for Texas.< Less
We AIM Not to Please By Byron Teater
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The true story of the American Indian Movement and the take over of Wounded Knee 1973. This is the story that the U.S. Government does not want us to remember.
In the Wind paperback By Barbara Fister
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I decided to make this paperback edition available just as the sequel, Through the Cracks, hits bookstore shelves so that people reluctant to invest in hardcover prices will have a less-expensive... More > starting place for the series. Also, it was a kick doing my own cover and page design. All profits from this limited-edition paperback version of In the Wind (originally published by Minotaur in 2008) will be donated to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Assuming there are any profits, that is. I'm not holding my breath. This paperback is also available from Once Upon a Crime in Minneapolis (612-870-3785).< Less
Uffe the Gnome's Adventures By Michael Garrett, Valerie Baadh, Valerie Baadh Garrett
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Four adventure stories - designed to get young ones moving - are set in four seasons with our fine friend Uffe, a gnome. Uffe lives deep in the woods, in his cozy home under the roots. Adventures... More > come knocking at his round little gate, and we meet many of his many friends, flora and fauna on the way to the Palace for the autumn festival, towards a mysterious tree of light lit by the elves in winter, following snow melt in the spring, and to the native American Hill of the Hawk in the summer. Set in rhythmic rhyme, each tale creates a dynamic series of inner imaginations to delight young and old alike. Written by Waldorf movement educator Valerie Baadh and her husband, stage designer Michael Garrett, these stories will enchant you for years to come. Originally used as scripts for large-scale circuses in Waldorf Schools, our little book is also used as a First Grade reader.< Less
Uffe the Gnome's Adventures By Michael Garrett, Valerie Baadh
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Four adventure stories - designed to get young ones moving - are set in four seasons with our fine friend Uffe, a gnome. Uffe lives deep in the woods, in his cozy home under the roots. Adventures... More > come knocking at his round little gate, and we meet many of his many friends, flora and fauna on the way to the Palace for the autumn festival, towards a mysterious tree of light lit by the elves in winter, following snow melt in the spring, and to the native American Hill of the Hawk in the summer. Set in rhythmic rhyme, each tale creates a dynamic series of inner imaginations to delight young and old alike. Written by Waldorf movement educator Valerie Baadh and her husband, stage designer Michael Garrett, these stories will enchant you for years to come. Originally used as scripts for large-scale circuses in Waldorf Schools, our little book is also used as a First Grade reader.< Less
Song of Drums and Tomahawks By First Command Wargames
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The boom of a flintlock musket, a cloud of acrid black powder, and the drumming of feet as they rush towards the fallen foe. A knife is unsheathed, and with a few quick movements, the enemy’s... More > bloody scalp is ripped free. Warfare in the Eastern Woodlands of America was one of raids, ambushes and sudden violent encounters. This book includes: •All rules needed to play. •Historical background detailing Native American tribes and their Europeans foes. •A map showing the locations of the major tribes. •Timeline covering major and minor wars from European arrival until the 2nd Seminole War. •Army lists for Native Americans, French & British. •Complete list of Traits to individualize troops. • Suggestions on how to set up games. •Detailed description of the period. Based on the Origins-award-winning Song of Drums and Shakos rules.< Less
Modoc War By Erwin N. Thompson
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This is an excellent brief narrative of the military campaign during the war between the Modoc Indians of Northern California and Southern Oregon and units of the U.S. Army during 1872 & 1873.... More > The author provides a high level of detail on the troop movements, units, and soldiers involved. The text is complemented by a number of appendices, and excellent set of maps, and a number of photographs.< Less