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.
Cultural Resource Bibliography
A collection of twelve illustrated poems or songs from Indigenous nations across Turtle Island which reflect humankind's connection to and reverence for the Earth.
A retelling of an Ojibwe story about the origin of a flower known as the Moccassin Flower, or the Lady Slipper. (English version)
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.
Howard Zinn's illustrated, young adult readers' version of "A Peoples' History Of The United States"
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.
An Ojibwe boy is introduced to wild rice harvesting as he comes of age and takes another step along the path to manhood.
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.
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.
The story of the man tree, known in Ojibwe as Inni Natig and in English as the Maple, and it's place in Ojibwe and other Indigenous Nations' culture , particulary with regard to the making of maple sugar, an essentail component of the Indigenous diet in North America.