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A Tramp Across the Continent: An Adventurer, Journalist and Activist for Native American Rights and Nature’s Preservation Journeys Across North America By Charles F. Lummis
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Charles F. Lummis tells of an America long departed, when the western and southern frontiers were wilderness, nature untrammeled and settlers rugged in the face of unforgiving conditions. Written as... More > a retrospective of the adventurer's youth, A Tramp Across the Continent, through its varied events and encounters, transports the reader to an era lost to time. The tale begins in 1884, when the author - disgruntled and unhappy with the tedium of everyday life - sets off from Ohio with the intention of reaching California on foot. His trek, spanning some 3,500 miles and 144 days, is filled with joy, pain and lessons aplenty. The author traverses several of North America's most distinctive landscapes; the bare Midwestern plains, the rugged Rocky Mountains, the deserts of Arizona, and finally the valleys and hills of California. It is the people however which make the journey of Lummis so unique; he is accosted by outlaws multiple times, but evades robbery with a combination of bravado and his trusty revolver.< Less
A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture: A Native of Africa, But Resident Above Sixty Years in the United States of America. Related by Himself. By Venture Smith & H. M. Selden
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THE following account of the life of VENTURE is a relation of simple facts, in which nothing is added in substance to what he related himself. Many other interesting and curious passages of his life... More > might have been inserted, but on account of the bulk to which they must necessarily have swelled this narrative, they were omitted. If any should suspect the truth of what is here related, they are referred to people now living who are acquainted with most of the facts mentioned in the narrative. The reader is here presented with an account, not of a renowned politician or warrior, but of an untutored slave, brought into this Christian country at eight years of age, wholly destitute of all education but what he received in common with domesticated animals, enjoying no advantages that could lead him to suppose himself superior to the beasts, his fellow-servants. And, if he shall derive no other advantage from perusing this narrative, he may experience those sensations of shame and indignation that will prove him...< Less
Through My Eyes: Native American Landscapes By Marco Sanchez
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Take a journey through the landscapes found on Native America and submerge into what is still a preserved resource in American Landscapes.
Through My Eyes: Native American Landscapes By Marco Sanchez
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Take a journey through the landscapes found on Native America and submerge into what is still a preserved resource in American Landscapes.
Hesperus, Colorado 2009: Mission to the Native American Children By Saved Sinner
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Journal of our July 2009 mission trip in Hesperus, Colorado to the Native America children of New Mexico, Colorado, and surrounding areas.
Hesperus, Colorado 2009: Mission to the Native American Children By Saved Sinner
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Journal of our July 2009 mission trip in Hesperus, Colorado to the Native America children of New Mexico, Colorado, and surrounding areas.
Explore Native American Cultures! with 25 Great Projects By Anita Yasuda
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Illustrated by Jenifer Keller Spirit masks, totem poles, tipis, and canoes! Explore Native American Cultures! brings the history of these fascinating people to life for young readers ages 6–9.... More > Using hands-on activities, kids explore traditional Native American daily life, including shelter, clothing, food, tools, and technology. Kids will investigate myths, legends, ceremonies, and celebrations. Projects are simple to follow and use everyday materials that will have kids raiding the recycling bin. The book is packed with fun activities including building a longhouse, making a colorful cornmeal painting, creating a spirit mask, and learning some Native American sign language. Riddles, jokes, and fascinating facts combined with hands-on learning engage kids as they Explore Native American Cultures! Ages 6–9 guided reading level R< Less
Faeries in America By Elizabeth Kirwin
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Faeries in America is a contemporary fairytale that tells the story of Feona the Cloud and her mother and grandmother's influence upon her in past lives and present incarnation. The story is a... More > fusion of Celtic mythology and Native American legends. Faeries In America opens during Feona's lives in 16th Century Ireland, then advances nearly 400 years in the future to tell the story of the evolution of her soul in the land beyond the western seas -- America.< Less
Faeries in America By Elizabeth Kirwin
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Faeries in America is a contemporary fairytale that tells the story of Feona the Cloud and her mother and grandmother's influence upon her in past lives and present incarnation. The story is a... More > fusion of Celtic mythology and Native American legends. Faeries In America opens during Feona's lives in 16th Century Ireland, then advances nearly 400 years in the future to tell the story of the evolution of her soul in the land beyond the western seas -- America.< Less
Captive America By Adam Platts
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CAPTIVE AMERICA: Comparing the Histories of Spanish Missions, African Slavery and Japanese Internment. ---------------------------------------------------- SPANISH MISSIONS: When the United States... More > was being founded on the East Coast of North America, Spanish priests and soldiers were busy fortifying Spain's colonies along the West Coast by ruthless exploitation of Native Californian labor. -------------- AFRICAN SLAVERY: Slavery existed in North America prior to the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. America inherited the institution and profitted from it until the evil was brought to an end in the Civil War. ----------------------- JAPANESE INTERNMENT: FDR signed Executive Order 9066 during World War II and authorized the imprisonment of 120,000 people of Japanese descent. Their ordeal closely paralleled the transportation and confinement of contemporaneous Nazi prisoners, though without the slaughter that accompanied Germany's extermination camps.< Less

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