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The Cliff Dwellers

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The H. Jay Smith Exploring Company: 1893

Seller ID: 2289197

Condition: Very Good


Quarter inch tear along bottom edge of all pages except front wrapper. 1893 Stapled Binding. 19 pp. An extinct race, leaving no history by which modern investigators may arrive at a definite knowledge of the age in which they lived, or their pursuits, the Cliff Dwellers form an interesting and puzzling subject of conjecture for ethnologists, fascinating for its very illusiveness. They are the earliest examples of civilizations on the American continent, contemporary with the ancient Cave Dwellers of Europe and Lake Dwellers of Switzerland, and are by far the most highly civilized representativ... View more info

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Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Collecting of Chandler and Pohrt, Teaching Packet

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: National Gallery of Art: 1992

Seller ID: 2298758

Condition: Near Fine


Includes plastic sleeve with Velcro flap. 1 inch closed tear to rear wrapper, otherwise an excellent copy. 1992 Stapled Binding. Includes plastic sleeve with Velcro flap. Includes 20 slides and 8 color plates. CONTENTS: Introduction; History of Nineteenth-Century American Indian Frontiers; Woodlands and Plains Indians; Stories and Oral Histories: The Wolf: A Seneca Story - Ahmik Nishgahdahzee: An Ojibwa Legend - The End of the World: A Sioux Story - Oral History from Night Flying Woman - Oral History from Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions; Slide Annotations: Great Lakes Area - Prairies and Plains -... View more info

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Cherokee Roots (Volume I: Eastern Cherokee Rolls)

By: Blakenship, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bob Blakenship: 1978

Seller ID: 2298354

ISBN: 9789998073340

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1978 Trade Paperback. 133 pp. Members of the Cherokee Nation and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians before and after the removal in 1838. Official United States Government Census of the Cherokee Indian from 1817 through 1924 residing East of the Mississippi River. View more info

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Seth Eastman: A Portfolio of North American Indians

By: Boehme, Sarah E.; Feest, Christian F.; Johnston, Patricia Condon

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Afton Historical Society Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292794

ISBN: 0963933841

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine. 1995 Large Hardcover. xxiii, [1], 171, [1] pp. 52 plates, color illustrations. The foremost pictorial historian of the American Indian in the nineteenth century, Seth Eastman was a career army officer and talented artist widely appreciated today for his ethnographic detail. Assigned to frontier duty, including a seven-year stint at Fort Snelling in the 1840s, Eastman set out to preserve a visual record of Indian life which was then undergoing rapid change. Enabled by his long-term military residency among the Indians to become familiar not only with their colorful ext... View more info

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Four Directions: New and Recollected Poems

By: Bruchac, Joseph

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Mongrel Empire Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2297703

ISBN: 0990320472

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author with inscription, For James, Keep Writing! Ink name on half-title page. 2015 Trade Paperback. 53 pp. In Joseph Bruchac's Four Directions, the Manitou tells the whale, I can change you / into an island of stone . . . you will not die / as the animals die / but wear slowly away / into waters / that love you. No transforming deity but one of our time's finest writers, Bruchac deeply and meaningfully renders the experience of bereavement and the experience of living our earthly destinies. The concluding poem, Season's End, beautifully evokes our human effort to come... View more info

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The Andaste Trail: An Historical Review Issued by the Corning - Painted Post Historical Society

By: Cowles, E. C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Corning - Painted Post Historical Society: 1969

Seller ID: 2299108

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 1969 Stapled Binding. 34 pp. The program contained a fine monograph by Ellsworth Cowles, Town and Village Historian and Curator of the Town of Erwin Museum, concerning the Andaste Trail and its historical significance in the Painted Post Country. View more info

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A Canadian Christmas Carol: Jesous Ahatonhia, a Huron Indian Carol (Circa 1641)

By: de Brebeuf, Father Jean; Oliver, Robert E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada's Centenary of Confederation: 1967

Seller ID: 2297863

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Faint stain along top edge of pages. 1967 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Red boards. Illustrated by Stanley F. Turner. In singling out Father Jean de Brebeuf, the bold Jesuit who met a flaming stake as his reward for selfless service, we preserve only one glorious, fleeting moment in Canadian history but a moment rare in the annals of courage.--Foreword. View more info

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Historic Caughnawaga

By: Devine, E. J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Messenger Press: 1922

Seller ID: 2298318

Condition: Good


Spine taped, spine and front wrapper creased, one inch tear along spine head. 1922 Soft Cover. iv, 443 pp. A history of the Mohawk village in Canada (also spelled Kahnawake) from the mid-17th century to the early 20th century. Includes fold-out map and black-and-white photographic plates. A history of the Mohawk Indians of Kanawake Reserve, near Montreal, in Quebec Province, Canada, founded by the Jesuits in the 17th Century. The author is himself a Jesuit, and presumably had access to original sources. View more info

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Pleasing the Spirits: A Catalogue of a Collection of American Indian Art

By: Ewing, Douglas C.; Bates, Craig; Brasser, Ted J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ghylen Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292799

