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Sliammon Life, Sliammon Lands

by Kennedy, Dorothy & Randy Bouchard

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Published
1983
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Very Good
ISBN
9780889222113
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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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Artifacts of the Northwest Coast Indians

by Stewart, Hilary

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1981
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Very Good
ISBN
9780295954189
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$150.00

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North Vancouver, BC: Hancock House Publishers, 1981 Revised edition. This book is for everyone curious about artifacts of the Pacific Northwest Coast Indians. Richly and beautifully illustrated show the artifacts and the different techniques applied to various materials such as bone, stone, antler, and shell as well as the use and functions of these items. Illustrated soft cover,… 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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Portland, OR: John M. Gogol, 1982 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 corner. For some… 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
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Victoria, BC: Aural History, Provincial Archives of British Columbia, 1977 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 we will ask… 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
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Good +
ISBN
9780809305957
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$20.00

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Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1972 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 without your consent. … Read more
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Susan Point: Coast Salish Artist

by Wyatt, Gary (Editor)

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2000
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Very Good -
ISBN
9780295980188
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$45.00

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Vancouver, BC: Douglas & MacIntyre, 2000 Curator Gary Wyatt is the editor, Michael KewI and Peter Macnair contributed essays, the reproductions are accompanied by descriptions of their meaning as told by Susan Point to Vest Giles and Bill McLennan. llustrated, glossy soft cover with flaps, white titling to front and spine, inscribed and signed by the artist to half… 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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$50.00

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Ottawa, ON: National Museum of Canada, 1970 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 loyalties and the uneasy… Read more
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Squamish Legends: The First People

by Khahtsahlano, Chief August Jack & Domanic Charlie

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1966
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Charles Chamberlain & Frank T. Coan, 1966 Edited by Oliver N. Wells. Illustrated cover, yellow titling to front, several black and white illustrations, unpaginated. Some shelf wear, a small crease to top of front cover. Inside the book is clean and tight. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover… 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 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, number, and existence are analyzed… Read more
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It Will Live Forever: Traditional Yosemite Indian Acorn Preparation

by Ortiz, Beverly R. & Julia F. Parker

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Revised Second Edition
ISBN
9780930588458
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$30.00

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Berkeley, CA: Heyday Books, 1996 Revised second edition. Julia Parker demonstrated for over 20 years the skill of preparing acorn at the Yosemite National Park in California. In this book the anthropologist Berverly Ortiz together with Parker documents the intricate and astoundignly nuanced process of making this basic and delicious food and about a way of life of considerable… 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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Osoyoos, BC: Osoyoos Museum, 2005 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 history of the school. … 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
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Good +
ISBN
9780888642844
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$50.00

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Edmonton, AB: The University of Alberta Press, 1998 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 to top of… Read more
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Potlatch

by Adams, Dawn

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1985
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Very Good
ISBN
9780888650429
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$25.00

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WEDGE, University of B.C., 1985 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 cost of… Read more
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First Totem Pole

by Williams, Rose

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1985
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Very Good
ISBN
9780888650412
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WEDGE, University of B.C., 1985 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 to approve… 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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The British Columbia Provincial Museum, 1972 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 country, but no… Read more
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Totem Poles of the Gitksan, Upper Skeena River, British Columbia

by Barbeau, Marius

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Published
1973
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Ottawa, Canada: Canada Deparment of Mines, 1973 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 pages. Sunning… Read more
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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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$35.00

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Fairfield, Washington: Ye Galleon Press, 1981 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 slightly darkened, interior is clean… 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 "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, and enthusiasm of many people. In particular, the… 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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Published
1999
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780969297932
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$25.00

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Union Bay, B.C.: Raven Publishing, 1999 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 of the four coastal art styles… 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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Fort Saint James, B.C.: Carrier Linguistic Committee, 1974 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 contains Central Carrier… Read more
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