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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 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 2013; US$ 8.99
27 fictionalized essays by noted anthropologists provide entertaining and insightful reading about religion, customs, government, social psychology, and other facets of Indian life. Studies by Paul Radin on the Winnebago, Robert H. Lowie on the Crow, Stewart Culin and Elsie Clews Parson on the Zuni, Franz Boas on the Eskimo, many more. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 11.99
Classic text-and-picture record includes over 100 lithographs and drawings of dances, fiestas, processions, chants and daily life among Zuni, Navajo, Apache, other tribes. more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 25.00
A bittersweet cross-cultural friendship and the richness and melancholy of modern Cheyenne life are unforgettably recorded in the words and photographs of The Road to Lame Deer . In the 1970s photographer and writer Jerry Mader was drawn into the community of Lame Deer on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana. The winding road to Lame Deer... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
This remarkable study rescues from undeserved obscurity the name and reputation of Sacajawea ? a true Native American heroine. The volume also unravels the tangled threads of her family life and traces the career of her son Baptiste, the "papoose" of the Lewis and Clark expedition. 21 illustrations, including a map. Bibliography. Index. 6 Appendices.... 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...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.99
This book is an illumination of Indian spiritual beliefs and practices. Although a convert to Christianity, Charles Eastman never lost his sense of the wholeness and beauty of the Indian's relation to his existence and to the natural world. The Soul of the Indian treats the reader to a gook look at the ethics and morality of a culture that so few people... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 4.95
The author, who was raised among the Sioux until the age of 15, is a uniquely qualified interpreter of Native American ways. He discusses forms of ceremonial and symbolic worship, the unwritten scriptures, and the spirit world, emphasizing the universal quality and personal appeal of Native American religion. 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...