Cultural

Cultural 1 – African American 2 – Native American
Updated: 11/25/2021    
     
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African American Perry, Bruce Malcolm    
Tells the story of a man who started with less than nothing and became perhaps the greatest American orator of the mid 20th century. Traces the whole life of this heroic figure, from his birth in Omaha, Nebraska, his youthful struggles with deprivation,
African American Whitehead, Colson Underground Railroad, The    
Cora is a slave on a cotton platation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood—where even greater pain awaits. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Matters do not go as planned—Cora kills a young white boy who tries to capture her. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted…
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Native American Becker, Cynthia & P. David Smith Chipeta – Queen of the Utes    
Chipeta became famous as Ute Chief Ouray’s wife — a trusted confidant and a beautiful, faithful companion. Later she blossomed in her own right and whites and Utes alike sought her opinion. Although the title was first used as a derogatory remark, Chipeta was eventually regarded like a queen by both the whites and the Utes. She was even talked about by the elite and the press of Washington, D.C. Chipeta outlived Ouray by almost half a century. During part of this time she was ignored, forgotten, and cheated by the whites, although immediately after Ouray’s death she was courted by manu suitors and men wrote poetry about her.
Native American Brown, Dee Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee    
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is Dee Brown’s eloquent, meticulously documented account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the nineteenth century. A national bestseller in hardcover for more than a year after its initial publication, it has sold almost four million copies and has been translated into seventeen languages. Using council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions, Brown allows great chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Ute, Sioux, Cheyenne, and other tribes to tell us in their own words of the battles, massacres, and broken treaties that finally left them demoralized and defeated.
Native American Cajete, Gregory Native Science    
The author initiates the reader into a timeless tradition of understanding experiencing, and feeling the natural world. He explores and documents the Indigenous views of reality, delving into art, myth. ceremony, and symbol, as well as th practice of Native science in the physical sphere. He examines the multiple levels of meaning that inform Native astronmy, cosmology, psychology, agriculture, and the healing arts.
Native American Cochise, Ciye First Hundred Years of Nino Cochise    
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Native American Decker, Peter R. The Utes Must Go!    
Tracing three centuries of Ute Indian history, The Utes Must Go chronicles the policies and incidents that led to the incoluntary removal of the Ute Indians from Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Historian Peter Decker unveils new critical information on figures such as Colorado Governor Fredrick Pitkin, General William T. Sherman, Interior Secretary Carl Schurz, famed newspaperman Horace Greeley, and Indian Agent Nathan Meeker whose relentless mission to turn Indian hunters into farmers led to the tragedy at Milk Creek in 1879. Decker’s research brings to light the complete drama of a proud Indian people swept away by the nineteenth-century pioneer settlement, racism, and greed.
Native American Edmonds, Margot Voices of the Winds    
This wonderfully colorful and appealing anthology gathers more than 130 Native American legends, many told to the authors by elder storytellers and tribal historians. Organized by region, the legends are drawn from many tribes and are intorduced by an in
Native American Greene, Jerome A. Lakota and Cheyenne    
This volume presents personal recollections of America’s largest Indian war from the point of view of the Lakotas and Northern Cheyennes. Separate introductions by Jerome A. Greene place the Indians’ accounts in the context of the war and enable readers…
Native American Hoebel, E. Adamson Cheyennes, The: Indians of the Great Plains    
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Native American Lake, Medicine Grizzlybear Native Healer    
Many claim to be healers and spiritual teachers: the author is both. Here he explains how a person is called to be a medicine man or woman and the trials and tests of a candidate. Lake gives an exciting glimpse into the world of Native American teachers,
Native American Mehl-Madrona, Lewis Coyote Healing: Miracles in Native Medicine    
Native American healers expect miracles and prepare in all ways possible for them to occur. In modern medicine, miraculous recoveries are discarded from studies as anomalous cases that will taint the otherwise orderly results. Etc.
Native American Neihardt, John G. Black Elk Speaks    
Originally published in 1932, Black Elk Speaks is venerated by many who have become alarmed at the declining spritual and material quality of life in the age of computers and Star Wars. While the electronic media purvey fragmented images of tragic…
Native American Pettit, Jean Utes – The Mountain People    
Moving with the seasons, the Utes covered vast areas of Colorado, and surrounding states, Summer would find the tribes in the hifh country of the Rockies. In the fall, attention turned to gathering food and supplies and preparing for the harsh season ahead. Winters were spent in the semi-arid country of northern New Mexico and Utah, trading with neighbors. Spring time would find the various groups heading back to the high country of the Rockies. The traditional Ute food gathering and hunting lifestyle brought the Utes into inevitable, tragic, and absolute conflict with incoming settlers, soldiers, and miners,
Native American Rain, Mary Summer Phoenix Rising    
Mary Summer Rain’s relationship with the old and wise Indian shaman No-Eyes, introduced in Spirit Song, continues, as she reveals to Mary her compelling visions of the future. From the setting in the simple mountain cabin, No-Eyes takes her on a…
Native American Rain, Mary Summer Earthway    
A new decade is upon us, the last of this century. Our minds, and hearts have at long last returned to the earth: its environment and our own healthful survival as we walk and breathe upon it. The precious knowledge of the Native Americans has long been mistaken as magic or myth. But the truth of the native way is simple and strong. This is a chance to change our relationship with ourselves and our earth, to embrace a less complicated, more satisfying way to live.
