Religious Groups in Literature

34,420 citations from literature (mostly science fiction and fantasy) referring to real churches, religious groups, tribes, etc. [This database is for literary research only. It is not intended as a source of information about religion.]


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Group Where Year Source Quote/
Native Americans New York: New York City 1643 Pohl, Frederik. The Years of the City. New York: Timescape (1984); pg. 13. "Of course there's crime. There always has been. A Dutchman was scalped on lower Broadway in 1643 by the Indians. The Dutch retaliated, making the score for that particular engagement Indians 1, Dutch 200. If New York is no longer the murder capital of the nation... it is also not a place where you stroll in the park to view a lunar eclipse... "
Native Americans New York: New York City 1969 Milan, Victor. "Transfigurations " in Wild Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1986); pg. 254. "...and the occasional dull glint of Indian jewelry. "
Native Americans New York: New York City 1975 Russ, Joanna. The Female Man. New York: G. K. Hall (1977; 1975); pg. 114. "Nobody else seemed to notice. Jeannine is still meditating by the rail: doctor, lawyer, Indian chief, poor man, rich man... "
Native Americans New York: New York City 1986 Miller, John J. "Only the Dead Know Jokertown " in Wild Cards V: Down and Dirty (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1988); pg. 12. "His father had been fond of saying that the Brennans were Irish, Chinese, Spanish, several kinds of Indian, and all-American. "
Native Americans New York: New York City 1987 Jacobs, Harvey. "Stardust " in Omni Visions One (Ellen Datlow, ed). Greensboro, NC: Omni Books (1993; story copyright 1987); pg. 42. "'...My mother ran away with a Sioux Indian activist named Fat Otter who she met while doing good works...' "
Native Americans New York: New York City 1988 Martin, George R. R. & John J. Miller. Wild Cards VII: Dead Man's Hand. New York: Bantam Books (1990); pg. 69. "That left seven little Indians. Seven real strong Indians: Wyrm, Quasiman, the Oddity, Black Shadow, Bludgeon, the Sleeper, and Doug Morkle... "
Native Americans New York: New York City 1991 Miller, John J. "And Hope to Die " in Wild Cards IX: Jokertown Shuffle (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1991); pg. 54. "Brennan looked up at her before answering. She was a young woman--slim, dark-eyed, with high cheekbones and Indian eyes. He didn't know who she was for a moment, then he remembered. She was his mother, who had died when Brennan was very young. He didn't remember much about her, only gentle hands and soft songs sung in Spanish and Mescalero Apache. "
Native Americans New York: New York City 1994 Mixon, Laura J. & Melinda M. Snodgrass. "A Dose of Reality " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 396. "On the dresser was a small Indian seed pot with a stick of half-burned incense in it... "
Native Americans New York: New York City 1996 Lee, Jim & Brandon Choi. "Auld Acquaintance " in Fantastic Four: Heroes Reborn. New York: Marvel Comics (2000; copyright 1996-97); pg. 116. "'It's Wyatt Wingfoot! The psycho who murdered doctor Herbert back at Vandameer!'

'I don't know what you're talking about--or how you even know my name! But you must listen to me! I'm an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., and it is imperative that I speak with Reed Richards!' " [Other refs. to this Native American character, but no refs. to his ethnic background, pg. 116-117, more.]

Native Americans New York: New York City 1996 Lee, Jim & Brandon Choi. "Renaissance " in Fantastic Four: Heroes Reborn. New York: Marvel Comics (2000; copyright 1996-97); pg. 8. Pg. 8: "'I'm sorry to bother you, Susan, but there's someone I'd like you to meet. This is special agent Wyatt Wingfoot. He's now in charge of the Excelsior project.'

'What?' But we promised Reed--' ";

Pg. 16: "'I am special agent Wingfoot of S.H.I.E.L.D. I'm here to take over the operations of Contact One by the authority of the President of the United States.' " [Many other refs. to Wingfoot, a Native American character, but there are no references to his ethnic background. More, pg. 8, 14, 16-18, 30.]

