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Kespeadooksit (The Story Is Ended) : A Bibliography of Native American Materials

These books feature Native American history, culture, and protagonists and are all available from the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library catalog.

Aaseng, Nathan. Navajo code talkers. How a select corps of Navajo marines confounded the Japanese during World War II. Grades 6-9. DB036463

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem. A season on the Reservation: my sojourn with the White Mountain Apache. Inspired by General Colin Powell, ex-basketball star Abdul-Jabbar volunteers to assist in coaching a high school team on the White Mountain Apache Reservation in Arizona. DB050198

Ackerman, Ned. Spirit Horse. Although newly arrived in the Kainaa band of the Blackfoot people, Running Crane, a Siksika youth, is chosen by Wolf Eagle to accompany the horse raiders. Later separated from the group, Running Crane courageously tames a legendary stallion and rescues wounded Wolf Eagle. For grades 5-8. DB048876

Albanese, Catherine L. Nature religion in America: from the Algonkian Indians to the New Age. A professor of religious studies discusses how nature has played a part in various beliefs systems and ritual forms, and how it has been a guide for everyday life in America. DB032523

Alder, Elizabeth A. Crossing the Panther's Path. In the 1790s when American Indians are losing their land in the Midwest to American settlers, teenaged Billy Calder, son of a British officer and a Mohawk mother, leaves school to join Shawnee chief Tecumseh in his efforts to unite the Indians. For grades 6-9. DB057089

Alexie, Sherman. The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian. Spokane Indian Reservation. Fourteen-year-old Junior--beset with physical problems caused by brain damage--transfers to an all-white town school. Called a traitor by his best friend and Tonto by his new classmates, Junior uses humor and wit to bridge the cultural divide. Some strong language. For junior and senior high readers. 2007. DB065403

Alexie, Sherman. Indian killer. Adopted by white parents as an infant, John Smith grows up dispossessed of his Native American heritage and identity. When an elusive serial killer stalks and scalps white men around Seattle, the focus falls on Smith as a prime suspect. Strong language, violence, and descriptions of sex. DB044550

Alexie, Sherman. The Lone Ranger and Tonto fistfight in heaven. 22 stories about life on a Spokane Indian reservation. DB037788

Alexie, Sherman. Reservation blues. Stories of the Native American rock band, Coyote Springs. DB041962

Alexie, Sherman. Thunder Boy Jr. Thunder Boy Jr. wants a normal name or one that's special and all his own. Dad is known as Big Thunder, but Little Thunder doesn't want to share a name. PRINT/BRAILLE.  For grades K-3. 2016. BR021091

Alexie, Sherman. The toughest Indian in the world. 9 short stories. DB050590

Allen, Paula Gunn. Grandmothers of the light: a medicine woman's sourcebook. Stories of various Native American tribes, focusing on women and the shamanistic tradition. DB034434

Allen, Paula Gunn. Shadow country. Poems of nature and the poet's Native American heritage. DB037077

Alvord, Lori Arviso. The scalpel and the silver bear. Describes her career as the first Navajo woman surgeon and her belief that integrating tribal ways into traditional western medicine improves healing. DB050241

Amado, Jorge. Terras do sem fim. Historical novel depicts the growth of cities, the dynamic social changes, and the destruction of the Native American way of life as Brazil's frontier was opened to the cultivation of cacao at the beginning of the 19th century. Portuguese language. DB026702

Ancona, George. Powwow. Describes the festivities at Crow Fair, the biggest Native American powwow in North America, for grades 3-6. DB044148

Anderson, Fred. Crucible of war: the Seven Years' War and the fate of empire in British North America, 1754-1766. Traces the roles of George Washington and participant Native Americans and tells the stories of individual settlers, land speculators, and politicians. DB051382

Anderson, Peter. Charles Eastman: physician, reformer, and Native American leader. Biography of Ohiyesa, 19th century Sioux leader. Gr. 4-7. DB036974

Andrews, Jan. Very last first time. A young Inuit girl goes to "walk on the bottom of the sea" alone for the first time. For years, after the tide goes out, she and her mother have gone into the beautiful under-the-ice world to collect mussels. But her first time alone proves to be a near disaster when she goes off exploring and forgets the time. For preschool-grade 2. BR07118

Armer, Laura Adams. Waterless mountain. Poetic, Newbery Medal-winning story of a Navajo boy studying to be a shaman. Grades 5-8. BR10589 /  DB016608

Arnold, Caroline. The ancient cliff dwellers of Mesa Verde. Facts and speculation about the vanished Anasazi tribe. Grades 4-7. DB036582

Arnold, Elliott. Blood brother. Story of Cochise's friendship with Tom Jeffords, Indian agent on the Chiracahua Apache reservation. DB025424

Ashabranner, Brent. Children of the Maya: a Guatemalan Indian odyssey. Examines the plight of Mayans who have fled persecution in Guatemala and settled in south Florida. Grades 7-9. DB025785

Ashabranner, Brent. To live in two worlds: American Indian youth today. Adolescent Native Americans discuss their hopes and fears. Grades 5-9. DB024356

Asturias, Miguel Angel. El alhajadito. A poetic interpretation of life in the Amazon River Valley, as seen through the eyes of a young boy immersed in his Native American universe of tropical rainforest, belief, and custom. Spanish language.  DB020694

Asturias, Miguel Angel. Hombres de maiz. A rich, colorful allegory by a Nobel Prize-winning author centers on the conflict between Indians and aggressive reformers in Guatemala. Spanish language. DB024766

Asturias, Miguel Angel. Men of maize. A rich, colorful allegory by a Nobel Prize-winning author centers on the conflict between Mayan Indians and aggressive agricultural reformers in Guatemala. DB015373

Axtell, James. Beyond 1492: encounters in colonial North America. Essays about the interaction of cultures of native peoples and European settlers in early North America. DB037261

Barbieri, Elaine. Miranda and the Warrior. In 1871, Miranda Thurston slips away from the fort where her father is stationed to visit a friend's ranch. Captured by Shadow Walker, a Cheyenne, the two fall in love, and Miranda has to choose her future. For senior high readers. DB056415

Barker, Rodney. The broken circle: a true story of murder and magic in Indian country. True-crime account of rough justice in New Mexico. DB036720

Barnes, Jim. The American book of the dead: poems. Poetry that mingles images of the past and present by an American of Choctaw-Welsh-English descent. DB034882

Barnes, Jim. A season of loss: poems. Poems by an American of Choctaw-Welsh-English heritage take a closer look at long-gone people and places. DB035134

Barreiro, Jose. The Indian chronicles. In the late 1980s, the author researched his doctoral thesis in the West Indies, where he saw 1530s documents regarding Diego Colon, a Taino Indian like himself, and Bishop Bartolome de Las Casas. Barreiro's novel recounts in diary form the story of Colon, who was captured by newly landed Christopher Columbus, and of Las Casas, who fought to free the Indians from captivity. DB040630

Barrett, Stephen, ed. Geronimo; his own story. Autobiography of the Apache warrior. BR 1642

Batten, Jack. The Man Who Ran Faster than Everyone: The Story of Tom Longboat. Biography of an Onondaga Indian from Canada who was the most famous long-distance runner of the early 1900s. Grades 6-9. DB057534

Beatty, Patricia. The bad bell of San Salvador. In Southern California of the 1840's, a young Comanche, kidnapped as a child by Mexicans, lives for the day he can steal a horse and escape. For grades 5-8. DB009218

Beck, Barbara L. The Incas. A look at Inca civilization for grades 4-7. DB022783

Bechko, P. A. The winged warrior. A half-Sioux named Omaha Jones dreams of a winged flight which turns him into a race horse jockey. In one of the wildest races of all time, the question of the winner becomes a matter of life or death with the outcome depending on Jones and his flying wings. DB011131

Begay, Shonto. Ma'ii and Cousin Horned Toad: a traditional Navajo story. A coyote tries to cheat a horned toad of his dinner. Grades K-3. DB036522

Begay, Shonto. Navajo: visions and voices across the Mesa. Paintings and poetry portray the culture and spirituality of the Navajo. Grades 5-7. BR10038

Bell, Clare. The jaguar princess. Stolen from her people as a child, Mixcatl ends up as a slave in Tenochtitlan, center of the Aztec empire. A descendant of the Children of the Jaguar, Mixcatl discovers other unusual powers that will tie her destiny to powerful men who wish to transform the Aztec civilization. For high school and older readers. DB040480

Belting, Natalia Maree. Whirlwind is a ghost dancing. Native American stories about natural phenomena for grades 4-7. DB009944

Benedek, Emily. The wind won't know me: a history of the Navajo-Hopi land dispute. Details the conflicts over reservation lands between the 2 tribes. DB037758

Benedict, Ruth Fulton. Patterns of culture. This classic describes three cultural groups: Zuni Indians of New Mexico, Dobuans of Melanesia, and Kwakiutl of Vancouver Island. DB021368

Bennett, James W. Dakota Dream. Floyd Rayfield, 15, who has lived in foster homes most of his life, believes his destiny is to become a Dakota warrior. No longer able to tolerate his situation, he heads for the Pine Ridge reservation to undergo a vision quest and find a place he really belongs. Some strong language. For grades 6-9. DB053086

Berger, Thomas. Little Big Man: a novel. The fictitious memoirs of Jack Crabb, 111-year-old ex-cowboy who claims to be the only survivor of Custer's Last Stand. DB032463

Bernotas, Bob. Jim Thorpe: Sac and Fox athlete. Biography of the 1st Native American Olympian. Grades 5-8. DB037971

Bierhorst, John. The deetkatoo: Native American stories about little people. 22 stories for grades 4-7. DB047326

Bierhorst, John. The Naked bear: folktales of the Iroquois. 16 traditional tales for grades 4-7. DB029434

Bierhorst, John. Spirit child: a story of the Nativity. Aztec folktale describing Christ's birth. Grades K-3. DB024485

Bierhorst, John. The way of the earth: Native America and the environment. Native American mythology's approach to the environment is examined. Grades 9-12 & adult. DB040635

Birdsell, Sandra. Agassiz: a novel in stories. Barber Maurice Lafreniere finally gains some respect in the small Canadian town of Agassiz when he correctly predicts a flood. But his wife Mika still doesn't treat him well--and she doesn't even know of his hidden Indian ancestry! Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. DB037526

Bixler, Margaret T. Winds of freedom: the story of the Navajo code talkers of World War II. An account of the only code never deciphered by the enemy during World War II. DB049954

Black Elk DeSersa, Esther. Black Elk lives: conversations with the Black Elk family. This companion to Black Elk Speaks records the reminiscences of his granddaughters and family members concerning the Oglala Lakota holy man Black Elk and his son Ben. The family recalls their years growing up on Pine Ridge Reservation, their traditions, and how Black Elk's legacy still affects them. 2000. DB051948

Black Elk. Black Elk speaks; being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux, as told through John G. Neihardt (Flaming Rainbow). Ghosted autobiography of a Native American hunter. DB022552

Black Elk DeSersa, Esther. Black Elk lives: conversations with the Black Elk family. The family recall their years growing up on Pine Ridge Reservation, their traditions, and how Black Elk's legacy still affects them. DB051948

Black Elk, Wallace H. Black Elk: the sacred ways of a Lakota. Biography of a Sioux shaman. DB033097

Blake, Michael. Dances with wolves. When Lieutenant Dunbar arrives at Fort Hayes, the drunken, half-crazed major in charge immediately assigns him to Fort Sedgewick, an army outpost. Then the major is sent back east because of mental imcompetence, and the army is unaware of Dunbar's presence at the fort. Alone, with only a wolf and Indian friends, Dunbar finds himself adapting to the Indian way of life--a life in which he is happy until his past comes back to haunt him. Bestseller. DB032009

Blake, Michael. The Holy Road. Resumes the tale of Lt. Dunbar eleven years after "Dances with Wolves." Dunbar's happy family life in the village of Ten Bears is disrupted by the advent of a railroad--the white man's holy road--through Comanche land. DB054129

Blakely, Mike. Comanche dawn. In the 1680s territory that would become Wyoming, as a Shoshone boy grows to manhood, his people acquire horses and evolve into the Comanche Nation. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some violence. DB049218

Blakely, Mike. Moon medicine. In 1927, 99-year-old Honoré Greenwood, aka Moon Medicine, relates his rollicking adventures accompanying the rise and fall of Fort Adobe in Texas. He recalls his loves, and also tells of trading with the Comanche, fighting battles, and ransoming children from captivity. DB056340

Blevins, Win. Ravenshadow. After Joseph Blue Crow plunges into a destructive midlife crisis, he rediscovers his Lakota roots through a vision quest. As his spirit journeys back one hundred years to 1890 and the massacre of his people at Wounded Knee, he regains his spiritual orientation. Some strong language. DB051358

Bonvillain, Nancy. Black Hawk, Sac rebel. Biography of the Wisconsin chief. Grades 5-8. DB039630

Bonvillain, Nancy. The Mohawk. History of the New York state Mohawk, the largest nation in the Iroquois Confederacy. Discusses the tribe's seventeenth-century fur-trading partnership with the Dutch and the English, skill at basketry, and adjustments to twentieth-century changes. For grades 6-9 and older readers. DB072686

Bonvillain, Nancy. The Hopi.  History of the Hopi Indians, descendants of the Pueblo people, who reside in northeastern Arizona. Discusses their traditional beliefs, religious ceremonies, farming methods, and sheep herding. For grades 6-9 and older readers.  DB072687 

Bonvillain, Nancy. The Teton Sioux. History of the Teton Sioux or "dwellers of the prairie," who live in North and South Dakota. Discusses their eighteenth-century migration from Minnesota, adaptation from a farming to a nomadic lifestyle, and endeavors to maintain traditions by raising buffalo. For grades 6-9 and older readers. DB072689

Bonvillain, Nancy. The Zuni. History of the Zuni, who have lived in New Mexico since the eighth century. Discusses the tribe's early culture based on corn, interactions with the Spanish in the sixteenth century, and ongoing autonomy. Describes their religious ceremonies and pottery and silver-jewelry craftsmanship. For grades 6-9 and older readers. DB072688

Bordewich, Fergus M. Killing the White man's Indian: reinventing Native Americans at the end of the 20th century. Challenges stereotypes of Native Americans as noble savages and eternal victims. DB042864

Borland, Hal. When the legends die. Ute boy is torn between the customs of the whites and his own people. Grades 6-12. DB016086

Bourne, Russell. Gods of War, Gods of Peace: How the Meeting of Native and Colonial Religions Shaped Early America. Examines the collision of Native American and European cultures in northeastern America between 1620 and 1830. DB054662

Bowen, Peter. Cruzatte and Maria: A Gabriel Du Pre Mystery. Metis Indian fiddler Gabriel Du Pre agrees, on his daughter Maria's insistence, to advise a documentary film crew researching the Lewis and Clark expedition. But not everyone in Montana is pleased with the outsiders who they feel are destroying their way of life. Strong language and some violence. DB053351

Bowen, Peter. The stick game: a Gabriel Du Pre mystery. Du Pre finds a connection between two investigations: the disappearance of a teenage boy and the frequency of birth defects among Native Americans living near the Persephone gold mine. The first case begins as Du Pre and longtime companion Madelaine visit a Crow people's fair in Montana. Strong language. DB051287

Bowen, Peter. Thunder horse: a Gabriel Du Pre mystery. Metis Indian Du Pre investigates the murder of a snowmobiler discovered with a Tyrannosaurus Rex tooth. An earthquake also uncovers an ancient burial ground on land that Japanese have bought to turn into a resort in the Montana Hills. Du Pre and other locals ponder the connections. DB048993

Boyd, Loree. Spirit moves: the story of six generations of native women. An account of the author's matrilineal family beginning with Bird Song, her grandmother's grandmother. DB046850

Boyer, Dennis. Northern frights: a supernatural ecology of the Wisconsin headwaters. The Wisconsin River's headwaters are the setting for this collection of ghost stories collected by a conservation activist. BRW00053

Brandon, William. The last Americans: the Indian in American culture. History of the American Indians, emphasizing their diverse cultures. DB015432

Brandon, William. The Rise and Fall of North American Indians: From Prehistory through Geronimo. Brandon uses primary sources to narrate the history of the natives of North America from ancient times to European contact and subjugation. Discusses the people of Mesoamerica and South America and tales of Puritans, the Trail of Tears, buffalo soldiers, and massacres. 2003. DB060920

Brant, Beth (Degonwadonti). Food & spirits: stories. Eight stories by a Mohawk writer about contemporary problems that affect many people but concern Native Americans in particular: family violence, alcoholism, and AIDS. Some strong language. DB038660

