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Native American Studies

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  • Betty

    The International Bestseller

    by Tiffany McDaniel

    'Breahtaking'Vogue'So engrossing! Betty is a page-turning Appalachian coming-of-age story steeped in Cherokee history, told in undulating prose that settles right into you'Naoise Dolan, Sunday Times bestselling author of Exciting Times'I felt consumed by this book. I loved it, you will love it'Daisy Johnson, Booker Prize shortlisted author of Everthing Under<... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The White Possessive

    Property, Power, and Indigenous Sovereignty

    by Aileen Moreton-Robinson

    series Indigenous Americas
    The White Possessive explores the links between race, sovereignty, and possession through themes of property: owning property, being property, and becoming propertyless. Focusing on the Australian Aboriginal context, Aileen Moreton-Robinson questions current race theory in the first world and its preoccupation with foregrounding slavery and migration. The nation, she argues, is socially and ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD

  • Empire of Wild

    by Cherie Dimaline

    A #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLEROne of the most anticipated books of the summer for Time, Harper's Bazaar, Bustle and Publishers Weekly'Deftly written, gripping and informative. Empire of Wild is a rip-roaring read!'Margaret Atwood'Empire of Wild is doing everything I love in a contemporary novel and more. It is tough, funny, beautiful, honest and propulsive'Tomm... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Dispelling Wetiko

    Breaking the Curse of Evil

    by Paul Levy and 1 more

    There is a contagious psychospiritual disease of the soul, a parasite of the mind, that is currently being acted out en masse on the world stage via a collective psychosis of titanic proportions. This mind-virus—which Native Americans have called "wetiko"—covertly operates through the unconscious blind spots in the human psyche, rendering people oblivious to their own madness and compelling them ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • The Wild Frontier

    Atrocities During the American-Indian War from Jamestown Colony to Wounded Knee

    by William M. Osborn

    The real story of the ordeal experienced by both settlers and Indians during the Europeans' great migration west across America, from the colonies to California, has been almost completely eliminated from the histories we now read. In truth, it was a horrifying and appalling experience. Nothing like it had ever happened anywhere else in the world.In The Wild Frontier, William M. Osborn discusses ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • The Lakotas and the Black Hills

    The Struggle for Sacred Ground

    by Jeffrey Ostler

    The story of the Lakota Sioux's loss of their spiritual homelands and their remarkable legal battle to regain itThe Lakota Indians counted among their number some of the most famous Native Americans, including Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse. Their homeland was in the magnificent Black Hills in South Dakota, where they found plentiful game and held religious ceremonies at charged locations like Devil ... Read more

    $18.58 AUD

  • Crazy Horse

    A Lakota Life

    by Mr. Kingsley M. Bray

    series The Civilization of the American Indian Series #254
    Crazy Horse was as much feared by tribal foes as he was honored by allies. His war record was unmatched by any of his peers, and his rout of Custer at the Little Bighorn reverberates through history. Yet so much about him is unknown or steeped in legend.Crazy Horse: A Lakota Life corrects older, idealized accounts—and draws on a greater variety of sources than other recent biographies—to expose ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • The Hopi Survival Kit

    The Prophecies, Instructions and Warnings Revealed by the Last Elders

    by Thomas E. Mails

    series Compass
    Now made public for the first time—an ancient Hopi spiritual guide that may hold the key to our survival in the next millenniumFor nearly a century the Elders of Hotevilla—a tiny village on a remote Hopi reservation in Arizona—have been guarding the secrets and prophecies of a thousand-year-old covenant that was created to ensure the well-being of the earth and its creatures. But the elders are ... Read more

    $20.12 AUD

  • Gall: Lakota War Chief

    Lakota War Chief

    by Robert W. Larson

    Called the “Fighting Cock of the Sioux” by U.S. soldiers, Hunkpapa warrior Gall was a great Lakota chief who, along with Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse, resisted efforts by the U.S. government to annex the Black Hills. It was Gall, enraged by the slaughter of his family, who led the charge across Medicine Tail Ford to attack Custer’s main forces on the other side of the Little Bighorn.Robert W. ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • The Other Slavery

    The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America

    by Andrés Reséndez

    **“The Other Slavery is nothing short of an epic recalibration of American history, one that’s long overdue…In addition to his skills as a historian and an investigator, Résendez is a skilled storyteller with a truly remarkable subject. This is historical nonfiction at its most important and most necessary.”—Literary Hub, 20 Best Works of Nonfiction of the Decade“Long-awaited and important . . . ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • All Our Relations

    Indigenous trauma in the shadow of colonialism

    by Tanya Talaga

    The world’s Indigenous communities are fighting to live and dying too young. In this vital and incisive work, Tanya Talaga explores intergenerational trauma and the alarming rise of youth suicide.From Northern Ontario to Nunavut, Norway, Brazil, Australia, and the United States, the Indigenous experience in colonised nations is startlingly similar and deeply disturbing. It is an experience marked ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Red Skin, White Masks

    Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

    by Glen Sean Coulthard

    series Indigenous Americas
    WINNER OF:Frantz Fanon Outstanding Book from the Caribbean Philosophical AssociationCanadian Political Science Association’s C.B. MacPherson PrizeStudies in Political Economy Book PrizeOver the past forty years, recognition has become the dominant mode of negotiation and decolonization between the nation-state and Indigenous nations in North America. The term “recognition” shapes debates over ... Read more

