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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.

KEY: BR, BRA, BRW = Braille; FD = Flexible disc; K = Kit; RC, RCW = Cassette; RD = Rigid disc


Aaseng, Nathan. Navajo code talkers. How a select corps of Navajo marines confounded the Japanese during World War II. Grades 6-9. RC 36463

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. RC 50198

Ackerman, Edward. 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. RC 48876

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. RC 32523

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. RC 57089

Alexie, Sherman. The Business of Fancydancing: Stories and Poems--a Storylines book discussion. These stories and poems made up Spokane Indian Sherman Alexie's first literary collection, published in 1992. An NEH-ALA Storylines selection. RCW 5593

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. RC 44550

Alexie, Sherman. The Lone Ranger and Tonto fistfight in heaven. 22 stories about life on a Spokane Indian reservation. RC 37788

Alexie, Sherman. Reservation blues. Stories of the Native American rock band, Coyote Springs. RC 41962

Alexie, Sherman. The toughest Indian in the world. 9 short stories. RC 50590

Aliki. Corn is maize: the gift of the Indians. A simple description of how corn was discovered and used by Native Americans. Grades 2-4. RD 10175

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. RC 34434

Allen, Paula Gunn. Shadow country. Poems of nature and the poet's Native American heritage. RC 37077

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. RC 50241

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. RC 26702

Ancona, George. Powwow. Describes the festivities at Crow Fair, the biggest Native American powwow in North America, for grades 3-6. RC 44148

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. RC 51382

Anderson, Peter. Charles Eastman: physician, reformer, and Native American leader. Biography of Ohiyesa, 19th century Sioux leader. Gr. 4-7. RC 36974

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. BR 07118

Arch, Davey. Living stories of the Cherokee--a Storylines book discussion. Barbara R. Duncan collected and edited these stories told by Cherokee storyteller Davey Arch from North Carolina. RCW 5591

Armer, Laura Adams. Waterless mountain. Poetic, Newbery Medal-winning story of a Navajo boy studying to be a shaman. Grades 5-8. RC 16608/ BR 10589

Arnold, Caroline. The ancient cliff dwellers of Mesa Verde. Facts and speculation about the vanished Anasazi tribe. Grades 4-7. RC 36582

Arnold, Elliott. Blood brother. Story of Cochise's friendship with Tom Jeffords, Indian agent on the Chiracahua Apache reservation. RC 25424

Arnold, Elliott. The Camp Grant Massacre: A Novel. Tells of White civilians' brutal vigilante actions against the Apaches in 1871 Arizona Territory. RD 09288

Ashabrenner, 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. RC 25785/ RCW 5713

Ashabrenner, Brent. To live in two worlds: American Indian youth today. Adolescent Native Americans discuss their hopes and fears. Grades 5-9. RC 24356

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. RC 20694

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. RC 24766

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. RC 15373

Axtell, James L. Beyond 1492: encounters in colonial North America. Essays about the interaction of cultures of native peoples and European settlers in early North America. RC 37261

Baker, Olaf. Where the buffaloes begin. Legend of a boy who led a stampeding herd away from his tribe. Grades 2-6. RC 18900

Balch, Glenn. Horse of two colors. Two Indian youths escape from a Spanish prison in the 17th century and begin a long and tragic journey north with the stallion who sires the famous Indian strain of spotted horses known as Appaloosas. For grades 4-7. RD 09901

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. RC 56415

Barker, Rodney. The broken circle: a true story of murder and magic in Indian country. True-crime account of rough justice in New Mexico. RC 36720

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. RC 34882

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. RC 35134

Barnouw, Victor. Dream Of The Blue Heron: A Novel. Wabus, or Wallace White Sky, a young Chippewa boy growing up in northern Wisconsin in 1900, is caught up in the fierce conflict between his traditional forest-dwelling grandparents and his father, who works in a lumber mill and brings Wabus into the modern world. Grades 5-8. RCW 651

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. RC 40630

Barrett, S. M., 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. RC 57534

Baylor, Byrd. And it is still that way: legends told by Arizona Indian children. American Indian children retell forty-one tribal legends in contemporary language. Grades 4-7. RCW 5729

Baylor, Byrd. Before You Came This Way. Descriptions of prehistoric Indian rock drawings found in the southwestern United States: Arizona, New Mexico and west Texas. Grades 2-4. RCW 5728

Baylor, Byrd. Hawk, I'm Your Brother. Determined to learn to fly, Rudy Soto adopts a hawk, hoping that their kinship will bring him closer to his goal. Caldecott Medal. Grades 3-6. RCW 5727

Baylor, Byrd. Yes Is Better Than No. Satiric novel about the Bureau of Indian Affairs. High school & adult. RCW 107

Beal, Merrill D. "I will fight no more forever": Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce War. Story of the Nez Percé Chief Joseph, 1840-1904, and the U.S. Cavalry's 1877 war with the Nez Percé Indians, including the Battle of the Big Hole. High school and adult readers. RCW 572

Bealer, Alex W. Only the names remain; the Cherokees and the Trail of Tears. Recounts the tragic history of the Cherokee Indians of Georgia who were betrayed by President Andrew Jackson and driven into exile in Arkansas. For grades 4-7. BRA 14217

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. RC 09218

Beck, Barbara L. The Incas. A look at Inca civilization for grades 4-7. RC 22783

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. RC 11131

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. RC 36522

Begay, Shonto. Navajo: visions and voices across the Mesa. Paintings and poetry portray the culture and spirituality of the Navajo. Grades 5-7. BR 10038

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. RC 40480

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

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. RC 37758

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. RC 21368

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. RC 53086

Benton-Banai, Edward. The Mishomis book : the voice of the Ojibway. Recounts the legends, customs, and history of the Ojibway Indians of Wisconsin. RCW 5723

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. RC 32463

Berkhofer, Robert F. The white man's Indian : images of the American Indian from Columbus to the present. Examines the perpetuation of "Indian" stereotypes. RCW 5805

Bernotas, Bob. Jim Thorpe: Sac and Fox athlete. Biography of the 1st Native American Olympian. Grades 5-8. RC 37971

Bierhorst, John. Black rainbow: legends of the Incas and myths of ancient Peru. 20 Incan myths retold for grades 9-12. BR 3800

Bierhorst, John. The deetkatoo: Native American stories about little people. 22 stories for grades 4-7. RC 47326

Bierhorst, John. Doctor Coyote: a native American Aesop's fables. 20 European fables reshaped by the Aztecs for grades 3-6. BR 7679

Bierhorst, John. The Naked bear: folktales of the Iroquois. 16 traditional tales for grades 4-7. RC 29434

Bierhorst, John. Spirit child: a story of the Nativity. Aztec folktale describing Christ's birth. Grades K-3. RC 24485

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. RC 40635

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. RC 37526

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. RC 49954

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. RC 22552

Black Elk, Wallace H. Black Elk: the sacred ways of a Lakota. Biography of a Sioux shaman. RC 33097

Black Hawk. Black Hawk: an autobiography. Life story of the Wisconsin Sauk chief Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak. RCW 5287

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. RC 32009/ FD 32009

Blake, Michael. The Holy Road. Resumes the tale of Lt. Dunbar eleven years after "Dances with Wolves" (RC 32009). 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. RC 52419

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. RC 49218

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. RC 56340

Bleeker, Sonia. Indians Of The Longhouse: The Story Of The Iroquois. An account of the Iroquois from before Europeans arrived until the present day. Grades 4-7. BRW 10373

Bleeker, Sonia. The Sioux Indians; hunters and warriors of the plains. History of the Sioux for grades 4-7. BR 00602

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. RC 51358

Blos, Joan W. Brothers of the heart: a story of the old Northwest, 1837-1838. An old Ottowan saves a young trapper's life in the Michigan wilderness. Grades 5-9. BR 06815/ RCW 5721

Blowsnake, Sam. The autobiography of a Winnebago Indian: Life, Ways, Acculturation, and the Peyote Cult. Life of Crashing Thunder, a late 19th-century reservation-living Winnebago. RCW 5286

Bonham, Frank. Chief. A high school student, hereditary chief of the Santa Rosa tribe, plans to help his people. Grades 6-9. RD 07470

Bonvillain, Nancy. Black Hawk, Sac rebel. Biography of the Wisconsin chief. Grades 5-8. RC 39630

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. RC 42864

Borland, Hal. When the legends die. Ute boy is torn between the customs of the whites and his own people. Grades 6-12. RC 16086

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. RC 54662

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. RC 53351

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. RC 51287

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. RC 48993

Bowman, John Clarke. Powhatan's daughter. Love story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith. RD 07209

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. RC 46850

Boyer, Dennis. Northern frights: a supernatural ecology of the Wisconsin headwaters. The Wisconsin River's headwaters is the setting for this collection of ghost stories collected by a conservation activist. BRW 53/RCW 242

Brandon, William. The last Americans: the Indian in American culture. History of the American Indians, emphasizing their diverse cultures. RC 15432

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. RC 38660

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 inhe revival of the traditions of her heritage. RC 32089

Brave Bird, Mary. Ohitika woman. In the sequel to Lakota Woman (RC 32089), Mary Brave Bird (formerly Crow Dog) continues her life story after her divorce from Leonard Crow Dog. Strong language. RC 37622

Broker, Ignatia. Night Flying Woman: an Ojibway narrative. In the accounts of the lives of several generations of Ojibway people in Minnesota and Wisconsin is much information about their history and culture. RCW 5285

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. RC 46258

Brown, Dee. Action at Beecher Island. In September, 1868, a party of 50 frontiersmen withstood a nine-day siege by Plains Indians who far outnumbered them. Using reports, diaries, and letters, supplemented by War Department records and other accounts, the author has put together an account of what historians term the greatest Indian fight of all. BRA 02489

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. RC 40646

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. BR 08720 / RC 20462

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. RC 36069

Brown, Dee. Creek Mary's blood: a novel. Stormy saga of a Muskogee who weds a Cherokee warrior. BRA 17038/ RC 15081

Brown, Dorothy Moulding. Indian Legends of Historic and Scenic Wisconsin. Wisconsin Folklore Booklet series. RCW 1047

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. RC 46648

Bruchac, Joseph. Bowman's store: a journey to myself. Thought-provoking autobiography by the Abenaki writer for junior & senior high & adult readers. RC 47175

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. RC 41908

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. RC 43907

Bruchac, Joseph. Crazy horse's vision. Biography of the Sioux chief for grades 2-4. BR 13064

Bruchac, Joseph. Eagle song. After moving from a Mohawk reservation to Brooklyn, New York, 8-year-old Danny Bigtree encounters stereotypes about his Native American heritage. Grades 2-4. RCW 303

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. BR 09943

Bruchac, Joseph. Flying with the eagle, racing the great bear: stories from Native North America. In this companion volume to The Girl Who Married the Moon (BR 10192), Bruchac focuses on the transition from boyhood to manhood. The collection of sixteen stories recounts the customs of tribes such as the Iroquois, Wampanoag, Cherokee, Apache, Pueblo, Lakota, and Cheyenne. For grades 5-8. BR 10345

Bruchac, Joseph. Fox song. 6-year-old Jamie copes with the death of her Abenaki grandmother. Grades K-3. RCW 213

Bruchac, Joseph. The girl who married the moon: tales from Native North America. This sequel to Flying with the Eagle, Racing the Great Bear (BR 10345) focuses on the time a young girl becomes a woman. In Native American cultures, this day is celebrated with song, dance, ritual, and story. Two storytellers have collected tales about women of four Indian nations from four different regions of North America. For grades 5-8. BR 10192

Bruchac, Joseph. Gluskabe and the four wishes. Abenaki folktale for grades 3-6. RC 43269

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. BR 10047

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. RC 49205

Bruchac, Joseph. Iroquois stories: heroes and heroines, monsters and magic. 32 traditional tales for grades 3-6. RC 41284

Bruchac, Joseph. Lasting echoes: an oral history of Native American people. American history from the Native American viewpoint for high school & adult readers. RC 46838

