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

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


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

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

Violence Over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West

In this ambitious text that ranges across Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado and eastern California, Ned Blackhawk places native peoples squarely at the centre of a dynamic and complex story as he chronicles two centuries of Indian and imperial history that profoundly shaped the American West.

Lakota Woman

Mary Brave Bird grew up fatherless in a one room cabin, without running water or electricity, on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota Rebelling against the aimless drinking, punishing missionary school, narrow strictures for women, and violence and hopeless of reservation life, she joined

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

Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent

Since its U.S debut a quarter century ago, this brilliant text has set a new standard for historical scholarship of Latin America It is also an outstanding political economy, a social and cultural narrative of the highest quality, and perhaps the finest description of primitive capital accumulatio

Osceola and the Great Seminole War: A Struggle for Justice and Freedom

The biography of Osceola, the revered Native American warrior who led the resistance against U.S troops during the Great Seminole WarWhen he died in 1838, Seminole warrior Osceola was the most famous Native American in the world Born a Creek, Osceola was driven from his home to Florida by General