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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

ISBN: 0826311989

Condition: Very Good


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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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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Indian Time: A Year of Discovery with the Native Americans of the Southwest

By: Fein, Judith

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284459

ISBN: 0671795767

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine base lightly bumped. Remainder mark. 1993 Hard Cover. 380 pp. More than just a rare look inside Native American life, Indian Time traces the author's physical and spiritual journey, from which she emerges more in tune with herself and nature. In 1991, Judith Fein went to Santa Fe, New Mexico, to do research for a public television documentary she was planning to write. The profound meanings she discovered among the customs, traditions, and lifestyle of the Native Americans constantly challenged her previously held urban beliefs, melted away the fears she had arrived... 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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The North American Indians in Early Photographs

By: Fleming, Paula Richardson; Luskey, Judith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Borders: 1988

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2292229

ISBN: 0681465719

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Edge wear to jacket. 1988 Large Hardcover. From the first pictures, prompted by a sense of curiosity, to the later images capturing the change in the Indian way of life, these photographs document the confrontation between white and Indian cultures. The pictures, some of which have never before been published, combine with the text to provide an important history of North American Indian life. View more info

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Lord of the Mohawks: A Biography of Sir William Johnson

By: Flexner, James Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1979

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2274987

ISBN: 0316286095

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. One inch closed jacket tear and associated one inch crease (tear mended on reverse). 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 400 pp. 8vo. In Lord of the Mohawks, James Thomas Flexner, winner of the National Book Award and the rarely awarded Special Pulitzer Prize has restored to life the most influential frontiersman our nation has ever known. Sir William Johnson, an Irish immigrant became through his own efforts a British baronet, an adopted member of the Mohawk Tribe, a wealthy land-owner, colonizer and furrier, and married a beautiful and polit... View more info

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

By: Green, Samuel Abbott

Price: $50.00

Publisher: University Press: John Wilson and Sons: 1903

Seller ID: 2079676

Condition: Good


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 Newspapers; Panorama of Boston, 1775; The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere; The Battle of Bunker Hill; The Crossed Swords; Lawrence Acade... 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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Children of Grace: The Nez Perce War of 1877

By: Hampton, Bruce

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Avon: 1995

Seller ID: 2208401

ISBN: 0380724871

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper creased, ink initials on half-title page. 1995 Trade Paperback. 407 pp. As friends of the white American, the Nez Perce Indians aided the exhausted explorers Lewis and Clark in 1805, only to be repeatedly misled by white treaties over the next seventy years. In 1877, a handful of renegade warriors struck back by massacring eighteen settlers in Idaho, setting off one of the bloodiest and most tragic Indian wars of the century. This is the story of the dramatic 1200 mile chase through Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, in which some 800 Nez Perce men, women and children attempted to fight... View more info

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The Indians of New Jersey: Dickon among the Lenapes

By: Harrington, M.R.; Gaver, Mary V.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 1963

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2293110

ISBN: 0813504252

Condition: Very Good


5th printing. Sticker remnant on rear wrapper. 1963 Trade Paperback. xi, [3], 352 pp. Includes a glossary of the Lenape language, and illustrations by Clarence Ellsworth. Here is a story of the Lenape Indians who lived in what is now New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. It describes their culture, crafts, and language as no other book has done. Hunters, fishers, artisans of flint and skins and basketry, tellers of traditional tales, dwellers in a region of hills and barrens, of rivers and forests, they had developed a way of life adjusted to the world around them. In presenting the lore and he... 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 Sioux: Life and Customs of a Warrior Society

By: Hassrick, Royal B.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma: 1988

Seller ID: 2292391

ISBN: 0806121408

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Faint crease to spine. 1988 Trade Paperback. Royal B. Hassrick here attempts to describe the ways of the people, the patterns of their behavior, and the concepts of their imagination. Uniquely, he has approached the subject from the Sioux's own point of view, giving their own interpretation of their world in the era of its greatest vigor and renown –the brief span of years from about 1830 to 1870. View more info

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The League of the Iroquois, and Other Legends. From the Indian Muse.

