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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: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $30.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-45510-3 (0-679-45510-8)

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 trade paperback.

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Star Mounds
Legacy of a Native American Mystery
Written by Ross Hamilton


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-58394-446-2 (1-58394-446-X)

Star Mounds is a full-color illustrated study of the precolonial monuments of the greater Ohio Valley, woven together with over fifty “medicine stories” inspired by Native American mythology that demonstrate the depth of the knowledge held by indigenous peoples about the universe they lived in.

The earthworks of the region have... Read more >

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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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