Native Americans New York: New York City 2000 Bear, Greg. Eon. New York: Bluejay (1985); pg. 1. "Christmas Eve 2000
New York City

...Lanier sat on the edge of her desk. Tall, with close-cut dense black hair, he resembled a pale-skinned Amerindian, though he had no Indian blood. "

Native Americans New York: New York City 2000 Silverberg, Robert. The Stochastic Man. New York: Harper & Row (1975); pg. 57. "...told his or her favorite scabrous Republican / gay / black / Puerto / Jew / Irish / Italian / doctor / lawyer / rabbi / priest / female politician / Mafioso joke in the finest 1965 style. I felt, as I had always felt at these functions, like a visitor from Mongolia hurled without phrasebook into some unknown American tribal ritual. It might have been unendurable... "
Native Americans New York: New York City 2002 Friesner, Esther M. Men in Black II. New York: Ballantine (2002); pg. 2. "As for the Native American sellers, sure, maybe they could've scared up a better price for Manhattan if they'd posted it on eBay, but whaddayagonnado? Right place, wrong time. Besides, it turned out that these Native American guys, New York's first documented real estate moguls, actually belonged to the Canarsie tribe, which meant they maybe had the right to sell off part of Brooklyn, a little of Queens, but absolutely no legal claims to Manhattan whatsoever. "
Native Americans New York: New York City 2013 Claremont, Chris. New Mutants, Vol. 1, No. 48: "Ashes of the Heart ". New York: Marvel Comics Group (Feb. 1987); pg. 15. Sam: "Stay alert, we're deep in Indian country. " [Also, Danielle Moonstar/Mirage, a Cheyenne Indian, is one of the main characters in the story. Her ethnicity is not mentioned by name, but there are Native American touches to the outfit she wears (such as the bracelets).]
Native Americans New York: New York City 2040 Pohl, Frederik. The Years of the City. New York: Timescape (1984); pg. 251. "Jimper was drafted to help the dollies in and out of the Native American pavilion, where a young man, wearing a loosely tied scarlet sash, a scarf and long, black hair, said over and over, 'I am your guide for today. I am a member of the Lenni-Lenape nation, and my name is Alexander.'...

He became aware that, outside the Native American pavilion, Jeff Bratislaw was watching him. " [May be a small amount of other refs. not in DB.]

Native Americans New York: New York City 2076 Morehouse, Lyda. Archangel Protocol. New York: Penguin Putnam (2001); pg. 274. "I'd heard about the street culture that had emerged here, but, as a cop, I'd never been privileged to witness it firsthand. Indians, Asians, Blacks and the occasional white face sat on the stoop... "
Native Americans New York: New York City: Manhattan 1600 Asimov, Isaac & Janet Asimov. Norby Down to Earth. New York: Walker and Co. (1989); pg. 66. "'Humans!' said Mentor First. 'Where are we?'

People were moving among the trees, and one bronze-colored man leapt to the top of a high rock, shouting and waving his bow. He took an arrow from the quiver he carried, fitted it to his bowstring, and sent it thudding harmlessly against the side of the ship.

'Those are Manhattan Indians,' said Jeff. 'And that's the Hudson River, with the Palisades beyond. We've gone back in time, before 1626 when the Indians sold the island to the Dutch. Take the ship higher and you'll be able to see all the way south down to the tip and New York Bay.' "

