History and Selected Readings


Karl Bodmer’s America

Joslyn Art Museum & University of Nebraska Press 1984

Catlin: Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs and Conditions of Native American Indians

Dover Press, New York 1973

Frederick Remington

Peter H. Hassrick

Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

New York 1973

Plains Indian Drawings 1865-1935

Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

Editor Janet Catherine Berlo

New York in association with the American Federation of Arts and the Drawing Center 1996

Plains Indian Art from Fort Marion

Karen Daniels Peterson

University of Oklahoma by Press, Norman 1971

Howling Wolf and the History of Ledger Art

Joyce M. Szabo

University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque 1994

Warrior Artists

Herman Viola

National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C. 1998


The Native Americans

Turner Publishing Inc., Atlanta 1993

The Cultures of Native North Americans

Konemann Verlagsgesellshaft

Editor Christian F. Feest

Cologne, Germany 2000

Creation’s Journey: Native American Identity and Belief

National Museum of the American Indian 1994

The Smithsonian Press, Washington, DC


My life on the Plains

George A. Custer

The Western Frontier Library

University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma 1962

In the Spirit of Crazy Horse

Peter Matthiessen

The Viking Press, New York, 1963

The Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 1879-1918

Linda Witmer

Cumberland County Historical Society, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 1993

Black Elk Speaks (Audio Book)

John G. Neihardt

Phoenix Books Incorporated 2007

Enemy Women

Paulette Giles

Harper Collins Publishers Inc., New York 2002

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

Sherman Alexie

Atlantic Monthly Press, New York 1993

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian

Sherman Alexie

Little Brown, New York 2007

Blood Meridian

Cormac McCarthy

Random House,  New York 1985

Battlefield and Classroom: Four Decades with the American Indian 1867-1904

Brig. Gen. Richard Henry Pratt

Edited by Robert M. Utley,

New Haven 1964