Category: Native American Studies

Sort

Showing 151-180 of 201

Image for The Life of Mary Jemison

The Life of Mary Jemison

By: Seaver, James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2286755

Condition: Good


Reprint. Top edge of front wrapper and top margin of pages lightly stained, spine lightly creased. 1982 Trade Paperback. xv, 182 pp. Reissue of 1824 original. A biography of the settler woman who was taken and raised by Native Americans. Mary Jemison was born aboard the ship William and Mary in 1743 while en route from what is now Northern Ireland to America. Upon their arrival in America, the couple and their new child joined other Scots-Irish immigrants and headed west from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to what was then the western frontier (now central Pennsylvania). They squatted on territor... View more info

Image for A Narrative of the Life of Mary Jemison

A Narrative of the Life of Mary Jemison

By: Seaver, James E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Corinth Books: 1961

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274326

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1961 Mass Market Paperback. An account of a white settler abducted by Native Americans who became a part of their tribe. View more info

Image for A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison (Iroquois & Their Neighbors)

A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison (Iroquois & Their Neighbors)

By: Seaver, James E.; Abrams, George

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2276967

ISBN: 0815624913

Condition: Very Good


Ink stamp on top and bottom page ridges, pencil underlining. 1990 Trade Paperback. xxxi, 166 pp. In the midst of the Seven Years War(1758), at about age fifteen, Jemison was taken from her western Pennsylvania home by a Shawnee and French raiding party. Her family was killed, but Mary was traded to two Seneca sisters who adopted her to replace a slain brother. In 1833 she died at about age ninety. View more info

Image for Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association [Vol. VI / Volume 6]: The Seventh Annual Meeting, with Constitution, By-Laws and List of Members. [with] Footprints of the Red Men. Indian Geographical Names in the Valley of Hudson's River, the Valley of the Mohawk, and on the Delaware: Their Location and the Probable Meaning of Some of Them.

Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association [Vol. VI / Volume 6]: The Seventh Annual Meeting, with Constitution, By-Laws and List of Members. [with] Footprints of the Red Men. Indian Geographical Names in the Valley of Hudson's River, the Valley of the Mohawk, and on the Delaware: Their Location and the Probable Meaning of Some of Them.

By: Sebring, W.C.; Halsey, Francis W.; Williams, Sherman; Ingalsby, Grenville M.; Moulthrop, S.P.; Wait, William; Reid, W. Max; Alexander, D.S.; Ingraham, Charles A.; Reed, Milton; Washington, George; Schuyler, Ph.; Morris, Robert; Jay, John; Duane, James; P

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York State Historical Association / Newburgh Journal Print: 1906

Seller ID: 2293129

Condition: Near Fine


Two volumes in one. Front free endpaper removed. 1906 Hard Cover. 211, [1], 241, [5] pp. 8vo. Includes a map of the route of Sullivan's forces, two-panel map of Hudson River, two-panel map of New Netherlands, one-panel map of the Hudson River, map of the Spuiten Duivel, and several black-and-white photographic plates. Articles in the NYSHA annual include: Character of Gen. Sullivan by Dr. W.C. Sebring; The Primary Causes of the Border Wars by Francis W. Halsey; The Organization of Sullivan's Expedition by Dr. Sherman Williams; A Bibliography of Sullivan's Indian Expedition by Grenville M. Inga... View more info

Image for Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier (The Penguin Library of American Indian History)

Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier (The Penguin Library of American Indian History)

By: Shannon, Timothy J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Viking: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260326

ISBN: 067001897X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2008 Hard Cover. 260 pp. Timothy J. Shannon tells the story of the most influential Native American confederacy of the colonial era. The Iroquois occupied a strategic region between Canada and New York and engaged in active trade and diplomacy with their colonial Dutch, French, and British neighbors. While they were famous as fierce warriors, it was actually their intercultural diplomacy that accounted for the span and endurance of their power in early America. By carefully maintaining their neutrality in the Anglo-French imperial wars in North America, they were able to claim a... View more info

Image for The Clear Sunshine of the Gospel Breaking Forth upon the Indians in New-England. or, An Historicall Narration of Gods Wonderfull Workings upon sundry of the Indians, both chief Governors and Common people, in bringing them to a willing and desired submission to the Ordinances of the Gospel; and framing their hearts to an earnest inquirie after the knowledge of God the Father, and of Jesus Christ the Saviour of the World. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series. No. X.)