Native American Rockwell, Wilson Utes, The – A Forgotten People    
When prosecutors arived in present day Colorado in 1858, it was the Utes with whom they had to contend. They had inhabited this part of the Rocky Mountains for centuries. Wilson Rockwell’s The Utes:  A Forgotten People is the first overall history of the Ute tribe. It has been used as the primary source of research for every book on the Utes since. It includes many photographs and most of the major Ute treaties as well as many useful footnotes.
Native American Sanders, William Are We Having Fun Yet?    
This collection of 9 American Indian tales represents some of the very best of Sanders’ work, including his groundbreaking story, The Undiscovered, in which William Shakespeare comes to the new world and ends up living among the Native Americans.
Native American Sandoz, Mari Cheyenne Autumn    
In the autumn of 1878 a band of Cheyenne Indians set out from Indian Territory, where they had been sent by the U.S. government, to return to their homeland in the Yellowstone country. This [is the] saga of their heart-breaking 1,500 mile flight…
Native American Shipley, William Maidu Indian Myths and Stories of Hanc’ibyjim    
These ancient tales are specific to a people and a place, the Maidu Indians of northeastern California, and to a particular person as well. Hanc’ibyjim, who lived at the turn of the century, was the last in a long line of masterful storytellers. Etc.
Native American Smith, P. David Ouray, Chief of the Utes    
Many Western history enthusiasts beliece that Ourey was the greatest of all Indian chiefs. Unlike his contemporaries, he is remembered for his negotiation and peacekeeping  skills rather than for any historic deed on the battlefield Most who knew Ouray considered him to be a very extraordinary Indian—a man of keen perceptions and a talented diplomat.
Native American Tebbel, John American Indian Wars, The    
Before the white man came, the vast region that is now the United States was inhabited by one million Indians, organized into six hundred distinct societies and scattered from the desolate ice wasters of the Far North to the hot swamps of the South; Etc.
Native American Waters, Frank Book of the Hopi    
In this book, some thirty elders of the ancient Hopi tribe of Northern Arizona freely reveal for the first time in written form the Hopi world view of life. The Hopis have kept his view a secret for countless generations, Etc.
Native American Watson, Don Indians of the Mesa Verde    
Under the arching roof of a tremendous cave stands a silent, empty city. For almost seven centuries it has stood there looking out across the canyon toward the setting sun. Proudly, almost haughtily, it has resisted the heavy tread, Etc.
Native American Wax, Murray L. Indian Americans: Unity and Diversity    
This book offers an orientation to the contemporary situations and problems of American Indian peoples. It also attempts to provide the reader with a guide to the kinds of information which are available about Indians. Etc.
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Urban Books Dickey, Eric Jerome Cheaters    
Stephan loves ’em and leaves ’em, just like his daddy. Chante thinks she’s found der dream man, until his wife and kids come banging on her door. Jake is a player, left with bad dreams he just can’t shake. Darnell is true to his wife, but the temptation’s getting tougher every day. Tammy is caught between the man she loves and the woman he’s promised to.
Urban Books Dickey, Eric Jerome Friends and Lovers    
When Debra meets Leonard, she has just gotten off the sex-before-marriage merry-go-round. Leonard, a successful comedian, isn’t laughing when he confronts that crucial moment in every man’s life when he has to decide whether he’s ready for the love of a good woman. Debra’s best girlfriend, Shelby, a flight attendant, keeps getting her ticket punched by brothers who don’t have a clue when it comes to women.
Urban Books Dickey, Eric Jerome Liar’s Game    
Dana Ann Smith has ditched New York City, and a relationship gone bad, for Los Angeles, looking for a new man, a new career, and stability. She thinks she’s found it in Vincent Calvary Browne Jr., a handsome, hardworking aerospace tech. They’ve offered just enough of themselves to make it the perfect romance. And they’ve withheld just enough to ruin it
Urban Books Fifty Cent 50th Law, The    
The ultimate hustle is to move freely between the street and corporate worlds, to find your flow and never stay in the same position.
Urban Books Woods, Terry Deadly Reigns I Deadly Reigns 01
Damian Reigns, a Harvard educted business man with GQ looks runs the Reigns Family Enterprise worth billions of dollars. His brother Dante Reigns, a Princeton graduate with a degree in psychology is a lethal weapon and ruthlessly protects the family business at any expense. Their sister Princess Reigns, is calculating, manipulative and just as deadly as her brothers, proving to be their enemy along with the commission and FBI.
Urban Books Woods, Terry Deadly Reigns II Deadly Reigns 02
Damian, Dante, and Princess reigns, America’s most notorious violent crime family is back. Except this time thy’re not at war with each other. They’re at war with an enemy they can’t see, an enemy who has more political power than they and id backed by an even more powerful secret entity.
Urban Books Woods, Terry Deadly Reigns III Deadly Reigns 03
In this final trilogy, the old ones will seek revenge for the death of Don Marcellino Pancrazio and will wage a war against the Reigns family empire that will threaten the lives of everyone.