For those of you with mental health and/or chemical dependency issues, I would encourage you to read numbers ten and fourteen right away. The human inventory on this web-site relates to all humans, no matter what their culture or ancestry; I would encourage you to use that inventory to broaden your life experiences.

Suggested Readings:

1. Brown, Dee. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. New York. Ellsworth Holt and Company. 1970.

2. Crary, Margaret. Susette La Flesche Voice of the Omaha Indians. New York. Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1973.

3. Frazier, Neta Lohnes. Sacajawea The Girl Nobody Knows. New York. David McKay Company, Inc. 1967.

4. Longfellow, Ellsworth Wadsworth. Hiawatha. New York. Dial Books for Young Readers. 1983.

5. McClard, Megan & Ypsilantis, George. Hiawatha and the Iroquois League. New Jersey. Silver Burdett Press. 1989.

6. National Geographic Society. 1491 America Before Columbus. Washington D.C. Vol. 180, NO.4. October 1991.

7. National Geographic Society. The World of the American Indian. Washington, D.C. National Geographic Society. 1974, 1979, 1989.

8. North American Legends. Edited by Virginia Haviland. Illustrated by Ann Strugnell. New York and Cleveland. William Collins Publishers, Inc. 1979.

9. Ronda, James P. Lewis and Clark Among the Indians. University of Nebraska Press. 1984.

10. Sams, Jamie & Carson, David. Medicine Cards. New York. St. Martin's Press. 1999.

11. Smith, George H. Sixteen Indians. 1961.

12. Taylor, C. J. The Ghost and Lone Warrior. Montreal, Quebec. Tundra Books. 1991.

13. Temple, Rebel Montgomery. Haestaha Noste. Winona, Minnesota. Apollo Books. 1984.

14. The Red Road to Wellbriety In the Native American Way. Colorado Springs, Colorado. White Bison, Incorporated. American Indian Non-Profit Organization. 2002.

15. Time Life Books. The American Indians [A series of books about Native Americans throughout the United States]. Alexandria, Virginia. The Time Incorporated Book Company. 1993.

16. Time Life Books. The Old West [A series of books that includes books titled: The Great Chiefs and The Indians]. Alexandria, Virginia. The Time Incorporated Book Company. 1973.

17. Google “Kateri Tekakwitha” and you can get a Wikipedia write-up that shows she is the only Native American canonized by the Catholic Church as a saint. Prayers to her have been known to result in cures. 

For those of you who are Native American, I hope you are proud of your ancestry and have learned many helpful skills from your elders. I hope your visit to this web-site will be helpful to you as you travel through life.

With Great Respect,
Bob Frisby

Native Americans

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           BY BOB  FRISBY, M.S.