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One Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary of the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign: Historical Programs and Dedication of Markers along Route of March

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of the State of New York: 1929

Seller ID: 2259845


Wrappers lightly toned. 1929 Stapled Binding. 63 pp. Pageants: Genesee Country, Leicester, September 14, 1929; Finger Lakes Area, Geneva, September, 21, 1929; Newtown Battlefield Area, Elmira, September 28, 1929. Includes black-and-white photographs. View more info

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A Genesee Harvest, A Scene in Time, 1779 (Number Seven in a Series)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Genesee Valley Council on the Arts: 1979

Seller ID: 2269207


Very minor general wear. 1979 Soft Cover. 96 pp. CONTENTS: Preface, by Bertha Van Buren Lederer; Genesee, Signifying The Beautiful Valley, by Caroline E. Kramer; The Prehistory of the Seneca Iroquois in the Genesee Valley, by George Hammell; Seneca Cultural Change, by George Abrams; The Colonial Period, by Robert Venables; The Genesee Valley Seneca Iroquois, 1750-97: Contemporary Sources, by George Hammell: The Moravians, the French, the British, the Sullivan Campaigners... View more info

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The History of Events Resulting in Indian Consolidation West of the Mississippi. [from Annual Report of the American Historical Association for 1906]

By: Abel, Annie Heloise

Price: $125.00

Publisher: [American Historical Association]: 1908

Seller ID: 2187980


Base of boards faintly stained, free endpapers removed. 1908 Hard Cover. 233-450 pp. 8vo. A separately bound edition of the Justin Winsor Prize winning essay originally published by the American Historical Association in 1906. The author, a Ph.D., was a Bulkley Fellow in History at Yale University, Associate Professor in History at Wells College, and Instructor in History at The Woman's College of Baltimore. She discusses the origins of the plan for Indian removal, unsuc... View more info

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The Masters of the Peaks: A Story of the Great North Woods (French and Indian War Series)

By: Altsheler, Joseph A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Appleton-Century: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2260639


Reprint. Quarter-size surface tear to jacket front, jacket edges rubbed, jacket lightly foxed (more so on reverse), front jacket flap price clipped, page ridges lightly foxed. 1946 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 310 pp. It is laid in the period of the French and Indian War, just after the colonists' first big victory at Lake George, and it pictures their subsequent struggles with Montcalm. The book ends with the massacre of Fort William Henry. ... View more info

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American Indian Women: Telling Their Lives

By: Bataille, Gretchen M.; Sands, Kathleen Mullen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1985

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2263284


3rd printing. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1985 Hard Cover. ix, 209 pp. Indian women's autobiographies have been slighted because of the assumption that women had a secondary and insignificant role in Indian society. Gretchen M. Bataille and Kathleen Mullen Sands cogently demonstrate in this book the creative vitality of autobiographies that, despite differences in style and purpose, clarify the centrality of women in American Indian cultures. Included is a comprehensive... View more info

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Aboriginal Place Names of New York (New York State Museum Bulletin 108, Archeology 12)

By: Beauchamp, William M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York State Education Department: 1907

Seller ID: 2130087


Binding repaired. 1907 Trade Paperback. 333 pp. Wrappers. Comprehensive study of Native American place names in New York State by county, providing an interesting glimpse into the origins of current names for towns, state parks, rivers, etc. Also provides an interesting context for which tribes were settled in which areas of New York State, and their spheres of influence. View more info

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The Sacred Path: Spells, Prayers & Power Songs of the American Indians

By: Bierhorst, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Quill: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268436


Ink notes on front and rear blanks. 1984 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 191 pp. The only up-to-date anthology of traditional American poetry, The sacred Oath emphasizes the relationship between the life of the individual and the power of the spoken word. Arranged as the progression of a human life, beginning with chants to ease the labor of an expectant mother, the selections narrate a journey through birth and infancy puberty adulthood, a... View more info

