Native American Studies

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  1. Book ImageThunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War

    Daniel J. Sharfstein

    The epic clash of two American legends—their brutal war and a battle of ideas that defined America after Reconstruction.More

  2. Book ImageThe Lost World of the Old Ones: Discoveries in the Ancient Southwest

    David Roberts

    An award-winning author and veteran mountain climber takes us deep into the Southwest backcountry to uncover secrets of its ancient inhabitants.More

  3. Book ImageMesa of Sorrows: A History of the Awat'ovi Massacre

    James F. Brooks

    A scrupulously researched investigation of the mysterious massacre of Hopi Indians at Awat'ovi, and the event's echo through American history.More

  4. Book ImageThe Grand Circle Tour: A travel and reference guide to the American Southwest and the ancient peoples of the Colorado Plateau

    Michael Royea

    The Grand Circle Tour is a circuit around a ring of National Parks and Native American sites in the Four Corners Region of the Southwest. It encompasses some of the most significant ancient history in North America: remanants of the Anasazi civilization. From the well-known sites like Zion and Bryce to the little known and well-preserved areas, Royea provides the kind of detailed guidance never before available in guidebook form.More

  5. Book ImageThe Red and the White: A Family Saga of the American West

    Andrew R. Graybill

    Winner of the Labriola Center American Indian National Book Award.

    One of the American West’s bloodiest—and least-known—massacres is searingly re-created in this generation-spanning history of native-white intermarriage.More

  6. Book ImageCrazy Brave: A Memoir

    Joy Harjo

    “Compressed . . . lyrical . . . unflinching . . . raw. . . . Harjo is a magician and a master of the English language.”—Jonah Raskin, San Francisco ChronicleMore

  7. Book ImageOur Savage Neighbors: How Indian War Transformed Early America

    Peter Silver

    “With remarkable literary skill, Peter Silver . . . provokes hard thinking about the basic themes of our history.”—Sean Wilentz, The Rise of American DemocracyMore

  8. Book ImageShe Had Some Horses: Poems

    Joy Harjo

    A new edition of the beloved volume by Joy Harjo, one of our foremost Native American poets.More

  9. Book ImageIndian Country: Sacred Ground, Native Peoples

    John Annerino

    In his latest book, John Annerino—famed photographer and writer of America's desert southwest and old Mexico—went in search of clues that would unlock the mysteries of places sacred to the native peoples of the Colorado Plateau, Great Plains, sierra Madre, and Sonoran Desert.More

  10. Book ImageDwellings: A Spiritual History of the Living World

    Linda Hogan

    Award-winning Chickasaw poet and novelist Linda Hogan explores her lifelong love of the living world and all its inhabitants.More

  11. Book ImageKilling Custer: The Battle of Little Bighorn and the Fate of the Plains Indians

    James Welch, Paul Stekler

    The classic account of Custer's Last Stand that shattered the myth of the Little Bighorn and rewrote history books.More

  12. Book ImageIndian Removal

    David Stephen Heidler, Jeanne T. Heidler

    This casebook traces the evolution of U.S. Indian policy from its British Colonial origins to the implementation of removal after 1830.More

  13. Book ImageBlood Struggle: The Rise of Modern Indian Nations

    Charles F. Wilkinson

    “A stirring history of the tribal sovereignty movement.”—Publishers WeeklyMore

  14. Book ImageIshi's Brain: In Search of Americas Last "Wild" Indian

    Orin Starn

    From the mountains of California to a forgotten steel vat at the Smithsonian, this "eloquent and soul-searching book" (Lit) is "a compelling account of one of American anthropology's strangest, saddest chapters" (Archaeology).More

  15. Book ImagePeople of Chaco: A Canyon and Its Culture

    Kendrick Frazier

    Revised and Updated

    "[W]ritten in the best tradition of the science writer and the mystery writer. . . . [A] breathtaking piece of work."—Jake Page, Washington TimesMore

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