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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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Chronicle of the Indian Wars: From Colonial Times to Wounded Knee

By: Axelrod, Alan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Konecky & Konecky: 1993

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2303513

ISBN: 1568521359

Condition: Near Fine


An excellent copy. 1993 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 280 pp. From the moment that Europeans landed on America's shores, they engaged in bloody conflict with the natives they encountered. Tensions and hostilities bred in the colonial wars with the Spanish, English, French, and Dutch would lead inevitably to the later wars of the removal period, skirmishes on the western Plains, and, ultimately, the confrontation at Wounded Knee. Now, captured here in the words of those who lived it, is the epic, violent history of a landscape turned red - through fear, greed, a... 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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Fort Phil Kearny: An American Saga

By: Brown, Dee

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2301630

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 251 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ...beings with Carrington's assignment to the command of the Mountain District in 1866 with orders to build two forts on the Dakota Territory's Bozeman Trail which led to the Montana gold fields through lands forever guaranteed by treaty to the Indians. ...tells of how the Sioux reacted violently to the white man's invasion of their hunting grounds, making the fort Carrington erected in the heart of their territory their chief target. Based on army recor... 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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Behind the Guns with American Heroes: An Official Volume of Thrilling Stories, Daring Deeds, Personal Adventures, Humorous Anecdotes, and Pathetic Incidents... of the... Spanish-American War and Our Battles with the Philippine Insurgents

By: Buel, J. W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: International Publishing Company: 1899

Seller ID: 2302843

Condition: Very Good


Board edges lightly rubbed, first couple pages loose but included, ink names on front free endpaper, bookplate. 1899 Large Hardcover. ix,503 pp. Page ridges marbled. Presented in special chapters by Admiral Dewey, General Miles, Lieutenant Hobson, General Shafter, Admiral Schley, General Merritt, Colonel Roosevelt, Captain Sigsbee, Admiral Sampson, General Otis, Captain Evans, General Wheeler, Commodore Philip, Lieutenant Wainwright, and many other noted authorities; to which are added many interesteing chapters by soldiers and sailors who were in the thickest of the conflict. Containing also ... 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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Massacres of the Mountains: A History of the Indian Wars of the Far West, 1815-1875

By: Dunn, J. P., Jr.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Archer House, Inc.: 1958

Seller ID: 2303233

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket spine lightly toned, jacket lightly rubbed. 1958 Hard Cover. 669 pp. With 110 illustrations. Covering 60 years of merciless bloody conflict, it documents in infinite detail every major engagement ever fought in the West between the white men and Indians. An epic study of the savage struggle to carve an empire out of the wilderness and a grim commentary on the white man's treatment of the original Americans... chronicles the difficulties behind the battles, why and where--and by whom--the first shots were fired, and the final results. 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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The Great Tree and the Longhouse

By: Hertzberg, Hazel W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macmillan & Co.: 1966

Seller ID: 2301960

ISBN: 0021000301

Condition: Very Good


A few faint scuffs. 1966 Soft Cover. A study on multiple aspects of Iroquois culture, including family, tribal relations, religion, and their ideas of space and time. 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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Mourning Crazy Horse: Stories

By: Jaffe, Harold

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Fiction Collective: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2301632

ISBN: 0914590723

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. One inch by quarter inch chip along top edge of rear jacket panel, jacket edges rubbed. 1982 Hard Cover. 211 pp. Twenty intersecting tales of estranged love, political oppression and the human comedy. In Mourning Crazy Horse, the Sioux chief's betrayal and final passion are counterpointed with a contemporary American's journey across the United States. Underbelly (1) details the bizarre goings on of a yogi who falls in with a pornographer and his band of outcasts. In Plattsburgh, a woman tries to rescue an owl on her way to the library only to become entrapped in circumstances n... View more info

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Wasi'chu: The Continuing Indian Wars

By: Johansen, Bruce; Maestas, Roberto; Redhouse, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Monthly Review Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2301633

ISBN: 0853454841

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1979 Hard Cover. 268 pp. Within the modern American Indian movement Wasi'chu (literally, greedy one) has come to stand for those corporations and individuals who continue to ravage and steal Indian land and resources for their private profit. This book is about resistance to the Wasi'chu and to the economic system that nourishes and rewards them. It is also about the consequences of that resistance, the repression and violence unleashed upon the Indians as the battle to stop the march of the Wasi'chu gains strength. ...document in eloquent detail the... View more info

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Iroquois Studies: A Guide to Documentary and Ethnographic Resources from Western New York and the Genesee Valley

By: Judkins, Russell A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SUNY Geneseo: 1987

Seller ID: 2300048

ISBN: 0961791500

Condition: Good


Binding weakening, ink underlining. 1987 Soft Cover. A guide to the collections, paintings, and books on the Iroquois. 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  $8.00

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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History of the Second Seminole War, 1835-1842

By: Mahon, John K.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gainesville, University of Florida Press: 1970

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2303500

ISBN: 0813001544

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. No jacket. Ink name on front free endpaper, page ridges and some pages lightly foxed. 1970 Hard Cover. xii, 387 pp. The Second Seminole War, also known as the Florida War, took place between 1835 and 1842. These wars were fought in what is now Florida between U.S. troops and the Seminole Indians. They resulted in the removal of most of the Seminoles to the Indian Territory in what is now Oklahoma. View more info

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Lakota Noon: The Indian Narrative of Custer's Defeat

By: Michno, Gregory F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Missoula, Montana, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1997

Seller ID: 2303499

ISBN: 0878423567

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges rubbed. 1997 Hard Cover. xiv, 336 pp. In Lakota Noon, the Indian participants of the Battle of the Little Bighorn tell their own story of that hot day in June 1876. The author's innovative approach allows readers to follow the warriors onto the battlefield and see the fight through their eyes. View more info

War Against the Seneca: The French Expedition of 1687

By: Mohawk, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ganondagan State Historic Site, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation: 1986

Seller ID: 2303555

Condition: Near Fine


An excellent copy. 1986 Stapled Binding. 16 pp. On June 13, 1687, Marquis de Denonville led an army from Canada, which consisted of 832 colonial regulars, more than 900 Canadian militia, and some 400 Indian allies, to eliminate the Seneca as competitors in the international fur trade.[8] The Seneca had been dealing with the English, and the French wanted to keep control of the lucrative fur trade. The conflict was part of what became known as the Beaver Wars, as the Iroquois also struggled to control their trade.[20] Native American tribes fought each other, too, in trying to gain power in the... View more info

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League of the Ho-de-no-sau-nee, or Iroquois.

By: Morgan, Lewis H. [Henry]

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Sage & Brother: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2302365

Condition: Good


Rebound with new marbled end sheets. Edges rubbed with corners slightly exposed, half-title page and fold-out map both loose but included, 3 inch closed tear to right margin of map affecting small portion of map itself, 2 inch split to top of one map seam (does not affect map). 1851 Half-Leather. xviii, 477 pp. 8vo. Red leather spine and corners, marbled cloth boards, gilt titles and rules. Includes map, color plates, and fold-out table of Iroquois dialects. A study of the Iroquois, still considered the authoritative general account of the tribe, and also recognized as the 'first scientific ac... View more info