Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Sister to the Sioux: Memoirs of Elaine Goodale Eastman, 1885-91 by Elaine Goodale Eastman

 
Author Name    Eastman, Elaine Goodale 
 
Title   Sister to the Sioux: Memoirs of Elaine Goodale Eastman, 1885-91

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Lincoln, NE, U.S.A. University of Nebraska Press 1985

ISBN Number    0803267134 / 9780803267138 

Seller ID   016388

Trade paperback. University of Nebraska Press, 1985, fifth printing. In near fine condition. The demure 1880's and a properly brought up New England girl opens a day school in a primitive Sioux village.
Price = 10.00 USD

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Cheyennes Indians of the Great Plains by E Adamson Hoebel

 
Author Name    E Adamson Hoebel 
 
Title   The Cheyennes Indians of the Great Plains

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Holt, Rinehart, and Winston 1960

ISBN Number    0030057809 / 9780030057809

Seller ID   017375

Softcover. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1960. In very good condition, cover wear, name on half title page. A case study of the Cheyenne Indians.
Price = 10.00 USD

Monday, November 28, 2016

Fighting Indian Warriors: True Tales of the Wild Frontiers by E A Brininstool

 
Author Name    E A Brininstool 
 
Title   Fighting Indian Warriors True Tales of the Wild Frontiers

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Indian Head Books 1995

ISBN Number    1566198542 / 9781566198547

Seller ID   016402

Hardcover. Indian Head Books, 1995, first editiion. In near fine condition, DJ in mylar wrapper. The passing of the buffalo, and the killing off of the other game on which the Indians depended for sustenance, by unprincipled and unscrupulous whites, lef the Indian virtually a pauper and dependent on the goverment ration. When this also was reduced and they faced starvation, who can blame him for fighting? Any man - red, white or any other color - will fight for his 'grub'.
Price = 20.00 USD

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Myths and Legends of Indians of the Southwest: Book II Hopi, Acoma, Tewa, Zuni

 
Author Name    Dutton, Bertha; Olin, Caroline
 
Title   Myths and Legends of Indians of the Southwest: Book II Hopi, Acoma, Tewa, Zuni

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A. Bellerophon Books 1978

ISBN Number    0883880628 / 9780883880623

Seller ID   010547

Softcover. Bellerophon Books, 1978. In very good condition, cover edgewear, name on front fly leaf. Hopi, Acoma, Tewa and Zuni customs.
Price = 6.00 USD

Saturday, November 26, 2016

The Rancheria, Ute, and Southern Paiute Peoples by Bertha Pauline Dutton

 
Author Name    Dutton, Bertha Pauline 
 
Title   The Rancheria, Ute, and Southern Paiute Peoples

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Lebanon, Indiana, U.S.A. Prentice Hall 1976

ISBN Number    0137529236 / 9780137529230 

Seller ID   019879

Trade paperback. Near fine condition. Includes Northern Ute, Ute Mountain People, Southern Paiute, Colorado River Groups, Mohave, Yuma, Cocopah, Havasupai, Hualapai, Yavapai, Pima, Papago, Maricopa, Cahitan. How they have survived despite the changes they had to make to their culture and social system.
Price = 10.00 USD

Friday, November 25, 2016

Navahos and Apaches: The Athabascan Peoples by Bertha Pauline Dutton

 
Author Name    Dutton, Bertha Pauline 
 
Title   Navahos and Apaches: The Athabascan Peoples

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Prentice-Hall 1976

ISBN Number    0136108326 / 9780136108320 

Seller ID   019878

Trade paperback. Very good condition, address label on author info page, neat straight line pencil underlining here and there. Looks like it was used as a reference guide. Does not harm reading. How these two proudly independent peoples have adapted to the challenges of the modern world while maintaining their traditional ways of life.
Price = 8.00 USD

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Indians of the Mesa Verde by Don Watson

 
Author Name    Don Watson 
 
Title   Indians of the Mesa Verde

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   0228F724384

Trade paperback. Mesa Verde Museum Association, 1961. In very good condition. Tells the history of the people of the Mesa Verde and how they lived through the seasons and includes archeological background on the Origin of the American Indian as well as the Mesa Verde itself.
Price = 10.00 USD