Bruchac, Joseph. Native American animal stories. A collection of twenty-four animal stories from various native North American cultures. BR 09415

Bruchac, Joseph. Native American stories. 24 tales for grades 7-12. BR 08773/ RC 34361

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. RC 57242

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. RC 51170

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. RC 55161

Bruchac, Joseph. The story of the Milky Way: a Cherokee tale. A star myth for kindergarten-grade 3. RC 43759

Bruchac, Joseph. Thirteen moons on turtle's back: a Native American year of moons. Poems celebrate the seasons for grades 2-4. BR 8981

Bruchac, Joseph. When the Chenoo howls: native American tales of terror. 12 folktales of horror from Native American tradition for grades 4-7. RC 48728

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. RC 56646

Bureau of Indian Affairs. Famous Indians; a collection of short biographies. Sketches of 20 Native Americans from 17 tribes. BR 00920

Burnford, Sheila. Without Reserve. Life on Ojibwa and Cree reservations in northern Ontario. BR 01133

Burns, Rex. The leaning land: a Gabe Wager mystery. When a murder occurs on an Indian reservation, Latino Denver police detective Gabe Wager tries to act as a referee between the warring Caucasian and Native American jurisdictions, but finds himself stymied by the involvement of a white militia group. Contains descriptions of sex and strong language. RCW 1289

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. RC 14782

Busto Duthurburu, Jose Antonio Del. Peru Incaico (Peru of the Incas). Reviews the history of the Inca empire of Peru. Spanish language. RC 33852

Cady, Jack. Inagehi. Cherokee woman reopens the 7-year-old investigation of her father's murder. RC 42253

Cahn, Edgar S. Our brother's keeper: the Indian in white America. Indictment of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. RC 18142

Caistor, Nick, ed. Columbus's egg: new Latin American stories on the Conquest. Latin American writers react to the Spanish conquest. RC 37605

Calloway, Colin G. The American Revolution in Indian Country: Crisis and Diversity in Native American Communities. Demonstrates that regardless of whether the Indians fought with or against the victorious Americans, they suffered the same fate--they all were denied a place in the new nation. RCW 514

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. RC 42384

Campisi, Jack, ed. The Oneida Indian experience: two perspectives. Account of the Wisconsin Oneidas. RCW 5291

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. RC 46135

Canby, Peter. The heart of the sky: travels among the Maya. Account of 3 years among the Maya of Central America and Mexico. RC 37765

Canty, Kevin. Nine below zero: a novel. Marvin Deernose saves the life of Senator Henry Neihart, and later has a passionate affair with the man's daughter. But as Justine and Marvin's numbness to love begins to wear off, their relationship has terrifying repercussions. RCW 226

Capps, Benjamin. The great chiefs. Account of the 19th century Indian chiefs of the Old West. RC 19799

Capps, Benjamin. The Warren wagontrain raid: the first complete account of an historic Indian attack and its aftermath. Fictionalized account of a Kiowa raid. RD 07651

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. RD 15535

Carey, R. A. Raven's children. Life among Alaska's Yupik Indians. RC 37170

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. RC 42429

Carlisle, Henry C. The land where the sun dies. Epic novel of the second Seminole War. RC 09527

Carmody, Denise L. Native American religions: an introduction. Explores the belief systems of tribes from North, South, and Central America. RC 40260

Carr, A. A. Eye killers: a novel. Elderly Native American battles a vampire who kidnapped his grand-daughter. RC 42010

Carter, Forrest. The education of Little Tree. Memoir of growing up with Cherokee grandparents in the Tennessee mountains. RC 11038

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. BR 03944

Casey, Jack. Lily of the Mohawks. Novel of St. Kateri Tekakwitha. RC 22440

Caso, Alfonso. The Aztecs: people of the sun. A scholarly examination of the Aztecs and their religion. RC 29843

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. RC 40369

Catlin, George. North American Indians. Letters written by the famous artist between 1832 and 1839, as he travelled among the Plains Indians. RC 44153

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. RC 18970

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. RC 31204

Chapman, George. Chief William McIntosh: a man of two worlds. Biography of a Creek chief. RC 30702

Charbonneau, Eileen. Rachel Le Moyne. A historical romance of the Choctaw people for high school & adult readers. RC 49016

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. RC 53986

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. BRW 42/ RCW 542

Clarkson, Ewan. The many-forked branch. Because his father is laid up after being wounded in battle with Dakota Indians, Broken Knife, an Ojibway youth, embarks on his first solo hunt for game to provide his family with food for the long winter. RD 15653

Clastres, Pierre. Chronicle of the Guayaki Indians. A scholarly look at the Guayaki tribe. RC 48392

Cohen, Caron Lee. The mud pony: a traditional Skidi Pawnee tale. A poor boy becomes leader of his tribe. Grades 2-4. RCW 5707

Collins, Max Allan. Windtalkers. In the war-torn Pacific of World War II, Sergeant Enders is assigned to protect Navajo "codetalker" Ben Yahzee, an expert in the secret military code based on his own language. RC 57132

Collura, Mary-Ellen. Winners. Troubled 15-year-old Blackfoot goes to live with his grandfather on the Ash Creek reserve. Grades 6-10. BR 07036

Coltelli, Laura, ed. Winged words: American Indian writers speak. Eleven Native American novelists and poets discuss their recollections and ideas. RC 33703

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. RC 54740

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. RC 51184

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. RC 44791

Conley, Robert J. Mountain windsong: a novel of the Trail of Tears. Historical novel of 2 sundered lovers, Oconechee and Waguli. RC 37163

Conley, Robert J. Nickajack. Cherokee is accused of political murder. RC 36961

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. FD 21227/ RC 21227

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. RC 22391

Cook-Lynn, Elizabeth. From the river's edge. Dakotah rancher, caught up in the white man's court system, falls in love. RC 34767

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. RC 49789

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. RC 48112

Coy, Harold. Man comes to America. Theories of how prehistoric people arrived in the Americas, for grades 6-9. RC 08636

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. RC 37368

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. RC 39621

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. RC 43645

Curry, Jane Louise. Back in the beforetime: tales of the California Indians. 22 stories from many California tribes for grades 3-6. RC 29166

Curry, Jane Louise. Down from the lonely mountain; California Indian tales, retold. Folklore from California's many tribes retold for grades 2-4. BR 00690

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. RC 47551

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. RC 49983

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. RC 54394

Custer, George Armstrong. My life on the Plains; or, Personal experiences with Indians. Custer's account of his life on the Plains covers the years 1867-1869 when military activity against the Plains Indians was at its peak. RC 32109

Cwiklik, Robert. Tecumseh, Shawnee rebel. Biography for grades 5-8. RC 36738

Davis, Deborah. The secret of the seal. 10-year-old Kyo must choose between a friendly seal and his Eskimo family. Grades 2-4. RC 34064

Davis, Russell. Chief Joseph, war chief of the Nez Percé. Biographical novel of Joseph for grades 3-6. BRA 12805

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. RC 09823

De Armond, Dale. Berry Woman's children. 14 Eskimo myths about birds and animals for grades 2-4. BR 07111

De Armond, Dale. The boy who found the light: Eskimo folktales. 3 Eskimo folktales for grades 3-6. RC 35352

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. RC 20061

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." RC 48261

De Paola, Tomie. The legend of the bluebonnet: an old tale of Texas. A retelling of the Comanche Indian legend of how a little girl's sacrifice brought the flower called bluebonnet to Texas. Grades K-3. RCW 5717

De Paola, Tomie. The legend of the Indian paintbrush. Little Gopher looks for colors to record his tribe's stories. Grades K-2. BR 7912

De Wit, Dorothy. The Talking stone: an anthology of native American tales and legends. 27 stories of tribal history for grades 5-8. BR 5689/ RC 21804

Debo, Angie. Geronimo: the man, his time, his place. Portrays the Apache warleader as victim of EuroAmerican history. RC 11145

Deloria, Ella Cara. Waterlily. Novel of 19th century Native Americans by a Sioux writer. RC 28216

Deloria, Philip Joseph. Playing Indian. Explores Anglo-Americans' penchant for emulating Native Americans--adopting their attire, traditions, and images. RC 49554

Deloria, Vine Jr. Behind the Trail of Broken Treaties: an Indian declaration of independence. Presents the case for AIM (the American Indian Movement). BRA 14457/ RC 16037

Deloria, Vine Jr. Custer died for your sins: an Indian manifesto. Debunking of myths about Native Americans. RC 41766

Deloria, Vine Jr. God is red: a native view of religion. Locates the human species within the natural world. RC 39696

Deloria, Vine Jr. Red earth, white lies: Native Americans and the myth of scientific fact. Debunks Darwinian evolution in favor of Native American mythology. RC 42828

Deloria, Vine Jr. We talk, you listen: new tribes, new turf. Analysis of Native American relationships to non-Indian society. RC 15960

DeMaillie, Raymond J., ed. Plains. Vol. 13 of The Smithsonian Handbook of North American Indians. Documents 10,000 years of Native American habitation in a geographically defind area that extends from the Upper Mississippi River Valley to the Rocky Mountains, and from the Saskatchewan River Valley in Canada to the Rio Grande. RCW 509

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. RC 39576

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. BRW 2103

Desersa, Esther Black Elk. 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. RC 51948

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. RC 55920

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. RC 11951

Dillehay, Thomas D. The Settlement of the Americas: a New Prehistory. Presents a multidisciplinary theory of the settlement of the Americas that provides context to the author's Chilean discovery at Monte Verde of artifacts at least 20,000 years old. RCW 510

Dillon, Richard H. Burnt-out fires. Describes the California Indian wars of 1872-73. BR 02357

Dixon, Ann. How Raven brought light to people. Alaskan Tlingit legend adapted for grades K-3. RC 38202

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. RC 43393

Doherty, Craig A. The Iroquois. History and life-style of the Iroquois for grades 4-7. RC 36102

Donner, Florinda. Shabono. Anthropologist Donner recounts her year-long stay with the Iticoteri Indians in the jungle border area between Venezuela and Brazil. RC 19710

Dorris, Michael. The broken cord. Story of Dorris' adopted son Alex, afflicted with Fetal Alcohol syndrome. RC 33717

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. RC 45120

Dorris, Michael. The crown of Columbus. Two Native American professors pursue a historical mystery. FD 33023/ RC 33023

Dorris, Michael. Guests. Moss, an Algonquin boy, learns about his society and his world. Grades 3-6. RC 40769

Dorris, Michael. Morning Girl. 12-year-old Taino girl witnesses the arrival of the first Europeans. Grades 3-6. RC 37957

Dorris, Michael. Sees Behind Trees. Visually impaired Native American boy must pass his manhood test. Grades 3-6. RCW 117/ RC 43898

Dorris, Michael. The window. This companion to the adult novels Yellow Raft in Blue Water (RC 26494) and Cloud Chamber (RC 45120) 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. RC 46538

Dorris, Michael. A yellow raft in blue water. 3 generations of contemporary Modoc women cope with society's treatment of them. RC 26494

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. RC 48122

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. RC 52604

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. RC 51710

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. RC 41500

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. RC 51725

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. RC 55144

Dowd, Gregory Evans. A spirited resistance: the North American Indian struggle for unity, 1745-1815. Recounts the Native American struggle against colonial expansion. RC 37751

Dudley, Joseph Iron Eye. Choteau Creek: a Sioux reminiscence. Autobiography of a Dakota Methodist minister. RC 48748

Dugan, Bill. Geronimo: war chiefs. A fictionalized account of the disputes between Apaches and whites from 1881 to 1886. RC 39123

Dugan, Bill. Chief Joseph: war chiefs. Fictionalized account of the 1877 Nez Perce War. RC 43051

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. RC 51850

Durrant, Lydia. 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. RC 46666

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. BR 12924

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. RC 49188

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. RC 21704

Duvall, Jill. The Oneida: a New True Book. Oneida tribal history for grades 2-4. RCW 1014

