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  • Animal Tales Of The Native American Indians

    by G.W. Mullins and 1 more

    series Tales Of The Native American Indians #1
    Native Americans use storytelling to get to know one another, as well as, passing history and messages on to newer generations. These stories are a heritage, but they will be known only as long as they are told. When someone ceases to tell a story, part of our cultural knowledge is gone.The stories of Native American Indians have always possessed some greater meaning. They are often based in ... Read more

    $4.21 AUD

  • The Last of the Mohicans (Illustrated + Audiobook Download Link + Active TOC)

    by James Fenimore Cooper

      FEATURES:        •     Includes beautiful artworks and illustrations      •     A link of a FREE audio book to download at the end of the book      •     Active Table of Contents for an easy navigation within the book      •     Manually coded and crafted by professionals for highest formatting quality and standards  </... ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Indigeneity: Before and Beyond the Law

    by Kathleen Birrell

    series Indigenous Peoples and the Law
    Examining contested notions of indigeneity, and the positioning of the Indigenous subject before and beyond the law, this book focuses upon the animation of indigeneities within textual imaginaries, both literary and juridical. Engaging the philosophy of Jacques Derrida and Walter Benjamin, as well as other continental philosophy and critical legal theory, the book uniquely addresses the troubled ... Read more

    $76.77 AUD

  • Summary: Killers of the Flower Moon - Summarized for Busy People

    The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI: Based on the Book by David Grann

    by Goldmine Reads

    This book summary and analysis was created for individuals who want to extract the essential contents and are too busy to go through the full version. This book is not intended to replace the original book. Instead, we highly encourage you to buy the full version.During the 1920s, the world's wealthiest people per capita were the Osage Indians of Oklahoma. Upon the discovery of oil underneath ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Why Indigenous Literatures Matter

    by Daniel Heath Justice

    series Indigenous Studies
    Part survey of the field of Indigenous literary studies, part cultural history, and part literary polemic, Why Indigenous Literatures Matter asserts the vital significance of literary expression to the political, creative, and intellectual efforts of Indigenous peoples today. Selected as an Equity, Justice, and Inclusion Community Read by the Association of University Presses.In considering the ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Native Women and Land

    Narratives of Dispossession and Resurgence

    by Stephanie J. Fitzgerald

    “What roles do literary and community texts and social media play in the memory, politics, and lived experience of those dispossessed?” Fitzgerald asks this question in her introduction and sets out to answer it in her study of literature and social media by (primarily) Native women who are writing about and often actively protesting against displacement caused both by forced relocation and ... Read more

    $36.84 AUD

  • Twenty-First Century Perspectives on Indigenous Studies

    Native North America in (Trans)Motion

    by Birgit Däwes and 2 more

    series Routledge Research in Transnational Indigenous Perspectives
    In recent years, the interdisciplinary fields of Native North American and Indigenous Studies have reflected, at times even foreshadowed and initiated, many of the influential theoretical discussions in the humanities after the "transnational turn." Global trends of identity politics, performativity, cultural performance and ethics, comparative and revisionist historiography, ecological ... Read more

    $69.73 AUD

  • The Blind Man and the Loon

    The Story of a Tale

    by Craig Mishler and 1 more

    The story of the Blind Man and the Loon is a living Native folktale about a blind man who is betrayed by his mother or wife but whose vision is magically restored by a kind loon. Variations of this tale are told by Native storytellers all across Alaska, arctic Canada, Greenland, the Northwest Coast, and even into the Great Basin and the Great Plains. As the story has traveled through cultures and ... Read more

    $61.48 AUD

  • Popol Vuh

    O esplendor da palavra antiga dos Maias-Quiché de Quauhtlemallan: aurora sangrenta, história e mito

    by Josely Vianna Baptista and 3 more

    Popol Vuh – o esplendor da palavra antiga dos Maias-Quiché de Quauhtlemallan: aurora sangrenta, história e mito é o mais importante documento poético-político da antiguidade das Américas. O Popol Vuh, Livro do Conselho, ou Livro da Comunidade, guarda a cosmogonia, o amanhecer da natureza e da humanidade, a mitologia heroica, a história e a genealogia dos Maias-Quiché da Guatemala. A tradução ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Colonial Mediascapes

    Sensory Worlds of the Early Americas

    by Matt Cohen and 1 more

    In colonial North and South America, print was only one way of communicating. Information in various forms flowed across the boundaries between indigenous groups and early imperial settlements. Natives and newcomers made speeches, exchanged gifts, invented gestures, and inscribed their intentions on paper, bark, skins, and many other kinds of surfaces. No one method of conveying meaning was ... Read more

    $43.00 AUD

  • Re-Imagining Nature

    Environmental Humanities and Ecosemiotics

    by Timo Maran and 10 more

    Re-Imagining Nature: Environmental Humanities and Ecosemiotics explores new horizons in environmental studies, which consider communication and meaning as core definitions of ecological life, essential to deep sustainability. It considers landscape as narrative, and applies theoretical frameworks in eco-phenomenology and ecosemiotics to literary, historical, and philosophical study of the ... Read more

    $144.53 AUD

  • Maurice Kenny

    Celebrations of a Mohawk Writer

    by Penelope Myrtle Kelsey and 1 more

    Explores the work of Maurice Kenny, a pivotal figure in American Indian literature from the 1950s to the present.Winner of the 2012 Best Critical Book Award presented by Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers AssociationThis collection explores the broad range of works by Mohawk writer Maurice Kenny (1929–), a pivotal figure in American Indian literature from the 1950s to the present. ... Read more