The Clear Sunshine of the Gospel Breaking Forth upon the Indians in New-England. or, An Historicall Narration of Gods Wonderfull Workings upon sundry of the Indians, both chief Governors and Common people, in bringing them to a willing and desired submission to the Ordinances of the Gospel; and framing their hearts to an earnest inquirie after the knowledge of God the Father, and of Jesus Christ the Saviour of the World. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series. No. X.)

By: Shepard, Thomas; [Eliot, John]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Reprinted for Joseph Sabin / [Joel] Munsell: 1865

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2129772

Condition: Very Good


Limited large paper edition (11 5/8 x 9 3/8), one of 50 copies. Unnumbered. Boards lightly rubbed, binding slightly shaken, Goodspeed catalog number in pencil on front endpaper. 1865 Large Hardcover. [xviii], 56 pp. 4to. 1865 reissue of 1648 original. An account of early attempts by European settlers to 'civilize' Native Americans through conversion to the Christian faith. Includes transcription of a letter from John Eliot to Thomas Shepard entitled 'The Letter of Mr. Eliot to T.S. concerning the late word of God among the Indians.' Sabin 80206. View more info

Image for Law West of Fort Smith: A History of Frontier Justice in Indian Territory 1834-1896

Law West of Fort Smith: A History of Frontier Justice in Indian Territory 1834-1896

By: Shirley, Glenn

Price: $6.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1971

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2295580

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. Spine creased, price on front wrapper blacked out, light stains on front wrapper and on page ridge, ink stamp on half-title page. 1971 Trade Paperback. xi, 333 pp. Centering on the career of Hanging Judge Isaac C. Parker, this book is a startling reminder of what really went on in the Old West. The New Yorker. For twenty-one years, from 1875 to 1896, Isaac C. Parker, Judge of the U.S. Court of the Western District of Arkansas, was the law west of Fort Smith, holding exclusive jurisdiction over 74,000 square miles and 60,000 people in Arkansas and Indian Territory. In this color... View more info

Image for Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit: Essays on Native American Life Today

Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit: Essays on Native American Life Today

By: Silko, Leslie Marmon

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197176

ISBN: 0684811537

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated (4-2-96) by author without inscription on title page. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 205 pp. 8vo. Defiant essays on the culture of Native Americans and their position in society consider such topics as the earth, the weather, and the injustice of the Anglo-American legal system. View more info

Image for Pioneer Times in the Onondaga Country

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

Image for Ouray: Chief of the Utes

Ouray: Chief of the Utes

By: Smith, P. David

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Wayfinder: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2279126

ISBN: 0960876448

Condition: Good


Reprint. Sticker remnant on rear wrapper. 1986 Trade Paperback. 222 pp. A fascinating account of Colorado's most famous and controversial Indian chief. A man of keen perceptions and a talented diplomat, a negotiator and a peacekeeper, many believe Ouray was the greatest of all chiefs. View more info

Image for Expedition Against the Ohio Indians (Great Americana)

Expedition Against the Ohio Indians (Great Americana)

By: Smith, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Readex Microprint: 1966

Seller ID: 2292269

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Bottom corners of boards bumped. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Maroon boards with gilt titles on spine and on front board. Colonel Henry Bouquet led an expedition into the Ohio country to put down a American Indian uprising that later came to be called Pontiac's Rebellion. In 1763, Pontiac, a leader of the Ottawa, successfully united many of the American Indian peoplesin the Ohio Country. His goal was to drive British settlers, traders, and soldiers from the Ohio Country. Pontiac's Rebellion, as it became known, was a direct result of the French and ... View more info

Image for Excavations at Tse-Ta'a (Archeological Research Series Number Nine) [Archaeological]

Excavations at Tse-Ta'a (Archeological Research Series Number Nine) [Archaeological]

By: Steen, Charlie R.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller ID: 2289816

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper creased. 1966 Large Softcover. vii, 160 pp. Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is a vast park in northeastern Arizona, on Navajo tribal lands. Its prominent features include Spider Rock spire, about 800-feet tall, and towering sandstone cliffs surrounding a verdant canyon. Inhabited by several Native American peoples for millennia, the area is dotted with prehistoric rock art. The White House Ruins and Mummy Cave are remains of ancient Pueblo villages. View more info

Image for Economics of the Iroquois - Primary Source Edition

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

Image for Medicine Among the American Indians (Clio Medica: A Series of Primers on the History of Medicine, Volume VII [7])

Medicine Among the American Indians (Clio Medica: A Series of Primers on the History of Medicine, Volume VII [7])

