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1 Asimov, Isaac & Frederik Pohl Our Angry Earth
New York Tom Doherty Associates 1991 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Black paper w/silver lettering. Just about fine in like jacket. From the back "This book is not an opinion piece. It is a scientific survey of the situation that threatens us all, and if says what we can do to mitigate the situation" Isaac Asimov. "The one ecology book to read, if you've read no others...A wake call to the planet's citizens...a clear, compelling call for action now." Michael McCloskey, chairman of the Sierra Club. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [vii], xii, [3], 4-323 pp. pages 
Price: 27.00 USD
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2 Bahti, Mark Pueblo Stories & Storytellers
Tucson, Arizona Rio Nuevo 1996 First Edition Softcover Fine 
Clean tight copy. "brings together images of the storyteller with Native American tales...each with the rough edges and compelling punch of a true folk tale that was told aloud long before it was ever written down. Besides pueblos from Taos to Hopi, Navajo traditions are also represented, including some pottery storytellers based on the Pueblo design. The photographs show the widest range of pottery storytellers possible" ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Murder on the Reservation,  American Indian Crime Fiction    American Indian Crime Fiction, Browne, Ray B.
3 Browne, Ray B. Murder on the Reservation, American Indian Crime Fiction American Indian Crime Fiction
Popular Press 3 2004 0299196143 / 9780299196141 Softcover Fine 
As New Trade paperback Ray and Pat Browne Book ; Ray and Pat Browne Book; 9 X 6 X 0.70 inches; 304 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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4 Chanin, Abe & Mildred Chanin This Land, These Voices: A Different View of Arizona History in the Words of Those Who Lived It.
Tucson, Arizona Midbar Press 1988 Signed by Author; 08 Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
(1977) SIGNED by Author. Inscribed by both author's. Reading crease else a clean, straight copy. "To Edith and Lou with the best of wishes." Former owner's stamp on title page. ; 9.60 X 7 X 1.20 inches; 266 pp pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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A Most Desperate Situation  Frontier Adventures of a Young Scout,1858-1864, Cooper, Walter; Rick Newby & C. M. Russell
5 Cooper, Walter; Rick Newby & C. M. Russell A Most Desperate Situation Frontier Adventures of a Young Scout,1858-1864
Helena, Montana TwoDot 2000 1560448911 / 9781560448914 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Bright purple cover w/gold title. Appears unread. Cooper (1843-1924), traveled west at a young age to seek fame and fortune. A story of incredible adventures, meetings of Kit Carson, collisions with Navajo, Comanche, Apaches and others as he scouted his path through the west from Michigan into the Southwest and finally up north to Montana. In 1913 he commissioned Charles M. Russell to provide art work for his manuscript which is just now being published along with eleven never before published Russell pen and inks, historical photos and Russell-Cooper correspondence. Remainder mark, else a beautiful, unread copy. Frontier and pioneer life --Montana, Frontier and pioneer life --West (U.S, Pioneers --Montana --Biography, Pioneers --West (U.S.) --Biography, Montana --Biography, West (U.S.) --Biography, Bozeman (Mont.) --Biography; Remainder; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 360 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Seminole Music : Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 161, Densmore, Frances
6 Densmore, Frances Seminole Music : Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 161
Washington Government Printing Office 1956 Hardcover Near Fine 
Brown cloth with gilt spine title and Smithsonian seal embossed on the front panel. xxviii, 223 pp. [14 plates] with 43 b&w photographs; and frontispiece. Small 1" x 1/2" name plate inked out inside the cover, no other markings. Top edge soil, ends bumped. A nice copy. Frances Densmore was an American anthropologist and ethnographer. She devoted over 50 years of study and preservation of Native American music amassing a collection of thousands of song recordings, including 2400 transcribed songs In collaboration with the Bureau of American Ethnology of the Smithsonian. Densmore "aspired to prevent the misrepresentation of Indian music in the media and the underrepresentation of true Indian music in scientific inquiry, and she suggested that the two were linked." (Smithsonian Institute.) ; 8vo 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Roll Call of the Iroquois Chiefs : A Study of a Mnemonic Cane from the Six Nations Reserve (With Plates), Fenton, William
7 Fenton, William The Roll Call of the Iroquois Chiefs : A Study of a Mnemonic Cane from the Six Nations Reserve (With Plates)