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. RC 39637

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. RC 44788

Eagle, Kathleen. This time forever. Nurse Susan Ellison is the only juror convinced Cleve Black Horse is innocent of murder. RC 39740

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. RC 49348

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. BR 14248/ RC 54658

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. RC 56419

Eastlake, William. Dancers in the scalp house. Zany novel of contemporary Navajo. RD 09275

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. BR 08804/ RC 34328

Eastman, Charles A. Red hunters and the animal people. 12 folktales for grades 6-9. RC 37176

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. RC 35016

Eastman, Charles A. Wigwam evenings: Sioux folk tales retold. 27 Santee Sioux tales. BR 08440/ RC 32745

Eckert, Allan W. The conquerors: a narrative. Account of Pontiac's uprising in 1763. RC 29939

Eckert, Allan W. Gateway to empire. Follows the career of the Shawnee leader, Tecumseh, from 1769 to 1812. RC 29941

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. RC 36764

Eckert, Allan W. Twilight of empire: a narrative. Account of the Black Hawk War of 1832. RC 29942

Eckert, Allan W. Wilderness empire: a narrative. An account of the French and Indian War, focusing on the Iroquois. RC 29938

Eckert, Allan W. The wilderness war: a narrative. An account of the last years of the Iroquois nation, 1763-1781. RC 29940

Edmunds, R. David. The Shawnee Prophet. Biography of Tecumseh's brother, Tenskwatawa. RC 20138

Edmunds, R. David. Tecumseh and the quest for Indian leadership. Biography of the Shawnee leader. RC 22050

Ehle, John. Trail of tears: the rise and fall of the Cherokee nation. Details the removal of 12,000 Cherokee from their eastern homelands. BR 07849

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. BR 12006

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. RC 40759

Eichstadt, Peter H. If you poison us: uranium and Native Americans. Saga of uranium mining on Indian lands in the American West. RC 40508

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. RCW 580

Ellison, Susan P. The last warrior. Upon surrendering to the cavalry, a 14-year-old Apache is sent to a Florida school where he is adopted by a kindly Quaker couple. Junior & senior high readers. RC 46572

Erdoes, Richard. American Indian myths and legends. Contains 166 legends from more than 80 tribes. RC 22217/ RCW 5806

Erdoes, Richard. The Sound of flutes and other Indian legends. Collection of Indian lore from contemporary storytellers of the Plains tribes with echos of memories, traditions, and beliefs held by many Indian nations. For grades 5-8 as well as older interested readers. BRA 15571

Erdoes, Richard. The Sun Dance people; the Plains Indians, their past and present. An account of the Plains Indians from their glorious past to modern times. Grades 7-12. BR 02155

Erdrich, Louise. The antelope wife: a novel. Episodes from the lives and dreams of two mixed-blood families in Minneapolis. RC 46741

Erdrich, Louise. The beet queen: a novel. The story of Mary Adare and her life in a small off-reservation town in North Dakota. FD 23943/ RC 23943

Erdrich, Louise. The bingo palace. Lipsha Morrissey, Chippewa and wanderer in the outside world, is summoned home to the reservation by his grandmother. RC 39114

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. RC 48891

Erdrich, Louise. The blue jay's dance: a birth year. Beginning mid-pregnancy in midwinter New Hampshire, the reflections of poet-novelist Erdrich form a journal of her daughter's birth and first year. She observes the rhythms of nature outside her window, of her baby before and after birth, and of her own spirit, which is a synthesis of her Ojibwa and German cultures. BR 10450

Erdrich, Louise. Grandmother's pigeon. Passenger pigeon hatchlings, thought to be extinct, are discovered in Grandmother's room after she departs on a voyage to Greenland. A beautifully written story portraying a close, compassionate Native American family. Kindergarten-grade 3. RCW 304

Erdrich, Louise. Jacklight: Poems. Poetry by the first Ojibway woman to win the Pulitze Prize. RCW 5280

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. RC 53273

Erdrich, Louise. Love medicine: a novel. Novel of two Chippewa families in North Dakota. RC 22061

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. RC 28557

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. RC 35157

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. RC 55774

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. RC 36513

Evans, Max. Bluefeather Fellini. Historical farce about a randy Italo-Pueblo miner during World War II. RC 39761

Evans, Max. Bluefeather Fellini in the sacred realm. Hilarious Italo-Pueblo adventurer Bluefeather Fellini is on the track of a fortune in missing wine. RC 39803

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. RC 21788

Fergus, Charles. Shadow catcher: a novel. 1913 photographs of Native Americans put the lie to BIA propaganda in this provocative novel. RC 34653

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. RC 47157

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. RC 35580

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. RC 51626

Fleischman, Paul. Saturnalia. 1681 Boston through the eyes of a 14-year-old Naragansett Indian printer's apprentice. Grades 7-12. RC 33629

Fleischmann, Glen. The Cherokee Removal, 1838; an entire Indian nation is forced out of its homeland. Though denounced by newspapers and Congress, 19,000 Cherokees were forced from their Appalachian homeland. On the forced march to Oklahoma, 4000 died. Grades 6-9. RD 07579

Foreman, Michael. The boy who sailed with Columbus. Columbus's cabin boy apprentices with the shaman Two Moons. Grades 3-6. RC 37792

Forman, James D. People Of The Dream. A novel about Chief Joseph and the Nez Percé tribe. For junior and senior high readers. RD 06877

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. RC 43264

Fradin, D. B. Hiawatha: messenger of peace. Biography of the Iroquois leader for grades 2-4. RC 36894

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. BR 11003

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. RC 49313

Frazier, Patrick. The Mohicans of Stockbridge. How the Mohicans of Massachusetts became the Stockbridge Indians of Wisconsin. RC 39143

Freedman, Russell. Buffalo hunt. Importance of the buffalo for the Plains Indians. Grades 4-7. BR 09558/ RC 29084

Freedman, Russell. Children of the Wild West. Documentary account of children growing up in the American West. Grades 3-6. RC 22740

Freedman, Russell. Indian chiefs. Biography of six 19th-century Native American leaders for grades 5-9. RC 27274

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. BR 08967

Fritz, Jean. The double life of Pocahontas. Pocahontas's life in the wild and at the court of Queen Elizabeth I. Grades 4-7. RC 21795

Gall, Grant. Apache: the long ride home. This novel relates the capture of a nine-year-old Mexican boy in a village raid. RC 28206

Gallant, Roy A. Ancient Indians: the first Americans. Archaeological evidence about the paleo-Indians for grades 5-8. RC 33472

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. RC 20672

Galvan, Manuel. Enriquillo: leyenda historica dominica (1503-1538). Historical novel about the early Spanish colonization of the New World and the Dominican Indian rebellion led by the Guarocuya chief, Enriquillo. Spanish language. RC 17976

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. RC 46836

Gardiner, John. Stone Fox. Willy competes against the Indian Stone Fox in a sled dog race. Grades 3-6. BR 07825/ RC 48664

Geiogamah, Hanay. The American Indian Dance Theatre: finding the circle. Presentation of various American Indian dances performed with Native American drums and music accompaniment. RCW 1230

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. BR 10116/ RC 40306

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. BR 11375/ RC 45826

George, Jean Craighead. The talking earth. Seminole girl must survive in the Everglades. Grades 5-8. RC 23546

George, Jean Craighead. Water sky. Alaskan boy learns the importance of whaling to his Eskimo ancestors. Grades 6-9. RC 26949

Gessner, Lynne. Navajo slave. Straight Arrow is enslaved by a Spanish nobleman. Grades 5-7. RC 13400

Gessner, Lynne. To see a witch. Pre-Columbian boy clears his cousin of witchcraft charges. Grades 5-8. RC 15055

Gibbons, Reginald. Sweetbitter: a novel. Choctaw Reuben Sweetbitter and his white wife face prejudice on all sides in 1896. RC 40509

Gilbert, Bil. God gave us this country: Tekamthi and the first American Civil War. Biography of the Shawnee chief whom some call Tecumseh. RC 32115

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. RC 39182

Giles, Janice Holt. The Kinta years. An autobiographical account of the author's childhood years in Kinta, Oklahoma. Lacing her narrative with the history of Oklahoma and of the Cherokee and Choctaw Indians, she tells what life was like in the early years of this century. RD 06602

Gilfillan, Merrill. Sworn before cranes: stories. 18 stories deal with contemporary Native Americans on the Great Plains. RC 38943

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. RC 52373

Glancy, Diane. Pushing The Bear: A Novel Of The Trail Of Tears. A tale based on the 1838 forced migration of some 13,000 Cherokee from their southeastern homeland to Oklahoma. The story follows the journey of Maritole and her family as they face cruelty, cold, and hunger in their struggle to survive the torturous Trail of Tears. RCW 1166

Glancy, Diane. Trigger dance. Poet Glancy presents a collection of stories depicting today's Native Americans and their struggle with opposing cultures. RC 34405

Goble, Paul. Beyond the ridge. Elderly native woman dies and travels to the spirit world. Grades 6-9. RC 34765

Goble, Paul. Buffalo woman. Plains Indian legend of a Buffalo who changes to a beautiful girl. Grades 1-4. RC 24661

Goble, Paul. Crow chief: a Plains Indian story. Folktale about the circle of life for grades 2-4. RC 38567

Goble, Paul. Death of the iron horse. Rail sabotage in 1867 from the Indian viewpoint for grades K-2. RC 29420

Goble, Paul. Dream wolf. Two lost Plains Indian children are guided home by a spectral wolf. Grades 2-4. RC 36651

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. BRW 374

Goble, Paul. The girl who loved wild horses. Plains Indian legend about a girl's love for a wild stallion. Grades K-2. BR 10014/ RCW 5720/ RC 38551

Goble, Paul. The great race of the birds and animals. Cheyenne legend of the Big Dipper's origin. Grades K-3. RC 24365

Goble, Paul. Iktomi and the berries: a Plains Indian story. Relates Iktomi's fruitless efforts to pick some buffalo berries. For grades K-3. RCW 610

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. RC 30039

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. BR 14046

Goble, Paul. Lone Bull's horse raid. Lone Bull becomes a warrior in his first battle. Grades 5-8. RC 22252

Goble, Paul. The lost children: the boys who were neglected. Blackfoot tale of the Pleiades' origin. Grades K-3. RC 39165

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. RC 36819

Goingback, Owl. Crota. An evil spirit stalks a graveyard, and a Native American sheriff must join with a shaman to defeat it. RC 48229

Goodchild, Peter. Raven tales. Selection of Northwest Indian myths. BR 09147/ RC 35645

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. RC 46421

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. RC 9733

Graham, Loren R. A Face in the rock: the tale of the Grand Island Chippewa. Dispersal of the Chippewa from Lake Superior's Grand Island. RCW 1007

Grammer, Maurine. The Bear That Turned White, And Other Native Tales. A collection of 17 Native American tales gathered from the tribes of the American Southwest, including the Pueblo, Apache, Hopi, and Navajo. Grades 3-6. RCW 5718

Gray, Muriel. The Trickster. Canadian Indian Sam Hunt must solve a series of brutal murders. RC 42005

Grayson, George 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. RC 29623

Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission. A Guide to Understanding Chippewa Treaty Rights. Summary of significant court decisions. BRW 3009/ RCW 5278

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. RC 42641

Griese, Arnold A. At the mouth of the Luckiest River. Athabascan boy struggles to prevent war with the Eskimos. Grades 4-6. RC 07949

Grimm, William C. Indian harvests. Wild plants used by Native Americans for food. Grades 5-8. RD 07553

Grove, Fred. Drums without warriors. When the discovery of oil on the land of the Osage Indians brings death and terror to the area, Sam Colter sets out to find the source of the senseless greed and violence. RD 10016

Grove, Fred. Phantom warrior. Frontier officer Lieutenant Ewing Mackay commands a group of Tonto Apache scouts in search of the great Apache warrior, Victorio, scourge of the Southwest. But unexpected events, including charges against Mackay by his commanding officer on the eve of the crucial attack with the renegade Apaches, jeopardize his plans. RD 20294

