Cultural Resource Bibliography

The Canary Effect

Details the terrifying and horrific abuses inflicted upon the Indigenous peoples of North America through the genocidal practices of the U.S. Government and the continuing effects of those practices today.

American Outrage

Documents the immoral and illegal prosecution and persecution of two Western Shosone sisters, Carrie and Mary Dann for the “crime” of grazing their horses on their tribal lands.It comes as no surprise that their are mineral resources beneath their lands that corporate and government interests want to appropriate…

What Does Justice Look Like?

“This powerful book reveals the untold history of Minnesota and the valuable contributions of Native people.Through research and oral history,Waziyatawin humanizes Dakota people, so the non-Indian does not have to rely on stereotyped images.This book should be required reading for all high school and college students in Minnesota, so all of Minnesota’s peoples can begin reconciliation and seek justice for all.”

In The Footsteps Of Our Ancestors

In the Footsteps of Our Ancestors is a collection of essays and photos that tell the story of the Dakota Death March of November 1862. In the aftermath of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, roughly 1,700 Dakota women, children, and elders were forcibly marched from the Lower Sioux Agency in southern Minnesota to a concentration camp at Fort Snelling. Those who survived this march and the subsequent hard winter were eventually removed from their homeland.

The Book Of Destiny

A member of the Mayan Elders Council shares some of the ancient traditions of the Mayas, providing an Indigenous insight into the prophecies concerning 2012.“The book of Destiny is a tool to help people understand their life purpose and to use this profound knowledge to make the best of their time on Earth”(Indigenous Philosophy and History)


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