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- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95
This well-researched book provides details of the varied steps that certain groups of Native Americans have used to express their dance ideas ? from skips, jumps, and hop steps, to an Indian form of the pas de bourrée. Similarities to Oriental dances, classical ballet, Spanish and Russian variants, and steps in other dance forms are also considered.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95
From the archaic period, through the great Mayan civilization and the "Middle" civilizations of Olmecs, Toltecs and others, to the glory of the Aztecs, this classic study offers a comprehensive survey of the extent and variety of pre-Columbian civilizations in the New World. Profusely illustrated with 47 black-and-white plates, 86 text figures. New... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 29.95
Wide-ranging, representative sampling of myths and legends collected from a diversity of tribes contains nearly 100 stories of heroes, journeys to the other world, animal wives and husbands, tales borrowed from the Europeans, and even biblical subjects. Includes "The Woman Who Fell from the Sky" (Seneca), "The Star Husband" (Ojibwa), "The Bear-Woman"... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 16.95
First in-depth study of the technical aspects of Navaho weaving, plus history of the loom and its prototypes in the prehistoric Southwest, analysis and description of weaves, dyes, and more. Over 230 illustrations, including more than 100 excellent photographs of authentically dated blankets. Indispensable resource for collectors, weavers, ethnologists,... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95
Fascinating, firsthand memoir of a young white man's life among the Piegan Blackfeet in Montana Territory. Includes detailed accounts of religious ceremonies and customs, child-rearing, food preparation, tanning buffalo hides, war parties, raids, and much else. Of great interest to ethnologists and students of Native American history. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95
Raised as a young Sioux in the 1860s and 1870s, Eastman knew some of the Indian leaders he portrays here in vivid, biographical sketches. Included are Red Cloud, Rain-in-the-Face, Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, Little Crow, Chief Joseph and 9 more. These inspiring pieces are enhanced with 12 portraits. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 24.95
Fascinating, wide-ranging study by expert on the subject describes and illustrates signs used for specific words ? "antelope," "brave," "trade," "yes," ? for phrases, sentences and even dialogues. Scores of diagrams show precise movements of body and hands for signing. Of great interest to students of linguistics and Native American culture. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.99
Riveting true-life story of two sisters taken by Indians, their life in captivity, and their brother's search for them. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.95
Sharply critical of the United States government's cruelty toward Native Americans, this monumental study describes the maltreatment of Indians as far back as the American Revolution. Focusing on the Delaware and the Cheyenne, the text goes on to document and deplore the sufferings of the Sioux, Nez Percé, Ponca, Winnebago, and Cherokee ? in the process... more...