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Hero of Beecher Island : The Life and Military Career of George A. Forsyth by David Dixon

 
Author Name    Dixon, David 
 
Title   Hero of Beecher Island : The Life and Military Career of George A. Forsyth

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    1994

ISBN Number    0803217005 / 9780803217003

Seller ID   016542

Hardcover with DJ in mylar. University of Nebraska Press, 1994. In near fine condition. George A. Forsyth took a determined stand at the Battle of Beecher Island in 1868 and the process transformed this minor frontier skirmish into a legendary symbol of the American West.
Price = 30.00 USD

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Deric With The Indians by Deric Nusbaum

 
Author Name    Deric Nusbaum 
 
Title   Deric With The Indians

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher    G P Putnam's Sons 1927

Seller ID   016407

Hardcover, no DJ. G P Putnam's, 1927, second printing. In good condition. cover shows wear, front almost completely separated, owner markings on front end paper. Text block and illustrations is clean and bright and has very interesting photos of the Indians met during his travels. Deric, son of archaeologist Jesse Nusbaum, recounts his visits with the Indians of the 4-corner states; Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico.
 
Price = 20.00 USD

Monday, November 21, 2016

Waterlily by Ella Cara Deloria

 
Author Name    Deloria, Ella Cara 
 
Title   Waterlily

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A. Univ of Nebraska Pr 1990

ISBN Number    0803265794 / 9780803265790

Seller ID   017600

Trade paperback. University of Nebraska Press, 1990, second printing. In near fine condition. A fictional account of a female Dakota Sioux in the mid-nineteenth century, before whites settled the plains.
FICTION  INDIAN  SIOUX  

Price = 10.00 USD

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Fort Laramie by David L Hieb

 
Author Name    David L Hieb 
 
Title   Fort Laramie

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    National Park Service 1961

Seller ID   016536

Softcover, 43 pages. National Park Service, 1961. In near fine condition, minor edgewear. History of Fort Laramie and surrounding area. Wyoming history, cavalry, fur trade, Grattan Harney massacres, Bozeman Trail, Black Hills.
Price = 15.00 USD

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Indian Man: A Life of Oliver La Farge by D'Arcy McNickle

 
Author Name    D'Arcy McNickle
 
Title   Indian Man: A Life of Oliver La Farge

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   015947

Hardcover, ex-library. Indiana University Press, 1971. In good condition, boards worn, DJ has tears, usual library markings. From his first travels in southwestern Indian country as a Harvard undergraduate to his final visit to the Taos pueblo shortly before his death.
Price = 10.00 USD

Friday, November 18, 2016

Northwestern Fights and Fighters by Cyrus Townsend Brady

 
Author Name    Cyrus Townsend Brady 
 
Title   Northwestern Fights and Fighters

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Doubleday 1916

Seller ID   016390

Hardcover, no DJ. Doubleday, Page & Co, 1916. Original copyright 1907 by the McClure Company. In very good condition, some minor bumping to corners and spine ends, rear hinge is beginning to split, text and illustrations are bright and clean. This volume focuses on the Nez Perce and Modoc Wars. Illustrated with original drawings, maps and photographs.
NEZ  PERCE,  MODOC,  INDIAN  WARS  

Price = 35.00 USD

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Ray Manley's Hopi Kachinas by Clara Lee Tanner

 
Author Name    Clara Lee Tanner 
 
Title   Ray Manley's Hopi Kachinas

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Tucson, AZ, U.S.A. Ray Manley Photography 

Seller ID   019874

Oversized softcover. Near fine condition, light edgewear. No date. Beautiful full color photographs identifying the various kinds of kachinas the Hopi people create.
Price = 15.00 USD

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The Shalakos Are Coming by Clara Gonzales

 
Author Name    Clara Gonzales 
 
Title   The Shalakos Are Coming

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Museum of New Mexico 1972

Seller ID   019862

Softcover. Very good condition, one soil mark on front cover, covers toning from age. Reprinted from El Palacio Vol. 73, No. 3. Zuni Indian rituals of dance to convey fertility, long life, prosperity, and happiness.
Price = 10.00 USD

