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A Century of Dishonor: The Classic Exposé of the Plight of the Native Americans (Historic Journals) 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
Sourdoughs at Seventy Mile: California Native Sons in the Yukon Gold Rush By Chris Goode
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The accounts of California native sons who sought fortunes during the Yukon gold rush of 1898 provide context for the frenzy that overtook Dawson City. The book also reveals the conditions of... More > California’s pioneer families and their sons who decided to leave the comforts of the land of sunshine to risk their lives and fortunes in the Northwest Territory and Alaska. The book contains many first-hand accounts written by men who grew up together in the closely-knit, yet developing communities just south of San Francisco in the latter half of the nineteenth century. The accounts convey the history of the small towns in San Mateo County, including Redwood City, Menlo Park, and Half Moon Bay as they developed from Mexican ranchos into small communities that embodied the ideals of the western frontier in America. Fraternity, organization, persistence, diligence, individualism, and a penchant for adventure characterize the men and women who settled the West, then sought another frontier along the Yukon River.< Less
Sourdoughs at Seventy Mile: California Native Sons in the Yukon Gold Rush By Chris Goode
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The accounts of California native sons who sought fortunes during the Yukon gold rush of 1898 provide context for the frenzy that overtook Dawson City. The book also reveals the conditions of... More > California’s pioneer families and their sons who decided to leave the comforts of the land of sunshine to risk their lives and fortunes in the Northwest Territory and Alaska. The book contains many first-hand accounts written by men who grew up together in the closely-knit, yet developing communities just south of San Francisco in the latter half of the nineteenth century. The accounts convey the history of the small towns in San Mateo County, including Redwood City, Menlo Park, and Half Moon Bay as they developed from Mexican ranchos into small communities that embodied the ideals of the western frontier in America. Fraternity, organization, persistence, diligence, individualism, and a penchant for adventure characterize the men and women who settled the West, then sought another frontier along the Yukon River.< Less
Congregational Revival for America's Heartland By Lauren R. Ley
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This manual provides lenses—geography, religion, politics, culture, economics, history, ethnicity—to better understand the complexity and depth of congregations as social institutions... More > and as the body of Christ within a multi-layered context of life. In all the intermediate and final decisions leading to a vision for mission leaders and congregations discover, if they seek it earnestly, the power and guidance of the Holy Spirit, who desires that all congregations grow—in spiritual maturity, increasing in numbers, seeking converts and developing spirit-filled disciples. Three questions unique to the church’s purpose as the body of Christ have proven helpful by those who aspire to visionary leadership: •What is God doing here or where are we at (Realities) •What does God’s mission ask of us (Foundations) •How do we achieve this vision (Visions)?< Less
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Explore Colonial America By Verna Fisher
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In Explore Colonial America!, kids ages 6-9 learn about America’s earliest days as European settlements, and how the colonists managed to survive, build thriving colonies, and eventually... More > challenge England for independence. How did the colonists build homes, feed and clothe themselves, and get along with the Native Americans who were already here? This assessable introduction to the colonial period teaches young children about the daily lives of ordinary colonists and offers fascinating stories about those who helped shape the emerging nation. Activities range from creating a ship out of a bar of soap and building a log home out of graham crackers and pretzels to making a wampum necklace. Projects are easy-to-follow, require minimal adult supervision, and use primarily common household products and recycled supplies.< Less
Growing Up in Occupied America By Finisia Medrano
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Here are the collected writings of Finisia Medrano, visionary bundle carrier of the Sacred Hoops and traditional life ways from the First Nations of the Great Basin. Her stories and teachings offer a... More > glimpse into an almost forgotten way of walking in beauty with the land. Includes memoirs, manifesto, visions, essays, photography and poetry. This book is captivating and bursting with raw emotional prose drawing from a lifetime of rewilding in the face of the industrial age. For more information on her work, check out her youtube channel www.youtube.com/finisiamedrano< Less
United Stories of America By Stuart Matranga
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This anthology of American Literature follows the history of the nation from before the first contact of Europeans and Natives, through the Colonization era, American Independence, and the 19th... More > century struggle to end slavery and the exploitation of other groups, including women and immigrants. Well known names, such as Twain, Poe, Melville, Whitman, and Dickinson, are represented--as our the less well known but vitally American voices of Natives, African American, women, and many more. This is a history of the United States through its literature.< Less
Distortion of Reality: Pakistan in America By Anam Shahid
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“Distortion of Reality: Pakistan in America” is dedicated especially to such people, like myself, who have been or are currently distant from home. It is to remind us all that no matter... More > where we are or how far away we go from our native land, it is always possible for us to carry our religion and culture along wherever we go.< Less
Melting America proto By damien drake lois dilivio
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50 Paintings by Damien Drake painting as Drakaso accompanied by 50 essays (over 60,000 words) written by Lois Dilivio, writing as Lolo, channeling the voice of the painter Drakaso, usually with his... More > words as a springboard. Male / Female, analog / digital native. The world at this unique juncture. 50 striking paintings / meditations on what man and womankind has wrought. Where do we go from here? 12 x 12 inch size.< Less

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