Native Americans New York: New York City: Manhattan 2011 Baxter, Stephen. Manifold: Time. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 299. "Cornelius was growing angry. 'We could be remembered as the ultimate suckers. Like the Native Americans who sold Manhattan for a handful of beads.' "
Native Americans New York: New York City: Manhattan 3414 Farmer, Philip Jose. Dayworld. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons (1985); pg. 79. "Wednesday did not know it, since its main ethnic flavoring in Manhattan was not Chinese but Amerind and Bengali. "
Native Americans New York: Westchester County 1984 Claremont, Chris. New Mutants, Vol. 1, No. 15: "Scaredy Cat! ". New York: Marvel Comics Group (May 1984); pg. 11. Danielle Moonstar's thoughts: "By my ancestors! I hit them... and they vanish! " [Danielle is one of main characters in this issue.]
Native Americans New York: Westchester County 1986 Claremont, Chris. New Mutants, Vol. 1, No. 35: "The Times, They Are A'changin'! ". New York: Marvel Comics Group (Jan. 1986); pg. 5. Danielle's thoughts: "So much happened to us--to me--in Asgard, I was counting on the Prof... to help me understand it. Oh, Spirits, what'll I do now?!? " [She is looking at a Native American vase. Her exclamation reflects her religious heritage.]
Native Americans New York: Westchester County 1986 Claremont, Chris. New Mutants, Vol. 1, No. 35: "The Times, They Are A'changin'! ". New York: Marvel Comics Group (Jan. 1986); pg. 14. [Some local Salem Center men attack Danielle as she walks home from Harry's.] Danielle: "That's my bracelet! Give it back, you creep! "; assailant: "Ow! She bit me! I'm bleeding! Tha's not nice, Pocahontas! You want it rough, you got it! " [Calls her 'Pocahontas' as a reference to her ethnicity.]
Native Americans New York: Westchester County 1986 Claremont, Chris. New Mutants, Vol. 1, No. 36: "Subway to Salvation ". New York: Marvel Comics Group (Feb. 1986); pg. 17. Danielle: "Sacred ancestors--did I do that?!!? "
Native Americans New York: Westchester County 1986 Claremont, Chris. New Mutants, Vol. 1, No. 37: "If I Should Die ". New York: Marvel Comics Group (Mar. 1986); pg. 2. Pg. 1: In panel 2, the New Mutants are watching a movie on TV. The screen shows a savage Indian.; Pg. 2: [Panel 3, TV shows an Indian holding an axe up, threatening a captive blonde woman.] Illyana: "There's the villain--ol' snake in the grass! "; Doug: "Touch a hair of that lady's head, you creep--and you'll answer to the U.S. Calvary! "; Rahne: "Stop this, all of you--Hush up! "; Sam: "Rahne, c'mon--it's only a movie. "; Rahne: "These are Indians, Sam--just like Dani! Making sport with them--saying such cruel an' wicked things--is like doing the same for her! "; Danielle's thoughts: "Attagirl, Rahne. You tell 'em! "; Danielle: "Hey! Gang!! Keep the noise down!!! I'm talking long-distance to my mom! "; Pg. 3: Danielle [to mom]: "They're watching some dumb cowboy movie--of course we're the bad guys--yeah, I wish things were different, too. " [She's not that concerned, however. She then talks to her mom about her new horse. Danielle is a character throughout story.]
Native Americans New York: Westchester County 1986 Claremont, Chris. New Mutants, Vol. 1, No. 45: "We Were Only Foolin' ". New York: Marvel Comics Group (Nov. 1986); pg. 6. Danielle's thoughts: "What's that?! " [she sees an anti-mutant bumper sticker] "Cute. I saw bumper stickers like that in Colorado. Only, instead of 'mutants' . . . they said 'Redskins.' Some things--some attitudes--never change. " [More, pg. 17.]
Native Americans North America -13212 B.C.E. Anderson, Poul. The Shield of Time. New York: Tor (1990); pg. 117-126. Pg. 117: 13,212 B.C. "; Pg. 122: "Of course, Aryuk was fully Homo sapiens, archaic Caucasoid; his ancestors had drifted here from western Asia. Tamberly had sometimes reflected on the irony that the very first Americans were closer to being white than anything else. "; Pg. 124: "I'm no anthropologist... but I'd guess these count as archaic or proto-Mongoloid. They have surely come from the west... "; Pg. 125: "'Heaven knows what they will be anyway. Those are surely Paleo-Indians out of Siberia...' "; Pg. 126: "Red Wolf and his men could not harry the mammoths much farther... " [Much subsequent material in many chapters deals directly with Red Wolf and this ancient tribal people.]
Native Americans North America -12000 B.C.E. Niven, Larry & Jerry Pournelle. The Burning City. New York: Pocket Books (2000); pg. 274. "'Coyote?'

