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Tales from the Adirondack Foothills

By: Thomas, Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Prospect Books: 1956

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2208165

ISBN: 0913710032

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. One-inch surface tear to jacket spine slightly obscuring the title, jacket edges rubbed with a small tear to top edge of jacket front and jacket rear. 1956 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 150 pp. Sketches by John Mahaffy. The Adirondack Foothills, which rise north of the Mohawk Valley, have charmed natives and visitors for more than a century with the beauty of their rolling farms, rushing trout streams, sparkling lakes and tidy villages. This series of related stories explains how the foothills evolved from a w... View more info

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Black River in the North Country

By: Thomas, Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Prospect Books: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294647

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly stained. 1963 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 213 pp. Black River in the North Country tells the fascinating story of the Black River and its tributaries. The time span is brief. Less than two hundred years ago, northers New York was unmapped wilderness, the hunting ground of the Oneida and Onondaga Indians. Today, the Black River valley boasts prosperous farms, attractive villages, a variety of industries and expanding recreational facilities. The Black River and its tributaries have played an important role in this evolution from wi... View more info

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Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection

By: Torrence, Gaylord; Blackhawk, Ned; Yount, Sylvia

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Yale University Press: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293150

ISBN: 1588396622

Condition: Fine


First edition. 2018 Large Hardcover. 231, [1] pp. A fresh exploration of Native American art that positions the work within the broader context of North American art history. This landmark publication presents Native American art within the broader context of American art history, through an examination of notable works from a major private collection. The insightful texts provide a new evaluation of the art, culture, and daily life of numerous North American tribes, including Acoma, Apache, Cheyenne, Creek, Crow, Hopi-Twea, Kiowa, Lakota, Pomo, Seneca, Seminole, Tlingit, and Zuni, among other... View more info

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Red Men Calling on the Great White Father (The Civilization of the American Indian)

By: Turner, Katharine C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287985

Condition: Good


First edition. Former library copy - usual marks. 1951 Hard Cover. xvii, 235 pp. Illustrated. CONTENTS: Get a Little Further: A Prefatory Note; Washington's Envoys; Big White: Alias Bag of Lies; Petalesharo: Bravest of the Braves; Pushmataha: Lafayette, We Are Here; Tshusick: The Gay Deceiver; The Incomparable Winnebagoes; Lions of the Limelight: Black Hawk and Andrew Jackson; Oshkosh and the Crow Wring Country; Red Sky in the Morning: Chief Red Cloud; Two Little-Known Apaches: Miguel, of the Miracle Eye - Taza, Who Was Prevented; Crazy Quilt of Callers; Sarah Winnemucca: The Cinderella Prince... View more info

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Woodland Park (Images of America)

By: Ute Pass Historical Society and Pikes Peak Museum

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286595

ISBN: 0738580570

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 2010 Trade Paperback. 127 pp. Woodland Park, at an altitude of nearly 8,500 feet, is located 18 miles west of Colorado Springs along the north slope of Pikes Peak in eastern Teller County. Much of the history of the West passed through this area on the old Ute Trail?now Highway 24?as hunters, trappers, cowboys, Native Americans, settlers, miners, railroaders, ranchers, and tourists discovered an abundance of natural beauty and varied business opportunities through the years. Woodland Park is now home to about 8,000 year-round residents, many of whom treasure n... View more info

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Woodland Park (Images of America)

By: Ute Pass Historical Society and Pikes Peak Museum

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286596

ISBN: 0738580570

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink gift note on half-title page. 2010 Trade Paperback. 127 pp. Woodland Park, at an altitude of nearly 8,500 feet, is located 18 miles west of Colorado Springs along the north slope of Pikes Peak in eastern Teller County. Much of the history of the West passed through this area on the old Ute Trail?now Highway 24?as hunters, trappers, cowboys, Native Americans, settlers, miners, railroaders, ranchers, and tourists discovered an abundance of natural beauty and varied business opportunities through the years. Woodland Park is now home to about 8,000 year-round residents, many of ... View more info

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Mexican Copper Tools: The Use of Copper by the Mexicans before the Conquest (Proceedings of American Antiquarian Society, April 30, 1879)

By: Valentini, Philipp J.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Press of Chas. Hamilton: 1879

Seller ID: 2289502

Condition: Good


Wrappers loose but included, a few faint smudges on front wrapper. 1879 Stapled Binding. 12 pp. Proceedings of American Antiquarian Society, April 30, 1879. Mexican Copper Tools: The Use of Copper by the Mexicans before the Conquest. The subject of prehistoric copper mining, together with the trade in the metal and the process of its manufacture into implements and tools by the red men of North America, has engaged the attention of numerous investigators. View more info

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The Cayuga Indian Reservation and Colonel John Harris