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Ohitika Woman

By: Bird, Mary Brave; Erdoes, Richard

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 1993

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1536784


First printing. 1993 Trade Paperback. 274 pp. The dramatic, brutally honest, and ultimately triumphant sequel to the bestselling American Book Award winner Lakota Woman, this book continues Mary Brave Bird's courageous story of life as a Native American in a white-dominated society. View more info

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

By: Brown, Dee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1971

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2270168


A few very minor chips and very minor tears along jacket edges, otherwise a very nice copy. 1971 Hard Cover. xvii, 487 pp. Includes black & white photographs. Dee Brown's eloquent, meticulously documented account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the nineteenth century uses council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions. Brown allows great chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Ute, Sioux, Cheyenne, and other tribes ... View more info

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The Flight of the Wild Gander: Explorations in the Mythological Dimensions of Fairy Tales, Legends, and Symbols

By: Campbell, Joseph

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HarperPerennial: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268745


First printing. Rear wrapper lightly bumped, pages faintly toned. 1990 Trade Paperback. viii, 248 pp. Focuses on the nature of myths and the significant of symbolic images to the human psyche. In Flight of the Wild Gander, renowned mythologist Joseph Campbell -- in his first collection of essays, written between 1944 and 1968 -- explores the individual and geographical origins of myth, outlining the full range of mythology from Grimm's fairy tales to American Indian lege... View more info

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The Education of Little Tree

By: Carter, Forrest; Strickland, Rennard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 2004

Seller ID: 2201813


Sticker adhesive to rear wrapper. 2004 Trade Paperback. viii, 216 pp. The Education of Little Tree tells of a boy orphaned very young, who is adopted by his Cherokee grandmother and half-Cherokee grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Tennessee during the Great Depression. “Little Tree” as his grandparents call him is shown how to hunt and survive in the mountains, to respect nature in the Cherokee Way, taking only what is needed, leaving the rest for nature to... View more info

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The Seminoles of Florida

By: Covington, James W. [Warren]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University Press of Florida: 1993

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2197879


Book club paperback. Edges a bit rubbed. 1993 Trade Paperback. x, 379 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. The most comprehensive account of the history of the Florida Seminoles yet undertaken. -- John K. Mahon, author of History of the Second Seminole War The history of the Seminole Indians in Florida embodies a vital part of the tragic history of native and white American conflict throughout the entire United States. Drawing on widely scattered scholarship, including the oldest docum... View more info

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Edward Curtis: The Master Prints

By: Curtis, Edward; Monroe, Dan L. (Foreword); Worswick, Clark; Haukaas, Thomas (Afterword)

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Arena Editions: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1893331


First edition. Minimal loss of gilt from titles, otherwise an exceptional copy. 2001 Large Hardcover. 191 pp. Original beige cloth, gilt titles, photographic plate mounted on front board. Edward S. Curtis was the greatest photographer of Native Americans that this country has ever produced. Curtis photographed more than eighty Native American tribes at what for many was the penultimate moment of their existence in a period spanning more than three decades. Seen in Curtis... View more info

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History of the Indians of Connecticut from the Earliest Known Period to 1850.

By: De Forest, John W.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Wm. Jas. Hamersley: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2003607


First edition. Map and woodcuts present. Spine cloth split at rear joint, backstrip loose - easily repaired. Boards rubbed, scattered light foxing. Goodspeed catalog number in pencil on front endpaper. 1851 Hard Cover. xxvi, 509 pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped borders. Includes very detailed table of contents and index, with six appendices following text. Sabin 19292. Howes D216: Best account of these tribes. View more info

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Lincoln Recevant les Indiens Comanches [Lincoln Receives the Comanche Indians]

By: Delanney, Ferd.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Ch. Chardon: 1863

