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Native American Studies

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    Braiding Sweetgrass

    Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

    Narrated by Robin Wall Kimmerer ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 44 min

    As a botanist and professor of plant ecology, Robin Wall Kimmerer has spent a career learning how to ask questions of nature using the tools of science. As a Potawatomi woman, she learned from elders, family, and history that the Potawatomi, as well as a majority of other cultures indigenous to this land, consider plants and animals to be our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer ... Read more

    $33.68 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America

    by Thomas King ...
    Narrated by Lorne Cardinal ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 56 min

    The 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.Rich with dark and light, pain and magic, this book distills the insights gleaned from that meditation, weaving the curiously circular tale of the ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Stone Artifacts of Texas Indians

    Unabridged

    5 hours 18 min

    Useful for academic and recreational archaeologists alike, this book identifies and describes over 200 projectile points and stone tools used by prehistoric Native American Indians in Texas. The authors also demonstrate how factors such as environment, locale, and type of artifact combine to produce a portrait of theses ancient cultures. ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    We Refuse to Forget

    A True Story of Black Creeks, American Identity, and Power

    by Caleb Gayle ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 30 min

    A landmark work of Black and Native American history that reconfigures our understanding of identity, race, and belonging and the inspiring ways marginalized people have pushed to redefine their worldIn this paradigm-shattering work of American history, Caleb Gayle tells the extraordinary story of the Creek Nation, a Native tribe that two centuries ago both owned slaves and accepted Black people ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Wolf at Twilight

    An Indian Elder's Journey through a Land of Ghosts and Shadows

    by Kent Nerburn ...
    Narrated by Peter Berkrot ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 5 min

    A note is left on a car windshield, an old dog dies, and Kent Nerburn finds himself back on the Lakota reservation where he traveled more than a decade before with a tribal elder named Dan. The touching, funny, and haunting journey that ensues goes deep into reservation boarding-school mysteries, the dark confines of sweat lodges, and isolated Native homesteads far back in the Dakota hills in ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Comanche Empire

    Narrated by Carla Mercer-Meyer ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 51 min

    In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, a Native American empire rose to dominate the fiercely contested lands of the American Southwest, the southern Great Plains, and northern Mexico. This powerful empire, built by the Comanche Indians, eclipsed its various European rivals in military prowess, political prestige, economic power, commercial reach, and cultural influence. Yet, until now, ... Read more

    $33.68 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Nine Years Among the Indians, 1870-1879

    The Story of the Captivity and Life of a Texan Among the Indians

    Narrated by John McLain ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 16 min

    As a young child, Herman Lehmann was captured by a band of plundering Apache Indians and remained with them for nine years. This is his dramatic and unique story. His memoir, fast-paced and compelling, tells of his arduous initial years with the Apache as he underwent a sometimes torturous initiation into Indian life. Peppered with various escape attempts, Lehmann's recollections are fresh and ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Wisdom Sits in Places

    Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache

    Narrated by Steven Jay Cohen ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 14 min

    This remarkable book introduces us to four unforgettable Apache people, each of whom offers a different take on the significance of places in their culture. Apache conceptions of wisdom, manners and morals, and of their own history are inextricably intertwined with place, and by allowing us to overhear his conversations with Apaches on these subjects Basso expands our awareness of what place can ... Read more

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    Grandma Says: Wake Up, World!

    The Wisdom, Wit, Advice, and Stories of “Grandma Aggie”

    Narrated by Agnes Baker Pilgrim ...
    series The Legacy of the First Nation, Voices of a Generation Series

    Unabridged

    6 hours 10 min

    Agnes Baker Pilgrim, known to most as Grandma Aggie, is in her nineties and is the oldest living member of the Takelma Tribe, one of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz.A descendant of both spiritual and political tribal leaders, Grandma Aggie travels tirelessly around the world to keep traditions alive, to help those in need, and to be a voice for the voiceless, helping everyone to remember to ... Read more

    $25.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Seven Paths

    Changing One's Way of Walking in the World

    by Jim Ferrell ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 16 min

    Too many people today have taken the wrong path. They walk alone, seeking peace and fulfillment in isolation. Countless well-meaning self-help books preach this gospel, as the name “self-help” implies. But this approach will take us only so far. Ultimately, it is in communion with our fellow beings and the natural world that we are made whole. We need to leave the path of Me and follow the path of ... Read more

    $26.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Native American History For Dummies

    Unabridged

    13 hours 43 min

    Call them Native Americans, American Indians, indigenous peoples, or first nations-a vast and diverse array of nations, tribes, and cultures populated every corner of North America long before Columbus arrived. Native American History For Dummies reveals what is known about their pre-Columbian history and shows how their presence, customs, and beliefs influenced everything that was to follow. This ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Girl Who Sang to the Buffalo

    A Child, an Elder, and the Light from an Ancient Sky

    by Kent Nerburn ...
    Narrated by Peter Berkrot ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 55 min

    A haunting dream that will not relent pulls author Kent Nerburn back into the hidden world of Native America, where dreams have meaning, animals are teachers, and the "old ones" still have powers beyond our understanding. In this moving narrative, we travel through the lands of the Lakota and the Ojibwe, where we encounter a strange little girl with an unnerving connection to the past, a forgotten ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Betty