By: Van Sickle, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County, Inc.: 1965

Seller ID: 2299107

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers very lightly creased. 1965 Stapled Binding. 19 pp. In writing this essay Mr. Van Sickle has combined his love for his native village, his interest in its founders, and his wide knowledge of the Cayuga Indians who made this territory their home for countless years. View more info

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Iroquois Land Claims (Iroquois Books)

By: Vecsey, Christopher; Starna, William A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294362

ISBN: 0815624344

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket flaps creased. 1988 Hard Cover. ix, 186 pp. The landmark Oneida Supreme Court decisions of 1974 and 1985 testify to the fact that the Iroquois' day in court has finally arrived. Although Indian petitions to regain their shrinking land base have generally caught the non-­Indian public by surprise, land rights have been an issue for the Iroquois for the past two-hundred years. This book provides a balanced appraisal of the land claims made by several of the Iroquois tribes. By drawing upon the viewpoints of those who have a direct stake in the land claims' outcome-Iroquois... View more info

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American Indian Environments: Ecological Issues in Native American History

By: Vecsey, Christopher; Venables, Robert W.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289132

ISBN: 0815622279

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Minor general wear. 1980 Trade Paperback. xxv, 208 pp. Contributions from Kai T. Erikson, William T. Hagan, Laurence M. Hauptman, Wilbur R. Jacobs, Oren Lyons, Peter MacDonald, Calvin Martin. These essays discuss the historical and contemporary relationships between Native Americans and the natural world. Topics include: environmental religions, Iroquois villages of the 18th century, Navajo natural resources, and subarctic Native Americans and wildlife. View more info

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Navaho Means People

By: Vogt, Evon Z.; Kluckhohn, Clyde

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287651

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint stain on jacket spine and front panel, chips to jacket spine head and jacket spine base, top edge of rear jacket panel chipped, half-inch tear along top edge of front panel. 1951 Large Hardcover. 159 pp. Photographs by Leonard McCombe. Over 180 superb photographs show The People (as the Navaho call themselves) at work, at play; participating in their secret ceremonials of burial, puberty, and healing--the Navaho living the life they understand. View more info

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The Star Lake Archaeological Project: Anthropology of a Headwaters Area of Chaco Wash, New Mexico

By: Wait, Walter K.; Nelson, Ben A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282748

ISBN: 0809309491

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket, top corner of front board bumped. 1983 Hard Cover. xxviii, 466 pp. These fifteen essays inventory and evaluate the cultural resources discovered at the Star Lake Archaeological Research Project in northwestern New Mexico. Commissioned by the Peabody Coal Company to evaluate resources in a strip-mining area, the project turned up remains from the preceramic, Anasazi, and historic periods. The book is divided into three parts, the first of which provides background, with es­says by Walter Wait and Neal Lopinot. Part two presents chapters by Wait, Joseph K. Anderson, an... View more info

Image for Massasoit of the Wampanoags. With a Brief Commentary on Indian Character; and Sketches of Other Great Chiefs, Tribes and Nations; Also a Chapter on Samoset, Squanto and Hobamock, Three Early Native Friends of the Plymouth Colonists

Massasoit of the Wampanoags. With a Brief Commentary on Indian Character; and Sketches of Other Great Chiefs, Tribes and Nations; Also a Chapter on Samoset, Squanto and Hobamock, Three Early Native Friends of the Plymouth Colonists

By: Weeks, Alvin G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: S/P: 1920

Seller ID: 2291615

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Top page ridge very faintly foxed. 1920 Hard Cover. xi, 270 pp. Orange boards. Gilt titles on spine and on front board. A history of the Wampanoag tribe, whose land covered a portion of what is now New England. View more info

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Fools Crow

By: Welch, James

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2275887

ISBN: 0140089373

Condition: Very Good


Spine and pages lightly toned, wrapper edges lightly rubbed, front flyleaf creased, faint odor of smoke. 1987 Trade Paperback. 391 pp. In the Two Medicine Territory of Montana, the Lone Eaters, a small band of Blackfeet Indians, are living their immemorial life. The men hunt and mount the occasional horse-taking raid or war party against the enemy Crow. The women tan the hides, sew the beadwork, and raise the children. But the year is 1870, and the whites are moving into their land. Fools Crow, a young warrior and medicine man, has seen the future and knows that the newcomers will punish resis... View more info

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Winter in the Blood: A Novel

By: Welch, James

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2301631

ISBN: 0064519902

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 176 pp. Author's first novel. During his life, James Welch came to be regarded as a master of American prose, and his first novel, Winter in the Blood, is one of his most enduring works. The narrator of this beautiful, often disquieting novel is a young Native American man living on the Fort Belknap Reservation in Montana. Sensitive and self-destructive, he searches for something that will bind him to the lands of his ancestors but is haunted by personal tragedy, the dissolution of his once proud heritag... View more info

Image for The Light appearing more and more towards the perfect Day. or, A farther Discovery of the present state of the Indians in New-England, Concerning the Progresse of the Gospel amongst them. Manifested by Letters from such as preacht to them there. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series. No. III.)

