This book seeks to clarify postcolonial Indigenous thought beginning at the new millennium. It represents the voices of the first generation of global Indigenous scholars and converges those voices, their analyses, and their dreams of a decolonized world. -
A collection of essays recording the determination of native people to retain their languages and culture. In sharing these experiences it is hoped that the secret of the survival of Indigenous societies will pass from legend into contemporary awareness.Includes contributions by Paula Gunn Allen,Simon Ortiz, Leslie Marmon Silko, Marijo Moore and many others.
This book offers an Indigenous perspective on leadership, using the example set by the Lakota leader Crazy Horse as a model.Four key principles sre identified:Know yourself, Know your friends,Know the enemy, and Lead the way.The author attempts to show the universality of such principles and how it can be applied in contemporary times, not only as a guide for what leaders should be and how to lead, but also as an effective method for evaluating today’s leaders.(Social Studies/History)
In a new book anthology, Birthed from Scorched Hearts: Women Respond to War (Fulcrum Books 2008), the phenomenon of war is insightfully explored by more than 60 award-winning women writers. War, as experienced, observed and defined by the writers, is skillfully interrogated with wisdom and unapologetic honesty.
This book presents concepts that have been used for thousands of years in Ingigenous education. Dr.Cajete shows how we can inetgrate native ways of learning and teaching with mainstream education to revitalize the Euro-American educational system.(Indigenous Teaching/Best Practices)
Indigenous intellectuals have created a book with hands-on suggestions and activities to enable Indigenous communities to decolonize themselves.This book covers a wide range of topics including Indigenous governance,education,language,oral tradition,repatriation,images and stereotypes,diets, and truth-telling.It aims to facilitate critical thinking while fostering community discussions and plans for meaningful change.(Native American Studies)
A story of the history and culture of the Anishinabe/Ojibwe people, told by Thomas Peacock,a member of the Fond Du Lac band of Lake Superior Ojibwe and professor at the University of Monnesota,Duluth.This book is a companion to the six-part Public Television series of the same name.(Ojibwe History and Culture)
An interesting look at technology,colonialism and Indigenous alternatives to these.I particularly enjoyed the chapter about the origins of true democracy in North America.(History/Indigenous Culture)