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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
The Nacoochee Valley, Guide to Native American Sites By Richard Thornton
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"The Nacoochee Valley, Guide to Native American Sites" is a condensation of an earlier book, "The Nacoochee Valley, Crossroads of the Americas." This book only addresses the... More > Native American sites of the Nacoochee Valley and Helen, GA. It features the work of three famous archaeologists in the valley . . . Charles C. Jones, George Heye and Robert Wauchope. Specific articles and GPS coordinates are provided for each of the known Native American archaeological sites in that part of Georgia. There is no other book like it. The book is printed in full color on the highest possible quality paper.< Less
The Bus for America By George Pereny
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THE BUS FOR AMERICA George Pereny's great new book is a mixture of memory, history and poetry, telling the story of a remarkable life that started under the repression of Soviet rule in his native... More > Hungary. His family made a brave and dangerous escape from Hungary when Pereny was a boy, crossing the ocean and coming to the United States after a momentous decision to take the bus for America rather than the bus for Canada. Pereny had an adventurous education in America, coming to love rock music and words, eventually deciding on a teaching career that took him to inner-city neighborhoods and kids in desperate need of his poetry and vision. Along the way he discovered an aptitude and passion for the martial arts and had a spiritual rebirth in Christ. George's story is also a quest for love that brings him to many women until he finds the right one. Like many great books, THE BUS FOR AMERICA ends with a wedding and a new chance for a happy life in Pereny's adopted America.< Less
Bee Basics: An Introduction to Our Native Bees By United States Department of Agriculture et al.
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Native bees are a hidden treasure. From alpine meadows in the national forests of the Rocky Mountains to the Sonoran Desert in the Coronado National Forest in Arizona and from the boreal forests of... More > the Tongass National Forest in Alaska to the Ocala National Forest in Florida, bees can be found anywhere in North America, where flowers bloom. From forests to farms, from cities to wildlands, there are 4,000 native bee species in the United States, from the tiny Perdita minima to large carpenter bees. Most people do not realize that there were no honey bees in America before European settlers brought hives from Europe. These resourceful animals promptly managed to escape from domestication. As they had done for millennia in Europe and Asia, honey bees formed swarms and set up nests in hollow trees. Native pollinators, especially bees other than honey bees, have been pollinating the continent’s flowering plants since long before the arrival of honey bees.< Less
Ghosts, Spirits & the Afterlife in Native American Folklore and Religion By Gary R. Varner
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Death. We deny it. We fear it. Some of us welcome it. No matter what age we live in we keep the traditional feelings for our departed. We try to ease the soul into the afterworld as best we can.... More > “Celebrations of life” provide a time for friends and loved ones to gather, share food and stories and grieve. Some who pass on are cremated to free the soul. Some are buried believing that the body will not become corrupted but will survive until the final judgment day. “Grave goods” are still commonly buried or are cremated as well with the body. While we believe we are more "advanced" than those who lived before us, we actually do the same things they did to honor and to provide for our deceased loved ones. We are not so very different after all. This book provides a brief survey of how America’s first people reacted to death, how they disposed of their dead, their thoughts about the spirit world and the possibilities of being reborn.< Less
Ghosts, Spirits & the Afterlife in Native American Folklore and Religion By Gary R. Varner
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Death. We deny it. We fear it. Some of us welcome it. No matter what age we live in we keep the traditional feelings for our departed. We try to ease the soul into the afterworld as best we can.... More > “Celebrations of life” provide a time for friends and loved ones to gather, share food and stories and grieve. Some who pass on are cremated to free the soul. Some are buried believing that the body will not become corrupted but will survive until the final judgment day. “Grave goods” are still commonly buried or are cremated as well with the body. While we believe we are more "advanced" than those who lived before us, we actually do the same things they did to honor and to provide for our deceased loved ones. We are not so very different after all. This book provides a brief survey of how America’s first people reacted to death, how they disposed of their dead, their thoughts about the spirit world and the possibilities of being reborn.< 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 By Int'l Business Publications USA
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a Native of Africa, But Resident above Sixty Years in the United States of America, Related by Himself, by Venture Smith
A Key into the Language of America: The First Book of Native American Languages, Dating to 1643 - With Accounts of the Tribes’ Culture, Wars, Folklore, History, Traditions (Hardcover) By Roger Williams
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Roger Williams' guide to the language of the Native American tribes was the first of its kind ever published; as well as linguistic instruction, we receive stunning insights into the culture and... More > customs of the New England tribes. This historic text was written to accomplish two goals: Firstly, it is a practical, instructional guidebook written with the colonial society in mind. Particularly where religious missions are concerned, but also in general, the author feels that colonialists should have a command of Native American languages. Williams passionately believed in peaceful coexistence, and realized that an understanding of the native speech was crucial for this. Secondly, the book aims to promote understanding of Native American culture. What customs the tribes practice, the foods they eat, their marital and social mores, their methods of communicating knowledge, how they regard the many beasts of nature, and how trade and commerce is practiced are but some of the topics Williams discusses.< Less
A Key into the Language of America: The First Book of Native American Languages, Dating to 1643 - With Accounts of the Tribes’ Culture, Wars, Folklore, History, Traditions By Roger Williams
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Roger Williams' guide to the language of the Native American tribes was the first of its kind ever published; as well as linguistic instruction, we receive stunning insights into the culture and... More > customs of the New England tribes. This historic text was written to accomplish two goals: Firstly, it is a practical, instructional guidebook written with the colonial society in mind. Particularly where religious missions are concerned, but also in general, the author feels that colonialists should have a command of Native American languages. Williams passionately believed in peaceful coexistence, and realized that an understanding of the native speech was crucial for this. Secondly, the book aims to promote understanding of Native American culture. What customs the tribes practice, the foods they eat, their marital and social mores, their methods of communicating knowledge, how they regard the many beasts of nature, and how trade and commerce is practiced are but some of the topics Williams discusses.< 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. With Poems By A Slave By Venture Smith & George Moses Horton
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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. If any should suspect the truth of what is here... More > 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 African slave, brought into this Christian country at eight years of age. GEORGE, who is the author of the following poetical effusions, Poems By A Slave, is a Slave, the property of Mr. James Horton, of Chatham County, North Carolina. He has been in the habit, some years past, of producing poetical pieces, sometimes on suggested subjects, to such persons as would write them while he dictated. Several compositions of his have already appeared in the Raleigh Register.< Less

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