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Program of the History of American Indians, Part Two: Post-Columbian America (Social Science Monographs, VIII)
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Program of the History of American Indians, Part Two: Post-Columbian America (Social Science Monographs, VIII)

By Pedro Armillas

Copy in Good+ condition with tight binding and unmarked text. Light edge wear to covers, small ink mark on front. Pages are bright and clean. This is Part Two only on Post-Columbian America, and the eighth in the Social Science Monographs series by the Pan America Union. Softcover, 54 pp.

$9.95

The Dakota Bark House (Indian Leaflets 1-4 of The Science Museum, Saint Paul, Minnesota)
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The Dakota Bark House (Indian Leaflets 1-4 of The Science Museum, Saint Paul, Minnesota)

By Louis H. Powell

Scarce copy in Very Good condition. Small folio with four loose "Indian Leaflets" regarding the Dakota (Sioux) bark house, with an introduction on the Dakota peoples and the bark house or lodge as originally illustrated by frontier artists Hennepin, Eastman, Dallas, and Sweeny, and reproduced here from Minnesota Historical Society archives. Includes a short bibliography. The author states, "It seems high time that a group of contemporary sketches of the distinctive Dakota bark house so familiar to visitors to Fort Snelling and St. Paul should be readily available for schools and students of Indian life of this region." Stiff yellow wraps with French flap, unpaginated, illus. [x7]

$50.00

California Place Names of Indian Origin (University of California Publications in American Anthropology and Ethnology, Vol. 12, No. 2, 1916)
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California Place Names of Indian Origin (University of California Publications in American Anthropology and Ethnology, Vol. 12, No. 2, 1916)

By A. L. Kroeber

Uncommon First Edition (1916), not a modern reprint or POD copy. This is an original offprint/extract from the Vol. 12, No. 2 issue of University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology (June 15, 1916). Good+, with tight binding and unmarked text. Most wear is to covers, inc. edge wear, rubs and toning to margins. Ex-library with catalog notation on front, light stamps on title page; no other library markings observed. Top edge of pages uncut. A listing of California place names "derived from the Indians." Gray wraps (softcover), 69 pp. [x7]

$35.00

The Chance Horizon: An Early Stage of Mohawk Iroquois Cultural Development (New York State Museum Circular 29, June, 1952)
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The Chance Horizon: An Early Stage of Mohawk Iroquois Cultural Development (New York State Museum Circular 29, June, 1952)

By William Ritchie

First Edition (1952) in Good+ condition with tight binding and unmarked text. Most wear is to covers, inc. light edge wear, rubs, and obvious smudging from handling and storage to back. Pages are clean and bright. A study of early Iroquois archaeology focusing on the "Chance" horizon at sites in New York. A little uncommon in this edition. Printed tan wrappers, 9 pls, 53 pp, 23 cm.

$15.00

Discovery, 1978 (School of American Research)
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Discovery, 1978 (School of American Research)

By David Grant Noble, Wanda Conger, eds.

The 1978 edition of "Discovery," the School of American Research journal on archaeology and anthropology. With articles on Mescalero ritual dance, Hopi-Tewa pottery, Hopi social dances, archaeology at Abiquiu Reservoir and more. Good, with tight binding and unmarked text. Some edge wear and rubs to covers, notations on front (see image). From the library of Southwest archaeologist J. Richard Ambler with his inked last name on front. Illustrated yellow wraps, 76 pp. : ill. [a]

$13.00

Tapestries in Sand: The Spirit of Indian Sandpainting
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Tapestries in Sand: The Spirit of Indian Sandpainting

By David Villasenor

The 1966 Revised Edition. Good, with tight binding and unmarked text. Some edge wear and rubbing to covers, pencil notations on title page. A short guide to the art of Navajo sandpainting with 16 color plates. Illustrated wrappers, 112 pp. : ill. [a]

$4.00

Navajo Pottery and Ethnohistory (Navajo Nation Papers in Anthropology No. 4)
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Navajo Pottery and Ethnohistory (Navajo Nation Papers in Anthropology No. 4)

By David M. Brugge

Stated Second Edition (1981) in Near Fine condition with tight binding and unmarked text. Light edge wear and rubs to covers, hint of sunning, stamp to front. Pages are bright and clean. Descriptions of Navajo pottery types with photos, refs. Tan wraps, 26 pp. : ill. w/7 figs; 28 cm. [b]

