A biograhical film about the life of John Trudell, Indigenous activist, parent, musician,etc.Well put together, with never before seen interviews with John Trudell. Running time is 78 minutes.“I am not looking to overthrow the American government.The corporate state already has.”-(John Trudell)(American Indian Studies/History)
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Well-known scholars of Federal Indian Law undertake a comprehensive examination of the relationship between Indigenous nations and the U.S. Constitution that identifies the causes of confusion and inconsistent application that are the Hallmarks of Federal Indian Law and U.S. Indian policy.(Federal Indian Law/Treaties)
A comparative interpretation of the works of Vine Deloria, Jr. (Lakota) and John Joseph Matthews(Osage),two indigenous intellectuals of the twentieth century.“Warrior draws a framework for understanding the contributions of these writers and scholars as part of the struggle for tribal sovereignty, and argues that the contemporary reality of Native people can and should be part of a critical understanding of the past, present and future of Indian America.”(Indigenous Philosophy)
The wisdom of Leon Shenandoah, a spiritual leader of the Six Nations (Iroquois), given in the form of poetry with pictures.Perhaps this is the best way to produce Indigenous oral literature in the somewhat limited form of writing.(American Indian Studies)
A collection of first-hand accounts from the "Sioux Uprising" of 1861 in Minnesota, an event whose repercussions are still being felt today in Minnesota. Provides some background information on events leading to the war and contains accompanying footnotes at the end of each chapter.(Minnesota and Dakota History)
Vine Deloria’s final work. A collection of anecdotes and stories about medicine men and how their insights and powers always have been and will be a part of the human experience. Contains many first-hand accounts and other oral traditions.
(Indigenous Culture and Worldview)
A collection of essential writings by the noted author on topics such as: Native Environmentalism, Native Traditions,Women’s Issues, Politics and the Presidency. Gathered from her many speeches and articles written for magazines such as Sierra, Smithsonian’s American Indian, Earth Island Journal, Indigenous Women and others.
This anthology has quickly become the classic text for all who want to understand the problems confronted by native people in North America. Includes, among other topics, treaty rights and international status, self-governance, U.S. repression, spiritual hucksterism, resource development and uranium contamination on reservations, religious freedom, and the implications of the Columbus Quincentenary celebration.
An interesting book about perception beyond the five senses, called Multisensory perception by the author, and the discipline of Authentic Empowerment, which is to bring the personality into alignment with the Soul. Authentically empowered teachers and students will be much more productive together.
Black Elk's account of the seven sacred rites of the Lakota.They are described in some detail, for those interested in Native American spirituality.
(Lakota History and Culture)