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Sliammon Life, Sliammon Lands

by Kennedy, Dorothy & Randy Bouchard

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1983
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Very Good
ISBN
9780889222113
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$65.00

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Vancouver, BC: Talonbooks, 1983 "The Sliammon are a little known group of Coast Salish Indian people who live in a rugged area of British Columbia, on the northern reaches of the Strait of Georgia." This volume gives a detailed description of the history and folkways of the Sliammon people as a result of ten years of research by the… Read more
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American Indian Basketry No.6

by Gogol, John M. (Editor)

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Published
1982
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Very Good-
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$22.00

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Portland, OR: John M. Gogol, 1982. Card Cover. Very Good-/-. Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut Basketry of Alaska, Volume II, No. 2, Whole Issue No. 6. White card cover with black and white photograph to front, stapel binding, many black and white photographs throughout, 32 pages. Light age darkening, light shelf wear, ghost of a sticker to top free… Read more
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Sound Heritage, Volue IV, Numbers 3 and 4

by Langlois, W.J. (Editor)

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good-
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$25.00

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Victoria, BC: Aural History, Provincial Archives of British Columbia, 1977. Card Cover. Very Good-/-. Native Languages and Culture. Illustrated card cover, frontispiece, several black and white photographs, 80 pages. A few very light smudges and stains, one of the stains continues into the first page, bottom of textblock edge shows light stain as well. For some international orders… Read more
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Indian Shakers: A Messianic Cult of the Pacific Northwest

by Barnett, H.G.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1972
Condition
Good+
ISBN
9780809305957
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$15.00

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Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1972. Soft cover. Good+/-. Glossy soft cover with white titling to front and spine, 378 pages. Light shelf wear, crease to spine. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply… Read more
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Girl Who Married the Bear: A Masterpiece of Indian Oral Tradition

by McClellan, Catharine

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Published
1970
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Good+
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$50.00

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Ottawa, ON: National Museum of Canada, 1970. Card Cover. Good+/-. Publications in Ethnology, No. 2. "One of the most popular stories of the southern Yukon Indians . is about a girl who was take away by a bear after she had insulted it. . The two chief themes that the story develops are conflict between consaguine and affinal… Read more
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Tewa World: Space, Time & Becoming in a Pueblo Society

by Ortiz, Alfonso

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Published
1969
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Very Good
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$32.00

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Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1969. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Oritz, a social anthropologist, gives a "penetrating analysis of the complex and fascinating cosmological and ritural systems of the Tewa . He focuses on the ideas, rules, and principles of Tewa culture as they are reflected in mythology, world view, and ritual. Tewa notions of space, time, color,… Read more
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Nk'Mip Chronicles: Art from the Inkameep Day School

by Walsh, Andrea N. (Editor)

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Published
2005
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Very Good
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$20.00

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Osoyoos, BC: Osoyoos Museum, 2005. Soft cover. Very Good/-. This catalogue is the result of a multi-year collaborative research project by the Osoyoos Indian Band, the Osoyoos Museum and the University of Victoria. The research examined the previously undocumented collection on Inkameep Day School art in the Museum. This catalogue records the the artwork and describes a general… Read more
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Alberta Elders' Cree Dictionary - Alperta Ohci Ketehayak Nehyaw Otwestamakewasinahikan

by Waugh, Earle (Editor); Nancy LeClaire & George Cardinal

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1998
Condition
Good+
ISBN
9780888642844
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$50.00

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Edmonton, AB: The University of Alberta Press, 1998. Soft cover. Good+/-. The Cree people constitute the largest Aboriginal language group in Alberta, and many other Cree-speakers live across Canada. This dictionary is based upon both Northern Cree (the "TH" dialect) and Plains Cree ( the "Y" dialect). Colourful illustrated soft cover, 577 pages. Light shelf wear, brown spots… Read more
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Potlatch

by Adams, Dawn

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780888650429
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$25.00

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WEDGE, University of B.C., 1985. Hardcover. Very Good/-. Erlandson, Arlene. A Queen Charlotte Islands Reader. Reading Level 2A. Interest Leve: Ages 5-12. Glossy illustrated boards, black titling to front and spine, beautifully illustrated throughout by Arlene Erlandson, 22 pages. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the… Read more
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First Totem Pole

by Williams, Rose

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780888650412
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$50.00

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WEDGE, University of B.C., 1985. Hardcover. Very Good/-. White, Chris. A Queen Charlotte Islands Reader. Reading Level 2C. Interest Level: Ages 7-14. The legend was told to Rose Williams by her uncle An-o-wat. Glossy illustrated boards, black titling to front and spine, beautifully illustrated throughout by Chris White, 22 pages. For some international orders we will ask you… Read more
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Syesis, Volume 4, 1971, Supplement 1

by Scagel, Robert F. et al, eds.