Grove, Fred. War journey. Captured by the Kiowa, a young artist converts to their faith. BR 01646

Grove, Fred. Warrior road. Boone Terrell discovers a conspiracy to cheat the Osage of their birthright. RD 07601

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. RC 25676

Hager, Jean. The Grandfather Medicine. Half-Cherokee Police Chief Mitch Bushyhead investigates the deaths of several tribal elders. RCW 3252

Hager, Jean. Masked dancers. Finding a dead game warden next to an illegally shot bald eagle, Police Chief Bushyhead investigates. RC 49197

Hager, Jean. Night Walker. Mitch Bushyhead tries to catch a killer emulating a Cherokee legend. RCW 3756

Hager, Jean. Ravenmocker. Molly Bearpaw, investigator for the Native American Advocacy League and fighter for Cherokee rights, investigates some mysterious deaths in a nursing home. RCW 4233

Hager, Jean. The Redbird's Cry. Molly investigates a series of murders in the Oklahoma countryside. RCW 4691

Hager, Jean. Seven Black Stones. Molly tries to prove the innocence of a suspected killer. RCW 4894

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. RC 40489

Hale, Janet C. Owl's song. Tragedy drives Billy White Hawk from his Idaho reservation to work in the city. Grades 6-12. RD 07607

Haley, James L. Apaches, a history and culture portrait. Well-documented integration of Apache history and culture. RC 16622

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. RC 24990

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. RC 25140

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. RC 10919

Hamm, Diane Johnston. Daughter Of Suqua. In the early 1900s, as change comes to the village on Puget Sound where she lives, 10-year-old Ida Bowen worries about what is ahead for herself, her parents, beloved Little Grandma, and other members of the Suquamish people. Grades 3-6. RCW 302

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. RC 32740

Hammerschlag, Carl A. The theft of the spirit: a journey to spiritual healing. Psychiatrist learns from Native American healers. RC 38955

Hammonds, Michael. Incident on the way to a killing. Absaroka seek vengeance for the death of the chief's son. RC 11650

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. BRW 163

Harlan, Judith. American Indians today: issues and conflicts. Brief historical overview of legal and territorial conflicts for grades 8-12. RC 29085

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. RC 48668

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. RC 40960

Harrison, Jim. Dalva. Lyrical, atmospheric novel of a half-breed Sioux woman. RC 28211

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. RC 49593

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. RC 40743

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. FD/RC 31959

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. FD/RC 34011

Hartz, Paula R. Native American Religions. Historical overview of Native American religion in Canada and the United States. Grades 6-9. RC 54988

Haseloff, C. H. The Kiowa verdict: a western story. A fictional account of the 1871 arrest and trials of Kiowa chiefs Satanta and Adoltay that proved a downturn in the treatment of Native Americans by the U.S. government. Spur Award. RC 48848

Haseloff, C. H. Satanta's Woman: a western story. In the fall of 1864, a band of Kiowa braves attack Adrianne Chastain's Texas home, killing, looting, and taking her captive along with her grand-daughter, Lottie. RC 48847

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. RC 52685

Hausman, Gerald. How Chipmunk got tiny feet: Native American animal origin stories. 7 stories for grades K-3. RC 43880

Henry, Edna (Blue Star Woman). Native American cookbook. Truly natural foods in simple, authentic recipes for grades 6-9. RCW 5710

Henry, Gordon. The Light People: A Novel. Storytelling, poetry, and court transcripts are among the literary styles employed in an engaging tale that begins with a young boy's quest for knowledge of his parents and rambles through generations of life on the Fineday Reservation. RCW 1000

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. RC 39203

Henry, Marguerite. Black Gold. Story of the only Kentucky Derby winner raised by a Native American for grades 3-6. RC 10282

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. RC 43838/ RD 06551

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. RC 25880

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. RC 52947

Henry, Will. The last warpath. Historical novel chronicles the Cheyenne's 40-year struggle for survival, from the Sand Creek massacre to Wounded Knee. RC 18626

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. RC 57741

Hieb, Jane, ed. Voices and visions: Winnebago elders speak to the children. Oral history gathered by Winnebago teens. Grades 7-12. RCW 147

Highwater, Jamake. Anpao: an American Indian odyssey. Newbery Award book chronicling a boy's coming-of-age. Grades 7-12. RC 12093

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. RC 27488

Highwater, Jamake. Eyes of darkness: a novel. Vividly portrays the plight of native Americans as they struggled to survive during the late nineteenth-century relocation from the Dakotas to British Columbia. For junior and senior high readers. BR 06568

Highwater, Jamake. Fodor's Indian America. Guidebook of places to stay and sites to see in Indian America. RC 13555

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. RC 27481

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. RC 21736

Highwater, Jamake. Native land: sagas of the Indian Americas. Cultural history of pre-Columbian America. RC 25397

Highwater, Jamake. The Sun, he dies: a novel about the end of the Aztec world. Mexican conquest from the Aztec viewpoint. RC 16712

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. RC 57162

Hill, Kirkpatrick. Toughboy and Sister. Two orphaned Athabascan children work together to survive. Grades 3-6. RC 36668

Hill, Kirkpatrick. Winter camp. Orphans Toughboy and Sister are taught Athabascan ways by an elderly neighbor. Grades 3-6. RC 38850

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. RC 51865

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. FD 13480/ RC 13480

Hillerman, Tony. The blessing way: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Anthropologist on a Navajo reservation gets involved in murder. BR 01357/ RC 49586

Hillerman, Tony. Coyote waits: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Leaphorn and Chee investigate arson and murder. FD 31954/ RC 31954

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. BR 10352/ RC 12256

Hillerman, Tony. The fallen man: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Leaphorn and Chee investigate a man's skeleton found on a mountain ledge. RC 43319

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. RC 46774

Hillerman, Tony. The ghostway: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Officer Jim Chee investigates a murder and kidnapping. BR 10363/ RC 37964/ RD 23966

Hillerman, Tony. The great Taos bank robbery: and other Indian country affairs. 17 essays on New Mexico history. RCW 103

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. BR 12470/ RC 49475

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. BR 10390/ RC 41481/ RD 12029

Hillerman, Tony. People of darkness: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Navajo Jim Chee investigates a series of murders. RC 49819/ RD 15568

Hillerman, Tony. Sacred clowns: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn cooperate to solve two murders. FD 37322/ RC 37322

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. BR 14801/ RC 56045

Hillerman, Tony. Skinwalkers: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Joe Leaphorn investigates the attempted murder of Jim Chee. RC 25396

Hillerman, Tony. Talking God: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Leaphorn & Chee investigate murder, assassination plots, and artifact theft in Washington, DC. RC 30270

Hillerman, Tony. The thief of time: a Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery. Leaphorn investigates an archaeologist's disappearance. FD 26999/ RC 26999

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. RC 54322

Hilts, Len. Quanah Parker. Biography of the Cherokee warleader for grades 5-8. RC 29724

Hirschfelder, Arlene B. Happily may I walk: American Indians and Alaska natives today. Comparisons and contrasts among distinct cultural groups for grades 5-9. RC 32075

Hirschfelder, Arlene B. Rising voices: writings of young Native Americans. Poems and essays from 1880 to 1960 for grades 5-8.

Hobbs, Will. Beardance. Cloyd, the troubled teenage Ute from Bearstone, is looking for an endangered mother grizzly and her 3 cubs. Grades 6-9. RC 39234

Hobbs, Will. Bearstone. Troubled Ute boy is helped by an elderly rancher. Grades 6-9. RC 32470

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. RC 45784

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. RC 44404

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. RC 53481

Hofsinde, Robert (Gray-Wolf). The Indian medicine man. Describes the work of 6 different tribal shamans. RC 12699

Hofsinde, Robert (Gray-Wolf). Indians on the move. Native American travel methods for grades 4-7. RC 13215

Hogan, Linda. Mean spirit: a novel. First novel by the Chickasaw poet tells of the Oklahoma oil boom. RC 33685

Hogan, Linda. Power. Novel of a Taiga woman and a Florida panther. RC 48115

Hogan, Linda. Seeing through the sun. Poems by a Chickasaw woman. RC 35809

Hogan, Linda. Solar storms: a novel. Four generations of Native American women canoe to their ancestral home, threatened by a hydroelectric dam. RC 43726

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. RC 53253

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 now the state of Oklahoma. For grades 6-9. RC 49363

Hoig, Stan. The peace chiefs of the Cheyennes. Crucial peacemaking roles of 19th-century Cheyenne chiefs. RC 18076

Hooks, William H. The legend of the white doe. The story of the lost Roanoke colony for grades 4-7. RC 30712

Hotchkiss, Bill. The Medicine Calf: a novel. Story of Jim Beckwourth, a mulatto mountain man adopted by the Crow. RC 18065

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. RC 31781

Houston, James A. Akavak; an Eskimo journey. Because Grandfather is old and wishes to see his brother again before he dies, 13-year-old Akavak must drive the dog sled for the long, treacherous journey back to grandfather's old home. Grades 4-7. BR 01123

Houston, James A. The falcon bow: an Arctic legend. Kungo returns to the strange elderly couple who gave him his magic bow and white skins, only to discover that his people, the Inuits, are starving. The Inuits have accused the Indians, who live further inland, of deliberately preventing the caribou migration. To find the missing caribou and forestall a bloody feud, Kungo sets out on a hazardous journey that again unites him with his beloved sister, Shulu. Sequel to The White Archer. Grades 4-7. BR 07303

Houston, James A. Ghost fox. 17-year-old Sarah Wells,abducted from her New England home by a raiding party of Abnaki braves, eventually converts to the ways of her captors, falling in love with a brave and becoming his wife. Some strong language and violence. BR 03618

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. RC 16269

Houston, James A. Tiktaliktak: an Inuit-Eskimo legend. Eskimo hunter is carried out to sea when the icepack breaks up. Grades 3-6. BR 01042

Houston, James A. The white archer; an Eskimo legend. A young Eskimo swears to avenge his parents' violent deaths; however, during years of learning to become a master archer, he discovers that, like childhood, hatred is outgrown. Grades 4-7. BR 00797

Howard, O.O. Famous Indian chiefs I have known. In 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant sent O. O. Howard, widely known as the "Christian general," as an ambassador of peace to the western Indian tribes. This book is Howard's account of his journey. RCW 545

Hoxie, Frederick E. American Nations: Encounters in Indian Country, 1850 to the Present. Hoxie, Peter Mancall and James Merrell jointly edited this collection of 23 articles that illuminate the experiences of different tribes as they have maintained their unique ethnic identities while dealing with the United States government. RCW 513

Hoxie, Frederick E. The Crow. History of Montana's Crow Indians for grades 6-9. RC 33363

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. For grades 3-6. RC 46417

Hubert, Cam. Dreamspeaker. A runaway from a Canadian detention facility discovers the power of the Native American spirit world. High school & adult. RC 18150

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. Companion to Sweetgrass (RC 31532). For grades 5-8. RC 57464

Hudson, Jan. Sweetgrass. Historical novel of the Blackfoot Indians. Grades 9-12. RC 31532

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

Hum-Ishu-Ma "Mourning Dove". Coyote Stories--a Storylines book discussion. Creation stories collected by Mourning Dove [Christine Quintasket] from her Okinagan Indian tribal elders. An NEH-ALA Storylines selection. RCW 5599

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". RC 30685

Humphreys, Josephine. Nowhere else on Earth. The hardworking Lumbee Indian residents of Scuffletown, North Carolina, struggle to survive as the Civil War is ending. RC 51830

Hungry Wolf, Beverly. The ways of my grandmothers. A Blackfoot woman records the tribal ways of the Blood People of the Siksika. RC 18352

Iverson, Peter, ed. "We Are Still Here": American Indians in the Twentieth Century. An excellent overview of 20th-century Native American history as seen through native eyes. RCW 515

