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Indian Nations of Wisconsin by
Publication Date: 2013-06-30
From origin stories to contemporary struggles over treaty rights and sovereignty issues, Indian Nations of Wisconsin explores Wisconsin's rich Native tradition. This unique volume--based on the historical perspectives of the state's Native peoples--includes compact tribal histories of the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, Oneida, Menominee, Mohican, Ho-Chunk, and Brothertown Indians. Author Patty Loew focuses on oral tradition--stories, songs, the recorded words of Indian treaty negotiators, and interviews--along with other untapped Native sources, such as tribal newspapers, to present a distinctly different view of history.
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Native People of Wisconsin by
Publication Date: 2003-09-12
Native People of Wisconsin, the fifth text in the New Badger History series for upper elementary and middle school students, focuses on the Indian Nations in the state: the Menominee, Ho-Chunk, Ojibwe, Oneida, Mohican Nation, Stockbridge-Munsee Band, and the Brothertown Indians. Patty Loew has followed the same structure she used in Indian Nations of Wisconsin, her book for general audiences, in which she provided chapters on Early History and European Arrivals, then devoted the remaining chapters to each of the Indian Nations in Wisconsin today.
Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians but Were Afraid to Ask by
Publication Date: 2012-05-01
Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians But Were Afraid to Ask cuts through the emotion and builds a foundation for true understanding and positive action.
Publication Date: 2010-06-01
The first graphic anthology of Native American trickster tales, Trickster brings together Native American folklore and the world of comics. In Trickster more than twenty Native American tales are cleverly adapted into comic form. Each story is written by a different Native American storyteller who worked closely with a selected illustrator, a combination that gives each tale a unique and powerful voice and look. Ranging from serious and dramatic to funny and sometimes downright fiendish, these tales bring tricksters back into popular culture in a very vivid form.
Katelyn Martens created this guide. She is a Masters Candidate in the School of Library and Information Studies, working to become a library media specialist. Her knowledge in this area has come from her work with the Tribal Libraries, Archives, and Museums student group at the University of Wisconsin - Madison as well as personal experience with several of the nations in Wisconsin.
Please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or comments.