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The Comanche WArs, Bailey, Tom
1 Bailey, Tom The Comanche WArs
Monarch Books 1963 Paperback Good 
By Nature the Comanche's were a war-loving people. Almost from birth a Comanche was taught to fight. To be a warrior was the greatest honor that could come to him, and to die in battle only meant that he would the sooner move on to the Happy Hunting Ground. The Comanche's had no code forbidding murder, rape or torture; nothing prevented them from stealing horses, cattle or humans. Unlike other Indian tribes, they never knew when to quit, even when the fight was going against them. They were mean, clever and treacherous. Known as the Butchers of the Staked Plains, the uncontrollable who defied authority to the bitter end, they fought Spaniards, Americans and other Indians, and were among the last red men to be subdued by the whites. 
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I Will Fight No More Forever, Beal, Merrill D.
2 Beal, Merrill D. I Will Fight No More Forever
Ballantine Publishing 1973 3rd publishing Paperback Good 
"Recommended as the best book about American Indian history published in the last few years" - Library Journal. "One of the most comprehensive studies of this great Indian statesman and his people. Beal is not satisfied to skim the obvious in this epic and tragic history. He give both root and branch in a work which should be read by all interested in Western studies and by those who see in history a mirror of human experience." - Los Angeles Times. 
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Thunder Moon's Challenge, Brand, Max
3 Brand, Max Thunder Moon's Challenge
Warner Books 1982 Paperback Good 
Thunder Moon, The Cheyenne warrior, could load and fire a rifle with the swiftness of a winter wind, kill easily and with relish. But although he fearlessly leads his tribe's finest men on the warpath, he remains a solitary warrior. Now he is on his most dangerous journey - a heroic quest to discover his true identity and a desperate struggle to survive. 
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Cherokee Mountain, Claphan, Kirby A.
4 Claphan, Kirby A. Cherokee Mountain
Sylva, North Carolina Catch the Spirit of Appalachia, Inc. 2008 0981570224 / 9780981570228 paperback New 
Hi! my name is Kirby Claphan, I hope you enjoy "Cherokee Mountain," a book I have written to read to my children. They have often asked me to tell them stories about events in my life, and since I think kids should heart stories that are simple and natural I write about what I hold dear. Growing up in a cotton mill community in Greenwood, South Carolina I lived four houses down from my grandparents who were of Native American descent. You might say they raised me because I was always there listening to their stories of the old times and how my great grandfather caught turtles and hunted for possums and rabbits. Grandpa and I were always together ... fishing and visiting kin. He impressed upon me the alue of our heritage. "Be proud of your Cherokee blood," he would tell me. Once, while taking a test in elementary school, there was a box to list your ethnic group. I wrote "Native American.: When my teacher saw my entry, she made me change it. Very upset, I ran home and told my grandpa, who empathized with me. After died (I was ten years old), I spend a great deal of time in the woods watching and listening. To curb my hunger, I would eat acorns and wild onions to keep from going home....for all I wanted was right there in the woods. The way I write, the stories I tell are all because of my grandparents. They have shown me what really matters in life are the simple and natural things. 
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Indians of the Americas, Collier, John
5 Collier, John Indians of the Americas
Mentor Books 1947 Paperback Acceptable - Underlining throughout 

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Man's Rise to Civilizaion, Farb, Peter
6 Farb, Peter Man's Rise to Civilizaion
Avon Publishers 1968 Paperback Good 

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Proud Land, Forster, Logan A.
7 Forster, Logan A. Proud Land
Bantam 1958 Paperback Good 
a superb novel of the death of a mighty Indian Nation - the terrifying but moving story of the great warrior, Victorio, and his beautiful wife, Lahneen, who shared his glory and tragedy, and rode with him on the bloody warpath of revenge. 
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Skeleton Man, Hillerman, Tony
8 Hillerman, Tony Skeleton Man
harper Collins Publisher 2004 0060563443 / 9780060563448 Hardcover Like New Yes 
Hailed as "a wonderful storyteller" by the New York Times, and a "national and literary cultural sensation" by the Los Angeles Times, bestselling author Tony Hillerman is back with another blockbuster novel featuring the legendary Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Sergeant Jim Chee. Former Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn comes out of retirement to help investigate what seems to be a trading post robbery. A simple-minded kid nailed for the crime is the cousin of an old colleague of Sergeant Jim Chee. He needs help and Chee, and his fiancée Bernie Manuelito, decide to provide it. Proving the kid's innocence requires finding the remains of one of 172 people whose bodies were scattered among the cliffs of the Grand Canyon in an epic airline disaster 50 years in the past. That passenger had handcuffed to his wrist an attaché case filled with a fortune in -- one of which seems to have turned up in the robbery. But with Hillerman, it can't be that simple. The daughter of the long-dead diamond dealer is also seeking his body. So is a most unpleasant fellow willing to kill to make sure she doesn't succeed. These two tense tales collide deep in the canyon at the place where an old man died trying to build a cult reviving reverence for the Hopi guardian of the Underworld. It's a race to the finish in a thunderous monsoon storm to see who will survive, who will be brought to justice, and who will finally unearth the Skeleton Man. 
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Black Elk speaks; being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux, Neihardt, John
9 Neihardt, John Black Elk speaks; being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux
Pocket Booka 1972 paperback Good 
His name was Black Elk, warrior and medicine man of the Ogala Sioux. From the Battle of the Little Big Horn, whicho the he witnessed as a boy of 13, the last terrible massacre of the Indians at Wounded Knee, Black Elk lived the life of the Plains Indian and saw the death of his people. 
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Cheyenne autumn, Sandoz, Mari
10 Sandoz, Mari Cheyenne autumn
Discuss books printed by Avon Books 1964 paperback Good 

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11 Wellman, Paul I. The Indian Wars of the West
Modern Literary Publishing Company 1962 paperback Very Good - 
The Epic Saga of the White man's war against the red man "authentic ... vivid...dramatic the Indian could not understand the paleface's land hunger. To him the earth and its creatures belonged to all, the free gift of the Great Mystery. That one should build a fence around a little corner of it and say, This is mine," was repugnant. 
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