'Hickamore once mimicked a shaman freshly dead. His spells have succeeded beyond his maddest dreams. And I am Coyote, yes.' The voice of a god. Hickamore had tried to call Coyote. 'But do you know who Coyote is?'

'A god among the Bison People. I've heard stories. My people may have known of you, Coyote. The stories made you sound like a clever Lordkin.'

Coyote laughed. His throat was drying out in death. Whandall glanced aside: Twisted Cloud was basking in a state of worship. He'd get no help from her. Don't offend a god, he thought... " [Many other refs. to an imagined form of very ancient Native American religion throughout book. Other refs. not in DB.]

Native Americans North America -12000 B.C.E. Niven, Larry & Jerry Pournelle. The Burning City. New York: Pocket Books (2000); pg. 485. [Afterword] "The 'Native' Americans who invaded the American continent from Siberia fourteen thousand years ago found that they could use the native mammoths and horses s meat. These creatures they ultimately exterminated. When the Americas were later invaded from Europe, there were no suitable riding beasts from which to fight. "
Native Americans North America 1270 C.E. Shuler, Linda Lay. She Who Remembers. New York: Arbor House (1988); pg. xiv. "The Indian crawled to the edge of the stony slope and peered down. In a deep, V-shaped ravine, tall trees showered red and golden leaves into a stream hurrying down the mountain... The Indian knew it well; it stood in he dwelling place of spirits.

Now the pace was occupied by gods!

...'Give me a sign,' he prayed.

For a time there was no reply. Then a jay flew down and perched on the stone. It scrutinized him with its sharp black eyes, but made no sound, no exclamation at his trespass. The spirits welcomed him here.

The Indian gestured in reverence. 'I thank you, bird spirit,' he said. The jay flew away. " [Many other refs., not in DB.]

Native Americans North America 1270 C.E. Shuler, Linda Lay. She Who Remembers. New York: Arbor House (1988); pg. 317. "Two Elk shifted uneasily. The White Buffalo was a powerful spirit. Perhaps he should seek a vision of his own. Preparations for the Snake Dance would begin soon. Maybe the plumped Serpent god, Quetzalcoatl, would bestow wisdom as well as rain upon his people and show Tolonqua the error of his ways. Yes, he, Two Elk, would seek a vision at the time of the Snake Dance. "
Native Americans North America 1270 C.E. Shuler, Linda Lay. She Who Remembers. New York: Arbor House (1988); pg. xi. "Anasazi is a Navaho word meaning 'The Ancient Ones.' Pueblo Indians of today prefer the name Hi-sat-si-nom, 'The People of Long Ago.' Because Anasazi is the name commonly used, it is used in this book. 'Utes,' 'Apaches,' and other tribes mentioned are ancestors of those who came later; names given are today's.

Who knows what they called themselves, those ancient ones, the people of long ago? " [Many other refs. throughout book, only a few in DB, and most listed under specific tribe name.]

