Cultural Resource Bibliography

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.

 

Inni Natig's Gift of Sugar

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.

We are Still Here

A photographic history of the American Indian Movement with photographs by Dick Bancroft, unofficial photographer for AIM since 1970 and text by Laura Waterman Wittstock, veteran journalsi and media consultant and a member of the Seneca Nation.

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