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Watunna, an Orinoco Creation Cycle

By: CIVRIEUX, Marc De; GUSS, David M.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: San Francisco, North Point Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 041201

ISBN: 0865470022

Condition: As New


Folklore and mythology of Venezuala's Yecuana Indians. Translated from the Spanish. viii, 195 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. 'As New'. Weigh, 501g. View more info

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Indian Legends of the Pacific Northwest

By: CLARK, Ella E.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of California Press:

Edition: Twenty-second Printing of 1953

Seller ID: 33197

ISBN: 0520002431

Condition: Fine


A collection of over one hundred tribal tales drawn from government documents, old periodicals and histories, reports of anthropologists and folklorists, and personal interviews with Indians of Washington and Oregon. Undated, 22nd printing, but fairly recent. 225 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm. Interior is bright, fresh and unmarked. Binding is tight and square with no creasing to the spine. Clean, bright, wrappers. Near new. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and ... View more info

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The Predicament of Culture: Twentieth-Century Ethnography, Literature, and Art

By: CLIFFORD, James

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MASS, Harvard University Press: 1994

Edition: 7th Printing of 1988

Seller ID: 052584

ISBN: 0674698436

Condition: VG+


'A critical ethnography of the West in its changing relations with other societies. Analyzing cultural practices such as anthropology, travel writing, collecting, and museum displays of tribal art. . . [Goodreads]. xii, 381pp, illustrated, index. Bright, white pages - some light pencil underliniung and tiny notes - easily erased. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Sun-faded spine. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and o... View more info

Stand Tall, My Son

By: CLUTESI, George

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Newport Bay Pub: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 051289

ISBN: 0921513038

Condition: As New


Story of a Native youth's education and coming of age in an earlier time on te west coast of Vancouver Island. 176pp, with artwork by the author and illustrations by Mark Tebbutt. Some colour. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy - virtually 'as new'. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 290g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Can... View more info

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Inca Religion and Customs

By: COBO, Bernabe; Hamilton, Roland

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24238

ISBN: 0292738544

Condition: VG+


Translation of an early, 17th century work by Father Bernabe Cobo. 279pp, maps. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. Faint center-crease to spine. Weight, 470g. View more info

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Indian Talk: Hand Signals of the North American Indians

By: CODY, Iron Eyes

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Healdsburg, CA, Naturegraph Pub: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33146

ISBN: 0911010823

Condition: VG+


Hand signals of the American Indians. By Iron Eyes Cody ; illustrated by Ken Mansker ; posed by Iron Eyes, Yeawas, Robert and Arthur. 112 pages : photo illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Some light surface rubbing to the color front wrapper. Weight, 156g. View more info

National Museum of Canada Annual Report for 1926

By: COLLINS, W. H. - Acting Director

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Museum of Canada: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27026

Condition: Good Very Good


Annual Report of the National Museum of Canada. Included are 4 scholarly articles - 1] Archaeological Investigations in Bering Straight, 2] Restoration of Totem Poles in British Columbia, 3] Ornithological Investigations near Belvedere, Alberta, 4] Commercial bent Grasses [Agrostis] in Eastern Canda. 126pp, illustrated with photo plates. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. One tiny nick out of top margin of front wrapper. Weight, 370g. View more info

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Shamans of the World: Extraordinary First Person Accounts of Healings, Mysteries, and Miracles

By: CONNOR, Nancy; KEENEY, Bradford

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Sounds True: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 050701

ISBN: 1591799570

Condition: As New


"What does the world look like through the eyes of a shaman? To help answer this question, Dr. Bradford Keeney and Nancy Connor present Shamans of the World, an intimate encounter with traditional healers from ten unique indigenous cultures." x, 286 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, still quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth boards. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. We use... View more info

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Coplalook: Chief Trader, Hudson's Bay Company, 1923-39

By: COPLAND, A. Dudley

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Winnipeg, MB, Watson and Dwyer: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32058

ISBN: 0920486428

Condition: As New


Account of author's years in the Canadian arctic based on his personal recollections of the arctic and its peoples, and especially of his travels by foot with some of the outstanding Inuit and Indian guides and interpreters of the 1920s and 1930s. 244 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. A 'as new' copy 0 bright, fresh and umarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 407g. View more info

Hopi: Stimmen Eines Volkes

By: COURLANDER, Harold & DOMPKE, Stephan

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Koln, Eugen Diederichs Verlag: 1986

Edition: First German Edition

Seller ID: 33798

ISBN: 3424008311

Condition: Fine


German language text. 407pp, 46 illustrations in the text, two endpaper maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. About 'as new'. Weight, 570g. View more info

