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Arrow VI

By: Allen, T.D.

Price: $14.41

Publisher: T.D. Allen: 1974

Seller ID: 002254

Condition: Very Good+


66 pp, red simulated leather boards, w/pastedown picture on the front cover. The book is a creative writing project among Bureau of Indian Affairs Schools United States Department of Interior. This is the last issue of Arrow, due to government funding being cutoff for the project. The students from the various schools were encouraged to write poems and stories. View more info

Where the Buffaloes Begin

By: Baker, Olaf

Price: $12.71

Publisher: New York, NY, Frederick Warne & Co., Inc.: 1984

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 008962

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, blu boards w/black lettering, dj tan-lt brn w/illustrated front & back. After hearing the legend retold by the tribe's oldest member, Little Wolf hopes to someday witness the beginning of the buffaloes at the sacred lake. dj has Caldecott Honor sticker on frt. View more info

Where the Buffaloes Begin

By: Baker, Olaf

Price: $9.31

Publisher: New York, NY, Frederick Warne & Co., Inc.: 1984

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 008963

Condition: Very Good-


unpaginated, blu boards w/black lettering, dj tan-light brown w/illustrated front and back. After hearing the legend retold by the tribe's oldest member, Little Wolf hopes to someday witness the beginning of the buffaloes at the sacred lake. dj missing Caldecott Honor sticker, dj soiled, dj price clipped, bkplt remnants on rfep. View more info

Four Ancestors: Stories, Songs, and Poems from Native North America

By: Bruchac, Joseph

Price: $16.96

Publisher: BridgeWater Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051388

ISBN: 0816738432

Condition: Near Fine


96 pp, black clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy black-blue-orange-green illustrated dj front panel and orange rear panel w/black text. A collection of traditional Native American tales celebrating the wonder and mystery of the natural world, arranged under the catagories "Fire," "Earth," "Water," and "Air." View more info

The American Indian Southwest: Abiding Earth/Restless Sky - a Public Humanities Project

By: Busby, Mark

Price: $21.25

Publisher: San Marcos, TX, Southwest Texas State University: 1993

Seller ID: 037788

Condition: Near Fine


23 pp, grey-brown-tan-wht color illustrated front panel. This booklet is about a public program that demonstrates that Indian cultures have no vanished but continue to affect life in the Southwest. It examines the intertwining of Indian, European, and African Culture throughout history to produce an intercultural Southwest. Also to focus on the significance of contemporary American Indian literature, and to bring an awareness the new insights into American Indian family life, economics, language, ecology, and religion. View more info

Aunt Mary, Tell Me a Story

By: Chiltoskey, Mary Ulmer

Price: $8.46

Publisher: Cherokee, NC: Cherokee Communications, 1990:

Seller ID: 031804


Soft Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. a collection of Cherokee legends tales as told by Mary Ulmer Chiltoskey to Mary Regina Ulmer Galloway View more info

INDIAN LEGENDS OF CANADA

By: Clark, Ella Elizabeth

Price: $5.91

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, McClelland and Steward Limited: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027573

ISBN: 0771021224

Condition: Good+


xiii, 177 pp, glossy red spine w/wht lettering w/orange-red-tan illustrated front and back. Contains tales of long ago when the world was young, culture myths - the beginning of Indian ways of living, nature myths & beast fables, myths & legends of landscape features, a medley of stories and personal narratives and historical traditions. some creasing & wear to the corners. View more info

The History of the Five Indian Nations Depending on the Province of New-York in America

By: Colden, Cadwallader

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press: 1958

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 037720

ISBN: 0801490863

Condition: Very Good


xxiv, 181 pp, orange-green SC wraps w/green lettering. The author discusses the religion, manners, customs, laws and forms of government of the confederacy of tribes composed of Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas, and Senecas and gives accounts of battles, treaties and trade with these Indians up to 1689. View more info

The Long Way Home

By: Conley, Robert J., Illustrated by Jacob, Murv

Price: $26.99

Publisher: New York, NY, Doubleday: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009380

ISBN: 0385426216

Condition: Near Fine


182 pp, quarterbound w/brown papercovered boards w/brown cloth spine, dj green-white w/wraparound color illustration. This is the fifth volume in the series set among the Real People, the Cherokees of American Prehistory. An aging Cherokee priest is all that stands between survival & extinction. View more info

The American Indians The Big Book of Indians

By: Fletcher, Sydney E.

Price: $10.16

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1972

Edition: 1972 Printing

Seller ID: 010634

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, glossy yel-blk boards w/color pictorial front yel-grn-brn of three Indians on horses, endpapers illustrated in color. Book has articles on: War Dance, Buffalo Hunt, Kachina Dolls, The Painted Tepee, Indian children's toys & games, covered wagon attack, running off horses and other events in their lives. prev owner name on FPD. View more info

The Big Book of Cowboys

By: Fletcher, Sydney E.