$25.00

A Bibliography of Navajo and Native American Teaching Materials (Dine K\'eeji Naaltsoos Bee Nida\'nitinigii)
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A Bibliography of Navajo and Native American Teaching Materials (Dine K'eeji Naaltsoos Bee Nida'nitinigii)

By T. L. McCarty, Regina Lynch, Fred Bia, Gene Johnson

Revised Edition in Good condition with tight binding and unmarked text. From a museum library. Some edge wear and rubbing to covers, esp. at corners and tips of spine, sunning to covers, surface tears to front where stickers were removed, bookplate marked out on inside front. Still a solid, readable reference. Bibliography of curriculum materials written in Navajo, English, and bilingual, with chapters on audio-visual resources, journals and periodicals, and supplementary refs for teachers and students, circa early 1980s. Illustrated wraps, 104 pp., 28 cm. [b]

$19.00

American Anthropologist, Vol. 40, No. 1 (January-March, 1938)
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American Anthropologist, Vol. 40, No. 1 (January-March, 1938)

By Leslie Spier, ed.

Copy in Good-minus condition with fairly tight binding and unmarked text. Some obvious edge wear, marks, rubs and sunning to covers and spine, light penciling on front, sunning to spine, split at foot of spine. Seen use and wear but contents are still quite readable (see cover photo for article titles). 180 pp. : ill. [b]

$15.00

From Georgia Tragedy to Oklahoma Frontier: A Biography of Scots Creek Indian Chief Chilly McIntosh
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From Georgia Tragedy to Oklahoma Frontier: A Biography of Scots Creek Indian Chief Chilly McIntosh

By Billie Jane McIntosh

Signed by the author on title page. Near Fine copy with bright covers, tight binding and unmarked text. Only light edge wear to corners. The story of Chilly McIntosh, with family roots in both ancient Scotland and the American Indian Creek Wind Clan, written by his great grand-daughter. Uncommon as signed. Illustrated wrappers, 185 pp. : ill. [a]

$25.00

New Material from Acoma (Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Anthropological Papers, No. 32)
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New Material from Acoma (Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Anthropological Papers, No. 32)

By Leslie A. White

Very Good copy with tight binding and unmarked text. Light crease the length of the front cover, small pencil notation on front cover, ex-owner's name on title page (from the personal library of Southwest archaeologist J. Richard Ambler with his printed signature), light edge wear and rubbing to covers. Supplementary data from the Pueblo at Acoma following White's 1932 publication of "The Acoma Indians." Originally published in the Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 136, pp. 301-359. Printed green wraps, ill. with figs and 4 b/w plates. [a]

$25.00

The Oraibi Soyal Ceremony (Publications of the Field Columbian Museum, Anthropological Series, Volume III)
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The Oraibi Soyal Ceremony (Publications of the Field Columbian Museum, Anthropological Series, Volume III)

By George A. Dorsey, H. R. Both

This is the 1973 Kraus Reprint of the original 1901-1903 volume published by the Field Columbian Museum of Chicago reporting on results of The Stanley McCormick Hopi Expedition. Very Good, with tight binding and clean, unmarked pages. Some edge wear and rubs, obvious sunning to margins and spine. Includes the title article as well as papers on the Powamu ceremony, Mishongnovi ceremonies, and the Oraibi snake ceremony by the same authors. A clean facsimile of the original publication, and uncommon in its own right. Printed gray wrappers, illus, 358 pp. : ill.; 23 cm. [a]

$45.00

The Oraibi Marau Ceremony (Field Museum of Natural History Anthropological Series, Vol. 11, 1912)
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The Oraibi Marau Ceremony (Field Museum of Natural History Anthropological Series, Vol. 11, 1912)

By H. R. Voth

This is the uncommon 1976 Kraus Reprint edition of H. R. Voth's classic "The Oraibi Marau Ceremony," originally published in 1912 by the Field Museum of Natural History as Publication 156 (Vol. XI, No. 1), a report from the Stanley McCormick Hopi Expedition. Very Good with tight binding and clean pages. Only very light edge wear and rubs to covers. Includes "Brief Miscellaneous Hopi Papers" (originally Publication 157, Vo. XI, No. 2, 1912) also by Voth. Printed gray wraps, 149 pp. : ill.; 8vo. [a]

