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TEN THOUSAND NATIONS:
Indigenous Reflections on the Americas Before Contact
Release Date: June 30, 2020
Aarrow Press
$30 (US)

Payable now $30 + $12 Shipping (US & Canada) or $20 (International)
(includes a free one year subscription to the 1491 Vimeo Channel

THE BOOK

Ten Thousand Nations: Indigenous Reflections on the Americas before Contact is non-fiction book by Barbara Todd Hager, the writer and director of the award winning docu-drama series 1491: The Untold Story of the Americas Before Columbus. 

As the writer and director of the 1491 TV series, Barbara interviewed 30 leading Indigenous scholars and knowledge keepers and wrote 20 historical drama scenes based on extensive research and consultation with Indigenous communities. In Ten Thousand Nations, Barbara weaves together a narrative of pre-contact Indigenous societies in North and South America by drawing on interviews, oral histories and her first hand experience directing and writing the 1491 series. This groundbreaking book is a window into pre-contact history as told by Indigenous people who are the descendants of the original peoples of the Americas.

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TEN THOUSAND NATIONS:
Indigenous Reflections on the Americas Before Contact
Release Date: June 30, 2020
Aarrow Press
$30 (US)

Payable now $30 + $12 Airmail Shipping (US and Canada) 
(includes a free one year subscription to the 1491 Vimeo Channel – $10 value)

THE BOOK

Ten Thousand Nations: Indigenous Reflections on the Americas before Contact is non-fiction book by Barbara Todd Hager, the writer and director of the award winning docu-drama series 1491: The Untold Story of the Americas Before Columbus. 

As the writer and director of the 1491 TV series, Barbara interviewed 30 leading Indigenous scholars and knowledge keepers and wrote 20 historical drama scenes based on extensive research and consultation with Indigenous communities. In Ten Thousand Nations, Barbara weaves together a narrative of pre-contact Indigenous societies in North and South America by drawing on interviews, oral histories and her first hand experience directing and writing the 1491 series. This groundbreaking book is a window into pre-contact history as told by Indigenous people who are the descendants of the original peoples of the Americas.

THE AUTHOR

Barbara Todd Hager (Métis/Cree) is the author of two non-fiction books – Honour Song (Raincoast Books, 1996) and On Her Way (Berkley/Penguin, 1998). Her experience working with ancient Indigenous histories includes seven years as the producer, writer and director on the 1491 series, director and writer of four Indigenous documentary TV series with close to 150 episodes, and five years as the Aboriginal Liaison at the Royal BC Museum. Barbara has written for the Globe and Mail, Indian Artist, Métis and Chatelaine.

PRE-PUBLICATION DEPOSIT

Our pre-publication offer includes a signed first edition copy of the book Ten Thousand Nations (shipped in June 2020 before it’s available on Amazon) and a free one-year subscription to the 1491 Channel. A membership code will be send to you upon receipt of your pre-order deposit (regular price for the 1491 Channel is $14.91).

The full price of the book is $30 (US) plus shipping (approximately $10).  You are paying $10 (US) now and will be billed the balance in 2020 when the book is released.

1491 CHANNEL

The 1491 Channel is an HD streaming site that includes all eight 1491 episodes and several other Indigenous documentaries directed by Barbara Todd Hager including Down2Earth (Indigenous Environmental series), Truth Dance and Reconciliation (documentary about the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s residential school ballet) and From Bella Coola to Berlin (documentary about the journey of nine Indigenous men from Bella Coola to performed in zoos and theatres in Germany in 1885).

Additional information

Weight .5 kg
Dimensions 228 × 304 × 4 cm

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