By: Hathaway, Benjamin

Price: $250.00

Publisher: S.C. Griggs and Company: 1882

Seller ID: 2283810

Condition: Good


First gathering loosening, ink gift note on front flyleaf (R. Van Dusen, Arcadia, Wayne Co., N.Y., 3-15-1884), owner plate on title page, frontispiece foxed. 1882 Hard Cover. xii, [2], 319, [5] pp. 8vo. An exploration of the mythology of Native Americans in verse form. The author asserts in the introduction that there are numerous similarities between native culture and religion, and that of European settlers. View more info

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Research Records of the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences, No. 12: The Orringh Stone Tavern and Three Seneca Sites of the Late Historic Period

By: Hayes, Charles F., III

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rochester Museum Association: 1965

Seller ID: 2289499

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on front wrapper, pencil note and ink stamp on Table of Contents page. 1965 Stapled Binding. vi, 82 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations and photographs. CONTENTS: Preface; Introduction; The Sites: The Orringh Stone Tavern (Roc 31-4), The Canawaugus Site (Cda 2-6), The Big Tree Farm Site (Cda 7-4), The Sackett Site (Can 1-2); Documentary Support for the Archaeological Data; Description of the Artifacts; Summary and Conclusions; Bibliography. View more info

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The Travels of John Heckewelder in Frontier America

By: Heckewelder, John; Wallace, Paul A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press: 1985

Seller ID: 2296343

ISBN: 0822953692

Condition: Fine


Encased in shrink wrap. A fine copy. 1985 Trade Paperback. Paul A. Wallace gathers the diaries and journals of John Heckewelder to prepare this engrossing account of a man who traveled extensively in the Western frontier in the service of the Moravian Church and the United States government, and recorded a great deal of early American history along the way. Heckewelder also lived among the Indians for nearly sixty years, learning their languages, sharing their activities, and wrote vividly of his life with them. Between 1762 and 1813 he crossed the Allegheny Mountains thirty times and made num... View more info

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Crazy Horse in Stillness: Poems

By: Heyen, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: BOA Editions: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2294843

ISBN: 1880238292

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Signed by author with inscription, For Trish--Happily met on an autumn Webster evening.--William Heyen 10/8/96. Rear wrapper creased, ink name on flyleaf. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 271 pp. For Heyen, Crazy Horse embodied the spirituality of Native American culture as well as the fierce passion of a people under attack. The stillness of Crazy Horse would cause the air and the words around him to hum with an energy these poems echo in soft, intense vibration. Indeed, for Heyen, Crazy Horse seems to function as a muse in the ether, guiding... View more info

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Chippewa Child Life and Its Cultural Background (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 146)

By: Hilger, Sister M. Inez

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1951

Seller ID: 2289200

Condition: Very Good


Two faint stains on rear wrapper, ink stamp on title page. 1951 Soft Cover. xiv, 204 pp. In the 1930s, anthropologist Hilger traveled to nine reservations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan to record traditional Chippewa methods of raising children. Her study captures the essential details of Chippewa child life and provides a comprehensive overview of a fascinating culture. 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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Creation's Journey: Native American Identity and Belief

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

Price: $9.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292289

ISBN: 1560984538

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light edge wear to jacket. 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 Art of the Great Lakes Indians

By: Hodge, G. Stuart (foreword); Cleland, Charles E. (introduction)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Flint Institute of the Arts: 1973

Seller ID: 2292246

Condition: Good


A few small stains to wrapper. 1973 Soft Cover. A companion book to a museum exhibit focusing on Great Lakes Indian art held in Flint, Michigan in 1973. View more info

