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- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.95
The Native American was a true lover of nature and close observer of the sights and sounds about him. He delighted in composing tales that offered imaginative explanations for everything--from simple stories about creation to fanciful accounts of how animals acquired certain physical characteristics. This entertaining collection of 22 stories, compiled... 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$ 3.50
Drawn from the myths and legends of the Algonquins, Iroquois, Sioux, Pawnee, and Northern and Northwestern Indians, these enchanting tales offer insights into tribal character and beliefs. Selected by the distinguished British anthropologist and folklorist Lewis Spence, they range in theme from romantic love to rivalry between warriors to victory... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95
Well-researched and highly readable study provides in-depth views of the daily life, times, and culture of the Native American athlete, warrior, spouse, and parent; witch doctor, worshipper, artist and craftsman. 107 black-and-white illustrations. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 2.50
Charming collection of 7 authentic Indian tales told by Iagoo the storyteller. Includes "The Little Boy and Girl in the Clouds," "The Child of the Evening Star," "The Boy Who Snared the Sun," "How the Summer Came," "Grasshopper," and 3 others. 29 new illustrations. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99
Remarkable for their eloquence and depth of feeling, these 82 speeches encompass 5 centuries of Indian encounters with nonindigenous peoples. Speakers include Chief Joseph, Sitting Bull, Tecumseh, Seattle, Geronimo, Crazy Horse, and many lesser-known leaders, whose compelling words are graced by forceful metaphors and vivid imagery. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 2.50
The exciting and poignant story of an Indian princess who saves the life of a captured colonial leader ? from her years of captivity in Virginia, eventual marriage to John Rolfe and their journey to England to her tragic, early death. Illustrated edition lets youngsters relive the life and times of a remarkable woman. more...
- 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 Chimayó blanket, and reliable dealers. 254 illustrations, 32 in color. more...