Brave Bird, Mary. Lakota Woman. Mary Crow Dog relates her experiences as an American Indian woman. Born on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota, she grew up without a father, and without running water, plumbing, electricity, radio, or television. She describes her early hopelessness and rebellion, her participation in the American Indian Movement, and her pride in the revival of the traditions of her heritage. DB032089

Brave Bird, Mary. Ohitika woman. In the sequel to Lakota Woman, Mary Brave Bird (formerly Crow Dog) continues her life story after her divorce from Leonard Crow Dog. Strong language. DB037622

Brooks, Martha. Bone dance. 17-year-old Alexandra Sinclair unexpectedly inherits some land in Manitoba from her unknown father. Lonny LaFreniere believes the property should be his and resents that his stepfather sold the family heritage. At first leery of each other, both Native American teenagers find something they need on Medicine Bluff. For senior high and older readers. DB046258

Brown, Dee. The American West. Brown draws upon his previous books for this account of the West, centering on Native Americans, settlers, and ranchers from the early 1800s through the 1920s. In between are portraits of camp meetings, stagecoach robberies, plagues, roundups, Indian wars, and gold rushes, featuring well-known people like Sitting Bull, Geronimo, Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and Buffalo Bill. Some violence. DB040646

Brown, Dee. Bury my heart at Wounded Knee: an Indian history of the American West. History of Native Americans from 1860 to 1890, when the West was won and Native American civilization was lost. DB020462

Brown, Dee. Cavalry scout. Native Americans are portrayed sympathetically in this novel of the Indian wars in the West. The author has used unpublished sources and other documents to emphasize the Native American viewpoint. Strong language and some violence. DB036069

Brown, Dee. Creek Mary's blood: a novel. Stormy saga of a Muskogee who weds a Cherokee warrior. DB015081

Bruchac, Joseph. The arrow over the door. A war party of Abenaki and a peaceful Quaker meeting encounter one another during the Revolutionary War. Grades 4-7. DB046648

Bruchac, Joseph. Bowman's store: a journey to myself. Thought-provoking autobiography by the Abenaki writer for junior & senior high & adult readers. DB047175

Bruchac, Joseph. A boy called Slow: the true story of Sitting Bull. In the 1830s, parents in the Lakota Sioux tribe gave their children childhood names like Runny Nose and Hungry Mouth. Later when the child had grown and proven himself, he earned a new name. Returns Again named his boy Slow because he never did anything quickly. Slow hated his name and tried hard to earn a better one. At fourteen, Slow had a chance to show his bravery and was named Sitting Bull. For grades K-3. DB041908

Bruchac, Joseph. Children of the longhouse. In the late 1400s, 11-year-old Mohawk twins must make peace with a group of older boys. Grades 3-6. DB043907

Bruchac, Joseph. Crazy horse's vision. Biography of the Sioux chief for grades 2-4. BR13064

Bruchac, Joseph. The first strawberries: a Cherokee story. When the world was new, the Creator made a man and a woman. They were very happy together, until one day the man came home and found his wife picking flowers instead of fixing his dinner. Thus begins the retelling of a tale about why strawberries were created. PRINT/BRAILLE. For preschool-grade 2. BR009943

Bruchac, Joseph. The great ball game: a Muskogee story. Retelling of a Native American folktale. In a game of stickball between the birds and the animals, the bat plays a very special role. PRINT/BRAILLE. For grades K-3. BR010047

Bruchac, Joseph. The heart of a chief: a novel. A Penacook Indian 6th-grader copes with his father's alcoholism, racial prejudice, and a controversy over building a reservation casino before emerging as a leader. Grades 5-8. DB049205

Bruchac, Joseph. Iroquois stories: heroes and heroines, monsters and magic. 32 traditional tales for grades 3-6. DB041284

Bruchac, Joseph. Lasting echoes: an oral history of Native American people. American history from the Native American viewpoint for high school & adult readers. DB046838

Bruchac, Joseph. Native American stories. 24 tales for grades 7-12. DB034361

Bruchac, Joseph. Navajo long walk: the tragic story of a proud people's forced march from their homeland. Discusses the expulsion of the Navajos from their homeland in 1864 by U.S. army troops under Colonel Kit Carson and their forced 470-mile march to a New Mexico reservation. Provides a brief history of the Diné, as the Navajos call themselves, and the treaty permitting their return home in 1868. For grades 5-8. DB057242

Bruchac, Joseph. Sacajawea: the story of Bird Woman and the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The story of the Lewis and Clark expedition to open the American Northwest (1804-1806) is told through the alternating narratives of Sacajawea, a Shoshoni Indian interpreter, peacemaker, and guide, and expedition captain William Clark. Includes excerpts from Clark's actual journals. For grades 6-9. DB051170

Bruchac, Joseph. Skeleton man. A strange "great-uncle" takes charge of Molly after her parents disappear. She doesn't trust him and must rely on her dreams about an old Mohawk story for her safety--and maybe even for her life. For grades 5-8. DB055161

Bruchac, Joseph. The story of the Milky Way: a Cherokee tale. A star myth for kindergarten-grade 3. DB043759

Bruchac, Joseph. Thirteen moons on turtle's back: a Native American year of moons. Poems celebrate the seasons for grades 2-4. BR008981

Bruchac, Joseph. When the Chenoo howls: native American tales of terror. 12 folktales of horror from Native American tradition for grades 4-7. DB048728

Bruchac, Joseph. The winter people. As the French and Indian War rages on in October of 1759, Saxso, a fourteen-year-old Abenaki boy, pursues the English rangers who have attacked his Quebec village and taken his mother and sisters hostage. Some violence. For grades 6-9. DB056646

Bureau of Indian Affairs. Famous Indians; a collection of short biographies. Sketches of 20 Native Americans from 17 tribes BR000920

Burt, Jesse Clifton. Indians of the Southeast: then and now. Describes the religion, languages, food, games, dance, and music of the Southwest's first inhabitants. DB014782

Cady, Jack. Inagehi. Cherokee woman reopens the 7-year-old investigation of her father's murder. DB042253

Cahn, Edgar S. Our brother's keeper: the Indian in white America. Indictment of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. DB018142

Caistor, Nick, ed. Columbus's egg: new Latin American stories on the Conquest. Latin American writers react to the Spanish conquest. DB037605

Calloway, Colin G. One vast winter count the Native American West before Lewis and Clark. Traces the history of America's native peoples from the Appalachians to the Pacific until 1800. Describes constant environmental changes with development of a corn-growing agriculture, introduction of horses, acquisition of guns, and decimation from disease, among other factors. Also discusses continuing conflicts due to inter-tribal feuding and European penetration. 2003. DB058263

Calloway, Colin G. The Western Abenakis of Vermont, 1600-1800: war, migration, and the survival of an Indian people. History of a small Native American tribe. DB042384

Camuto, Christopher. Another country: journeying toward the Cherokee Mountains. Reflections on the history, ecology, and myths of the southern Appalachian region. Describes local Cherokee culture, which emphasizes living in harmony with nature, and discusses the reintroduction of the red wolf into the area. DB046135

Canby, Peter. The heart of the sky: travels among the Maya. Account of 3 years among the Maya of Central America and Mexico. DB037765

Capps, Benjamin. The great chiefs. Account of the 19th century Indian chiefs of the Old West. DB019799

Capps, Benjamin. Woman Chief. Novel based upon the true story of an Atsina Indian woman who was captured by the Crow Indians at age ten and worked her way up from slavery and horse tender to become a Crow chief and a legend in her own time. DB058095

Carey, R. A. Raven's children. Life among Alaska's Yupik Indians. DB037170

Carlile, Clancy. Children of the dust. Two intertwined stories of interracial love in the West during the 1880s Oklahoma land rush. Violence and some strong language. DB042429

Carlisle, Henry C. The land where the sun dies. Epic novel of the second Seminole War. DB009527

Carmody, Denise L. Native American religions: an introduction. Explores the belief systems of tribes from North, South, and Central America. DB040260

Carr, A. A. Eye killers: a novel. Elderly Native American battles a vampire who kidnapped his grand-daughter. DB042010

Carter, Forrest. The education of Little Tree. Memoir of growing up with Cherokee grandparents in the Tennessee mountains. DB058621

Carter, Forrest. Watch for me on the mountain. Novelized life of Geronimo, the great Apache chief, based on Indian oral history. The author is Storyteller in Council to the Cherokee Nations. Some strong language. Some explicit descriptions of sex. DB058621

Casey, Jack. Lily of the Mohawks. Novel of St. Kateri Tekakwitha. DB022440

Caso, Alfonso. The Aztecs: people of the sun. A scholarly examination of the Aztecs and their religion. DB029843

Castaneda, Omar S. Among the volcanoes. Isabel Pacay, the eldest daughter of a Mayan family in Guatemala, has a dream--to stay in school and become a teacher. For junior and senior high readers. DB040369

Catlin, George. North American Indians. Letters written by the famous artist between 1832 and 1839, as he travelled among the Plains Indians. DB044153

Ceram, C. W. The first American: a story of North American archaeology. Wide-ranging account of the development of North American archaeology, with particular emphasis on early man, the Southwest, the American Indian, and the mound builders. DB018970

Chalfant, William Y. Cheyennes and horse soldiers: the 1857 expedition and the Battle of Solomon's Fork. Account of the first major battle between the U.S. Army and the Cheyenne nation. DB031204

Chapman, George. Chief William McIntosh: a man of two worlds. Biography of a Creek chief. DB030702

Charbonneau, Eileen. Rachel Le Moyne. A historical romance of the Choctaw people for high school & adult readers. DB049016

Chatters, James C. Ancient Encounters: Kennewick Man and the First Americans. Discussion of the anthropological and legal debate surrounding the 1996 discovery of 9,500-year-old skeletal remains in Kennewick, Washington. The bones have provoked controversy between the scientists who hope to investigate their origins and local Native Americans who claim ancestral reburial rights. DB053986

Children of La Loche & Friends. Byron through the Seasons: A Dene-English Story Book. Byron's grandfather Jonas visits Byron's classroom in La Loche, Saskatchewan, to tell the children a Tinne Indian story about the seasons. English/Chippewayan. GRADES 2-4. BRW00042/ KIT00168

Clastres, Pierre. Chronicle of the Guayaki Indians. A scholarly look at the Guayaki tribe. DB048392

Coltelli, Laura, ed. Winged words: American Indian writers speak. Eleven Native American novelists and poets discuss their recollections and ideas. DB033703

Colton, Larry. Counting Coup: A True Story of Basketball and Honor on the Little Big Horn. Sharon LaForge, a Native American from Montana, plays on her high school's basketball team, hoping to win a college scholarship. Explores life on the impoverished Crow Indian Reservation and describes the obstacles that Sharon and her teammates encounter. Some strong language. For senior high and older readers. DB054740

Conley, Robert J. Cherokee dragon: a novel of the real people. A fictionalized biography of the eighteenth-century Cherokee leader Dragging Canoe, who envisions the unification of all Native Peoples to block the westward expansion of Europeans in the United States. DB051184

Conley, Robert J. Crazy Snake. In 1824 the U.S. government relocated the Creek nation from their home in the East to the Western Plains with the assurance that the tribe would be left in peace. This story tells how the authorities reneged on their promise, conflict ensued, and Chief Crazy Snake wagered his life to ensure the Creeks' survival. DB044791

Conley, Robert J. Mountain windsong: a novel of the Trail of Tears. Historical novel of 2 sundered lovers, Oconechee and Waguli. DB037163

Conley, Robert J. Nickajack. Cherokee is accused of political murder. DB036961

Connell, Evan S. Son of the Morning Star. Explores the defeat of General Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn by delving into the significance of Indian-white relations. DB021227

Cooke, John Byrne. The snowblind moon: a novel of the West. A panoramic historical novel of the Dakotas in the 1870s and the clash between Indians and settlers. Some violence and some strong language. DB022391

Cook-Lynn, Elizabeth. From the river's edge. Dakota rancher, caught up in the white man's court system, falls in love. DB034767

Cooper, Michael L. Indian School: teaching the white man's way. Focusing on the Carlisle, Pennsylvania school founded in 1879, the author describes the institutions that were created to teach Native American children to fit into white society and to shed their own culture. Grades 5-8. DB049789

Cornelissen, Cornelia. Soft Rain: a story of the Cherokee Trail of Tears. Soft Rain is 9 years old in 1838 when soldiers come to move her Cherokee tribe from North Carolina to the West. For grades 3-6. DB048112

Coy, Harold. Man comes to America. Theories of how prehistoric people arrived in the Americas, for grades 6-9. DB008636

Craven, Margaret. I heard the owl call my name. With only two years to live, a young minister is sent by his bishop into the wilds of British Columbia to a parish called Kingcome. There, among vanishing Indians, Mark Brian learns enough of the meaning of life not to fear death. DB037368

Creech, Sharon. Walk Two Moons. A year ago, Sal's grieving mother left Sal and her father to visit Idaho and never returned. Sal's father has accepted that his wife is not coming back, but Sal has not. As she and her grandparents travel to Idaho to find her mother, Sal tells them "an extensively strange story" about her new friend Phoebe, whose mother also disappeared. And Sal gets to walk two moons in her mother's moccasins. For grades 3-6 and older readers. Newbery Medal. DB039621

Crow Dog, Leonard. Crow Dog: four generations of Sioux medicine men. Family history of the Brule clan named Crow Dog also describes Lakota rituals and ceremonies. DB043645

Curry, Jane Louise. Back in the beforetime: tales of the California Indians. 22 stories from many California tribes for grades 3-6. DB029166

Curry, Jane Louise. Hold up the sky: and other Indian tales from Texas and the Southern Plains. Twenty-six stories passed down through the generations from different tribes who inhabited the United States southwest plains. Includes brief information about each of the fourteen Native American storytelling tribes represented in this collection. For grades 4-7. DB057441

Curry, Jane Louise. Turtle Island: tales of the Algonquian nations. Collection of twenty-seven tales with an introduction to Algonquian Indian culture; describes variations among the group's numerous tribes, which are found in the eastern United States and Canada. The title story recounts how a turtle's back became the Earth's foundation after a great flood. For grades 4-7. DB049983

Curry, Jane Louise. The wonderful sky boat: and other Native American tales of the Southeast. Collection of twenty-seven stories from the Catawba, Cherokee, Choctaw, and Seminole tribes among others, retold in modern English. A Hitchiti tale, "Heron and Hummingbird," explains why hummingbirds drink nectar rather than water. Includes notes about the original storytellers and their languages. For grades 4-7. DB054394

Cwiklik, Robert. Tecumseh, Shawnee rebel. Biography for grades 5-8. DB036738

Davis, Deborah. The secret of the seal. 10-year-old Kyo must choose between a friendly seal and his Eskimo family. Grades 2-4. DB034064

Day, Donald. Will Rogers: a biography. Biography of the home-spun American philosopher and humorist who commented wittily and irreverently on the American scene and on politicians from the president on down. DB009823

DeArmond, Dale. Berry Woman's children. 14 Eskimo myths about birds and animals for grades 2-4. BR007111

DeArmond, Dale. The boy who found the light: Eskimo folktales. 3 Eskimo folktales for grades 3-6. DB035352

De Barthe, Joseph. The life and adventures of Frank Grouard, chief of scouts, U.S.A. First published in 1894, an account of the courageous life of Scout Grouard. Captured by the Indians for a long period, he recorded the long history of the Sioux nation. DB020061

De Lint, Charles. Someplace to be flying. Gypsy-cab driver Hank intervenes in the mugging of photojournalist Lily and is shot. Two mysterious crow sisters kill the mugger and heal Lily and Hank, arousing their interest to learn more about the "animal people." DB048261

De Paola, Tomie. The legend of the Indian paintbrush. Little Gopher looks for colors to record his tribe's stories. Grades K-2. BR007912

De Wit, Dorothy. The Talking stone: an anthology of native American tales and legends. 27 stories of tribal history for grades 5-8. DB021804

Debo, Angie. Geronimo: the man, his time, his place. Portrays the Apache warleader as victim of EuroAmerican history. DB011145

Debo, Angie. A History of the Indians of the United States. Historical survey of the aboriginal inhabitants of the United States, including Alaskan natives. Discusses common characteristics such as adaptation to the physical environment, love of homeland, and eloquence of language. Describes the tribes' interaction with Europeans and eventual removal to reservations. DB072715

Deloria, Ella Cara. Waterlily. Novel of 19th century Native Americans by a Sioux writer. DB028216

