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6 Featured Titles

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38 Nooses
Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier's End
Written by Scott W. Berg

Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-38913-8 (0-307-38913-8)

A Kirkus Best Book of the Year

In August 1862, after suffering decades of hardship, broken treaties, and relentless encroachment on their land, the Dakota leader Little Crow reluctantly agreed that his people must go to war. After six weeks of fighting, the uprising was smashed, thousands of Indians were taken prisoner... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Connecting to Our Ancestral Past
Healing through Family Constellations, Ceremony, and Ritual
Written by Francesca Mason Boring

Format: Trade Paperback, 216 pages
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-58394-447-9 (1-58394-447-8)

Connecting to Our Ancestral Past is a pragmatic, spiritual journey that introduces a variety of specific rituals and conversations in connection with Constellations work, an experiential process that explores one's history and powerful events of the past in order to understand and resolve problems of the present. Constellations facilitator and author... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Heathen School
A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
Written by John Demos

Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-78112-7 (0-679-78112-9)

The astonishing story of a unique missionary project—and the America it embodied—from award-winning historian John Demos.

Near the start of the nineteenth century, as the newly established United States looked outward toward the wider world, a group of eminent Protestant ministers formed a grand scheme for gathering the rest of mankind into the redemptive fold of Christianity and “civilization.&rdquo... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Up Ghost River
A Chief's Journey Through the Turbulent Waters of Native History
Written by Edmund Metatawabin and Alexandra Shimo

Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Knopf Canada
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $32.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-39987-8 (0-307-39987-7)

In the 1950s, 7-year-old Edmund Metatawabin was separated from his family and placed in one of Canada’s worst residential schools. St. Anne’s, in north­ern Ontario, is an institution now notorious for the range of punishments that staff and teachers inflicted on students. Even as Metatawabin built the trappings of a successful... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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The Killing of Crazy Horse

Written by Thomas Powers

Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $18.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-71430-6 (0-375-71430-8)

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist
Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Best History

With the Great Sioux War as background and context, and drawing on many new materials, Thomas Powers establishes what really happened in the dramatic final months and days of Crazy Horse’s life.

He was the greatest Indian... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Atlas of Indian Nations

Written by Anton Treuer

Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: National Geographic
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $40.00
ISBN: 978-1-4262-1160-7 (1-4262-1160-0)

Atlas of Indian Nations is a comprehensive resource for those interested in Native American history and culture. Told through maps, photos, art, and archival cartography, this is the story of American Indians that only National Geographic can tell.
In the most comprehensive atlas of Native American history and culture available, the story... Read more >
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