Jacobs, Francine. The Tainos: the people who welcomed Columbus. History for grades 5-8. RC 37424

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. RC 46830

Jaffe, Nina. The golden flower: a Taino myth from Puerto Rico. Story of how Puerto Rico became an island for kindergarten-grade 3. BR 12021

James, Betsy. The mud family. Sosi evades Anasazi worries about the drought by creating mud people. Grades k-3. RC 41380

Jenness, Aylette. A life of their own: an Indian family in Latin America. The Hernandez family farms in Guatemala. Grades 5-8. BRA 14666

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. FD 15812/RC 15812

Jennings, Gary. Aztec autumn. Mexico, 1531. In this sequel to Aztec (RC 15812), when Dark Cloud is burned at the stake in Mexico City by the invaders, his son Tenamaxtli vows revenge. RC 49267

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. RC 57675

Johnson, E. Pauline. The moccasin maker. 11 short stories published in 1913 by a Mohawk chief's daughter. RC 35804

Jones, Douglas C. Arrest Sitting Bull. In 1890, at the height of the ghost dance controversy, a cavalry patrol is sent to arrest the Sioux leader. RC 10944/ RD 10944

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. RC 14394

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. RC 23676

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. RC 20539

Jones, Douglas C. Winding Stair. A story of savage violence and inflexible justice on the edge of the Southwest's last great Indian territory. Some strong language. BRA 17006/ RD 15481

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. For grades 6-9 and older readers. RC 52402

Jordan, Jan. Give me the wind. A fictionalized account of the life of the charming half-breed John Ross, the disputed President of the Cherokee Nation from 1817 until his death shortly after the Civil War. RD 07036

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. RC 34684

Josephy, Alvin M. The Civil War in the American West. Covers the Great Sioux uprising in Minnesota in 1862. RC 34873

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. RC 19420

Kalbacken, Joan. The Menominee: A New True Book. Tribal portrait for grades 2-4. RCW 1016

Kallen, Stuart A. Native American Chiefs and Warriors. Collective biography of 5 chiefs for grades 6-9. RC 50573

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. For grades 6-9 and older readers. RC 52413

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. For grades 6-9 and older readers. RC 52422

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. For grades 6-9 and older readers. RC 52384

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. RC 23608

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. Recounts the desperate efforts of the Huaorani to defend their continued existence against governments and oil companies who would exploit and despoil their land. RC 44277

Katakis, Michael, ed. Sacred trusts: essays on stewardship and responsibility. Essays by 30 authors discuss Native American stewardship concepts. RC 37768

Katz, Jane B. We rode the wind: recollectons of Native American life. Selections from the autobiographies of 8 Native Americans from the 19th-century Great Plains for grades 6-9. RC 43440

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. RC 32820

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 and senior high and older readers. RC 25883

Kavasch, E. Barrie. American Indian healing arts: herbs, rituals, and remedies for every season of life. History and uses of Native American healing practices. RC 48564

Kay, Karen. Lakota surrender. Romantic western with a Lakota hero, set in 1833 Kansas territory. RC 42281

Kazimiroff, Theodore L. The last Algonquin. Biography of Joe Two Trees, last of the Turtle Clan Algonquins. RC 21468

Keegan, Marcia. Pueblo boy: growing up in two worlds. Ten-year-old Timmy learns the ways of his ancient Pueblo Indian heritage and also uses computers for schoolwork. His father taught him dances and songs; his favorite is the Corn Dance, which lasts all day. He also loves baseball, pocket pool, and fishing. In ceremonies he uses his Indian name, Agoyo-Paa, which means "Star Fire." For grades 4-7. BR 11340

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. RC 42657

Keeshig-Tobias, Lenore. Bineshiinh dibaajmowin = Bird talk. When Momma and her two daughters move from an Ojibway reservation to a city, young Polly has a bad day at school when her classmates play cowboys and Indians and tease her about being an Indian. Momma manages to soothe Polly's hurt feelings and restore her sense of pride by reminding her of some of the things Mishomis (grandfather) taught her about her heritage. BRW 43

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. BRW 44/ RCW 282

Keesing, Felix M. The Menomini Indians Of Wisconsin: A Study of Three Centuries of Cultural Contact and Change. 300-year history of the Menominee. RCW 5289

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. RC 16572

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. RC 11301

King, Paul. Hermana Sam. A Boston nun trained as a nurse, setting out to establish the first hospital in the New Mexico territory, is rescued from raiding Pueblos by Mangus, an Apache Chief. Some strong language. RD 11889

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. BRW 1

King, Thomas. Green grass, running water. Blackfoot Lionel Red Dog is the hero of this hilarious novel of magical realism. RC 37393

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. RC 52378

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. BR 08406/ RC 32451

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. RC 39657

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. RC 48266

Knab, Timothy 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. RC 42289

Krech, Shepard. The ecological Indian: myth and history. Reassesses the image of Native Americans as Noble Savages who lived harmoniously with nature. RC 49557

Kroeber, Theodora. Ishi in two worlds: a biography of the last wild Indian in North America. Classic story of the last survivor of a California tribe. RCW 1306

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. RC 45685

Krupat, Arnold. Here first: autobiographical essays by Native American writers. In this follow-up to I Tell You Now (RC 28155), twenty-six authors reflect on their ethnicity and how it relates to their writing. RC 51572

Lac Court Oreilles Powwow, July 1990. Honor The Earth Powwow: Songs Of The Great Lakes Indians. Live recording of a traditional pow-wow. RCW 5275

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. BRW 37

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. RC 38403

La Farge, Oliver. Laughing Boy. A Pulitzer Prize-winning novel set in the Navajo Southwest of 1915 tells the haunting story of the young lovers, Laughing Boy and Slim Girl. RC 33829

La Flesche, Francis. The Middle Five: Indian schoolboys of the Omaha Tribe. First published in 1900, La Flesche writes of his and his friends' adventures in a mission school in the late 1800s. RC 35323

Lame Deer, Archie Fire. Gift of power: the life and teachings of a Lakota medicine man. Alcoholic Korean War vet becomes a spiritual leader. RC 43686

Lame Deer, John Fire. Lame Deer, seeker of visions. Autobiography of John F. Lame Deer, a Teton Sioux. RCW 5802

L'Amour, Louis. Last of the Breed. Action adventure: Sioux airman vs. the Russians across Siberia. FD 23910/ RC 23910

Lampman, Evelyn S. The Potlatch Family. Chinook girl welcomes her brother home from Vietnam. Grades 6-9. RD 10105

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. RC 54821

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 and senior high and older readers. RC 30280

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 and senior high readers. RC 49390

Lattimore, Deborah. The Flame Of Peace: A Tale Of The Aztecs. To prevent the outbreak of war, a young Aztec boy must outwit nine evil lords of the night to obtain the flame of peace from Lord Morning Star. Grades 3-6. RCW 5709

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. Discusses the Kennewick Man, the Clovis culture of 13,500 years ago, and carbon-14 dating, among other topics. For grades 4-7. RC 57320

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. RC 37172

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. RC 49548

Lawrence, Martha C. Pisces rising: an Elizabeth Chase mystery. The murder of the Temecu reservation casino manager made headlines in California. Teaming with a local shaman, psychic Elizabeth Chase enters the closed-off world of the reservation, and awakens ghosts of her own. RCW 1301

Lawson, Marion. Proud Warrior: The Story Of Black Hawk. Biography of the Sac and Fox chief for grades 5-8. RCW 180

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. RC 35417

Leeming, David. The mythology of Native North America. Introduces seventy-two myths--with such noteworthy characters as Coyote, Spider Woman, Glooscap, Water Jar Boy, and the maiden who fell out of the sky--derived from a variety of Native American cultures and language groups. BR 13258

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 for grades 3-6. RC 45968

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. Companion to Echoes of the elders (RC 45968). For grades 3-6. RC 47945

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. RC 42017

Le Seuer, Meridel. North Star Country. Voices heard in North Star Country are those of early voyageurs, Indian chiefs, immigrants, lumberjacks, rivermen, railroadmen, miners, traders, teachers and farmers. RCW 1020

Le Seuer, Meridel. Sparrow Hawk. Historical novel of the Black Hawk War for grades 4-7. RCW 05715

Leslie, Robert F. In the shadow of a rainbow: the true story of a friendship between man and wolf. True story of a young Indian's devotion to a pack of timber wolves and their legendary female leader. Junior & senior high school readers. RD 08186

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. BR 07969/ RC 30720

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. RC 51497

Lesley, Craig. Winterkill. When his estranged wife dies, Nez Perce rodeo rider Danny Kachiah drives from the reservation in Oregon to Nebraska to bring back the teenage son he has not seen for many years. Some strong language. RD 20981

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. RC 29177

Levitt, Paul M. The stolen Appaloosa and other Indian stories. Five folktales from the Pacific Northwest for grades 2-4. RC 30269

Lewis, Faye C. Nothing To Make A Shadow. Describes the life and development of a teenager in 1909 in the small community of Dallas, South Dakota, where the Rosebud Indian Reservation opened its frontier to white settlers. RD 06307

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. All ages. RC 38002

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. RC 26562

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. RC 37362

Lobo-Cobb, Angela, ed. A Confluence of Colors: the first anthology of Wisconsin minority poets. Includes poems by many Wisconsin Native American poets. RCW 5292

Loew, Patty. Indian Nations Of Wisconsin: Histories Of Endurance And Renewal. Describes the history, social life, and customs of Wisconsin's Native American tribes. RCW 445

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. RC 11344

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. For preschool-grade 2. RC 35303

Lyford, Carrie. Ojibway crafts. How-to book on crafts of the Wisconsin Ojibway. RCW 5277

Major, Clarence. Painted Turtle, woman with guitar: a novel. Short novel about a Zuni folksinger. BR 07653

Mancall, Peter C., ed. American Encounters: Natives and Newcomers from European Contact to Indian Removal, 1500-1850. Collection of 25 essays that provide insight into various contact points throughout North America. RCW 520

Manfred, Frederick F. Conquering Horse. Novel of a Sioux warrior's coming-of-age. RC 11401

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. RD 08273

Manitonquat (Medicine Story). The Children of the Morning Light: Wampanoag tales. Creation stories of the Wampanoag Indians. Grades 3-6. RC 41130

Mankiller, Wilma. Mankiller: a chief and her people. Autobiography of the principal chief of the Cherokee Nation. RC 38353

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. RC 57659

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. RC 29869

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. RC 48890

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. RC 54552

Marshall, S.L.A. Crimsoned prairie: the Indian wars. Documents the battles between the cavalry and the Plains Indians. RC 32590

Marston, Elsa. Mysteries in American archeology. Theories about the Mound Builders, the Anasazi, and various stonehenges and woodhenges. Grades 6-9. RC 26805

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. BRW 100/ RC 27709

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. RC 46218

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. For grades 4-7. RC 57206

Martini, Teri. Indians. Describes the principal tribes for grades 2-4. RC 19906

Mason, Carol I. Introduction to Wisconsin Indians: prehistory to statehood. Guide to archaeology, history, and customs for high school and adult readers. RCW 5290

Matthiessen, Peter. In the spirit of Crazy Horse. Examination of the American Indian Movement (AIM) conflict with the FBI in the 1970s. RC 19138

Matthiessen, Peter. Indian country. Twelve essays explore white encroachments on tribal sacred grounds that threaten Native American lands and ways. RC 21191

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. RC 57328

May, Karl F. Winnetou: a novel. A surveyor travels throughout the West and spends time with the Indians. He develops a special rapport with Apache chief Winnetou and is greatly saddened by his untimely death. Fictional account written in 1892 following May's visit to the American frontier. Some violence. BR 12438

Mayne, William. Drift. A young settler and an Indian girl are lost on a frozen lake in colonial America. Grades 6-9. RC 25103

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. For grades 6-9 and older readers. Grades 6-9. RC 33687