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

South of the Sunset: An Interpretation of Sacajawea The Indian Girl That Accompanied Lewis and Clark by Claire Warner Churchill

 
Author Name    Claire Warner Churchill 
 
Title   South of the Sunset: An Interpretation of Sacajawea The Indian Girl That Accompanied Lewis and Clark

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Fair

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Rufus Rockwell Wilson 1936

Illustrator   Agnes C Lehman

Seller ID   016417

Hardcover. Rufus Rockwell Wilson, 1936, first edition. In very good condition, inscription on front endpaper, pages toning, glue shows through endpapers. DJ is fair, chips, tears, and small edge pieces missing, protected in mylar cover. Canoe Launcher, or Sacajawea as she hs come down to us in history, was a Shoshone Indian slave captured by the Minnetarres. She grew up with them but always here eyes were fixed with longing on her Shoshone home, south of the sunset.
Price = 50.00 USD

Monday, November 14, 2016

The Land of Poco Tiempo by Charles F Lummis

 
Author Name    Charles F Lummis 
 
Title   The Land of Poco Tiempo

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    University of New Mexico 1966

Seller ID   016387

Trade paperback. University of New Mexico, 1966, illustrated facsimile edition. In very good condition, spine is sun lightened, back cover has a few stains as do a few outside back page edges, name on half-title page. "Sun, silence and adobe - that is New Mexico in three words" in the 1880's.
 
Price = 10.00 USD

Sunday, November 13, 2016

The Eskimo of North Alaska by Norman Allee Chance

 
Author Name    Chance, Norman Allee 
 
Title   The Eskimo of North Alaska

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A. Holt Rinehart & Winston 1966

ISBN Number    003057160X / 9780030571602 

Seller ID   017601

Trade paperback. Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1966. In good condition, significant cover wear, name and stamp on half-title page. Innupiat: The Genuine People, Growing Up, Making a Living, Village Life, Cultural Values, The Dynamics of Change, The Old and the New.
Price = 8.00 USD

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Dangerous Passage: The Santa Fe Trail and the Mexican War by William Y Chalfant

 
Author Name    Chalfant, William Y. 
 
Title   Dangerous Passage: The Santa Fe Trail and the Mexican War

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Norman, OK, U.S.A. University of Oklahoma Press 1994

ISBN Number    0806126132 / 9780806126135 

Seller ID   016533

Hardcover with DJ in mylar. University of Oklahoma Press, 1994, first edition. In near fine condition. Americans in the mid 1840's, facing a nearly empty continent stretching to the West, saw it as their natural right, their "Manifest Destiny" to annex this land to the United States. The young country traveled to is "destiny" over a rough, rutted, dangerous road: The Santa Fe Trail.
Price = 35.00 USD

Friday, November 11, 2016

Cheyennes and Horse Soldiers: The 1857 Expedition and the Battle of Solomon's Fork by William Y Chalfant

 
Author Name    Chalfant, William Y. 
 
Title   Cheyennes and Horse Soldiers: The 1857 Expedition and the Battle of Solomon's Fork

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Norman, OK, U.S.A. University of Oklahoma Press 1990

ISBN Number    0806121947 / 9780806121949 

Illustrator   Roy Grinnell

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   016416


Hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press, second printing, 1990. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. In very good condition, edges lightly bumped, some minor pages soiling, DJ is very good, bottom of spine lightly bumped, protected by mylar cover. The first major battle between the US Army and the Cheyenne Indians took place on the south fork of the Solomon River in present-day Kansas. It was the only large-unit sabre charge against the Plains tribes in a battle that was as much a clash of cultures as of cavalry and Cheyenne warriors.

