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Durano By Carolyn Zaroff
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Bekah is a Ute Indian who was just a little girl when her cousin, Durano, left the tribe to live in Santa Fe to learn the language of the new people and the ways of the Americans and Spanish. Now he... More > is an eighteen-year-old who is seemingly ready to accept his destiny, even though there is much about him that members of his tribe, including Bekah’s brother, both envy and hate. It is 1849 when seventeen-year-old Russian Jew, Benjamin Perlov, arrives in San Francisco, hoping to begin anew. As Durano steps into his role as Ute Indian chief, his life eventually intersects with that of Perlov who quickly becomes a friend of the Utes. As Perlov negotiates with the government so the Utes can remain on their ancestral lands instead of on new reservations created to ensure gold miners can stake their claims in Indian territory, fate leads him to Bekah’s arms and what he hopes is a future filled with love, hope, and new beginnings.< Less
Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims By Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins
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Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims is the first known autobiography by an a Native American woman. Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins' riveting, heartbreaking memoir is both a history of the Piute... More > Indian tribe and an account of the devastation caused to the Piute people after their first contact with white men in the nineteenth century.< Less
Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims By Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins
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Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims by Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins is the first known autobiography by an a Native American woman. Her riveting, heartbreaking memoir is both a history of the... More > Piute Indian tribe and an account of the devastation caused to the Piute people after their first contact with white men in the nineteenth century.< Less
Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims By Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins
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Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims by Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins is the first known autobiography by an a Native American woman. Her riveting, heartbreaking memoir is both a history of the... More > Piute Indian tribe and an account of the devastation caused to the Piute people after their first contact with white men in the nineteenth century.< Less
The Gathering By Tecumapese Morning Star
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Hawk Running Elk is a Navtive American boy living in Denver Colorado with his parents and sister. The family attends a local powwow or gathering. His parents are interested in returning to the... More > reservation and their roots. Hawk and his sister win door prizes at the powwow and his prize is a fancy dance bustle kit. His sister wins a fancy shawl. Hawk wants to make the bustles with Dad's help. Mom helped his sister Fawn make a fancy shawl dance dress. They also learned Indian style dances. They attend a powwow on the Wind River Reservation. Dad is offered a job with the tribe. The family decides to move back to the reservation. Hawk also endures the rite of passage task. They also attend the big powwow back in Denver with a surprise ending.< Less
The Bear Wife (Chapter Book Edition) By Ken Poirier
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The Bear Wife is a American retelling of the classic story of Beauty and Beast set against the historic culture of the north eastern tribes of the American Indians. On the advice of her mother and a... More > magical talking fire, a young girl named Wind Blossom embarks on the adventure of herlife time in a quest to prove herself to her people. Along the way she must use her skills to survive the wilderness and eventually she’ll learn the true power of friendship and communication. This special "Chapter Book Edition" has been formatted especially for early chapter book readers. This edition also includes a 5 page activity section designed to improve reading attention. The Bear Wife is the first in a series of short stories that will retell traditional tales set in North American culture.< Less
The Red Road: Language, Legends, & Lifeways of the Cheraw, Keyauwee, Pee Dee, Santee, & Wateree By S. Pony Hill
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Once part of the great Sioux Nation, the Cheraw confederated tribes previously inhabited villages along major waterways spread from mid-North Carolina to as far south as mid-South Carolina. This is a... More > collection of their legends, culture, and a primer on their ancient language.< Less
People of the Same Sun By Allen J. Williams
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The story takes place in the late 1600's in what is now known as Pennsylvania. At the time there were many wars between the Iroquois and the Leni-Lenape Indians. As the settlers were starting to... More > move westward, they added to the conflict over land. Being the sole survivor of an attack on his tribe, a young Iroquois warrior named Golden Eye seeks revenge against the white men that raided his village. During his quest, he discovers a young Indian woman from the Leni-Lenape tribe named Little Eagle, shot and lying by the river bank. Unaware that she is Leni-Lenape, he helps her survive her wounds. She was shot while trying to escape some white men that took her away from her tribe a few years earlier. Against all odds, the two of them start a new settlement open to all that wish to live in peace.< Less
Star Dancer By H. R. Donovan
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The clash of two cultures, a love triangle, and a war are the backdrop to this historical romance of two charismatic people thrown together by fate, bound for life by love. The year is 1754 and... More > England and France are locked in a struggle for sovereignty over the land, which is home to the tribes of the Iroquois Confederacy. The proud Mohawk warrior, Hunting Hawk, is fighting to save his people from extinction. Cam, a teenage orphan girl, has escaped the degradation of New York’s back alleys to live free in the glorious northern mountains. He hates all that is white until he sees the golden haired beauty by the river. Certain she will perish alone in the wilderness, he forces her to the safety of his home. She meets his kindness with the viciousness of a cornered wildcat. Her past won’t let her trust any man. His future leaves no hope for a happy ever after. Yet they must have trust and hope if they are to survive the months of uncertainty ahead.< Less
Heritage of the Sioux By B.M. Bower
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A classic 1916 Western novel featuring the Omaha Sioux Indian tribe. Bertha Muzzy Sinclair or Sinclair-Cowan, née Muzzy (November 15, 1871 – July 23, 1940), best known by her pseudonym... More > B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels and fictional short stories about the American Old West.< Less

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