Mayo, Gretchen Will. Meet tricky Coyote! A collection of Native American legends about the cunning trickster for grades 2-4. RCW 349

Mayo, Gretchen Will. Star tales: North American Indian stories about the stars. 16 stories about the night sky for grades 5-8. RCW 5722

Mazzuchelli, Samuel. Memoirs, historical and edifying, of a missionary apostolic of the Order of Saint Dominic among various Indian tribes and among the Catholics and Protestants in the United States of America. Father Mazzuchelli, a Dominican missionary to the Indians of Wisconsin in the early 19th century, tells his story. RCW 333

McBride, Bunny. Molly Spotted Elk: a Penobscot in Paris. Biography of the Native American entertainer. RC 41954

McCall, Dinah. Tallchief. Ex-commando Morgan Tallchief fights for his beloved, whose participation in the witness protection program has been exposed. RC 46082

McDermott, Gerald. Arrow to the sun: a Pueblo Indian tale. An adaptation of the Pueblo Indian myth which explains how the spirit of the Lord of the Sun was brought to the world of men. Kindergarten to grade 3. RCW 5716

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. BR 11040

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. RC 38685

McDonald, Megan. Tundra Mouse: A Storyknife Tale. Yupik Eskimo story of mice making a nest of Christmas tinsel, for grades 2-4. Print-Braille. BRW 38

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. RC 37777

McGillycuddy, Julia B. Blood on the moon: Valentine McGillycuddy and the Sioux. Biography of the first agent for the Pine Ridge, SD reservation. RC 32056

McKissack, Patricia C. 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. RC 46088

McLellan, Joe. Nanabosho, Soaring Eagle, and the Great Sturgeon. While fishing with their grandfather, two little girls hear an Ojibway legend. Grades K-3. BRW 2

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. RC 20169

McMurtry, Larry. Crazy Horse. Provides a philosophical portrait of the Sioux warrior who was known for his acts of charity and for his leadership at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. BR 13477

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. RC 46314

McNickle, D'Arcy. Runner in the sun: a story of Indian maize. A novel of pre-Hispanic Native American life. RC 35588

McNickle, D'Arcy. The surrounded. Archilde Leon is torn between the cultures of his Spanish father and his Native American mother. BR 3950/RCW 5801

McNickle, D'Arcy. The surrounded--a Storylines book discussion. A radio discussion of the distinguished Salish anthropologist's best-known novel. An NEH-ALA Storylines selection. RCW 5635

McNickle, D'Arcy. Wind from an enemy sky. In Montana, the red and white worlds live side by side without understanding. RC 15400

Mead, Alice. Crossing the Starlight Bridge. Small Penobscot girl leaves the reservation. Grades 3-6. RC 41220

Means, Florence Crannell. Our cup is broken. The tragic dilemma of a young Hopi woman trapped between 2 worlds. For high school and adult readers. RC 18552

Medawar, Mardi Oakley. Murder on the Red Cliff Rez. Karen Charboneau, a Chippewa ceramics artist and renowned tracker living on the Red Cliff Reservation in Northern Wisconsin, is drafted by Reservation Police Chief David Lameraux to help locate a murderous fugitive. RCW 537

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. RC 37152

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. RC 07878

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. RC 48167

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. RC 42411

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. RC 39682

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. BRW 182/ RC 53095

Miles, Miska. Annie and the Old One. Young Navajo girl must accept her grandmother's death. Grades 2-4. BR 02228

Milwaukee Public Library. Native American Languages of Wisconsin. Folktales and stories told in 5 Native American languages. Kit 67

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. RC 53786

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. RC 53787

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. BR 00869/RC 12198

Momaday, N. Scott. House Made of Dawn--a Storylines book discussion. Radio book discussion of the novel by a Kiowa Indian, depicting the plight of a returning soldier who can neither adapt to the white world nor find an identity in his own dying culture. RCW 5628

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. RC 46821

Momaday, N. Scott. N. Scott Momaday reads. Kiowa author reads excerpts from his works. RCW 5267

Momaday, N. Scott. The names: a memoir. Lyrical memoir of the author's southwestern childhood. BR 03454/ RC 15277

Momaday, N. Scott. Owl in the cedar tree. Young Navaho is torn between his grandfather's belief in the old ways and his parents' in the new. Grades 5-8. BRA 16416

Momaday, N. Scott. The way to Rainy Mountain. Retells Kiowa myths heard from the author's grandmother. RC 14482

Monroe, Jean Guard. They dance in the sky: Native American star myths. Celestial tales from 6 North American regions. Grades 4-8. RC 29175

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. RC 51159

Moore, Robin. Maggie among the Seneca. 16-year-old Maggie Callahan is captured by the Seneca in 1776. Grades 4-7. RC 35266

Morley, Sylvanus G. The ancient Maya. History of the Mayan people traces their cultural growth, mysterious decline, renewed prosperity, and eventual downfall. RC 29927

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. BR 13130

Morrison, Dorothy. Chief Sarah: Sarah Winnemucca's fight for Indian rights. Biography of the Paiute scout, educator, and lobbyist for grades 6-9. RCW 5712

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. RC 34936

Mowat, Farley. The snow walker. Stories about the Eskimos and their struggle to survive the savage Arctic, from the earliest times to the present. RC 09829

Murray, Earl. Blue savage. Harper, a white man, adopted as a child by the Oglala tribe is later traded back to an army troop where he acts as a scout. RC 24619

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. RC 47627

Nabakov, Peter. A Forest of Time: American Indian Ways of History. Nabokov's path-breaking interdisciplinary history demonstrates the many ways individual tribes and nations have defined their histories for their own purposes. RCW 516

Nabakov, 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. RC 34794

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. RC 52065

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. RC 56420

National Museum Of The American Indian. When the rain sings: poems by young Native Americans. A collection of thirty-seven poems written by Native Americans aged seven to seventeen from all across the United States. Grades 5-8. BR 12833

Nelson, Richard K. The island within. The Wisconsin-born anthropologist writes of his life with Alaska's Koyukon Indians in this Banta Award-winning biography. RCW 135

New Mexico People & Energy Collective. Red ribbons for Emma. Navajo family fights to preserve their land. Grades 3-6. KIT 63

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. BR 08716/ RC 33343

Niatum, Duane, ed. Harper's anthology of twentieth century Native American poetry. Poems by 36 poets. RC 29308

Nicol, Clive W. The white shaman: a novel. An amnesiac college student begins a new life in a Canadian Eskimo village after a canoe accident. RC 15022

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. RC 45962

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. RC 34172

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 and senior high and adult readers. RC 17814

Norton, Andre. Lord of Thunder. Hosteen Storm uses the Navajo lore learned from his grandfather to combat an uprising on the planet Arzor. BRA 13137

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. RC 51305

O'Dell, Scott. The amethyst ring. Spanish seminarian sees the fall of the Mayas before Cortes. Grades 7-12. RC 24574

O'Dell, Scott. Black Star, Bright Dawn. Eskimo girl runs the Iditarod. Grades 5-8. RC 30425

O'Dell, Scott. The captive. Spanish seminarian is held captive by 16th-century Maya. Grades 7-12. BR 4988/ RC 17140

O'Dell, Scott. The feathered serpent. Novel of the fall of Teotihuacan. Grades 7-12. RC 24573

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. RC 15317

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. BR 06230/ RC 22397

O'Dell, Scott. Sing down the moon. Novel of the 1864 Navajo death march. Grades 6-9. RC 25275

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. RC 26090

O'Dell, Scott. Thunder rolling in the mountains. Biographical novel of Chief Joseph. Grades 5-8. RC 38901

O'Dell, Scott. Zia. Zia rescues her aunt, Karana, from the Island of the Blue Dolphins. Grades 6-9. BRA 04101/ RC 44035/ RD 10029

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. RC 48480

Olsen, T. V. Track the man down. "Big" Torrey witnesses a brutal killing and forgets his ironclad rule about staying out of white affairs. RC 40474

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." RC 09162

Ortiz, Simon J. Woven stone. Compilation of 3 previously published collections by the Acoma Indian poet. RC 38313

Osinski, Alice. The Chippewa: A New True Book. Brief history of the Chippewa for grades 3-6. RCW 5281 RC 5281

Osofsky, Audrey. Dreamcatcher. Big sister weaves baby a dream net to capture any bad dreams. Preschool-grade 2. BR 08983

Ourada, Patricia K. The Menominee Indians: A History. Menominee perspective on the past five centuries. RCW 5271

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. RC 30464

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. RC 40380

Owens, Louis. Nightland. Two Cherokee ranchers find a suitcase, fallen from an airplane, containing a million dollars. RC 45698

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. RC 35279/ RCW 5800

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. RC 56097

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. RC 40365

Passuth, László. El dios de la lluvia llora sobre Mejico. Historical novel recreating the dynamic personalities of Cortes, Montezuma, and Dona Marina against the backdrop of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. Spanish language. RC 15131

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. RC 55315

Paulsen, Gary. Canyons. 15-year-old camper communes with the skull of a Native American boy slain 100 years before. Grades 6-9. RC 36800

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. BR 06535/ RC 24450

Peck, Robert Newton. Fawn: a novel. Fawn Charbon, son of a scholarly French Jesuit and grandson of a fierce Mohawk warrior, tries to remain neutral during the French and Indian War of 1758. Junior & senior high readers. RD 08214

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. RC 43740

Penner, Lucille R. The true story of Pocahontas. A beginning-to- read biography for kindergarten-grade 3. BR 12810

Peters, Daniel. The luck of Huemac: a novel about the Aztecs. Tells of Huemac, a court politician and sorcerer before the Spanish Conquest. RC 17359

Peterson, Scott. Native American prophecies. Historical examination of Native American prophecies. RC 34409

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. RC 45371

Philip, Neil, ed. Earth always endures: native American poems. A collection of 60 poems from the various Native American tribal groups. RC 45951

Phillips, Leon. First lady of America; a romanticized biography of Pocahontas. Offers evidence that Pocahontas didn't care for John Smith. BR 03458

Pijoan, Teresa. Ways of Indian magic: stories. Retelling of 6 Pueblo Indian legends. RD 24157

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. RC 53089

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. RC 38383

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. RC 28664

Power, Susan. The grass dancer. Interlocking stories about the Sioux Indians of North Dakota from the 1860s to the 1980s. RC 42305

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. RC 18605

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. RC 19160

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." Along the way, the author describes the history of the territory, the Anasazi and Navajo cultures, the harsh climate, and rugged terrain. RC 45065

Prucha, Francis P. The great father: the United States government and the American Indians. History of federal Indian policy. RC 26134

Prucha, Francis P. The Indians in American society: from the revolutionary war to the present. Observations on paternalism, dependency, Native American rights, and self-determination. RCW 5279

Querry, Ronald B. Bad medicine. A medical thriller about a viral epidemic on the Navajo Reservation. BR 12421

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. RC 42860

Quimby, George I. Indian life in the Upper Great Lakes, 11,000 B.C. to A.D. 1800. Overview of Native American life in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. RCW 5014

Reinhard, Johan. Discovering the Inca Ice Maiden: My Adventures on Ampato. An American anthropologist and mountain climber describes his 1995 discovery of the ice mummy of a fourteen-year-old girl on Mount Ampato in Peru. Grades 5-8. RC 56014

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. RC 54210

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. BR 00329/ RC 21722

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. BR 09589/ RC 17656

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. RC 54222

Riddle, Paxton. Lost river. Tale of the Oregon Modoc tribe's relocation to an Oklahoma reservation in the 1860s. RC 52945

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. RC 49576

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. RC 23363

Ritzenthaler, R.E. Prehistoric Indians Of Wisconsin. This Popular Science Handbook covers Wisconsin archaeology and ethnology. RCW 5270

Ritzenthaler, R.E. Woodland Indians of the Western Great Lakes. Account of the Chippewa, Menominee, Oneida, Stockbridge-Munsee, and Winnebago. RCW 104

