Raymond DeMallie, anthropologist and co-director of the American Indian Studies Research Institute, passed away on April 25, 2021 at the age of 74. He was an anthropologist whose field study was primarily language-centered, as he recorded texts of historical traditions, … Continue reading Remembering Raymond J. DeMallie
Books The Speed Game: My Fast Times in Baseball Praise from The Guy Who Reviews Sports Books: “This is the second memoir by a basketball coach that I read over the long Thanksgiving weekend and it lived up to what … Continue reading News and Reviews
Throughout the month of November we will feature books and authors from our list to celebrate Native American Heritage Month. Denise Low teaches in the School of Graduate Studies at Baker University. She is the author of the memoir The Turtle’s Beating Heart: One … Continue reading From the Desk of Denise Low
Throughout the month of November we will feature books and authors from our list to celebrate Native American Heritage Month. Richard W. Pointer is a professor of history at Westmont College. His books include Pacifist Prophet: Papunhank and the Quest for Peace in … Continue reading From the Desk of Richard W. Pointer: Peace-loving Natives
Liza Black is a citizen of Cherokee Nation and the author of Picturing Indians: Native Americans in Film, 1941-1960 (Nebraska, 2020). She works as an assistant professor of history and Native American and Indigenous studies at Indiana University. Harry Smith, a … Continue reading From the Desk of Liza Black: The Book Warner Bros. Didn’t Want me to Write
Claudia B. Haake is a senior lecturer in history at La Trobe University. She is the author of Modernity through Letter Writing: Cherokee and Seneca Political Representations in Response to Removal, 1830–1857 (Nebraska, 2020) and coeditor (with Richard Bessel) of Removing Peoples: Forced Migration … Continue reading From the Desk of Claudia B. Haake: A Look at Letters, Memoranda, and Petitions by Native Americans
Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a couple upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in May. Anna Weir: I’ve been looking forward to Out of the … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Tracking Technology, Repairing the World, and Other May Books
The following is an excerpt from Walks on the Ground: A Tribal History of the Ponca Nation, a record of Ponca elder Louis V. Headman’s personal study of the Southern Ponca people, spanning seven decades. Afterword History tells us the influx of … Continue reading Excerpt: Walks on the Ground
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Standing Up to Colonial Power: The Lives of Henry Roe and Elizabeth Bender Cloud by Renya K. Ramirez! About … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday Standing Up to Colonial Power!
The following books are now available in paperback this month. April Twilights Before Willa Cather turned primarily to the fiction that made her reputation, she produced striking poems that were collected in April Twilights. It was her literary debut, preceding the … Continue reading New in Paperback!