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- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 4.99
Ethnological classic details life of 19th-century Native American ? childhood, tribal customs, contact with whites, government attitudes toward tribe, much more. Editor's preface, introduction and epilogue. Index. 1 map. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
In retelling Native American creation myths, Harvard-educated linguist and ethnographer Jeremiah Curtin (1835?1906) provides readers with compelling narratives of the origin of the earth and its creatures. Accounts of conflicts, happenings, and methods by which an earlier world of man changed into the now-existing one, these tribal tales largely describe... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 13.99
Volume 1 of the classic account of life among Plains Indians includes fascinating information on ceremonies, rituals, the hunt, warfare, and much more. Total in set: 312 plates. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95
Well-researched and highly readable study provides in-depth views of the daily life, times, and culture of the Native American athlete, warrior, spouse, and parent; witch doctor, worshipper, artist and craftsman. 107 black-and-white illustrations. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 5.95
Young readers and students of Native American lore will delight in these 27 entertaining, instructive tales. Chosen by a renowned folklorist who was raised among the Sioux, they include creation myths and animal fables as well as adventures of Unktomee, the trickster; Chanotedah, the pixie; and the cannibal giants, Eya and Double-Face. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 24.95
Classic of American anthropology explores messianic cult behind Indian resistance, from Pontiac to 1890s. Extremely detailed and thorough. Originally published 1896 by Bureau of American Ethnology. 38 plates, 49 other illustrations. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 8.99
History, old-style wool blankets, changes brought about by traders, symbolism of design and color, a Navajo weaver at work, more. Emphasis on Navajo. Includes information on the Bayeta blanket, squaw dresses, dyeing, belts, garters, hair braids, imitation blankets, the Chimayˇ blanket, and reliable dealers. 254 illustrations, 32 in color. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95
Over 120 patterns adapted from authentic tribal motifs depict striking elements from Jicarilla Apache basketry, Zuni and Hopi pottery, a Nez PercÚ woven bag, an Arapaho shield cover, a Navajo blanket, more. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 5.95
Born on South Dakota's Yankton Reservation in 1876, Zitkala-Sa felt "as free as the wind that blew my hair, and no less spirited than a bounding deer." At the age of 8, she traded her freedom for the iron discipline of a Quaker boarding school. Forever afterward, the Lakota Sioux author struggled to find a balance between Indian and white society.... more...