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. RC 51421

Robinson, Charles M. A good year to die: the story of the great Sioux War. Narrative history of the Great Sioux War of 1876. RC 42703

Robinson, Gail. Coyote, the trickster: legends of the North American Indians. Short witty tales for grades 4-7. RC 12913

Robson, Lucia St. Clair. Light a distant fire. Novel of Osceola, the Seminole warchief. FD 28016/ RC 28016

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. RC 18566

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. BR 04477/ RC 17752

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. BR 04490/ RC 17751

Rohmer, Harriet. How we came to the fifth world = Como vinimos al quinto mundo. Mayan creation myth for grades 3-6. BR 04488/ Kit 59/ RC 17758

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. Kit 66

Rohmer, Harriet. The legend of food mountain = La montana del alimento. Aztec myth introduces the concepts of eating healthy foods and caring for the Earth, the source of our food supply. Bilingual. In English and Spanish language for readers in grades 3-7. RCW 5708

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. BR 04479/ RC 17754

Rohmer, Harriet. The mighty god Viracocha = El dios poderoso Viracocha. Creation myth of the Aymara Indians of Bolivia and Peru for grades 3-6. BR 4480/ RC 17759

Rohmer, Harriet. Mother Scorpion country: a legend from the Miskito Indians of Nicaragua = La tierra de la Madre Escorpión : una leyenda de los indios miskitos de Nicaragua. Brave young husband follows his wife to the Land of the Dead. Grades K-6. Kit 60

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. BR 04489/ RC 17755

Ronda, James P. Lewis And Clark Among The Indians. An ethnohistorical account of the journey made by Lewis and Clark from St. Louis to the Oregon coast and back again in 1804-1806. Describes the daily dealings of the explorers and Indians. RCW 1595

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. BR 10012

Roscoe, Will. The Zuni man-woman. Biography of a 19th-century Zuni Cross-dresser. RC 38251

Rosen, Kenneth, ed. The man to send rain clouds; contemporary stories by American Indians. 19 thought-provoking short stories. RC 49582/ RD 07964

Ross, Gayle. How Turtle's back was cracked: a traditional Cherokee tale. A "pour-quois" story for grades P-2. RC 41522

Ruby, Robert H. Indians of the Pacific Northwest: a history. Surveys more than 100 tribes in 15 language groups. RC 17883

Ruesch, Hans. Back To The Top Of The World: a novel. An Eskimo family's stubborn fight for survival set against the background of primitive Arctic customs. RD 06789

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. RC 09795

Sahagún, 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. For grades K-3. RC 24485

Salerno, Nan F. Shaman's daughter. Supaya, an Ojibwa woman, sees the Indian culture disintegrate amid the changes of the 20th century, and alone of her family refuses to abandon the old ways. RD 17230

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. BRW 47

Sando, Joe S. Pueblo nations: eight centuries of Pueblo Indian history. Cultural history by a historian from Jemez Pueblo. RC 47541

Sandoz, Mari. The Battle of the Little Bighorn. A study of Custer's 1876 defeat by the Sioux Indians at Little Bighorn which analyzes the underlying causes of the army expedition and Indian convocation. BR 00343

Sandoz, Mari. Cheyenne autumn: an American epic. Saga of a band of starving Cheyenne who fled their reservation in 1878. RC 24980

Sandoz, Mari. Crazy Horse, the strange man of the Oglalas; a biography. Life of the Sioux warleader. RC 14430

Sandoz, Mari. The horsecatcher. Story of Big Elk, son of a Cheyenne chief, for grades 5-8. BRA 2297

Sandoz, Mari. Hostiles and friendlies; selected short writings. Indian studies, essays, memoirs, and short stories. RC 14334

Sandoz, Mari. The story catcher. An Oglala Sioux warrior becomes story catcher--the recorder of his tribe's history--after a number of trials, dangers, and sorrows test his ability to tell the story of his people with truth and courage. For grades 5-8. BRA07419

Sandoz, Mari. These were the Sioux. Sioux customs, beliefs, and practical wisdom. RC 13283

Sanford, John. Song of the meadowlark. Novel of the flight of the Nez Perce under Chief Joseph. RC 27267

Santee, Ross. Apache land. Stories of the Apaches: their history, customs, and beliefs. RC 17859

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. RC 35324

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. RC 37590

Satz, Ronald N. Chippewa treaty rights: the reserved rights of Wisconsin's Chippewa Indians in historical perspective. Historical analysis of the Wisconsin Chippewa treaty documents and their period context. RCW 5278

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. BRW 45

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. RC 15935

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. RC 37764

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. RC 50412

Schwarz, Melissa. Wilma Mankiller: principal chief of the Cherokees. Biography of the first woman principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, for grades 5-8. RC 39616

Scorza, Manuel. Drums for Rancas. Based on actual incidents a tale about the persecution and massacre of Peruvian Indians in the Central Andes from 1950 to 1962. BRA 14647

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. RC 52884

Seals, David. The Powwow Highway: a novel. Two Cheyenne Vietnam vets stage a jailbreak in this hilarious caper novel. RC 36462

Seals, David. Sweet medicine. The sequel to The Powwow Highway is steeped in magical realism. RC 36898

Seattle, Chief. Brother eagle, sister sky: a message from Chief Seattle. "The earth does not belong to us. We belong to the earth." 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. For grades 3-6. Bestseller. BR 10000

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. RC 25701

Sewall, Marcia. People of the breaking day. Portrays the pre-Columbian Wampanoags for grades 3-6. RC 35485

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. BR 14757/ RC 56108

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. BR 14755/ RC 56110

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. BR 14756/ RC 56109

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. BR 14607/RC 56107

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. BR 14754/ RC 56111

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. BR 14539/ RC 55342

Shedd, Margaret C. La Malinche y Cortes. Historical novel about the Indian woman who became the Spanish conqueror's mistress and interpreter. Spanish language. RC 13357

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. RC 37226

Sherman, Jory. Song of the Cheyenne. Adventures of Sun Runner, a 19th-century Cheyenne warrior. RC 27390

Shuler, Linda Lay. Let the drum speak: a novel of ancient America. In this sequel to Voice of the Eagle (BR 8887), Antelope is chosen by her mother, Kwani, to succeed her as the people's revered leader. BR 10654

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. BR 07557

Shuler, Linda Lay. Voice of the Eagle. Kwani, cast out of her village and tribe as a witch, now Tolonqua's mate, journeys with him to his home. BR 08887

Siegel, Beatrice. The basket maker and the spinner. Contrasts the life-styles of the white settlers and the Wampanoag Indians. Grades 5-8. BR 07787

Silko, Leslie M. Almanac of the dead: a novel. Epic novel of Arizona's exploitation by a Laguna Pueblo poet. RC 35184

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. Piercing portrait of a dispossessed people. Some strong language. RC 13366

Silko, Leslie M. Ceremony--a Storylines book discussion. A National Public Radio particapatory book discussion of the story of a Laguna World War II veteran trying to resolve guilt and despair as he searches for meaning through human relationships and the traditions of his people. An NEH-ALA Storylines selection. RCW 5626

Silko, Leslie M. Storyteller. Prose and poetry are used to communicate Laguna culture. BRA 17499/ RC 18110

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. RC 26313

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. BR 11044

Skimin, Robert. Apache autumn. Hispanic captive of the Apaches tells her story to her grandson. RC 38742

Sleeper-Smith, Susan. Indian Women and French Men: Rethinking Cultural Encounter in the Western Great Lakes. Illuminates the key role of Native American women who married French fur traders as cultural mediators between Native and French societies during the Colonial period. RCW 508

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." RC 30833

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. RC 55593

Smith, Patrick D. Forever Island; a novel. The novel of an 86-year-old Seminole Indian and his wife who have lived all their lives in the Big Cypress Swamp near the Everglades and now find their way of life threatened by the poisoning of the wildlife which provides their food. RC 06465/ RD 06465

Smith, Paul Chaat. Like a hurricane: the Indian movement from Alcatraz to Wounded Knee. Chronicles the native rights movement, 1969-1973. RC 43925

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. RC 52654

Snake, Sam. The Adventures of Nanabush: Ojibway Indian Stories Told by Sam Snake and others. 16 stories for grades 4-7. RCW 5714

Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk, ed. Dancing teepees: poems of American Indian youth. Poems from the oral tradition and from modern tribal poets for grades 4-7. RC 32090

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. RC 08961

Solensten, John. Good Thunder: A Novel. A Sioux woman urges her half-breed stepson to rise above the poverty of their South Dakota community. RC 21797

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. RC 27072

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. BR 07507

Speerstra, Karen. The Earthshapers. Yellow Moon, a young girl of the Mound Builder culture living by the Mississippi River in 900 A.D., watches the construction of Effigy Mounds. Grades 4-7. RCW 181

Spindler, George D. Dreamers With Power: The Menominee. Covers the final phases of adaptation of the Menomini Indians of Wisconsin to the results of the confrontation between their way of life and the ways of the European-Americans. RCW 673

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. RC 56759

Spinka, Penina Keen. Picture maker. Pre-Columbian saga of a Native American woman, Picture Maker, whose drawings foretell the future. RC 54509

Spradlin, Michael P. The legend of Blue Jacket. Biographical sketch of a 16-year-old West Virginian youth adopted by the Shawnee, who called him Blue Jacket because of his clothing. For grades 3-6. BR 14782

St. George, Judith. Crazy Horse. Biography of the Sioux warchief for grades 5-8. RC 40367

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. RC 21094

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. RC 47939

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. RC 43443

Standing Bear, Luther. Land of the spotted eagle. A Lakota Sioux outlines their traditional beliefs. RC 34807

Standing Bear, Luther. My people, the Sioux. Autobiography of a Lakota Sioux, 1868-1939. RC 34481

Starita, Joe. The Dull Knifes of Pine Ridge: a Lakota odyssey. Details the struggles of the traditional Sioux, 1877-1997. RC 41221

Steele, William O. Talking bones: secrets of Indian burial mounds. Discusses 4 prehistoric Indian groupings. Grades 3-6. RC 14684

Steelman, Robert J. Cheyenne vengeance. John Beaver, a young light-skinned Cheyenne Indian, is sent to school to learn the ways of the whites to help him in his search for the officer who organized the Washita massacre. RD 07089

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. RC 23246

Sterling, Shirley. My Name Is Seepeetza. In her diary, a young Canadian girl writes about herself and her warm, supportive Salish Indian family. Grades 3-6. RCW 305

Stevens, Janet. Coyote steals the blanket: an Ute tale. A trickster tale for grades K-3. RC 38478

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, the forced march of the Cherokees from their lands in 1838 and 1839. Grades 3-6. RC 42414

Stone, Scott C. S. Song Of The Wolf. John Dane, son of a Cherokee girl and an unnamed TVA worker, is given his real, secret name by his grandfather. It is Snow-wolf, and as a teenage Marine in the Korean War, he lives up to it. RD 24102

Strickland, Rennard J. Tonto's revenge: reflections on American Indian culture and policy. Essays on the law in relation to Native rights. RC 47337

Stuart, Colin. Shoot an arrow to stop the wind. 16-year-old becomes acquainted with his Blackfoot great-grandmother. RC 13377

Sullivan, Paul R. Unfinished conversations: Mayas and foreigners between two wars. Anthropologist examines the Maya of Quintana Roo. RC 32167

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. RC 37737

Swann, Brian, ed. Here first: autobiographical essays by Native American writers. In this follow-up to I Tell You Now (RC 28155), twenty-six authors reflect on their ethnicity and how it relates to their writing. RC 51572

Swann, Brian, ed. I Tell You Now: autobiographical essays by native American writers. 18 autobiographical essays. RC 28155

Swann, Brian, ed. Wearing the morning star: Native American song-poems. Includes commemorative poems, chantaways, hunting songs, and lullabies. BR 11423

Sweeney, Edwin R. Cochise: Chiricahua Apache chief. Biography of the 19th-century warrior chief. RC 34429

