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  • A brief, interpretive look at the Indian Wars

    Michael Blake’s new nonfiction book, Indian Yell, fails to live up to its ambitious subtitle, “The Heart of an American Insurgency,” with its quick tour of 12 battles between the U.S. Cavalry and American Indians.

  • Tribal religion trumps eagle protection

    A recent court ruling on the ceremonial killing of eagles by American Indians collides with the Endangered Species Act, possibly sending the issue to the Supreme Court

  • Radio: Spice for the ears

    Hearing Voices, a collective of independent radio producers, is working to add spice to public broadcasting

  • Preserving native language is more than just words

    The writer explains why the Yavapai tribes try so hard to keep their 10,000-year-old language alive

  • Vine Deloria Jr.: Writer, scholar and inspired trickster

    Vine Deloria Jr., author of Custer Died for Your Sins, is remembered as a witty, impassioned and iconoclastic writer, historian, and teacher, who fought for Indian peoples and their right to self-determination

  • Alvin Josephy: A gentle, graceful advocate for sovereignty

    Writer and historian Alvin Josephy is remembered as a good friend to Indian people, especially the Nez Perce Tribe

  • Buffalo Calf Road Woman

    In Buffalo Calf Road Woman, Rosemary and Joseph Agonito give a fictionalized account of the only woman warrior to fight at the Battle of the Little Bighorn

  • The native gardens of California

    Ethnobotanist Kat Anderson’s new book, Tending the Wild, examines the way California’s native peoples used – and shaped – the landscape’s natural resources before Europeans invasion

  • Sacred claims

    American Indian tribes face an uphill battle in their effort to protect sacred sites on federal land in the West

  • Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming

    Recovering the Sacred, by environmental and Indian rights activist Winona LaDuke, examines the struggle of American Indians to reclaim their sacred sites and beliefs

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