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 A Pictographic History of the Oglala Sioux, 50th Anniversary Edition (Nebraska, 2017). About the Book: Originally published in 1967, … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to A Pictographic History of the Oglala Sioux!
The following is an excerpt from When Dream Bear Sings: Native Literatures of the Southern Plains (Nebraska, 2018) edited by Gus Palmer Jr. From the Introduction This book comprises Native literatures from storytellers of the Great Southern Plains. Many of the … Continue reading EXCERPT: When Dream Bear Sings
Denise I. Bossy has fifteen years of experience as a historian studying the early Native South. She is the editor of The Yamasee Indians: From Florida to South Carolina (Nebraska, 2018). American Indian History is Local History I am a local … Continue reading From the Desk of Denise I. Bossy: American Indian History is Local History
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 The Modoc War by Robert Aquinas McNally (Bison Books, 2017). About the Book: On a cold, rainy dawn in … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to The Modoc War
From Ho-Chunk powwows and Chehalis stories to the saga of Chief Joseph and the making of the Cherokee Nation, UNP is the proud publisher of one of the most distinguished lists in Native American and Indigenous Studies around. Spanning deft … Continue reading Native American and Indigenous Studies Sale
The following is an excerpt from Indians in the United States and Canada: A Comparative History, Second Edition (Nebraska, 2018) by Roger L. Nichols. This book is 30% off for a limited time. Enter 6NUC in the promotion code field of your … Continue reading Excerpt: Indians in the United States and Canada
Joe Green is a retired high school English teacher from Minden, Nebraska. He annotated the new Bison Classic edition of A Cycle of the West by John G. Neihardt (August 2018). The Capacity for Courage When I retired from high school … Continue reading From the Desk of Joe Green: The Capacity for Courage
David C. Posthumus, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of anthropology and Native American studies at the University of South Dakota and is the author of All My Relatives: Exploring Lakota Ontology, Belief, and Ritual (July 2018). We Are All Related Mitákuye oyás’į is … Continue reading From the Desk of David Posthumus: We Are All Related
Awards Unpopular Sovereignty: Mormons and the Federal Management of Early Utah Territory Brent Rogers Winner of the Mormon History Association’s 2018 Best First Book Award Paradise Destroyed: Catastrophe and Citizenship in the French Caribbean Christopher M. Church Winner of … Continue reading News and Reviews
The Commonwealth Club announces the winners of the 87th annual California Book Awards! Since 1931, the California Book Awards have honored the exceptional literary merit of California writers and publishers. Each year a select jury considers hundreds of books from … Continue reading Congratulations to Robert A. McNally!