The Native American Almanac

A Portrait of Native America Today

Author: Arlene B. Hirschfelder,Marty Kreipe de Montano

Publisher: Turner Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781620457665

Category: History

Page: 352

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Wide-ranging, authoritative, and timely, here is an illuminating portrait of America's Native peoples, combining information about their history and traditions with insight into the topics that most affect their lives today. From the upheaval of first contacts to the policies of removal to contemporary issues of self-determination, this useful sourcebook provides information on all aspects of Native American life. The Native American Almanac outlines topics of particular interest, such as the history of Native--white relations, the location and status of Native American tribes, religious traditions and ceremonies, language and literature, and contemporary performers and artists, and includes dozens of useful reference features such as: Maps of tribal areas, historical conflicts, and present-day reservations A detailed chronology of significant events Names and addresses of hundreds of organizations concerned with Native American affairs A listing of Native American landmarks, museums, and cultural centers from coast to coast More than 100 black-and-white photographs and drawings
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Native American Almanac

More Than 50,000 Years of the Cultures and Histories of Indigenous Peoples

Author: Yvonne Wakim Dennis,Arlene Hirschfelder,Shannon Rothenberger Flynn

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 1578596076

Category: History

Page: 656

View: 7097

From ancient rock drawings to today’s urban living, the Native American Almanac: More than 50,000 Years of the Cultures and Histories of Indigenous Peoples traces the rich heritage of indigenous people. It is a fascinating mix of biography, pre-contact and post-contact history, current events, Tribal Nations’ histories, enlightening insights on environmental and land issues, arts, treaties, languages, education, movements, and more. Ten regional chapters, including urban living, cover the narrative history, the communities, land, environment, important figures, and backgrounds of each area’s Tribal Nations and peoples. The stories of 345 Tribal Nations, biographies of 400 influential figures in all walks of life, Native American firsts, awards, and statistics are covered. 150 photographs and illustrations bring the text to life. The most complete and affordable single-volume reference work about Native American culture available today, the Native American Almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating, demystifying, and celebrating the moving, sometimes difficult, and often lost history of the indigenous people of America. Capturing the stories and voices of the American Indian of yesterday and today, it provides a range of information on Native American history, society, and culture.
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Native Americans on Film

Conversations, Teaching, and Theory

Author: M. Elise Marubbio,Eric L. Buffalohead

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

ISBN: 0813136652

Category: Cooking

Page: 390

View: 8472

Looks at the movies of Native American filmmakers and explores how they have used their works to leave behind the stereotypical Native American characters of old.
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The British Museum Encyclopedia of Native North America

Author: Rayna Green,Melanie Fernandez

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253213396

Category: Reference

Page: 213

View: 8243

This encyclopedia explores American Indian history from a Native perspective, through alphabetical entries on events, issues, contemporary and historical art, mythology, gender roles, economics, contact between Indians and Europeans, political sovereignty and self-determination, land and environment. Book jacket.
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Indigenous Women and Feminism

Politics, Activism, Culture

Author: Cheryl Suzack,Shari M. Huhndorf,Jeanne Perreault,Jean Barman

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 0774818093

Category: Social Science

Page: 344

View: 9001

Can the specific concerns of Indigenous women be addressed by mainstream feminism? Indigenous Women and Feminism proposes that a dynamic new line of inquiry – Indigenous feminism – is necessary to truly engage with the crucial issues of cultural identity, nationalism, and decolonization particular to Indigenous contexts. Through the lenses of politics, activism, and culture, this wide-ranging collection crosses disciplinary, national, academic, and activist boundaries to explore deeply the unique political and social positions of Indigenous women. A vital and sophisticated discussion, these timely essays will change the way we think about modern feminism and Indigenous women.
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Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society

Author: Richard T. Schaefer

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412926947

Category: Social Science

Page: 1622

View: 1139

This three volume reference set offers a comprehensive look at the roles race and ethnicity play in society and in our daily lives. General readers, students, and scholars alike will appreciate the informative coverage of intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. These volumes offer a foundation to understanding as well as researching racial and ethnic diversity from a multidisciplinary perspective. Over a hundred racial and ethnic groups are described, with additional thematic essays offering insight into broad topics that cut across group boundaries and which impact on society. The encyclopedia has alphabetically arranged author-signed essays with references to guide further reading. Numerous cross-references aid the reader to explore beyond specific entries, reflecting the interdependent nature of race and ethnicity operating in society. The text is supplemented by photographs, tables, figures and custom-designed maps to provide an engaging visual look at race and ethnicity. An easy-to-use statistical appendix offers the latest data with carefully selected historical comparisons to aid study and research in the area
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Partly Colored

Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South

Author: Leslie Bow

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 9780814791325

Category: History

Page: 285

View: 3825

Talking at Trena's is an ethnography conducted in a bar in an African American, middle-class neighborhood on Chicago's southside. May's work focuses on how the mostly black, working- and middle-class patrons of Trena's talk about race, work, class, women, relationships, the media, and life in general. May recognizes tavern talk as a form of social play and symbolic performace within the tavern, as well as an indication of the social problems African Americans confront on a daily basis. Following a long tradition of research on informal gathering places, May's work reveals, though close description and analysis of ethnographic data, how African Americans come to understand the racial dynamics of American society which impact their jobs, entertainment--particularly television programs--and their social interactions with peers, employers, and others. Talking at Trena's provides a window into the laughs, complaints, experiences, and strategies which Trena's regulars share for managing daily life outside the safety and comfort of the tavern.
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Der Wind ist meine Mutter

Leben und Lehren eines indianischen Schamanen

Author: Bear Heart

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783785707975

Category:

Page: 317

View: 5670

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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year ...

Comprising a Calendar for the Year; Astronomical Information; Miscellaneous Directions, Hints, and Remarks; and Statistical and Other Particulars Respecting Foreign Countries and

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Almanacs, American

Page: N.A

View: 6246

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Health and Wellness in Colonial America

Author: Rebecca Jo Tannenbaum

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313384908

Category: History

Page: 249

View: 5789

This book provides a broad introduction to medical practices among Anglo-Americans, Native Americans, and African Americans during the colonial period, covering everything from dentistry to childcare practices to witchcraft. It is ideal for college or advanced high school courses in early American history, the history of medicine, or general social history.
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Catalogue of Books ...

Including the Collection of the Fellowes Athenaeum ...

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Library catalogs

Page: 288

View: 2284

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Native Americans in Sports

Author: C. Richard King

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317464036

Category: Political Science

Page: 440

View: 9109

Offers full coverage of Native American athletes and athletics from historical, cultual and indigenous perspectives, from before European intervention to the 21st century. There are entries devoted to broader cultural themes, and how these affect and are affected by the sport.
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Ein unruhiges Grab

Thriller

Author: Steven Dunne

Publisher: eBook Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 382707794X

Category: Fiction

Page: 608

View: 6786

Als Inspector Brook in die Abteilung für unaufgeklärte Fälle versetzt wird, ist er wenig begeistert. Eine Kindesentführung hält gerade ganz Derby in Atem und es nagt an ihm, nicht bei der Aufklärung mithelfen zu dürfen. Doch bald entdeckt er in den alten Akten zwei lange zurückliegende Morde an Jungen aus der Gegend mit erschreckenden Parallelen zu einem Fall, den Brook aus seiner Zeit als Polizist in London nur zu genau kennt. Gibt es da einen Zusammenhang? Holen seine Dämonen ihn nach all den Jarehn ein? Und sollte ein Serienmörder über einen so langen Zeitraum unentdeckt geblieben sein? Er weiß nur eins, wenn er mit dieser Theorie Recht hat, muss er schnell sein, denn ein offenbar fatales Datum rückt näher ...
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Das Haus des Windes

Roman

Author: Louise Erdrich

Publisher: Aufbau Digital

ISBN: 3841207650

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 5199

National Book Award für den besten Roman des Jahres. Ein altes Haus, eine ungesühnte Schuld und die Brüste von Tante Sonja – Louise Erdrich, liebevolle Chronistin der amerikanischen Ureinwohner, führt uns nach North Dakota. Im Zentrum ihres gefeierten Romans steht der 14jährige Joe, der ein brutales Verbrechen an seiner Mutter rächt und dabei zum Mann wird. Im Sommer 1988 wird die Mutter des 14-jährigen Joe Coutts Opfer eines brutalen Verbrechens. Sie schließt sich in ihrem Zimmer ein und verweigert die Aussage. Vater und Sohn wissen nicht, wie sie sie zurück ins Leben holen können. Da sich der Überfall auf der Nahtstelle dreier Territorien ereignet hat, sind drei Behörden mit den Ermittlungen befasst. Selbst Joes Vater sind als Stammesrichter die Hände gebunden. So beschließt Joe, den Gewalttäter selbst zu finden. Mit seinen Freunden Cappy, Angus und Zack unternimmt er teils halsbrecherische, teils urkomische Ermittlungsversuche. Bei seiner aufreizenden Tante und im Kreis katholischer Pfadfinderinnen begegnet er der Liebe – und in alten Akten dem Schlüssel des Verbrechens. Monatelang auf der New-York-Times-Bestsellerliste, ausgezeichnet als bester Roman des Jahres, überhäuft mit Kritiker- und Leserlob: Eine der großen Autorinnen unserer Tage hat ihr brillantestes Buch geschrieben – zart, sehr traurig und sehr lustig. „Eine beeindruckende menschliche Geschichte. Erdrich dringt in den dunkelsten Winkel eines Menschen und so zum Grund der Wahrheit über eine ganze Gemeinschaft vor“ Maria Russo, New York Times Book Review.
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Der Weg der Masken

Author: Claude Lévi-Strauss

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783518292853

Category: Indian art

Page: 148

View: 4351

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