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1 Anonymous ESKIMO LIFE OF YESTERDAY
Surrey, British Columbia and Blaine, Washington Hancock House Publishers 1983 0919654738 / 9780919654730 Later Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo 
48 pp. Republishes the Revillon Freres 1922 edition. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawings. The Chapters are: The Eskimo Family at Home; A Livelihood in the Arctic; The Efficient Eskimo Woman; Friend and Servant - The Husky Dog; Kyak and Omiak; and Fur Trading in the North. 
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2 Axelson, R. Dean (edited by J. A. Herr) THE INDIAN OCCUPATION OF ONTARIO - 11,000 B.C. to A.D. 1,800
St. Thomas, Ontario Canada West Publishing Company 1975 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo Signed by Author
59 pp. Staple-bound in card covers. Light edge and corner wear with a slightly wrinkled appearance to the lower edge of the last few pages; small sticker ghost on the upper right of the front cover. Illustrated with line drawings. The Contents are: Acknowledgements; Author; Preface; Introduction; Periods of Occupation; Ceramic Industry; Stone Industry; Glossary of Terms; and Bibliography. 
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3 Barnes, F. A.; Pendleton, Michaelene CANYON COUNTRY PREHISTORIC INDIANS - Their Cultures Ruins Artifacts and Rock Art
Salt Lake City, Utah Wasatch Publishers 1995 0915272245 / 9780915272242 Seventh Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo 
255 pp. Seventh Printing, Revised. Trade papeback format. Edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with maps, drawings, diagrams and black and white photographs. An illustrated guide to understanding the prehistoric Native North American cultures of the general Four Corners region, with sections listing sites where the remnants of these cultures can be viewed. The Chapters are: An Overview: Canyon Country; First Americans; Change; Retreat; Hiatus; Remnants; Discovery; Early Impact; Recent Impact; Archaeological Research; Present Situation; Amateur Exploring; This Book. Prehistoric Cultures: The Creation Legend; In the Beginning; The Anasazi Culture; The Fremont Culture; A Cultural Calendar. Ruins: Listing of Ruin Sites; Photographs. Artifacts: Listing of Museums; Photographs. Rock Art: Listing of Rock Art Sites; Photographs. Literature: Further Reading; and Sources; followed by a Cultural Calendar. 
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4 Brown, Dee SHOWDOWN AT LITTLE BIG HORN
New York Berkley Medallion Books 1971 042502122X / 9780425021224 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
191 pp. Berkley Book N2122. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The front cover features a photograph of Sitting Bull; the back cover features a photo of General George Armstrong Custer. The Contents are: Mark Kellogg - May 11, 1876; Sergeant John Ryan - May 15; George Armstrong Custer - May 17; Surgeon James DeWolf - May 18 - 26; Charley Reynolds - May 27 - June 7; General Alfred H. Terry - June 8 - 20; George Armstrong Custer - JUne 21 - 22; Lieutenant Edward Godfrey - June 22 - 25; Trumpeter John Martin - June 25 - 8 A.M. - 12 Noon; Major Marcus Reno - June 25 - 12 Noon - 3 P.M.; Sitting Bull - June 25 - 6 A.M. - 4 P.M.; Foolish Bear - June 25 - 3 P.M. - 4 P.M.; Trooper John Silvertsen - June 25 - 3 P.M. - 4 P.M.; Trumpeter John Martin - June 25 - 2:15 P.M. - 5 P.M.; Bobtail Horse - June 25 - Afternoon; Mark Kellogg - June 25 - 4 P.M. - 6 P.M.; Crazy Horse June 25 - 3 P.M. - Sundown; Trooper Thomas O'Neill - June 25 - 26; Lieutenant Edward Godfrey - June 27 - 28; and Comanche - June 28, 1876 - April 10, 1878. 
