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The Voice of the Prophets: Wisdom of the Ages, Aboriginal Religions, Native American Religions By Marilynn Hughes
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THE VOICE OF THE PROPHETS: WISDOM OF THE AGES, ABORIGINAL RELIGIONS, NATIVE AMERICAN RELIGIONS: Including 'The Euahlayhi Tribe,' 'Excerpts from The Secret Teachings of All Ages,' 'The Sun-Dance and... More > Other Ceremonies of the Oglala Division of the Teton Dakota,' 'Iroquois Book of Rites,' 'The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees,' 'The Mountain Chant: A Navajo Ceremony,' 'Zuni Ritual Poetry,' and 'Introduction to Zuni Ceremonialism.' The purpose of this series of texts is to compile the best of the better known and the least known of the ancient sacred texts from world religions from throughout the world and throughout time.(Encyclopedia of Ancient Sacred Texts.)< Less
The Potawatomi Indians: The History, Trails and Chiefs of the Potawatomi Native American Tribe (Hardcover) By Otho Winger
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This book recounts the history of the Potawatomi Native American tribe, from their early origins in Michigan near the western great lakes, to their most prominent appearances in history. Written by... More > Otho Winger, a historian whose focus was upon the Native Americans, this book concerns Potawatomi history ranging back centuries. It detailing the tribes role in conflicts with incipient settlers, wherein the tribe’s lands were pushed westerly. After the initial loss of lands, the European settlers represented by the United States offered to relocate the tribe to reservations hundreds of miles away in Kansas or Nebraska. While some accepted these terms, others managed to stay in Michigan or departed elsewhere. Despite such setbacks, the Potawatomi retained their pride, dignity and culture; this book, written in the 1930s, includes photographs of historic sights pertinent to the tribal history, and profiles of the greatest chieftains whose leadership allowed the tribe to flourish and strengthen its identity.< Less
The Potawatomi Indians: The History, Trails and Chiefs of the Potawatomi Native American Tribe By Otho Winger
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This book recounts the history of the Potawatomi Native American tribe, from their early origins in Michigan near the western great lakes, to their most prominent appearances in history. Written by... More > Otho Winger, a historian whose focus was upon the Native Americans, this book concerns Potawatomi history ranging back centuries. It detailing the tribes role in conflicts with incipient settlers, wherein the tribe’s lands were pushed westerly. After the initial loss of lands, the European settlers represented by the United States offered to relocate the tribe to reservations hundreds of miles away in Kansas or Nebraska. While some accepted these terms, others managed to stay in Michigan or departed elsewhere. Despite such setbacks, the Potawatomi retained their pride, dignity and culture; this book, written in the 1930s, includes photographs of historic sights pertinent to the tribal history, and profiles of the greatest chieftains whose leadership allowed the tribe to flourish and strengthen its identity.< Less
Martin Tells a Story: Struggles of the Great Lakes Native Americans By Carlie Mae
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An old man in a senior citizens apartment building tells a story of the Great Lakes region. It involves the Asian peoples walking across the Bering Straits, landing of the Vikings in present-day... More > Canada, the British and the French Empires in North America, Pontiac's Rebellion, and the Passenger Pigeons< Less
Common Ground: Eco-Holism and Native American Philosophy By Roy C. Dudgeon
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Common Ground is an examination of the many commonalities shared by ecological and Native American philosophies. Both their common differences from and critiques of dominant Western philosophy are... More > considered. This major work of cross-cultural philosophy employs a unique comparative methodology in order to contrast patterns of relationship in the ideological, social and ecological spheres. Native and modern Western philosophies and lifestyles, past and present, are each examined and compared to eco-holist thought, and to ecological realities. The work concludes that both ecological philosophy and modern Western culture have much to learn from an examination of Native American philosophy, especially concerning the creation of a sustainable and equitable future.< Less
Common Ground: Eco-Holism and Native American Philosophy By Roy C. Dudgeon
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Common Ground is an examination of the many commonalities shared by ecological and Native American philosophies. Both their common differences from and critiques of dominant Western philosophy are... More > considered. This major work of cross-cultural philosophy employs a unique comparative methodology in order to contrast patterns of relationship in the ideological, social and ecological spheres. Native and modern Western philosophies and lifestyles, past and present, are each examined and compared to eco-holist thought, and to ecological realities. The work concludes that both ecological philosophy and modern Western culture have much to learn from an examination of Native American philosophy, especially concerning the creation of a sustainable and equitable future.< Less
A Type of People: The Native American Heritage of Holmes County, Florida By S. Pony Hill & Hodalee S Sewell
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In the backwoods of Holmes County, settled deep in the rugged landscape of the Florida panhandle, has long been a people set apart from their neighbors. They have deep roots in the story of Florida... More > and America, yet much of their tale is unknown, and until recently was hardly documented. Without evidence or knowledge of this community’s actual origins, their neighbors fell back on their assumptions and prejudices to attribute an identity to things they knew little of, or only suspected. Most of this conjecture was erroneous. This work is in part their actual story, as documentary archival sources and the community’s own memories tell it.< Less
American Hero-Myths: A Study in the Native Religions of the Western Continent By Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison) Brinton
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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: Daniel Garrison Brinton (May 13, 1837 – July 31, 1899) was... More > an American archaeologist and ethnologist.Brinton was born in Thornbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Yale University in 1858, Brinton studied at Jefferson Medical College for two years and spent the next year travelling in Europe. He continued his studies at Paris and Heidelberg. From 1862 to 1865, during the American Civil War, he was a surgeon in the Union army, acting during 1864-1865 as surgeon-in-charge of the U.S. Army general hospital at Quincy, Illinois. Brinton was sun-stroked at Missionary Ridge (Third Battle of Chattanooga) and was never again able to travel in very hot weathers. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Garrison_Brinton< Less
AMERICAN HERO-MYTHS A STUDY IN THE NATIVE RELIGIONS OF THE WESTERN CONTINENT By DANIEL G. BRINTON, M.D.
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
Chief Joseph And Sitting Bull Two Brave Native American Warriors By Steven James Fredrick Jr.
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A Book about two brave Native American Warriors how they lived and died , and how they inspired their people. A Book about how Native Americans lived and thier culture ... More > and beliefs. Chief Joseph was a Nez Perce Chief and Sitting Bull was a brave warrior for the Sioux people.< Less

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