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THE BARK CANOES AND SKIN BOATS OF NORTH AMERICA (SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM, BULLETIN 230)

By: Adney, Edwin Tappan & Howard I. Chapelle

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Smithsonian Institution: 1964

Seller ID: H12749

Condition: Very good


[xvi], 242p. Bookplate on front pastedown, spots on endpapers, cover corners lightly worn. "Everything you need to know about the nearly lost art of bark and skin craft." B&w illustrations and photographs. (11-1/4"x8-3/4") View more info

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IN INDIAN TENTS: STORIES TOLD PENOBSCOT, PASSAMAQUODDY, AND MICMAC INDIANS

By: Alger, Abby L.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Boston, Roberts Brothers: 1897

Edition: First

Seller ID: LW004

Condition: Good


[140p.], 2 leaves of Roberts Brothers titles. Foxing on pages throughout, cover corners and top and bottom of spine worn. Alger shares 23 tales collected over the years since her work with Charles G. Leland assembling material for his work on the legends of the eastern Algonquin Indians in 1882 and 1883. (7-3/4"x5-1/4") View more info

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THE YANA: AN INDIAN STORY

By: Allen, Marion V.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Redding, California, CP Printing & Publishing: 1982

Seller ID: P6458

Condition: Very good


[173p.] Back cover has a few stains, light pencil underlining. Fictional account of the lives of Native Americans in Northern California. (8-3/8"x5-3/8") View more info

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THE MANUFACTURE OF STONE MORTARS (SOUTHWEST MUSEUM LEAFLETS, NO. 34)

By: Bryan, Bruce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Highland Park, California, Southwest Museum: 1970

Seller ID: P5864

Condition: Very Good


8p. Includes bibliographical references. B&w photographs. (8"x5") View more info

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Journey to the People

By: Clark, Ann Nolan

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1969

Edition: First

Seller ID: H6904

ISBN: 0670409715

Condition: Very Good


128p. A few pages soiled, cover corners lightly worn, jacket has been laminated and has light wear to top and bottom of spine. "Recollections of an inspired educator and writer's experiences teaching Indian children." Author awarded 1953 Newbery Medal for her book, Secrets of the Andes. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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SPIRITS OF THE SACRED MOUNTAINS: CREATION STORIES OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN

By: Coffer, William E. (Koi Hosh)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1978

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11575

ISBN: 0442216009

Condition: Good +


xviii, 122p. 1st printing. Brown spots on top of page edges, jacket has tears and chips to edges. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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CUSTER DIED FOR YOUR SINS: AN INDIAN MANIFESTO

By: Deloria, Vine, Jr.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1969

Seller ID: H12384

Condition: Very good


279p. 2nd printing. Gift message on front endpaper, price clipped jacket has minimal wear to edges. Considered a classic written by a Native American writer, Deloria "provides valuable insights on American Indian history, Native American culture, and context for minority protest movements mobilizing across the country throughout the 1960s and early 1970s" in eleven essays. Jacket design by Jason McWhorter. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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RUF DES DONNERVOGELS: KULTUR UND GESCHICHTE DER INDIANER VON IHNEN

By: Hamilton, Charles; Edited By

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Zurich, Die Arche: 1960

Seller ID: H7638

Condition: Very Good


304p. Cover corners bumped, top of page edges lightly soiled, jacket has large chips to edges. Text in German. B&w illustrations. (7-3/4"x4-5/8") View more info

Image for THE DESTRUCTION OF CALIFORNIA INDIANS: A COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS FROM THE PERIOD 1847 TO 1865 IN WHICH ARE DESCRIBED SOME OF THE THINGS THAT HAPPENED TO SOME OF THE INDIANS OF CALIFORNIA

THE DESTRUCTION OF CALIFORNIA INDIANS: A COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS FROM THE PERIOD 1847 TO 1865 IN WHICH ARE DESCRIBED SOME OF THE THINGS THAT HAPPENED TO SOME OF THE INDIANS OF CALIFORNIA

By: Heizer, Robert F.; Edited by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Peregrine Smith: 1974

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12750

ISBN: 0879050098

Condition: Very good


[xiv], 321p. Collection of documents that detail "how thousands of California natives died from 1847 to 1865 from starvation, disease, drunkenness, enslavement, rape, murder, and warfare." B&w photographs. (9-1/4"x6-1/8") View more info

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ISHI: LAST OF HIS TRIBE

By: Kroeber, Theodora

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, Parnassus Press: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10664

Condition: Very Good


[211p.] Stains to jacket flaps and pastedowns from tap applied to hold jacket to book. B&w illustrations. (9"x6-1/2") View more info

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SPIRIT ROCKS AND SILVER MAGIC

By: Manning, Phyllis A.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho, Caxton Printers: 1962

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10884

Condition: Very Good


[202p.] Signed by author on front endpaper. Bookplate on front endpaper, jacket has small chips and tears to edges and scrapes to folds. Includes glossary. 7 color plates and frontispiece. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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Wrapped in the Colours of the Earth: Cultural Heritage of the First Nations / Aux Couleurs De La Terre: Heritage Culturel Des Premieres Nations

By: McCaffrey, Moira T.; Et. Al.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Montreal, McCord Museum of Canadian History: 1992

Edition: First

Seller ID: P4606

ISBN: 0773509682

Condition: Very Good


127p. Cover edges worn and page edges soiled. Includes bibliography. B&w maps and photographs and color photographs. (11-3/4"x9") View more info

PLANTS USED IN BASKETRY BY THE CALIFORNIA INDIANS

By: Merrill, Ruth Earl

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Ramona, California, Acoma Books: 1970

Seller ID: P5677

Condition: Good +


Unpaginated (approx. 36p.) 1980 reprint. Former owner's embossed stamp on title page, cover sunned. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations. 8vo – over 7¾" – 9¾" tall. View more info

THE CHEMEHUEVI INDIANS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (MALKI MUSEUM BROCHURE NO. 3)

By: Miller, Ronald Dean & Peggy Jeanne Miller

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Banning, California, Malki Museum Press: 1988

Seller ID: P6009

Condition: Very Good


16p. 4th printing. Includes bibliography. B&w photographs. 8vo – over 7¾" – 9¾" tall. View more info

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STORIES AND LEGENDS OF THE PALM SPRINGS INDIANS

By: Patencio, Chief Francisco; As told to Margaret Boynton

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Times-Mirror: 1943

Edition: First

Seller ID: LW003

Condition: Very good


[xvi], 132p. Ink marks on front pastedown, cover rubbed and corners lightly worn. Folklore of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians of Palm Springs as told by one of its greatest chiefs. (8"x5-3/8") View more info

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I, THE SONG, I WALK HERE: CLASSICAL POETRY OF THE PEOPLE, PART I & PART II

By: Soens, A.L.; Editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: n.p., Self-published: n.d.

Seller ID: P6291

Condition: Very good


112p. Cover edges lightly sunned with gift message on inside of front cover of part I. A compilation of North American Native poetry and songs with extensive footnotes. Includes bibliography. Cover and pages pressed and glued along 1/4" on the right side. (11"x8-1/2") View more info

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CASA DE ADOBE HANDBOOK

By: Southwest Museum

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Highland Park, California, Southwest Museum: 1973

Seller ID: P5861

Condition: Very Good +


22p. B&w illustrations and photographs. (8"x5") View more info