Category: Anthropology & Indigenous Peoples


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220, Million Custers

By: LOWMAN, Bill

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Anacortes, Anacortes Printing & Publishing, 1978

Edition: First Edition

Story of the development of Indian Rights in North America and some underlying opions on the reasons for its success. 128pp, illustrated. Clean, bright copy with a sound binding. View more info

A Corner Stone of Canadian Culture: An Outline of the Arts and Crafts of the Indian Tribes of British Columbia


Price: $45.00

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia Provincial Museum, 1949

Edition: First [presumed]

Occasional Papers of the British Columbia Provincial Museum, Number 5. 103pp, 20 plates. Bright, clean interior. Sound, stapled binding with cloth spine. Slight curling to lower corner. Weight, 360g. View more info

A Cry from the Earth: Music of North American Indians


Price: $9.95

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A., Ancient City Pr, 1992

Edition: Third Printing of New Edition

An overview of American Indian music and dance which includes a discussion of their instruments, the structure of their music, and the uses of music in Indian life. Originally published: New York : Four Winds Press, 1979. viii, 113 p. : ill. ; 18 x 26 cm. A bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Appear about '/as new'. Weight, 285g. View more info

A Good Medicine Collection: Life in Harmony With Nature


Price: $8.00

Publisher: Skookumchuck, B. C., Good Medicine Books, 1983

Edition: Later Edition

Collection of articles and stories on the North American Indian way of life. Previously published as parts of the Good medicine books series, volumes 1, 2, 4, 6 & 8. Unpaginated, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding with no creasing to the spine. Weight, 282g. View more info

A Guide to the Indian Wars of the West

By: McDERMOTT, John D.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., Bison Books, 1998

Edition: First Edition

Guidebook to the battlefields of the Indian Wars of the western United States. Over 100 sites detailed. 205 p. ; Includes bibliographical references. A bright, fresh, unmarked copy, 'as new'. Weight, 331g. View more info

A History and Ethnography of the Beothuk

By: MARSHALL, Ingeborg

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Montreal, McGill Queens Univ Press, 1997

Edition: Second Printing

A highly readable history of the Beothuk will add much to what has been meager information about the tribe which was decimated by early Newfoundland settlers in the 1800s. This history covers the period between their first incounter with Europeans to their eventural death. xxi, 640 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm. A bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Heavy book to ship weighing 1.1kg. View more info

A Monograph of the Totem-Poles in Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia

By: RALEY, Reverend G. H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Author Published, 1951

Edition: First Edition, Eighth Printing

Souvenir booklet giving the history etc, of the Native Totem-Poles of Vancouver's Stanley Park. 24pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Sound stapled binding. Weight, 50g. Lettermail rates apply. View more info

A Question of Survival for the Indians of Brazil


Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner, 1973

Edition: First Edition

Discussion of the plight of the indigenous Indian tribes of Brazil. 272pp, photo illustrated, map, endpaper maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square bindiong, no wear to cloth. Lacking dustjacket. Weight, 554g. View more info

A Rare Salish Blanket

By: ORCHARD, William C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Museum of the American Indian, 1926

Edition: First Edition

Leaflet of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, New York, Number 5, March 22, 1926. An account of a rare mid-19th century Salish Indian blanket purchased in Victoria, B. C. in 1925. 15pp, 1 tipped-in color plate, 3 tipped-in b&w photo plates, 7 lines drawings. Fine copy, bright covers and bright, fresh interior. Exceptional copy. View more info

A village that chose progress; Chan Kom Revisited

By: REDFIELD, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1964

Edition: Third Phoenix Impression

Originally published in 1950. This edition by Phoenix Books, UofC, P87. OCLC Number: 422570366 . 187pp, illustrated. generally a clean, bright interior but we note 2 pages with ink underlines/notes. Tight, square binding, light crease to spine. Weight, 266g. View more info

Image for Aboriginal Art

Aboriginal Art

By: CARUANA, Wally

Price: $12.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson, 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Survey of the work of Australia's indigenous artists which shows how the events of the Dreaming and their significance are embodied in artistic works covering a wide range of media from painting and sculpture to printmaking and textile design. 216pp, 187 illustrations, 31 in color. Bright, clean, still fresh interior, unmarked. Tight, square bidning, no spine creases. Only small defect - a lower corner crease to the front wrapper - almost un-noticeable. Weight, 467g. View more info

Aboriginal Indian Baskets

By: MASON, Otis Tufton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Glorieta, NM, Rio Grande Press, 1970

Edition: Reprint Edition, First Printing

Facsimile reprint of the 1902 Annual Report of the Smithsonian. pp171-548, 248 plates in b&w and in color. Bright copy, almost 'as new'. View more info

Aboriginal Peoples in British Columbia: A Set of Readings


Price: $19.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Department of Fisheries and Oceans,

Edition: First Edition

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

Adventures in Stone Artifacts: A Young Beginners Guide to Arrowheads & Other Artifacts

By: LIVOTI, Sandy; KIESA, Jon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Minnesota, U.S.A., Adventure Pubns, 1997

Edition: First Edition

Guide to collecting stone artifacts of North American natives. xxv, 254 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Still quite fresh, and about 'as new'. Weight, 688g. View more info

African sculpture, an Anthology

By: FAGG, William; PLASS, Margaret

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista, 1964

Edition: First Edition

Survey of sculpture from many parts of the African continent. OCLC Number: 223352790. 157pp, profusely photo illustrated in b&w. BRight, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding with only very faint creasing to the spine. Over 175 photographs! Weight, 263g. View more info