Deloria, Philip Joseph. Playing Indian. Explores Anglo-Americans' penchant for emulating Native Americans--adopting their attire, traditions, and images. DB049554

Deloria, Vine Jr. Behind the Trail of Broken Treaties: an Indian declaration of independence. Presents the case for AIM (the American Indian Movement). DB016037

Deloria, Vine Jr. Custer died for your sins: an Indian manifesto. Debunking of myths about Native Americans. DB041766

Deloria, Vine Jr. God is red: a native view of religion. Locates the human species within the natural world. DB039696

Deloria, Vine Jr. Red earth, white lies: Native Americans and the myth of scientific fact. Debunks Darwinian evolution in favor of Native American mythology. DB042828

Deloria, Vine Jr. We talk, you listen: new tribes, new turf. Analysis of Native American relationships to non-Indian society. DB015960

Demos, John. The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic. Demos examines the Mission School in Cornwall, Connecticut, which was founded in 1817 to instruct non-Christian indigenous people from around the world. Describes students of note, their history, and the impact they had during and after their time at the school. 2014. DB080024

Demos, John. The unredeemed captive: a family story from early America. In the early 1700s in Deerfield, Massachusetts, a Puritan minister and his family were among those taken captive by French-speaking Mohawks who were Catholic converts. One of the children, Eunice, was adopted by a Mohawk family and taken to a Jesuit mission-fort near Montreal. Eunice was kept long after the rest of the family was released. Later the family learned that Eunice had stayed on by choice. DB039576

Derleth, August. Wind Over Wisconsin. The Sauk chief Black Hawk [1767-1838] is a central character in this novel set during the Black Hawk War of 1832. BRW02103

Dewar, Elaine. Bones: Discovering the First Americans. While anthropologists claim that Asians crossing the Bering Strait were the first arrivals, Dewar finds evidence in ancient remains that the Native American contention to have always been here may be nearer the truth. DB055920

Dickinson, Alice. Taken by the Indians: true tales of captivity. Accounts by 3 men and 3 women of their captivities between 1676 and 1864. Junior & senior high readers. DB011951

Dixon, Ann. How Raven brought light to people. Alaskan Tlingit legend adapted for grades K-3. DB038202

Doane, Michael. Bullet heart. After failed peaceful attempts to recover a Native American skeleton from a South Dakota museum, a shoot-out with the FBI becomes inevitable. DB043393

Doherty, Craig A. The Iroquois. History and life-style of the Iroquois for grades 4-7. DB036102

Donner, Florinda. Shabono. Anthropologist Donner recounts her year-long stay with the Iticoteri Indians in the jungle border area between Venezuela and Brazil. DB019710

Dorris, Michael. The broken cord. Story of Dorris' adopted son Alex, afflicted with Fetal Alcohol syndrome. DB033717

Dorris, Michael. Cloud Chamber: a novel. A generational saga told through personal narratives. Irish, African American, and Native American voices reveal a family's history from nineteenth-century Ireland to late-twentieth-century America. DB045120

Dorris, Michael. The crown of Columbus. Two Native American professors pursue a historical mystery. DB033023

Dorris, Michael. Guests. Moss, an Algonquin boy, learns about his society and his world. Grades 3-6. DB040769

Dorris, Michael. Morning Girl. 12-year-old Taino girl witnesses the arrival of the first Europeans. Grades 3-6. DB037957

Dorris, Michael. Sees Behind Trees. Visually impaired Native American boy must pass his manhood test. Grades 3-6. DB043898

Dorris, Michael. The window. This companion to the adult novels Yellow Raft in Blue Water (DB026494) and Cloud Chamber (DB045120) recalls Rayona Taylor's unsettled life at age eleven. When her Native American mother is hospitalized, her father--who is black--tries to place Rayona in a foster home. Finally, he takes her to live with his relatives, and she is surprised to learn most of them are white. For grades 6-9. DB046538

Dorris, Michael. A yellow raft in blue water. 3 generations of contemporary Modoc women cope with society's treatment of them. DB026494

Dorson, Mercedes. Tales from the rain forest: myths and legends from the Amazonian Indians of Brazil. Ten folktales reveal the Amazon Indians' desire to live in harmony with nature. Grades 5-8. DB048122

Doss, James D. Grandmother spider: a Charlie Moon mystery. Shaman Daisy Perika predicts the giant arachnid that lives beneath Lake Navajo will attack. Her hunch appears true when two men--one a government research scientist and the other a Native American truck driver--disappear from the lake's shore. Daisy's nephew, Ute lawman Charlie Moon, isn't buying it. Some strong language. DB052604

Doss, James D. The night visitor: a shaman mystery. Ute policeman Charlie Moon investigates a disappearance associated with a paleontological dig excavating mammoth bones. Meanwhile, his aunt Daisy Perika, a shaman, is involved with an older, related injustice dealing with the supernatural. DB051710

Doss, James D. The shaman sings: a Charlie Moon mystery. Daisy Perika, a shaman, and her nephew, Ute policeman Charlie Moon, must solve the murder of a young graduate student. DB041500

Doss, James D. The shaman's bones: a Charlie Moon mystery. Shaman Daisy Perika asks her Ute lawman nephew, Charlie Moon, to call Scott Parris, the Granite Creek chief of police. She informs them of her dream foretelling the imminent, violent deaths of people starting to the north. Parris, knowing her powers, takes her warning seriously and cancels his vacation. DB051725

Doss, James D. White shell woman: a Charlie Moon mystery. Rancher Charlie Moon, formerly a Ute policeman, is called to investigate a case of arson and the death of an archaeologist. When another murder and fire occur, his shaman aunt insists that a curse is upon them, but Charlie looks for a killer. Some strong language. DB055144

Dowd, Gregory Evans. A spirited resistance: the North American Indian struggle for unity, 1745-1815. Recounts the Native American struggle against colonial expansion. DB037751

Dudley, Joseph Iron Eye. Choteau Creek: a Sioux reminiscence. Autobiography of a Dakota Methodist minister. DB048748

Dugan, Bill. Geronimo: war chiefs. A fictionalized account of the disputes between Apaches and whites from 1881 to 1886. DB039123

Dugan, Bill. Chief Joseph: war chiefs. Fictionalized account of the 1877 Nez Perce War. DB043051

Dunn, Carolyn. Through the eye of the deer: an anthology of Native American women writers. A collection of prose pieces and poems, often retelling traditional tales in a twentieth-century context. DB051850

Durrant, Lynda. The beaded moccasins: the story of Mary Campbell. Captured by the Delawares, 12-year-old Mary is adopted into their leader's family. Grades 4-7. DB046666

Durrant, Lydia. Turtle clan journey. As the captive English boy Echohawk, with his adoptive Mohican father and brother, makes a perilous journey from his white grandmother's home in Albany, New York to a Mohegan settlement on the Ohio River, he feels the conflicting pulls of his dual heritage. Grades 5-8. BR012924

Durrett, Deanne. Unsung heroes of World War II: the story of the Navajo code talkers. Retells the story of how Navajo marines outwitted the Japanese during the Pacific campaign. Grades 6-9. DB049188

Dutton, Bertha Pauline. American Indians of the Southwest. Survey of the history, traditions, contemporary life, and economic conditions of the Indian tribes of the American Southwest. DB021704

Eagle, Kathleen. Fire and rain. When college student Cecily Metcalf is a volunteer on the Sioux reservation, she meets Kiah Red Thunder, and they have ten days together before he returns to the Vietnam War. Cecily discovers a journal of another white woman, Priscilla Twiss, who fell in love with a Lakota Sioux 100 years earlier. As a journalist in 1980, Cecily is reunited with Kiah while investigating Priscilla's fate. Strong language, explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence. DB039637

Eagle, Kathleen. Sunrise song. In 1973 Michelle Benedict inherits her aunt's house. Concerned about a 1930s Indian cemetery located next to the house, she attempts to find relatives of those buried there. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit descriptions of sex. DB044788

Eagle, Kathleen. This time forever. Nurse Susan Ellison is the only juror convinced Cleve Black Horse is innocent of murder. DB039740

Eagle, Kathleen. What the heart knows. Helen Ketterling left the Bad River Sioux Reservation thirteen years ago when she learned she was carrying Reese Blue Sky's son. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language. DB049348

Eagle, Kathleen. You never can tell. Journalist Heather Reardon wants to tell the story of former Indian rights activist Kole Kills Crow, her goddaughter's father. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. DB054658

Earling, Debra Magpie. Perma Red. Growing up on the Flathead Indian reservation in 1940s Montana, Louise White Elk has always known that Baptiste Yellow Knife intended to marry her. DB056419

Eastman, Charles A. From the deep woods to civilization: chapters in the autobiography of an Indian. Autobiography of Ohiyesa, a Santee Sioux who became a medical doctor in the 1880s. DB034328

Eastman, Charles A. Red hunters and the animal people. 12 folktales for grades 6-9. DB037176

Eastman, Charles A. The soul of the Indian: an interpretation. A reflection on the religious life of a typical Native American before the white man's appearance. DB035016

Eastman, Charles A. Wigwam evenings: Sioux folk tales retold. 27 Santee Sioux tales. BR008440/ DB032745

Eckert, Allan W. The conquerors: a narrative. Account of Pontiac's uprising in 1763. DB029939

Eckert, Allan W. Gateway to empire. Follows the career of the Shawnee leader, Tecumseh, from 1769 to 1812. DB029941

Eckert, Allan W. A sorrow in our heart: the life of Tecumseh. The five-time Pulitzer Prize nominee chronicles the life and times of the great eighteenth-century Shawnee leader. DB036764

Eckert, Allan W. Twilight of empire: a narrative. Account of the Black Hawk War of 1832. DB029942

Eckert, Allan W. Wilderness empire: a narrative. An account of the French and Indian War, focusing on the Iroquois. DB029940

Eckert, Allan W. The wilderness war: a narrative. An account of the last years of the Iroquois nation, 1763-1781. DB029938

Edmunds, R. David. The Shawnee Prophet. Biography of Tecumseh's brother, Tenskwatawa. DB020138

Edmunds, R. David. Tecumseh and the quest for Indian leadership. Biography of the Shawnee leader. DB022050

Ehle, John. Trail of tears: the rise and fall of the Cherokee nation. Details the removal of 12,000 Cherokee from their eastern homelands. BR007849/ DB042034

Ehlert, Lois. Cuckoo: a Mexican folktale = Cucú: un cuento folklórico mexicano. A beautiful cuckoo bird proves that she is also brave when a fire starts in the farm fields. Based on a Mayan Indian tale. PRINT/BRAILLE. For grades K-3. Bilingual edition in English and Spanish language. BR012006

Ehlert, Lois. Moon rope: a Peruvian folktale = Un lazo a la luna: una leyenda peruana. Fox asks Mole to climb to the moon with him on a grass rope. But half way up, Mole lets go and falls back to earth. To hide his embarrassment from all the other animals, Mole hides in a deep tunnel and now comes out only at night. A Peruvian folktale in Spanish and in English. For preschool-grade 2. DB040759

Eichstaedt, Peter H. If you poison us: uranium and Native Americans. Saga of uranium mining on Indian lands in the American West. DB040508

Ellis, Mary Relindes. The Turtle Warrior. Sweeps us into the perfectly rendered world of Northern Wisconsin in the 1960s, and the engrossing lives of two brothers, their heartbreaking mother and the Ojibwe neighbor who mediates the story's redemption. BRW00248

Erdoes, Richard. American Indian myths and legends. Contains 166 legends from more than 80 tribes. DB022217

Erdrich, Louise. The antelope wife: a novel. Episodes from the lives and dreams of two mixed-blood families in Minneapolis. DB046741

Erdrich, Louise. The beet queen: a novel. The story of Mary Adare and her life in a small off-reservation town in North Dakota. DB023943

Erdrich, Louise. The bingo palace. Lipsha Morrissey, Chippewa and wanderer in the outside world, is summoned home to the reservation by his grandmother. DB039114

Erdrich, Louise. The birchbark house. In Omakayas's 7th spring, she helps her Ojibwa family build a summer home on an island in Lake Superior. For grades 4-7. DB048991

Erdrich, Louise. The last report on the miracles at Little No Horse. From 1912 to 1996 Agnes De Witt has presented herself to the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota as a benevolent priest, Father Damien, all the while concealing her female identity. DB053273

Erdrich, Louise. Love medicine: a novel. Novel of two Chippewa families in North Dakota. DB022061

Erdrich, Louise. Tracks: a novel. Alternatively narrated by Nanapush, a wise tribal elder, and Pauline, a bitter mixed-blood, the novel follows the lives of a handful of North Dakota Chippewa. DB028557

Ereira, Alan. The elder brothers. The Kogi, or Elder Brothers, are a self-isolated tribe in the mountains of Colombia who consider themselves to be the guardians of the Earth. DB035157

Ernst, Kathleen. Trouble at Fort La Pointe. In 1732 twelve-year-old Suzette, an Ojibwe French girl living along Lake Superior, hopes her father wins the trapping contest so that he can quit being a voyageur--pelt collector for the French fur-trading companies--and stay home. DB055774

Esbensen, Barbara J. Ladder to the sky: how the gift of healing came to the Ojibway Nation ; a legend. Ojibway legend for grades 4-7. DB036513

Evans, Max. Bluefeather Fellini. Historical farce about a randy Italo-Pueblo miner during World War II. DB039761

Evans, Max. Bluefeather Fellini in the sacred realm. Hilarious Italo-Pueblo adventurer Bluefeather Fellini is on the track of a fortune in missing wine. DB039803

Fenady, Andrew J. Claws of the eagle: a novel of Tom Horn and the Apache Kid. Fact and fiction blend in this story of the Apache Wars of the 1800s and the surrender of Geronimo to the U.S. Army. DB021788

Fergus, Charles. Shadow catcher: a novel. 1913 photographs of Native Americans put the lie to BIA propaganda in this provocative novel. DB034653

Fergus, Jim. One thousand white women: the journals of May Dodd. 1875. At the suggestion of the Cheyenne, the United States government secretly trades 1000 women to the Native Americans in order to achieve peace through intermarriage. Violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. DB047157

Ferris, Jeri. Native American doctor: the story of Susan LaFlesche Picotte. Susan LaFlesche Picotte, an Omaha born in Nebraska in 1865, became the first Native American woman to graduate from medical school. Grades 4-7. DB035580

Fisher, Leonard Everett. Gods and goddesses of the ancient Maya. Introduces the 12 principal gods and goddesses of the ancient Mayan civilization, which extended through the area that became the Yucatan peninsula, Belize, Guatemala, and part of Honduras. Grades 4-7. DB051626

Fleischman, Paul. Saturnalia. 1681 Boston through the eyes of a 14-year-old Naragansett Indian printer's apprentice. Grades 7-12. DB033629

Foreman, Michael. The boy who sailed with Columbus. Columbus's cabin boy apprentices with the shaman Two Moons. Grades 3-6. DB037792

Fowler, Connie May. River of hidden dreams. A Florida tour boat operator entertains passengers with stories of her family's heritage and her Native American grandmother's doomed love for Sadie's mulatto grandfather. DB043264

Fradin, D. B. Hiawatha: messenger of peace. Biography of the Iroquois leader for grades 2-4. DB036894

Franklin, Kristine L. The shepherd boy. A young Navajo boy discovers that one of his sheep is missing when he brings in his family's flock one evening. He then must rescue the lost lamb before nightfall. PRINT/BRAILLE. For preschool-grade 2. BR011003

Frazier, Ian. On the rez. A self-confessed "chintzy middle-class white guy" paints a portrait of the Oglala Sioux living on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. DB049313

Frazier, Patrick. The Mohicans of Stockbridge. How the Mohicans of Massachusetts became the Stockbridge Indians of Wisconsin. DB039143

Freedman, Russell. Buffalo hunt. Importance of the buffalo for the Plains Indians. Grades 4-7. DB029084

Freedman, Russell. Children of the Wild West. Documentary account of children growing up in the American West. Grades 3-6. DB022740

Freedman, Russell. Indian chiefs. Biography of six 19th-century Native American leaders for grades 5-9. DB027274

Freedman, Russell. An Indian winter. 1833-1834. Maximilian, a German prince, and Karl Bodmer, a Swiss artist, travel by river to what is now North Dakota. There they winter with the Mandans and the Hidatsas, Native American peoples whose flourishing cultures will cease to exist after an 1837 smallpox epidemic. PRINT/BRAILLE. For grades 4-7 and older readers. BR008967

Fritz, Jean. The double life of Pocahontas. Pocahontas's life in the wild and at the court of Queen Elizabeth I. Grades 4-7. DB021795