Seller ID: 2205080


Matted for framing, taped to board at corners. Appears trimmed at lower edge. Image is free of stains, tears, and foxing, and the paper has not toned. 1863 Single Sheet. A hand-colored lithograph by Ferd. Delanney, measuring 6 5/8 x 4 3/4, on a 10 5/16 x 6 3/4 sheet (possibly trimmed). Printed in 1863 in Paris, it depicts President Lincoln in the East Room of the White House, receiving several Comanche chieftains. The Native Americans are highlighted with bold, bright co... View more info

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Sasanoa and the Wool Witch: A Romance of Legendary History

By: Delano, Rev. George S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Smith & Sale: 1911

Seller ID: 2260180


A near fine copy with good onion-skin wrapper in good slipcase. A few chips to onion-skin wrapper. 1911 Hard Cover. 95 pp. A near fine copy with good onion-skin wrapper in good slipcase. A vede narrative of a Native American princess in Kennebec Valley, Maine. View more info

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The Osage People and Their Trust Property

By: Department of Interior

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Department of Interior: 1953

Seller ID: 2069341


Wrapper toned, lightly rubbed & soiled. 1953 Large Softcover. 192 pp. A field report of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Anadarko Area Office. View more info

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The Vanishing Race: The Last Great Indian Council

By: Dixon, Joseph K.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Eagle: 1972

Seller ID: 1832887


1972 Mass Market Paperback. 230 pp. A documentary account of the final Native American council. View more info

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A Particular History of the Five Years French and Indian War in New England and Parts Adjacent, from its Declaration by the King of France, March 15, 1744, to the Treaty with the Eastern Indians, Oct. 16, 1749, Sometimes Called Governor Shirley's War. With a Memoir of Major-General Shirley, Accompanied by His Portrait and Other Engravings

By: Drake, Samuel G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heritage Books: 1984

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2260638


1984 reissue of 1870 original. No jacket, minor pencil underlining. We have more books available by this author!. 312 pp. The French and Indian War (1754–63) comprised the North American theater of the worldwide Seven Years' War of 1756–63. It pitted the colonies of British America against those of New France. Both sides were supported by military units from their parent countries of Great Britain and France, as well as by American Indian allies. At the start of the ... View more info

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The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend

By: Drury, Bob; Clavin, Tom

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2200215


Reprint. Spine lightly creased. 2014 Trade Paperback. xii, 414 pp. An acclaimed New York Times bestseller, selected by Salon as a best book of the year, the astonishing untold story of the life and times of Sioux warrior Red Cloud: “a page-turner with remarkable immediacy…and the narrative sweep of a great Western” (The Boston Globe).Red Cloud was the only American Indian in history to defeat the United States Army in a war, forcing the government to sue for p... View more info

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From the Deep Woods to Civilization: Chapters in the Autobiography of an Indian

By: Eastman, Charles A. (Ohiyesa)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown, and Company: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2188001


1931 printing. Clean and unmarked, binding square and tight. 1916 Hard Cover. x, 206 pp. 8vo. A follow-up to the 1902 biography Indian Boyhood, which detailed Eastman's youth. This volume picks up at age fifteen (~1873), and continues through the date of original publication (1916). After his early life with the Sioux, Eastman attended Boston University and became an authoritative author and speaker on Sioux ethnology and Native American affairs. He was also an advocate ... View more info

Status Terminology and the Social Structure of North American Indians

By: Edmonson, Munro S.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of Washington Press: 1958

Seller ID: 1300705


Pages toned, jacket rubbed.Good. 1958 Hard Cover. 84 pp. This book is a study of the way some American Indians look at their own societies. Using the terms created by the Indians to define their own social structure in their own languages, Mr. Edmonson presents and illustrates a method both useful for description and for comparative analysis. View more info

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The Nightway: A History and a History of Documentation of a Navajo Ceremonial

By: Faris, James C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Mexico: 1990

Seller ID: 2170968


Light rubbing to jacket.Very Good. 1990 Hard Cover. Traces the history and genealogies of Nightway medicine men and the history of the recording and documentation of this healing ceremonial by non-Navajo observers. Includes the complete Nightway narrative as given by Hosteen Klah in 1928. View more info

