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The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399573194
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 5th, 2019




This Land Is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving Cover Image
ISBN: 9781632869241
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - November 5th, 2019

Ahead of the 400th anniversary of the first Thanksgiving, a new look at the Plymouth colony's founding events, told for the first time with Wampanoag people at the heart of the story.

Canyon Dreams: A Basketball Season on the Navajo Nation Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525534662
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Published: Blue Rider Press - November 19th, 2019

The moving story of a Navajo high school basketball team, its members struggling with the everyday challenges of high school, adolescence, and family, and the great and unique obstacles facing Native Americans living on reservations.

Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs Cover Image
ISBN: 9780190673062
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - November 1st, 2019

In November 1519, Hernando Cort�s walked along a causeway leading to the capital of the Aztec kingdom and came face to face with Moctezuma. That story--and the story of what happened afterwards--has been told many times, but always following the narrative offered by the Spaniards. After all, we have been taught, it was the Europeans who held the pens.

The Girl in the Photograph: The True Story of a Native American Child, Lost and Found in America Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250173645
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - November 26th, 2019

Through the story of Tamara, an abused Native American child, North Dakota Senator Byron Dorgan describes the plight of many children living on reservations—and offers hope for the future.

Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery Cover Image
ISBN: 9780830845255
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Published: IVP Books - November 5th, 2019

★ PW Starred Review: "This sobering critique presents a disturbing yet welcome analysis of how the Doctrine of Discovery has split American church and society along racial lines..."

The Three-Cornered War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501152542
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Published: Scribner - February 11th, 2020

A dramatic, riveting, and deeply researched narrative account of the epic struggle for the West during the Civil War, revealing a little-known, vastly important episode in American history.

In The Three-Cornered War Megan Kate Nelson reveals the fascinating history of the Civil War in the American West.

Walking the Old Road: A People's History of Chippewa City and the Grand Marais Anishinaabe Cover Image
ISBN: 9781517903404
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - December 10th, 2019

The story of a once vibrant, now vanished off-reservation Ojibwe village—and a vital chapter of the history of the North Shore

“We do this because telling where you are from is just as important as your name. It helps tie us together and gives us a strong and solid place to speak from.

Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393609844
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 24th, 2020

A masterful and unsettling history of “Indian Removal,” the forced migration of Native Americans across the Mississippi River in the 1830s and the state-sponsored theft of their lands.

Oklahoma's Atticus: An Innocent Man and the Lawyer Who Fought for Him Cover Image
ISBN: 9781496200907
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Published: Bison Books - November 1st, 2019

Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1953: an impoverished Cherokee named Buster Youngwolfe confesses to brutally raping and murdering his eleven-year-old female relative. When Youngwolfe recants his confession, saying he was forced to confess by the authorities, his city condemns him, except for one man—public defender and Creek Indian Elliott Howe.

This wide-ranging reference book covers almost 3000 years of history, offering enthralling insights into the art and architecture, myths and legends, and everyday life of the many different empires of Central America and Mexico.

Objects of Survivance: A Material History of the American Indian School Experience Cover Image
ISBN: 9781607329923
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Published: University Press of Colorado - November 21st, 2019

Between 1893 and 1903, Jesse H. Bratley worked in Indian schools across five reservations in the American West. As a teacher Bratley was charged with forcibly assimilating Native Americans through education.

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