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ean: 9780345329011, isbn: 0345329015,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
A heartbreaking story of victory, defeat, and of a spiritual search in a profane world, this is the story of Night Bear and his people. It is the tale of the land they cherish and the lives they hold sacred, lived until the enemy can no longer be stopped, and the dead have few left to weep for them..
Through an Indian's Looking-Glass: A Cultural Biography of William Apess, Pequot (Native Americans of the Northeast)
By University of Massachusetts Press
ean: 9781625342584, isbn: 9781625342584,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
The life of William Apess (1798–1839), a Pequot Indian, Methodist preacher, and widely celebrated writer, provides a lens through which to comprehend the complex dynamics of indigenous survival and resistance in the era of America's early nationhood. Apess's life intersects with multiple aspects of indigenous identity and existence in this period, including indentured servitude, slavery, service in the armed forces, syncretic engagements with Christian spirituality, and Native struggles for
Northern Slave, Black Dakota: The Life and Times of Joseph Godfrey
By Brand: Pond Dakota Press
ean: 9780985009908, isbn: 098500990X,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Separated from his mother when their master sold her, Joseph Godfrey grew up in bondage serving Minnesota's fur-trade elite. Escaping his masters' beatings, Godfrey sought refuge among the Dakota Indians who had befriended him as a child slave. Conscripted to join Dakota warriors in the U.S. Dakota War of 1862, Godfrey became the first of hundreds of men tried by a military court when the six-week war ended. Commander Henry Sibley, who created the court, was one of Godfrey's former masters.
Warrior Woman: The Story of Lozen, Apache Warrior and Shaman
ean: 9780312244088, isbn: 0312244088,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Warrior Woman is the story of Lozen, sister of the famous Apache warrior Victorio, and warrior in her own right. Hers is a story little discussed in Native American history books. Instead, much of what is known of her has been passed down through generations via stories and legends. For example, it is said that she was embued with supernatural powers, given to her by the gods. She would lift her arms to the sky and place her palms against the wind, and through the heat she felt in her open