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Best Indian Biography Books Reviewed & Ranked

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Indian Biography books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

Into The Heart: One Man’s Pursuit of Love and Knowledge Among the Yanomami (1997)

 Best Indian Biography Books Reviewed & RankedAnthropologist Kenneth Good went to the rain forests of the Amazon to study the Yanomami. He found more than one of the few remaining peoples untouched by modern civilization. During more than a decade of observation, Good found himself accepted, indeed virtually adopted, by the tribe and eventually fell in love with a young Yanomami woman. In the process, he made exciting new discoveries about the tribal people and about himself.
Author(s): Kenneth Good, David Chanoff

Medicine Woman (1987)

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Author(s): Lynn V. Andrews

The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation (2019)

 Best Indian Biography Books Reviewed & RankedGeorge Washington’s place in the foundations of the Republic remains unrivalled. His life story–from his beginnings as a surveyor and farmer, to colonial soldier in the Virginia Regiment, leader of the Patriot cause, commander of the Continental Army, and finally first president of the United States–reflects the narrative of the nation he guided into existence.
Author(s): Colin G. Calloway

Life of Mahatma Gandhi (2004)

 Best Indian Biography Books Reviewed & RankedThis is a biography of Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948). He led the fight for Indian independence from British rule, who tirelessly pursued a strategy of passive resistance, and who was assassinated by a Hindu fanatic only a few months after independence was achieved.
Author(s): Louis Fischer

The Cherokee (American Indian Art and Culture) (2015)

 Best Indian Biography Books Reviewed & RankedIntroduces the Cherokee people, discussing their history, traditions, and daily life.
Author(s): Rennay Craats

An account of the remarkable occurrences in the life and travels of Col. James Smith: during his captivity with the Indians, in the years 1755, ’56, ’57, ’58, & ’59 (2018)

 Best Indian Biography Books Reviewed & RankedBiographies and Autobiographies in this category are about Adventurers and Explorers open windows into the often extraordinary lives people who travelled, fought wars, were imprisoned, sailed, climbed, set up missions, pioneered, and found new lands for settlement and colonization. This long list of adventurers includes such men and women as: Lieutenant-Colonel William Martin Leake, General John Coffin, Col.
Author(s): James Smith

From the Deep Woods to Civilization: Chapters in the Autobiography of an Indian (Classic Reprint) (2018)

 Best Indian Biography Books Reviewed & RankedExcerpt from From the Deep Woods to Civilization: Chapters in the Autobiography of an IndianIndian boyhood, published first in 1902 and in many subsequent editions, pic tures the first of three distinct periods in the life of the writer of this book. His child hood and youth were a part of the free wilder ness life of the first American a life that is gone forever!
Author(s): Charles A. Eastman

Courage of Conviction (2002)

 Best Indian Biography Books Reviewed & RankedWilliam Turner is a young Englishman who must choose between staying and fighting for his beliefs, only to be faced with certain death, or fleeing to the New World to face a future of uncertainty. Choosing the latter, Turner steals aboard the Fortitude, a ship bound for Jamestown and the colonies. He must make a life for himself among God-fearing Puritans, while he himself is a Baptist at heart. Life is not easy in the New World.
Author(s): Larry Cadran

Juggler of Worlds by Larry Niven (Jun 2 2009) ()

 Best Indian Biography Books Reviewed & RankedMass Market Paperback Publisher: Tor Science Fiction ASIN: B00DEK6HS2 Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,146,521 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #5982 in Humorous American Literature #1003 in Native American & Aboriginal Biographies #4830 in Native American Demographic Studies Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
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Daughters of the Earth (1995)

 Best Indian Biography Books Reviewed & RankedShe was both guardian of the hearth and, on occasion, ruler and warrior, leading men into battle, managing the affairs of her people, sporting war paint as well as necklaces and earrings.She built houses and ground corn, wove blankets and painted pottery, played field hockey and rode racehorses.
Author(s): Carolyn Niethammer

Mr. Jefferson’s Hammer: William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy (2011)

 Best Indian Biography Books Reviewed & RankedOften remembered as the president who died shortly after taking office, William Henry Harrison remains misunderstood by most Americans. Before becoming the ninth president of the United States in 1841, Harrison was instrumental in shaping the early years of westward expansion. Robert M.
Author(s): Robert M. Owens

Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team (2019)

 Best Indian Biography Books Reviewed & Ranked“Sheinkin has made a career of finding extraordinary stories in American history.” ―The New York Times Book ReviewUndefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team is an astonishing underdog sports story―and more. It’s an unflinching look at the U.S. government’s violent persecution of Native Americans and the school that was designed to erase Indian cultures.
Author(s): Steve Sheinkin

Best Indian Biography Books Reviewed & Ranked

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The Jewish Eighteenth Century: A European Biography, 1700-1750

Author(s): Shmuel Feiner; Jeffrey M Green
ID: 3002121, Publisher: Indiana University Press, Year: 2020, Size: 7 Mb, Format: pdf

The Great Indian Railways: A Cultural Biography

Author(s): Arup K. Chatterjee
ID: 3054917, Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub

James Allison: A Biography of the Engine Manufacturer and Indianapolis 500 Cofounder

Author(s): Sigur E. Whitaker
ID: 813692, Publisher: McFarland, Year: 2011, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

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