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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 20 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West by Peter Cozzens
    The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West - by Peter Cozzens

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786491510 | ISBN 10: 1786491516

    In a sweeping narrative, Peter Cozzens tells the gripping story of the wars that destroyed native ways of life as the American nation continued its expansion onto tribal lands after the Civil War, setting off a conflict that would last nearly three d ... more

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  • Cover image of book Neither Wolf Nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder by Kent Nerburn
    Neither Wolf Nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder - by Kent Nerburn

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786890160 | ISBN 10: 178689016x

    With an introduction by Robert Plant.   Against an unflinching backdrop of 90s reservation life in the western Dakotas, Neither Wolf Nor Dog tells the story of two men, one white and one Native American, connected by their own understandings o ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Victory with No Name: The Native American Defeat of the First American Army by Colin G. Calloway
    The Victory with No Name: The Native American Defeat of the First American Army - by Colin G. Calloway

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780190614454 | ISBN 10: 0190614455

    Overview Description Table of Contents Author Information Reviews and Awards Cover New in Paperback New Edition The Victory with No Name The Native American Defeat of the First American Army Colin G. Calloway Descri ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life by Winona LaDuke
    All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life - by Winona LaDuke

    £13.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781608466290 | ISBN 10: 1608466299

    Haymarket Books is proud to re-release Winona LaDuke’s All Our Relations, a seminal work of Native resistance to oppression long out of print.   A thoughtful and in-depth account of Native resistance to environmental and cultural degradation, All O ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Indigenous Peoples
    An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States - by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780807057834 | ISBN 10: 0807057835

    2015 Recipient of the American Book Award 2015 PEN Oakland-Josephine Miles Award for Excellence in Literature   The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples.  Today in the United States, there are mo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Plants Have So Much to Give Us, All We Have to Do is Ask: Anishinaabe Botanical Teachings by Mary Siisip Geniusz, edited by Wendy Makoons Geniusz
    Plants Have So Much to Give Us, All We Have to Do is Ask: Anishinaabe Botanical Teachings - by Mary Siisip Geniusz, edited by Wendy Makoons Geniusz

    £17.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780816696765 | ISBN 10: 0816696764

    Mary Siisip Geniusz has spent more than thirty years working with, living with, and using the Anishinaabe teachings, recipes, and botanical information she shares in Plants Have So Much to Give Us, All We Have to Do Is Ask. Geniusz gained much of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Elk Speaks by John G. Neihardt
    Black Elk Speaks - by John G. Neihardt

    £13.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780803283916 | ISBN 10: 0803283911

    Black Elk Speaks, the story of the Oglala Lakota visionary and healer Nicholas Black Elk (1863-1950) and his people during momentous twilight years of the nineteenth century, offers readers much more than a precious glimpse of a vanished time. Black ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Brief Guide to Native American Myths and Legends by Lewis Spence
    A Brief Guide to Native American Myths and Legends - by Lewis Spence

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780337876 | ISBN 10: 1780337876

    In this brilliant reworking of Lewis Spence's seminal Myths and Legends of the North American Indians, Jon E. Lewis puts the work in context with an extensive new introductory essay and additional commentary throughout the book on the history of Nati ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eagle Voice Remembers: An Authentic Tale of the Old Sioux World by John G. Neihardt
    Eagle Voice Remembers: An Authentic Tale of the Old Sioux World - by John G. Neihardt

    £15.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780803236288 | ISBN 10: 080323628x

    "[Eagle Voice Remembers] is John Neihardt’s mature and reflective interpretation of the old Sioux way of life. He served as a translator of the Sioux past, whose audience has proved not to be limited by space or time. Through his writings, Black Elk, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches by S.C. Gwynne
    Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches - by S.C. Gwynne

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781849017039 | ISBN 10: 1849017034

    In the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, a stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West, centering on Quanah, the greatest Comanche chief of them a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian Project in the Field by Mick Gidley (Editor)
    Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian Project in the Field - by Mick Gidley (Editor)

