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- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 5.95
Young readers and students of Native American lore will delight in these 27 entertaining, instructive tales. Chosen by a renowned folklorist who was raised among the Sioux, they include creation myths and animal fables as well as adventures of Unktomee, the trickster; Chanotedah, the pixie; and the cannibal giants, Eya and Double-Face. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95
Easy-to-follow color-coded charts and simple instructions for creating unusual Native American designs depicting buffalo, kachinas, eagles, feathers, and more. For use in appliqué work, embroidery, stained glass projects, and other crafts. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95
Describes geography and natural history of the peninsula, gives brief history of Mayan life, discusses Spanish conquest, and provides a long summary of Maya civilization. 4 maps, and over 120 illustrations. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95
Chronicles first 15 years in life of a native Santee Sioux Indian in mid-19th century: childhood memories, training in the hunt, woodlore, religious practices, work of the medicine men, games, initiation rites, more. 13 illustrations. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 5.95
Born on South Dakota's Yankton Reservation in 1876, Zitkala-Sa felt "as free as the wind that blew my hair, and no less spirited than a bounding deer." At the age of 8, she traded her freedom for the iron discipline of a Quaker boarding school. Forever afterward, the Lakota Sioux author struggled to find a balance between Indian and white society.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 4.95
This start-to-finish guide enables even beginners to create beautiful beadwork based on authentic Native American designs. Step-by-step instructions include diagrams for 71 patterns for bead weaving and applique weaving. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 15.95
Largest collection anywhere: 2,500 authentic illustrations of bowls, bottles and pipes, geometric and floral patterns on beadwork, pictographs, symbolic tipi decorations, masks, basket weaves, Hopi katchina figures, much more. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 16.95
The most original and most powerful design art produced in the Western Hemisphere is also its most indigenous: that of the Indian, in innumerable cultures existing from prehistory to the arrival of the white man, reaching from the Arctic Circle to Tierra del Fuego. It owes, of course, nothing to Europe or the classical Orient. It is tremendous in... 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...