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Native North Americans in Literature For Youth

In Native North Americans in Literature for Youth, Alec Crosetto and Rajinder Garcha identify of resources, including books, internet sites and media titles for k-12 students and educators. Entries are sub-divided into chapters covering geographic regions, history, religions, social life, customs and traditions, biographies,oral traditions and fiction.There are also chapters for general reference resources, curriculum resources and internet sites.

The Killing Of Crazy Horse

This book contains more first and second-hand source materials than many others about the assassination of  Crazy Horse, making the narrative an interesting mix of Indigenous and colonial perspectives on the transition period of the Lakota from free-living peoples to a people experiencing the occupation of their homeland by a ruthless, immoral colonizer.

Voices From Wounded Knee

A photographic recounting of the story of the historic occupation and confrontation between AIM and the U.S. government and their allies that gave impetus to the language and cultural reclamation efforts that continue to this day in Indian Country. This book is rare and a difficult find, but really captures the feeling of the time and provides a lot of information about the American Indian Movement and the ongoing colonization of Turtle Island.

Indigenous Local

Local foods have garnered much attention in recent years, but the concept is hardly new: indigenous peoples have always made the most of nature’s gifts. Their menus were truly the “original local,” celebrated here in sixty home-tested recipes paired with profiles of tribal activists, food researchers, families, and chefs.

 

Ojibwa Warrior : Dennis Banks and the Rise of the American Indian Movement

Dennis Banks’ account of his life and the genesis of the American Indian Movement. An interesting read, told humbly by a leader in the true sense of the word. Read of the events in the struggle for Indian sovereignty through the eyes of someone at the epicenter of the tumult caused by Indians who had the audacity to stand up and fight for their basic human rights after four hundred years of colonization and oppression.

The Untold History of the United States

Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick tell the history of the U.S from the perspective of those who have lost the most as the government has been co-opted by big money and the military-industrial complex. (Namely, the American people…) There are lots of interesting stories that most history textbooks have chosen not to tell. This is thee real reason why our children do not receive a first-rate education, because history is largely written to legitimize the status quo, rather than to illuminate the past and present so that we can see our way to a better future.

Anishinabe Syndicated

This book comprises selections from the newspaper column written by Jim Northrup (Fon Du Lac Ojibwe) between 1989 and 2001. The column, “Fond du Lac Follies,” appears monthly in a number of Indigenous newspapers in the Upper Midwest.

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