ISBN: 1558217932

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine. 1982 Large Hardcover. 401, [3] pp. The study of the native arts of North America is still in its infancy, and it will be many years until a sufficient number of objects is published to permit an overview of this artistic heritage. A principal purpose of this catalogue is to increase the number of objects easily available for study and comparison, and to introduce a large number of exceptional works of art. Pleasing the Spirits is a catalogue of a collection of American Indian art. View more info

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Studies in American Indian Art: A Memorial Tribute to Norman Feder

By: Feest, Christian F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: European Review of Native American Studies / University of Washington Press: 2001

Seller ID: 2293145

ISBN: 3000058710

Condition: Near Fine


2001 Large Softcover. 208 pp. A collection of ethnographic studies focusing on Native American artwork, published as a memorial tribute to Norman Feder, an influential figure in the field. View more info

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Iroquois Suicide: A Study in the Stability of a Cultural Pattern (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Anthropological Papers, No. 14)

By: Fenton, William N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: United States Government Printing Office: 1941

Seller ID: 2299109

Condition: Very Good


Spine and wrapper edges very faintly toned, faint stain on rear wrapper. 1941 Stapled Binding. CONTENTS: General Information: Introduction - The Problem - Linguistic Evidence - Traditional Methods and Attitudes - The Concept of Allotted Life; Cases: Modern Cases: Type A Cases: Poisonings - Type B Cases: Violent Suicides - Miscellaneous Modern Types - Early Cases: Early Cases of Root Poisoning: Type A - Cicuta Poisonings, 1720-1672 - Huron Cases of Poisoning Prior to 1650 - The Identity of the Poison; Violent Suicides by Stabbing, Shooting, and Strangling: Type B; Analytic Table; Analysis, Dist... View more info

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Crossroads of Continents: Cultures of Siberia and Alaska

By: Fitzhugh, William W.; Crowell, Aron

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution: 1988

Seller ID: 2292247

ISBN: 0874744350

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1988 Large Softcover. 360 pp. Explore the history, art & cultures of native peoples of Siberia & Alaska. 340 pages loaded with facts & beautiful illustrated pictures. View more info

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March to Massacre: A History of the First Seven Years of the United States Army, 1784-1791

By: Guthman, William H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1975

Seller ID: 2297700

ISBN: 0070252971

Condition: Very Good


One inch tear to top edge of front jacket panel, jacket taped on rear side, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1975 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 275, [1] pp. An account of the poorly equipped troops that comprised the United States Army, and the final massacre at the hands of Native Americans in Ohio. View more info

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Bows and Arrows of the Native Americans: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Wooden Bows, Sinew-Backed Bows, Composite Bows, Strings, Arrows and Quivers

By: Hamm, Jim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Lyons Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2297811

ISBN: 1558211683

Condition: Very Good


Top page ridge faintly foxed, front wrapper lightly creased. 1991 Trade Paperback. 156 pp. A complete step-by-step guide to Native American bows and arrows, including information on how to build and care for wooden bows, sinew-backed bows, composite bows, strings, arrows, and quivers. Enlightening and entertaining, this book has easy-to-follow instructions for the reader who plans to make and use his own bow, and offers good reading for the armchair archer. View more info

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The Spirit Sings: Artistic Traditions of Canada's First Peoples

By: Harrison, Julia D.; Brasser, Ted J.; Driscoll, Bernadette; Phillips, Ruth B.; Reid, Martine J.; Thompson, Judy; Whitehead, Ruth Holmes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart / Glenbow Museum: 1987

Seller ID: 2293142

ISBN: 0771033559

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's box. Owner bookplate on title page. 1987 Large Hardcover. 264 pp. An exploration of the artwork, practical technologies, and cultural traditions of Canada's indigenous peoples, including six essays and over 250 illustrations of clothing, beads, quillwork, carvings, jewelry, masks, ritual objects, paintings, and diary sketches. View more info

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Creation's Journey: Native American Identity and Belief

By: Hill, Tom; Hill, Sr., Richard W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press in association with the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution: 1994

Seller ID: 2201503

ISBN: 1560984538

Condition: Very Good


Ink note to half-title page, pages very faintly toned. Top edge of jacket spine lightly bumped. 1994 Large Hardcover. 255 pp. Drawing on the vast collections of the National Museum of the American Indian, Creation's Journey retells the story of native life from the Arctic to the Tierra del Fuego, and from childhood to old age. Using objects, historical photographs, and the voices of Native Americans past and present, the book reawakens our senses to values and traditions that once prevailed. 220 color and 120 duotone photos. View more info

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The Smithsonian Book of North American Indians: Before the Coming of the Europeans

By: Kopper, Philip

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292243

ISBN: 0895990180

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lightly rubbed. 1986 Large Hardcover. A guide to Pre-Colombian native cultures, filled with color photographs and historical information. View more info

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Cowboys and Indians (A Giant Little Golden Book)

By: Lindquist, Willis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2298896

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 'A' in gutter of final page. Ink name on front board verso, minor general wear. 1958 Hard Cover. 72 pp. Pictures by Richard Scarry. Stories of Cowboys and Indians. View more info

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Mother Earth, Father Sky: Native American Myth (Myth and Mankind)

