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- 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$ 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$ 24.95
Classic of American anthropology explores messianic cult behind Indian resistance, from Pontiac to the 1890s. Extremely detailed, thorough account, citing many primary documents as well as Mooney's own anthropological data. Originally published in 1896 as Part Two of Bureau of American Ethnology Report XIV . 38 plates, 49 other illustrations. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95
Over 120 black-and-white patterns, adapted from tribal motifs, depict a host of handsome geometrical, floral, and animal designs. Included are striking elements from Jicarilla Apache basketry, Zuni and Hopi pottery, a Haida shaman's rattle, mid-twentieth-century Mexican fabric, a Nez PercÚ woven bag, an Arapaho shield cover, a Navajo blanket, and... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95
Rich compilation of tribal fables and legends recorded in the 1920s from an elderly Navaho chief. Myths include "The Creation of the Sun and Moon," "The Sun's Path," "The Maiden who Became a Bear," "The Making of the Headdress," "The Story of the Rain Ceremony and Its Hogan," and many 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...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 4.95
This start-to-finish guide enables even beginners to create beautiful beadwork based on designs that originated with the Chippewa, Iroquois, Pawnee, Seminole, Winnebago, and other tribes. Step-by-step instructions include diagrams for 71 patterns. Patterns include stars, geometrics, sunbursts, flowers, and other motifs for two types of traditional... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.95
Rich anthology of the myths and legends of the Algonquins, Iroquois, Pawnees, and Sioux, prefaced by an extensive historical and ethnological commentary. Simply written tales of warrior rivalries, steadfast love, and victory over powerful forces are suitable reading for youngsters and entertaining enough for adults. 36 illustrations. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 8.95
The decorative art of the Indians of the American Southwest has long been recognized as one of the most beautiful art traditions in the primitive world. It demonstrates a technical skill with simple materials, a symbolic richness, and a faculty for creating rich effects by the imaginative use of ornament that are all almost unique. Museums use Pueblo... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 13.95
Most complete survey of Indian basket-making describes uses of baskets, their role in legend and ceremony, origins of forms and designs, materials and colors, weaves and stitches, plus full instructions for those who want to make their own. Southwest, Pacific coast. Basic work for anthropologist, collector, draftsman. 355 illustrations. more...