Our Books - Indians-of-North-America

Left Handed: a Navajo Autobiography.
Dyk, Walter and Ruth.

New York: Columbia University Press, 1980. Octavo. Cloth. Fine / Near Fine. This sequel to "Son of Old Man Hat' covers three years of Left Handed's life at the close of the 1889s. An classic autobiography... [read more] | $30.00

'Ulkatchot'en: The People of Ulkatcho. together with Ulkatcho Food and Medicine Plants.
Hebda, Richard; Nancy Turner; Sage Birchwater et al.

Anaheim Lake; Ulkatcho Indian Band. quarto (11"). Stapled Card Covers. Fine 'Ulkatchot'en: second printing, 1991, 28 pp.; photos and illustrations throughout; map verso front cover; glossary. Food... [read more] | $95.00

A Brief Concerning an Act to Replace the Indian Act
Lewis, Hunter (Chairman)

Vancouver: Vancouver Branch of the Canadian Civil Liberties Union, Octavo. Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine in 1950, Bill 267, being legislation to amend the Indian Act, was given first reading in the House... [read more] | $52.00

The Native Races. Vol. II. Civilized Nations. (Volume II of The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft)
Bancroft, Hubert Howe

A. L. Bancroft & Company, Publishers, San Francisco; 1883. Royal octavo, full calf, marbled edges with bevelled fore edge. Pp. [x], (fold-out map) + 805 pp.; 1 fold-out chart of 20 columns showing... [read more] | $80.00

[Education] [First Nations] Canadian Treaty-Indians.
Boyd, The Hon. J. A. (Chancellor of Ontario)

As printed in No. 3 Volume XII of ‘The Canada Educational Monthly and School Magazine (pp. 81-86, double-column text) published in March of 1890, this article provides in acute historical perspective... [read more] | $30.00

Myths and Tales of the White Mountain Apache.
Goodwin, Grenville

Octavo. Cloth. Fine Kraus, Millwood, 1979. Octavo, red cloth without dj as issued. Fine. [xv] + 223 pp. A reprint of the very uncommon 1939 printing by the American Folk-Lore Society. A lovely copy of... [read more] | $55.00

Property Concepts of the Navaho Indians.
Haile, Berard O.F.M.

The Catholic University of America Press, Washington, 1954. Small octavo in stapled card covers. [viii] + 54 + [2] pp. The volume is No. 17 of this university’s Anthropological Series and in its... [read more] | $30.00

Ishi: in two worlds. A Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America
Kroeber, Theodora

University of California Press, Berkeley & Los Angeles; 1961, with a Foreword by Lewis Gannett. 255 pp.; photographs and frontis port. Ex-library David Aberle, Professor of Anthropology at UBC for... [read more] | $25.00

The Inland Whale
Kroeber, Theodora

Indiana Press, Bloominigton, 1959. Foreword by Oliver La Farge; Drawings by Joseph Crivy. 205 pp.; line drawings; source material cited. Previous owner name stamp verso half-title, Else a Fine copy... [read more] | $30.00

The Navaho Door: An Introduction to Navaho Life
Leighton, Lt. Cmdr. Alexander H. and Dorothea C.

Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1945. Foreword by John Collier, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. [xviii] + 149 pp.; map endpapers; illustrated with 34 photos, chart of Navaho Kinship terms, and bibliography.... [read more] | $40.00

Coyoteway: a Navajo Holyway Healing Ceremonial
Luckert, Karl W. and Johnny C. Cooke, Navajo Interpreter.

Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 1979. Octavo. Trade Paperback. Near Fine 243 pp., archival photographs and from the author's collection, drawings, index and bibliography. The ceremony is documented... [read more] | $20.00

Navajo Wars: Military Campaigns, Slave Raids and Reprisals.
McNitt, Frank

The University of New Mexico Press, 1972, First Edition. [xii] + 477 pp.; extensive bibliography, index, illustrations, map endpapers. The definitive study from the time of the first Spanish contact.... [read more] | $60.00

Navajo Blessingway Singer: The Autobiography of Frank Mitchell 1881-1967.
Mitchell, Frank. (Charlotte J. Frisbie and David P. McAllester, editors).

Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1978. Octavo. Soft Cover. Very Good + [x] + 446 pp.; illustrated; extensive References and Index. Light 'reading creases' to the front cover, else a clean, unmarked... [read more] | $30.00

Kiskatinaw Songs
Musgrave, Susan and Sean Virgo

Victoria: The Pharos Press, 1977. Limited/Numbered. quarto. Cloth. Signed. Fine These songs/poems of the Kiskatinaw rendered by Canadian poet Susan Musgrave and Sean Musgrave and illustrated by Douglas... [read more] | $80.00

Twenty-eighth Annual Archæological Report 1916, being part of Appendix to the Report of the Minister of Education, Ontario.
Orr, Dr. R. B.

Toronto: A.T. Wilgress, 1916. First Edition. Octavo. Near Fine, printed 'by Order of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Red cloth, front panel titles gilt with provincial crest, ruled in blind with... [read more] | $50.00

The Dîné: Origin Myths of the Navaho Indians
O’Bryan, Aileen

Association Copy ex libris noted Anthropologist Dr. David Aberle Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 163. Washington, 1956. [vii] + 194 pp. Frontispiece and 23 line drawings... [read more] | $45.00

Tobacco, Peace Pipes, and Indians
Seig, Louis.

Palmer Lake, Colorado: Filter Press, 1971. 12mo. Stapled Card Covers. Fine. [2] [iii-vi], 1-43 pp.; line drawings, many of various pipes; maps. From the Introduction: "This little book is a survey... [read more] | $10.00

Jicarilla Apaches.
Van Roekel, Gertrude B.

The Naylor Company, San Antonio, 1971. [xvii] [20, photographs] + 86 pp., footnotes and short bibliography. Near Fine, pebbled white leather/Very Good – bookseller’s small ticket on ffep.... [read more] | $25.00

Massasoit of the Wampanoags: With a Brief Commentary on Indian Character; and Sketches of Other Great Chiefs, Tribes and Nations; Also a Chapter on Samoset, Squanto and Hobamock, Three Early Native Friends of the Plymouth Colonists.
Weeks, Alvin G.

Privately Printed, Fall River, Massachusetts, 1919. [xi] + 270 pp.; frontis. port. 12mo. (7.25”) in original brown cloth with bright gilt titles and cameo of Massasoit in blind. “. . . on... [read more] | $40.00