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The Trickster
A Study in American Indian Mythology
Written by Paul Radin

Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: September 13, 1987
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-8052-0351-6 (0-8052-0351-6)

Introduction by Stanley Diamond, Commentaries by Karl Kernyi and C.G. Jung. The Myth of the Trickster is one of the earliest and most universal expressions of mankind; nowhere does it survive in more starkly archaic form that in the uninhibited episodes of the Winnebago Trickster Cycle, recorded here in full. Radin... Read more >

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Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley

Written by Ephraim Squier

Format: Trade Paperback, 324 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
On Sale: October 17, 1998
Price: $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-56098-898-4 (1-56098-898-3)

Originally published in 1848 as the first major work in the nascent discipline as well as the first publication of the newly established Smithsonian Institution, Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley remains today not only a key document in the history of American archaeology but also the primary source of information... Read more >

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African-Native American Lives in the Americas
Edited by Gabrielle Tayac

Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
On Sale: October 26, 2009
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-58834-271-3 (1-58834-271-9)

Throughout American history, people of combined African and Native American descent have often struggled for acceptance, not only from dominant cultures but also from their own communities. In this collection of twenty-seven groundbreaking essays, authors from across the Americas explore the complex personal histories and contemporary lives of people with a... Read more >

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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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Apache Warrior 1860-86

Written by Robert Watt

Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-4728-0352-8 (1-4728-0352-3)

Focusing on the Chiricahua Apache, led by such famous warriors as Cochise Mangas Coloradas, Victorio, Nana and Geronimo, this book strips away the myths behind the history of some of the feared opponents of the US Army in the southwest United States. It explains how their upbringing, training and culture equipped... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Indian Givers
How Native Americans Transformed the World
Written by Jack Weatherford

Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-71715-3 (0-307-71715-1)

After 500 years, the world's huge debt to the wisdom of the Indians of the Americas has finally been explored in all its vivid drama by anthropologist Jack Weatherford. He traces the crucial contributions made by the Indians to our federal system of government, our democratic institutions, modern medicine, agriculture, architecture... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and an eBook.

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Rainforest Medicine
Preserving Indigenous Science and Biodiversity in the Upper Amazon
Written by Jonathon Miller Weisberger
Illustrated by Pablo Amaringo, Thomas Wang and Agustin Payaguaje
Foreword by Daniel Pinchbeck

Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-58394-608-4 (1-58394-608-X)

Chronicling the practices, legends, and wisdom of the vanishing traditions of the upper Amazon, this book reveals the area’s indigenous peoples’ approach to living in harmony with the natural world. Rainforest Medicine features in-depth essays on plant-based medicine and indigenous science from four distinct Amazonian societies: deep forest and urban, lowland... Read more >
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