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Encountering Aborigines. A Case Study: Anthropology and the Australian Aboriginal

By: BURRIDGE, Kenelm

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Pergamon Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10199

ISBN: 0-08-017071-4

Condition: Near Fine


Studies of the Australian Aborigine. 260pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Attractive copy, unmarked. View more info

Peru

By: BUSHNELL, G. H. S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York & Chicago, Prairie Books: 1963

Edition: Revised Second Edition

Seller ID: 26681

Condition: Fine


A volume in the series, 'Ancient peoples and places'. History of Peru to circa 1548. 216 pages, illustrations, map; 21 cm. OCLC Number: 486141. A Fine copy - bright, clean and unmarked. No wear to the cloth. Similar, price-clipped dustjacket in protective brodary. Looks about 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 665g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

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The Letters of Margaret Butcher: Missionary-Imperialism on the North Pacific Coast

By: BUTCHER, Margaret; KELM, Mary-Ellen

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Univ of Calgary Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047488

ISBN: 1552381668

Condition: Near Fine


Collection of the letters of Margaret Butcher, a missionary/nurse/teacher to the Haisla Indians at the Elizabeth Long Memorial Home in Kitimat, British Columbia. 'Legacies shared book series', no. 15. Edited by Mary-Ellen Kelm. xxxi, 273 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 19 cm. Book is bright, and clean, still quite fresh. There is a name in ink to the front endpaper paper otherwise the book appears 'as new'. Weight, 341g. View more info

The Making of Man. An Outline of Anthropology

By: CALVERTON, V. F. - editor

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Modern Library #149, New York [1931]:

Seller ID: 3077


Chapters by Boas, J.G.Frazer, Westermarck, Rivers, Lowie, Sumner and others. 12mo, 5"x7", 879pp. HC in red cloth with DJ. Boards have small waterstains not affecting interior and not visible with DJ on. VG/VG View more info

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Dzelarhons: Myths of the Northwest Coast

By: CAMERON, Anne

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada, Harbour Pub Co: 1991

Edition: Reprint of 1986

Seller ID: 33374

ISBN: 0920080898

Condition: About 'As New'


Successor to the authors successful work, 'Daughters of Copper Woman'. Fantasy-Fiction of North American Indians. 160 p. ; 22 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Appears unuse and about 'as new'. Weight, 218g. View more info

Blood Red the Sun

By: CAMERON, William Bleasdell

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Calgary, Kenway Publishing: 1950

Edition: Fourth Edition [revised] of 1926

Seller ID: 33295

Condition: VG+


First edition published in the UK in 1926 under title: 'The War Trail of Big Bear'. Foreword by Owen Wister, dated 1929, was written for an edition which was not published. Cameron's novel, based on his own true experiences, 'The War Trail of Big Bear', tells the story of his captivity at the hands of Big Bear’s Renegades in the spring of 1885 after the Frog Lake Massacre. xiii, 225 pages illustrations; 22 cm. Book is bright and clean. Unmarked except for a previous owner's anme to the fpde - that of a former manager of The Douglas Lake Ranch in British Columbia. Binding is tight and squar... View more info

Native Foods and Nutrition : an illustrated reference manual.

By: CANADA. MEDICAL SERVICES BRANCH

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Medical Services Branch: 1995

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 24138

ISBN: 0662232186

Condition: Almost 'As New'


This new edition was developed in response to the suggestions and comments of the reviewers who participated in the evaluation of "Native Foods and Nutrition" and "Nutrient Bar Graphs for Native Foods" in 1985. The "Nutrient Bar Graphs and Nutrient Values of Selected Foods Commonly Used by Indian and Inuit," have been expanded providing a greater description of regional preferences. 125 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. This copy appears almost 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Posta... View more info

Photograph of the Indian Graveyard Near Spuzzum, B. C.; No 108

By: CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Canadian Pacific Railway:

Edition: No 108

Seller ID: 24148

Condition: VG+


Original photograph of an Indian Graveyard Near Spuzzum, B. C. along the line of the Canadian Pacifc Railway through the Fraser Canyon. Credited to the Canadian Pacific Railway. Undated. As the photo has a white border we suspect the 1920s or so although the image does look older. The photo shows 3 or 4 very old Indigenous buildings. We have been unable to sind a similar image antwhere on record. Please send for an image. View more info

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Capilano Indian Centennial Pow-Wow, July 26 - August 3, 1958

By: CAPILANO INDIANS

Price: $18.50

Publisher: North Vancouver, Capilano Indians: 1958

Seller ID: 14619

Condition: Very Good


Official Program for the Capilano Indian Pow-Wow held at Humiltchsen Park, Capilano Reserve, North Vancouver. Features an article by world-famous Native Artist, Bill Reid, entitled 'Art of the B. C. Indian'. 20pp, illustrated, ads. Bright, clean interior. Coupon removed from page 11. Several small marks left by tape to centre pages. Clean, bright exterior. Weight, 85g. View more info

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Our Story: Aboriginal Voices on Canada's Past

By: CARDINAL, Tantoo ET AL

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Canada, Anchor Canada: 2005

Edition: Seventh Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 647

ISBN: 0385660766

Condition: As New


A collection of original stories written by some of the country’s most celebrated Aboriginal writers, and inspired by pivotal events in the country’s history. Book brings together an impressive array of voices — Inuk, Cherokee, Ojibway, Cree, and Salish to name just a few — from across the country and across the spectrum of First Nations. These are the novelists, playwrights, journalists, activists, and artists whose work is both Aboriginal and uniquely Canadian. Reprint. Originally published in hardcover by Random House, 2004. preface by Rudyard Griffiths ; foreword by Adrienne Clarks... View more info

