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Active Side of Infinity,The
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Active Side of Infinity,The

By Castaneda,Carlos

Dust jacket covered in plastic,small amount of library stamp on pages.Minimal amount of pencil writing on right upper corner of 3 page. First Edition. First Printing. The most highly autobiographical work in years by "one of the most profound and influential thinkers of this century" (Deepak Chopra). Castaneda's approach to what modern man refers to as "life after death", and which for shamans is a concrete region they call "the active side of infinity", makes for an unusually revealing book.

$15.00

America’s Ancient Treasures
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America’s Ancient Treasures

By Folsom, Franklin

Used, oversized, may cost extra for shipping, This revised and expanded edition of a highly praised travel guide provides detailed information on U.S. and Canadian archeological sites and museums of prehistoric Indian life. Included and described are all of the archeological sites that have been prepared for public view in the area north of Mexico. Here, too, are profiles of the museums and collections that interpret America's aboriginal past. THis guide enables present-day visitors to discover the America of an earlier era-where the prehistoric Indians came from, how they clothes and fed themselves, and what they left as evidence of their art, religion and daily life.

$16.00

Desert Smells Like Rain, The
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Desert Smells Like Rain, The

By Nbhan, Gary Paul

Used, Very Good condition, From mountain shrines to lowland oases, ethnobiologist Gary Nabhan takes us on a series of journeys with contemporary Papago Indians, the Tohomo O'odham, or "Desert People." From these journeys we discover how much the Desert People know about the dynamics of their arid homeland in Arizona and Sonora, Mexico. The Desert Smells Like Rain offers insights into the natural history of desert plants and animals as it documents a dying agricultural tradition that has enriched the biological diversity of the Papago's seemingly harsh desert environment.

$9.00

Sandpaintings of the Navajo Shooting Chant
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Sandpaintings of the Navajo Shooting Chant

By Newcomb, Franc J.

Used, First Edition The classic of ethnology reproduces sandpaintings of the Navajo Shooting Chant, one of the most important and most complex of the Navajo healing ceremonies, together with a thorough description and explanation of the rites. It represents the first major attempt to cast these intricate works in permanent form and it remains the most informed analysis of their artistic and religious content and symbolism and myth they express.

$10.00

WIndows of the Past
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WIndows of the Past

By Lister, Florence C.

Used, First Edition Windows of the Past: Ruins of the Colorado Plateau is a stunning collection of nearly 100 photographs by sixteen photographers, many of whom are residents of the American Southwest. Each of the portfolios contained herein presents these architectural marvels in all their glory, from the famous landmarks to the subtlest of intimate details. A stirring text by Lynn Wilson introduces each portfolio, hinting at the visual feast which follows.

$10.00

Truth of a Hopi
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Truth of a Hopi

By Nequatewa, Edmund

Used, Good Condition. In the Truth of a Hopi, Edmund Nequatewa relates the Hopis' myths, legends, belief systems, and oral history. Nequatewa's writings give us a glimpse into the psyche of the Hopi in the way that only a Hopi could. Here you will find not only the traditional oral histories, but stories of how the Hopi resisted sending their children away to enforced boarding schools. A fascinating view of a subtle people.

$6.00

100 Native Americans Who Shaped American History
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100 Native Americans Who Shaped American History

By Juettner, Bonnie

This book is in near perfect condtiion, with little to no signs of aging or damage. Covers are clean.Chronologically organized, one hundred biographies of Native Americans from a wide variety of Nations show the significant impacts these people have made in the history of the United States. Original.

$3.50

Indians\' Book, The: Authentic Native American Legends, Lore & Music
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Indians' Book, The: Authentic Native American Legends, Lore & Music

By Curtis, Natalie

This book is in very good condition, with 1-2 small markings on the front page, and minimal aging on the covers. he voice of the Native American in a harmonious blend of art, literature, and song.

$6.00

Spirit Song
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Spirit Song

By Rain, Mary

Used 1st Edition Condition: Good This is the story of No-Eyes, an extraordinary Chippewa medicine woman who lived alone deep in the Rocky Mountains. It is also the story of Summer Rain, a young American of Shoshoni heritage, who rediscovers her roots.

$10.00

Three Years Among the Comanches
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Three Years Among the Comanches

By Lee, Nelson

This book is a first edition, second printing and is in very good condition with only slight signs of wear to cover. Lee was a native of New York state, he was a sailor before joining the Texas Rangers, serving under Captain Cameron and Jack Hayes fighting the native Americans and Bandits in the Mexican War. He was captured by the Comanches and spent the next three years as a slave to three different Comanche chiefs. This reading makes for very exciting reads on the struggles and history of the old West.

$12.00

Tracks of Dancing Light
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Tracks of Dancing Light

By Rael, Joseph

Used, Condition: Good This book gives you a unique insight into the meaning of sound, of vowels, and ultimately, the meaning of our names. An A to Z list of common names and their interpretation is included, as well as explanations of how to chant and decipher the meaning of any name. Through this previously hidden insight we can begin to comprehend the five things that the medicine wheel teaches us we are here on earth to experience- unity and diversity, struggle reconciliation, purpose and transformation of potential.

$20.00

Profiles in Wisdom
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Profiles in Wisdom

By McFadden, Steven

As our existing culture shifts, what do the ancient ones who have been trained in the sacred traditions of this land have to say to us? With this question, McFadden begins his quest to interview Native American elders, who counsel that we must reestablish a deep and lasting connection with the planet in order to ensure its preservation. Some writing and doodles in ink on title page.

$7.00