Books tagged: native american history

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Warrior in the Ring: The life of Marvin Camel, Native American world champion boxer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Brian D’Ambrosio’s gripping biography captures the drama, danger, beauty, and ugliness of boxing, of Indian life on reservations, and especially, of the life of a stereotype-shattering man who inspired his people and boxing fans everywhere with his courage, achievements, and great warrior heart.
Ohlone Teacher's Resource
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
This book contains: * Full color images of Ohlone sites, homes, tools, and historical paintings * Classroom activities * A complete list of places to visit to learn about the Ohlone * An extensive bibliography of Ohlone books, films, websites and CD-ROMs
Kiss of the Shaman's Daughter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,480. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
When a Washington trial lawyer and a budding opera diva are pressed into searching for a missing archaeologist in the Santa Fe hills, they not only encounter ruthless antiquities traffickers, but find their fates intertwined with that of a shaman’s daughter, who centuries earlier played a crucial role in the Pueblo Indian Revolt that drove the Spanish from New Mexico.
The End of Their World
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
*This is a paper I wrote early in my undergraduate work, and I cannot promise that it is very good, but it does give a fair overview of what the Aztecs faced in their final days, at the hands of Cortes and his men. The Aztecs stood up against immeasurable odds, fighting whom they believed, at first, were their gods, finally returned to Earth. When they realized their error, it was too late.
The Red Man's Burden and Other Poems
Series: Poetry · History and Historical Fiction · Collections and Anthologies · Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
We lost our lands To unseen hands To never know again The life, the love Of one another The Earth, the hunt, Our soul, our Mother Only now empty man We wash our selves In ancestor's blood No way back But now to die In the white man's flood And to be buried In snow and mud
They Stole our World: How Native Americans were Treated from Early Colonial Times Onward
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Collections and Anthologies · Rising Fast. Price: $2.09 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
From the earliest moments of contact until after World War I, find out what debates raged on behalf of and against Native Americans, how their culture was stripped from them, citizenship denied them, and the schemes against them, to not only steal their land but to make them white. Their contributions to society have been immeasurable, but their rewards have been few and almost unseen.
The Dance of Ghosts
Series: Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » History » Native American
Epidemic and deprivation were widespread among Native American tribes in the nineteenth century. The Ghost Dance asserted that Native Americans were God’s chosen people, attempting to restore Native American pride, dignity, power, and autonomy. The 1870 Ghost Dance was a combination of a curing rite (curing for diseases and to bring a "lost soul" back to its body) and an increase rite.
Indian Endemic: The Intentional Decimation of Native Peoples
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Collections and Anthologies · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Essay » Political
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For centuries, descendants of Europeans enacted purposed plans for ridding themselves of what they saw as problems created by Native Americans. Some of these plans were intended to wipe out Native Americans entirely while some others were meant to curtail efforts of Native Americans, push them away, keep them in controlled environments, completely subjugated, forcing them to cede their lands.
Red, White, and Black: Cherokee Adoption of White Culture
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Political
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These 2 papers examine some of the ways in which, beginning very early in their interactions with European-Americans, the Cherokee began to adopt white culture and make it their own, modeling much of their way of life on the way of life of their white neighbors, so much so that many of them sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War, among them, Stand Watie, hated by many of his own people.
The Development of Capitalism in The Navajo Nation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
The Development of Capitalism in the Navajo Nation traces the development of three industries during the period 1850 - 1980 that were widespread among Navajo people. These industries are sheep herding, rug weaving, and jewelry making. There is a focus on the role of military conquest, federal government policy, and private traders who were tied into national and international commerce.