What the eagle sees Indigenous stories of rebellion and renewal

Eldon Yellowhorn, 1956-

Book - 2019

What do people do when their civilization is invaded? Indigenous people have been faced with disease, war, broken promises, and forced assimilation. Despite crushing losses and insurmountable challenges, they formed new nations from the remnants of old ones, they adopted new ideas and built on them, they fought back, and they kept their cultures alive. When the only possible "victory" was survival, they survived. In this follow up to Turtle Island, Eldon Yellowhorn and Kathy Lowinger t...ell the stories of what Indigenous people did when invaders arrived on their homelands. What the Eagle Sees shares accounts of the people, places, and events that have mattered in Indigenous history from an Indigenous viewpoint.

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Informational works
Illustrated works
Toronto ; Berkeley : Annick Press [2019]
Physical Description
119 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm
Issued also in electronic formats
Ages 11+
Includes bibliographical references (pages 112-113) and index.
Main Author
Eldon Yellowhorn, 1956- (author)
Other Authors
Kathy Lowinger (author)
  • Eagle's tale
  • The story of the Old North Trail
  • First come the Vikings: we fight them off
  • Slavery: rebellion
  • Old nations crumble: we forge new ones
  • Invaders' battle: We walk the war road
  • New days: new ways
  • They took our land: victory is survival
  • Assimilation: we resist
  • Our day is not over: we dance!
  • The eagle has landed: understanding the past, soaring into the future.