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5 Cronyn, George W. (editor) (Carl Sandburg; Mary Austin; Constance Lindsay Skinner; Mary Austin; Frank Gordon; Alice Corbin Henderson; Pauline Johnson) AMERICAN INDIAN POETRY - An Anthology of Authentic Songs and Chants
New York Ballantine Books 1972 0345025067 / 9780345025067 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good- Edward S. Curtis; J. B. Platt; 
(xxii) 360 pp. Edge and corner wear with faint creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Cover photograph by Edward S. Curtis; interior drawings by J. B. Platt. The Contents are: Early Moon, translated by Carl Sandburg; Introduction by Mary Austin; Songs from the Eastern Woodlands; Songs from the Southeast; Songs from the Great Plains; Songs from the Southwest; Songs from California; Songs from the Northwest Coast; Songs from the Far North; Interpretations - by Constance Lindsay Skinner; Mary Austin; Frank Gordon; Alice Corbin Henderson; and Pauline Johnson. 
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6 Embree, Jesse LET US LIVE - The Native Peoples of Canada
Toronto J. M. Dent and Sons - Canada 1977 0460935887 / 9780460935883 First Softcover Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo Blake Debassige; Cheryl Donison; Andrea Gallagher; 
64 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with some minor creasing on the front cover and an uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. Front and back cover art by Blake Debassige; interior drawings by Cheryl Donison and Andrea Gallagher. The Chapters are: Charter Members of the Canadian Community: Eastern and Central Woodlands; Lower Great Lakes - St Lawrence; The Plains; Pacific Coast; Plateau; Northwest Woodlands; The Tundra; The New Challenge. Enriching the Canadian Heritage: Living Legends; Old Traditions Inspire New Artists; Contemporarty Inuit Art; Music Old and New; Our Place in Nature. And The Native Peoples Today: Survivals of the Traditional Way of Life; Life on Reserves; Life in an Urban Setting; and The Future; followed by Accomplishments in Many Fields. 
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7 Frey, Rodney (in collaboration with The Schitsu'umsh) (foreword by Ernie Stensgar) LANDSCAPE TRAVELED BY COYOTE AND CRANE - The World of the Schitsu'umsh - Coeur d'Alene Indians
Seattle, Washington University of Washington Press 2001 0295981717 / 9780295981710 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xii) 329 pp. Black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Introduction to the Schitsu'umsh Landscape; Since Time Immemorial: Precontact Society; Winds of Change: Contact History; Preparing the World; Receiving the Gifts; Sharing the Gifts; and It's Home: Conclusion; followed by Appendix A: Research Considerations; Appendix B: List of Plants and Animals; and an index. Woven through the text are the following stories: Crane and Coyote; Word Battle; Crow War Party; Smallpox and the Five People; Steptoe Warrior; Indian Uprising on the St. Joe; Rabbit and Jackrabbit; Hawk and Turtle; Coyote and the Salmon; Coyote and the Woodtick; Coyote and the Rock Monster; Coyote and the Gobbler Monster; Coyote and the Green Spot; Chief Child of the Yellow Root; Little Muskrat and the Otter; Chipmunk and the Snake; and Coyote Devours His Children. 
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8 Giddings, J. Louis ANCIENT MEN OF THE ARCTIC
London Secker and Warburg 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 8vo 
(xxxi) 391 pp. followed by an index. (xv) Black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; gray endpapers; illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. Some wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges; chipped at the foot of the spine with two tears at the head of the spine; price intact; no interior markings. The story of prehistoric cultures from the Bering Straits to Greenland by a distinguished American archeologist. The Contents are: Introduction by Henry B. Collins; Why Do We Dig; A Search for Old Beaches; The Outer Beach and the Changing Eskimos; Thule: Arctic Archeology Begins; Western Thule; The Artists and Magicians of Ipiutak; Ipiutak Beaches; Widening Horizons; Norton Beaches; Choris - Potters and Villagers; Old Whalers; Denbigh Beaches - The Old World Encoaches; The Interior - Indian or Eskimo; Arctic Woodlanders; Before Beach Ridges; and Onion Portage; followed by a bibliography, a glossary and an index. 
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9 Goddard, Pliny Earle INDIANS OF THE SOUTHWEST
New York American Museum of Natural History 1927 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo 
201 pp. Gold cloth with a brown pictorial and brown lettering on the front panel; lettered in brown on the spine; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and maps. Light wear at the corners; no interior markings; the front hinge is slightly loose and the rear hinge is tight but the gutter is splitting. The Chapters are: The Ancient Peoples; The Pueblo Dwellers; The Village Dwellers; and The Camp Dwellers; followed by a conclusion and an index. 