Native Americans North America 1270 C.E. Shuler, Linda Lay. She Who Remembers. New York: Arbor House (1988); pg. xiv. "The Indian crawled to the edge of the stony slope and peered down... The Indian knew it well... " [Many other refs., not in DB.]
Native Americans North America 1270 C.E. Shuler, Linda Lay. She Who Remembers. New York: Arbor House (1988), book jacket. Book jacket: "Kokopelli, the Toltec magician, rescues [Kwani] from an early death and takes her to the Place of the Eagle Clan, where Kwani is transformed from a cringing, frightened outcast into She Who Remembers, one of the Chosen of the Gods who communes with eternal spirits at the House of the Sun, and who teaches young girls the ancient secrets only women know, secrets which all women possess but which may lie hidden, awaiting rediscovery. " [Other refs. throughout book, not in DB.]
Native Americans North America 1270 C.E. Shuler, Linda Lay. She Who Remembers. New York: Arbor House (1988), book jacket. Book jacket: "Two hundred years before Columbus, the cliff-dwelling Anasazi Indians built great stone cities in the American Southwest. Hunters and mystics of many clans roamed the desert. Viking explorers made their way across the territory while, from the vast Toltec kingdom of the south, a mysterious trader, acclaimed as a fertility god by the clanswomen he visited, traveled from tribe to tribe. It is against this background that She Who Remembers is told. It is the story of Kwani, an Anasazi of A.D. 1270, whose blue eyes mark her as a witch. Driven out of her tribe, she is left in the wilderness to die. " [Refs. throughout novel, not in DB. This is a historical novel about pre-Columbian Native Americans.]
Native Americans North America 1758 Disch, Thomas M. The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World. New York: Simon & Schuster (2000; c. 1998); pg. 186. Pg. 185: "Swedish mystic... Emanuel Swedenborg wrote one of the first eyewitness accounts of a close encounter of the third kind. In his treatise of 1758, De telluribus [Concerning Other Worlds]... "; Pg. 186: "As a recent commentator on De telluribus observes... The 'remote space,' in this case, is the New World, as known to Swedenborg from the reports and apocryphal tales of the first explorers... The characteristics ascribed to Martians, Jovians, and Saturnians--their beardlessness, tawny complexions, simple diet, and habitations--are similarly derived from what has been reported of (or imputed to) North American Indians. "
Native Americans North America 1761 Green, Roland J. "The King of Poland's Foot Cavalry " in Alternate Tyrants (Mike Resnick, ed.) New York: Tor (1997); pg. 245. Pg. 245: "Also, nowhere along the frontier has any man stayed alive without adopting some of the skills of the redskins, who are unblushed pagans! "; Pg. 246: "Also, Lord Richard Howe may have to lift the siege of Fort Ticonderoga, in order to prevent the French and their Indian allies from thrusting down the Hudson Valley toward New York. " [Many other refs. not in DB.]
Native Americans North America 1881 Turtledove, Harry. How Few Remain. New York: Ballantine (1997); pg. 34. "'...and also spurred by the Sioux uprising in Minnesota, the USA had thrown swarms of soldiers across the prairie, subduing the aborigines by numbers and firepower even if not with any great military skill. These days, the Indians could only stand and watch as the lands that had been theirs served the purposes of a stronger race.

Roosevelt looked for the Indians to head into one of the saloons sprouting like mushrooms along Broadway. Instead, they tied up their horses in front of Houlihan's establishment and went in there. Roosevelt's head bobbed up and down in approval: Indians who needed hammers or saw blads or a keg of nails were Indians on the way to civilization. He'd heard the Lord's Prayer had been translated into Sioux, which he also took as a good sign. "

Native Americans North America 1905 Gibson, William & Bruce Sterling. The Difference Engine. New York: Bantam (1991); pg. 38. "To hear Houston tell it, Jackson had also bravely fought against Indians, and even been president of America for a time... when he'd fought a campaign under Jackson against the Indians called Creek... " [Other refs. not in DB.]
Native Americans North America 1905 Gibson, William & Bruce Sterling. The Difference Engine. New York: Bantam (1991); pg. 64. "'Hate pimps,' he announced tonelessly. 'Hate 'em like I hate Injuns. Or Mexicans. Mexican Injuns . . . French Mexican Injuns with guns, three, four hundred strong. On horseback, got them wind-up rifles, closest thing to devils on earth.' "
Native Americans North America 1905 Gibson, William & Bruce Sterling. The Difference Engine. New York: Bantam (1991); pg. 269. "'Never saw Americans, just Indians.' And the less said about that the better, thought Mallory. "
Native Americans North America 1956 de Camp, L. Sprague. "Aristotle and the Gun " in Modern Classics of Science Fiction. (Gardner Dozois, ed.) New York: St. Martin's Press (1991; story c. 1956); pg. 23. "My dear Consul:

You have no doubt heard of our glorious victory at Ptaksit, when our noble Sachim destroyed the armored chivalry of the Mengwe by the brilliant use of pikemen and archery... Sagoyewatha and most of his Senecas fell, and the Oneidas broke before out countercharge. The envoys from the Grand Council of the Long House arrive tomorrow for a peace-pauwau. "

