Through Indian Eyes, by Reader’s Digest, 398 pages, 1995.
A history of the Native North Americans first encounters with continent into regions
Native American Architecture, by Peter Nabokov and Robert Easton, published Oxford University Press, 1989, 420 pages. An excellent visual guide to the dwellings of Native Americans divided into nine regions of the continent.
The Mighty Chieftains, by the editors of Time-Life, 1993, 177 pages. One of eight books in a series devoted to the history and culture of Native Americans. This one concentrates on specific chiefs.
North American Indian Arts, by Andrew Hunter Whiteford, published by Golden Guide Press, 160 pages. A small but densely packed and factual detailing of a wide variety of crafts by Native Americans.
America in 1492, an anthology edited by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr. published by Random House, 1991, 472 pages. Essays by scholars on life in North America before Columbus.
Native Americans: The Sioux, by Richard Erdoes, published by Sterling Publishing Co., 1982, 96 pages. Many photographs accompany this guide filled with pride for the Sioux.
Handbook of North American Indians, Northeast, Vol 15, Gen. Ed. William C. Sturtevant, published by the Smithsonian Institution, 1978, 845 pages. One of 20 volumes detailing every aspect of Indian life. This set was by far the most voluminous I came across in my research.
Southwestern Indian Tribes, by Tom Bahti, published by KC Publications, 72 pages 1968. A short survey of the various tribes from the Southwest. This was a slim by enjoyable read with many photos told for the tourist.
Book of the Hopi, by Frank Waters, published by Ballantine Books, 1978, 420 pages. A definitive guide to the Hopi tribe through the words of many of their elders from the first part of the 20th century.
Beyond Geography, by Frederick Turner, Rutgers University Press, 1983, 320 pages. A hard hitting account of the circumstances through 3,000 years of Judeo-Christian history that led to the decimation of many of the Native American tribes.
Eskimo Masks, Art and Ceremony, by Dorothy Jean Ray, published by McClelland and Stewart, 1967, 245 pages. A well researched
guide to the purpose and meaning of the shamans and their masks in Inuits life.
Indians, an Activity Book, by John Artman, published by Good Apple, Inc., 57 pages. Teacher’s manual covering a wide assortment of disciplines and subject matter with easy to understand lesson plans.
North American Indians, by Andrew Haslam and Alexandra Parsons, published by Scholastic, Inc. 1996, 63 pages. An excellent how to guide for teachers and projects.
How the Plains Indians Lived, by George S. Fichter, published by David McKay Company, Inc. 1980. 120 pages. A book geared to 4-8 graders explaining much about the Plains Indians.
Cloudwalkers, by Joel Monture, published by Fulcrum, 1996, 58 pages. Six contemporary Native American stories for middle school readers.
The Earth under Sky Bear’s Feet , by Joseph Bruchac and Thomas Locker, published by Scholastic, Inc. 1995, 30 pages. Short poems and creation stories from various Native American people for 5-10 years olds.
Thirteen Moons on Turtle’s Back, By the same people who published the previous book, about the thirteen moons and the myths that accompany the moon each month.
Ravita and the Land of Unknown Shadows, by Marietta Abrams, published by Universe, 1997, 35 pages. A children’s book
remake of Plato’s classic narrative of the shadows in the cave as told about a pueblo girl.
How Snowshoe Hare Rescued the Sun, by Emery and Durga Bernhard, published by Holiday House, 1993, 40 pages. An amusing children’s book about the cunning of a hare in the arctic.
The Trees Stand Shining, published by Dial Books, 1993, 35 pages. A
selection of poetry and illustrations from various Native American tribes.
500 Nations, by Time-Warner, 1993. An 8 part series narrated by Kevin Costner detailing the history of European contact with native cultures in North America.
1. Through Indian Eyes, p.333.