From the Teacher Bibliography see the anthologies edited by Allen, Bruchac, Dodge, Katz, Lourie, Niatum and Rosen.
Bernstein, Bonnie and Blair, Leigh.
Native American Crafts Workshop
. Carthage, IL: Fearon Teacher Aids, 1982.
More than just crafts are presented in this handsomely-designed book which gives, in addition, the history and detailed description of how various articles were used. Illustrated with bibliography.
The Education of Little Tree
. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, c 1976.
Carter remembers his Cherokee boyhood and growing up with his grandparents in a tale not to be missed by students or teachers.
“Cobblestone: The Magazine for Young People.” Vol. 11, Number 9, September 1990. Joseph, a Chief of the Nez Perce.
Chief Joseph’s story, in his words, and the story of his people’s flight for freedom are featured in this issue which also includes how to make a beadwork medallion.
“Cobblestone: The Magazine for Young People.” Vol. 10, Number 7, July 1989. Dine: The People of the Navajo Nation.
Students can learn Navajo code, or how to build a hogan, weave a rug, or make a Navajo taco in this issue that includes stories, a myth and more in this issue.
Ney, Marian Wallace.
Indian America: A Geography of North American
. Cherokee, NC.: Cherokee Publications, 1977.
Bold, easy-reading text accompanies each brightly illustrated map on the facing page to give a clear picture of the location of various tribes and Indian confederacies.
Oliver, Louis Littlecoon.
Chasers of the Sun; Creek Indian Thoughts
. Greenfield Center, NY.: Greenfield Review Press, 1990.
Poems, legends, and autobiographical sketches by the Muskogee/Creek author pass on the Indian traditions in a delightful collection and excellent primary source.
The Flight of the Nez Perce
. Billings, MT: Falcon Press, 1988.
Although a brief thirty-two pages, this booklet is a useful introduction to Nez Perce history, and part of a series of similar histories by Falcon Press. Illustrated.
Wilson, Gilbert L.
Waheenee: An Indian Girl’s Story as Told By Herself to Gilbert L. Wilson
. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, c 1981.
The story of a Hidatsa girl born in 1839, this primary source describes tribal daily life in rich detail. Illustrations, glossary, and notes.
Fitzgerald, Scott. “Thunderdrums.” The Nature Recording Reference Series. Vol. XXII., Friday Harbor, WA.: Nature Recordings, 1989.
Fitzgerald’s music is inspired by Native American and African percussion and combines a variety of sounds from nature.
Nakai, R. Carlos. “Earth Spirit.” Phoenix, AZ: Canyon Records Productions, Inc., 1987.
R. Carlos Nakai is of Navajo-Ute heritage. He is a nationally known composer and performer of the Native American flute. Tape includes traditional Kiowa chant, impressions of Canyon De Chelly and soaring eagle.
——— . “Journeys.” Phoenix, AZ: Canyon Records Productions, 1986.
Side one includes a children’s song, a children’s dance and one song “my cat enjoys.” Side two has seven improvisations.
———. “Sundance Season.” Tuscon, AZ: Celestial Harmonies, 1988.
A recording designed to “bring forth the Native People’s music as it is today.”