Now a special 30th anniversary edition in both hardcover and paperback, the classic bestselling history The New York Times called Original, remarkable, and finally heartbreakingImpossible to put down n nBury My Heart at Wounded Knee is Dee Brown s eloquent, fully documented account of the system
A captivating biography of the man who became a legend at the Battle of the Little Bighorn n nAs a brilliant leader of a desperate cause and one of the most perennially fascinating figures of the American West, Crazy Horse crushed Custer s 7th Cavalry and brought the United States Army to its knees N
In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492 n nContrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a pristine wilderne
Highway of Tears: A True Story of Racism, Indifference and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls07 February 2017 | By Jessica McDiarmid | Filed in: indigenous-history.
A searing account of the missing, and murdered, Indigenous women of Highway 16, and an indictment of the society that failed them n nFor decades, Indigenous women have gone missing, or been found murdered, along an isolated stretch of highway in northwestern British Columbia The highway is known as
In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian Nation in Oklahoma After oil was discovered beneath their land, the Osage rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe n nThen, one by one, they began to be killed
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History15 March 2019 | By S.C. Gwynne | Filed in: indigenous-history.
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 all.S C Gwynne s Empire of the Summer Moon spans
In arresting, but harrowing, prose, James Daschuk examines the roles that Old World diseases, climate, and, most disturbingly, Canadian politics the politics of ethnocide played in the deaths and subjugation of thousands of aboriginal people in the realization of Sir John A Macdonald s National Dr
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE n nA sweeping history and counter narrative of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present n nThe received idea of Native American history as promulgated by books like Dee Brown s mega bestselling 1970 Bury My Heart at
WINNER of the 2014 RBC Taylor Prize n nThe Inconvenient Indian is at once a history and the complete subversion of a history in short, a critical and personal meditation that the remarkable Thomas King has conducted over the past 50 years about what it means to be Indian in North America n nRich wi
A magisterial, essential history of the struggle between whites and Native Americans over the fate of the West n nWith the end of the Civil War, the nation recommenced its expansion onto traditional Indian tribal lands, setting off a wide ranging conflict that would last than three decades In a
One of the many ironies of U.S government policy toward Indians in the early 1800s is that it persisted in removing to the West those who had most successfully adapted to European values As whites encroached on Cherokee land, many Native leaders responded by educating their children, learning Engl
Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance07 April 2017 | By Nick Estes | Filed in: indigenous-history.
How two centuries of Indigenous resistance created the movement proclaiming Water is life n nIn 2016, a small protest encampment at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota, initially established to block construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, grew to be the largest Indigenous protest
Winner of the 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Award for History New York Times Book Review Editors Choice Gruesomely thorough Others have described some of these campaigns, but never in such strong terms and with so much blame placed directly on the United States government Alexander Nazary
Unsettling Canada A National Wake Up Call by Arthur Manuel and Chief Ronald Derrickson describes the victories and failures, the hopes and the fears of a generation of activists fighting for Aboriginal title and rights in Canada Unsettling Canada chronicles the modern struggle for Indigenous right