The autiobiography of Jordin Tootoo, from Rankin Inlet, the first Inuit to ever play in the National Hockey League. Many will readily identify with his struggle against racism, alcoholism and poverty. The honesty of his story is both shocking and relatable and shares some important insight into what life for young Native Americans is too often like. For those non-native teachers who are wondering about what home life is like for some of our more challenging students this book may be a helpful read.
A story of family, grief and and the cycle of life. A young girl comes to terms with the loss of a beloved family member and the birth of a sibling.
A story of the invention of the potatoe chip by George Crum , a man of Native and African descent
A trickster's retelling of the story of Columbus' invasion of the Americas....
A book about children who come from multi-cultural backgrounds and identity issues .
A retelling of the history of America through the lives of its many minorities spanning the period between the 1607 founding of Jamestown through the begginning of the twenty-first century.
Howard Zinn's illustrated, young adult readers' version of "A Peoples' History Of The United States"
A coherent look at the reality of the central role of colonial genocide in the establishment of the United States of America.
“The awakening of consciousness and the return of Kukulk’an Quetzacoatl, the plumed serpent, has started. This book ,”The Night of the last Katun-2012 Maya" unravels these mysteries. In a rather accessible language, and from the mayan perspective, it shows how the universe gardually evolves until it becomes aware of itself. It also shows us man’s role in this evolutionary process, and it reminds us of who we are, where we came from, and what we are doing on this planet"—From the jacket cover
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This book incorporates selections from Charles Eastman’s five most important books and includes more than 275 illustrations.(Photographs, paintings, vignettes, timelines and maps).There are also nine interviews with contemporary Native leaders on their experiences of living in two worlds