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Almost Normal By James Murray
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The first full collection of poetry by James Murray. Featuring poetic tales of coal towns, reservations, and lands across Asia.
Blue Eagle Feather By Sherry Derr-Wille
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To get a college education Jeff receives a scholarship with the stipulation he must spend five years teaching on an Indian reservation. Although he would like to stay at home on the Lac du Flambeau... More > reservation in Northern Wisconsin, he is sent to a Blackfoot Reservation in Montana. As soon as he crosses into South Dakota during his travel to Montana, Jeff experiences visions of the people who once exclusively called the region home. In addition to the visions, he receives a gift from the Great Spirit of a Blue Eagle Feather. Little does he know the significance of either the visions or the gift until he arrives on the reservation and meets the old man who can explain the meaning of both. Once all is revealed Jeff’s life changes forever< Less
To Struggle With Hope By Geraldine O'Connell Cusack
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The outer circle in the Native American symbol of hope is life, with no beginning and no end. The circle encompasses an 8 pointed star (north, south, east and west). The summer and winter solstices... More > within those elements of nature predict a future of hope. The inner circle represents protection and guidance. To Struggle With Hope is a montage of thoughts, ideas and propositions arrived at during my working life on American Indian reservations and in the developing world. Over the years, I began to see the world as others see it - and not as we might wish they would. The views expressed in this book are my views alone. Take from them what you will.< Less
Archaeology of Early European Colonial Settlement In the Emerging Atlantic World By SHA
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Consisting of five articles by some of the leading lights of historical archaeology, this volume examines the cultural expressions of colonial settlement on both sides of the Atlantic. Compared... More > against the framework of the English at Jamestown, as told by William Kelso, Audrey Horning examines the British colonization of Ireland, Kathleen Deagan looks at the Spanish in the Caribbean and South America, Marcel Moussette and William Moss analyze the French in Quebec, and Carmel Schrire describes the Dutch at Cape Town, South Africa. This engaging volume provides new insights on how different cultures perceived of colonization and interacted with Native populations, as well as how historical archaeology can reveal and interpret early settlement.< Less
Archaeology of Early European Colonial Settlement in the Emerging Atlantic World By SHA
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Consisting of five articles by some of the leading lights of historical archaeology, this volume examines the cultural expressions of colonial settlement on both sides of the Atlantic. Compared... More > against the framework of the English at Jamestown, as told by William Kelso, Audrey Horning examines the British colonization of Ireland, Kathleen Deagan looks at the Spanish in the Caribbean and South America, Marcel Moussette and William Moss analyze the French in Quebec, and Carmel Schrire describes the Dutch at Cape Town, South Africa. This engaging volume provides new insights on how different cultures perceived of colonization and interacted with Native populations, as well as how historical archaeology can reveal and interpret early settlement.< Less
Archaeology of Early European Colonial Settlement in the Emerging Atlantic World By SHA
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Consisting of five articles by some of the leading lights of historical archaeology, this volume examines the cultural expressions of colonial settlement on both sides of the Atlantic. Compared... More > against the framework of the English at Jamestown, as told by William Kelso, Audrey Horning examines the British colonization of Ireland, Kathleen Deagan looks at the Spanish in the Caribbean and South America, Marcel Moussette and William Moss analyze the French in Quebec, and Carmel Schrire describes the Dutch at Cape Town, South Africa. This engaging volume provides new insights on how different cultures perceived of colonization and interacted with Native populations, as well as how historical archaeology can reveal and interpret early settlement.< Less
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The Trapper's Choice By Marge Whittaker
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The saga which began with Josiah Stevenson atop New Hampshire's 'Old Craggy' in "A Far Way Home" continues in "The Trapper's Choice." In 1836, David Eldridge treks through the... More > Rockies on an epic journey of fur trapping and self discovery. Having left the love of his life Callie back in Arkansas, David lives with and learns from the old trappers who instill the wisdom of the mountains in him: 'Once the Old Man places his claim on you, you never say goodbye.' Torn between the freedom of the mountains and the sweet enslavement of his lover's arms, young David comes of age crisscrossing the American West, and wrestling with "the Trapper's Choice".< Less
Head Hunters of the Amazon : Seven Years of Exploration and Adventure By Fritz W. Up de Graff
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Adventures in the Amazon rainforest from 1894-1901. A personal diary describing encounters with nature, exotic animals, Native Americans, tropical diseases, as well as first-hand experiences with... More > native foods, medicines, and crafts – including the exact process of shrinking heads.< Less
Fort Caroline, the Search for America's Lost Heritage By Richard Thornton
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This book is the most comprehensive study of the 16th century history of the South Atlantic Coast, ever published. The project began in early 2007 as an effort by a small group of Native American... More > researchers to obtain a more accurate history of the South Atlantic Coast's indigenous peoples. It ended up in 2014, turning the history books upside down. The Spanish built at least 10 forts on the South Atlantic Coast in the 1560s and 1570s. The first governor of Florida, Pedro Menendez, wrote the King of Spain that the original location of St. Augustine was at 31 degrees latitude. That's St. Andrews Sound, GA. St. Augustine was moved to its current location the next year because of the large number of hostile Natives in Georgia. In 1564, French colonists probably did not build Fort Caroline on the St. Johns River in Florida, but in Georgia. There was a large French fort on an island near present day Knoxville, TN several decades before the English arrived. The rest is history.< Less