    $46.96 AUD

  • That Last Pow-Wow

    by That Native Thomas and 1 more

    Sparkling with magical realism, this book follows nine seemingly separate stories that dovetail in an unexpected and profound climax. It begins with a mysterious pow-wow to be held inside a colossal tipi, 200-feet tall and 3-miles wide, which suddenly appears on the outskirts of a town that has never hosted a pow-wow. Advertising fliers blanket the area and all of Indian country, billing itself as ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Nationhood and Improvised Belief in American Fiction

    by Ann Genzale

    Nationhood and Improvised Belief in American Fiction highlights the ways religious belief and practice intersect with questions of national belonging in the work of major contemporary writers. Through readings of novels by Louise Erdrich, Toni Morrison, Cristina García, and others, this book argues that the representations of syncretic, culturally hybrid, and improvised forms of religious practice ... Read more

    $62.36 AUD

  • Native American and First Nations Humor

    Laughter in the Oral Traditions

    by Vibha Vasi

    “Humor is introduced into the new-born Native American or First Nations’ life as a ceremony… King’s stories show that there are other helpers of humor, like the trickster and the coyote, who play important roles in teaching and transforming through laughter.”- Native American and First Nations HumorNative American and First Nations Humor is a complete study of Thomas King’s humor and its basis in ... Read more

    $5.22 AUD

  • American Bards

    Walt Whitman and Other Unlikely Candidates for National Poet

    by Edward Whitley

    Walt Whitman has long been regarded as the quintessential American bard, the poet who best represents all that is distinctive about life in the United States. Whitman himself encouraged this view, but he was also quick to remind his readers that he was an unlikely candidate for the office of national poet, and that his working-class upbringing and radical take on human sexuality often put him at ... Read more

    $29.25 AUD

  • Our Osage Hills

    Toward an Osage Ecology and Tribalography of the Early Twentieth Century

    by Michael Snyder and 4 more

    This revealing book presents a selection of lost articles from “Our Osage Hills,” a newspaper column by the renowned Osage writer, naturalist, and historian, John Joseph Mathews. Signed only with the initials “J.J.M.,” Mathews’s column featured regularly in the Pawhuska Daily Journal-Capital during the early 1930s. While Mathews is best known for his novel Sundown (1934), the pieces gathered in ... Read more

    $62.36 AUD

  • The Poetry and Poetics of Gerald Vizenor

    by Deborah L. Madsen

    The first book devoted exclusively to the poetry and literary aesthetics of one of Native America’s most accomplished writers, this collection of essays brings together detailed critical analyses of single texts and individual poetry collections from diverse theoretical perspectives, along with comparative discussions of Vizenor’s related works. Contributors discuss Vizenor’s philosophy of poetic ... Read more

    $61.48 AUD

  • LeAnne Howe at the Intersections of Southern and Native American Literature

    by Kirstin L. Squint

    series Southern Literary Studies
    With the publication of her first novel, Shell Shaker (2001), Choctaw writer LeAnne Howe quickly emerged as a crucial voice in twenty-first-century American literature. Her innovative, award-winning works of fiction, poetry, drama, and criticism capture the complexities of Native American life and interrogate histories of both cultural and linguistic oppression throughout the United States.In the ... Read more

    $58.07 AUD

  • New York et la société américaine - Souvenirs de voyage

    by Simonin

    En 1609, un navigateur anglais au service de la Hollande, Henry Hudson, recherchant après tant d’autres le fameux passage du nord-ouest qui devait conduire directement d’Amérique dans l’Inde, découvrait par le 40° degré 1/2 de latitude le grand fleuve qui porte son nom. Cinq ans après, les Hollandais jetaient sur les rives du fleuve, à 230 kilomètres de l’embouchure, les fondemens d’une colonie à ... Read more

    $2.44 AUD

  • Domestic Subjects

    Gender, Citizenship, and Law in Native American Literature

    by Beth H. Piatote

    Amid the decline of U.S. military campaigns against Native Americans in the late nineteenth century, assimilation policy arose as the new front in the Indian Wars, with its weapons the deployment of culture and law, and its locus the American Indian home and family. In this groundbreaking interdisciplinary work, Piatote tracks the double movement of literature and law in the contest over the aims ... Read more

    $62.25 AUD

  • When Did Indians Become Straight?

    Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty

    by Mark Rifkin

    When Did Indians Become Straight? explores the complex relationship between contested U.S. notions of normality and shifting forms of Native American governance and self-representation. Examining a wide range of texts (including captivity narratives, fiction, government documents, and anthropological tracts), Mark Rifkin offers a cultural and literary history of the ways Native peoples have been ... Read more

    $66.43 AUD

  • 2nd Grade US History: Native Americans to Early Settlers

    Second Grade Books

    by Baby Professor

    series Children's American History Books
    Why is it important to know who the early settlers were? To trace our culture and traditions, of course! This educational book presents what would otherwise be a boring subject for young children. The use of pictures creates a definite scenario that would stick to the memory well. So if you're looking for a more effective method of teaching history, this book is what you need! ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Howling for Justice

    New Perspectives on Leslie Marmon Silko’s Almanac of the Dead

    by Rebecca Tillett

    More than twenty years after its publication in 1991, Leslie Marmon Silko’s monumental novel Almanac of the Dead continues to disconcert, move, provoke, and outrage readers. In a work that is overtly and often uncomfortably political, Silko’s overflowing cast of characters includes representatives from a range of cultures and communities who are united by common experiences of dispossession, ... Read more

    $67.64 AUD