Washington Smithsonian Institution 1950 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Original brown paper wraps with black lettering. Pp iv, 73, + plates. Illust., folding charts and tables. Footnotes & Bibliography. Clean bright pages, some pages remain uncut. Title page has a short closed tear. Edges worn. Subject is The religious aspects of Iroquois Indians rites and ceremonies (use of) staffs (sticks, canes, etc.) This monograph sets the historical and cultural context for canes, specifically a condolence cane collected about 1920 from Six Nations of the Grand River. In this important work Fenton presents the list of Six Nations Chiefs as recorded on the condolence cane. He describes its function; and provides an interpretation of the pictographs on the cane. A foldout diagram of the cane is provided. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections Volume 111, Number 15. February 16, 1950. ; 8vo 
Price: 22.50 USD
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8 Fergusson, Erna Dancing Gods: Indian Ceremonials of New Mexico and Arizona
Knopf, 1931 First Edition Hardback Very Good with no dust jacket 
VG+ w/o jacket tan cloth, clear cover two toned image, decorated spine, light soil on cover, light loser edge shelf wear, lower corners bumped, some separation of spine back, pages clean and tight, 17 b/w reproductions of paintings, 276 pg. + index. The dances and ceremonials of the Indians of the Southwest are described and explained in this informal, authentic guidebook. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 20.25 USD
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9 Hamilton, Charles (Editor) Cry of the Thunderbird
Norman, OK University Of Oklahoma Press 1972 0806112921 / 9780806112923 First Thus Softcover Very Good 
Prologue by Chief Standing Bear, Epilogue by William J. Harsha. Color plates of paintings by George Catlin and sketches of American Indian Artists. A history of the Native American people written by Native Americans. Originally published in 1950; 8vo - 7 - 9 " tall. " 
Price: 11.25 USD
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10 Hassrick, Royal B. The Sioux; Life and Customs of a Warrior Society
Norman University Of Oklahoma Press 1967 0806106077 / 9780806106076 First Edition Hardback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
VG+/no DJ, 2nd printing, In collaboration with Dorothy Maxwell and Cile M. Bach. 335 pg. , illustrated w b/w photos & line drawings, clean text & cover, tight binding, square rust cloth HC w light shelf wear, ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 21.60 USD
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11 Houlihan, Patrick; Jerold Collings; Sara Nestor; Jonathan Batkin Harmony by Hand: Art of the Southwest Indians Basketry, Weaving, Pottery
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1987 0877014264 / 9780877014263 Softcover Near Fine 
Stiff pictorial covers w/flap, price intact. Second printing. Clean throughout, light smudge on the cover's corner and tone on the edges. From the back: ...Masterpieces of each art form are collected here in reproduction, enhanced by expert discussion, historical photography, and images of the Southwest. Houlihan is known for preservation of Indian art and artifacts. Nestor is a writer and editor of Southwester culture publications; Batkin as the Curator of the Taylor Museum of the Colorado springs Fine Arts Center devoted much time to interpretation and comprehensive research on Pueblo pottery and textiles, Navajo Textiles and Athabaskan clothing and beadwork; Collins is an accomplished weaver and artist. Photography by Jerry Jacka. Produced and designed by McQuiston & Daughter, winners of national and international awards for graphic excellence. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 108pp. pages 
Price: 40.50 USD
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The Ponca Tribe, Howard, James H.
12 Howard, James H. The Ponca Tribe
Washington D. C. U.S. Government Printing Office 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Pp xii,191. Pull-out chart, fine; Illustrated with line drawings; Map and 24 b&w plates. In collaboration with Peter Le claire, tribal historian and other members of the tribe. A very good copy of an important work. "The Ponca Tribe is still the most complete account of these Indians who inhabited the upper central plains. (Nebraska University Press, 1995, reprint blurb) Cloth worn to board on one corner (vermin damage); ends soft. Gold spine title and decoration bright. All surface edges dust soiled. Former owner's small name plate as well as his written name. ; 8vo 
Price: 37.80 USD
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13 Josephy, Alvin M. Now That the Buffalo's Gone: a Study of Today's American Indians
Norman, Oklahoma Univ. Of Oklahoma Pr 1984 0806119152 / 9780806119151 Softcover Good with no dust jacket 
TPB 318 pg. , illus.., Ex-Lib, 1st ed. , 3rd pr.., withdrawal stamp, top corner cut, top edge stamped, Josephy analyzes seven principal issues in the continuing face-off between Indians and Whites including stereotypes, spiritual history, retaining tribal lands, reassertion of Indian water rights, claims to fishing and hunting, modern-day quests for self-determination, sovereignty, and control of tribal affairs and resources.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Tailholt Tales, Latta, Frank F.