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Seeing Through the Sun

By: Hogan, Linda

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200988

ISBN: 0870234714

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine. Minor wear to jacket edges, jacket lightly toned, front jacket flap lightly creased. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 67 pp. Keen observation and vivid imagery mark this collection of poems by a Chickasaw Indian. Linda Hogan's subjects are often drawn from events of everyday life?gathering wood, watching her daughters sleep, witnessing changes in the weather, awaiting nightfall. But beneath the surface of these daily happenings runs a powerful undercurrent, a sureness of life's basic rhythms and a sensitivity to the pressures of survival. View more info

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The Book of Medicines

By: Hogan, Linda

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Coffee House Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200989

ISBN: 1566890101

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. 1993 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 87 pp. Linda Hogan's poetry has always been a medicine of sorts ... These poems in particular cross over to speak for us in the shining world. They bring back words for healing, the distilled truth of all these stories that are killing us with tears and laughter.–Joy Harjo National Book Critic's Circle Award finalist, 1994. Colorado Book Award winner....elemental and direct with a tremendous evocative force of imagery...--Publisher's Weekly View more info

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Savings: Poems

By: Hogan, Linda

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: Coffee House Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200992

ISBN: 0918273412

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. Lightly toned. 1988 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 74 pp. Rather than painting a picture of Indian life, Linda Hogan resurrects its symbols and uses them in new ways. The power of the scorpion or the elk in Hogan's work comes...form her orchestrating of these images. This book is startling.--Hungry Mind Review “Savings deals with all the ways we can save the past, save our awareness of the natural world, save out feeling for those ancestors who came out of that world and returned to i... View more info

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Red Clay: Poems & Stories, Including: Calling Myself Home & That Horse

By: Hogan, Linda

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Greenfield Review Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201011

ISBN: 0912678836

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine. 1991 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 81 pp. A collection of poems and stories based on Native American culture and spirituality. Linda Hogan is a Chickasaw poet, novelist and essayist. View more info

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Power

By: Hogan, Linda

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton and Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271597

ISBN: 0393046362

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 235 pp. The novel opens on the night of an ominous storm. Omishto witnesses her Aunt Ama kill a panther - an animal considered to be a sacred ancestor of the Taiga people. That single act will have profound consequences for Omishto. Suddenly, she is torn between her loyalties to her Westernized mother, who wants her to reject the ways of the tribe, and to Ama and her traditional people, for whom the killing of the panther takes on grave importance. But Omishto's... View more info

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Red Clay: Poems & Stories, Including: Calling Myself Home & That Horse

By: Hogan, Linda

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Greenfield Review Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275612

ISBN: 0912678836

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Ink name on half-title page, faint odor of smoke. 1991 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 81 pp. A collection of poems and stories based on Native American culture and spirituality. Linda Hogan is a Chickasaw poet, novelist and essayist. View more info

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That Horse

By: Hogan, Linda; Henderson, Charles Colbert

Price: $100.00  $80.00

Publisher: Acoma Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201048

ISBN: 0915347202

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. 1985 Soft Cover. 67 pp. A collection of short stories by American author Linda Hogan. CONTENTS: Introduction - My Father's Story: The Black Horse (Linda Hogan); The Black Horse (Charles Colbert Henderson); That Horse (Linda Hogan); Introduction - Amen (Linda Hogan); Amen (Linda Hogan); Introduction - Crow (Linda Hogan); Crow (Linda Hogan). Keywords: LINDA HOGAN CHARLES COLBERT HENDERSON CHICKASAW NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN AMERICAN LITERATURE THAT HORSE SHORT STORIES CONTEMPORARY FICTION View more info

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Hiawatha Alphabet

By: Holbrook, Florence

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Rand McNally & Company Publishers: 1910

Seller ID: 2194880

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, stain to top corner of front board and corresponding faint stain to page margin (does not affect illustrations or text). 1910 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Verse and color illustrations progressing through each letter of the alphabet, designed to teach young readers about Native American culture. Illustrated by H.D. Pohl. View more info