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One Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary of the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign: Historical Programs and Dedication of Markers along Route of March

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of the State of New York: 1929

Seller ID: 2259845

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly toned. 1929 Stapled Binding. 63 pp. Pageants: Genesee Country, Leicester, September 14, 1929; Finger Lakes Area, Geneva, September, 21, 1929; Newtown Battlefield Area, Elmira, September 28, 1929. Includes black-and-white photographs. View more info

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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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The History of Events Resulting in Indian Consolidation West of the Mississippi. [from Annual Report of the American Historical Association for 1906]

By: Abel, Annie Heloise

Price: $125.00

Publisher: [American Historical Association]: 1908

Seller ID: 2187980

Condition: Very Good


Base of boards faintly stained, free endpapers removed. 1908 Hard Cover. 233-450 pp. 8vo. A separately bound edition of the Justin Winsor Prize winning essay originally published by the American Historical Association in 1906. The author, a Ph.D., was a Bulkley Fellow in History at Yale University, Associate Professor in History at Wells College, and Instructor in History at The Woman's College of Baltimore. She discusses the origins of the plan for Indian removal, unsuccessful attempts during the Jefferson administration, the War of 1812, and removal efforts afterwards, with a chapter focusin... View more info

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The Masters of the Peaks: A Story of the Great North Woods (French and Indian War Series)

By: Altsheler, Joseph A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Appleton-Century: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2260639

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Quarter-size surface tear to jacket front, jacket edges rubbed, jacket lightly foxed (more so on reverse), front jacket flap price clipped, page ridges lightly foxed. 1946 Hard Cover. 310 pp. It is laid in the period of the French and Indian War, just after the colonists' first big victory at Lake George, and it pictures their subsequent struggles with Montcalm. The book ends with the massacre of Fort William Henry. Robert Lennox, a young American fighter, and his two friends--Tayoga, and Onondaga Indian, and David Willett, a hunter--fall in with Achille Gary, a crafty Frenchman, whom... View more info

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History of the Delaware and Iroquois Indians, Formerly Inhabiting the Middle States. with Various Anecdotes, Illustrating Their Manners and Customs.

By: American Sunday School Union

Price: $75.00

Publisher: American Sunday School Union: 1832

Seller ID: 2293124

Condition: Good


Colloquial spine label added, front joint splitting, edges rubbed, light stain to base of a few pages, front and end matter lightly foxed. 1832 Hard Cover. 153, [5] pp. 12mo. Black cloth spine, paper over boards. A history of the Delaware and Iroquois tribes. Woodcut frontispiece and illustrations. View more info

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Massasoit's Town, Sowams in Pokanoket: Its History, Legends, and Traditions

By: Baker, Virginia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Published by the Author: 1904

Seller ID: 2005865

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in gold slipcase and chemise. Minor loss from spine. 1904 Trade Paperback. 43 pp. Stapled binding, printed wrappers. A history of the town led by the sachem of the Wampanoag Confederacy, who helped prevent the failure of the Plymouth Colony and the starvation of its settlers. Sowams was a Native American village on the peninsula of Pokanoket (what is now known as Warren, Rhode Island), and site of an early trading post set up by the Plymouth Colony. View more info

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Les Reves des Chasseurs

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Editions Beauchemin: 1942

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276378

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by author on front flyleaf. Wrappers toned, crease on back corner. 1942 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 117, [3] pp. French text. The title translates to 'Hunter's Dreams'. Illustrated by Phoebe Thompson and Marjorie Borden. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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Tsimsyan Myths, Illustrated (National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 174, Anthropological Series No. 51)

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Museum of Canada: 1961

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276393

Condition: Good


Inscribed to Hella Sachs, signed, and dated by author on title page, signed on front wrapper also. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges rubbed with minor loss from spine head and foot, pages toned. 1961 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. v, [1], 97, [1] pp. A collection of native folklore, illustrated with woodcuts. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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The Indian Speaks

By: Barbeau, Marius; Melvin, Grace

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. / The Macmillan Company of Canada, Ltd.: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276387

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed to 'Mme Hella Sachs', signed (in French), and dated (15 Mai 1943) by author on front flyleaf. This volume was acquired from the personal library of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Lacks jacket. Spine lightly toned, corners rubbed and slightly exposed. 117, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of native folklore, illustrated with woodcuts. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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Aboriginal Place Names of New York (New York State Museum Bulletin 108, Archeology 12)

By: Beauchamp, William M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York State Education Department: 1907

Seller ID: 2130087

Condition: Very Good


Binding repaired. 1907 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 333 pp. Wrappers. Comprehensive study of Native American place names in New York State by county, providing an interesting glimpse into the origins of current names for towns, state parks, rivers, etc. Also provides an interesting context for which tribes were settled in which areas of New York State, and their spheres of influence. View more info