Tannenbaum, Beulah. Science of the early American Indians. Documents the innovations of pre-Columbian Native Americans for grades 6-9. BR 08101

Tanner, Helen H. The Ojibwa: Great Lakes. Life before the Europeans landed as seen through the eyes of the Ojibwa Indians. For junior and senior high school readers. RCW 5282

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. RC 51715

Tedlock, Barbara. The beautiful and the dangerous: encounters with the Zuni Indians. Narrative biography of a Zuni family. RC 37148

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. RC 48915

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. RC 47552/ RD 18287

Thom, James Alexander. Panther in the sky. Novel of the Shawnee warrior, Tecumseh. RC 30514

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. RC 56803

Thomas, David Hurst. Skull wars: Kennewick man, archaeology, and the battle for Native American identity. Traces the five-hundred-year roots of the Kennewick Man controversy. RCW 511

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. RC 36667

Thomasma, Kenneth. Naya Nuki, girl who ran. Naya Nuki, an eleven-year-old Shoshoni Indian, is taken captive and enslaved by a rival Native American tribe. Escaping to the woods, she lives off the land for a month and treks 1,000 miles back to her Shoshoni camp. For grades 5-8. BR 09222

Thomasma, Kenneth. Pathki Nana: Kootenai girl. A sad small girl is told her history by her grandmother, Quiet One. Grades 4-7. RC 36729

Thomasma, Kenneth. Soun Tetoken: Nez Perce boy. Soun Tetoken (silent one) is a young Nez Perce boy who is mute from a fire accident in his childhood. The boy learns to adapt to his silent state; he trains his horse and small coyote friend to obey hand and foot signs. For grades 5-8. BR 09264

Thornton, Lawrence. Ghost woman. Sage, a Native American woman, is abandoned on an island off the California coast for many years. RC 38257

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 bridging the two cultures. RC 53697

Trafzer, Clifford E. Blue dawn, red earth: new Native American storytellers. 30 short stories by Native Americans from different tribal groups. RC 46661

Trafzer, Clifford E. Earth song, sky spirit: short stories of the contemporary native American experience. 30 short stories by 30 Native American authors. RC 38244

Trimble, Stephen. The village of blue stone. Account of the Anasazi for grades 3-6. RC 37433

Turner, William O. Medicine Creek. How a treaty robbed the Nisqualli Indians of their land. BRA 14289/ RC 09190

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 quarterbreed Bass Patee. RD 06207

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. RC 24442

Van Laan, Nancy. The magic bean tree: a legend from Argentina. A young Quechuan boy sets out on his own to bring the rains back to his parched homeland, and is rewarded by a gift of carob beans that come to be prized across Argentina. Americas award. For grades 2-4. BRW 67

Van Laan, Nancy. Shingebiss: an Ojibwe legend. This Ojibwe (Chippewa) legend tells how Shingebiss, a clever, resourceful duck, meets the challenges of Kabibona'kan, Winter Maker. PRINT/BRAILLE. For grades 2-4. BR 11025

Ventura, Piero. 1492: the year of the New World. Account of the effects of Columbus's voyage for grades 4-7. RC 37981

Verwyst, Chrysostom. Life and Labors of Rt. Rev. Frederic Baraga, first bishop of Marquette, Mich., to which are added short sketches of the lives and labors of other Indian missionaries of the Northwest. Biography of Frederic Baraga, 1797-1868, Roman Catholic missionary to the Ojibwa people. RCW 489

Verwyst, Chrysostom. Reminiscences Of A Pioneer Missionary. Memoir of a Franciscan priest who worked among the Chippewa in St. Croix County during the second half of the 19th century. RCW 343

Villas Bôas, Orlando. Xingu; the Indians, their myths. An account of the environment, character, history, and myths of the 15 tribes of Upper Xingu, Brazil. RD 07276

Viola, Herman J. After Columbus: the Smithsonian chronicle of the North American Indians. Retells Native American history during the 500 years since Columbus. RC 33529

Viola, Herman J. Ben Nighthorse Campbell, an American warrior. Biography of the Cheyenne U.S. Senator from Colorado. RC 37985

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. RC 48706

Viola, Herman J. Little Big Horn remembered: the untold story of Custer's last stand. The curator emeritus of the Smithsonian Institution presents accounts from descendants of Native Americans who fought on both sides of the battle. Crow and Arikara individuals explain why their ancestors joined Custer and scouted for his army, and Lakota and Cheyenne descendants defend their forefathers' stance against the scouts and white soldiers. BR 12759

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. RC 43931

Vizenor, Gerald R. Dead voices: natural agonies in the New World. Fantastical novel about a Native American tribal game. RC 38648

Vizenor, Gerald R. Earthdivers: tribal narratives on mixed descent. Stories and essays about contemporary Native American life. RC 35318

Vizenor, Gerald R. Interior landscapes: autobiographical myths and metaphors. Vizenor explores his heritage in the Crane Clan of the Chippewa and his Midwestern upbringing. RC 33818

Vizenor, Gerald R. The people named the Chippewa: narrative histories. Oral histories of the last century of the Chippewa or Anishinaabeg people of Wisconsin. RC 35286

Vizenor, Gerald R. Touchwood : a collection of Ojibway prose. 19th- and 20th-century Ojibwa prose. RCW 5804

Vizenor, Gerald R. Wordarrows: Indians and whites in the new fur trade. 17 narratives of Native American experiences in the 1960s and 1970s. RC 35023

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. RC 36342

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. RC 55007

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. RC 37080

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. RC 42993

Waboose, Jan B. Morning On The Lake. An Ojibway grandfather shows his grandson his place in nature. Print-Braille for grades 2-4. BRW 39

Waldo, Anna Lee. Sacajawea. Tale of Sacajawea, the young Shoshoni woman who accompanied the Lewis and Clark expedition to the Pacific in 1804. RC 53051

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 6-9. RC 44266

Walters, Anna Lee. Talking Indian: reflections on survival and writing. Native American writer explores her Pawnee/Osage heritage. RC 36728

Wangerin, Walter. The crying for a vision. A Lakota youth must sacrifice his life for his people. RC 45301

Warren, Scott S. Desert dwellers: native people of the American Southwest. Covers Pueblo, Navajo, Pima, Pai, Hopi and Apache cultures for grades 4-7. RC 45960

Washburn, Wilcomb E. The Indian in America. Examines Native American social structures, conduct, and beliefs. RC 13245

Watson, Larry. Montana 1948: a novel. The events of that small-town summer forever alter David Hayden's view of his family: his self-effecting father, a sheriff who never wears his badge; his clearsighted mother; his uncle, a charming war hero and respected doctor; and the Hayden's lively, statuesque Sioux housekeeper, Marie Little Soldier, whose revelations are at the heart of the story. RC 37940

Weatherford, Jack 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. RC 31100

Weatherford, Jack M. Native roots: how the Indians enriched America. How Native Americans shaped modern America. RC 37165

Weaver, Will. Red earth, white earth. Sprawling novel of white vs. Indian in present-day Minnesota. RC 25264

Welch, James. The death of Jim Loney. Tragic story of an alienated Montana half-breed. BR 04382/ RC 15012

Welch, James. Fools crow: a novel. A novel of Native American life in 1870 Montana. RC 25273

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. RC 53056

Welch, James. The Indian lawyer. Blackfoot attorney Sylvester Yellow Calf faces moral dilemmas as he enters political life. RC 33536

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. RC 41407

Welch, James. Riding the Earthboy 40: poems. Poems describe reservation life and the beauty/cruelty of nature. RC 33989

Welch, James. Winter in the blood. Modern Blackfoot is caught in a lonely cycle of Montana ranch work and periodic town binges. RC 13365

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. RC 45458

West, Elliott. The Contested Plains: Indians, Goldseekers, and the Rush to Colorado. Synthesizes the history of native peoples on the Plains with an emphasis on the nomadic lifestyle that developed with the arrival of horses--a way of life adversely affected by both military campaigns launched by the United States and the arrival of large numbers of gold-seekers bent on exploiting natural resources. RCW 507

West, Jessamyn. The massacre at Fall Creek. Dramatic historical novel based on an 1824 frontier incident in which five white men, in an explosive move, brutally murder nine peaceful Indians--men, women, and children. RD 08355

Westlake, Donald E. Bad News. Little Feather Redcorn and her accomplices switch bodies from graveyards to prove that she's the last member of her tribe and is entitled to millions from a gambling casino in this comic caper novel. RC 53434

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. Kit 61

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. BRW 41

Wheeler, Mary Jo. First came the Indians. Descriptions of the lives of Creek, Iroquois, Chippewa, Sioux, Makah, and Hopi Indians before Columbus. Grades 2-4. RC 21622

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. RC 56412

White, Richard. The Middle Ground: Indians, Empire, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815. "The middle ground" was both a geographic area and an amorphous concept where conflicting European and Indian cultures were forced to co-exist through constant adaptation and compromise. RCW 506

Whiteman, Roberta H. Star quilt: poems. Poems by Wisconsin Oneida Roberta Hill Whiteman. RCW 5288

Wickett, Murray R. Contested territory: whites, Native Americans, and African Americans in Oklahoma, 1865-1907. Examines race relations in the Oklahoma Territory during the period between the conclusion of the Civil War and the granting of Oklahoma statehood. RCW 505

Wilson, Charles M. Geronimo. Biography of the Apache chief for grades 4-7. BR 03092

Wilson, Darryl B. The morning the sun went down. Autobiography of an Atsugewi Indian. BR 12233

Wilson, James. The earth shall weep: a history of Native America. A thorough, complete coverage of European interaction with native North America, from the first settlements to Wounded Knee. RCW 225

Wissler, Clark. Indians of the United States. Account of the Indian civilizations in frontier America. BR 00506

Woiwode, Larry. Indian affairs: a novel. Novel of a contemporary Native American and his wife coping with their baby's death. RC 36155

Wolfson, Evelyn. Growing up Indian. Long-ago life of Native Americans for grades 3-6. RC 28197

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. RC 45970

Wood, Nancy C. Thunderwoman: a mythic novel of the Pueblos. Follows a Pueblo family from prehistory through the A-bomb. RC 50604

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. RC 52394

Worcester, Donald E. The Apaches: Eagles of the Southwest. History of the Apaches from the Spanish Conquest to date. RC 15926

Wright, Ronald. Stolen continents: the Americas through Indian eyes since 1492. History of the Aztecs, Maya, Incas, Cherokee and Iroquois. RC 37762

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. RC 41000

Yagoda, Ben. Will Rogers: a biography. Biography of the Cherokee humorist. RC 38104

Yamane, Linda. Weaving a California tradition: a Native American basketmaker. Introduces 11-year-old Carly Tex and her family of Western Mono Indians who share a tradition of basketweaving. Grades 3-6. RC 52667

Yates, Diana. Chief Joseph: thunder rolling down from the mountains. Biography of the Nez Perce chief for grades 6-9. RC 36972

Yolen, Jane. Sky Dogs. How the Blackfoot Indians first encountered horses. Grades 3-6. RC 34865

Young Bear, Ray A. Black Eagle Child: the Facepaint narratives. Autobiography of a Native American poet. RC 36716

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. RC 45315

Yue, Charlotte. The Pueblo. History of the Pueblo from pre-Columbian times. Grades 4-7. RC 28330

Yue, Charlotte. The Tipi. The place of the tipi in the lives of the Plains Indians. Grades 4-7. RC 22897

Yue, Charlotte. The wigwam and the longhouse. Describes the people who inhabited the eastern woodlands area before Europeans came. Grades 4-7. RC 51517

Zimmerman, Larry J. Native North America. Overview of American tribal history and culture. BR 13646

Zinn, Howard. A people's history of the United States: 1492- present. History by the exploitees and the disenfranchised. BR 06356

Zitkala-Sa. American Indian stories. Essays by a Sioux portray life on the Yankton reservation in the 1920s. RC 34542

Zitkala-Sa. Old Indian legends. 14 stories of the Dakota Sioux. BR 08880/ RC 34791