    The International Bestseller

    Narrated by Dale Dickey ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 36 min

    'NOT A STORY YOU WILL SOON FORGET' Karen Joy Fowler, author of Man Booker Prize finalist We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves'A girl comes of age against the knife.' So begins the story of Betty Carpenter.Born in a bathtub in 1954 to a Cherokee father and white mother, Betty is the sixth of eight siblings. The world they inhabit is one of poverty and violence - both from outside the family and ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Fight or Submit

    Standing Tall in Two Worlds

    Unabridged

    9 hours 22 min

    In the opening to his memoir, Grand Chief Ron Derrickson says his "story is not a litany of complaints but a list of battles" that he has fought. And he promises he will not be overly pious in his telling of them. "As a businessman," he writes, "I like to give the straight goods." In Fight or Submit, Derrickson delivers on his promise and it turns out he has a hell of a story to tell. Born and ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Indigenomics

    Taking a Seat at the Economic Table

    Narrated by Denise Halfyard ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 31 min

    Igniting the $100 billion Indigenous economyIt is time. It is time to increase the visibility, role, and responsibility of the emerging modern Indigenous economy and the people involved. This is the foundation for economic reconciliation. This is Indigenomics.Indigenomics lays out the tenets of the emerging Indigenous economy, built around relationships, multigenerational stewardship of resources, ... Read more

    $47.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Literatures, Communities, and Learning

    Conversations with Indigenous Writers

    series Indigenous Studies

    Unabridged

    8 hours 42 min

    Literatures, Communities, and Learning: Conversations with Indigenous Writers gathers nine conversations with Indigenous writers about the relationship between Indigenous literatures and learning, and how their writing relates to communities.Relevant, reflexive, and critical, these conversations explore the pressing topic of Indigenous writings and its importance to the well-being of Indigenous ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Power of Silence

    Narrated by Luis Moreno ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 52 min

    Millions of readers worldwide have treasured the visionary brilliance of Carlos Castaneda, who first explores the world of the Yaqui Indian sorcerer in The Teachings of don Juan. Now, at last, don Juan returns in The Power of Silence—wise, infuriating, capable of working miracles and playing practical jokes, but always seeking the wisdom of the warrior. The Power of Silence is Castaneda’s most ... Read more

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    Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask

    by Anton Treuer ...
    Narrated by Kaipo Schwab ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 1 min

    "I had a profoundly well-educated Princetonian ask me, 'Where is your tomahawk?' I had a beautiful woman approach me in the college gymnasium and exclaim, 'You have the most beautiful red skin.' I took a friend to see Dances with Wolves and was told, 'Your people have a beautiful culture.' . . . I made many lifelong friends at college, and they supported but also challenged me with questions like, ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Active Side of Infinity

    Narrated by Luis Moreno ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 28 min

    "Ordinarily, events that change our path are impersonal affairs, and yet extremely personal. My teacher, don Juan Matsus, said this is guiding me as his apprentice to collect what I considered to be the memorable events of my life.. Don Juan described the total goal of the shamanistic knowledge that he handled as the preparation for facing the definitive journey: the journey that every human being ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Wind Is My Mother

    The Life and Teachings of a Native American Shaman

    by Bear Heart ...
    Narrated by Larry Winters ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 49 min

    With eloquent simplicity, one of the world's last Native American Medicine Men demonstrates how traditional tribal wisdom can help us maintain spiritual and physical health in today's world. ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Journey of Crazy Horse

    A Lakota History

    Narrated by Joseph Marshall ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 56 min

    Most of the world remembers Crazy Horse as a peerless warrior who brought the U.S. Army to its knees at the Battle of Little Bighorn. But to his fellow Lakota Indians, he was a dutiful son and humble fighting man who-with valor, spirit, respect, and unparalleled leadership-fought for his people's land, livelihood, and honor. In this fascinating biography, Joseph M. Marshall, himself a Lakota ... Read more

    $36.65 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    North American Indians

    A Very Short Introduction

    Unabridged

    5 hours 34 min

    When Europeans first arrived in North America, between five and eight million indigenous people were already living there. But how did they come to be here? What were their agricultural, spiritual, and hunting practices? How did their societies evolve and what challenges do they face today? Eminent historians Theda Perdue and Michael Green begin by describing how nomadic bands of hunter-gatherers ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Soul of the Indian and Seven Native American Tales

    Narrated by Scott Peterson ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 18 min

    CharlesAlexander Eastman, an educated and well-known Sioux, saw both sides of thegreat divide between Indians and whites, and he wrote eleven books attemptingto reconcile the two cultures. Although he was a convert to Christianity,Eastman never lost his sense of the wholeness and beauty of the Indian’srelation to his existence and to the natural world.These sixessays on the Indian’s spiritual ... Read more

    $14.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mescaline

    A Global History of the First Psychedelic

    by Mike Jay ...
    Narrated by Paul Brion ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 51 min

    A definitive history of mescaline that explores its mind-altering effects across cultures, from ancient America to Western modernity Mescaline became a popular sensation in the mid-twentieth century through Aldous Huxley's The Doors of Perception, after which the word "psychedelic" was coined to describe it. Its story, however, extends deep into prehistory: the earliest Andean cultures depicted ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial