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Extracts Relating to the Indians - 1 By Henry David Thoreau
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For the first time, Henry David Thoreau's unpublished Indian notebooks will be available. This, the first in a series of eleven notebooks, will comprise a complete set of Thoreau's collected extracts... More > from his extensive reading of North America's cultural anthropology. “Everywhere in our corn and grain fields the earth is strewn with the relics of a race, which has vanished as completely as if trodden in with the earth- When I meditate on the destiny of this prosperous branch of the Saxon family, and the exhausted energies of this new country-I forget that what is now Concord was once Musketaquid, And that the American race has had its history- The future reader of history will associate his generation with the red man in his thoughts, and give it credit for some sympathy with that race." Henry David Thoreau Journal, Fall 1842< Less
The Language of the Dakota or Sioux Indians By Frederic Louis Otto Roehrig
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This primer discusses the linguistics of the Dakota and Sioux native American tribes, noting how the fascinating characteristics of these languages interact in sentence conjugation. Writing in the... More > 1870s, Frederic Rœhrig presents his insights after spending years with the Dakota tribespeople. Through conversing in their native tongue, he discovered flaws in how earlier scholars interpreted and transcribed the meanings of words and terms – that such subtleties were missed or garbled due to human errors or misunderstandings is demonstrated, while the general composition of the tribe’s communication is discussed. For those possessing little familiarity with native American tongues, Rœhrig’s researches into the Dakota tribe are a valuable introduction to linguistic tenets. For readers educated or researching the field, this work is an intriguing glimpse at how the linguistic disciplines were gradually refined and formalized through the 19th century.< Less
The Indian Story of the Creation and Flood By Louise M. Smith
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This transcribed & newly illustrated version of the original, 1906 edition, pertains to an American Indian myth of the creation of mankind.
Sinopah, the Indian Boy By James Willard Schultz
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Sinopah, the Indian Boy is the true story of a Blackfoot Indian Boy who later became the great chief Pitarnakin, the Running Eagle.
Sinopah, the Indian Boy By James Willard Schultz
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Sinopah, the Indian Boy is the true story of a Blackfoot Indian Boy who later became the great chief Pitarnakin, the Running Eagle.
Ten Dancing Indians By Alonzo Quixana
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The ancient wrongs of the 19th Century genocidal nursery rhyme "10 Little Indians" are at last turned on their head in this uplifting affirmation of cross-cultural friendship and promise of... More > the future. ~ Introduction by Mide Ogichidaa Winini; Anishinaabe Chief of Turtle Island! * Purchase incudes donation to http://MMIWUSA.org< Less
Creek Indian Recipes By Hodalee Sewell
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Anyone who grew up enjoying the fine traditional foods found in the camps at the Creek ceremonial grounds knows what delicious meals our elder hompetv-haya can whip up over a camp fire! Hompvksci!... More > Nothing can fortify one for a long Saturday night of stomp dance like some of the old Creek favorites. Our traditional foods reach far back in time to our way of life and relationship with the land long before Columbus. The Indian people on arriving in the land that we would call home for countless generations adapted to the many available food sources and soon our ancestors had developed new foods. Estimates say that about 60% of the current world food supply came from North American roots. These numbers indicate what a significant contribution our people have made.< Less
The Indian Fairy Book By Mason Brothers
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"WAUPEE, or the White Hawk, lived in a remote part of the forest, where animals abounded. Every day he returned from the chase with a large spoil, for he was one of the most skillful and lucky... More > hunters of his tribe. His form was like the cedar; the fire of youth beamed from his eye; there was no forest too gloomy for him to penetrate, and no track made by bird or beast of any kind which he could not readily follow. "One day he had gone beyond any point which he had ever before visited. He traveled through an open wood, which enabled him to see a great distance. At length he beheld a light breaking through the foliage of the distant trees, which made him sure that he was on the borders of a prairie. It was a wide plain, covered with long blue grass, and enameled with flowers of a thousand lovely tints."< Less
The Indian Fairy Book By Kellscraft Studio
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"WAUPEE, or the White Hawk, lived in a remote part of the forest, where animals abounded. Every day he returned from the chase with a large spoil, for he was one of the most skillful and lucky... More > hunters of his tribe. His form was like the cedar; the fire of youth beamed from his eye; there was no forest too gloomy for him to penetrate, and no track made by bird or beast of any kind which he could not readily follow. "One day he had gone beyond any point which he had ever before visited. He traveled through an open wood, which enabled him to see a great distance. At length he beheld a light breaking through the foliage of the distant trees, which made him sure that he was on the borders of a prairie. It was a wide plain, covered with long blue grass, and enameled with flowers of a thousand lovely tints."< Less
Indian Joe The Great Yaquina By Dean Klaus
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Indian Joe is the story of the last Storyteller of the Yaquina Indian tribe. Follow along as Indian Joe learns to hunt, love, and live in a changing world, as the arrival of the white man turns his... More > world upside down.< Less

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