Native Americans North America 1963 Simak, Clifford D. Way Station. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Robert Bentley, Inc. (reprinted 1979; copyright 1963); pg. 38. "'Throughout the Earth as well, in the early days, there had been sign languages, and none so well devloped as that one which obtained among the aborigines of North America, so that an Amerindian, no matter what his tongue, could express himself among many other tribes. But even so the sign language of the Indian was, at best, a crutch that allowed a man to hobble when he couldn't run. "
Native Americans North America 1976 Amis, Kingsley. The Alteration. New York: Viking Press (1976); pg. 55. "'Those men, sir, the one who drove me here and the one who let me in--what are they?'

Van den Haag said at once, 'They're Indians, Hubert. Descended from the folk who lived in the Americas before the white man came.'

'I thought they rode horses and hunted buffaloes and lived in tents.'

'They did at one time, or some of them did, but no longer. Now they work in the mils, in the fields, in the mines, in the fishing-fleet, and some as servants, like Samuel and Domingo whom you saw.'

'Domingo--isn't that an Italian name?'

'Spanish, or Mexican more truly. Yes, they come to us from all over the ocntinent and further, from Lousiana, Cuba, Florida, and even from South America and NEw Muscovy.'

'Why do they come from so far?'

'For the good life we offer them, Hubert, so much better than they've known. And we pay their journey costs. It makes the other countries angry, they say we steal their best folk...' "

Native Americans North America 1976 Amis, Kingsley. The Alteration. New York: Viking Press (1976); pg. 56. "So it was, by van den Haag's account: one of a number of ways in which the speech of his nation had been effected by that of its French-speaking neighbour, Louisiana, whose Indians had turned out long ago to be peculiarly well fitted to serve as nursemaids to white children. Hubert was interested enough to hear his, but he had asked his question chiefly in order to help the talk follow the course it had been given. He knew that his host had started explaining about Indians in such detail not only because the subject was one of his favourites, but also in oder to give him (Hubert) a chance to become accustomed to his unfamiliar situation. " [Some other refs. not in DB. See also pg. 57, 63, 146, etc.]
Native Americans North America 1988 Foster, Alan Dean. To the Vanishing Point. New York: Warner Books (1988); pg. 157. "'I don't much like Indians.'

'That's all right,' Burnfingers responded studiously. 'I do not care for blondes who bleach their hair and try to look younger than they are.' "

Native Americans North America 1990 Anderson, Jack. Zero Time. New York: Kensington Publishing (1990); pg. 258. He pointed to the ceramic oven, in a separate shaft that was vented out the side of the mountain. It was capable, he said, of being heated to temperatures up to 1,500 degrees Fahrenheit, and would be used to melt the uranium down when it was molded. "We use what is called the 'lost wax' process, " he explained. "Even the Amerian Indians were familiar with this technique. A mold is made into which the metal is poured. When it has cooled and hardened, the wax is peeled away. "
Native Americans North America 1997 Brin, David. The Postman. New York: Bantam (1985); pg. 231. "
Lost Empire

... In other tracts I have spoken of other types of systems--of the honor of medieval Japan, of the glorious, wild American Indians, and of shining Europe during the period effete scholars today call its 'Dark Age.' "

Native Americans North America 1997 Sawyer, Robert J. Illegal Alien. New York: Ace Books (1997); pg. 221. "'...But poor eyesight is not just a modern ailment. The ancient Indians of North America used to have their own eye tests. The second-last star in the big Dipper is actually a double star. On a clear night, a person with normal vision should be able to easily see a second, fainter star very close to the main one; that's the test the Indians used.' "
Native Americans North America 1998 Wilson, Robert Charles. Mysterium. New York: Bantam (1994); pg. 47. "Some nights it was almost a prayer. She remembered her mother murmuring prayers at night: ostensibly to Apollo, since Daddy was a paidonomos in that cult, but more likely to the land around their house in rural New York, away from city lights... A prayer to the local gods, who went nameless in the New World, at least since the aboriginals had been exerminated or driven west... "
Native Americans North America 2002 Waldrop, Howard. Them Bones. New York: Ace Science Fiction (1984); pg. 100. [Most of the book deals with Native Americans in the Louisiana area in an alternative timeline. Most references are not in DB.] "I noticed that the Dreaming Killer and his Buzzard Cult people weren't with us. I asked Took.