The Light appearing more and more towards the perfect Day. or, A farther Discovery of the present state of the Indians in New-England, Concerning the Progresse of the Gospel amongst them. Manifested by Letters from such as preacht to them there. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series. No. III.)

By: Whitfield, Henry; Caryl, Joseph; Mayhow [Mayhew], Thomas; Eliot, John

Price: $175.00

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

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2129775

Condition: Good


Limited edition, hand numbered 44 and initialed by Joseph Sabin. One of 50 copies. Binding weakening, several gatherings loose. 1865 Large Hardcover. [viii], 46 pp. 4to. 1865 reissue of 1651 original. Sabin 103688: 'Contains a letter from Thomas Mayhew, dated 'From Great Harbor in Martins [sic] Vineyard Sept. 7. 1650'; also five letters from John Eliot written from Roxbury in 1649 and 1650.' View more info

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The Centennial Celebration of General Sullivan's Campaign Against the Iroquois, in 1779. Held at Waterloo, September 3rd, 1879, to Which is Prefixed a Sketch of the Waterloo Library and Historical Society

By: Willers, Diedrich; Gridley, S.H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Waterloo Library and Historical Society / Observer Steam Print: 1880

Seller ID: 1890749

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Minor loss from spine ends, edges faded, owner bookplate remnant on front endpaper, blank promissory note with pencil name & address on reverse laid in (circa 1900). 1880 Hard Cover. 356 pp. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Includes engravings of Skoi-Yase Monument, authors, Major General John H. Sullivan, and the log cabin. A celebration of the campaign against British loyalists and their Iroquois allies during the American Revolutionary War., published in conjunction with the centennial. View more info

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Wooden Indians: Poems

By: Williams, Kimberley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Drums Rattles: 2012

Seller ID: 2203519

ISBN: 0982989911

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2012 Soft Cover. 91 pp. Wooden Indians is Kimberley Williams' second collection of poems. Pow-Wow was the first. Wooden Indians embraces the poet's mixed blood heritage while it rips apart stereotypes and racist images and agendas that have taken on lives of their own for well over a century and longer in some cases. She reminds us that many of these have become introverted wrecking havoc on us from the inside. Williams reminds us that American Indians are still here. No matter how invisible and marginalized we are in the dominant society; we did not vanish and we are her... View more info

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The Prehistoric Aborigines of Minnesota and Their Migrations (Reprinted from The Popular Science Monthly, Vol. LXXIII, September, 1908)

By: Winchell, N.H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Popular Science Monthly: 1908

Seller ID: 2289501

Condition: Very Good


Small chips and small tears to wrapper edges, a few very faint creases to wrappers. 1908 Stapled Binding. Reprinted from The Popular Science Monthly, Vol. LXXIII, September, 1908. The Prehistoric Aborines of Minnesota and Their Migrations. An address before the Minnesota Historical Society, February 9, 1907. View more info

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The Ute Indians of Colorado in the Twentieth Century

By: Young, Richard K.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272283

ISBN: 0806129689

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 1997 Hard Cover. xiii, 362 pp. This comparative history of the Southern Ute and Mountain Ute peoples demonstrates how two culturally and historically related tribes, living side by side in southwestern Colorado, have taken very different paths in the modern era. Historian Richard K. Young makes a unique contribution to twentieth-century American Indian studies in his exploration of Colorado’s two remaining tribes’ divergent responses to federal Indian policies and changing economic and social conditions since passage of the Indian Reorganization Act in 193... View more info

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Lives of Celebrated American Indians [Famous] (Parley's Cabinet Library)

By: [Goodrich, S.G.] The Author of Peter Parley's Tales.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bradbury, Soden & Co.: 1843

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292861

Condition: Good


First edition (Sabin 27908). Boards rubbed, moderately foxed throughout, small bookplate on front endpaper. 1843 Hard Cover. iv, 315, [1] pp. Leather spine and corners, marbled boards. Engraved half-title page reading 'Famous Indians' precedes title page. A collection of brief biographies of Native Americans, including: Manco Capac; Mayta Capac; Huayna Capac; Atahualpa; Caupolican; Ychoalay; Tupac Amaru; Quetzalcoatl; Xolotl; Acamapitzin; Montezuma I; Donna Marina; Montezuma II; Cofachiqui; Tascaluza; Vitachuco; Pocahontas; Philip; Pontiac; Logan; Brant; Tecumseh; Red Jacket; Shongmunecuthe, o... View more info