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Blackfeet Indians of Glacier National Park
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Blackfeet Indians of Glacier National Park

by Linderman, Frank Bird; Winold Reiss

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St. Paul, MN: Great Northern Railroad, 1947. First Edition. Oblong small 4to. 12 pp pamphlet by Frank Bird Linderman titled "Out of the North: A Brief Historical Sketch of the Blackfeet Indian Tribe" along with biographical sketches of Reiss and Linderman; 24 color reproductions of noted American artist Winold Reiss' glorious paintings of the Blackfeet Indians, done in brilliant primary colors. Housed in publisher's illustrated envelope. A fine set, as new; the nicest we have seen! F. Winold Reiss (1886 - 1953) was a German-born American artist and graphic designer. In 1920 he travelled to the American West for the first time, working for a lengthy period on the Blackfeet Reservation. Over the years Reiss painted more than 250 works depicting Native Americans. These paintings by Reiss became known more widely beginning in the 1920 and to the 1950s, when the Great Northern Railway commissioned Reiss to do paintings of the Blackfeet which were then distributed widely as lithographed reproductions on… Read More
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Broncho Apache

Broncho Apache

by Wellman, Paul I.

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New York: Macmillan, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 303 pp. Rust colored cloth in color illustrated dustjacket. Fine in fine dustjacket, with a hint of wear; dustjacket flap corners clipped but price is intact; a lovely copy. The source for the 1954 Robert Aldrich movie, "Apache," with a blue-eyed Burt Lancaster portraying the title character and with Jean Peters, Charles Bronson and John McIntire. Here is the story of Massai, Apache warrior under Geronimo, who is on his way to Florida in the prison train after Geronimo's betrayal and surrender. Massai escapes from the train and eventually makes his way back to Arizona, where he is betrayed by one of his own people, is recaptured and sent back to the Florida prison where he kills his guards and escapes into the High Sierras.
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California Indian Folklore (SIGNED)
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California Indian Folklore (SIGNED)

by Latta, Frank

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Shafter, CA: Published by the author, 1936. First Edition, Limited Edition #4 of 10 copies printed on special paper and hand-bound by the Santa Barbara Bindery (as noted by the author in his own hand). SIGNED by Latta. 8vo. 209 pp. 34 photo-plates. Latta's business card as Director of the Kern County Museum laid in. Maroon half-leather spine over cloth boards with gilt lettering. A fine copy of this scarce limited edition. As told to F. F. Latta by 15 Native Americans. A Collection of California Indian Folklore Tales which were told during the long Winter evenings long before the White People came to California. Latta's first work to specifically focus on the Indians of the San Joaquin Valley, dealing with the culture of the more than 60 tribes that made up the Yokuts. Latta was a well known historian who in 1906, while still a student conducted his first interview. He later went around and found old timers still living and interviewed them about various historical people and incidents.
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Cherokee Cavaliers: Forty years of Cherokee History as told in the Correspondence of the Ridge-Watie-Boudinot Family

by Dale, Edward Evertt and Gaston Litton

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Norman, OK, 1939. Advance Copy. Softcover. Jacket over thin plain wrappers (soiled with some rubbing; slight wear to extremities; price-clipped) otherwise very good plus condition.. Octavo. (xxiii) 319pp. Photo-illustrations; map; folding genealogical chart. Grey wrappers in decorative dust jacket with blue lettering. A series of letters printed exactly as written providing first hand accounts of the western Cherokees before, during and after the Civil War. The four main authors are Major Ridge, his son, John Ridge, and Major Ridge's two nephews, Elias Boudinot and Stand Waite. Volume 19 of the Civilization of the American Indian Series.
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Fire and the Spirits: Cherokee Law from Clan to Court
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Fire and the Spirits: Cherokee Law from Clan to Court

by Strickland, Rennard

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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1975. 1st. Hardcover. Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. Octavo; xx, 260 pages. Civilization of American Indian Series.
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Indian Basketry, and How to Make Indian and Other Baskets

