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Focus on Native Americans  No. 05-04


                                        
Date:  Winter 2006                                          
       
       
       
Native American titles in process
       
In fiscal year 2005, NLS added twenty-nine titles to its Native American
collection. These books, most of which are still in process, include
 folklore, history, mythology, fiction, and works by Native American
authors. All books will be available in the formats noted and will be
announced in __Braille Book Review or Talking Book Topics.__ The
titles in braille will also be available to registered users through Web-
Braille. A book number is given if it has been assigned. 
       
__Juvenile books__
 Bania, Michael. Kumak's Fish: A Tall Tale from the Far North. 
 RC 60886.
       
Bruchac, Joseph. Code Talker: A Novel about the Navajo Marines of
World War Two.   RC 60312.
The Dark Pond.  BR 16147.
Whisper in the Dark.  RC in process.
      
Endredy, James. The Journey of Tunuri and the Blue Deer: A Huichol
Indian Story.  BR 16026 (print-braille).

Erdrich, Louise. The Game of Silence.  RC in process.

Keoke, Emory Dean. Buildings, Clothing, and Art: American Indian
Contributions to the World.  BR in process.
Food, Farming, and Hunting: American Indian Contributions to
the World.  BR in process.
Medicine and Health: American Indian Contributions to the
World.  BR in process.
Science and Technology: American Indian Contributions to the
World.  BR in process.
 Trade, Transportation, and Warfare: American Indian
Contributions to the World.  BR in process.

Porter, Pamela. Sky.  RC 60343

Secakuku, Susan. Meet Mindy: A Native Girl from the Southwest.
RC 69719.

Taylor, C.J. Peace Walker: The Legend of Hiawatha and Tekanawita
RC 60246.

Trottier, Maxine. Sister to the Wolf.  RC 60448.
       
__Adult books___
Divina, Fernando, and Marlene Divina. Foods of the Americas: Native
Recipes and Traditions.  RC 59743.

Ellis, Clyde.  A Dancing People: Powwow Culture on the Southern
Plains.  RC 60381.

Erdrich, Louise. Four Souls.  RC 59355.

Hatch, Thom. Black Kettle: The Cheyenne Chief Who Sought Peace but
Found War.  RC in process.

Mann, Charles C. 1491: New Revelations of the Americas before
Columbus.  RC in process.

McWhorter, Lucullus Virgil. Yellow Wolf: His Own Story.  RC 59531.

Moulton, Candy. American Heroes: Chief Joseph:
Guardian of the
People.  BR in process.

Mulcahy, Joanne B. Birth and Rebirth on an Alaskan Island: The Life of
an Alutiiq Healer.  RC 59843.

Nichols, Roger L. American Indians in U.S. History.   BR 15602 and
RC 59068.

Porter, Donald Clayton. White Indian:  White Indian Series, Book 1.
RC 60134.

Sandoz, Mari. Crazy Horse: The Strange Man of the Oglalas; A
Biography.  BR in process.


Steber, Rick. Buy the Chief a Cadillac.  RC in process.

Trachtenberg, Alan. Shades of Hiawatha: Staging Indians, Making 
Americans, 1880 1930.  RC 59872.

Wilkinson, Charles F. Blood Struggle: The Rise of Modern Indian
Nations.  RC 60349.