Gall, Grant. Apache: the long ride home. This novel relates the capture of a nine-year-old Mexican boy in a village raid. DB028206

Gallant, Roy A. Ancient Indians: the first Americans. Archaeological evidence about the paleo-Indians for grades 5-8. DB033472

Gallo, Eduardo L. Cuauhtemoc: ultimo emperador de Mexico. Account of the life, deeds, and death of the last Aztec emperor, hanged by the Spanish conquistadores in 1525. Spanish language. DB020672

Garcia y Robertson, R. American woman. After the Civil War, young Quaker Sarah Kilory, going out west to teach, falls in love with an Oglala Sioux warrior, becoming his second wife. Some violence and some descriptions of sex. DB046836

Gardiner, John. Stone Fox. Willy competes against the Indian Stone Fox in a sled dog race. Grades 3-6. DB048664

George, Jean Craighead. Julie. Teenage heroine of Julie of the Wolves returns to her Eskimo village and searches for a way to help wolves survive. Grades 5-8. DB040306

George, Jean Craighead. Julie of the Wolves. 13-year-old Eskimo girl, lost and starving on the tundra, is saved by a wolfpack. Newbery Medal. Grades 5-8. BR 08738/ RC 34451

George, Jean Craighead. Julie's wolf pack. Chronicles 6 years of the wolfpack led by Kapu, including his capture by scientists from whom Julie frees him. Grades 5-8. DB034451

George, Jean Craighead. The talking earth. Seminole girl must survive in the Everglades. Grades 5-8. DB023546

George, Jean Craighead. Water sky. Alaskan boy learns the importance of whaling to his Eskimo ancestors. Grades 6-9. DB026949

Gessner, Lynne. Navajo slave. Straight Arrow is enslaved by a Spanish nobleman. Grades 5-7. DB013400

Gessner, Lynne. To see a witch. Pre-Columbian boy clears his cousin of witchcraft charges. Grades 5-8. DB015055

Gibbons, Reginald. Sweetbitter: a novel. Choctaw Reuben Sweetbitter and his white wife face prejudice on all sides in 1896. DB040509

Gilbert, Bil. God gave us this country: Tekamthi and the first American Civil War. Biography of the Shawnee chief whom some call Tecumseh. DB032115

Gilchrist, Ellen. Starcarbon: a meditation on love; a novel. Unhappy in college, Olivia returns to her Cherokee family and lover Bobby Tree for the summer. DB039182

Gilfillan, Merrill. Sworn before cranes: stories. 18 stories deal with contemporary Native Americans on the Great Plains. DB038943

Girod, Christina M. Native Americans of the Southeast. Discusses the original inhabitants of what is now the southeastern United States, including the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, Calusa, Timucua, Catawba, Natchez, Creek, and Seminole tribes. Grades 6-9. DB052373

Glancy, Diane. Trigger dance. Poet Glancy presents a collection of stories depicting today's Native Americans and their struggle with opposing cultures. DB034405

Goble, Paul. Beyond the ridge. Elderly native woman dies and travels to the spirit world. Grades 6-9. DB034765

Goble, Paul. Buffalo woman. Plains Indian legend of a Buffalo who changes to a beautiful girl. Grades 1-4. DB024661

Goble, Paul. Crow chief: a Plains Indian story. Folktale about the circle of life for grades 2-4. DB038567

Goble, Paul. Death of the iron horse. Rail sabotage in 1867 from the Indian viewpoint for grades K-2. DB029420

Goble, Paul. Dream wolf. Two lost Plains Indian children are guided home by a spectral wolf. Grades 2-4. DB036651

Goble, Paul. The gift of the sacred dog. A legend from the Great Plains Indians telling how the horse (the Sacred Dog) was given to the Indian people by the Great Spirit. For K-3 readers. BRW00374

Goble, Paul. The girl who loved wild horses. Plains Indian legend about a girl's love for a wild stallion. Grades K-2. BR010014

Goble, Paul. The great race of the birds and animals. Cheyenne legend of the Big Dipper's origin. Grades K-3. DB024365

Goble, Paul. Iktomi and the boulder: a Plains Indian story. Sioux tale of how Iktomi the Trickster tried to defeat a huge boulder with the help of some bats. For grades K-3. DB030039

Goble, Paul. The legend of the White Buffalo Woman. Recounts the legend of the Great Spirit's gift of the Sacred Calf Pipe. Grades 3-6. BR014046

Goble, Paul. Lone Bull's horse raid. Lone Bull becomes a warrior in his first battle. Grades 5-8. DB022252

Goble, Paul. The lost children: the boys who were neglected. Blackfoot tale of the Pleiades' origin. Grades K-3. DB039165

Goble, Paul. Love flute. In this Plains Indian love story, a young man, too shy to woo the woman he loves, receives a magic flute from the Elk Men. Grades 3-6. DB036819

Goingback, Owl. Crota. An evil spirit stalks a graveyard, and a Native American sheriff must join with a shaman to defeat it. DB048229

Goodchild, Peter. Raven tales. Selection of Northwest Indian myths. BR009147/ DB035645

Goodman, Susan E. Stones, bones, and petroglyphs: digging into Southwest archaeology : an ultimate field trip. Describes a 1-week field trip where 8th graders work on a Pueblo Indian dig. Grades 5-8. DB046421

Gorenstein, Shirley. Not forever on earth: the prehistory of Mexico. Begins with the first evidence of man's presence in Mexico and shows the development of the evolving cultures to the time of the Spanish conquests. Societies considered are the Olmecs, the Mayas, the Toltecs, and the Aztecs. DB009733

Gray, Muriel. The Trickster. Canadian Indian Sam Hunt must solve a series of brutal murders. DB042005

Grayson, G. W. A Creek warrior for the Confederacy: the autobiography of Chief G.W. Grayson. The last Chief of the Creek Nation tells of his boyhood service during the Civil War. DB029623

Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission. A Guide to Understanding Chippewa Treaty Rights. Summary of significant court decisions. BRW03009

Green, Rayna. Women in American Indian society: Indians of North America. The author, a Cherokee, examines women's historical roles in her own and other North American tribes for junior and senior high students and older readers. DB042641

Griese, Arnold A. At the mouth of the Luckiest River. Athabascan boy struggles to prevent war with the Eskimos. Grades 4-6. DB007949

Griese, Arnold A. The way of our people. Unable to overcome his fear of hunting alone, a young Indian boy in the Alaskan village of Anvik tries to find other ways of helping his tribe. For grades 4-7. DB011066

Hadingham, Evan. Lines to the mountain gods: Nazca and the mysteries of Peru. Offers theories on the desert drawings made by this pre-Inca civilization. DB025676

Hager, Jean. Masked dancers. Finding a dead game warden next to an illegally shot bald eagle, Police Chief Bushyhead investigates. DB049197

Haldeman, Jack C. High Steel. Native American John Stranger is conscripted by the Trans-United Space Engineering Corporation to help build an industrial complex in orbit above Earth. Strong language and descriptions of sex. For senior high and older readers. DB040489

Hale, Janet C. Bloodlines : odyssey of a native daughter. A Native American author brings her own family history to life in this collection of essays. DBC00430

Haley, James L. Apaches, a history and culture portrait. Well-documented integration of Apache history and culture. DB016622

Haley, James L. The Buffalo War: the history of the Red River Indian uprising of 1874. An account of the war which resulted in the subjugation of the warriors of the Cheyenne, Comanche, and Kiowa tribes. DB024990

Hall, Oakley M. Apaches: a novel. Assigned to Fort McLain to patrol the territories of Arizona and New Mexico, Lt. Patrick Cutler soon becomes embroiled in a violent Apache uprising, a vicious war between greedy factions of white settlers, and a doomed romance. Strong language. DB025140

Hamilton, Virginia. Arilla Sun Down. Half-black, half-Indian 12-year-old Arilla lives in a small town where her life revolves around family, school, and friends. Grades 6-9. DB010919

Hammerschlag, Carl A. Dancing healers: a doctor's journey of healing with Native Americans. In 1965 the author, a Jewish New Yorker just out of medical school, joined the Indian Health Service as an alternative to going to Vietnam, and was assigned to the Pueblo tribes along the Rio Grande. His initial conviction, that he could bring healing to a simple people who would appreciate his expertness, turned to a deep respect for the dignity and healing power of the shaman. DB032740

Hammerschlag, Carl A. The theft of the spirit: a journey to spiritual healing. Psychiatrist learns from Native American healers. DB038955

Hammonds, Michael. Incident on the way to a killing. Absaroka seek vengeance for the death of the chief's son. DB011650

Harjo, Joy. The good luck cat. Because her good luck cat Woogie has already used up eight of his nine lives in narrow escapes from disaster, a Native American girl worries when he disappears. Print/braille for kindergarten-grade 3. BRW00163

Harlan, Judith. American Indians today: issues and conflicts. Brief historical overview of legal and territorial conflicts for grades 8-12. DB029085

Harrah, Madge. My brother, my enemy. In colonial Virginia, a 14-year-old pursues the band of Susquehannocks who slaughter his family. Junior & senior high & adult readers. DB048668

Harrell, Beatrice O. How thunder and lightning came to be: a Choctaw legend. Two birds caring for their eggs warn people on earth of storms. Preschool-Grade 2. DB040960

Harrison, Jim. Dalva. Lyrical, atmospheric novel of a half-breed Sioux woman. DB028211

Harrison, Jim. The road home. Dalva's nomadic son Nelse, adopted from birth, searches for his birth mother and becomes acquainted with his Native American heritage. DB049593

Harrison, Sue. Brother Wind: a novel. Attempting to protect her tribe and children from a brutal enemy, Kiin is forced to sacrifice the man she loves, while Kulutux finds herself widowed and abandoned among the Whale Hunters. DB040743

Harrison, Sue. Mother earth, father sky. The author, a student of Native American languages who has also done archaeological research, chronicles the migration of an ancient Native American tribe in Ice Age America. DB031959

Harrison, Sue. My sister the moon. This sequel to "Mother Earth, Father Sky" focuses on the two sons of Chagak and her husband Kayugh and on Kiin, the girl-child of Gray Bird. Some violence and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller. DB034011

Hartz, Paula R. Native American Religions. Historical overview of Native American religion in Canada and the United States. Grades 6-9. DB054988

Hausman, Gerald. The coyote bead. In 1864, American soldiers kill Tobachischin's Navajo parents and wound him while attempting to relocate the tribe to a reservation. Grades 6-9. DB052685

Hausman, Gerald. How Chipmunk got tiny feet: Native American animal origin stories. 7 stories for grades K-3. DB043880

Henry, L.D. Terror of Hellhole. When escaped convicts murder his wife and mother-in-law, Arizonia territorial justice in Yuma imposes light penalties because the women were Quechan Indians. Honas Good must take the law into his own hands to get justice. Strong language, violence, and some descriptions of sex. DB039203

Henry, Marguerite. Black Gold. Story of the only Kentucky Derby winner raised by a Native American for grades 3-6. DB010282

Henry, Will. The Bear Paw horses. Crazy Horse of the Oglala Sioux makes a dying request that his people locate a secret herd of four hundred horses. Violence. DB043838

Henry, Will. The day Fort Larking fell. When the Indian-hating commander of Fort Larking refuses to take in the Reverend Bleek and his band of Indian orphans, the Cheyenne leader Yellow Nose, the preacher, and the stray children all lay siege to the fort. DB025880

Henry, Will. From where the sun now stands. A young Nez Perce warrior, Chief Joseph's nephew, chronicles the treaty violations that forced his people on a trek from Oregon to Montana. DB070559

Henry, Will. The last warpath. Historical novel chronicles the Cheyenne's 40-year struggle for survival, from the Sand Creek massacre to Wounded Knee. DB018626

Hesse, Karen. Aleutian Sparrow. Story of Vera, an Aleutian girl, who describes in free verse the forced 1942 relocation of her people, U.S. citizens, after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Grades 6-9. DB057741

Highwater, Jamake. Anpao: an American Indian odyssey. Newbery Award book chronicling a boy's coming-of-age. Grades 7-12. DB012093

Highwater, Jamake. The ceremony of innocence: Ghost Horse cycle; 2. Amana, a starving Plains Indian, is seduced and abandoned by a French fur trader. For junior and senior high and adult readers. DB027488

Highwater, Jamake. I wear the morning star: Ghost Horse cycle; 3. Amana's grandson Sitko clings to his beloved grandmother's culture. For junior and senior high and adult readers. DB027481

Highwater, Jamake. Legend days: Ghost Horse cycle; 1. Orphaned Amana is gifted with a warrior's courage and a hunter's prowess. For junior and senior high and adult readers. DB021736

Highwater, Jamake. Native land: sagas of the Indian Americas. Cultural history of pre-Columbian America. DB025397

Highwater, Jamake. The Sun, he dies: a novel about the end of the Aztec world. Mexican conquest from the Aztec viewpoint. DB016712

Hill, Kirkpatrick. Minuk: ashes in the pathway. Minuk's traditional Eskimo way of life changes in the 1890s when Christian missionaries arrive in her Alaskan village. For grades 6-9. DB057162

Hill, Kirkpatrick. Toughboy and Sister. Two orphaned Athabascan children work together to survive. Grades 3-6. DB036668

Hill, Kirkpatrick. Winter camp. Orphans Toughboy and Sister are taught Athabascan ways by an elderly neighbor. Grades 3-6. DB038850

Hill, Kirkpatrick. The year of Miss Agnes. Ten-year-old Athabascan Indian Frederika relates the story of a special teacher who comes to her Alaskan village in 1948. Grades 3-6. DB051865

Hill, Ruth Beebe. Hanta Yo. Describes the adventures and trials of two families of the Sioux tribe over three generations from the late 1700s to the 1830s, before the coming of the white man. DB013481

Hillerman, Tony. The blessing way: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Anthropologist on a Navajo reservation gets involved in murder. DB049586

Hillerman, Tony. Coyote waits: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Leaphorn and Chee investigate arson and murder. DB031954

Hillerman, Tony. Dance hall of the dead: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Zuni and Navajo teens, best friends, go missing after a Zuni ceremony. DB058053

Hillerman, Tony. The fallen man: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Leaphorn and Chee investigate a man's skeleton found on a mountain ledge. DB043319

Hillerman, Tony. The first eagle: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Navajo tribal policeman Jim Chee investigates an eagle poaching, while newly retired Joe Leaphorn searches for a missing scientist. DB046774

Hillerman, Tony. The ghostway: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Officer Jim Chee investigates a murder and kidnapping. DB037964

Hillerman, Tony. Hunting badger: Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. A casino robbery on the Ute reservation leaves one guard dead, while a second is wounded and held under suspicion. DB049475

Hillerman, Tony. Listening woman: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Lt. Joe Leaphorn investigates a double murder and the kidnapping of a boy scout troop. DB041481

Hillerman, Tony. People of darkness: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Navajo Jim Chee investigates a series of murders. DB049819

Hillerman, Tony. Sacred clowns: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn cooperate to solve two murders. DB037322

Hillerman, Tony. The sinister pig: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. The FBI takes over sergeant Jim Chee's case, which began with the discovery of an unidentified murder victim at a Navajo reservation oil field. DB056045

Hillerman, Tony. Skinwalkers: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Joe Leaphorn investigates the attempted murder of Jim Chee. DB025396

Hillerman, Tony. Talking God: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Leaphorn & Chee investigate murder, assassination plots, and artifact theft in Washington, DC. DB030270

Hillerman, Tony. The thief of time: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Leaphorn investigates an archaeologist's disappearance. DB026999

Hillerman, Tony. The wailing wind: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Sergeant Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police calls in retired boss Joe Leaphorn when rookie Bernadette Manuelito discovers a white man shot in the desert. DB054322

Hilts, Len. Quanah Parker. Biography of the Cherokee warleader for grades 5-8. DB029724

Hirschfelder, Arlene B. Happily may I walk: American Indians and Alaska natives today. Comparisons and contrasts among distinct cultural groups for grades 5-9. DB032075

Hobbs, Will. Beardance. Cloyd, the troubled teenage Ute from Bearstone, is looking for an endangered mother grizzly and her 3 cubs. Grades 6-9. DB039234

Hobbs, Will. Bearstone. Troubled Ute boy is helped by an elderly rancher. Grades 6-9. DB032470

Hobbs, Will. Far North. A plane goes down in the Canadian wilderness, stranding two fifteen-year-old boys and an Indian elder. Before he dies, the elder teaches the boys survival skills that may sustain them in their struggle against hunger, predators, and the severe northern winter. For junior and senior high readers. DB045784

