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White Mocs on the Red Road / Walking Spirit in a Native Way By James B. Beard
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To begin to know spirit through the teachings of the ancients. In a time of transition, one begins to look for answers about living that seem to be missing in life. It seems as if the fulfillment of... More > the promise of the American dream is somehow incomplete. One begins to look for something to fill in the missing pieces. Noodin searched for that missing part and almost literally stumbled on the first people of this land. As he began to learn of their continued existence, they led him on an extraordinary path of understanding. These people who he did not even know still existed, continue to have the gifts of a beautiful culture that respects all things. The goal for Noodin then became to find those gifts.< Less
Alaska Native Medical Center: A History, 1953-1983 By Robert Fortuine
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This history of the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska, was written from interviews, personal records, and official ANMC files to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the hospital in... More > 1983. Its author was the medical director of the ANMC from 1971-1977. Dr. Fortuine was a scholar, compassionate physician, award winning medical historian, and an advocate for Alaska Native health.< Less
Field Guide to Native Oak Species of Eastern North America By United States Department of Agriculture & USDA Forest Service
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(COLORED EDITION) Oaks are primarily temperate region trees and shrubs numbering approximately 600 species worldwide. Oaks have occupied the nonglaciated landscape of North America since the... More > Cretaceous Period. Fifty oak species are represented in two-thirds of the eastern North American forest cover types and dominate 68 percent of hardwood forests (191 million acres). Oaks have figured prominently in folklore, construction, food sources, medications, and dyes. Great political events have occurred under “charter oaks,” and Native Americans utilized acorns as food (particularly the sweeter white oaks) and the inner bark as medicine (Q. falcata, Q. ilicifolia, Q. imbricaria, Q. muehlenbergii, Q. rubra, and others). This genus, which includes economically important hardwoods, is also critical for meeting watershed, recreation, and wildlife management goals. This field guide provides an illustrated reference for identification of eastern oaks and can be used in several ways.< Less
Sacred Dialogues: Christianity and Native Religions in the Colonial Americas 1492-1700 By Nicholas Griffiths
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A Spanish conquistador who posed as a sorcerer and cured native Americans as he trekked across an unknown wilderness; a French Jesuit who conjured rain clouds in order to impress his indigenous flock... More > with the potency of Christian magic; a Puritan minister who healed a native chief in order to win him for God; a Mexican noble who was burned at the stake for resisting the gentle Franciscan friars; an Andean chief who was haunted by nightmares in which his native gods did battle with the Christian Father; a Huron magician who vied with French missionaries over spirits of the night in a shaking tent ceremony. These are a few of the individuals whose struggles are brought to life in the pages of this book. Their experiences, among others, reveal what happened when Christianity came into contact with Native American religions in three distinct regions of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century colonial America: Spanish, French and British.< Less
First Contact in Korea: A Native English Teacher's Journey Into the Backwoods of South Korea By Brian Ward
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When I witnessed my first air raid drill while walking home from work in Korea, I realized that teaching English in Korea was going to be a lot different than any other place where Americans go to... More > work abroad. In my non-fiction book, "First Contact in Korea: A Native English Teacher's Journey into the Backwoods of South Korea," I will chronicle my struggles of learning how to pronounce my Korean students' names, the 15-minute golf lesson I got in Korean that increased my driving distance 20%, my interactions with my Korean co-worker "Kid" who confesses to me that he was accused by his ex-wife of burning down her house and the cheapest and best eye surgery I've gotten in any country, which is Enucleation eye surgery. It is priced at $2,500 in Korea vs. $22,000 in the United States. My book will awaken my readers to the transitional opportunities available in a place that shares few American customs but many of the comforts of home.< Less
Fetichism in West Africa Forty Years' Observations of Native Customs and Superstitions By Robert Hamill Nassau
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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: Robert Hamill Nassau (1835-1921) was an American presbyterian... More > missionary who spent forty years in Africa.Robert was born in Montgomery Square, Pennsylvania and went to the Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, continuing his education at the College of New Jersey. From 1856 -1859 he moved on to the Princeton Theological Seminary and obtained a medical qualification from Pennsylvania Medical School in1861. On the instigation of the Presbytery of New Brunswick he joined the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions as a missionary, with his first posting being to the African island of Corisco. Excerpt from:< Less
Sioux Indians Easy Intermediate Piano Sheet Music By Traditional American
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Native American Folk Song for Elementary/Intermediate Piano A SilverTonalities Arrangement! Easy Note Style Sheet Music Letter Names of Notes embedded in each Notehead!
Little Mohee Easy Elementary Piano Sheet Music Pdf By Traditional American
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A SilverTonalities Arrangement! Easy Note Style Sheet Music Letter Names of Notes embedded in each Notehead!
American Indian Stories By Zitkala-Sa
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First published in 1921, American Indian Stories is a collection of childhood stories, allegorical fiction, and an essay. Zitkala-Ša (1876—1938),wrote several works chronicling her... More > struggles in her youth as she was pulled back and forth between the influences of dominant American culture and her own Native American heritage.< Less
The First Americans and Their Achievements By Daniel Hance Page
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THE FIRST AMERICANS AND THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS brings to light contributions of the Native Americans that have been overlooked by the rest of the world almost as completely as these achievements have... More > shaped some of the best aspects of life today. Developing about half of the world's food supply and the foundations of democratic government along with making major contributions to medicine and an ideal of the sacredness of the environment, the First Americans have provided the modern world with much of what is essential and beautiful in life.< Less

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