Fabled Tribe: A Voyage to Discover the River Bushmen of the Okavango Swamps

By: COWLEY, Clive

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34715

Condition: VG


Study of a Lost Tribe of Bushmen. Foreword by R.C.J.Van Hoogstraten. 1st ed., 8vo, 232pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in brown coth with clipped dustjacket. Dustjacket has small repaired tears. VG/G+. Weight, 508g. View more info

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Myth and magic: Oaxaca past and present = Mito y magia: Oaxaca pasado y Presente

By: CRAIGHEAD, Linda - Curator

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Palo Alto, CA, Palo Alto Cultural Center: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045613

ISBN: 0963692224

Condition: Fine


Published in conjunction with the exhibition at the Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, California and the City of Oaxaca de Ju'arez, Mexico, August 21 - November 2, 1994. Curated and organized by Mary Jane Gagnier de Mendoza and Linda Craighead. 96 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 450g. View more info

Aboriginal Peoples in British Columbia: A Set of Readings

By: CROSS CULTURAL CONSULTING

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Department of Fisheries and Oceans:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26802

Condition: Near Fine


A package of readings developed to give employees of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and other interested individuals an introductory overview of Aboriginal peoples in canada and in British Columbia. Undated, circa 1988. 79pp. Copy from the library of B. C. journalist, outdoorsman and conservationist, Lee Straight. A few notes and corrections made by Straight to the text. Several pieces of correspondence relating to the book etc., laid-in. Book has clear plastic... View more info

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The Natchez Trace: A Pictorial History

By: CRUTCHFIELD, James A.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A., Rutledge Hill Press: 1994

Edition: Sixth Printing of 1985

Seller ID: 34608

ISBN: 0934395039

Condition: Almost 'As New'


The Natchez Trace road is one of Americas best kept secrets... a beautiful, historic drive from Natchez Mississippi to Nashville Tenesee. 160 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. Includes index. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almost às new`. Weight, 397g. View more info

Native Rights in Canada

By: CUMMING, Peter A. & MICKENBERG, Neil H. - Editors

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Toronto, Indian-Eskimo Association of Canada: 1972

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 21280

ISBN: 077361012X

Condition: Near Fine


Native rights in Canada. 352pp, maps. Very bright, clean, and unmarked copy with a tight, square binding. Appears unused. Weight, 770g. View more info

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The Custer Album: A Pictorial Biography of General George A. Custer

By: CUSTER, George A.; FROST, Lawrence A.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ of Oklahoma Press: 1990

Edition: First Printing of U of O Edition

Seller ID: 043196

ISBN: 080612282X

Condition: About Fine


'More pictures of Custer-related people, places and artifacts are assembled here than in any other book or museum collection'. Originally published: Seattle: Superior, c1964. 192 p. : ill., ports., facsims., maps ; 28 cm. Bibliography: p186-189. - Includes index. A bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding. Near new appearance. Weight, 571g. View more info

The Queen Charlotte Islands 1774-1966, Volume 1

By: DALZELL, Kathleen E.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Queen Charlotte City, Bill Ellis: 1981

Edition: First Paperbound Edition

Seller ID: 051019

ISBN: 0888943121

Condition: Near Fine


History of the remote Queen Charlotte Islands, now known as Haida Gwai, off the North Coast of British Columbia. 340pp, photo illustrated, maps. First, stand-alone volume. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding, nearly 'as new'. Unmarked. Weight, 600g. View more info

The Toltecs, Until the Fall of Tula

By: DAVIES, Nigel

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18725

ISBN: 0806113944

Condition: About Fine


A history of the Toltecs of Central Mexico, from about AD 900 to AD 1179. 533pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket is nearly similar. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Unpacked weight 950g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as pe... View more info

Ayorama

By: DE COCCOLA, Raymond and KING, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford U.P., Toronto, 1955:

Seller ID: 2156


Catholic priest's years with the Arctic Eskimos of Northern Canada. Signed dedication by Paul King on title page. 1st ed., 8vo, 316pp, illus by James Houston. Hardcover in rust cloth with spectacular dustjacket art. DJ has a little edge wear, small splits, chips, but front panel illustration is bold and bright and very attractive. Spine a little cocked. About VG/G+ View more info

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The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America

By: DEMOS, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1995

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 043900

ISBN: 0394557824

Condition: About 'As New'


this book is set in colonial Massachusetts where, in 1704, a French and Indian war party descended on the village of Deerfield, abducting a Puritan minister and his children. Although John Williams was eventually released, his daughter horrified the family by staying with her captors and marrying a Mohawk husband. xiii, 315 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 490g. View more info