Hobbs, Will. Kokopelli's flute. When Tepary blows on a flute from a disturbed grave, he turns into a changeling: packrat by night, boy by day. For grades 4-7. DB044404

Hockenberry, John. A River Out of Eden. Half-Chinook biologist Francine Smohalla is stocking the Columbia River with salmon when she discovers a murdered federal worker. More deaths occur with evidence pointing to a member of Francine's tribe. Strong language, some explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence. DB053481

Hofsinde, Robert (Gray-Wolf). The Indian medicine man. Describes the work of 6 different tribal shamans. DB012699

Hofsinde, Robert (Gray-Wolf). Indians on the move. Native American travel methods for grades 4-7. DB013215

Hogan, Linda. Mean spirit: a novel. First novel by the Chickasaw poet tells of the Oklahoma oil boom. DB033685

Hogan, Linda. Power. Novel of a Taiga woman and a Florida panther. DB048115

Hogan, Linda. Seeing through the sun. Poems by a Chickasaw woman. DB035809

Hogan, Linda. Solar storms: a novel. Four generations of Native American women canoe to their ancestral home, threatened by a hydroelectric dam. DB043726

Hogan, Linda. The woman who watches over the world: a native memoir. Reminiscences of Native American novelist about her spiritual journey through physical pain to the triumph of love. DB053253

Hoig, Stan. Night of the cruel moon: the Cherokee removal and the Trail of Tears. Chronicles the events that led to the 1838 enforced removal of the Cherokees from their native Southeastern habitat to the Indian Territory. For grades 6-9. DB049363

Hoig, Stan. The peace chiefs of the Cheyennes. Crucial peacemaking roles of 19th-century Cheyenne chiefs. DB018076

Hoig, Stan. The Cheyenne. History of the Great Plains Indians, the Cheyenne. Discusses their involvement in the 1864 Sand Creek massacre and the 1876 battle of the Little Bighorn. Grades 6-9. 2006. DB072259

Hooks, William H. The legend of the white doe. The story of the lost Roanoke colony. Grades 4-7. DB030712

Hotchkiss, Bill. The Medicine Calf: a novel. Story of Jim Beckwourth, a mulatto mountain man adopted by the Crow. DB018065

Hotze, Sollace. A circle unbroken. 15-year-old Rachel Porter longs to leave her strict minister father and return to the Sioux, with whom she lived as a captive for 7 years. Grades 5-8. DB031781

Houston, James A. Spirit wrestler. Shoona, a boy sold into slavery and later trained in the lore and tricks of shamanism, is never comfortable with his role as a witchdoctor. His luck becomes even worse when his woman takes up with a white man who is living among the Eskimos. Some explicit descriptions of sex. DB016269

Houston, James A. Tiktaliktak: an Inuit-Eskimo legend. Eskimo hunter is carried out to sea when the icepack breaks up. Grades 3-6. BR001042

Hoxie, Frederick E. The Crow. History of Montana's Crow Indians for grades 6-9. DB033363

Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane. Buffalo days. A 10-year-old Crow boy nicknamed "Indian" is featured in this description of his tribe's attempt to bring back the great herds that existed during Buffalo Days. Grades 3-6. DB046417

Hudson, Jan. Dawn Rider. A young Blackfoot woman in the 1730s tames the first horse her tribe acquires. Forbidden to continue riding, Kit Fox nevertheless races for help when her clan is attacked. Grades 5-8. DB057464

Hudson, Jan. Sweetgrass. Historical novel of the Blackfoot Indians. Grades 9-12. DB031532

Hum-Ishu-Ma "Mourning Dove". Cogewea, the half-blood: a depiction of the Great Mountain cattle range. A romantic western by a Native American, first published in 1927. RC 35594

Humphrey, William. No resting place. Amos Ferguson and his Cherokee grandparents are rounded up and moved from Alabama to Georgia, then on to Texas on the "Trail of Tears". DB030685

Humphreys, Josephine. Nowhere else on Earth. The hardworking Lumbee Indian residents of Scuffletown, North Carolina, struggle to survive as the Civil War is ending. DB051830

Hungry Wolf, Beverly. The ways of my grandmothers. A Blackfoot woman records the tribal ways of the Blood People of the Siksika. DB018352

Iverson, Peter. The Navajo. History of the Navajo, or Dine. Discusses the introduction of sheep, weaving, and silver-smithing by Spanish Mexicans; the Navajo's Long Walk to a new reservation in 1864; their return to their homeland in the Four Corners; and World War II code talkers. Grades 6-9. DB072684

Jacobs, Francine. The Tainos: the people who welcomed Columbus. History for grades 5-8. DB037424

Jacobs, Paul Samuel. James Printer: a novel of rebellion. In colonial Massachusetts, a Christian Indian must choose sides during King Philip's War. Grades 5-8. DB046830

Jaffe, Marc. Lewis and Clark through Indian eyes. Modern members of the tribes that Lewis and Clark encountered during their 1804-1806 western travels provide nine wide-ranging essays on the impact of the expedition on Native Americans. 2006. DB062428

Jaffe, Nina. The golden flower: a Taino myth from Puerto Rico. Story of how Puerto Rico became an island for kindergarten-grade 3. BR012021

James, Betsy. The mud family. Sosi evades Anasazi worries about the drought by creating mud people. Grades k-3. DB041380

Jennings, Gary. Aztec. Lusty, historical novel relates the heights and depths of the Aztec civilization as it is remembered by Mixtli (Dark Cloud), an elderly Indian who tells the story of his life at the behest of the Bishop of Mexico. DB015812

Jennings, Gary. Aztec autumn. Mexico, 1531. In this sequel to Aztec, when Dark Cloud is burned at the stake in Mexico City by the invaders, his son Tenamaxtli vows revenge. DB049267

Jennings, Gary. Aztec Blood. In the former Aztec empire ruled by Spanish conquerors, Cristo the Bastardo, a mixed-blood "mestizo" educated by a priest and a healer, spies for a converted Jewish don and falls in love with a wealthy girl. DB057675

Johnson, E. Pauline. The moccasin maker. 11 short stories published in 1913 by a Mohawk chief's daughter. DB035804

Jones, Douglas C. A creek called Wounded Knee. Fictional account of the Wounded Knee massacre in 1890 that occurred as the result of the clash between the Indian and the white man. DB014394

Jones, Douglas C. Gone the dreams and dancing. Concerns a band of proud Comanche who surrender at Fort Sill in 1875 and learn to adjust to the changing world of the white men. DB023676

Jones, Douglas C. Season of yellow leaf. Detailed saga of Morfydd Parry, a 10-year-old white girl kidnapped by the Comanches in the American West of 1838. DB020539

Jones, Veda Boyd. Native Americans of the Northwest Coast. Before the arrival of European traders, seven Native American nations (the Tlingit, Tsimshian, Haida, Bella Coola, Kwakiutl, Nootka, and Coast Salish) populated the West Coast. Discusses their history, culture, religion, conflicts, and modern efforts to preserve their traditions. Grades 6-9. DB052402

Josephy, Alvin M. America in 1492: the world of the Indian peoples before the arrival of Columbus. Scholarly essays portray the diversity of life in the Americas in 1492. DB034684

Josephy, Alvin M. The Civil War in the American West. Covers the Great Sioux uprising in Minnesota in 1862. DB034873

Josephy, Alvin M. Nez Perce Country. The founding chair of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian surveys the history of the Nez Perce tribe of the Pacific Northwest. 2007. DB067069

Josephy, Alvin M. Now that the buffalo's gone: a study of today's American Indians. How individual tribes survived the loss of their lands. DB019420

Kallen, Stuart A. Native American Chiefs and Warriors. Collective biography of 5 chiefs for grades 6-9. DB050573

Kallen, Stuart A. Native Americans of the Great Lakes. Examines the history and customs of the Algonquian and the Six Nations of the Iroquois tribes found in the Great Lakes region of Canada and the United States. Grades 6-9. DB052413

Kallen, Stuart A. Native Americans of the Northeast. Discusses Native American tribes--such as the Abenaki, Wampanoag, Pequot, Mohican, and Delaware--of what is now the northeastern United States. Grades 6-9. DB052422

Kallen, Stuart A. Native Americans of the Southwest. Discusses diverse tribes, such as the Navajo, Pueblo, Apache, Maricopa, and the Papago, who lived in harmony with the environment when the Spanish settlers arrived in the sixteenth century. Grades 6-9. DB052384

Kammen, Robert. The Watcher. Luke Cameron, son of a father wanted for murder and a Blackfoot mother, is torn between the world of the white man and his Indian traditions. DB023608

Kane, Joe. Savages. A journalist chronicles his venture into the Ecuadorian rain forest to live among the Huaorani, an ancient nation of some 1,300 Indians. DB044677

Katakis, Michael, ed. Sacred trusts: essays on stewardship and responsibility. Essays by 30 authors discuss Native American stewardship concepts. DB037768

Katz, Jane B. We rode the wind: recollections of Native American life. Selections from the autobiographies of 8 Native Americans from the 19th-century Great Plains. Grades 6-9. DB043440

Katz, Welwyn Wilton. False Face. 13-year-old Laney befriends a classmate, Tom Walsh, half-white and half-Iroquois, and together they find two Iroquois false-face masks that exude both evil and power. Grades 6-9. DB032820

Katz, William Loren. Black Indians: a hidden heritage. Katz traces the history of intermarriage between Native and African-Americans, and the "black Indians" that resulted. For junior high and older readers. DB025883

Kavasch, E. Barrie. American Indian healing arts: herbs, rituals, and remedies for every season of life. History and uses of Native American healing practices. DB048564

Kay, Karen. Lakota surrender. Romantic western with a Lakota hero, set in 1833 Kansas territory. DB042281

Kazimiroff, Theodore L. The last Algonquin. Biography of Joe Two Trees, last of the Turtle Clan Algonquins. DB021468

Keehn, Sally M. Moon of two dark horses. Both the Delaware and the Iroquois try to stay neutral during the Revolution, but the British and the rebels pressure them to take sides. Grades 6-9. DB042657

Keeshig-Tobias, Lenore. Emma And The Trees. Emma doesn't want to go to the store with her mother, so she fights her every step of the way. ENGLISH/OJIBWAY. Grades K-3. BRW00044

Keith, Harold. Rifles for Watie. A carefree boy learns the cruelty and savagery of war when he is sent as a Union scout to spy on a Cherokee Indian Regiment and find the source of their rifles. Grades 6-9. Newbery Medal. DB016572

Kilpatrick, Terrence. Swimming man burning: a rip-roaring novel of the American West. A white trapper and trader cornered in a deadly Indian ambush is spared by his attackers and forced to undertake a strange mission. Some strong language. DB011301

King, Sandra. Shannon: an Ojibway dancer. Depicts the life of a 13-year-old Ojibway girl, Shannon Anderson, who lives with her grandmother, sisters and cousins in Minneapolis. BRW00001

King, Thomas. Green grass, running water. Blackfoot Lionel Red Dog is the hero of this hilarious novel of magical realism. DB037393

King, Thomas. The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America. King, a professor and Native rights activist of Cherokee descent, offers an unconventional account of aboriginal and white relations in the United States and Canada. 2012. DB077678

King, Thomas. Truth and bright water. Summer in a Montana reservation town moves in unexpected directions after Tecumseh and his cousin Lum witness a woman dancing on a clifftop and then leaping into the river below. DB052378

King, Thomas. The truth about stories a native narrative. A wide-ranging exploration of stories told by and about Indians and of ways the tales shape social perceptions, expectations, and interactions. 2003. DB063348

Kingsolver, Barbara. Animal dreams: a novel. Codi returns to Arizona to teach high school and care for her aging father. Her life is complicated by efforts to save the town from environmental catastrophe, and the renewal of an old love affair with a Native American. DB032451

Kingsolver, Barbara. Homeland and other stories. In the title story, a woman remembers when her family took her Native American great-grandmother to visit her Tennessee homeland. Not recognizing the tourist trap it had become, Great Mam insisted she never lived there. DB039657

Kirkpatrick, Katherine A. Trouble's daughter: the story of Susanna Hutchinson, Indian captive. When her family is massacred by Lenape Indians in 1643, 9-year-old Susanna, daughter of religious reformer Anne Hutchinson, is captured and raised as a Lenape. Grades 5-8. DB048226

Knab, T. J. A war of witches: a journey into the underworld of the contemporary Aztecs. Knab, an American anthropologist researching the Mexican Aztecs and learning about dreams and rituals from contemporary witches, tells how he accidentally discovered that the magical "healers" could also kill. DB042289

Krech, Shepard. The ecological Indian: myth and history. Reassesses the image of Native Americans as Noble Savages who lived harmoniously with nature. DB049557

Krull, Kathleen. One nation, many tribes: how kids live in Milwaukee's Indian community. Portrays the lives of 2 students at the Milwaukee Indian Community School. Grades 4-7. DB045685

Krupat, Arnold. Here first: autobiographical essays by Native American writers. In this follow-up to I Tell You Now twenty-six authors reflect on their ethnicity and how it relates to their writing. DB051572

Krupat, Arnold. I tell you now: autobiographical essays by Native American writers.  Eighteen autobiographical essays by Native American writers who describe the personal experiences of people caught between their revered ancient cultural practices and the modern technological world. DB028155

Lacapa, Kathleen. Less Than Half, More Than Whole. A child who is only part Native American is troubled by his mixed racial heritage. Print/Braille. Grades 2-4. BRW00037

Lackey, Mercedes. Sacred ground. Jennifer Talldeer, also known as Kestrel-Hunts-Alone, an Osage shaman-in-training as well as a private investigator in Tulsa, Oklahoma, looks into an accident at a construction site on which an Indian burial ground has been discovered. DB038403

Lame Deer, John Fire. Gift of power: the life and teachings of a Lakota medicine man. Story of a Native American's transformation from being a violent and troubled alcoholic to becoming a medicine man and spiritual leader. DB043686

L'Amour, Louis. Last of the Breed. Action adventure: Sioux airman vs. the Russians across Siberia. DB023910

Larsen, Deborah. The White. In 1758, Indians abduct and scalp a Pennsylvania colonial family. Teenager Mary Jemison, however, is spared and adopted by two Seneca women. Always identified by her white skin, Mary nonetheless becomes a blend of two cultures--a self-defined woman. DB054821

Lasky, Kathryn. The bone wars. In the late 1900s, gold seekers and bone-hunting paleontologists threaten Native Americans in the prairies and badlands. For junior high and older readers. DB030280

Lassieur, Allison. Before the storm: American Indians before the Europeans. Based on archaeologic and ethnographic evidence, an account of the people living in North America prior to 1492. For junior high and older readers. DB049390

Lauber, Patricia. Who Came First? New Clues to Prehistoric Americans. Presents recent discoveries about the first settlers in North and South America--how they traveled and from what continents. Grades 4-7. DB057320

Lavender, David S. Let me be free: the Nez Perce tragedy. Broken promises led to the flight of 700 Nez Perce in the mid-19th-century. DB037172

Lavender, David S. Mother Earth, Father Sky: Pueblo Indians of the American Southwest. An introduction to the cultural and social life of the Pueblo Indians for grades 5-8. DB049548

Lazarus, Edward. Black Hills white justice: the Sioux nation versus the United States, 1775 to the present. History of the longest-running legal claim in America. DB035417

Lelooska. Echoes of the elders: the stories and paintings of Chief Lelooska. Five folktales from the oral tradition of the Kwakiutl a Native American tribe from the Northwest Coast. Grades 3-6. DB045968

Lelooska. Spirit of the cedar people: more stories and paintings of Chief Lelooska. Five folktales from the Kwakiutl, Native Americans of the northwest coast of the United States. Grades 3-6. DB047945

Lenski, Lois. Indian captive: the story of Mary Jemison. In 1758, a white child was captured by Indians and taken to a Seneca village in what is now New York. Grades 5-8. DB042017

Lesley, Craig. River Song. The generations learn to respect each other and the land that sustains them in this continuation of the story of Nez Perce Danny Kachiah. DB030720

Lesley, Craig. Storm riders. College instructor Clark Woods is a foster parent to Wade, a young native Alaskan boy with fetal alcohol syndrome, who is a relative of Clark's ex-wife. DB051497

Lévi-Strauss, Claude. The jealous potter: American Indian tales. A study of mythology by the French anthropologist who insists that Freudians err in deciphering myths as if they employed a single symbolic code. DB029177

Levitt, Paul M. The stolen Appaloosa and other Indian stories. Five folktales from the Pacific Northwest for grades 2-4. DB030269