Price: $10.63

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1950

Edition: 1976 Printing

Seller ID: 039148

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, yel cloth covered boards w/color illustrated front green-brown of cowboy riding a buckin horse. The book has articles on: horses and cow horses, riders of the range, the iron man, doggers on the track, chuck wagon, cowboy's riding and working gear and more. prev owner wrote name on the ffep. View more info

The Apaches of the Rio Grande : a story of Indian Life

By: Frey, Wilhelm and translated by Mack, Brita F. w/intro by Billington, Ray Allen

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles Corral of the Westerners: 1978

Seller ID: 039404

Condition: Near Fine


85 pp, light brown w/black lettering & illustration of a cow's skull on the front cover. The booklet is an English translation of Die Apachen am Rio Grande by Wilhelm Frey (which probably was a pseudonym for Wilhelm Fricke.) Frey's works had a deficiency in that he was ignorant of the American West. His German hero lives in a manner unrecognizable to any real frontiersman. His Apaches are a blend of tribes guaranteed to confuse any ethnologist and hsi geographic distortions creat a never-never land that would challenge the ingenuity of the most skilled cartographer. View more info

Indian Signals and Sign Language

By: Fronval, George and Dubois, Daniel

Price: $13.39

Publisher: New York, NY, Wings Books: 1994

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 038837

ISBN: 0517466120

Condition: Very Good


81 pp, black papercovered boards w/gilt letters, dj red-wht-black w/color pictorial front & back, color illustrated endpapers. Authors provide a vocabulary of 800 signs that will enable reader to converse on wide range of subjects. Sign language enabled the Indians of different tribes to travel, trade, hunt & exchange information with one another. prev owner wrote on verso of the ffep. View more info

The Gift of the Sacred Dog

By: Goble, Paul

Price: $15.26

Publisher: Scarsdale, NY, Bradbury Press: 1980

Seller ID: 032681

ISBN: 0027365603

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, yel boards w/blind stamped front cover, dj glossy wht w/color illustrated front & back panels, wht spine w/black lettering. The Great SPirit gives the sacred dog to an Indian boy seeking relief for his hungry people. prev owner wrote on ffep, dj price-clipped, dj several tears, dj chipped at top of spine, reading rainbow selection sticker on the front cover, dj in brodart protector.. View more info

Ten Little Rabbits

By: Grossman, Virginia

Price: $7.01

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Chronicle Books: 1991

Edition: 10th Printing

Seller ID: 034344

ISBN: 087701552X

Condition: Very Good-


unpaginated, glossy light yel-light orange-light green w/color wraparound illustration, color illustrated endpapers. A counting rhyme with illustrations of rabbits in Native American costume, depicting traditional customes such as rain daces, hunting, and smoke signals. Includes a glossory with addditionl information on the customs. prev owner repaired first pages w/adhesive tape on tear on top edge. View more info

The Mighty Hunter

By: Hader, Berta & Elmer

Price: $15.09

Publisher: New York, NY, The Macmillan Company: 1944

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 049637

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, green clothcovered boards w/blue lettering, white endpapers w/blue illustrations. The story of Little Brave Heart who was a young Indian boy. His mother wants him to go to school and study hear, so that he may grow to be a wise and a good leader. But Little Brave Heart wanted to be a wise man and a mighty hunter also. He takes his bow and arrow and goes out hunting. He runs into a wood rat, who talks him out of shooting him but steers him to a big fat Prairie dog. View more info

Coyote Walks on Two Legs : a Book of Navajo Myths and Legends

By: Hausman, Gerald

Price: $17.85

Publisher: New York, NY, Philomel Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021141

ISBN: 0399220186

Condition: Near Fine


unpaginated, glossy brown-orange papercovered boards w/green-wht lettering on spine w/wraparound color illustration, dj brown-orange w/green-wht lettering w/wraparound color illustration. A collection of Navajo legends featuring the trickster character, Coyote. View more info

Turtle Island ABC : A Gathering of Native American Symbols

By: Hausman, Gerald

Price: $18.28

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers: 1994

Seller ID: 032708

ISBN: 0060213078

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, quarterbound w/orange boards w/violet cloth covered spine, glossy red-orange-purple dj w/color illustrated front & back panels w/red spine w/tan-purple lettering. An alphabet book of traditional Native American symbols. View more info

The Dark Wind

By: Hillerman, Tony

Price: $165.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 028284

ISBN: 0060149361

Condition: Near Fine


214 pp, quarterbound w/blu boards w/blu cloth covered spine w/silver lettering, dj blu spine w/wht lettering w/color illustrated front. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep. The inscription reads "For my freind Rolando - who shares my enthusiasm for Joe Romero's efforts to improve the culture of Las Vegas - Tony Hillerman." Second book in the Jim Chees series, Navajo tribal policeman. The body of a murdered man defied identification. A burglar refused to behave as burglars are supposed to behave. A vandal repeatedly damaged the same windmill. dj slight wrinkle at top of front... View more info

The Boy Who Made Dragonfly : a Zuni Myth retold by Tony Hillerman

By: Hillerman, Tony

Price: $7.86

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, University of New Mexico Press: 1990

Edition: 5th PB Printing

Seller ID: 033426

ISBN: 0826309100

Condition: Very Good+


81 pp, glossy wht SC wraps w/red-aqua-black lettering and illustrated front & back panels. This narrative is intended to teach both history and morality of a people. The tale concerns a drought in which the Zuni crops were ruined. The hero is a little boy who helps to save his people from this disaster. Prev owner's stamp (initials in circle) and date on rfep. View more info