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Aboriginal Occupation of New York (Bulletin of the New York State Museum, No. 32. Vol. 7, February 1900)

By: Beauchamp, William M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of the State of New York: 1900

Seller ID: 2278422

Condition: Good


Lacks maps. Spine and hinges previously mended with tape, stains along edges, pencil name on front wrapper. 1900 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 187 pp. Aboriginal Occupation of New York (Bulletin of the New York State Museum, No. 32. Vol. 7, February 1900). CONTENTS: List of Authorities Referred to with Abbreviations; Territories of Aboriginal Nations of New York; Aboriginal Occupation of New York; Geographic Distribution of Sites by Counties. View more info

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A History of the New York Iroquois, Now Commonly Called the Six Nations (New York State Museum Bulletin 78, Archeology 9) (University of the State of New York Bulletin 329, February 1905)

By: Beauchamp, William M. [Martin]

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York State Education Department: 1905

Seller ID: 2292856

Condition: Very Good


Includes map in front pocket. Boards lightly soiled, front pocket and opposite page toned. 1905 Hard Cover. [iii], 126-461, [7] pp. 8vo. A history of the Iroquois of New York, including 18 plates from historical maps, photographs, and illustrations, one of which is a large folding map of the territorial divisions of tribes in New York State. View more info

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The Iroquois Trail, or Foot-Prints of the Six Nations, in Customs, Traditions, and History, in which are included David Cusick's Sketches of Ancient History of the Six Nations

By: Beauchamp, William Martin; Cusick, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Forgotten Books: 2012

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2293104

Condition: Near Fine


2012 Trade Paperback. 154 pp. A facsimile of the 1892 history of the Iroquois and Six Nations, by the American ethnologist and Episcopal clergyman whose research focused on that tribe. View more info

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Chipeta, Queen of the Utes: A Biography

By: Becker, Cynthia S.; Smith, P. David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Western Reflections Publishing Company: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2280246

ISBN: 1890437794

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Minor sticker adhesive on rear wrapper. 2003 Trade Paperback. ix, 270 pp. A well-documented account of Colorado's beloved Ute woman, who was the wife of famous Chief Ouray - from her early days, to her old age, to her legacy in Colorado. Chipeta or White Singing Bird (1843 or 1844 – August 1924) was a Native American woman, and the second wife of Chief Ouray of the Uncompahgre Ute tribe. Born a Kiowa Apache, she was raised by the Utes in what is now Conejos, Colorado. An advisor and confidant of her husband, Chipeta continued as a leader of her people af... 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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Notes on the Botocudus and Their Ornaments (Read before the American Philosophical Society, November 16, 1888)

By: Branner, John C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: .: 1888

Seller ID: 2289505

Condition: Very Good


Presentation copy. A few small chips to edges of rear wrappers. 1888 Stapled Binding. Read before the American Philosophical Society, November 16, 1888. These Indians live near the Rio Doce, about three hundred miles northeast of Rio de Janeiro. They wear but little clothing; their hair is very black and coarse, and their color a light mulatto. The women do not allow their hair to grow upon any part of the body except the head, and in the illustrations it may be noticed that they have no eyebrows, the hairs all having been pulled out. One of the most striking habits of these people is shown in... View more info

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The Unknown Indian

By: Browne, Gertrude Bell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albert Whitman & Co.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279324

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, pages very faintly toned. 1930 Hard Cover. 299 pp. Illustrated by David Thomas Vernon. As we follow the story of Tan-ta-quid-geon we see the picturesque daily life of the primitive Indians, not only of the Mohegans, but of other Algonquin tribes for, with some variations, their customs were similar. The historical parts are based on Winthrop's Journal, De Forest's History of the Indians of Connecticut and Caulkins' History of Norwich. 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 Wampum Belt; or, The Fairest Page of History: A Tale of William Penn's Treaty with the Indians

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1897

Seller ID: 2289136

Condition: Good


Front hinge loosening, rear hinge starting, front free endpaper loose but included. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 276 pp. 8vo. Illustrated by H. Winthrop Pierce. A collection of stories of colonial America, focusing on interactions between William Penn and Native Americans, by the author of The Zig-Zag Series. A Tale of William Penn's Treaty with the Indians. Illustrated in drawings by H. Winthrop Peirce. Historical fiction based on incidents in the lives of the heroes. Story relates to the Wampum Belt, which was delivered by the Lenape Indians on the Del... View more info

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The White Seneca

By: Canfield, William W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Company: 1911