    £19.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780803234680 | ISBN 10: 0803234686

    In Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian Project in the Field, Mick Gidley provides an intimate and informative glimpse of Edward S. Curtis (1868–1952) and his associates as they undertook their work in the early decades of the twentieth cen ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bloodshed at Little Bighorn: Sitting Bull, Custer, and the Destinies of Nations by Tim Lehman
    Bloodshed at Little Bighorn: Sitting Bull, Custer, and the Destinies of Nations - by Tim Lehman

    £17.00   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780801895012 | ISBN 10: 0801895014

    Commonly known as Custer's Last Stand, the Battle of Little Bighorn may be the best recognized violent conflict between the indigenous peoples of North America and the government of the United States. Incorporating the voices of Native Americans, sol ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crazy Horse: The Strange Man of the Oglalas by Mari Sandoz
    Crazy Horse: The Strange Man of the Oglalas - by Mari Sandoz

    £14.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780803217874 | ISBN 10: 0803217870

    Crazy Horse, the legendary military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose personal power and social nonconformity contributed to his reputation as being “strange,” fought in many famous battles, including the Little Bighorn, and held out tirelessly agains ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rise and Fall of the North American Indians by William Brandon
    The Rise and Fall of the North American Indians - by William Brandon

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780752446011 | ISBN 10: 0752446010

    The most comprehensive history of the North American Indians ever published.  Who were the first settlers in North America? Where did they come from? How did they survive?   From the Valley of Mexico to the Bering Strait, a multitude ... more

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  • Cover image of book Native American History for Dummies by Dorothy Lippert and Stephen J. Spignesi
    Native American History for Dummies - by Dorothy Lippert and Stephen J. Spignesi

    £13.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780470148419 | ISBN 10: 0470148411

    Call them Native Americans, American Indians, indigenous peoples, or first nations — a vast and diverse array of nations, tribes, and cultures populated every corner of North America long before Columbus arrived. Native American History For Dummies r ... more

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  • Cover image of book The North American Indians Portfolios from the Library of Congress by Bodmer, Catlin, McKenny & Hall
    The North American Indians Portfolios from the Library of Congress - by Bodmer, Catlin, McKenny & Hall

    £8.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780789209061 | ISBN 10: 0789209063

    This miniature folio is based on the well-known frontier artwork by Bodmer, Catlin, and McKenney & Hall.   Based on the renowned frontier artwork of George Catlin’s North American Indian Portfolio, McKenney and Hall’s History of the Indian Tr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Education of Little Tree (25th Anniversary edition) by Forrest Carter
    The Education of Little Tree (25th Anniversary edition) - by Forrest Carter

    £21.95   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780826328090 | ISBN 10: 0826328091

    Foreword by Rennard Strickland.  The Education of Little Tree tells of a boy orphaned very young, who is adopted by his Cherokee grandmother and half-Cherokee grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Tennessee during the Great Depressi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pocket Essentials: The American Indian Wars by Howard Hughes
    Pocket Essentials: The American Indian Wars - by Howard Hughes

    £3.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781903047736 | ISBN 10: 1903047730

    Almost everything you need to know in one essential guide. At the beginning of the 1840s, the proud tribes of the North American Indians looked across the plains at the seemingly unstoppable expansion of the white man's West. During the decades ... more

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  • Cover image of book American Indians by Nancy Shoemaker
    American Indians - by Nancy Shoemaker

    £36.50   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780631219958 | ISBN 10: 0631219951

    This collection brings together the best recent works covering over five hundred years of American Indian history. Organized chronologically, from pre-Columbian America to recent reflections on the legacy of Indian political activism in the 1960s and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown
    Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West - by Dee Brown

    £10.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9780099526407 | ISBN 10: 0099526409

    First published in 1970, this extraordinary book changed the way people thought about the original inhabitants of America. Beginning with the Long Walk of the Navajos in 1860 and ending 30 years later with the massacre of Sioux men, women, and childr ... more

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