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The Kapiti coast; Maori history and place Names

By: CARKEEK, W. C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, A. H. & A. W. Reed: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 042844

Condition: Near Fine


Maori Tribal history and place names of the Paekarkariki-Otaki District of the western side of the North Island of New Zealand. OCLC Number: 459109. [xii], 187 p. illus., ports., maps, diagrs., geneal. tables. 26 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. The binding is tight and square and there is almost no wear to the light blue cloth. The unclipped dustjacket shows moderate edge wear and surface rubbing with short tears and chips to the extremities of the spine. Scan available. Weight, 562g. View more info

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The Queen's People: A Study of Hegemony, Coercion, and Accommodation among the Okanagan of Canada

By: CARSTENS, Peter

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Canada, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 1991

Edition: First Trade Paper Edition

Seller ID: 09224

ISBN: 0802068278

Condition: VG


Carstens applies the peasant model to the study of reserve systems and finds significant correlations. xxvii, 333pp, photo illustrated, maps, tables, figures. Foreword by Chief Murray Alexis. Bulk of the interior is bright, clean and unmarked. We note an ink names and notes to the half-title page and to the rear blank endpaper. Tight, square binding, single crease to the spine. Minor creasing to the wrappers. Weight, 565g. View more info

Where the Incas Trod : a Panorama of Conquest and Development in Andean Lands

By: CARTER Wallace G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Morriss Print. Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26819

Condition: Near Fine


À book for shiplovers, historians and students of Ethnography alike`. An account of a fascinating voyage in 1920 on a Pacific Steam Navigation ship to Latin America and the Land of the Incas. 269 pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is complete but somewhat loose eith edge wear present and a split along the fore-edge flap. Weight, 676g. View more info

Somewhere Between

By: CARTER, Anthony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House: 1966

Edition: First Edition by Hancock House

Seller ID: 23088

Condition: Fine


'Indian heritage series, volume 1'. Photographs and stories by Anthony Carter of the Native peoples of the coast of southern British Columbia. 79 pages color illustrations, maps (on lining papers), portraits; 31.5 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, inside and outside. Tight binding, sound hinges, no wear to the brown cloth. Brightm gilt titles. Unpacked weight, 625g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, 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... View more info

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The Voyages of Jacques Cartier

By: CARTIER, Jacques; COOK, Ramsay

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Downsview, Ontario, Canada, Univ of Toronto Press: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039939

ISBN: 0802060005

Condition: As New


The voyages of Jacques Cartier. Originally published: Canada : s.n., 1924. - A collection of documents relating to Jacques Cartier and the Sieur de Roberval. Originally published: Canada : s.n., 1930. Introduction by Ramsay Cook. xli, 177 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, 'as new'. Weight, 357g. View more info

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Aboriginal Art

By: CARUANA, Wally

Price: $12.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 046465

ISBN: 0500202648

Condition: VG+


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

Die Indianer Nordamerikas Und Die Wahrend Eines Achtjahrigen Aufenthalts Unter Den Wildesten Ihrer Stamme Erlebten Abenteuer Und Schicksale

By: CATLIN, G.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Berlin, Friedenau: 1924

Edition: First Edition in German

Seller ID: 24955

Condition: About Very Good


North American Indians. German language text. Ins deutsche ubertragen von Prodessor Dr. Heinrich Berghaus. Neu herausgegeben von Adolf Sommerfeld. 355pp, color plates. Interior is bright and clean. Unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Minor repairs to front hinge. Some minor wear to green cloth at extremities. A little ink soiling to rear board. Weight, 880g. View more info

Music of the Netsilk Eskimo : a study of stability and change. v. 1 and v. 2

By: CAVANAGH, Beverley

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Museum of Man: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041783

Condition: About Fine


Canadian Ethnology Service Paper No. 82. A Diamond Jenness Memorial Volume. Volume 1 - xi, 198pp, tables, figures, musical notation. Volume 2 - xvii, 370pp, musical notation. Long-playing, 33 1/3 rpm recording on thin vinyly 8" in diameter, laid-in and 'mint'. A very bright, clean set, virtually 'as new'. Heavy set weighing 2.025kg. View more info

Arctic Bush Mission; The Experiences of a Missionary Bush Pilot in the Far North

By: CHAMBERS, John R.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Superior Pub. Co.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045948

Condition: Near Fine


An account of an American bush pilot who was also a Missionary to the Anaktuvuk Eskimos, 1958-64. 174 p. illus., ports. 28 cm. OCLC Number: 165242 . Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Slight shelf wear to boards otherwise Fine. Price-clipped dustjacket is nearly similar. Weight, View more info

Algonquians, Hurons and Iroquois: Champlain Explores America, 1603-1616

By: CHAMPLAIN, Samuel De

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Dartmouth, NS, Brook House Press: 2000

Edition: Reformated Edition

Seller ID: 041277

ISBN: 1896986013

Condition: New Fine


Translation of: 'Les voyages de la Nouvelle France'. Originally published in 2 vols. in 1906 as: The voyages and discoveries, 1604-1616. Translated by Annie Nettleton Bourne ; edited by Edward Gaylord Bourne. Reformated into One Unabridged Volume. xxvi, 238 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm. Samuel de Champlain, 1574-1635. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square bin ding, no spine creases. Tiny touch of wear to the tips of the corners of the front panel. Othersie, this cop appears unused. Unpacked weight, 372g. View more info