Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

Now a special 30th anniversary edition in both hardcover and paperback, the classic bestselling history The New York Times called Original, remarkable, and finally heartbreakingImpossible to put down Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is Dee Brown s eloquent, fully documented account of the systema

The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America

WINNER of the 2014 RBC Taylor Prize The Inconvenient Indian is at once a history and the complete subversion of a history in short, a critical and personal meditation that the remarkable Thomas King has conducted over the past 50 years about what it means to be Indian in North America Rich with

Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Indigenous Life

In arresting, but harrowing, prose, James Daschuk examines the roles that Old World diseases, climate, and, most disturbingly, Canadian politics the politics of ethnocide played in the deaths and subjugation of thousands of aboriginal people in the realization of Sir John A Macdonald s National Dr

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present

A sweeping history and counter narrative of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present Dee Brown s 1970 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee was the first truly popular book of Indian history ever published But it promulgated the impression that American Indian history essentia

Ojibwa Warrior: Dennis Banks and the Rise of the American Indian Movement

Dennis Banks, an American Indian of the Ojibwa Tribe and a founder of the American Indian Movement, is one of the most influential Indian leaders of our time In Ojibwa Warrior, written with acclaimed writer and photographer Richard Erdoes, Banks tells his own story for the first time and also trace

Whereas

The astonishing, powerful debut by the winner of a 2016 Whiting Writers AwardWHEREAS her birth signaled the responsibility as mother to teach what it is to be Lakota therein the question What did I know about being Lakota Signaled panic, blood rush my embarrassment What did I know of our languag

The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West

A magisterial, essential history of the struggle between whites and Native Americans over the fate of the West With the end of the Civil War, the nation recommenced its expansion onto traditional Indian tribal lands, setting off a wide ranging conflict that would last than three decades In an

The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity

Winner of the the 1998 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award of the Phi Beta Kappa Society King Philip s War, the excruciating racial war colonists against Indians that erupted in New England in 1675, was, in proportion to population, the bloodiest in American history Some even argued that the massacres and

One Vast Winter Count: The Native American West before Lewis and Clark

This magnificent, sweeping work traces the histories of the Native peoples of the American West from their arrival thousands of years ago to the early years of the nineteenth century Emphasizing conflict and change, One Vast Winter Count offers a new look at the early history of the region by blend