Cultural Resource Bibliography

Power and Place

Examines the issues facing Native American students as they progress through schools, colleges and on into professions.This collection of sixteen essays is at once philosophical, practical and visionary.It is an effort to open the discussion about the unique experience of Native Americans and offers a concise reference for administrators, educators, students and community leaders involved with Indian education.(Indigenous Education) 

Perversions of Justice

A very interesting discussion of the legal realities of the relationships between Indigenous peoples of North America and the United States. Topics included are International Law, Rights of Conquest, Decolonization, Indian Identity, Genocide and the Peculiar Slant Of American History.(History/Native American Studies) 

Old Indian Days

A Kessinger reprint of Charles Eastman’s classic collection of Dakota stories. A great resource for storytelling and/or studies of indigenous oral tradition, the stories are written in fine prose and contain insights into a time when humans stiil understood their responsibility to the world.(Literature/Oral Tradition) 

Ojibwe Mowin, Series I

 This series of books makes up a curriculum for teaching and learning the Ojibwe language.It features : a focus on culture w/language study,chapter-by-chapter building block approach, charts, maps and illustrations, an extensive student workbook, audio tapes and a supplemental CD ROM interactive software package. 

Ohitika Woman

 Continues the biography begun in Lakota Woman.The story of Mary Brave Bird (formerly Crow Dog), a Lakota activist, mother and warrior. Sometimes used in our Woman’s Health class at Nawaye Center School. (Minneapolis)(Subjects include History and Literature) 

Night Flying Woman

A biographical narrative of an Ojibwe elder by her granddaughter, a practiced storyteller. Recounts many events in the life of the people during the time of intense colonization and assimilation known in many histories as the early reservation period.(Ojibwe History and Culture) 

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