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"Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History"

By: "Gwynne, S. C."

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Scribner,


In the tradition of "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, "a stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West, centering on Quanah, the greatest Comanche chief of them all. S. C. Gwynne's "Empire of the Summer Moon" spans two astonishing stories. The first traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history. The second entails one of the most r... View more info

"Mountain Wolf Woman, Sister of Crashing Thunder: An Autobiography of a Winnebago Indian"

By: "Lurie, Nancy Oestrich (Ed.)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Ann Arbor, MI", ©1961


"As new except for sunning of spine. ""Nancy Lurie's tape recording of the year-by-year experience of a Winnebago woman thus far stands almost alone as source material for a woodland Indian woman's activities and attitudes…"" 143 pages including Dr. Lurie's explanatory notes regarding reference and customs, 9x5.5"" (22.9x14cm)." View more info

A Century of Dishonor: A sketch of the United States Government's dealings with some of the Indian tribes

By: "Jackson, Helen"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: NY, 1994

Edition: (1st thus)


"As new - gift quality! 514 pages. ""The classic account of our government's mistreatement of Native Americans.""" View more info

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A Whale Hunt: How a Native-American Village Did What No One Thought It Could

By: "Sullivan, Robert"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: SCRIBNER MACMILLAN,


For centuries the hunting of the whale was what defined the Makah, a Native American tribe in Neah Bay, but when commercial whaling drove the gray whale to near extinction in the 1920s, the Makah voluntarily discontinued their tradition and hung up their harpoons. In 1994, after the gray whale was taken off the endangered species list, the Makah decided to hunt again. The problem was that all the old whalers were dead -- no one knew how to go about hunting a whale. ... View more info

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

By: "brown, Dee"

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Pocket,


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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

By: "Brown, Dee"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks,


Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" is universally recognized as one of those rare books that forever changes the way its subject is perceived. Now repackaged with a new introduction from bestselling author Hampton Sides to coincide with a major HBO dramatic film of the book, "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.""Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee "is Dee Brown's classic, ... View more info

Form and Freedom: A dialogue on Northwest Coast Indian Art

By: "Holm, Bill & Reid, William"

Price: $39.95

Publisher: "Houston, TX", ©1975

Edition: (1st edition)


"As new except for faint smudges on exterior. Covers are stiff, cream colored, textured paper. ""Published in conjunction with a North West Coast Indian art exhibition organized by the Institute for the Arts, Rice University, Houston, Texas…"" A discussion between two artists illustrated with photos of the items exhibited. Unpaginated. 9x8-3/8x5/8"" (22.9x21.3x1.5cm)" View more info

Hopi Kachina Dolls: With a Key to Their Identification

By: "Colton, Harold S.  "

Price: $7.95

Publisher: 1980

Edition: (9th printing)


"Tight, bright, clean interior, faintest age soil to exterior. Slight crease to upper right front cover. 150 indexed pages. Color photos and sketches. American Indian Dolls." View more info

I Have Spoken: American History Through the Voices of the Indians

By: "Armstrong, Virginia Irving (compiler)"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: NY, 1972

Edition: (1st printing)


"Tight, yellowed pages, clean, square. Reading crease on spine. A collection of the oratory of the American Indian from the 17th century to the present day" View more info

Indian / White Man in New England

By: "Wipple, Chandler"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Stockbridge, MA", 1976


"As new except for slight curl and tape repaired rip on bottom corner of back cover. ""ancestors of the New England Indians first encountered white men as early as four centuries before the birth of Christ…some of the Indians who greeted the Pilgrims already spoke English, and one of them had been to England...Today the Indians are busy redefining and asserting their cultural heritage, finally demanding and even suing for redress of wrongs imposed on them f... View more info

Indians Of North America

By: "Turner, Geoffrey"

Price: $7.50


Paiute, Seminole, Apache, Iroquois-their traditions, rituals and crafts are part of our heritage. This pocket encyclopedia, filled with more than 60 pages of full-color photos and illustrations and more than a hundred rare black-and-white photos of the 19th and early 20th centuries, brings you a stirring and exciting chronicle of history and culture. 280 pages (64 in color), 73 b/w illus., 5 1/8 x 7 1/2. View more info

Ishi in Two Worlds: A Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America

By: "Kroeber, Theodora"

Price: $1.10

Publisher: University of California Press,


OVER ONE MILLION COPIES SOLDThe life story of Ishi, the Yahi Indian, lone survivor of a doomed tribe, is unique in the annals of North American anthropology. For more than forty years, Theodora Kroeber's biography has been sharing this tragic and absorbing drama with readers all over the world.Ishi stumbled into the twentieth century on the morning of August 29, 1911, when, desperate with hunger and with terror of the white murderers of his family, he was found i... View more info

Native Cowboy Life (Legends of Our Times)

By: Baillargeon & Tepper

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Vancouver + Seattle, 1998


"As new- gift quality! ""breaks the stereotype of 'cowboys and Indians'…tells the story of some of the first cowboys - Native people of the Northern Plains and Plateau…"" 254 indexed, illustrated pages including References. 8x11x.75""" View more info

North American Indian Arts (Golden Guide)

By: "Whiteford, Andrew Hunter"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Golden Press,


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