Seller ID: 2289138

Condition: Very Good


Spine edges very lightly rubbed, board corners lightly bumped, pencil mark on rear endpapers. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 281 pp. Illustrated by G.A. Harker. In the year 1774, fifteen-year-old Henry Cochrane is captured by a party of Seneca Indians near his home in central New York State. Adopted by the young Seneca, Hiokoto the Hawk, Henry grows to love the Indian ways and becomes Dundiswa - the White Seneca. When Henry is captured by an enemy tribe, he must rely on all the skills he has learned from the Indians, as well as his own courage and determina... View more info

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At Seneca Castle

By: Canfield, William W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Company: 1912

Seller ID: 2289139

Condition: Near Fine


Minor general wear. A very nice copy. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 274 pp. Illustrated by G.A. Harker. In this sequel to The White Seneca, Henry Cochrane, now eighteen, is entrusted with a message from the settlers of the Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania, to the Continental Army. They are suffering under the constant Indian raids instigated by the British and plead for protection. Because of Henry's knowledge of Indian ways, General George Washington requests his services as a scout for General Sullivan in the campaign to forever break the power of the Iroquois Co... View more info

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The Education of Little Tree

By: Carter, Forrest; Strickland, Rennard (Foreword)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2292442

ISBN: 0826308791

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 1986 Trade Paperback. 216 pp. The Education of Little Tree is a memoir-style novel written by Asa Earl Carter under the pseudonym Forrest Carter. Since its first publication by Delacorte Press in 1976, the book has been the subject of acclaim. Many people have been drawn to its message of simple living, tradition, and love of nature. However, The Education of Little Tree has also been the subject of controversy after the publication of an article on October 4, 1991, by Dan T. Carter (a history professor and distant cousin of Asa Carter) called The Transformation o... View more info

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The Boy's Catlin: My Life among the Indians

By: Catlin, George; Humphreys, Mary Gay

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1910

Seller ID: 2291265

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly soiled, ink name and address on front endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. xx, 380, [4] pp. 8vo. From 1831 to 1837, George Catlin traveled extensively among the native peoples of North America—from the Muskogee and Miccosukee Creeks of the Southeast to the Lakota, Mandan, and Pawnee of the West, and from the Winnebagos and Menominees of the North to the Comanches of eastern Texas. Studying their habits, customs, and modes of life, he made copious notes and numerous sketches of ceremonies, buffalo hunts, symbols, and totems. His two-volume set Illustrations of the Manners, Customs & Cond... View more info

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Letters & Notes on the North American Indians

By: Catlin, George; Mooney, Michael M. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Clarkson N. Potter: 1988

Seller ID: 2292250

ISBN: 0517520168

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Faint edge wear. 1988 Large Hardcover. Originally published in 1844, this collection of letters and observations is here expanded with an extensive introduction and historical notes. View more info

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George Catlin's Souvenir of the North American Indians: A Facsimile of the Original Album

By: Catlin, George; Truettner, William H.

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Gilcrease Museum: 2003

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292793

ISBN: 0972565701

Condition: Near Fine


Small spot on rear jacket panel. 2003 Large Hardcover. xxvii, [3], 100, [6] pp. 2003 facsimile of 1849 handmade original, with detailed color illustrations reproduced from original watercolors. View more info

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Heroism of Hannah Duston, together with The Indian Wars of New England.

By: Caverly, Robert B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: B.B. Russell & Co., Publishers: 1874

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2293116

Condition: Good


1875 printing. First gathering loose but included, corners a bit rubbed, ink initials on front endpaper. 1874 Hard Cover. 408 pp. 8vo. Original red-orange cloth, gilt titles and rules with Indian chief on spine, blind-stamped triple border. Frontispiece of author. A biography of Hannah Duston, along with an account of the Indian wars in New England. Hannah Duston's fame came as a result of events that occurred in 1697... King William's War had increased fear of Indian attack in this frontier area, and Thomas Duston had been appointed captain of the local garrison. On 15 March 1697 Thomas was w... View more info

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The Discovery of America & Other Myths: A New World Reader

By: Christensen, Thomas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281589

ISBN: 0811801861

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 1992 Trade Paperback. A collection of essays on the European contact with the original inhabitants of the western continents. View more info

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Echoes from the Rocky Mountains. Reminiscences and Thrilling Incidents of the Romantic and Golden Age of the Great West, with, a Graphic Account of Its Discovery, Settlement and Grand Development

By: Clampitt, John W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: American Mutual Library Ass'n: 1890

Seller ID: 2288787

Condition: Very Good


One inch tear along bottom edge of front endpaper, a few pages lightly dog-eared. 1890 Hard Cover. xvi, 671 pp. Red cloth, gilt titles, gold and black decorations, decorated endpapers. Engravings throughout. Includes: several chapters on Mormons and Mormonism, discussion of the Pony Express and the Overland Mail lines, settlement of California and Northwest Territory, the telegraph, Yosemite and Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, railroads, Native Americans, etc., etc. View more info