Susan Devan Harness’ gripping memoir Bitterroot won two 2019 High Plains Book Awards in the categories of Creative Nonfiction and Indigenous Writer. The High Plains Book Awards were established to recognize regional literary works which examine and reflect life on the High … Continue reading “Bitterroot” Wins Two High Plains Book Awards
SAVE 50% on over a thousand different titles from our rich and capacious backlist. From Native American History to Latin American Studies, from Military History to African Poetry, from books on the Great Plains to the literature of the American West, there’s … Continue reading Announcing the Fall Sale!
The following is an excerpt from Native Provenance: The Betrayal of Cultural Creativity by Gerald Vizenor (September 2019). From Chapter 4: Natives of the Progressive Era: Luther Standing Bear and Karl May The Progressive Era of the late nineteenth century and the … Continue reading Excerpt: Native Provenance
The following is an excerpt from Xurt’an: The End of the World and Other Myths, Songs, Charms, and Chants by the Northern Lacandones of Naha’ (August 2019) by Suzanne Cook, the latest book in the Native Literatures of the Americas and Indigenous … Continue reading Excerpt: Xurt’an
The following is an excerpt from Life of the Indigenous Mind: Vine Deloria Jr. and the Birth of the Red Power Movement by David Martínez, available now from the New Visions in Native American and Indigenous Studies series. From Chapter … Continue reading Excerpt: Life of the Indigenous Mind
The following book is now available in paperback. Invisible Reality: Storytellers, Storytakers, and the Supernatural World of the Blackfeet By Rosalyn R. La Pier Winner of the 2018 John C. Ewers Book Award and 2018 Donald Fixico Book Award Rosalyn R. LaPier … Continue reading New in Paperback
David R. M. Beck is a professor of Native American studies at the University of Montana. His new book, Unfair Labor?: American Indians and the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago is available now. One problem with American history is the … Continue reading From the Desk of David R.M. Beck: What’s in a Name?
Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in August. Jackson Adams: I’ve been interested in spy fiction since seeing From Russia With … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Beyond the Berlin Wall, the Red Power Movement, and the Supernatural World of the Blackfeet
Robert Aquinas McNally is the author of The Modoc War: A Story of Genocide at the Dawn of America’s Gilded Age (Bison Books, 2017), which won a 2018 Commonwealth Club of California’s gold medal for the year’s best book on … Continue reading California Governor Opens the Door on Native Genocide in the State’s Closet and Apologizes
Books Finding a New Midwestern History Jon K. Lauck Review by the Russell Kirk Center: “…the chapters cover a wealth of topics. Many of the authors take a fairly conventional approach to the region—there are the customary chapters, for example, … Continue reading News and Reviews