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Published
1972
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Very Good-
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$20.00

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The British Columbia Provincial Museum, 1972. Card Cover. Very Good-. Issued April 1972. Periodical supplement containing Donald H. Mitchell's "Archaeology of the Gulf of Georgia area, a natural region and its culture types." 228 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your… Read more
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Totem Poles of the Gitksan, Upper Skeena River, British Columbia

by Barbeau, Marius

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1973
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Very Good-
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$60.00

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Ottawa, Canada: Canada Deparment of Mines, 1973. Soft cover. Very Good-/-. Faksimile Edition. Bulletin No. 61, Anthropological Series No. 12. The knowledge presented in this book was obtained firsthand during four seasons of field research from 1920 to 1926. Red card cover, black titling to front and spine, illustrated with 33 plates of black and white photographs, 275… Read more
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$60.00
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Brief History of the Coeur d'Alene Indians 1806-1909

by Peltier, Jerome

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1981
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Very Good-
ISBN
9780877702566
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$38.00

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Fairfield, Washington: Ye Galleon Press, 1981. Soft cover. Very Good-. A brief history of the Coeur d'Alene Indians, also known as the Skitswish. Illustrated brown and white soft cover with white titling, black and white illustrations, 94 pages. Cover has light edge wear, more significant shelf wear with a few pale spots of discolouration, upper text block edge… Read more
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The Land Still Speaks, Jii Nanh Tth'aih Hee Giinkhii: Gwitchin Words About Life in Dempster Country

by Sherry, Erin & Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1999
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Good+ to Very Good-
ISBN
9780968372517
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$40.00

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Old Crow, Yukon: Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Lands and Resources Department, 1999. Pictorial Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. Millennia of experience living off the land have endowed Gwitchin [people] with an intimate knowledge of the geography and resources in, what we now know as, the Dempster Highway landscape. This book is the product of the work, effort, ideas,… Read more
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Learning by Designing: Pacific Northwest Coast Native Indian Art, Volume 1

by Gilbert, Jim & Karin Clark

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780969297932
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$25.00

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Union Bay, B.C.: Raven Publishing, 1999. Soft cover. Very Good+. Gilbert, Jim. This publication follows the beginner's book, 'Learning by Doing Northwest Coast Native Indian Art.' "This comprehensive work, containing over 800 illustrations in both traditional and contemporary art styles, is one of the most thorough reference works available on Pacific Northwest Coast First Nations two-dimensional art. Examples… Read more
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Central Carrier Bilingual Dictionary

by Antoine, Francesca; Catherine Bird; Agnes Isaac; Nellie Prince & Sally Sam

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Published
1974
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Very Good-
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$40.00

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Fort Saint James, B.C.: Carrier Linguistic Committee, 1974. Hardcover. Very Good-/Good+. Compiled by Richard Walker and David B. Wilkinson, Summer Institute of Linguistics, Inc. This dictionary has been prepared for members of the Central (Stuart Lake) dialect of the Carrier language, which belongs to the Athapaskan language family. Blue cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, dictionary… Read more
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Jakob Danielsen: A Hunter's Life in Olden Days

by Danielsen, Jakob

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Published
2002
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9788755816961
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$35.00

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Greenland: Atuakkiorfik (Greenland Publishers), 2002. First Edition, First Printing. . Pictorial Cover. Very Good-. Danielsen, Jakob. Text is in Greenlandic, Danish and English, edited by Birger Rosendahl, translated into English by Nicholas Hills, translated into Greenlandic by Hans A. Lynge. A description of the lives of Greenlandic hunters of the early 1900s. Colourfully illustrated glossy cover with orange,… Read more
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Ottawa: F.A. Acland, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1922. Paper Cover. Good-. Grey paper cover with black titling, staple binding, black and white frontispiece, illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings, charts, maps including a fold-out map at back, 277 pages. Cover has shelfwear, significant edgewear including small closed tears, chipping, a 1"x1" open tear to… Read more
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$45.00
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Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-18 - Volume XII: The Copper Eskimos, Part C

by Cameron, John

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Published
1923
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Good+ to Very Good-
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$28.00

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Ottawa: F.A. Acland, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1923. Paper Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. Furthered subtitled: "Part C: Osteology of the Western and Central Eskimos, Southern Party - 1913-16. Including a special report upon the Dentition by S.G. Ritchie and J. Stanley Bagnall." Grey paper cover with black titling, staple binding, illustrated with seven pages… Read more
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Ottawa: F.A. Acland, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1924. Paper Cover. Good-. Grey paper cover with black titling, staple binding, frontispiece is black and white map, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, 192 pages. Cover has significant edgewear including chipping, a 3"x3" open tear to lower front corner, open tears to all rear corners including… Read more
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$18.00