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Atlas of Great Lakes Indian History
Tanner, Helen Hornbeck (ed): Cartography by Miklos Pinther
Book
1987
Focuses on the Great Lakes Region, in both Canada and the United States.
Christopher Who? -- Discovering the Americas
McKenna, Paul; Taylor, Norman
Article
1990
Columbus seen as a conqueror.
Columbus: His Enterprise
Koning, Hans
Book
1976
The traditional view of Christopher Columbus was as a single-minded, courageous visionary whose navigational skills led him to "discover" the Americas. Hans Koning gives us a different history of Colu...
Debunking Columbus: Against The Current vol. 131
Jopp, Jennifer
Article
2007
“I knew it couldn’t be true!” exclaimed my then eleven-year-old daughter when I explained the premise of Restall’s book. “The Ancients knew that the earth was round,” she continued, “so Columbus could...
Five Centuries of Imperialism and Resistance: Vol. 8: 1492-1992
Bourgeault, Ron et. al.
Book
1992
A collection of poems and essays giving various perspectives on resistance to imperialism and capitalism.
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
Mann, Charles. C.
Book
2005
A portrait of human life in the Americas before the arrival of Columbus.
I Have Lived Here Since the World Began: An Illustrated History of Canada's Native People
Ray, Arthur J.
Book
1996
Ray shows that Native culture played an important -- and largely unrecognized -- part in Canada's economic development. Rather than being "civilized" by European explorers, the indigenous people were ...
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?: Sources News Release
Article
2012
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Seeds of Fire: A People's Chronology
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Recalling events that happened on this day in history. Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.
Stolen Continents: The "New World" Through Indian Eyes
Wright, Ronald
Book
1992
A history of the Americas through Native eyes.
The Strait: Obenabi's Songs
Perlman, Fredy
Book
Obenabi, the narrator, sings the story of his peple confronting the European invader. The tales are personal, emerging from the remembered experiences of his grandmothers. These dramas of conflict, co...
The World Without Us
Weisman, Alan
Book
2007
A thought experiment to see what would happen to the planet if human beings simply disappeared.
Year 501: The Conquest Continues
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
An examination of the U.S. role in the world placed in the long historical perspective of the 500 years that followed the voyages of Columbus.

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