National American Indian Heritage Month
Suggested Reading for November-December, 2008
The sacred : ways of knowledge, sources of life / Peggy V. Beck, Anna Lee Walters, Nia Francisco (chapter 12).
299.7 B393s 1977
The encyclopedia of Native American religions / Arlene Hirschfelder and Paulette Molin.
299.703 H669e 1992
Native American women / Diana Steer.
305.48897 S814 1996
Education for extinction: American Indians and the boarding school experience, 1875-1928/ Adams, David Wallace
398.2089979 H641 1985
Ethnobotany of western Washington; the knowledge and use of indigenous plants by native Americans. With illus. by Jeanne R. Janish.
581.9797 G977 1973
Buffalo nation : history and legend of the North American bison / Valerius Geist.
599.643 G313 1996
Native American art and folklore : a cultural celebration / edited by David Campbell
704.0397 N278 1993
Art of the American Indian frontier : the Chandler-Pohrt Collection / David W. Penney ; with essays by Richard A. Pohrt, Milford G. Chandler, and George P. Horse Capture.
704.0397073074 P413 1992
Northwest Coast Native and Native-style art : a guidebook for western Washington / Lloyd J. Averill, Daphne K. Morris.
709.797 A952n 1995
Columbia River basketry : gift of the ancestors, gift of the earth / Mary Dodds Schlick.
746.412089974 S344c 1994
Language of the robe : American Indian trade blankets / Robert W. Kapoun.
746.9 K17L 1992
Dwellers at the source : Southwestern Indian photographs of A.C. Vroman, 1895-1904. 779.997900497 V868d 1987
American Indian lacrosse : little brother of war / Thomas Vennum, Jr.
796.347 V464 1994
In mad love and war/ Joy Harjo
811 H282i 1990
Beginnings : a meditation on coast Salish lifeways / by Patrick J. Twohy.
811.54 T974b 1999
Lone Ranger and Tonto fistfight in heaven / Sherman Alexie.
813.54 A374L 1994
First Indian on the moon / Sherman Alexie.
813.54 A384f 1993
Ceremony/ Silko, Leslie
813.54 S583c 1988
Fools crow / James Welch.
813.54 W439f 1986
Native American verbal art : texts and contexts / William M. Clements.
897 C626 1996
Native peoples of the Northwest : a traveler’s guide to land, art, and culture / by Jan Halliday and Gail Chehak in cooperation with the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians.
917.9504 H188 1996
Native America : portrait of the peoples / [edited by] Duane Champagne ; foreword by Dennis Banks.
970.00497 N2781 1994
The founders of America : how Indians discovered the land, pioneered in it, and created great classical civilizations; how they were plunged into a dark age by invasion and conquest, and how they are reviving / Francis Jennings ; maps by Tom Willcockson. 970.00497 J54 1994
970.00497 P132i 2004
973.00497 S957b 1991
The Scratch of a pen: 1763 and the transformation of North America / Colin G. Galloway.
973.26 C163s 2006
500 nations : an illustrated history of North American Indians / Alvin M. Josephy, Jr.
970.00497 J83 1994
Ancient Mexico / Henri Stierlin
972.010222 S855a 1996
Buckskin and blanket days: memoirs of a friend of the Indians written in 1905 / Thomas Henry Tibbles
Children of the fur trade : forgotten Métis of the Pacific Northwest / John C. Jackson.
979.500497 J124 1995
Thunder in the Mountains: the Story of the Nez Perce War/ Ronald K. Fisher
979.50049741 F533 1992
Half-Sun on the Columbia : a biography of Chief Moses / by Robert H. Ruby and John A. Brown ; foreword by Angie Debo ; introduction by Deward E. Walker, Jr.
979.7004979092 M911r 1995
How can one sell the air? : the manifesto of an Indian Chief ; [illustrations and calligraphy by David Dickhoff
979.7700497 H847 1984
Images of Angeline : two views of Chief Seattle’s daughter from the nineteenth century / edited by Steve Heinzen.
979.700497092 I31 1995
Tears of internment : the Indian history of Fox Island and the Puget Sound Indian War / Cecelia Svinth Carpenter.
979.770300497 C295 1996
Crossroads Alaska : native cultures of Alaska and Siberia / Valérie Chaussonnet.
979.8004971 C499c 1995
Black Elk speaks [electronic resource] : being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux / by Nicholas Black Elk, as told through John G. Neihardt ; foreword by Vine Deloria, Jr. ; with illustrations by Standing Bear.
Native Americans in children’s literature [electronic resource] / by Jon C. Stott ; foreword by Joseph Bruchac.
Repatriation reader [electronic resource] : who owns American Indian remains? / edited by Devon A. Mihesuah.
970.00497 F565 1995
Cherokee, the trail of tears [videorecording] / a presentation of Discovery Networks and 9K*USA-TV.
975.0049755 H847 1993
Seminole, the unconquered [videorecording] / a co-production of Discovery Networks and KUSA-TV ; producer/director, Chris Wheeler ; producers, Sonny Hutchinson, Katherine Carpenter.
975.9004973. H847 1993
Cheyenne, the only good Indian is a dead Indian [videorecording] / a co-production of Discovery Networks and KUSA-TV ; producer/director, Chris Wheeler ; producer, Sonny Hutchinson.
978.004973 H847 1993
Dakota, let them eat grass [videorecording] / a co- production of Discovery Networks and KUSA-TV.
978.0049752 H847 1993
Apache: always the enemy [videorecording] / a presentation of Discovery Networks and 9K*USA-TV ; produced by Sonny Hutchison & Katherine Carpenter ; directed by Chris Wheeler.
979.004972 H847 1993
Inca [videorecording] : secrets of the ancestors / Time-Life Video and Television presents ; produced, directed & written by Tom Simon.
985.015 I36 1995
American Indian Heritage Foundation one of the largest advocacy groups for American Indian interests.
Infoplease weblinks Mostly statistics.
Edcitement: Celebrate Native American Heritage Month From the National Endowment for the Humanities, this site includes many lesson plans for teachers to use.
Explore National American Indian Heritage Month The National Park Service’s gateway to historic sites.
Native American Indian Heritage Month The US Department of Defense pays tribute to Indian military people.
Native American History Month This privately-produced site includes an apparently authoritative history of the celebration.