Lewis, Richard. All of you was singing. In sparse, poetic language the author retells the Aztec myth of the earth's creation. And how the sky persuaded the wind to bring music to the earth. DB038002

Lincoln, Kenneth. The good red road: passages into Native America. Chronicles the journey of a young UCLA English professor and his students through Arizona, New Mexico, Nebraska, and the Dakotas to discover the everyday reality of contemporary American Indian life. DB026562

Lipsyte, Robert. The brave. Tired of being a "nobody," Sonny Bear leaves the Moscondaga Reservation to find his artist mother in New York City. For junior and senior high readers. DB037362

Loew, Patty. Indian Nations Of Wisconsin: Histories Of Endurance And Renewal. Describes the history, social life, and customs of Wisconsin's Native American tribes. DBC04750

Lopez y Fuentes, Gregorio. El indio: novela mexicana. Fictionalized social history of a small Indian settlement in early twentieth-century Mexico. Premio Nacional de Literatura 1935. Spanish language. DB011344

Luenn, Nancy. Nessa's fish. In this simple Eskimo story, Nessa must think quickly and act bravely to save her ill grandmother and their cache of fish from wild animals on the prowl. Preschool-grade 2. DB035303

Manfred, Frederick F. Conquering Horse. Novel of a Sioux warrior's coming-of-age. DB011401

Manfred, Frederick F. Scarlet Plume. A handsome white woman is captured by Sioux, Scarlet Plume, who takes her for his wife. The Sioux uprising of 1862 threatens their love. DB043595

Manitonquat (Medicine Story). The Children of the Morning Light: Wampanoag tales. Creation stories of the Wampanoag Indians. Grades 3-6. DB041130

Mankiller, Wilma. Mankiller: a chief and her people. Autobiography of the principal chief of the Cherokee Nation. DB038353

Marcus, Martin L. Freedom Land. In 1835, the U.S. Army arrives in the Everglades to return a colony of escaped slaves to their former owners and is met with armed resistance by Chief Osceola and his allies. DB057659

Mark, Joan T. A stranger in her native land: Alice Fletcher and the American Indians. Anthropologist Fletcher's correspondence and diaries reveal her feeling that the Indians were the real natives of America, and that she was a stranger in her native land. DB029869

Marks, Paula Mitchell. In a barren land: American Indian dispossession and survival. Chronicles European settlers' conquest of Native American lands from their initial contacts in 1607 up to the 1990s. DB048890

Marshall, Joseph. The dance house stories from Rosebud. Thirteen essays and short stories about mystic experiences, Native American cultures, affinity for horses, ranching, and hard life on the plains of South Dakota's Rosebud Indian Reservation.  DB059962

Marshall, Joseph. In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse. Eleven-year-old Jimmy McClean is often bullied because of his light hair and blue eyes. He travels with his maternal grandfather, Nyles High Eagle, to learn about his Lakota heritage and the life of Crazy Horse, the nineteenth-century Lakota leader and warrior. Grades 4-7. 2015. DB083799

Marshall, Joseph M. The Lakota way: stories and lessons for living. Twelve traditional tales and allegories told by Lakota elders to impart tribal wisdom on ethics and character. DB054552

Marshall, Joseph M. The journey of Crazy Horse a Lakota history. Sioux author examines the life of Lakota warrior Crazy Horse (ca. 1842-1877), using oral accounts and established historical facts. DB065055

Marshall, S.L.A. Crimsoned prairie: the Indian wars. Documents the battles between the cavalry and the Plains Indians. DB032590

Marston, Elsa. Mysteries in American archeology. Theories about the Mound Builders, the Anasazi, and various stonehenge’s and woodhenges. Grades 6-9. DB026805

Martin, Bill. Knots on a counting rope. A young Native American boy who is blind loves to hear his grandfather's stories about his horse, Rainbow, and the races in which he took part. A Reading Rainbow selection. K-3. BRW00100/ DB027709

Martin, Nora. The eagle's shadow. In 1946, a 12-year-old girl spends the winter with Tlingit grandmother in an isolated Alaskan village. Grades 5-8. DB046218

Martin, Rafe. The rough-face girl. This Algonquin folktale is a variation on the Cinderella story for grades k-3. BR 11031

Martin, Rafe. The World before This One: A Novel Told in Legend. Considered outcasts from their Seneca tribe, Crow and his grandmother depend on Crow's survival skills to eat. But he stops hunting when he finds a talking stone that tells him long-ago stories about the creation of the world. Grades 4-7. DB057206

Martini, Teri. Indians. Describes the principal tribes. Grades 2-4. DB019906

Matthiessen, Peter. In the spirit of Crazy Horse. Examination of the American Indian Movement (AIM) conflict with the FBI in the 1970s. DB019138

Matthiessen, Peter. Indian country. Twelve essays explore white encroachments on tribal sacred grounds that threaten Native American lands and ways. DB021191

Max, Jill. Spider Spins a Story: Fourteen Legends from Native America. Presents folk tales from various native peoples including the Kiowa, Zuni, Cherokee, Hopi, Navajo, and Muskogee, all featuring the spider character. Grades 3-6. DB057328

Mayne, William. Drift. A young settler and an Indian girl are lost on a frozen lake in colonial America. Grades 6-9. DB025103

Mayo, Gretchen Will. Earthmaker's tales: North American Indian stories about earth happenings. 17 tales from Native American folklore that seek to explain the origins of natural phenomena such as floods, volcanoes, storms, snow, winds, and fog. Grades 6-9. DB033687

McBride, Bunny. Molly Spotted Elk: a Penobscot in Paris. Biography of the Native American entertainer. DB041954

McCall, Dinah. Tallchief. Ex-commando Morgan Tallchief fights for his beloved, whose participation in the witness protection program has been exposed. DB046082

McDermott, Gerald. Musicians of the sun. The Aztec Lord of the Night sees that his people are sad in the gray darkness. He sends Wind to battle Sun for the musicians held prisoner: Red, Yellow, Blue, and Green, because they can bring color, music, and happiness to the people. PRINT/BRAILLE. For grades K-3. BR011040

McDermott, Gerald. Raven: a trickster tale from the Pacific Northwest. Raven, feeling sad for the men and women living in the dark and cold, devises a clever plan to steal the sun from the Sky Chief to bring light and warmth to the people. For grades K-3 and older readers. DB038685

McDonald, Megan. Tundra Mouse: A Storyknife Tale. Yupik Eskimo story of mice making a nest of Christmas tinsel, for grades 2-4. Print-Braille. BRW00038

McFadden, Steven. Profiles in wisdom: native elders speak about the Earth. Fourteen essays resulting from interviews with Native American elders who were willing to speak about how sacred traditions and personal experiences influenced their lives. DB037777

McGillycuddy, Julia B. Blood on the moon: Valentine McGillycuddy and the Sioux. Biography of the first agent for the Pine Ridge, SD reservation. DB032056

McKissack, Pat. Run away home. In 1888 captive Chief Geronimo and other Apaches are being transported through Alabama when young Sky escapes the train. For grades 4-7. DB046088

McLellan, Joe. Nanabosho, Soaring Eagle, and the Great Sturgeon. While fishing with their grandfather, two little girls hear an Ojibway legend. Grades K-3. BRW00002

McLuhan, T.C., ed. Touch the earth: a self-portrait of Indian existence. Excerpts from speeches and writings of Indians living in various parts of the North American continent between the sixteenth and the twentieth centuries. DB020169

McMurtry, Larry. Zeke and Ned: a novel. In the Oklahoma territory after the Civil War, Cherokee Zeke Proctor accidentally kills a white man. Strong language and violence. DB046314

McNickle, D'Arcy. Runner in the sun: a story of Indian maize. A novel of pre-Hispanic Native American life. DB035588

McNickle, D'Arcy. The surrounded. Archilde Leon is torn between the cultures of his Spanish father and his Native American mother. BR003950

McNickle, D'Arcy. Wind from an enemy sky. In Montana, the red and white worlds live side by side without understanding. DB015400

Mead, Alice. Crossing the Starlight Bridge. Small Penobscot girl leaves the reservation. Grades 3-6. DB041220

Means, Florence Crannell. Our cup is broken. The tragic dilemma of a young Hopi woman trapped between 2 worlds. For high school and older readers. DB018552

Medicine Eagle, Brooke. Buffalo woman comes singing: the spirit song of a rainbow medicine woman. The author tells of her search for a spiritual guide. DB037152

Meltzer, Milton. Hunted like a wolf; the story of the Seminole War. Revealing commentary about America's longest, bloodiest, and most costly Indian war. For junior and senior high readers. DB007878

Melville, Pauline. The ventriloquist's tale. When Chofy McKinnon, a Wapisiana Indian, moves to Georgetown, Guyana, he feels alienated by city life. He meets Rosa Mendelson, an English scholar who is studying novelist Evelyn Waugh. The two become lovers but approach the world through the disparate views of their respective cultures, hers materialistic and his mystical. DB048167

Merino, José María. Beyond the ancient cities. Miguel, a mestizo whose conquistador father disappeared many years ago, has the chance to travel from Mexico to Peru with his godfather, who is to assume a government post there. As they travel, Miguel sees what the Indians have suffered at the hands of those who would take their land. For grades 5-8. DB042411

Merino, José María. The gold of dreams. Miguel Villace Yolotl, 15, longs to live up to the legacy of his Spanish conquistador father, who disappeared 11 years ago on an expedition. Miguel's Indian mother reluctantly allows him to leave their quiet Mexican village with his father's old compatriots on a mission to find a city of gold. For grades 5-8 and older readers. DB039582

Mikaelsen, Ben. Touching Spirit Bear. To avoid prison after viciously attacking a classmate, fifteen-year-old Cole agrees to a Native American tradition for healing--one year alone on a remote Alaskan island. There Cole confronts a huge white Spirit Bear that changes his life. Some violence. For junior and senior high readers. Napra Nautilus Award. BRW00182/ DB053095

Miles, Miska. Annie and the Old One. Young Navajo girl must accept her grandmother's death. Grades 2-4. BR002228/ DB062374

Milwaukee Public Library. Native American Languages of Wisconsin. Folktales and stories told in 5 Native American languages. KIT00067

Mitchell, Kirk. Cry dance: a Parker and Turnipseed mystery. Investigator Emmett Parker, a Comanche with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and rookie FBI agent Anna Turnipseed, a Modoc, investigate a Bureau of Land Management employee's murder on an Arizona reservation. DB053786

Mitchell, Kirk. Spirit sickness: a Parker and Turnipseed mystery. Bureau of Indian Affairs investigator Emmett Parker and FBI agent Anna Turnipseed investigate the murder of a tribal policeman and his wife on a Navaho reservation. DB053787

Momaday, N. Scott. The ancient child: a novel. Set, a stressed-out Native American artist, merges his spirit with the Great Bear. RC 31195

Momaday, N. Scott. House made of dawn. Plight of Abel, a Kiowa who cannot adapt to the white world nor identify with his own culture. BR000869/ DB012198

Momaday, N. Scott. The man made of words: essays, stories, passages. A collection of more than thirty years of writing by the Pulitzer Prize-winning Native American author. DB046821

Momaday, N. Scott. The names: a memoir. Lyrical memoir of the author's southwestern childhood. BR003454 /DB015277

Momaday, N. Scott. The way to Rainy Mountain. Retells Kiowa myths heard from the author's grandmother. DB014482

Monroe, Jean Guard. They dance in the sky: Native American star myths. Celestial tales from 6 North American regions. Grades 4-8. DB029175

Montejo, Victor. Popol vuh: a sacred book of the Maya. Mythical and historical tales, known collectively as the Popol Vuh, recount the origins of the Mayan people in Guatemala. Grades 4-7. DB051159

Moore, Robin. Maggie among the Seneca. 16-year-old Maggie Callahan is captured by the Seneca in 1776. Grades 4-7. DB035266

Morley, Sylvanus G. The ancient Maya. History of the Mayan people traces their cultural growth, mysterious decline, renewed prosperity, and eventual downfall. DB029927

Morris, Juddi. Tending the fire: the story of Maria Martinez. Account of Maria Martinez, born in 1887, who revived the Pueblo Indian [Tewa] art of pottery making. Grades 4-7. BR013130

Moseley, Michael E. The Northern dynasties: kingship and statecraft in Chimor : a symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, 12th and 13th October 1985. Collection of essays on Pre-Columbian Peru. DB034936

Mowat, Farley. The snow walker. Stories about the Eskimos and their struggle to survive the savage Arctic, from the earliest times to the present. DB063002

Murray, Earl. Spirit of the moon. In the summer of 1841, Spirit of the Moon prepares to travel with her father, a trapper for the Hudson's Bay Company, to the Southwest. Along the way, Spirit of the Moon meets Baker McLeod, a mixed-race trapper who steals her heart. Some violence and some descriptions of sex. DB047627

Nabokov, Peter. Native American testimony: a chronicle of Indian-white relations from prophecy to the present, 1492-1992. Oral history of the United States collected from Native Americans. DB034794

Nasdijj. The blood runs like a river through my dreams: a memoir. Reminiscences of the son of an alcoholic Navajo mother and a hardhearted white cowboy father--both migrant workers--who longed to be a good father to his own adopted son, Tommy Nothing Fancy. DB052065

Nasdijj. The Boy and the Dog Are Sleeping. Native American author recounts his emotions in caring for Awee, an eleven-year-old Navajo boy with AIDS whom Nasdijj reluctantly adopts after his son's death from fetal alcohol syndrome. DB056420

New Mexico People & Energy Collective. Red ribbons for Emma. Navajo family fights to preserve their land. Grades 3-6. KIT00063

Newcomb, Franc Johnson. Navaho folk tales. These seventeen related Navaho tales were first collected by the author for her children, but the stories appeal to adults as well. DB033343

Niatum, Duane, ed. Harper's anthology of twentieth century Native American poetry. Poems by 36 poets. DB029308

Norman, Howard A. The girl who dreamed only geese, and other tales of the Far North. Ten stories from Inuit oral tradition include portrayals of tundra wildlife--puffins, a wolverine, a seagull, a narwhal, and geese. Grades 4-7. DB045962

Norman, Howard A. How Glooskap outwits the Ice Giants and other tales of the Maritime Indians. Six humorous Maritime Indian stories from eastern Canada, for grades 3-6. DB034172

Norton, Andre. The beast master. Hosteen Storm, homeless exile of the holocaust that reduced planet Terra to a radioactive cinder, relocates on the dangerous frontier world of Arzor to carry out a very personal vendetta. For junior high and older readers. DB017814

O'Brien, Dan. The contract surgeon: a novel. Fictionalized account of the friendship between Dr. McGillycuddy, a private physician working under contract for the army, and Sioux leader Crazy Horse. Some violence and some strong language. DB051305

O'Dell, Scott. The amethyst ring. Spanish seminarian sees the fall of the Mayas before Cortes. Grades 7-12. DB024574

O'Dell, Scott. Black Star, Bright Dawn. Eskimo girl runs the Iditarod. Grades 5-8. DB030425

O'Dell, Scott. The captive. Spanish seminarian is held captive by 16th-century Maya. Grades 7-12. DB017140

O'Dell, Scott. The feathered serpent. Novel of the fall of Teotihuacan. Grades 7-12. DB024573

O'Dell, Scott. La isla de los delfines azules. Native American girl must survive for 18 years alone on an island off the California coast. Grades 6-9. Spanish language. DB015317

O'Dell, Scott. Island of the Blue Dolphins. Native American girl must survive for 18 years alone on an island off the California coast. Grades 6-9. DB062761

O'Dell, Scott. Sing down the moon. Novel of the 1864 Navajo death march. Grades 6-9. DB025275

O'Dell, Scott. Streams to the river, river to the sea: a novel of Sacagawea. Biographical novel of the Lewis & Clark scout. Grades 5-8. DB026090

O'Dell, Scott. Thunder rolling in the mountains. Biographical novel of Chief Joseph. Grades 5-8. DB038901

O'Dell, Scott. Zia. Zia rescues her aunt, Karana, from the Island of the Blue Dolphins. Grades 6-9. DB044035

Oke, Janette. Drums of change: the story of Running Fawn. In 1874 Martin Forbes, a young missionary, arrives in Alberta, Canada, to establish a school and bring Christianity to the Blackfoot Indians. DB048480

Olsen, T. V. Track the man down. "Big" Torrey witnesses a brutal killing and forgets his ironclad rule about staying out of white affairs. DB040474

Olson, James R. Ulzana. Life of an Apache hero as son, husband, and father, through 40 years of war against the Mexicans and the "White Eyes." DB009162

