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A Century of Dishonor: The Classic Exposé of the Plight of the Native Americans (Historic Journals) (Hardcover) By Helen Hunt Jackson
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Helen Hunt Jackson's famous exposé chronicles the oppression and murder the Native American peoples suffered throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. This book was published in 1885, at a time... More > when the final conflicts between the United States and the Native American populations were being fought. The concept of allotted reservations as a means of settling land disputes had by then been underway for decades. At this point in time, the colonial settlers from Europe had spent over a century driving back the native inhabitants of North America. Jackson casts her examination over the preceding century, cataloging the systematic process through which the Native American populace was suppressed, killed and robbed of their lands and heritage. Each separate tribe is considered, such as the Cherokees, Sioux and the Delawares: for each we are given a cultural profile, before Jackson details the interactions - peaceful and hostile - each respective tribe had with the incipient European settlers.< Less
The Prairie Traveler: A Handbook for Overland Expeditions in the American Old West (Hardcover) By Randolph B. Marcy
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Randolph Marcy wrote this guide for fellow travelers wanting to brave the wilderness of North America, at a time when the western reaches of the continent were barely settled. A captain in the U.S.... More > military, Marcy wrote this guide partly to allay the many myths and fears of the Western frontier, and partly to offer guidance to the dangers which were actually manifest. The information within takes readers across two popular trails - northerly, ending in Oregon, and southerly, ending in Santa Fe. Written in 1859, this book is both a guidebook and an authentic history of the Wild West era. Various anecdotes are interspersed through the text - Marcy is careful to differentiate between friendly Indian tribes such as the Delawares and Shawnees, whom he admires. The Plains Indians however are considered to have hostile tendencies; Marcy instructs on how to sign, and gives a detailed account of how to safely sleep with a gun cocked and loaded.< Less
The Prairie Traveler: A Handbook for Overland Expeditions in the American Old West By Randolph B. Marcy
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Randolph Marcy wrote this guide for fellow travelers wanting to brave the wilderness of North America, at a time when the western reaches of the continent were barely settled. A captain in the U.S.... More > military, Marcy wrote this guide partly to allay the many myths and fears of the Western frontier, and partly to offer guidance to the dangers which were actually manifest. The information within takes readers across two popular trails - northerly, ending in Oregon, and southerly, ending in Santa Fe. Written in 1859, this book is both a guidebook and an authentic history of the Wild West era. Various anecdotes are interspersed through the text - Marcy is careful to differentiate between friendly Indian tribes such as the Delawares and Shawnees, whom he admires. The Plains Indians however are considered to have hostile tendencies; Marcy instructs on how to sign, and gives a detailed account of how to safely sleep with a gun cocked and loaded.< Less
It takes a village to raise a child: the Dinka, Mandinka, Siberians, PaleoIndians, Native Americans, and Tribal Templarism. By Laremy Wade
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A historical report displaying the origin of Paleo-Indians and the role they play in Modern Masonic and Templar Orders.
Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895 Seventeenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1895-1896, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1898, pages 519-744 By Jesse Walter Fewkes
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jesse Walter Fewkes (November 14, 1850 – 1930) was an... More > American anthropologist, archaeologist, writer and naturalist.Fewkes was born in Newton, Massachusetts, and initially trained as a zoologist at Harvard University. He later turned to ethnological studies of the native tribes in the American Southwest.In 1889, with the resignation of noted ethnologist Frank Hamilton Cushing, Fewkes became leader of the Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition, named for its patron Mary Hemenway. While with this project, Fewkes documented the existing lifestyle and rituals of the Zuni and Hopi tribes.Fewkes was the first man to use a phonograph to record indigenous people for study. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_Walter_Fewkes< Less
Gaagii, Hassun and Chigawa By Finlay Vigurs-Pearson
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A Native American mythical tale of adventure, where many lessons are learned...
The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume I By Hubert Howe Bancroft
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A detailed study of Native Americans during the mid nineteenth century. The book covers the Indians of Califonia, New Mexico, Colombia and more. Each sub-tribe is analysed, their customs, way of life... More > and society.< Less
Cynthia Ann Parker: The Story of Her Capture: At the Massacre of the Inmates of Parker's Fort; of Her Quarter of a Century Spent Among the Comanches, As the Wife of the War Chief, Peta Nocona and of Her Recapture At the Battle of Pease River By James T. DeShields
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In the month of June, 1884, there appeared in the columns of the Forth Worth Gazette an advertisement signed by the Comanche chief, Quanah Parker, and dated from the reservation near Fort Sill, in... More > the Indian Territory, inquiring for a photograph of his late mother, Cynthia Ann Parker, which served to revive interest in a tragedy which has always been enveloped in a greater degree of mournful romance and pathos than any of the soul-stirring episodes of our pioneer life, so fruitful of incidents of an adventurous nature.< Less
Cynthia Ann Parker: The Story of Her Capture: At the Massacre of the Inmates of Parker's Fort ; of her quarter of a Century Spent Among the Comanches, as the wife of the War Chief, Peta Nocona; and of Her Recapture at the Battle of Pease River By James T. DeShields
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In the month of June, 1884, there appeared in the columns of the Forth Worth Gazette an advertisement signed by the Comanche chief, Quanah Parker, and dated from the reservation near Fort Sill, in... More > the Indian Territory, inquiring for a photograph of his late mother, Cynthia Ann Parker, which served to revive interest in a tragedy which has always been enveloped in a greater degree of mournful romance and pathos than any of the soul-stirring episodes of our pioneer life, so fruitful of incidents of an adventurous nature.< Less
Tahan, Out of Savagery into Civilization: An Autobiography By Joseph K. Griffis
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TO have a life story so remarkable that it is difficult to tell it in all its romantic details, does not often fall to the lot of a writer of autobiography. In order to insure interest and a glamour... More > of excitement, most men who write of strange adventures are compelled to use the arts of rhetoric coupled with a subtle touch of imagination. Here is an author, however, whose life-story is so thrillingly strange that he actually omits many a stirring adventure and tones down his experiences lest they pass the limit of human credence when related. Tahan is a man who has passed through a series of transitions that have led him up from savagery, through the experiences of an Indian warrior, a medicine man, an outlaw, a scout, a deserter under sentence of death, a tramp, a Salvation Army captain, a successful evangelist and a clergyman, to the state of broad culture that fits him for his association and friendship with scientists, statesmen and leaders of world-thought.< Less

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