By: Lowenstein, Tom; Vitebsky, Piers

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Time-Life Books: 1997

Seller ID: 2205611

ISBN: 0705435237

Condition: Near Fine


Pages very faintly toned. One inch tear to jacket front near spine, jacket edges lightly bumped, jacket faintly toned. 1997 Large Hardcover. 144 pp. An exploration of Native American history & culture. Part of the Myth & Mankind series. Reverence for animals and the earth is a common theme that runs through the myths of Native Americans. Many creation myths, for instance, attribute the earth's beginning to varied animals as the turtle, the waterbeetle, and the muskrat. The reverence for animals and the earth is one of many themes explored in this exciting new volume from Time-Life Books. Hundr... View more info

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Pioneer Times in the Onondaga Country

By: Smith, Carroll E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: W. Bardeen: 1904

Seller ID: 2297849

Condition: Very Good


Rebound. No jacket. Top corner of front board bumped, a few light spots along bottom edge of rear board. 1904 Hard Cover. 413 pp. Green boards. Illustrated with rear and original prints of historic characters and scenes. A history of pioneer times in the Onondaga Country. View more info

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Economics of the Iroquois - Primary Source Edition

By: Stites, Sara Henry

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 2297682

ISBN: 1294405705

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. A reproduction of the dissertation presented to the faculty of Bryn Mawr College for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. View more info

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Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 11: Great Basin

By: Sturtevant, William C.; D'Azevedo, Warren L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution: 1986

Seller ID: 2292216

ISBN: 0160045819

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Ink name on title page. 1986 Large Hardcover. xvi, 852 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Volume 11 covers the history and culture of the original inhabitants of the area which is now Nevada, Utah, western Colorado, portions of southern Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, eastern California, Arizona and New Mexico. View more info

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Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 5: Arctic

By: Sturtevant, William C.; Dama, David

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution: 1984

Seller ID: 2292203

ISBN: 0160045800

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Near fine. 1984 Large Hardcover. xvi, 829 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Describes the prehistory, history, and cultures of Eskimo people of North America who lived in the Arctic area. View more info

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Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 8: California

By: Sturtevant, William C.; Heizer, Robert F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution: 1978

Seller ID: 2292213

ISBN: 0160045746

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Top corners of front and rear boards bumped. 1978 Large Hardcover. xv, 800 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Summarizes what is known of the aboriginal culture forms and practices of about 60 California tribes. Describes the environment, prehistoric archaeology, historical archaeology, language classification, culture, population numbers since the time of European discovery, and the history of exploration and settlement by Whites. View more info

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Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 6: Subarctic

By: Sturtevant, William C.; Helm, June

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution: 1981

Seller ID: 2292204

ISBN: 0160045789

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Ink name on title page. Near fine. 1981 Large Hardcover. xvi, 837 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Describes the prehistory, history, and cultures of the aboriginal people of North America who lived in the Subarctic culture area, defined as extending from the coast of Labrador on the Atlantic Ocean to Cook Inlet and beyond on the Pacific. View more info

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Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 9: Southwest

By: Sturtevant, William C.; Ortiz, Alfonso

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution: 1979

Seller ID: 2292214

ISBN: 0160045770

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Ink name on front paste-down endpaper. 1979 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 700, [1] pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Covers the prehistory, general history, and languages of the entire Southwest, and the cultures and histories of the Pueblo Peoples. View more info

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Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 10: Southwest

By: Sturtevant, William C.; Ortiz, Alfonso

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution: 1983

Seller ID: 2292215

ISBN: 0160045797

Condition: Fine


No jacket. 1983 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 868 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Covers the cultures, histories, and languages of the non-pueblo, or Circum-Pueblo, people of the Southwest and those on the northern fringe of Mesoamerica. View more info

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Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 7: Northwest Coast

By: Sturtevant, William C.; Suttles, Wayne

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution: 1990

Seller ID: 2292205

ISBN: 0160203902

Condition: Fine


No jacket. A fine copy. 1990 Large Hardcover. xv, 777 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Provides background information on the native peoples of the Northwest Coastal environment, their languages, and early history. Also contains sections on: mythology, art, and the Indian Shaker Church. View more info

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Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 4: History of Indian-White Relations

By: Sturtevant, William C.; Washburn, Wilcomb E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution: 1988

Seller ID: 2292202

ISBN: 0160045835

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Front hinge weakening, ink note on front paste-down endpaper. 1988 Large Hardcover. xiii, 838 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Provides a basic reference work on the history of the interactions in North America between the Native American peoples and those, primarily from Europe and Africa, who arrived after 1492. Includes essays on: national policies; military situation; political relations; economic relations; religious relations; and the concept of Indians in literature, popular culture, and movies. View more info

A Season of Terror. Including, Reminiscences of the Revolution or Le Loup's Bloody Trail

By: Tefft, Tim; Reid, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tim Tefft: 2002

Seller ID: 2299782

Condition: Very Good


Ink note on title page, light stain on front wrapper and a few pages. 2002 Trade Paperback. 208 pp. Being a chronicle of the events of the Summer and Early Fall of 1777 in and on the borders of present-day Washington County, New York. View more info