14 Latta, Frank F. Tailholt Tales
Santa Cruz, CA Bear State Books 1976 Hardcover Near Fine 
Pp. xx, 323; profusely illustrated with photographs. Latta's books on the Yokut Indians are regarded as some of the finest work on the native indigenous peoples of the San Joaquin Valley. Tailholt Tales, is a much expanded version of the Thomas Jefferson Mayfield, ("Uncle Jeff"), memoir (1936). A well-researched work of the San Joaquin Valley pioneer and his life with the Yokuts Indians. Mayfield, the youngest son of a settler on the Kern River, grew up in a Yokuts village, following the death of his mother. Green cloth with black design by Arizona artist Joe Rodriquez. Green end pages; minor wear to the ends and bumped corners. An exceptionally nice copy. ; 8vo 
Price: 85.50 USD
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Tailholt Tales, Latta, Frank F.
15 Latta, Frank F. Tailholt Tales
Santa Cruz, CA Bear State Books 1976 Hardcover Very Good 
Pp. xx, 323; profusely illustrated with photographs. Latta's books on the Yokut Indians are regarded as some of the finest work on the native indigenous peoples of the San Joaquin Valley. Tailholt Tales, is a much expanded version of the Thomas Jefferson Mayfield, ("Uncle Jeff"), memoir (1936). A well-researched work of the San Joaquin Valley pioneer and his life with the Yokuts Indians. Mayfield, the youngest son of a settler on the Kern River, grew up in a Yokuts village, following the death of his mother. Green cloth with black design by Arizona artist Joe Rodriquez. Green end pages; the first free end-page edges are uneven and speckled. Otherwise a clean straight copy. Additional photographs available upon request. ; 8vo 
Price: 72.00 USD
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16 Leighton, Dorothea M.D. and Clyde Kluckhohn Ph.D. Children of the People The Navaho Individual and His Development
London Harvard University 1947 0674427866 / 9780674427860 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Tight in Very Good condition with jacket in Very Good condition light or moderate wear. In Mylar protective cover. "The aim of this study of the Navaho as an individual is to bring together all that is known about Navaho psychology or Navaho personality." ; 8vo.; 277 pp pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Eye on the Western Stars  A Native American, Her Man, Her Roots, Malecot, Andre
17 Malecot, Andre Eye on the Western Stars A Native American, Her Man, Her Roots
Santa Barbara Fithian Press 1995 1564741133 / 9781564741134 Softcover Very Good 
Clean bright unread copy. "To Julian Moody, with my heartfelt thanks for your help in the historical details of the prologue. Andre Malecot ". ; 0.52 x 8.51 x 5.54 Inches; 171 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Touch the Earth : a Self Portrait of Indian Existence, McLuhan, T. C.
18 McLuhan, T. C. Touch the Earth : a Self Portrait of Indian Existence
1980 0671222759 / 9780671222758 Softcover Very Good 
VG, 185 pg. , sepia photos, f. O. Name in read ffep, clean pages, tight binding cover shows moderate shelf wear, self-portrait of Indian existence in the United States, here is a selection of statements and writings which illuminate the course of Indian history and the abiding values of Indian life. The passages range from the witty, the eloquent, the lyric, to the deeply emotional. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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19 N/A Hopi and Hopi-Tewa Pottery: Volume 49, No. 3
Flagstaff, AZ Museum of Northern Azrizona 1977, 1993 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
fifth printing. Pictorial stiff wrap, very light edge wear, cover bright, no markings. Fully illustrated with photographs. Back cover offers Hopi Pottery identification outline and design. Bibliography. Laid in article: Memories of Maria - Maria Martinez Native American artist. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32pp. pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Paths of Life  American Indians of the Southwest and Northern Mexico, Sheridan, Thomas E. &  Nancy J. Parezo
20 Sheridan, Thomas E. & Nancy J. Parezo Paths of Life American Indians of the Southwest and Northern Mexico
University of Arizona Press 1996 0816514666 / 9780816514663 Hardcover Good 
Softcover " American Indians of the Southwest and Northern Mexico " ; 9.70 X 6.70 X 1.10 inches; 298 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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