Ortiz, Simon J. Woven stone. Compilation of 3 previously published collections by the Acoma Indian poet. DB038313

Osofsky, Audrey. Dreamcatcher. Big sister weaves baby a dream net to capture any bad dreams. Preschool-grade 2. BR008983

Overholser, Wayne D. Land of promises. Mark Manning knows when trouble is brewing, and he is very concerned about the hundreds of people lined up along the Gunnison River in Colorado to settle the former Ute Indian reservation. Before things quiet down, Mark--who realizes the injustices being done to the Utes--will see many a man murdered for an acre and risk his life for the love of a young girl. Some strong language. DB030464

Owens, Louis. Bone game: a novel. California college professor Cole McCurtain must work with the spirit of his shaman grandfather to trap a serial killer. DB040380

Owens, Louis. Nightland. Two Cherokee ranchers find a suitcase, fallen from an airplane, containing a million dollars.  DB045698

Owens, Louis. The sharpest sight. A Latino sheriff teams up with a pair of ghosts to solve the murder of a Native American Vietnam vet. DB035279

Page, Jake. In the Hands of the Great Spirit: The 20,000-Year History of American Indians. Narrative overview of major events shaping the history of the Indian people in the lower forty-eight states. DB056097

Parrish, Richard. The dividing line: a Joshua Rabb novel. A one-armed attorney fights for the rights of his Tohono O'Odham Indian clients against a senatorial land grab in 1946 Tucson. DB040365

Paul, Doris A. The Navajo Code Talkers. History of the Navajos' development of a radio transmissible code for the U.S. military that remained unbreakable throughout World War II. DB055315

Paulsen, Gary. Canyons. 15-year-old camper communes with the skull of a Native American boy slain 100 years before. Grades 6-9. DB036800

Paulsen, Gary. Dogsong. 14-year-old Russel Susskit takes an old Eskimo dogsled on a 1400-mile journey across the tundra and mountains to learn how to survive by ancestral methods. For junior and senior high readers. DB024450

Penn, W. S. The absence of angels. Alley Hummingbird, born of white and Hopi parents, longs to reconcile the two cultures that have formed him. RC 43444

Penner, Lucille R. A Native American feast. A Native American cookbook for grades 2-4. DB043740

Peters, Daniel. The luck of Huemac: a novel about the Aztecs. Tells of Huemac, a court politician and sorcerer before the Spanish Conquest. DB017359

Peterson, Scott. Native American prophecies. Historical examination of Native American prophecies. DB034409

Philip, Neil, ed. A Braid of Lives: Native American Childhood. Autobiographical accounts of Native American youths recorded mostly during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Grades 5-8. DB054371

Philip, Neil, ed. Earth always endures: Native American poems. A collection of 60 poems from the various Native American tribal groups. DB045951

Phillips, Leon. First lady of America: a romanticized biography of Pocahontas. Offers evidence that Pocahontas didn't care for John Smith. BR003458

Pitts, Paul. Racing the Sun. When his Navajo grandfather moves in with the family, 12-year-old Brandon slowly learns to appreciate his heritage. For grades 5-8. DB053089

Plotkin, Mark J. Tales of a shaman's apprentice: an ethnobotanist searches for new medicines in the Amazon rain forest. Ethno-botanist tries to acquire knowledge before the rain-forests are destroyed. DB038383

Pomerance, Bernard. We need to dream all this again. A recounting in poetry and prose of the events surrounding the battle for the Black Hills. DB028664

Power, Susan. The grass dancer. Interlocking stories about the Sioux Indians of North Dakota from the 1860s to the 1980s. DB042305

Prescott, William H. History of the conquest of Mexico. Classic history that details the subjugation of the Aztec empire by a handful of conquistadors led by Hernando Cortez in the early 16th century. DB018605

Prescott, William H. History of the conquest of Peru. Classic historical work that details the subjugation of the Inca empire by the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro and the colonization of Peru in the 16th century. DB019160

Preston, Douglas J. Talking to the ground: one family's journey on horseback across the sacred land of the Navajo. Chronicles a family's adventure through the Southwestern desert along the legendary trail of the Navajo deity "Monster Slayer." DB045065

Prucha, Francis P. The great father: the United States government and the American Indians. History of federal Indian policy. DB026134

Querry, Ronald B. The death of Bernadette Lefthand: a novel. A murdered dancer represents good in the struggle against the evils of alcohol and witchcraft. DB042860

Remini, Robert V. Andrew Jackson and His Indian Wars. Discusses Jackson's personal attitudes and his responsibility for the removal of Native Americans from the east coast. DB054210

Richter, Conrad M. A country of strangers. Captured by the Indians as a child, Stone Girl is eventually forced to return to her white family in frontier America. Her pride in her upbringing and in her Indian son clashes with the values of her father and sister. DB021722

Richter, Conrad M. The light in the forest. Once he was John Cameron Butler, but for the past eleven years, True Son, a fifteen-year-old white boy raised by Indians, has been the loved and adopted child of a great Lenni Lenape warrior. Now, forcibly returned to his family, True Son cannot believe that the pallid man standing before him in a garment the color of a woman's expects True Son to accept him as his father. For grades 6-9 and older readers. DB017656

Richter, Daniel K. Facing East from Indian Country: A Native History of Early America. Examines United States history from Native American perspectives, focusing on the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries. DB054222

Riddle, Paxton. Lost river. Tale of the Oregon Modoc tribe's relocation to an Oklahoma reservation in the 1860s. DB052945

Riordan, James. The songs my paddle sings: Native American legends. Twenty brief legends--creation myths, pourquoi tales, cautionary stories, and hero tales--collected from a variety of North American nations. For grades 4-7 and older readers. DB049576

Ritter, Margaret. Women in the wind: a novel. A family saga of the early 1900s that chronicles the tempest of Indian-white relationships in the territory of Oklahoma. DB023363

Roberts, Les. The Indian sign. As Cleveland private investigator Milan Jacovich is being hired by a toy manufacturer to uncover an industrial spy, he notices an elderly Native American--who is later murdered. Curiosity leads Jacovich to become involved in a pro bono case of infant kidnapping--and additional murders. DB051421

Robinson, Charles M. A good year to die: the story of the great Sioux War. Narrative history of the Great Sioux War of 1876. DB042703

Robinson, Gail. Coyote, the trickster: legends of the North American Indians. Short witty tales. Grades 4-7. DB012913

Robson, Lucia St. Clair. Light a distant fire. Novel of Osceola, the Seminole war chief. DB028016

Robson, Lucia St. Clair. Ride the wind: the story of Cynthia Ann Parker and the last days of the Comanche. Fact-based saga of a white child raised as a Comanche. DB018566

Rohmer, Harriet. Atariba & Niguayona. A short folk legend of the Taino Indians of Puerto Rico telling of a young boy who sets out on a quest for a magic fruit that will cure a dying young girl in his village. In English and Spanish language. For children and adult readers. DB017752

Rohmer, Harriet. Cuna song = Cancion de los cunas. A short tale told by the San Blas Indians of Panama about a boy lost at sea who goes to live in the spirit world of the sea creatures. In English and Spanish language. For children and adult readers. DB017751

Rohmer, Harriet. How we came to the fifth world = Como vinimos al quinto mundo. Mayan creation myth for grades 3-6. KIT00059/ DB017758

Rohmer, Harriet. The invisible hunters : a legend from the Miskito Indians of Nicaragua = Los cazadores invisibles : una leyenda de los indios miskitos de Nicaragua. Cautionary tale of the ultimate price of greed. Grades K-6. KIT00066

Rohmer, Harriet. The magic boys = Los ninos magicos. A short folk legend of the Maya Indians of Guatemala telling how two magic boys living in the forest come to live in their grandmother's house. In English and Spanish language. For children and adult readers. DB017754/ BR004479

Rohmer, Harriet. The mighty god Viracocha = El dios poderoso Viracocha. Creation myth of the Aymara Indians of Bolivia and Peru for grades 3-6. DB017759

Rohmer, Harriet. The treasure of Guatavita = El tesoro de Guatavita. A short folk tale, based on a legend of the Chibcha Indians of Colombia, telling of a priceless treasure protected by the goddess Bachue at the bottom of the lake. In English and Spanish language. For children and adult readers. DB017755

Root, Phyllis. Coyote and the magic words. While the Maker-of-all-things slept, Coyote stirred up so much trouble, she decided there would be no more magic words, except when Coyote told stories. PRINT/BRAILLE. For grades K-3. BR010012

Roscoe, Will. The Zuni man-woman. Biography of a 19th-century Zuni Cross-dresser. DB038251

Rosen, Kenneth, ed. The man to send rain clouds; contemporary stories by American Indians. 19 thought-provoking short stories. DB049582

Ross, Gayle. How Turtle's back was cracked: a traditional Cherokee tale. A "pour-quois" story for grades P-2. DB041522

Ruby, Robert H. Indians of the Pacific Northwest: a history. Surveys more than 100 tribes in 15 language groups. DB017883

Ruesch, Hans. Top of the world. A novel of the lives and adventures of a Polar Eskimo family based on facts concerning Eskimo religious beliefs, medical practices, and primitive manners. DB009795

SahaguÌn, Bernardino de. Spirit child: a story of the Nativity. An English translation of an Aztec Indian folktale that describes the birth of Jesus Christ and the miracles that occurred on the night of his birth. Grades K-3. DB024485

Sanchez, Thomas. Rabbit Boss. Traces 4 generations of a Native American family in the California Sierras. RC 47343/ RD 08481

Sanderson, Esther. Two Pairs of Shoes. A small Ojibway girl receives two pairs of shoes for her birthday. Grades 2-4. BRW00047

Sando, Joe S. Pueblo nations: eight centuries of Pueblo Indian history. Cultural history by a historian from Jemez Pueblo. DB047541

Sandoz, Mari. Cheyenne autumn: an American epic. Saga of a band of starving Cheyenne who fled their reservation in 1878. DB024980

Sandoz, Mari. Crazy Horse, the strange man of the Oglalas; a biography. Life of the Sioux warleader. DB014430

Sandoz, Mari. Hostiles and friendlies; selected short writings. Indian studies, essays, memoirs, and short stories. DB014334

Sandoz, Mari. These were the Sioux. Sioux customs, beliefs, and practical wisdom. DB013283

Sanford, John. Song of the meadowlark. Novel of the flight of the Nez Perce under Chief Joseph. DB027267

Santee, Ross. Apache land. Stories of the Apaches: their history, customs, and beliefs. DB017859

Satterthwait, Walter. At ease with the dead. Santa Fe private investigator Joshua Croft is commissioned by Navajo Daniel Begay to find a skeleton that has been missing since 1925. DB035324

Sattler, Helen Roney. The earliest Americans. A chronological survey of the civilizations that flourished in the Americas from 22,000 years ago until European contact. Grades 5-8. DB037590

Savageau, Cheryl. Muskrat Will Be Swimming. Her grandfather's storytelling eases a little Seneca girl's pain over schoolmates' teasing. Grades 2-4. Print-braille. BRW00045

Schoor, Gene. The Jim Thorpe story: America's greatest athlete. Story of the Native American hero of the 1912 Olympics who later became an NFL superstar, for grades 6-9. DB015935

Schultz, Duane P. Over the earth I come: the great Sioux uprising of 1862. Broken treaties instigate a vicious uprising by the starving Minnesota Sioux. DB037764

Schultz, Eric B. King Philip's War: the history and legacy of America's forgotten conflict. An account of the 1675-1676 war between the English settlers and the Wampanoag Indians. DB050412

Schwarz, Melissa. Wilma Mankiller: principal chief of the Cherokees. Biography of the first woman principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, for grades 5-8. DB039616

Scorza, Manuel. Redoble por Rancas. Based on actual incidents, a tale about the persecution and massacre of Peruvian Indians in the Central Andes from 1950 to 1962. Some strong language. Spanish language. DB052884

Seals, David. The Powwow Highway: a novel. Two Cheyenne Vietnam vets stage a jailbreak in this hilarious caper novel. DB036462

Seals, David. Sweet medicine. The sequel to The Powwow Highway is steeped in magical realism. DB036898

Seattle, Chief. Brother eagle, sister sky: a message from Chief Seattle. More than a hundred years ago Chief Seattle, a leader of the Northwest Nations, delivered a powerful and passionate speech at a treaty signing with the United States government. He beseeched the new Americans to love and respect the land as the Native Americans had, and warned of the consequences of abuse. PRINT/BRAILLE. Grades 3-6. BR010000

Sender, Ramón José. La cisterna de Chichén-Itzá. Novel of love and adventure that is a symbolic evocation of the ancient Mayan myths, legends, and customs. Spanish language. DB025701

Sewall, Marcia. People of the breaking day. Portrays the pre-Columbian Wampanoags. Grades 3-6. DB035485

Shaw, Janet B. Changes for Kaya: a story of courage. Kaya faces danger from a sudden mountain fire while searching for Steps High, the horse stolen from her. Grades 2-4. DB056108

Shaw, Janet B. Kaya and Lone Dog: a friendship story. Kaya still grieves over her friend's death and misses her stolen horse and kidnapped sister. She tries to earn the trust of a lone and starving dog who is about to have puppies. Grades 2-4. DB056110

Shaw, Janet B. Kaya shows the way: a sister story. When Kaya and her family go to fish for red salmon again, her hope is to be reunited with her blind younger sister, Speaking Rain, who was kidnapped some time before. Grades 2-4. DB056109

Shaw, Janet B. Kaya's escape: a survival story. After Kaya and her blind sister, Speaking Rain, are kidnapped from their Nez Perce village by enemy horse raiders, she tries to find a way to escape back home. Grades 2-4. DB056107

Shaw, Janet B. Kaya's hero: a story of giving. Kaya greatly admires a courageous and kind young woman, Swan Circling, who is newly married and living in her Nez Perce village. Grades 2-4. DB056111

Shaw, Janet B. Meet Kaya: an American girl. When Kaya and her family join other members of the Nez Perce tribe to fish for red salmon, she learns that bragging, even about her swift horse, can lead to trouble. Grades 2-4. DB055342

Shedd, Margaret C. La Malinche y Cortes. Historical novel about the Indian woman who became the Spanish conqueror's mistress and interpreter. Spanish language. DB013357

Shelton, Gene. Brazos dreamer: the story of Major Robert S. Neighbors. A fictionalized biography of Indian agent Robert Simpson Neighbors [1815-1859] portrays him as a friend to the Texas Native Americans. DB037226

Sherman, Jory. Song of the Cheyenne. Adventures of Sun Runner, a 19th-century Cheyenne warrior. DB027390

Shuler, Linda Lay. She who remembers. In the 13th-century American Southwest, Kwani, a young woman of the Anasazi tribe believed to be a witch by her own people, is rescued by Kokopelli, a legendary figure who trades among the tribes. BR007557

Siegel, Beatrice. The basket maker and the spinner. Contrasts the life-styles of the white settlers and the Wampanoag Indians. Grades 5-8. BR007787

Silko, Leslie M. Almanac of the dead: a novel. Epic novel of Arizona's exploitation by a Laguna Pueblo poet. DB035184

Silko, Leslie M. Ceremony. Haunting novel traces the efforts of a young World War II veteran, born of a Navajo mother and a nameless white father, to become whole again on a reservation in New Mexico. Some strong language. DB013366

Silko, Leslie M. Storyteller. Prose and poetry are used to communicate Laguna culture. DB018110

Simak, Clifford D. A choice of gods. In the 22nd century, Earth is abandoned except for a few hundred people, mostly Indians, who seemingly never age. DB026313

Simms, Laura. The Bone man: a Native American Modoc tale. Nulwee, a young Modoc Indian, must defeat the Bone Man to bring the gift of life-giving rain back to the land. Print/Braille for grades 2-4. BR011044

Skimin, Robert. Apache autumn. Hispanic captive of the Apaches tells her story to her grandson. DB038742

Smith, C. W. Buffalo nickel. In 1904 a Kiowa boy, Went on a Journey, is sent to the Indian school in Anadarko, Oklahoma, and is renamed David Copperfield. When oil is discovered on his land in 1917, he becomes "the world's richest Indian." DB030833

Smith, Cynthia Leitich. Indian Shoes. Ray Halfmoon, a Seminole-Cherokee boy, lives in Chicago with his grandfather, who grew up in Oklahoma. Together they find creative and amusing solutions to the challenges that come their way. For grades 3-6. DB055593

Smith, Paul Chaat. Like a hurricane: the Indian movement from Alcatraz to Wounded Knee. Chronicles the native rights movement, 1969-1973. DB043925