By: Stone, Eric

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paul B. Hoeber, Inc.: 1932

Seller ID: 1999587

Condition: Good


First edition. Rebound library copy, usual marks. 1932 Hard Cover. xv, 139 pp. An important anthropological work on medical history within Native American culture, including references to treatments of numerous ailments. 17 illustrations, bibliography and index follows text. Garrison-Morton 6460. View more info

Image for Song of Heyoehkah

Song of Heyoehkah

By: Storm, Hyemeyohsts

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1983

Seller ID: 2295683

ISBN: 0345307313

Condition: Good


Edge wear, ink inscription. 1983 Trade Paperback. 302 pp. 8.8 x 7. Numerous illustrations. In this long-awaited second novel by the best-selling author of SEVEN ARROWS, Little Wolf, a follower of the Old Way, is the sole survivor of a village massacre. As he travels, his adventures mirror an inner search along the hidden pathways of the mind and heart. Estchimah is a female shaman. Her path to self-discovery leads through dazzling worlds of natural beauty, dream landscapes, and the borderlands where these spheres overlap. SONG OF HEYOEKHAH is a Vision Quest, a search for meaning, harmony, and ... View more info

Image for Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 11: Great Basin

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

Image for Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 5: Arctic

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

Image for Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 8: California

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

Image for Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 6: Subarctic

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

Image for Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 9: Southwest

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

Image for Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 10: Southwest

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

Image for Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 7: Northwest Coast

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

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

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

Image for Some Neglected Data Bearing on Cheyenne, Chippewa, and Dakota History (Reprinted from American Anthropologist, Vol. 32, No. 1, January-March, 1930)

Some Neglected Data Bearing on Cheyenne, Chippewa, and Dakota History (Reprinted from American Anthropologist, Vol. 32, No. 1, January-March, 1930)

By: Swanton, John R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Anthropologist: 1930

Seller ID: 2289500

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers faintly toned, small tear along bottom edge of last two pages. 1930 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Reprinted from American Anthropologist, Vol. 32, No. 1, January-March, 1930. Some Neglected Data Bearing on Cheyenne, Chippewa, and Dakota History. View more info

Image for North American Indians: A Pictorial History of the Indian Tribes of North America

North American Indians: A Pictorial History of the Indian Tribes of North America

By: Taylor, Colin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Parragon: 1997

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2292226

ISBN: 0752522221

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author. Light edge wear. 1997 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Filled with gorgeous photography and well-written descriptions, this region-by-region exploration of Native American history is a step above the rest. View more info

Image for Myths of the North American Indians

Myths of the North American Indians

By: Taylor, Colin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 1995

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292233

ISBN: 1566198380

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to jacket. 1995 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. This collection features some 45 myths from every tribal area of North America. Each chapter covers a particular type of myth, followed by a discussion, contrasting interpretations by tribe or cultural area. The text is illustrated with early photographs and illustrations of various artefacts. View more info

Image for The Native Americans: The Indigenous People of North America

The Native Americans: The Indigenous People of North America

By: Taylor, Colin F. - editorial consultant

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chrysalis Books: 2003

Seller ID: 2292230

ISBN: 0861015231

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 2003 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. An in-depth visual survey of Native American life is divided into nine cultural areas and discusses their traditions, political and spiritual leaders, and the impact of European settlement on native societies. View more info

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

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

Image for The Arapahoes, Our People (The Civilization of the American Indian Series)

The Arapahoes, Our People (The Civilization of the American Indian Series)

By: Tenholm, Virginia Cole

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1970

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263129

ISBN: 0806109084

Condition: Good


Signed by author without inscription. No jacket, page ridges foxed, boards soiled, ink note on front endpaper. 1970 Hard Cover. xviii, 372 pp. The Arapahoes, who simultaneously occupy the three major divisions of the Great Plains, are typical but the least known of the Plains tribes. Overshadowed by their more hostile allies, the Sioux and Cheyennes, they have been neglected by historians. This book traces their history from prehistoric times in Minnesota and Canada to the turn of the century in Wyoming, Montana, and Oklahoma, when their cultural history ended and adjustment to the white man's... View more info

Image for The Native Americans: An Illustrated History

The Native Americans: An Illustrated History

By: Thomas, David Hurst

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Turner Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204794

ISBN: 1570363943

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 1993 Large Hardcover. Spanning thousands of years, this comprehensive history of the diverse native American cultures ranges from the time when humans first set foot in America and provides incisive analyses of modern-day issues and problems. View more info