    $27.71 AUD

  • Black Elk

    The Life of an American Visionary

    by Joe Jackson

    Winner of the Society of American Historians' Francis Parkman PrizeWinner of the PEN / Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for BiographyBest Biography of 2016, True West magazineWinner of the Western Writers of America 2017 Spur Award, Best Western BiographyFinalist, National Book Critics Circle Award for BiographyLong-listed for the Cundill Hi... ... Read more

    $21.55 AUD

  • The Medicine Wheel

    Earth Astrology

    by Sun Bear and 1 more

    "This book came about as the result of a vision that I had long ago...." So writes Chippewa medicine man, seer, and Indian leader Sun Bear. In The Medicine Wheel he and his medicine helper, Wabun, share his vision, setting forth a whole new system of earth astrology to help guide people not only in their daily living but in their life path as well. A beautiful and inspiring new approach to ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Wyoming

    by Zane Gray

    A certified classic by the master of Western fiction Zane Grey.With cattle rustling on the rise in the cattle town of Randall, Wyoming, newcomers Martha Ann Dixon and Andrew Bonning join the ranchers in their fight to protect their livestock.“Take this hombre’s gun, Tenderfoot,” the foreman snapped while keeping the rustler covered. Young Andy yanked the weapon out from under the man’s belt. “Now ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Dancing On Our Turtle's Back: Stories of Nishnaabeg Re-Creation, Resurgence, and a New Emergence

    Stories of Nishnaabeg Re-Creation, Resurgence, and a New Emergence

    by Leanne Simpson

    Many promote Reconciliation as a “new” way for Canada to relate to Indigenous Peoples. In Dancing on Our Turtle’s Back: Stories of Nishnaabeg Re-Creation, Resurgence, and a New Emergence activist, editor, and educator Leanne Simpson asserts reconciliation must be grounded in political resurgence and must support the regeneration of Indigenous languages, oral cultures, and traditions of governance. ... Read more

    $10.66 AUD

  • Recognizing Aboriginal Title

    The Mabo Case and Indigenous Resistance to English-Settler Colonialism

    by Peter Russell

    series Heritage
    A judicial revolution occurred in 1992 when Australia's highest court discarded a doctrine that had stood for two hundred years, that the country was a terra nullius – a land of no one – when the white man arrived. The proceedings were known as the Mabo Case, named for Eddie Koiki Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander who fought the notion that the Australian Aboriginal people did not have a system of ... Read more

    $60.16 AUD

  • “Nevada”

    A Romance of the West

    by Zane Grey

    THE BLAZING BESTSELLER BY THE GREATEST NAME IN WESTERN FICTIONFrom the deep wild gorges of the sinister Mogollons in the north, down to the shimmering wastes of the Painted Desert, the rustlers murdered and robbed—while Arizona seethed dangerously. There was only one man who had the guts, the guns and the driving, urgent reason to buck that crew—and his name was Jim Lacy. Wanted by both sides of ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • The Indian Tipi: Its History, Construction, and Use

    Its History, Construction, and Use

    by Reginald Laubin and 1 more

    When the first edition of this book was published in 1957, the art of making a tipi was almost lost, even among American Indians. Since that time a tremendous resurgence of interest in the Indian way of life has occurred, resurgence due in part, at least, to the Laubins' life-long efforts at preservation and interpretation of Indian culture.As The Indian Tipi makes obvious, the American Indian is ... Read more

    $30.68 AUD

  • Mohawk Interruptus

    Political Life Across the Borders of Settler States

    by Audra Simpson

    Mohawk Interruptus is a bold challenge to dominant thinking in the fields of Native studies and anthropology. Combining political theory with ethnographic research among the Mohawks of Kahnawà:ke, a reserve community in what is now southwestern Quebec, Audra Simpson examines their struggles to articulate and maintain political sovereignty through centuries of settler colonialism. The Kahnawà:ke ... Read more

    $33.21 AUD

  • The Fighting Cheyennes

    by George Bird Grinnell

    "This book deals with the wars of the Cheyennes. A fighting and a fearless people.When their struggles with the white men began, some of their older and wiser men strove earnestly to preserve peace, but their efforts failed. During these first wars between the whites and the Cheyennes, the United States Government was struggling for its very life. Its attention was concentrated on the war between ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs and Condition of the North American Indians

    by George Catlin

    Letters and Notes on the Customs and Manners of the North American Indians is a two-volume travel narrative by George Catlin, an American painter, author, and traveler.The book, published in 1842 in London, was written during eight years of travel from 1832 to 1839. The book is divided into letters written by Catlin, rather than chapters, with some letters containing information about the same ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Native Roots

    How the Indians Enriched America

    by Jack Weatherford

    "Well written, imagery-ridden...A tale of what was, what became, and what is today regarding the Indian relation to the European civilization that 'grafted' itself onto this ancient system.'" (Minneapolis Star Tribune)Conventional American history holds that the white settlers of the New World re-created the societies they had known in England, France, and Spain. But as anthropologist Jack ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • Trail of Tears

    The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation

    by John Ehle

    A sixth-generation North Carolinian, highly-acclaimed author John Ehle grew up on former Cherokee hunting grounds. His experience as an accomplished novelist, combined with his extensive, meticulous research, culminates in this moving tragedy rich with historical detail.The Cherokee are a proud, ancient civilization. For hundreds of years they believed themselves to be the "Principle People" ... Read more

    $21.66 AUD