Indian Basketry, and How to Make Indian and Other Baskets

by James, George Wharton

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Pasadena, CA: George Wharton James, 1909. Fourth Edition Revised and Enlarged. Hardbound. 8vo. 271, [1]; 136, [8] pp. Bibliography; Appendix; Index. Hundreds of illustrations. Original green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Light wear to extremities; previous owner name; a very good copy.
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Indian Place-Names: Their Origin, Evolution, and Meanings, Collected in Kansas From the Siouan,...
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Indian Place-Names: Their Origin, Evolution, and Meanings, Collected in Kansas From the Siouan, Algonquian, Shoshonean, Caddoan, Iriquoian and Other Tongues

by Rydjord, John

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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1968. 1st. Hardcover. Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket (price clipped). First Edition. Octavo; xi, 380 pages.
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The Indian and the White Man (INSCRIBED by author)
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The Indian and the White Man (INSCRIBED by author)

by Washburn, Wilcomb E., editor and introduction

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New York: New York University Press, 1964. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition. INSCRIBED on half title 'Inscribed for John Caughey/who perhaps started it all for me by publishing/my first historical article in the/Pacific Historical Review fifteen years/ago Art(?) Washburn/May 12, 1967 (Plannin Conference/American Indian History). Octavo; xxiii, 480 pages. Fine copy (bookplate of author/historian John Caughey to fffep) in a Near Fine dust jacket (slight darkening to spine; light wear to spine ends). "From the description of the white man's first contact with the Indian as recorded in the journal of Christopher columbus down to the 'Declaration of Indian Purpose' prepared at the American Indian Conference in Chicago in 1961, this documentary history illustrates the most important aspects of Indian-white relationships and develops the larger theme of the Indian as part of the American Experience. - dustjacket. Includes personal recollections of the Indian as recorded by early white settlers; the writings of… Read More
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Indians of the Painted Desert Region: Hopis, Navahoes, Wallapais, Havasupais (INSCRIBED)
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Indians of the Painted Desert Region: Hopis, Navahoes, Wallapais, Havasupais (INSCRIBED)

by James, George Wharton

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Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1907. 2nd. Leather bound. INSCRIBED "To Inez Ray Smith/with the compliments & good/wishes of a fellow lover of the/Indian/George Wharton James." Second Edition. 8vo. xxi, 268pp + [3] advertisements pp. Bibliography. Black & white photo-illustrations (including frontispiece with tissue guard). Three-quarter green morocco and cloth, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. From the library of Irving W. Robbins, Jr., noted collector, and with his bookplate. Spine faded to brown although the gilt is bright; light wear to edges and joints; a very good copy. James travelled extensively throughout the Southwest and wrote several books based on his first-hand experiences. In this title, he details the lives and customs of the various Indian tribes he visited. (Alliot Bib. of Arizona pg. 116; Howes 5321).
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Little Eagle (SIGNED with drawing)
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Little Eagle (SIGNED with drawing)

by Deming, Therese O. and Edwin W.

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Chicago, New York & San Francisco: Laidlaw Brothers, 1931. Reprint. Original boards. Early printing. INSCRIBED to a friend by both authors; original pencil drawing by Edwin Deming. Small 8vo. 96 pp. Pictorial brown cloth with minimal wear; inscription on separate paper pasted inside front board; a near fine copy (light wear to extremities). The authors lived intimately with various tribes of Indians for many years; Edwin Deming was adopted into the Blackfoot tribe. In their Indian Life Series the authors have written and illustrated from first-hand information an account of the true spirit and atmosphere of Indian Life. 'Little Eagle', the first book in the Series, is a story of an Indian baby and his early childhood days.
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My Adventures in Zuni

My Adventures in Zuni

by Cushing, Frank Hamilton

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Santa Fe: The Peripatatic Press, 1941. 1st. Hardcover. Limited Edition 400 copies. Square octavo. 178pp. Striking serigraphs depicting 10 Zuni ceremonial masks reproduced in color; 20 line drawings of life in the pueblo and initial letters by Fanita Lanier. Grey cloth with green & silver lettering in grey printed dustjacket. Printed on Strathmore Text at the Rydal Press. A near fine copy in dustjacket (2 small chips upper front and rear edge; short closed tear upper rear jacket and spine). In 1879, Cushing, as a Smithsonian Institution staff member, travelled to Zuni to study the ethnology of its people. During his 4 1/2 years in residence, he learned to speak the Zuni language, beame a member of the tribe and fully immersed himself in the culture, becoming anthropology's first participant observer. This was the beginning of his lifelong fascination and work with the Zuni culture. Originally published in Century Magazine installments during 1882-83, this printing includes an introductory essay 'Zuni… Read More
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Myths and Legends of the Sioux
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Myths and Legends of the Sioux

