• A Cherished Curiosity by Gerry Biron. Since the early 19th century, Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) beaded bags have been admired and cherished by travelers to Niagara Falls and other tourist destinations for their aesthetic beauty, detailed artistry, and the creative spirit of their makers. These bags played a crucial role in the subsistence of many Indian families during the 19th century. This lavishly illustrated history examines these bags – the most extensively produced dress accessory made by the Haudenosaunee – along with the historical development of beadworking both as an art form and as a subsistence practice for Native women. The beaded bags are considered in the context of art, fashion, and the tourist economy. Illustrated with over one hundred and sixty of the most important and exquisite examples, along with a unique collection of historical photographs of the bags in their original context, this book provides essential reading for collectors and researchers of this long neglected and misunderstood area of American Indian art. Limited printing of only 1500 copies
  • Amidst the growing quest for more land among settlers and then fledgling Americans, the Indian nations attempted to maintain their autonomy. Yet state land continued to encroach the Six Nations. Local historian Cindy Amrhein takes a close and critical view of these transactions.
  • Carmen English Livezey wrote four books on the town of Kinzua, Pa. after the building of the Kinzua Dam in the 1960s. These four books have been put into this one book. Her works emphasized the strong sense of community among the residents. The lives of the people are described in a fashion of personal detail. This is not an academic study, rather it is a celebration of a personal and wonderful rural way of life in a beautiful setting. The reprint was commissioned for the 2018 Kinzua Reunion for the former residents and descendants of that wonderful place, Kinzua, Pennsylvania. Carmen English Livezey's Books about Kinzua, Pennsylvania is available in paperback.
  • A first-hand account of Stephen A. Gordon and his family's dislocation from their homestead on the Allegany Territory of the Seneca Nation violated the 1794 Treaty between the United States and the Hodinöhsö:ni' (Iroquois) which the Onöndowa'ga:' (Seneca)are original members.
  • The book tells the story of the Seneca Nation of Indians through the New Deal, effects of the Buffalo Creek Treaty and the Seneca's resilience.
  • The book Cornplanter Newsletters is a reprint of the Cornplanter Descendants Association Newsletters originally published 1994 to 2005. Jack T. Ericson is the genealogists and editor of the series. The book includes a new name index not previously available. This collection is a priceless resource for Cornplanter descendants of the Seneca Nation of Indians. The land given to Cornplanter by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the 1790s was flooded by the Kinzua Dam built in 1965. By: Jack T Ericson
  • The book Cultural Plants and Trees- A Study Of The Proposed U.S. Route 219 Corridor (1999), was produced by the Seneca Nation of Indians. This book presents a representative listing of culturally significant herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees that inhabit the Seneca Nation's land.
  • May 2020 Special Price! Cultural Plants and Trees- Digital PDF Download. This downloadable book serves as a cultural and medicinal resource. This book provides a representative listing of culturally significant herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees that inhabit the Seneca Nation’s land. Cultural Plants and Trees- Digital PDF Download is a valuable resource that you can take with you on your phone, tablet or laptop. Use this resource while hiking, camping, hunting, gathering, or simply to learn about different plants and uses.
  • Danny Bigtree's family has moved to Brooklyn, New York, and he just can't seem to fit in at school. He's homesick for the Mohawk reservation, and the kids in his class tease him about being an Indian—the thing that makes Danny most proud. Can he find the courage to stand up for himself?
  • (Children's Book) Hiawatha was a strong and articulate Mohawk who was chosen to translate the Peacemaker’s message of unity for the five warring Iroquois nations during the 14th century. This message not only succeeded in uniting the tribes but also forever changed how the Iroquois governed themselves—a blueprint for democracy that would later inspire the authors of the U.S. Constitution.
  • Phyllis Eileen Wms. Bardeau's "It's In The Word- Seneca Dictionary" is an English-Seneca dictionary and is a cultural and linguistic treasure trove. Eileen, a fluent first language speaker and elder, speaks and records the Seneca language as she learned it from her grandmother, several generations ago before the building of the Kinzua Dam in the late 1960's.
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    Jitöwëndöh (Hummingbird)- Children’s Seneca Language Book is a Seneca and English book for the learning and practicing of the Seneca language.
  • One More Story- Contemporary Seneca Tales of the Supernatural is a collection of supernatural stories taken from Seneca folklore. Includes: The Skeleton in the Sky; The Lights; The Ghost on the Bridge; The Car Wreck; The Great Swamp; The Blind Man and the Deaf Man; The Giant Deer; The Devil; The Card Players; Talking to Animals; The Peeker; The Power Line; One More Story. The author, DuWayne Leslie Bowen, is a member of the Seneca Nation. Illustrations by Beth Clark, also of the Seneca Nation.
