Category: Anthropology & Indigenous Peoples

Sort

Showing 121-140 of 408

Big Bear, Indian Patriot

By: FRASER, William B.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Calgary, Historical Society of Alberta: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16674

Condition: Fine


Big Bear, also known as Mistahi-maskwa [c.1825 -1888], was a powerful and popular Cree chief who played many pivotal roles in Canadian history, in particular 'Treaty Six'. He objected to the signing of the treaty with the Canadian government. Later he was involved in the Riel Rebellion. This article was originally published in the Alberta Historical Review, Spring 1966. 15 pages in double columns: illustrations ; 26 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked, it appears about 'as ne... View more info

Eskimo Diary

By: FREDERIKSEN, Thomas

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Nelson Canada: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14044

ISBN: 0-17-601445-4

Condition: Fine


Unique record of life in the Far North of Greenland in the 1950's and 1960's. Translated by Jack Jensen. English edition by Val Clery. 148pp, color illustrations by the author, map. Bright, fresh copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket is a little faded at spine. [weight, 650g] View more info

Maori Songs of New Zealand

By: FREEDMAN, Sam; SIERS, James; NGATA, W. T,

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, Seven Seas Pub. Co: 1974

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 1839

Condition: Near Fine


Words in the Maori language, in part with English translation. 1 score (164 pages) : illustrations ; 31 cm. Collected and arranged for piano by Sam Freedman ; text on the Maori people and Maori music by James Siers ; text on Maori love legends by W.T. Ngata. A very bright, clean copy. Unmarked except for a small signature to the verso of the front wrapper. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Weight, 309g. View more info

Image for Margaret Mead and the Heretic: The Making and Unmaking of an Anthropological Myth

Margaret Mead and the Heretic: The Making and Unmaking of an Anthropological Myth

By: FREEMAN, Derek

Price: $9.00

Publisher: E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A., Penguin Group USA: 1996

Edition: First Printing This Edition

Seller ID: 042792

ISBN: 0140261524

Condition: About Fine


The author refutes long-held opinions promulgated by anthropological icon Margaret Mead. Originally published: Margaret Mead and Samoa. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1983. With new foreword. xxv, 379 p. : ill. ; 20 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine crfeasing. Almost às new`. Weight, 340g. View more info

Image for Distant Relations: How My Ancestors Colonized North America

Distant Relations: How My Ancestors Colonized North America

By: FREEMAN, Victoria

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 16582

ISBN: 0-7710-3192-0

Condition: Fine


The author examines her European ancestor's involvement in the colonization of North America and the part they played in the displacement of the indigenous peole of the continent. 535pp, photo illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 1kg. View more info

To´:lme´ls ye siyelyo´lexwa = Wisdom of the Elders : Halq'eme´ylem Language, Halq'emy´lem classified word List

By: GALLOWAY, Brent; COQUALEETZA ELDERS GROUP

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sardis, B. C., Coqualeetza Education Training Centre: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33009

Condition: VG+


Book consists of two main features - 'The structure of Upriver Halq'eme´ylem : a grammatical sketch' by Brent Galloway, &, 'Halq'eme´ylem language: Halq'eme´ylem classified word list', various authors. 164pp, [2pp], well illustrated. Overall a bright, clean copy with a tight, square bity School.ding and uncreased spine. It does contain modest markings from a teacher at the Chehalis Community School. Scarce, specialised title. Weight, 664g. We ship Worldwide, at cost,... View more info

Image for Wolf and the Raven Totem Poles of Southeastern Alaska

Wolf and the Raven Totem Poles of Southeastern Alaska

By: GARFIELD, V.E.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., Univ of Washington Pr: 1996

Edition: 19th Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 040935

ISBN: 0295739983

Condition: VG+


Totem poles of southeastern Alaska. Originally published in 1948. ix, 148 pages, [6] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Only small defect - a top corner-tip crease to the front wrapper. Weight, 264g. View more info

Onder De Kaja-kaja's van Zuid Nieuw Guinea

By: GEURTJENS, H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Roermond-Maeseyck, J. J. Romen & Zonen:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33773

Condition: Solid Very Good


Dutch language text. A missionary account of Papua, Dutch New Guinea. Undated, c1930s. 192pp, photo illustrated. Clean, unmarked interior. Sound binding and hinges. Slight wear only to cloth. Weight, 680g. View more info

Twisted Histories, Altered Contexts: Representing the Chambri in the World System

By: GEWERTZ, Deborah B.; ERRINGTON, Frederick K.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 567

ISBN: 0521400120

Condition: Near Fine


A "collective biography" consisting of interlocking stories, twisted histories, commentaries and contexts about the Chambri people who are negotiating their objectives while entangled in systemic change and confronting Western representations of modernization and development. xiv, 264pp : illustrations, index. Interior is bright and clean except that we note a few pages with pencil underrlines and small marginal notes [easily erased].Externally the book appears '... View more info

North of Caution : A Journey Through the Conservation Economy on the Northwest Coast of British Columbia

