Warriors in Uniform: The Legacy of American Indian Heroism
Native Americans have willingly served in the U.S. military during each of this country’s wars, and their current numbers in the armed forces exceed the percentage of any other ethnic group. Their stories encompass heroism and tragedy, humor and stoicism, loyalty and conflict—all part of the riveting experience of Warriors in Uniform. This illustrated history […]
Little Bighorn Remembered: The Untold Indian Story of Custer’s Last Stand
On the morning of June 25, 1876, soldiers of the elite U.S. Seventh Cavalry led by Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer attacked a large Indian encampment on the banks of the Little Bighorn River. By day’s end, Custer and more than two hundred of his men lay dead. It was a shocking defeat–or magnificent victory, […]
A collection of never-before-published, nineteenth-century art by two young Native American warriors imprisoned by the Army in 1875, along with seventy others, contains more than fifty full-color pen-and-ink drawings.
North American Indians
Illustrated in full color, with full-color & black-and-white photographs and maps. Each chapter of this striking survey of Native American life begins in a uniquely appropriate way: with a dramatic, double-page painting showing the dwelling of a particular tribe. From a Zuni adobe pueblo to an Iroquois communal long house, paintings introduce the reader to […]
Ben Nighthorse Campbell: An American Warrior
From Publishers Weekly Campbell overcame a childhood ravaged by the illnesses of a tubercular mother and an alcoholic father to become a Colorado Democratic state legislator, a representative in congress and, in 1992, a U.S. Senator. He first came to wide attention as a member of the four-man 1964 Olympic judo team. The 1960s also […]
After Columbus: The Smithsonian Chronicle of the North American Indians
Spans more than 500 years of Native American history, tradition, and cultural exchange, and discusses the impact of European exploration and colonization on Indian culture and society.