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10 Hauck, Philomena; Snow, Kathleen M. FAMOUS INDIAN LEADERS - Following Historic Trails
Calgary, Alberta Detselig Enterprises 1989 0920490999 / 9780920490990 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
90 pp. Trade papeback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside; no other interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings and maps. The Chapters are: Dekanahwideh; Chief Membertou; Kondiaronk; Pontiac; Joseph Brant; Crowfoot; and Maquinna; followed by a glossary. 
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11 Hill, Bruce; Gillen, Ian; Mac Naughton, Glenda SIX NATIONS RESERVE
Markham, Ontario Fitzhenry and Whiteside 1987 088902362X / 9780889023628 First Soft Cover Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
64 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps and diagrams. 
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12 Houston, James THE WHITE ARCHER - An Eskimo Legend
Toronto Longmans Canada 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- Review Copy 8vo James Houston; 
96 pp. Blue cloth with a small black pictorial on the front panel; lettered in black on the spine; illustrated with black and white drawings by the author. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and chips around the edges and rubbing on the panels; review label on the front free endpaper. 
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13 Howley, James P. THE BEOTHUCKS - or Red Indians - The Aboriginal Inhabitants of Newfoundland
Toronto Prospero Canadian Collection 2000 1552671399 / 9781552671399 First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
348 pp. followed by a series of black and white plates. First Thus - Reproduces the 1915 Cambridge University Press edition. Black boards stamped with gilt on the spine; illustrated endpapers. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Illustrated with maps and black and white plates and drawings. The dustjacket features a painting of Nancy March, sometimes known as Nancy April, sometimes known as Shanawdithit. The Chapters are: Fifteenth Century: Cabot's Voyage; First Voyage of Gaspar de Cortereal in 1500. Sixteenth Century: Verazzano's Voyage, 1523; Voyages of Jacques Cartier 1534-1535. Seventeenth Century: John Guy's Narrative 1612; From Bonnycastle; Extracts from Captain Richard Whitbourne's Book; Notes from Various Sources between the date of Whitbourne's Book 1622 and John Cartwright's Expedition up the Exploits River in 1768. Eighteenth Century: From the Journal of Sir Joseph Banks 1766; Remarks on the situation of the Red Indians, natives of Newfoundland; with some account of their manner of living; Proclamation issued by His Excellency Capt. the Hon. John Byron in 1769; Parliamentary papers; Letter of Mr. John Bland addressed to Governor's Secretary; Second Letter of Mr. Bland; Mr. Bland's third letter. Nineteenth Century: Letter from William Cull to the Governor; Proclamation by His Excellency Joh Holloway; Mr. Bland's fourth letter; From Governor Holloway to John Bland; Governor Holloway's letter to Viscount Castlereagh; Governor Holloway's reference to this expedition; Substance of the Narrative of Wm Cull of Fogo; Narrative of Lieut. Buchan's Journey up the Exploits River in search of the Red Indians in the winter of 1810-1811; Concluding Remarks of Lieut. Buchan; Capture of Mary March on Red Indian Lake in the month of March 1819; Tribe of Red Indians; Extract of a letter from St. John's, dated Aug. 1,1811; John Peyton's Narrative; Resolutions of a Town Meeting respecting the Indians; Letter to Rev. Mr. Leigh; Capt. Glascock, orders to proceed to the Northward to endeavour to return an Indian woman to her Tribe; Order to Capt. Glascock to search for Indians; List of Articles delivered to Capt. Glascock for the Indians; List of Presents intended for the Native Indians; Letter to the Chief Justice in reply respecting the intended communication with the Navitve Indians; Report of Capt. Glascock; Instructions to Commander Buchan; Instructions to Capt. David Buchan in his 2nd Expedition during the winter of 1819-20; Colonial Correspondence; Captain Buchan's Report