By: GILL, Ian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Ecotrust Canada: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22160

ISBN: 1896866034

Condition: VG+


134pp, photo illustrated, maps. Bright, clean and unmarked. Sound binding, tight and square with no spine creasing. Weight, 500g. We ship Worldwide using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Li... View more info

Museum and Art Notes, Second Series, September 1949: The Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver

By: GREEN, George - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver: 1949

Edition: Second Series. Vol. 1, No. 1

Seller ID: 24066

Condition: Near Fine


10 Articles on a variety of topics but with an emphasis on the culture and anthropology of the Pacific Northwest Native culture and on British Columbia. Of particular interest are articles on the Genealogy of the Burnaby Family, and, on Indian Art by Mildred Valley Thornton. 39pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Slight browning to edges. Weight, 70g. View more info

Museum and Art Notes, Second Series, March 1950: The Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver

By: GREEN, George - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver: 1950

Edition: Second Series. Vol. 1, No. 2

Seller ID: 24067

Condition: Very Good or Better


8 Articles on a variety of topics but with an emphasis on the culture and anthropology of the Pacific Northwest Native culture and on British Columbia. Of particular interest are articles on Camels in the cariboo, and, an extensive article on the history of North Vancouver. 31pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding, but with a chip at top right corner affecting wrapper and first page. Paper in these issues is very brittle. Slight browning to edges. Weigh... View more info

Museum and Art Notes, Second Series, September 1950: The Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver

By: GREEN, George - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver: 1950

Edition: Second Series. Vol. 1, No. 3

Seller ID: 24068

Condition: Very Good


12 Articles on a variety of topics but with an emphasis on the culture and anthropology of the Pacific Northwest Native culture and on British Columbia. Of particular interest are articles on Arrow Heads, The Art of the Haida and on the Mongolian Spot.. 31pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Paper in these issues is very brittle. Slight browning to edges. Considerable browning to spine. Weight, 60g. View more info

Museum and Art Notes, Second Series, March 1951: The Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver

By: GREEN, George - Editor

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver: 1951

Edition: Second Series. Vol. 1, No. 4

Seller ID: 24069

Condition: Very Good


8 Articles on a variety of topics but with an emphasis on the culture and anthropology of the Pacific Northwest Native culture and on British Columbia. Of particular interest are articles on The Burnaby Lodestone, The Passenger Pigeon, and on the Tuatara. 35pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Paper in these issues is very brittle and this copy has minor chipping to edges. Slight browning to edges. Weight, 70g. View more info

Forbidden Voice; reflections of a Mohawk Indian [by] Alma Greene (Gah-wonh-nos-doh) Illus. and cover design by Gordon MacLean

By: GREENE, Alma

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045901

ISBN: 0600348296

Condition: Fine


Reflections of a Mohawk Indian [ Alma Greene], known as Gah-wonh-nos-doh. 157 p. illus. 23 cm. Bright, clean unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket is nearly similar. Weight, 603g. View more info

Image for Legends of Micronesia. Book 1

Legends of Micronesia. Book 1

By: GREY, Eve

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Honolulu, High Commissioner, TTPI: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13418

Condition: VG+


Collection of the legends of the peoples of the South Pacific Islands, or Micronesia. 119pp, profusely illustrated by Tambi Larsen. Bright copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Cloth boards are bright without wear. Dustjacket has some edge wear, chips and soiling to back panel. Weight, 495g. View more info

Land Concentration and Rural Poverty

By: GRIFFEN, Keith B.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Holmes & Meier Publishers: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22222

ISBN: 0841902461

Condition: Fine


Studies of agrarian reform in Latin America, China and India. 320pp, bibliography, index, tables. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 510g. We ship Worldwide using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. Wor... View more info

When Buffalo Ran

By: GRINNELL, George Bird

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Canada, Hancock House Pub Ltd: 1991

Edition: Reprint of 1920 First Edition

Seller ID: 051871

ISBN: 0888392583

Condition: Fine


Classic story of Wikis, a Plains Indian, who grew up in the mid-1800s, part of the last generation before the white man changed the plains forever. 124 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. Appears about 'as new' except for a small ink name to the top margin of the half-title page. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 202g and qualifies for inex... View more info

Haida Totems in Wood and Argilite

By: GUNN, S. W. A.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Whiterocks Publications: 1967

Seller ID: 11016

Condition: Good +


Series III of 'Totem Poles of British Columbia and Alaska'. Small pamphlet. 24pp, photo illustrated. Interior clean, binding sound. Mark on front cover where a label [?] removed. Old name on inside of back covers. Usefull 'reading copy'. Lettermail rates. View more info

Kwakiutl House and Totem Poles:Totem Poles of British Columbia: Series II

By: GUNN, S. W. A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Whiterocks Publications: 1967

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 19783

Condition: Near Fine


Small pamphlet. Original photo laid in. 24pp, photo illustrated. Previous owner's name etc to title page. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Lettermail rates. View more info