Community Wisdom Keepers

$15.00 each
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A Long Time Ago is Just Like Today

Combines traditional Chippewa stories, recalled in the elders own words, biographical reminiscences and instructions for some cultural practices. It is a rich and important collection.

$13.00 each
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American Indian Stories

A collection of childhood stories, traditional stories and an essay, many of which were written in the very early 1900s.

$15.00 each
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An Upriver Passamaquoddy

Drawing on his memories and an oral tradition, Allen Sockabasin returns to his Passamaquoddy village. To the outside world they lived in poverty, but he remembers a life that was rich.

$24.00 each
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And Grandma Said...:Iroquois Teachings as Passed Down Through the Oral Tradition

“Grandma says” is Tom Porter’s story of a lifetime of learning and teaching, a gift from generations who have not forgotten how we were meant to be on this earth.

$15.00 each
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Black Mountain Boy: A Story of the Boyhood of John Honie

These six stories about events in the early life of Diné elder and healer John Honie will resonate with young readers everywhere.

$9.00 each
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Daughters of Abya Yala: Indigenous Women Regaining Control

In 1991, Indian women of North, South, and Central America gathered in Lima, Peru with the goal of “reflecting on the situation of the Indian peoples of our continent.”

$19.00 each
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Every Day Is a Good Day: Reflections by Contemporary Indigenous Women

Twenty indigenous female leaders discuss modern issues facing their communities.

$25.00 each

Explore the River: Bull Trout, Tribal People, and the Jocko River

Comprehensive multimedia education package that describes the values of healthy aquatic ecosystems, and the ecology and importance of bull trout.

$15.00 each
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From the Deep Woods to Civilization

This second part of his autobiography begins with Ohiyesa’s abrupt departure from traditional life at the age of 15 to join his father in the “civilized” world.

$15.00 each
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From the Heart of the Crow Country: The Crow Indians' Own Stories

Enlightening collection of legends, humorous tales, history and detailed accounts of life and culture, all told from Crow points of view.

$75.00 each
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Heart of the Bitterroot: Voices of Salish & Pend d’Oreille Women

Showcases never before told stories of remarkable Salish women.

$15.00 each
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Honor the Grandmothers: Dakota and Lakota Women Tell Their Stories

Four elders uncompromisingly tell of their lives. This is an antidote to all the lies non-Indian children are taught about the “savage Sioux.”

$10.00 each
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Indian Boyhood

The first book by Eastman (1858-1939), in which he describes growing up in a traditional Santee environment.

$14.00 each
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Land of the Spotted Eagle

Filled with personal stories, Standing Bear writes about child rearing and family; social, spiritual and political organization; and what it is to be human.

$17.00 each
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Legends from the Forest

A collection of foundation stories and other legends as passed down through generations by the Sandy Lake Cree.

$20.00 each
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Lies to Live By

These 44 stories are from Beardslee’s own life, seamlessly interwoven with the traditional stories of her people.

$65.00 each
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Mapping Our Places: Voices from the Indigenous Communities Mapping Initiative

Through their own voices and images, presents the mapping projects carried out by four indigenous communities.

$18.00 each
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Medicine Trail: The Life and Lessons of Gladys Tantaquidgeon

Despite James Fenimore Cooper’s "The Last of the Mohicans," the Mohegan people are alive and well. This is the story of one of their century-old elders.

$20.00 each
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Mino-Bimadiziwin: The Good Life

On the White Earth Reservation, a couple in their late sixties continue to harvest wild rice by canoe the traditional way.

$14.00 each
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Moose to Moccasins: The Story of Ka Kita Wa Pa No Kwe

A great-grandmother tells what it was like living on the land when Indian families were struggling against the destructive values of an alien culture.

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