  • Onöndowa’ga:’ Wënö:gweh (Seneca Women) by Randy A. John. The Hodinöhsö ni' are a matriarchal society, women are a powerful entity. Membership is matrilineal, traditionally, the clan mother position holds a tremendous amount of responsibility to society. This book is a collection of Seneca women's names with a brief description for each entry. There are 253 names ranging from the 1600's to the 21st century. All the female Clerks of the Seneca Nation of Indians are listed. For the Senecas, the 1848 political revolution creating an elective system of political government; reduced the power of women for over a century. In the late 1960s, women regained political power and began to vote and run for office in the Seneca Nation of Indians. Since 1968, a woman has won the executive position of Clerk every elections since. Randy A. John is a member of the Seneca Nation. This book also focuses on the learning of Seneca Language.
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    Seneca Shorts- Seneca Language Story Book is written for reading enjoyment in the Seneca language. This collection of short stories can be used as an instructional tool in the teaching of the Seneca language. Learners of Seneca will learn the pattern of speech, and the use of connecting words. The Glossary of Expressions at the end of this book lists many 'connecting' words. A Pronunciation key is included at the end of the book, as well as at the bottom of each page. Each story in Seneca is followed by an English translation, capturing the 'gist' of the story. The essence of the humor is in the Seneca vocabulary.
  • Social Integration of an Elderly Native American Population. The building of the Kinzua Dam abrogated one of the oldest Indian Treaty with the United States, the 1794 Pickering Treaty. The dam flooded 10,000 acres of Seneca land and damaged the way of life of the Senecas and their elders. The stories of their loss are distressing. The Senecas survived this traumatic event but not without significant cultural change and loss. This is the story of the dislocated Seneca Elders of the Allegany Territory.
  • That's What It Was Like Vol 1 was produced in 1986 by the Seneca Nation of Indians Education Department. A concern was identified that valuable and important information would be lost through the passing of some elders and so, in a effort to preserve some of the stories, accounts and takes of some of the communities valued elders, this book was compiled. This volume has interviews and accounts of over 50 people including such elders as: Tom Porter, Leon Shenandoah, Nettie Watt, Corbett Sundown, Myrtle Peterson, George Heron, Clayton Logan and more.
  • That's What It Was Like Vol 2 was produced in 1989 by the Seneca Nation of Indians Education Department. A concern was identified that valuable and important information would be lost through the passing of some elders and so, in a effort to preserve some of the stories, accounts and takes of some of the communities valued elders, this book was compiled. This volume has interviews and accounts of over 50 people including such elders as: Stanley Huff, Cordelia Abrams, Richard Johnny-John, Gilbert Lay, Russell Lazore, Alice Papineau, Jake Thomas, Louverna Powless and more.
  • The book The Allegany River Serpant and Snake Stories provides contemporary oral histories of the serpent that inhabits the Allegany River at the Allegany territory of the Seneca Nation. There is a complete collection of 21 traditional Seneca serpent and snake stories as well. People of all ages and cultures will be interested in reading elements of this book.
  • History of the Grand River Haudenosaunee from their Creation Story, through European contact, to contemporary land claims negotiations. Susan M. Hill incorporates Indigenous theory, Fourth world post-colonialism, and Amerindian autohistory, along with Haudenosaunee languages, oral records, and wampum strings to provide a comprehensive account of the Haudenosaunee relationship to their land.
  • Read about the past and present of the Iroquois - their culture, government, and family life - in this informative volume.
  • The Narrative Art of Robert Griffing- An Amazing Journey Vol.III This third volume of Robert Griffing's artwork is the result of 10 years of work since the release of his last book (out of print). It takes you into Eastern Native American history in the mid to later part of the 18th century, a time of struggle and recovery for the eastern tribes. Through Michael Galban's research, his engaging writing relates well to the artwork. Robert believes it's important that these Eastern Native American images be seen and their story told and not be forgotten.
  • In Native American legend, the thirteen scales on Old Turtle's back hold the key to the thirteen cycles of the moon and the changing seasons. These lyrical poems and striking paintings celebrate the wonder of the seasons, from the Northern Cheyenne's Moon of the Popping Trees to the Big Moon of the Abenaki.
  • Message from Leon Shenandoah, grand chief of the Iroquois Confederacy. Over 13 years of taped conversations with the famed chief will offer life lessons.
  • Learn about over four dozen sacred Iroquois Wampum Belts and Strings, along with descriptions of the meaning of each piece and the greater instruction from the Peacemaker that accompanied the Belt.

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