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Gold in Arkansas from the Trail of Tears
By RJ Freyaldenhoven
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Through the years the legend pops up and you will read something about it, or hear about it. You can google "Lost gold of the Cherokees" and it gives information that this gold is hidden in Georgia. But remember the Cherokees were forced out of Georgia and surrounding areas to Arkansas and then Oklahoma.
With the Dakota Sioux Indians: Writings From Charles Eastman (Ohiye Sa)
By Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,280. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Charles Eastman was born on a Dakota Sioux Indian reservation in 1858. When the Indian Wars broke out, he was taken to Canada, where he lived with a band of Sioux and learned their ways. He later returned to the US, joined white society, and became a leading advocate for Indians in Washington. This anthology includes "Indian Boyhood", "Indian Heroes and Great Chiefs", and other essays.
Haisla Legends
By Gordon Robinson
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 25,360. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
This book “H’aisla Legends” by Gordon Robinson of Kitamaat Village, B.C., was recorded into print for the first time in history from oral transmission through the ages. Gordon was a qualified school teacher graduating from Surpass College in Vancouver, and was a H’aisla historian. The true authors of the legends belong to the past. Published by Mark and Dale Robinson.
The First People of Canada
By Randall Kehrig
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
First People of Canada explores cultures of the Micmac, Huron, Blackfoot, Haida, and Inuit peoples before European contact. Each chapter describes the unique cultural characteristics of a people and a nearly extinct way of life. Perhaps by understanding these ancient societies we can learn to appreciate how humans today change their environment and rediscover ways to live in harmony with nature.
Autobiography of Red Cloud
By R. Eli Paul
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,970. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Montana Historical Society Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Red Cloud—the only Native American leader ever to win a war against the United States Army. Here, for the first time in print, is the story of Red Cloud’s early years as he told it to a white friend in the 1890s. This manuscript brings us closer than the historical record ever has before to understanding the life of the Lakotas’ greatest war leader until the rise of Crazy Horse.
Old Souls in a New World: The Secret History of the Cherokee Indians
By Donald N. Yates
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 35,150. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Iconoclastic new history of the Cherokee Indians.
Nehalem Indians And Francis Drake 1579
By Garry D. Gitzen
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
First contact between Pacific Northwest Indians and European Francis Drake while in Nehalem Bay, Oregon. Descriptions by Francis Fletcher in his work published 1628 "The World Encompassed by Francis Drake" describes Pacific Northwest Indians culture, flora and fauna. Puts the rest that Francis Drake never set foot in what is know today as California.
Road to California: The Search for a Southern Overland Route, 1540-1848
By Harlan Hague
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
"Road to California" for the first time brings together the story of the search for a southern overland route to California by Spaniards, Mexicans and Americans. The book also tells about the response of Native Americans to the invasion of their lands. The story ends in 1848 when discovery of gold in California's Sierra Nevada assured that the trails would be worn deep by the argonauts.
Cherokee Clans: An Informal History
By Donald Panther-Yates
Series: Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The seven Cherokee clans are replicated in no other American Indian tribe. They are Wolf, Bird, Deer, Twister, Wild Potato, Panther and Paint. Find out about this ancient kinship system.
River Passage
By P.M. Terrell
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,410. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012 by Drake Valley Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Inspired by a true story: The river journey was supposed to take four weeks. Instead, more than four months after they left, a ragtag group of survivors limped into Fort Nashborough with a harrowing tale. They'd faced Indian attacks, disease, near starvation. Some were captured... some killed... and some lived to tell the tale.
Airplanes for the Fliegertruppe's Book 2
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
This book concludes the triolgy on WW I German aviation. The three volumes together tell the story of the German air arms constant quest for air supremacy over the Allied air arms. But it does more it presents the conflict from the Germans perspective the facts as the were and the situation as it was, not as many would might wish to believe it was. Men and machines who fought gallantly when needed
Red Man's Origin
By Donald Panther-Yates
Series: Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 4 · Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 1. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Reprinted from an Indian Territory newspaper, here is the earliest and most authoritative version of the story of the origins and migrations of the Cherokee people, as recounted by a noted member of the Keetoowah Society in the 1890s.
American Indians in Colorado: Dancing With Grace
By Karen Herndon
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,210. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
Follow Grace, a Cheyenne fifth grader, as she prepares for a powwow dance competition and along the way learns about her people. Aimed at intermediate students and teachers, this history honors American Indians and comes alive for todayʼs youth. The book shows how decisions made in the past shape the present, and challenges students to think about how their own decisions will shape the future.
Cherokee Clans: An Informal History
By Donald Panther-Yates
Series: Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The seven Cherokee clans are replicated in no other American Indian tribe. They are Wolf, Bird, Deer, Twister, Wild Potato, Panther and Paint. Find out about this ancient kinship system.
The True Story of the Death of Captain James Cook
By Jack Kelly
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Native Hawaiians have long been confused by the history they learn at school, which doesn’t match up with the family stories they have heard so often from their elders. Drawing on oral histories and personal interviews with elderly Hawaiians, author Jack Kelly presents this first essay in a series of modern treatments of Hawaiian history.
THE HOPI HI-SUT-SI-NOM (The Ancient Ones)
By Raine Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,270. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
For the first time in the history of the Hopi people a Hopi Kikmongwi is sharing his NAVOTI with an outsider and now with this book, with the world. He risked criticism from his people, but he says it is now time to share this knowledge with the rest of the world. His major concern is that this knowledge will be lost to the younger generations of the Hopi people.
George Strother Gaines
By Jabe Fincher, Jr
You set the price! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
George Strother Gaines was a well trusted and honored man among the Native Americans and whites in south Alabama in the early 1800s. Gaines was instrumental in the history of south Alabama among the inhabitants of the lower Tombigbee area. This is his story.
Priests and Prospectors: A History of Montana, Volume Two
By Greg Strandberg
Series: A History of Montana. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Montana comes alive from the 1840 to 1870 in this mesmerizing second volume of Montana history. Discover the journey from a sleepy backwater of less than 700 people to a thriving territory of more than 20,000 residents. Learn about Indians and the priests they sought; road builders and the hardships they endured; gold prospectors and the life they led; politicians and the territory they created.
Indian Massacre in Orlando
By Walter Parks
Series: Adventure Stories, Almost True. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The Indian squaw loved White Man Cow. John asked the President to send soldiers to remove the Indians. John didn't think his request was out of line; the government had earlier been moving Indians to the "Indians Territory" (now Oklahoma) for years. The President wouldn't help. This is the story of why and how John killed every man, woman and child; and the story of the unbelievable conseque
How I Survived the Cherokee War of 1776: The Story Behind A Demand of Blood
By Nadia Dean
Price: Free! Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
How I Survived the Cherokee War of 1776 tells the story behind the writing of A Demand of Blood. Author Nadia Dean describes the genesis of the book and tells how writing A Demand of Blood changed her life. It is a story of perseverance and faith, and of one woman’s passion for finding the truth, no matter how long it takes. Includes an excerpt from A Demand of Blood: The Cherokee War of 1776.