Smith, Roland. The last lobo. Jake Lansa visits his Hopi grandfather, Tawupu, in Arizona and becomes involved in controversy surrounding New Mexico's reintroduction of the Mexican gray wolf. Grades 5-8. DB052654

Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk. High Elk's treasure. Joe High Elk unearths a treasure hidden by his great-grandfather 100 years before. Grades 3-6. DB008961

Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk. Dancing teepees: poems of American Indian youth. A collection of poems from both the oral tradition of Native Americans and from modern tribal poets. DB032090

Solensten, John. Good Thunder: A Novel. A Sioux woman urges her half-breed stepson to rise above the poverty of their South Dakota community. DB021797

Somerlott, Robert. Death of the fifth sun. As an old woman, Ce Malinalli tells the story of her life and of the bloody clash of 16th-century Aztec and Spanish cultures that changed her world forever. DB027072

Speare, Jean. A Candle for Christmas. Toma's parents promised to be back at the reservation "in time for Christmas", but Toma is worried now that it's Christmas Eve. Print/braille for grades 2-4. BR007507

Spinka, Penina Keen. Dream weaver. Upon Ingrid and her family's return to reclaim their Greenland home, plague and a now-Christian community forces them to change course--to where Ingrid's destiny as Dream Weaver waits. DB056759

Spinka, Penina Keen. Picture maker. Pre-Columbian saga of a Native American woman, Picture Maker, whose drawings foretell the future. DB054509

St. George, Judith. Crazy Horse. Biography of the Sioux war chief for grades 5-8. DB040367

St. Pierre, Paul H. Smith and other events: stories of the Chilcotin. Mail-order brides, half-broken horses, moose meat suppers, and unsought government help are the problems of the proud ranchers and Indians of Chilcotin country, British Columbia, where these humorous stories take place. DB021094

Stabenow, Dana. Killing grounds: a Kate Shugak mystery. Kate Shugak is salmon fishing with her Aleut relatives when she hauls in a dead man in her net. DB047939

Stabenow, Dana. The Singing of the Dead. Kate Shugak provides security for Anne Gordaoff, an Alaskan native running for state senator who has received mail threats. DB053443

Standing Bear, Luther. Land of the spotted eagle. A Lakota Sioux outlines their traditional beliefs. DB034807

Standing Bear, Luther. My people, the Sioux. Autobiography of a Lakota Sioux, 1868-1939. DB034481

Starita, Joe. The Dull Knifes of Pine Ridge: a Lakota odyssey. Details the struggles of the traditional Sioux, 1877-1997. DB041221

Starita, Joe. "I am a man" Chief Standing Bear's journey for justice.  In 1877, Chief Standing Bear's people, the Ponca, were removed from their ancestral lands.  When his only son dies in 1879, Standing Bear undertakes a 600-mile journey back to Nebraska in order to bury him. This action sets the stage for a federal trial to determine whether or not Native Americans were entitled to equal protection under the law. DBC00756

Steele, William O. Talking bones: secrets of Indian burial mounds. Discusses 4 prehistoric Indian groupings. Grades 3-6. DB014684

Steptoe, John. The story of Jumping Mouse: a Native American legend. A young mouse sets off to follow his dream--to find the "far-off land" on the other side of the desert. Grades 2-4. DB023246

Stevens, Janet. Coyote steals the blanket: an Ute tale. A trickster tale for grades K-3. DB038478

Stewart, Elisabeth Jane. On the long trail home. A fictionalized account of the author's 9-year-old great-grandmother's escape during the Trail of Tears. Grades 3-6. DB042414

Strickland, Rennard J. Tonto's revenge: reflections on American Indian culture and policy. Essays on the law in relation to Native rights. DB047337

Stuart, Colin. Shoot an arrow to stop the wind. 16-year-old becomes acquainted with his Blackfoot great-grandmother. DB013377

Sullivan, Paul R. Unfinished conversations: Mayas and foreigners between two wars. Anthropologist examines the Maya of Quintana Roo. DB032167

Suzuki, David T. Wisdom of the elders: honoring sacred native visions of nature. Two scientists portray the striking parallels between modern ecology and traditional Native American beliefs. DB037737

Swann, Brian, ed. Here first: autobiographical essays by Native American writers. In this follow-up to I Tell You Now twenty-six authors reflect on their ethnicity and how it relates to their writing. DB051572

Swann, Brian, ed. I Tell You Now: autobiographical essays by Native American writers. 18 autobiographical essays. DB028155

Swann, Brian, ed. Wearing the morning star: Native American song-poems. Includes commemorative poems, chantaways, hunting songs, and lullabies. BR011423

Sweeney, Edwin R. Cochise: Chiricahua Apache chief. Biography of the 19th-century warrior chief . DB034429

Tannenbaum, Beulah. Science of the early American Indians. Documents the innovations of pre-Columbian Native Americans for grades 6-9. BR008101

Tecube, Leroy. Year in Nam: a Native American soldier's story. The Apache author recalls being a 21-year-old infantry recruit in Vietnam from January 1968 to January 1969. DB051715

Tedlock, Barbara. The beautiful and the dangerous: encounters with the Zuni Indians. Narrative biography of a Zuni family. DB037148

Thom, James Alexander. The children of first man. A.D. 1169. Madoc, a Welsh prince, and his followers flee to North America and settle amidst the Native Americans. Over the years a blond, gray-eyed population arises. The mixed group known as the Mandans survives until an epidemic sweeps the area in 1838. DB048915

Thom, James Alexander. Follow the river. In 1755, Mary Ingles is twenty-three and expecting her third child when Shawnee Indians ravage her Virginia settlement and take her captive. DB047552

Thom, James Alexander. Panther in the sky. Novel of the Shawnee warrior, Tecumseh. DB030514

Thom, James Alexander. Sign-talker: the adventure of George Drouillard on the Lewis and Clark Expedition: a novel. Fictitious reconstruction of the experiences of half-Shawnee, half-Frenchman George Pierre Drouillard (1773-1810), a hired hunter and interpreter for the Lewis and Clark expedition. DB056803

Thomasma, Kenneth. Kunu: escape on the Missouri. Kunu and his grandfather, exiled to North Dakota, escape to their traditional Winnebago tribal lands in Minnesota during the Civil War. Grades 4-7. DB036667

Thomasma, Kenneth. Pathki Nana: Kootenai girl. A sad small girl is told her history by her grandmother, Quiet One. Grades 4-7. DB036729

Thomasma, Kenneth. The truth about Sacajawea. Based on the daily entries of the Lewis and Clark Expedition journals, this biography of Sacajawea is accurate and shows the important role she played in the exploration part. Grades 4-8. DBC10104

Thornton, Lawrence. Ghost woman. Sage, a Native American woman, is abandoned on an island off the California coast for many years. DB038257

Tong, Benson. Susan La Flesche Picotte, M.D.: Omaha Indian Leader and Reformer. Biography of an Omaha Indian woman, born in a tepee in 1865 and graduated from medical college in 1889. As a promoter of social causes and a physician for the Office of Indian Affairs, she effectively bridges the two cultures. DB053697

Trafzer, Clifford E. Blue dawn, red earth: new Native American storytellers. 30 short stories by Native Americans from different tribal groups. DB046661

Trafzer, Clifford E. Earth song, sky spirit: short stories of the contemporary Native American experience. 30 short stories by 30 Native American authors. DB038244

Trimble, Stephen. The village of blue stone. Account of the Anasazi for grades 3-6. DB037433

Turner, William O. Medicine Creek. How a treaty robbed the Nisqualli Indians of their land. DB009190

Turner, William O. Thief hunt. The search for an ancient deerskin robe and $2,000 taken from the Cherokee's treasury is an assignment for quarter breed Bass Patee. DB073251

Underhill, Ruth Murray. Here come the Navaho! A history of the largest Indian tribe in the United States. A colorful account of the history and culture of the Navaho people, both before and after white settlers occupied their land. DB024442

Ventura, Piero. 1492: the year of the New World. Account of the effects of Columbus's voyage for grades 4-7. DB037981

Viola, Herman J. After Columbus: the Smithsonian chronicle of the North American Indians. Retells Native American history during the 500 years since Columbus. DB033529

Viola, Herman J. Ben Nighthorse Campbell, an American warrior. Biography of the Cheyenne U.S. Senator from Colorado. DB037985

Viola, Herman J. It is a good day to die: Indian eyewitnesses tell the story of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Personal accounts by Native Americans who participated in the 1876 battle that defeated Custer. A Crow scout called White Man Runs Him remembers warning Custer that there were "too many Indians" for him to fight. For grades 5-8. DB048706

Villasenor, Victor. Walking stars: stories of magic and power. Tales of magic and spiritual power based on life experiences of the author and his Mexican and Native American ancestors. Strong language. For junior and senior high readers. DB043931

Vizenor, Gerald R. Dead voices: natural agonies in the New World. Fantastical novel about a Native American tribal game. DB038648

Vizenor, Gerald R. Earthdivers: tribal narratives on mixed descent. Stories and essays about contemporary Native American life. DB035316

Vizenor, Gerald R. Interior landscapes: autobiographical myths and metaphors. Vizenor explores his heritage in the Crane Clan of the Chippewa and his Midwestern upbringing. DB033818

Vizenor, Gerald R. The people named the Chippewa: narrative histories. Oral histories of the last century of the Chippewa or Anishinaabeg people of Wisconsin. DB035286

Vizenor, Gerald R. Wordarrows: Indians and whites in the new fur trade. 17 narratives of Native American experiences in the 1960s and 1970s. DB035023

Volkmer, Jane Anne. Song of the chirimia: a Guatemalan folktale = La música de la chirimía : folklore Guatemalteco. A Mayan love story in English and Spanish for grades 2-4. DB036342

Vollmann, William T. Argall: Seven dreams, book 3. Continuing history of the settling of the North American continent focuses on the English settlers of Jamestown and on the Powhatan Indians. DB055007

Vollmann, William T. Fathers and crows: Seven dreams, book 2. This second dream focuses on sixteenth-century explorers and Jesuit priests in Canada and the resulting cultural clash with the Indians. DB037080

Vollmann, William T. The rifles: Seven dreams, book 6. Intertwines Sir John Franklin's 1840s search for a Northwest passage with the relocation of the Inuits in the 1950s and its results. DB042993

Waboose, Jan B. Morning on the Lake. An Ojibway grandfather shows his grandson his place in nature. Print-Braille for grades 2-4. BRW00039

Waldo, Anna Lee. Sacajawea. Tale of Sacajawea, the young Shoshoni woman who accompanied the Lewis and Clark expedition to the Pacific in 1804. DB016594

Wallin, Luke. Ceremony of the panther. A 16-year-old Miccosukee youth is torn between his shiftless best friend and his traditional father. For grades. DB044266

Walters, Anna Lee. Talking Indian: reflections on survival and writing. Native American writer explores her Pawnee/Osage heritage. DB036728

Wangerin, Walter. The crying for a vision. A Lakota youth must sacrifice his life for his people. DB045301

Warren, Scott S. Desert dwellers: native people of the American Southwest. Covers Pueblo, Navajo, Pima, Pai, Hopi and Apache cultures for grades 4-7. DB045960

Washburn, Wilcomb E. The Indian in America. Examines Native American social structures, conduct, and beliefs. DB013245

Weatherford, J. M. Indian givers: how the Indians of the Americas transformed the world. Native American cultures provided Europeans with everything from new foods to new forms of government. DB031100

Weatherford, J. M. Native roots: how the Indians enriched America. How Native Americans shaped modern America. DB037165

Weaver, Will. Red earth, white earth. Sprawling novel of white vs. Indian in present-day Minnesota. DB025264

Welch, James. The death of Jim Loney. Tragic story of an alienated Montana half-breed. DB015012

Welch, James. Fools crow: a novel. A novel of Native American life in 1870 Montana. DB025273

Welch, James. The heartsong of Charging Elk: a novel. While traveling abroad with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, the ailing Charging Elk, an Oglala Indian, is left behind in a Marseille hospital. DB053056

Welch, James. The Indian lawyer. Blackfoot attorney Sylvester Yellow Calf faces moral dilemmas as he enters political life. DB033536

Welch, James. Killing Custer: the Battle of the Little Bighorn and the fate of the Plains Indians. Background and long-term effects of the 1876 encounter are described by the Gros-Ventre/Blackfoot author. DB041407

Welch, James. Riding the Earthboy 40: poems. Poems describe reservation life and the beauty/cruelty of nature. DB033989

Welch, James. Winter in the blood. Modern Blackfoot is caught in a lonely cycle of Montana ranch work and periodic town binges. DB013365

Welsch, Roger L. Uncle Smoke stories: four fires in the Big Belly Lodge of the Nehawka. Four stories of Coyote the Trickster for grades 3-6. DB045458

Wheeler, Bernelda. I Can't Have Bannock But The Beaver Has A Dam. Beaver-chewed tree causes a power line to fall, so a reservation family cannot use their electric stove. Grades K-2. KIT00061

Wheeler, Bernelda. Where Did You Get Your Moccasins? A contemporary Native American child brings his moccasins to school for show-and-tell. Grades K-3. BRW00041

White, Randy Wayne. The Man Who Invented Florida. Marine biologist Doc Ford of Sanibel Island helps his eccentric Uncle Tuck and his uncle's Native American friend when they are accused in the disappearance of three men. DB056412

Wilson, Charles M. Geronimo. Biography of the Apache chief for grades 4-7. BR003092

Wissler, Clark. Indians of the United States. Account of the Indian civilizations in frontier America. BR000506

Woiwode, Larry. Indian affairs: a novel. Novel of a contemporary Native American and his wife coping with their baby's death. DB036155

Wolfson, Evelyn. Growing up Indian. Long-ago life of Native Americans for grades 3-6. DB028197

Wood, Nancy C. Sacred Fire. A collection of poems expressing the beliefs and ancestral wisdom of the Pueblo Indians of the American Southwest. For junior and senior high readers. BR 14330

Wood, Nancy C. Serpent's tongue: prose, poetry, and art of the New Mexico Pueblos. Anthology of folktales, poems, memoirs, and historical pieces chronicling 500 years of Pueblo Indian culture. For junior and senior high readers. DB045970

Wood, Nancy C. Thunderwoman: a mythic novel of the Pueblos. Follows a Pueblo family from prehistory through the A-bomb. DB050604

Wood-Trost, Lucille. Native Americans of the Plains. Discusses the nomadic Plains Indians who relied on bison, the impact of European expansion on their ways of life, the destruction of tribal cultures, and the renewed sense of heritage in Native Americans in the late twentieth century. For grades 6-9 and older readers. DB052394

Worcester, Donald E. The Apaches: Eagles of the Southwest. History of the Apaches from the Spanish Conquest to date. DB015926

Wright, Ronald. Stolen continents: the Americas through Indian eyes since 1492. History of the Aztecs, Maya, Incas, Cherokee and Iroquois. DB037762

Wyeth, Sharon D. Vampire bugs: stories conjured from the past. Six short African American and Native American folk tales that incorporate historical characters and facts. For grades 3-6. DB041000

Yagoda, Ben. Will Rogers: a biography. Biography of the Cherokee humorist. DB038104

Yamane, Linda. Weaving a California tradition: a Native American basket maker. Introduces 11-year-old Carly Tex and her family of Western Mono Indians who share a tradition of basket weaving. Grades 3-6. DB052667

Yates, Diana. Chief Joseph: thunder rolling down from the mountains. Biography of the Nez Perce chief for grades 6-9. DB036972

Yolen, Jane. Sky Dogs. How the Blackfoot Indians first encountered horses. Grades 3-6. DB034865

Young Bear, Ray A. Black Eagle Child: the Facepaint narratives. Autobiography of a Native American poet. DB036716

Young Bear, Ray A. Remnants of the first earth. The story of a young Tama boy's coming-of-age in the 1960s and 1970s in Iowa's Black Eagle Child settlement. DB045315

Yue, Charlotte. The Pueblo. History of the Pueblo from pre-Columbian times. Grades 4-7. DB028330

Yue, Charlotte. The Tipi. The place of the tipi in the lives of the Plains Indians. Grades 4-7. DB022897

Yue, Charlotte. The wigwam and the longhouse. Describes the people who inhabited the eastern woodlands area before Europeans came. Grades 4-7. DB051517

Zinn, Howard. A people's history of the United States: 1492- present. History by the exploited and the disenfranchised. DB072664

Zitkala-Sa. American Indian stories. Essays by a Sioux portray life on the Yankton reservation in the 1920s. DB034542

Zitkala-Sa. Old Indian legends. 14 stories of the Dakota Sioux. DB034791