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Truth of a Hopi: Stories Relating to the Origin, Myths, and Clan Histories of the Hopi Native American Tribe (Hardcover) By Edmund Nequatewa
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This book, written in a storytelling style, presents many of the abiding beliefs and traditions of the Hopi Native Americans. A compelling narrative steeped in the unique legacy of the Hopis, this... More > text seeks to explain the tribal structures and practices of the tribespeople. We discover how the Hopi’s hierarchy is deeply entwined with their cultural mores, ceremonies, and the oral tradition wherein stories traverse the ages. The history of Hopi interactions with outsiders such as the Spanish and the neighboring Navajo tribe are recounted with lively detail. Edmund Nequatewa was an ethnic Hopi, and we find here a book authentic in both information and tone. A man keen to respect his ancestors’ old and deep-seated ways produced a work which displays the nature of the Hopi while being uninfluenced by established, scholarly methods of anthropology. Insulated from banality and instead brimming with human spirit, this work is a worthy read for those curious of Native American history and culture.< Less
Truth of a Hopi: Stories Relating to the Origin, Myths, and Clan Histories of the Hopi Native American Tribe By Edmund Nequatewa
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This book, written in a storytelling style, presents many of the abiding beliefs and traditions of the Hopi Native Americans. A compelling narrative steeped in the unique legacy of the Hopis, this... More > text seeks to explain the tribal structures and practices of the tribespeople. We discover how the Hopi’s hierarchy is deeply entwined with their cultural mores, ceremonies, and the oral tradition wherein stories traverse the ages. The history of Hopi interactions with outsiders such as the Spanish and the neighboring Navajo tribe are recounted with lively detail. Edmund Nequatewa was an ethnic Hopi, and we find here a book authentic in both information and tone. A man keen to respect his ancestors’ old and deep-seated ways produced a work which displays the nature of the Hopi while being uninfluenced by established, scholarly methods of anthropology. Insulated from banality and instead brimming with human spirit, this work is a worthy read for those curious of Native American history and culture.< Less
My Journey Into Native America: Behind the dreamcatchers By Dave Jones
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This is the story of an Englishman throwing himself into a different world. A culture completely alien to him. You are invited along on his journey, to take part in his learning experience. To gain... More > an awareness and understanding of Native America from teachings by the people themselves. Initially they are his guides, they soon become his friends, and he becomes their ally. This is not all dreamcatchers and proverbs, this is the real Native America. The truth about the struggles from the past that continue through to the present day. The writer’s passion for the people is evident throughout. The fact that all profits from sales of this book go to Native American charities displays the author’s affections towards the indigenous people of America. Mitakuye Oyasin (We are all related. We are all as one within the Universe)< Less
Quest of the American Dream: A Guide to Culture Shock Encounters Among Immigrants and American Visitors By Dominic Charles Okero
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When author Dominic Charles Okero was growing up in Kenya, he had heard the United States was a land of opportunities. In Quest of the American Dream, Okero shares the excitement, joys, anxieties,... More > disappointments, challenges, and hopes he experienced as he navigated a country and culture different from his native land. He discusses details about his arrival in the country, the introduction to the roadways and transportation, food choices, work etiquette and norms, and adapting to a colder climate. Okero narrates how he worked hard to create a new chapter of success in the United States, and he tells about the lessons he learned on his journey. Quest of the American Dream serves as an example to others communicating anything is possible when one dreams, sets goals, and faces challenges head on. In his narration, he intends to give hope to those in pursuit of the American dream. The beginnings are tough but through persistence and focus success becomes the result.< Less
Quest of the American Dream: A Guide to Culture Shock Encounters among Immigrants and American Visitors By Dominic Charles Okero
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When author Dominic Charles Okero was growing up in Kenya, he had heard the United States was a land of opportunities. In Quest of the American Dream, Okero shares the excitement, joys, anxieties,... More > disappointments, challenges, and hopes he experienced as he navigated a country and culture different from his native land. He discusses details about his arrival in the country, the introduction to the roadways and transportation, food choices, work etiquette and norms, and adapting to a colder climate. Okero narrates how he worked hard to create a new chapter of success in the United States, and he tells about the lessons he learned on his journey. Quest of the American Dream serves as an example to others communicating anything is possible when one dreams, sets goals, and faces challenges head on. In his narration, he intends to give hope to those in pursuit of the American dream. The beginnings are tough but through persistence and focus success becomes the result.< Less
Culturally Significant Plants By U.S. Department of Agriculture
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The historical use of culturally significant plants is of interest to many Tribal peoples and to the general public. Many plants the Native Americans used were also used by pioneers and early... More > settlers. The following document highlights how Native American Indians and early settlers used some of the plants that were available to them. Native American Indians used plants for food, shelter, medicine, ceremonies, and clothing. Many of the plants highlighted had multiple uses. Many chemicals that can be found in these plants were used as medicine but if used in a high or large dose could become toxic or poisonous. Some plants were toxic to people unless prepared correctly. Depending on the plants being used there were different methods of dealing with the poisonous or toxic properties which may have included grinding, boiling, drying, steeping, or mixing with other substances.< Less
Cultural Constructionism: An Indigenous Computing Experience By Calvin Pohawpatchoko
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This research investigates why Native Americans are underrepresented in computing, and how representation might be increased. The approach taken is to open a cultural space in learning theory, as... More > applied to computing education. It explores how cultural history shapes identity and attitudes about education, as well as outlook on life more generally. Awareness of this cultural influence is badly needed in education and in computing education. Computing is a worldwide phenomenon adopted by many countries and cultures. However, educational approaches are more Westernized and generalized towards Western culture. To the contrary, this research finds production and education in computing to be a cultural activity influenced by its history. When understood in context, this research shows integrating one’s culture is an effective means to increase participation in computing.< Less
Cultural Empowerment within Museums and Anthropology By Dolly McRae
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This book, Cultural Empowerment within Museums and Anthropology, was designed to give some practical suggestions for an improved relationship between Museums and the First Peoples of North America.
Cultural Empowerment Within Museums and Anthropology By Dolly McRae
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This book, Cultural Empowerment within Museums and Anthropology, was designed to give some practical suggestions for an improved relationship between Museums and the First Peoples of North America.
The Owens Valley Paiute - A Cultural History By Gary R. Varner
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Living as long as five thousand years in the arid Great Basin, the Owens Valley Paiute and other Native groups survived to create a rich oral and ceremonial tradition, subsisting on what the earth... More > provided. A peaceable and social culture they were overwhelmed by the ever advancing flow of American settlers, explorers and profit seekers. This is the story of the Paiute Nation, their social structure, mythology, religion, art, folklore and enduring spirit. It is also the story of their great leaders Sarah Winnemucca and Wovoka and the creation of the Ghost Dance religion which ultimately resulted in the massacre of the powerful Sioux at Wounded Knee. Illustrated with 28 pages of photographs.< Less

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