The following materials relate to genocide, Native American history, and contemporary issues affecting Native Americans. To learn more about an item or to purchase a book, please click on its title. As an Amazon Associate,, up to 15% of all book purchases made through Amazon.com (by clicking a link below and ordering the book online) will go toward supporting this web site.
Genocide of Native Americans
- Brown, D. A. (2007). Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West (4th Owl Books ed.). New York: Henry Holt & Company.
- Churchill, W. (1998). A Little Matter of Genocide: Holocaust and Denial in the Americas, 1492 to the Present. San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books.
- Churchill, W. (1994). Indians Are Us? Culture and Genocide in Native North America. Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press.
- Drinnon, R. (1997). Facing West: The Metaphysics of Indian-Hating and Empire-Building. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press.
- Jahoda, G. (1995). The Trail of Tears. San Antonio, TX: Wings Press.
- Kakel, P. (2011). The American West and the Nazi East: A Comparative and Interpretive Perspective. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Mann, B. A. (2008). George Washington's War on Native America. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.
- Stannard, D. E. (1992). American Holocaust: Columbus and the Conquest of the New World. New York: Oxford University Press.
- Thornton, R. (1990). American Indian Holocaust and Survival: A Population History Since 1492. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press.
- VanDevelder, P. (2009). Savages and Scoundrels: The Untold Story of America's Road to Empire through Indian Territory. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.
- Williams, E. (Ed.). (1963). Documents of West Indian History (vol. 1, 1492-1655; see pp. 55-67 158-160, 290). Port-of-Spain, Trinidad: PNM Publishing Co.
Other Books on Native American History
- Calloway, C. G. (2011). First Peoples: A Documentary Survey of American Indian History (4th ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.
- Eastman (Ohiyesa), C. (2010). Living in Two Worlds: The American Indian Experience (edited by M. O. Fitzgerald). Bloomington, IN: World Wisdom.
- Fisher, L. D. (2012). The Indian Great Awakening: Religion and the Shaping of Native Cultures in Early America. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin's.
- Jennings, F. (1993). The Founders of America: How Indians Discovered the Land, Pioneered in It, and Created Great Classical Civilizations, How They Were Plunged into a Dark Age by Invasion and Conquest, and How They Are Reviving. New York: W. W. Norton Company.
- Johansen, B. E. (1987). Forgotten Founders: How the American Indian Helped Shape Democracy. Boston, MA: Harvard Common Press.
- Kroeber, T. (2011). Ishi in Two Worlds: A Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America (50th anniversary ed.). Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
- Mann, C. C. (2006). 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus. New York: Vintage Books.
- Weatherford, J. M. (1988). Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World. New York: Crown Publishers.
- Weidensaul, S. (2012). The First Frontier: The Forgotten History of Struggle, Savagery, and Endurance in Early America. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
- West, E. (2009). The Last Indian War: The Nez Perce Story. New York: Oxford University Press.
Stereotypes of Native Americans
- Adare, S. S. (2005). Indian Stereotypes in TV Science Fiction: First Nations' Voices Speak Out. New Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.
- Francis, D. (2011). The Imaginary Indian: The Image of the Indian in Canadian Culture (2nd ed.). Vancouver, Canada: Arsenal Pulp Press.
- Hauptman, L. M. (1995). Tribes & Tribulations: Misconceptions About American Indians and Their Histories. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press.
- Hirschfelder, A. B., Molin, P. F., & Wakim, Y. (1999). American Indian Stereotypes in the World of Children: A Reader and Bibliography (2nd ed.). Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.
- Mihesuah, D. A. (1996). American Indians: Stereotypes and Realities. Atlanta, GA: Clarity Press.
- Pearce, R. H. (1988). Savagism and Civilization: A Study of the Indian and the American Mind. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
- Raheja, M. H. (2010). Reservation Reelism: Redfacing, Visual Sovereignty, and Representations of Native Americans in Film. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.
- Rollins, P. C., & O'Connor, J. E. (Eds.). (1998). Hollywood's Indian: The Portrayal of the Native American in Film. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky.
- Stedman, R. W. (1982). Shadows of the Indian: Stereotypes in American Culture. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press.
- Vickers, S. B. (1998). Native American Identities: From Stereotype to Archetype in Art and Literature. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press.
- Weston, M. A. (1996). Native Americans in the News: Images of Indians in the Twentieth Century Press. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
American Indian Team Names and Mascots
- Bass, A. (Ed.). (2005). In the Game: Race, Identity, and Sports in the Twentieth Century. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Eitzen, D. S. (2012). Fair and Foul: Beyond the Myths and Paradoxes of Sport (5th ed.). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
- King, C. R. (Ed.). (2010). The Native American Mascot Controversy: A Handbook. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.
- King, C. R., & Springwood, C. F. (2001). Beyond the Cheers: Race As Spectacle in College Sport. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
- King, C. R., & Springwood, C. F. (Eds.). (2001). Team Spirits: The Native American Mascots Controversy. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.
- Spindel, C. (2000). Dancing at Halftime: Sports and the Controversy Over American Indian Mascots. New York: New York University Press.
Contemporary Life and Politics
- Kristofic, J. (2011). Navajos Wear Nikes: A Reservation Life. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press.
- Mankiller, W. (Ed.). (2011). Every Day is a Good Day: Reflections by Contemporary Indigenous Women (anniversary ed.). Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing.
- Miller, R. J. (2012). Reservation "Capitalism": Economic Development in Indian Country. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.
- Owings, A. (2011). Indian Voices: Listening to Native Americans. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
- Pevar, S. (2012). The Rights of Indians and Tribes (4th ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.
- Pulitano, E. (Ed.). (2012). Indigenous Rights in the Age of the U.N. Declaration. New York: Cambridge University Press.
- Treuer, D. (2012). Rez Life: An Indian's Journey Through Reservation Life. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press.
- Wilkins, D. E., & Stark, H. K. (2010). American Indian Politics and the American Political System (3rd ed.). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
- Bates, D. E. (2012). The Other Movement: Indian Rights and Civil Rights in the Deep South. Tuscaloosa, AL: University Alabama Press.
- Duran, E., & Duran, B. (1995). Native American Postcolonial Psychology. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
- Eisler, K. I. (2001). Revenge of the Pequots: How a Small Native American Tribe Created the World's Most Profitable Casino. New York: Simon & Schuster.
- Hirschfelder, A., & Molin, P. F. (2012). The Extraordinary Book of Native American Lists. New York: Scarecrow Press.
- Spotted Crow Mann, L. (2014). The Mourning Road to Thanksgiving. Marble, NC: Word Branch Publishing.
| Newsletters and E-Letters:|
- Alderman, J. (1996, December 31). Oz author accused of advocating genocide. Wired News.
- Brooke, J. (2000, November 2). Indian lawsuits on school abuse may bankrupt Canada churches. New York Times, pp. A1, A8.
- Egan, T. (1998, March 8). New prosperity brings new conflict to Indian country. New York Times, pp. 1, 24.
- Egan, T. (1998, March 9). Backlash growing as Indians make a stand for sovereignty. New York Times, pp. A1, A16.
- Schmitt, E. (1996, September 4). Battle rages over a 5-letter four-letter word. New York Times, p. A16.