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  1. In Defense of Loose Translations
    In Defense of Loose Translations is a memoir that bridges the personal and professional experiences of Elizabeth Cook-Lynn. Having spent much of her life illuminating the tragic irony of being an Indian in America, this provocative... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2018
    Hardback | £22.99
  2. Bitterroot
    In Bitterroot Susan Devan Harness traces her journey to understand the complexities and struggles of being an American Indian child adopted by a white couple and living in the rural American West. When Harness was fifteen years... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2018
    Hardback | £22.99
  3. The Turtle's Beating Heart
    “Grandchildren meet their grandparents at the end,” Denise Low says, “as tragic figures. We remember their decline and deaths. . . . The story we see as grandchildren is like a garden covered by snow, just outlines... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2017
    Hardback | £18.99
  4. Rights Remembered
    Rights Remembered is a remarkable historical narrative and autobiography written by esteemed Lummi elder and culture bearer Pauline R. Hillaire, Scälla–Of the Killer Whale. A direct descendant of the immediate postcontact... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2016
    Hardback | £52.00
  5. Searching for My Destiny
    George Blue Spruce Jr. is recognized as the first American Indian dentist in the United States. His life story reaches back to the ancient Pueblo culture cherished by his grandparents and parents and extends to state-of-the-art... Learn More
    Published: 16th October 2012
    Paperback | £22.99
  6. Tales of the Old Indian Territory and Essays on the Indian Condition
    At the beginning of the twentieth century, Indian Territory, which would eventually become the state of Oklahoma, was a multicultural space in which various Native tribes, European Americans, and African Americans were equally... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2012
    Paperback | £48.00
  7. Muscogee Daughter
    How American is Miss America? For Susan Supernaw, a Muscogee (Creek) and Munsee Native American, the question wasn’t just academic. Throughout a childhood clouded by poverty, alcoholism, and abuse, Supernaw sought escape in... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2010
    Hardback | £22.99
  8. Chevato
    Here is the oral history of the Apache warrior Chevato, who captured eleven-year-old Herman Lehmann from his Texas homestead in May 1870. Lehmann called him “Bill Chiwat” and referred to him as both his captor and his friend.... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2009
    Paperback | £18.99
  9. William W. Warren
    This is the first full-length biography of William W. Warren (1825–53), an Ojibwe interpreter, historian, and legislator in the Minnesota Territory. Devoted to the interests of the Ojibwe at a time of government attempts at... Learn More
    Published: 20th March 2009
    Paperback | £14.99
  10. No One Ever Asked Me
    As a young adolescent, Hollis Dorion Stabler underwent a Native ceremony in which he was given the new name Na-zhin-thia, Slow to Rise. It was a name that no white person asked to know during Hollis's tour of duty in Anzio, his... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2008
    Paperback | £14.99
  11. Elias Cornelius Boudinot
    Elias Cornelius Boudinot provides the first full account of a man who was intimately and prominently involved in the life of the Cherokee Nation in the second half of the nineteenth century and was highly influential in the opening... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2008
    Paperback | £18.99
  12. Viet Cong at Wounded Knee
    It was at Wounded Knee, huddled under a night sky lit by military flares and the searchlights of armored carriers seeking him out, that Vietnam vet Woody Kipp realized that he, as an American Indian, had become the enemy, the... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2008
    Paperback | £10.99
  13. Alanis Obomsawin
    In more than twenty powerful films, Abenaki filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin has waged a brilliant battle against the ignorance and stereotypes that Native Americans have long endured in cinema and television. In this book, the first... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2006
    Paperback | £16.99
  14. Life, Letters and Speeches
    George Copway (Kahgegagahbowh, 1818–69), an Ojibwe writer and lecturer, rose to prominence in American literary, political, and social circles during the mid-nineteenth century. His colorful, kaleidoscopic life took him from... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2006
    Paperback | £22.99
  15. LaDonna Harris
    This book is the unforgettable story of a Comanche woman who has become one of the most influential, inspired, and determined Native Americans in politics. LaDonna Harris was born on a Comanche allotment in southern Oklahoma in... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2006
    Paperback | £12.99
  16. Chainbreaker
    One of the earliest memoirs by an American Indian, Chainbreaker presents the recollections of a Seneca chief, also known as Governor Blacksnake. A fighter in the American Revolution who lived more than a century, Chainbreaker... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2005
    Paperback | £14.99
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