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By Marjory Gordon. 2001
Amy goes on an archaeological dig with her adoptive father on the Thelon River in the Northwest Territories. A teenager… of mixed ancestry with a white adoptive father, Amy knows nothing about the customs of her tribe and the skills she needs for survival. With help from her grandmother, she discovers what life would have been like for her among the Dene people who lived there 1600 years ago. Some descriptions of violence. For senior high readers. 2001.
By James Houston. 1983
In 1803, a trading ship was captured by an Indian band on the pacific coast. This story is based on… those events, Houston tells the story from the Indians' point of view. Junior High. 1983.
By Joseph Bruchac. 1997
By Richard S Wheeler. 1998
Mountaineer trapper Barnaby Skye and his Crow wife, Victoria (Many Quill Woman), have problems in their four-year-old marriage. When they… move back with her people, Skye is put at a disadvantage as she begins to compare him with Crow warriors, especially the intrepid Antelope. 1998. (Skye's West)
By Jan Hudson. 1990
When a horse is captured from the Snakes and brought to the Blackfoot tribe, Kit Fox knows that she is… meant to ride it. The horse is sent to a camp where women are not allowed, but when an attack sends the men into battle, Kit Fox is left to master the beast. For junior and senior high readers. 1990.
By Karl H Schlesier. 2009
Idaho, 1877. Eighteen-year-old John Seton, whose father was white, lives among his late mother’s people, the Nez Perce's. When non… treaty bands are pressured by the U.S. government to move onto a reservation, they flee north. On the journey, Seton struggles to safeguard the horses, elude soldiers - and survive. 2009.
By Leslie Marmon Silko. 2008
Tormented by shell shock and haunted by memories of his cousin who died in the war, Tayo, a mixed-blood Laguna… Pueblo and veteran of World War II, struggles on his impoverished reservation. After turning to alcohol to ease his pain, he strives for a better understanding of who he is. 2008.
By Donald McCaig. 2008
Black, white, and Native Americans rebuild their lives after the Civil War. Confederate major Duncan Gatewood battles Yankee carpetbaggers on… his Virginia plantation. Ex-slave and former soldier Edward Ratcliff and his Santee wife find acceptance among the Lakota people. 2008.
By Cormac McCarthy. 2007
1850s. A teenager known only as the Kid runs away from his alcoholic father in Tennessee. The Kid journeys west… to the Texas-Mexico borderlands, where he encounters a ruthless paramilitary gang sent by the government to scalp Indians. 2007.
By Joseph Bruchac. 2006
After being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay and other… Navajo men are recruited by the Marines to become Code Talkers, sending messages during World War II in their native tongue. Junior High. 2006.
By Will Hobbs. 1996
While accompanying an elderly rancher on a trip into the San Juan Mountains, Cloyd, a Ute Indian boy, tries to… help two orphaned grizzly cubs survive the winter and, at the same time, completes his spirit mission. Sequel to "Bearstone." Junior High. 1996.
By Robert N Munsch, Jay Odjick. 2017
One day Helen wakes up and it's SPRING! The snow has melted and the sun is shining. But Helen knows… that the blackflies will be coming out soon. So she does what any smart kid would do: she sends her little sister outdoors to check! When the blackflies and mosquitoes carry her away, Helen tells her dad, who rushes outside and is carried away himself. Now Helen needs to rescue BOTH of them, along with a wolf and a very clever bear. Grades K-3. 2017.
By Alden R Carter. 1999
Living in the logging area of northern Wisconsin during the early 1900s, thirteen-year-old Jeremy helps his uncle carve a statue… of a Chippewa maiden as a tribute to the vanishing culture of her people. Grades 5-8. c1999.
By Thomas H Smith. 1986
Set in the 1790's. When Davey travels with his father on a surveying expedition along the west coast of North… America, he befriends a seal pup. After he is captured by Indians, he is declared to be a "spirit child" because he can "talk" to the pup. For junior and senior high readers. 1986.
By James W Bennett. 1994
Floyd Rayfield, fifteen, who has lived in foster homes most of his life, believes his destiny is to become a… Dakota warrior. No longer able to tolerate his situation, he heads for the Pine Ridge reservation to undergo a vision quest and find a place he really belongs. Some strong language. For junior high readers. 1994.
By Rick Steber. 2004
Pokey Pitsua is dismayed that the Klamath nation is accepting the U.S. government's paltry cash settlement for their million-acre timber-rich… reservation. And sure enough, the chief buys a Cadillac with his share of the money. Some descriptions of violence, strong language. Spur Award. 2005.
By Jordan Wheeler. 1989
A collection of three novellas that deal with the struggles of brotherhood and of the Métis. "Exposure" describes the sexual… abuse sustained by children at mandatory, Catholic-run boarding schools, "Red Waves" is a story of Native brothers who find themselves on different sides of the law, and "Hearse in Snow" highlights how alcohol has torn families apart. For senior high and older readers. Strong language, descriptions of violence and some descriptions of sex. c1989.
By Martha Brooks. 1997
When her father wills her a cabin on land in rural Manitoba, Alexandra meets a young man who shares her… Indian heritage and her experience of being haunted by spirits. Grades 5-8. 1997.
By Judd Cole. 1999
Touch the Sky had vowed to protect his tribe, and only he could defend them from the warriors that threatened… to take over the camp. But when his people needed him most, the mighty shaman was forced by Cheyenne law to leave them to avenge a crime that defied belief - the slaughter of their beloved peace chief, Gray Thunder. 1999. (Cheyenne ; 19)
By Judd Cole. 1994
Set on the perilous frontier before the Civil War, Cheyenne is the exciting adventure series featuring young Touch the Sky,… as he fights to find his own place within his Indian heritage and the white world in which he was raised. Here, he struggles to stop the white hunters from wiping out the buffalo. 1994. (Cheyenne Series ; 10)