New Releases

The Conquest of the Desert

Argentina’s Indigenous Peoples and the Battle for History
Edited by Carolyne R. Larson

This collection explores issues of settler colonialism, Indigenous-state relations, genocide, borderlands, and Indigenous cultures and land rights through essays that reexamine one of Argentina’s most important historical periods.

The Whistleblower

Rooting for the Ref in the High-Stakes World of College Basketball
By Bob Katz

In this vivid portrait of one consummate professional at the top of his game, Katz pulls off an unbelievable feat in The Whistleblower—readers actually come to root for the ref.

Subjects: Sports

Poetry and the Psychology of Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

In this fifth volume of his series of poems on compassion, Professor Patrick Pietroni outlines how the more modern study of the brain using MRI scanning and neuroimagining has enhanced our understanding of the psychology of compassion.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Poetry and the Education of Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

In this fourth volume of his series of poems on compassion, Professor Patrick Pietroni focuses specifically on the education of compassion.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

An Imperative to Cure

Principles and Practice of Q’eqchi’ Maya Medicine in Belize
By James B. Waldram

James B. Waldram’s groundbreaking study, An Imperative to Cure: Principles and Practice of Q’eqchi’ Maya Medicine in Belize, explores how our understanding of Indigenous therapeutics changes if we view them as forms of “medicine” instead of “healing.”

Making History

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
Edited by Nancy Marie Mithlo

Written by scholars actively producing Native art resources, this book guides readers—students, educators, collectors, and the public—in how to learn about Indigenous cultures as visualized in our creative endeavors.

Arizona's Scenic Roads and Hikes

Unforgettable Journeys in the Grand Canyon State
By Roger Naylor

In this captivating new guide Roger Naylor features all twenty-seven of Arizona’s state-designated scenic and historic roads, including five National Scenic Byways.

Gender, Race, and Power in the Indian Reform Movement

Revisiting the History of the WNIA
Edited by Valerie Sherer Mathes

This collection of essays offers a new interpretation of the WNIA’s founding, argues that the WNIA provided opportunities for indigenous women, creates a new space in the public sphere for white women, and reveals the WNIA’s role in broader national debates centered on Indian land rights and the political power of Christian reform.

The Unmasking

A Novel
By Lynn C. Miller

The Unmasking is smart, irreverent, and wickedly tender.”—Jesse Lee Kercheval, author of My Life as a Silent Movie: A Novel

Subjects: FictionWLA20

Relicarios

The Forgotten Jewels of Latin America
By Martha J. Egan
Edited by Carol Eastes

Relicarios reflects forty years of the author’s research, including correspondence and interviews with relicarieros, art historians, curators, collectors, silversmiths, anticuarios, and clergy as well as the author’s collection of several hundred examples.

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