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- 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$ 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 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 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...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95
Volume 2 of the classic account of life among Plains Indians; ceremonies, hunt, warfare, etc. Total in set: 312 plates. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 5.95
This concise volume documents a fascinating and unique art form ? Native American beadwork. Including examples of handiwork from Eastern woodlands and Plains Indians, the author offers a clear, illuminating discussion of the origins, execution, and symbolism of Indian beadwork used to ornament belts, garters, pouches, and much more. Over 300 figures.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95
Basic techniques ? preparation of the reed, splicing, introduction of color, shaping and finishing, more. Also descriptions of a great variety of weaves ? Lazy Squaw, Mariposa, Taos, Shilo, others, each accompanied by specific instructions. 114 illustrations. more...