$35.00

The Siouan Tribes of the East (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of Ethnology)
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The Siouan Tribes of the East (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of Ethnology)

By James Mooney

Uncommon copy of First Edition (1894) in Good condition. Likely unread as top edge of most leaves are unopened (uncut). Some edge wear, rubs, smudges, and marks to covers, chips and some loss to edges and tips of spine. Ex-library with stamp and inked notations to front; no other library markings noted. Hinge is a little loose. Covers "Siouan" tribes in the Virginia and Carolinas. Gray wraps (softcover), 100 pp. : ill. w/fold-out map. [b]

$40.00

Gronlandske Sagn om Eskimoernes Fortid: Et bidrag til Arktisk Sagnforskning
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Gronlandske Sagn om Eskimoernes Fortid: Et bidrag til Arktisk Sagnforskning

By William Thalbitzer

First Edition (1913) in Fair condition. An early history of the Eskimo culture in Greenland. Missing covers but all pages are present. Edge wear, rubs, marks, toning to half title page and last page. Pages are unopened (uncut) and clean and unmarked with only very light toning. Swedish language text. Can be scarce in the U.S. 96 pp. : ill. [x7]

$35.00

The Iroquois Eagle Dance: An Offshoot of the Calumet Dance (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 156)
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The Iroquois Eagle Dance: An Offshoot of the Calumet Dance (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 156)

By William N. Fenton

Signed by the author with inscription to anthropologist Harry L. Shapiro on front free end paper. Very Good with tight binding and clean, unmarked pages. Light edge wear to covers, primarily at corners and tips of spine. With "An Analysis of the Iroquois Eagle Dance and Songs" by Gertrude P. Kurath. Uncommon as signed. Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine, vi, 324 pp. : ill. with 28 plates + 36 figs. [w5]

$50.00

Pocket Handbook New Mexico Indians and Their Neighbors
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Pocket Handbook New Mexico Indians and Their Neighbors

By Bertha P. Dutton, ed.

Good condition with tight binding and clean, unmarked text. Some obvious edge wear and rubbing to covers, edge wear to some page corners, small sticker remnant on front, light crease to bottom fore corner of covers and textblock, ex-owner's name on title page. Still a solid, very readable reference and fascinating snapshot of mid-1950s Indian culture/tourism with advertisements from numerous New Mexico businesses. From the personal library of Southwest archaeologist J. Richard Ambler with his printed signature. Pictorial wraps, [4], 96 pp. : ill. [w5]

$4.00

Sandpaintings of the Navaho Shootingway and the Walcott Collection (Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology Number 13)
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Sandpaintings of the Navaho Shootingway and the Walcott Collection (Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology Number 13)

By Leland C. Wyman

Good, with tight binding and unmarked text. No dust jacket, as issued. Some edge wear and rubbing to covers and tips of spine, slight bow to boards, ex-owner's name on front free endpaper, half title and title page (from the personal library of J. Richard Ambler, one of the foremost archaeologists on the Colorado Plateau, with his stamp). xii, [2], 102 pp: ill with 44 plates. [w5]

$2.00

Symposium on Research and Evaluation Methodology: Lifespan Issues Related to American Indians/Alaska Natives with Disabilities (AIRPEM Work Group on American Indian Research and Program Evaluation Methodology)
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Symposium on Research and Evaluation Methodology: Lifespan Issues Related to American Indians/Alaska Natives with Disabilities (AIRPEM Work Group on American Indian Research and Program Evaluation Methodology)

By James D. Davis

Uncommon copy of official proceedings from a symposium held in Washington, D.C, April 26-27, 2002. Good, with tight binding and clean, unmarked text. Some edge wear and rubbing to covers, slight bow to textblock. Pages are clean and bright. 15 papers and discussions. Printed wraps (softcover), 178 pp. [v]

$40.00

Sotheby\'s Fine American Indian Art (New York, Tuesday, May 23, 1995)
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Sotheby's Fine American Indian Art (New York, Tuesday, May 23, 1995)

By Sotheby's

Good+. Official Sotheby's American Indian Art auction catalog for May 23, 1995 with tight binding and bright covers. Pages are bright with numerous B&W and color photos of Indian art. Some inked notations showing prices realized for certain objects. Some edge wear and rubs to covers, slight curl to textblock, sticker remnant to front. Illustrated wraps (softcover), unpaginated, ills. [v]

$10.00

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