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- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95
In this, one of Native American history's most extraordinary documents, a legendary warrior and shaman recounts the beliefs and customs of his people. Completely and utterly authentic, its captivating narrator is the most famous member of the Apache tribe: Geronimo. The spiritual and intellectual leader of the American Indians who defended their land... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95
Autobiographical account of how Eastman became a young Indian scout reveals secrets of the Sioux: how to read footprints, hunt with a slingshot and bow and arrow, trap and fish, make canoe, build a campsite, much more. Also valuable information on the language of feathers, weather wisdom, storytelling, more. 27 illustrations. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 10.95
Native American artists are among the craft's most skilled practitioners, and this study, offers a well-illustrated look at baskets and bowls, necklaces, robes, cradles, and other objects, all richly embellished in beads made from gold and precious stones, shells, bone, and other materials. Introduction. 31 halftones. 136 figures. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.99
Fascinating anthropological study of a group of Kickapoo Indians who left their Wisconsin homeland for Mexico over a century ago. Focus on why they left, why they settled in northern Mexico, how they live. "One of the most thorough and authentic studies...yet produced..." ? Publishers Weekly . 26 illustrations. Map. Introduction. Bibliography. Index.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.95
Nearly 100 authentic tales offer an unparalleled glimpse into beliefs and culture of the Pueblo Indians: "The Kachina Suitors and Coyote," "Magpie and the Corn Mothers," "Turquoise Boy Races the Deer Boys," "The Envious Hunter," "The Jealous Girls," "Echo Boy," "Escape Up the Tree," and many more. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 4.99
This exciting autobiography of Jim Whitewolf, a Kiowa Apache born in the second half of the 19th-century, offers an excellent inside-look at Indian culture. An ethnological classic, it details childhood, tribal customs, contact with whites, government attitudes toward tribe, much more. Preface. Introduction & 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$ 9.95
The story of the Native American from his immigration from the Asian mainland to life on government-authorized reservations. A well-woven narrative follows the nomad, hunter, and farmer throughout the New World, and presents detailed views of daily life and culture. Index. Bibliography. 6 maps and figures. 107 black-and-white illustrations. 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...