'Religious differences,' he said.

Sun Man raised his arms and yelled three times, like he does every morning. I caught enough of his chant to know that he was calling on the big Woodpecker

Native Americans North America 2011 Sawyer, Robert J. The Terminal Experiment. New York: HarperCollins (1995); pg. 260. "NET NEWS DIGEST... The suicide rates on Native reserves in the United States and Canada, and in the three largest ghettos in the U.S., were at a five-year high this past month. One suicide note, from Los Angeles, typified a recurrent theme: 'Something beyond this life exists. It can't be worse than being here.' "
Native Americans North America 2019 Burton, Levar. Aftermath. New York: Warner Books (1997); pg. 21. "'Mind over body is not a theory. It's a fact. The Chinese have been incorporating it into their medicine for years; so have the American Indians and many South American and African tribes. only Western cultures have ignored this important truth. We live in a world of prescription medicines and needless operations, closing and locking the door on the one true cure.' "
Native Americans North America 2020 Heinlein, Robert A. Friday. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1982); pg. 57. "'Certainly, you told us. Amerindian. Uh, Cherokee, you said. Marj! Did I hurt your feelings? Oh, dear! It's not like that at all. Everybody knows that Amerindians are-- Well, just like white people. Every bit as good.' "
Native Americans North America 2025 Anderson, Poul. "No Truce with Kings " in The Hugo Winners: Volumes One and Two. (Isaac Asimov, ed.) Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1971; story copyright 1963); pg. 377. "...halted by Major Jacobsen. Th latter, who must have sent him, sat mounted near the infantry line. The scout was a Klamath Indian, stocky in buckskins, a bow on his shoulder. Arrows were favored over guns by many of the men from the northern districts: cheaper than bullets, no noise, less range but as much firepower as a bolt-action rifle. In the bad old days before the Pacific States had formed their union, archers along forest trails had saved many a town from conquest; they still helped keep that union loose. "
Native Americans North America 2025 Dick, Philip K. The Penultimate Truth. New York: Dell (1964); pg. 113. "'You tell him... that you know, because you're an engineer, that what you have is not terran-made. No American Indians of the year 1425 made objects like that--hell, anybody would know that...' "
Native Americans North America 2026 Moffett, Judith. Time, Like an Ever-Rolling Stream. New York: St. Martin's Press (1992); pg. 252. "'Something else I just remembered is that Native Americans used to believe certain places were sacred. We learned about it in school. Now, why were they sacred? Because their ancestors were buried there, or something more?'

'We can look it up in the library next week, when we get back. I remember something like that too. The Indians believed the land they lived on was holy, they had a sort of religious attitude toward it . . .'

'Yeah, and so the way they lived on the land was like the way you said Orrin and Hannah lived here Reverent. They had, like--a relationship with the land that was part of their religion.' "

Native Americans North America 2050 Stephenson, Neal. The Diamond Age. New York: Bantam (1995); pg. 94. "...many cultures have a Trickster figure... The Indians of the American Southwest called him Coyoto, those of the Pacific Coast called him Raven. Europeans called him Reynard the Fox. African-Americans called him Br'er Rabbit. In twentieth-century literature he appears first as Bugs Bunny and then as the Hacker.' "
Native Americans North America 2150 Anderson, Poul. Genesis. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 198. "A procession went upon it. An elephant led, as richly caparisoned as the man under the silk awning of a howdah. Shaven-headed men in yellow robes walked after, flanked by horsemen who bore poles from which pennons streamed scarlet and gold. The sound of slowly beaten gongs and minor-key chanting came faint through the wind... Yes, the appearance was quite Chinese, or Chinese-derived, except that a number of the individuals he studied had more of an Amerindian countenance and the leader on the elephant wore a feather bonnet above his robe.