of 2nd Expedition; Further characteristics of Mary March. Narrative of a Journey Across the Island of Newfoundland in 1822: Training and preparation; Passage from St. John's to Trinity Bay; Depart from the sea coast; First view of the interior - Our advance into it - Its description - Reach the central part of the island; Continue the journey into the wastern interior; Of the Red Indians and the other tribes; General Features of the Eastern Interior; The West Coast; American protion of Newfoundland; South Coast of Newfoundland - Termination of journey; Capture of three Beothuck women; Extract of a disputation from R. A. Tucker, Administering to the Government of Newfoundland to R. W. Horton; Substance of Mr Curtis's story; Formation of the Beothuck Institution; Report of Mr W. E. Cormack's Journey in search of the Red Indians of Newfoundland; Second Letter; Third Letter written after his return from England 1828; Fourth Letter to Mr. Stark; Fifth letter to Mr. Stark; Sixth letter to Mr. Stark; Letters of John Stark, Secretary of the Beothuck Institution; Letter from Prof. Jameson; Letters from Dr. Barrow to Prof. Jameson; Letter from Lord Bathurst to Dr. Barrow; Letter to Mr. Cormack relative to his journey across country and his reply thereto; Letter from Judge Des Barres; Letters from the Bishop of Nova Scotia, Dr. Englis to W. E. Cormack and replies; Mamateek or Wigwam; Beothuck Dress; Beothuck Arms; Canoes; Language; Method of Interment; Proclamation to the Micmacs; Beothuck Institution; Letter to French Commandant; Suggestions, Hints and re Red Indians; History of the Red Indians of Newfoundland; Of the Aborigines of Newfoundland; Death of Shanawdithit; William Epps Cormack; Death of W. E. Cormack; Shanawdithit's Drawings; Theories as to the origin of the Beothucks; Physical Features of the Beothucks; Status of the Red Indian Women; The Custom of using Red Ochre; Report of bureau of Ethnology; Traditions current among the fisher-fold and other residents about the Aborigines or Red Indians; Inspector Grimes' stories; Joseph Young's story; Rev. Silas T. Rand's story; Description of a Beothuck Sepulchre on an island in the Bay of Exploits; Reconstructed Red Indian Grave, Hangman's Island, Placentia Bay; Indian Hole, Tilt Island, Ragged Islands, Placentia Bay; Linguistic Affinity of the Beothucks; First Paper by Albert S. Gatschet, read before the American Philosophical Society June 19th, 1885; Beothuck song preserved by Cormack; Second Paper by Albert S. Gatschet, read before American Philosophical Society, May 7th, 1886; The three Vocabularies combined; Lloyd's papers; Lloyd's description of the implements he found; Beothuck Implements found on Long Island, Placentia Bay; Finding of Beothuck Skeletons; Implements and Ornaments of the Beothucks; Concluding remarks on the Red Indians. 
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14 Hungry Wolf, Adolf TEACHINGS OF NATURE
Skookumchuck, British Columbia Good Medicine Books 1989 0920698271 / 9780920698273 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo Iniskim; Okan Hungry Wolf; 
94 pp. Trade paperback format. Light rubbing on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Iniskim and Okan Hungry Wolf. The Contents are: Native Uses of Wild Plants: Plants to Eat; Wild Rice of the Waters; Chippewa Sugar Camp. Natural Medicines: Prairie Plants among the Blackfeet; Flathead Medicines of Mountain and Valley; Cree and Saulteaux of the Canadian Prairie; Thompson Indians of British Columbia; Desert Plants of the Hopi People; Food of the Ancients. Native Ways of Growing Crops: Some Words on Agriculture among the Hidatsa; Pawnee Farming Methods; Hopi Farming Methods; Yuma Gardening; A Zuni Cornfield; Chippewa Garden Village. Birds and Animals in Blackfoot Culture. Native Hunting: A Zuni Hunt; Winter Hunt with a Hidatsa Father and Son; Menomini Hunting; Chippewa Hunting Customs; In a Chippewa Hunting Camp; Deer Hunting; Menomini Bear Hunting; Snaring for Survival. Fishing: Pacific Coast Fishing; Menonimi Ice Fishing; Ocean Fishing; Shellfish. Stars Calendars Seasons and Other Divisions of Time: Northern Indian Calendar; Yuma Indian Calendar; and Chippewa Calendar; followed by a bibliography. 