by McLaughlin, Mari L. Mrs

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Bismarck, N.D.: Bismarck Tribune Company, 1916. First Edition. Tall 8vo. 200 pp. Frontispiece portrait of the author; black & whtie illustrations. Grey cloth with color design of a Sioux chief in war bonnet on upper front and bleck lettering in publisher's grey dustjacket with the same design. A fine copy in near fine dustjacket (slight darkening to covers; minor wear to extremities). The author was born to a white father and a mixed-blood Sioux mother and heard many Sioux stories groing up among the eastern Sioux of Minnesota. She served as an interpreter for her husband, James McLauglin, when he was head of the Devils Lake and Standing Rock agencies and an inspector for the Indian Bureau. The legends include 38 stories rich in humor, animal lore, otherworldly encounters, and famous legends such as those featuring Unktomi (Spider) and the Stone Boy.
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Myths and Legends of the Lipan Apache Indians (Memoirs of the American Folk-Lore Society Volume XXXVI)

by Opler, Morris Edward

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New York: American Folk-Lore Society, 1940. 1st. Hardcover. First edition. 8vo. x, 296pp, including bibliography and index. Red cloth covered boards; gilt titles to the spine. All edges neat and clean; slight wear to spine ends; light spine fading. Near fine. Contents include: The Origin Myth; Tales of Encounters with Supernatural Beings; Tales of Encounters with monsters; information on Peyote; the Lipan who Visited the Peyote People; the origin of games; agriculture; the Coyote Cycle and other Nimcal, Bird, and Insect Tales; Tales of War-Path and Raid; etc.
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Navajo Medicine Man: Sandpaintings and Legends of Miguelito from the John Frederick Huckel...
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Navajo Medicine Man: Sandpaintings and Legends of Miguelito from the John Frederick Huckel Collections

by Reichard, Gladys A.

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New York: J. J. Augustin, 1939. 1st. Half leather. First Edition. 4to. xvi, 83 pp. Frontispiece, 24 color silk-screen printed plates, portrait etching of the artist Miguelito by H. F. Kraus, numerous text illustrations. Half brown morocco over brown cloth boards, gilt design to front cover; housed in uncommon publisher's slipcase with printed labels to front cover & spine. Minor wear to extremities; slight darkening to spine; faint circular mark to front board else near fine. Slipcase is somewhat worn. The striking plates are printed on imported handmade Japanese paper and depict detailed reproductions of the sandpaintings by Miguelito. These sandpaintings accompany his chants, including Bead Chant and Shooting Chant, two of the most important Navajo rites. Also includes a thorough description and explanation of these rites and the legends associated with them.
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Practical Basket Making

Practical Basket Making

by James, George Wharton

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Pasadena, CA: George Wharton James, 1920. New Edition. Enlarged and Revised with New Illustrations. Cloth. Minor wear to extremities; small bump lower front cover otherwise near fine.. Octavo. 124pp. Numerous black & white photo-illustrations. Black cloth with gilt lettering.
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Red People of the Wooded Country (SIGNED with drawing)
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Red People of the Wooded Country (SIGNED with drawing)

by Deming, Therese O. and Edwin W.

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Chicago, New York & San Francisco: Laidlaw Brothers, 1932. Reprint. Original cloth. Early printing. INSCRIBED to a friend by both authors; original pencil drawing by Edwin Deming. Small 8vo. 191 pp. Pictorial brown cloth with minimal wear; inscription on separate paper pasted inside front board; a near fine copy (light wear to extremities; small white spots on rear board). The authors lived intimately with various tribes of Indians for many years; Edwin Deming was adopted into the Blackfoot tribe. In their Indian Life Series the authors have written and illustrated from first-hand information an account of the true spirit and atmosphere of Indian Life. 'Red People of the Wooded Country', the third book in the Series, is a story of the adventures of two little Indian boys whose homes were birch-bark wigwams in the woodlands.
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