...'You are a height of the Great Tranquility' the amulet voice answered.

'How many like that were there ever?' Christian wondered. 'Where, when, how?'

'You are in North America, in the twenty-second century by your reckoning. Chinese navigators arrived on the Pacific shore seven hundred years ago, and colonists followed.' "

Native Americans North America 2150 Anderson, Poul. Genesis. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 198. [No. American settled by Chinese.] "'Given the distance to sail and the dangers, the process was slow,' the voice went on. 'While the newcomers displaced or subjugated the natives wherever they settled, most remained free for a long time, acquired the technology, and also developed resistance to introduced diseases. Eventually, being on roughly equal terms, the races began to mingle, genetically and culturally. The settlers mitigated the savagery of the religions they had encountered, but learned from the societies as well as teaching. You behold the outcome.'

'The Way of the Buddha?' Laurinda asked very softly.

'As influenced by Taoism and local nature cults. It is a harmonious faith, without sects or heresies, pervading the civilization.' " [More, not in DB.]

Native Americans North America 2150 Pohl, Frederik. "Hatching the Phoenix " in The Year's Best Science Fiction, Vol. 17 (Gardner Dozois, ed.) New York: St. Martin's Press (2000); pg. 249. "I stared at her. 'You mean they're spreading disease? As a weapon?'

'I believe that is likely, and not at all without precedent,' she informed me, preparing to lecture. She started by reminding me of the way the first American colonists in New England gave smallpox-laden blankets to the Indians to get them out of the way--'The colonists were Christians, of course, and very religious'--and went on from there. "

Native Americans North America 2200 Aldiss, Brian. "A Whiter Mars " in Supertoys Last All Summer Long. New York: St. Martin's Griffin (2001; c. 1995); pg. 219. "You're speaking of the way the West was won in the case of North America? The slaughter of the Indian nations, the killing of the buffalo? Wasn't all that a primitive kind of terraforming? "
Native Americans North America 2555 Barton, William. Acts of Conscience. New York: Warner Books (1997); pg. 202. "Something about another vidnet show. Anthropology. Humans of the Upper Paleolithic kept horses, kept them penned up to the point where the horses would go nuts, would lift themselves off the ground by biting down on the corral rails. I've got the memory all mixed up with some other story, about how the Aurignacian hunters came to Europe just long enough to wipe out the Neanderthal, then headed on east across Beringia to become the first Amerinds. Something about a valley of horses. Yes. So did dear little Ayla ride her horses... "
Native Americans North America 3000 Hubbard, L. Ron. Battlefield Earth. New York: St. Martin's Press (1982); pg. 382. "Were there any other peoples in America? Well, there were a couple found in British Columbia and four found in the Sierra Nevadas--a mountain range to the west--and some Indians--not really from India but called that--in some mountains way to the south. There were Eskimo and Alaskan tribes but they didn't count geographically in America.

Brown Limper had been making progress. Since each Council member had one vote, he engineered the rescue of the people in British Columbia and the four in the Sierra Nevadas... and settled them in his village as tribes and now claimed three Council votes. He was just now working on the Indian question to get a member of that tribe up here and so have four Council votes. " [Some other refs., incl. pg. 411.]

Native Americans North Carolina 1995 Lisle, Holly & Chris Guin. Mall, Mayhem and Magic. New York: Baen (1995); pg. 231. "He wouldn't get caught the way Natty Bumpo and the 'redskins' in The Deerslayer and Last of the Mohicans were always getting caught. "
Native Americans North Dakota 1996 McDevitt, Jack. Ancient Shores. New York: HarperCollins (1996); pg. 46. Pg. 46: "'So you're saying what?' said Max. 'That the boat was built in Japan? Or on Mars?' [The odd boat found in the farmer's field in North Dakota.]

'Maybe Mars. Or a pre-Native American super-high-tech civilization in North Dakota.' ";

Pg. 67: "'...Arowheads? Indian burial ground? Old oil cans?...' "

Native Americans, continued


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