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15 Johnston, Basil MOOSE MEAT AND WILD RICE
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1987 0771044445 / 9780771044441 Fourth Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo David Perry; 
188 pp. Trade papeback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by David Perry. The Contents are: Preface; The Resourcefulness of the Moose Meat Point Ojibway: Indian Smart: Moose Smart; If You Want to Play; The Honey Pot; The Potatoes Musta Fell Out; In a Pig's Eye; You Can Have Her: I Don't Want Her; Christianity Religion and Woship at Moose Meat Point: The MIracle; Yellow Cloud's Battle with the Spirits; Don't Make Fun of Old Beliefs; What Is Sin; Secular Revenge; The Root of Evil; The Power of Prayer; Nearer My God to Thee; The Wedding; Getting Along and Ahead Outside the Reserve: How Would You Like Your Eggs; Don't Call Me No Name; Good Thing We Know Them People; They Don't Want No Indians; Can I See the President; and With Housing Education and Business... Poof: Big Business; The Kiss and the Moonshine; and A Sign of the Times; followed by an epilogue. 
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16 Josephy, Alvin M. THE PATRIOT CHIEFS - Studies of Nine Great Leaders of the American Indians
London Eyre and Spottiswoode 1962 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xiv) 364 pp. Green boards decorated in red and silver on the spine; endpaper maps. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with some minor rubbing on the panels; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. The Chapters are: The Real Hiawatha; The Betrayal of King Philip; Pope and the Great Pueblo Uprising; The Wilderness War of Pontiac; Tecumseh - The Greatest Indian; The Death of Osceola; The Rivalry of Black Hawk and Keokuk; Crazy Horse - Patriot of the Plains; and The Last Stand of Chief Joseph; followed by a bibliography and an index. 
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17 Lopez, Barry LESSONS FROM THE WOLVERINE
Toronto Key Porter Books 1997 1550138596 / 9781550138597 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Tom Pohrt; Signed by Author
32 pp. Signed by Barry Lopez. Published simultaneously with the U.S. edition. Black and brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; brown endpapers. Very lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. 
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18 Markoosie HARPOON OF THE HUNTER
Montreal McGill Queen's University Press 1970 0773501029 / 9780773501027 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Germaine Arnaktauyok; Signed by Author
81 pp. Signed by Markoosie. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; blue endpapers. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks around the edges; price inked out on the front flap. Illustrated with line drawings by Germaine Arnaktauyok. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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19 Melvin, David Skene (editor) (John M. Weiler; Victor A. Konrad; William A. Ross; Irene Bowman) THREE HERITAGE STUDIES
Toronto Ontario Ministry of Culture and Recreation - Historical Planning and Research Branch 1980 0774344644 / 9780774344647 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 4to 
139 pp. Oversized . Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings, maps and charts. The full title is: Three Heritage Studies on the History of HBC Michipocoten Post and on the Archaeology of the North Pickring Area - Archaeological Research Report 14, Heritage Planning Study 5. The Contents are: Michipicoten, Hudson's Bay Company Post 1821 - 1904 by John M. Weiler; An Archaeological Survey for the North Pickering Project by Victor A. Konrad and William A. Ross; and The Draper Site - White Pine Succession on an Abandoned Late Prehistoric Iroquoian Maize Field by Irene Bowman. 
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20 Montgomery, David R. INDIAN CRAFTS AND SKILLS - An Illustrated Guide for Making Authentic Indian Clothing, Shelters and Ornaments
Bountiful, Utah Horizon Publishers 1985 0882902741 / 9780882902746 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Only 8vo 
215 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white drawings and diagrams. Edge and corner wear on dustjacket with a tear on the left side of the front panel; no interior markings. The Contents are: Shelters; Tools; Weapons; Hunting Trapping and Tracking; Traps; Tanning; Clothing; Cooking and Eating Utensils; Foods; Transportation; Pouches Scabbards and Assorted Gear; Jewelry and Ornaments; Bead and Quill Work; and Musical Instruments and Games; followed by an index. 
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