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War-Path and Bivouac: The Big Horn and Yellowstone Expedition

By: Finerty, John F.; Qaife, Milo Milton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1970

Seller ID: 2205857


Spine creased, wrappers lightly rubbed and lightly toned, faint stain to front wrapper, ink name to half-title page. 1970 Trade Paperback. xlviii, 375 pp. It was the luck of the Irish that John F. Finerty, a  crack reporter on the Chicago Times, didn't get his way when he was assigned to cover the Big Horn and Yellowstone Expedition. Finerty wanted to go with General Custer and his men; he was ordered to go with General Crook's column instead--and thus lived to write th... View more info

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The Book of the American Indian

By: Garland, Hamlin

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1893329


First edition. Color picture plate mounted on front jacket panel. Very good in good jacket. Pencil name on front endpaper. acket price clipped, jacket edges rubbed with some loss and a few repairs to reverse. 1923 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 274 pp. Original black cloth spine over paper-covered boards, picture plate mounted on front board. Color frontispiece, two other color plates, and numerous black & white plates by Frederic Remingto... View more info

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Stories Told in the Wigwam (Illustrated)

By: Glynn, Gower

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McLoughlin Brothers: 1911

Seller ID: 2207522


Color frontispiece. Stain to rear board, front endpaper missing, front and rear hinges starting, ink name. 1911 Large Hardcover. 194 pp. The following stories are some which old squaws, in their wigwams, have told over and over again to the young Indians gathered around the camp fires, in the backwoods of America, while the wolves howled in the distance, and the air was filled with the strange night-sounds, which only the forest knows. You will see running through them a... View more info

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Ten Fac-simile Reproductions Relating to Various Subjects [Facsimile]

By: Green, Samuel Abbott

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston / University Press: John Wilson and Sons, Cambridge: 1903

Seller ID: 2079676


First edition. Former copy of New York University Library, deaccessioned - usual marks. Stain on margin of last page. 1903 Large Hardcover. 36 pp. Folio. Facsimiles of ten important early publications related to the British colonies in Massachusetts, with accompanying text. One of 125 copies. Includes: Some Engraved Portraits of the Mather Family; The South and North Batteries; An Early Boston Imprint, 1681; The Boston News-Letter, 1704; Reprints of Early Boston Newspape... View more info

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The Fighting Cheyennes

By: Grinnell, George Bird

Price: $6.00

Publisher: JG Press: 1995

Seller ID: 2261229


A nice copy. 1995 Hard Cover. viii, 431 pp. One of the most famous Native American tribes on the Great Plains is the Cheyenne, and their fame may be surpassed only by their influence on American history. Having split off from other groups around the 16th-17th centuries, the Cheyenne shifted from a sedentary agricultural society to the kind of nomadic group many envision when thinking of groups on the Plains. But it was land disputes and conflicts with white settlers and ... View more info

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Bloodlines: Odyssey of a Native Daughter

By: Hale, Janet Campbell

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Random House: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1536783


First edition. Includes original jacket.Near Fine. 1993 Hard Cover. 187 pp. In a collection of autobiographical essays, the author of The Jailing of Cecilia Capture reflects on what it means to be a native American woman, interweaving her own experiences and family history into a study of life on a reservation. View more info

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Sir William Johnson and the Indians of New York

By: Hamilton, Milton W.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The University of the State of New York: 1967

Seller ID: 2267179


Wrappers faintly toned along spine, no publisher date (circa 1967). We have more books available by this author!. vii, 47 pp. Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet (c. 1715 – 11 July 1774) was an Anglo-Irish official of the British Empire. As a young man, Johnson moved to the Province of New York to manage an estate purchased by his uncle, Admiral Peter Warren, which was located amidst the Mohawk, one of the Six Nations of the Iroquois League. Johnson learned the Mohawk lan... View more info