Price = 35.00 USD

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Border Command General Phil Sheridan in the West by Carl Coke Rister

 
Author Name    Carl Coke Rister 
 
Title   Border Command General Phil Sheridan in the West

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    University of Oklahoma Press 1944

Seller ID   016544

Hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press, 1944, stated first edition. In very good condition, light foxing and some paper removed with tag on endpapers, DJ is good price clipped and has come creases and chips, protected in mylar. This book covers the career of General Philip Sheridan after the Civil War in managing the Indian campaigns in the west.
Price = 65.00 USD

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Indian Fights and Fighters by Cyrus Townsend Brady

 
Author Name    Brady, Cyrus Townsend 
 
Title   Indian Fights and Fighters

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A. Univ of Nebraska Pr 1971

ISBN Number    0803257430 / 9780803257436 

Seller ID   016420


Trade paperback. University of Nebraska Press, 1971, sixth printing. In very good condition, cover edgewear. The Powder River Expedition, the tragedy at Fort Phil Kearny, the Wagon Box Fight, the defense of Beecher's Island, the Fetterman Massacre, the battles of Washita and Summit Springs, and the campaigns of Crook, Custer, and Miles against the Sioux.

INDIANS  NORTH  AMERICA  WARS  1866  

Price = 8.00 USD

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The Snow Eagle by Frank F Bell

 
Author Name    Bell, Frank F. 
 
Title   The Snow Eagle

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Helena, Montana, U.S.A. Western Horizons Books 1990

ISBN Number    0934959005 / 9780934959001

Seller ID   011044

Trade paperback, ex-library. Western Horizons, 1990. In very good condition, usual library markings, light soiling to bottom of book pages. Hopi legends and culture.
Price = 8.00 USD

Monday, November 7, 2016

American Indian Women: Telling Their Lives by Gretchen M Bataille, Kathleen Mullen

 
Author Name    Bataille, Gretchen M.; Sands, Kathleen Mullen 
 
Title   American Indian Women: Telling Their Lives

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A. Univ of Nebraska Pr 1987

ISBN Number    0803260822 / 9780803260825 

Seller ID   013535

Trade paperback. University of Nebraska Press, 1987. In very good condition, bottom right corner bumped. Discussion of the importance of Indian women autobiographies.
Price = 8.00 USD

Sunday, November 6, 2016

This is a Hopi Kachina by Barton Wright, Evelyn Roat

 
Author Name    Barton Wright, Evelyn Roat 
 
Title   This is a Hopi Kachina

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Museum of Northern Arizona 1973

Seller ID   017358

Small softcover. Museum of Northern Arizona, c. 1965, sixth printing, 1973. In very good condition. Lots of Kachina photos and some history about the Hopi Indians. 28 pages.
HOPI  KACHINA  INDIAN  

Price = 10.00 USD

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Pomo Indian Basketry by S A Barrett

 
Author Name    Barrett, S. A. 
 
Title   Pomo Indian Basketry

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Rio Grande Press 1970

ISBN Number    0873800745 / 9780873800747 

Seller ID   017189

Oversized hardcover, no DJ as issued. Rio Grande Press, reprint of 1908 edition, first printing 1970, ex-library copy. In very good condition, usual library markings, corners lightly bumped, three pages are a bit rumpled in upper outside corners (bumped by another book?), the rest are pristine and it appears it was never checked out. Has a tip out paper included in the back with all the various designs shown. Discusses materials, techniques, forms, ornamentation, patterns, elemental names, and pattern names.
Price = 50.00 USD

Friday, November 4, 2016

Soldiers West: Biographies from the Military Frontier by Andrew Hutton

 
Author Name    Andrew Hutton 
 
Title   Soldiers West: Biographies from the Military Frontier

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A. Univ of Nebraska Pr 1987

ISBN Number    0803272251 / 9780803272255 

Seller ID   016528

Trade paperback. University of Nebraska Press, second printing, 1989. In very good condition, back cover is lightly soiled. Shows the wide diversity of the style, temperament, activity, and occupation that marked the career of frontier soldiers.
FRONTIER  PIONEER  LIFE  WEST  U  

Price = 12.00 USD

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Chief Joseph's People and Their War by Alvin M Josephy Jr

 
Author Name    Alvin M Josephy Jr 
 
Title   Chief Joseph's People and Their War

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Illustrator   Bill Chapman

Seller ID   016374

Small softcover. Yellowstone Library and Museum Association, 1964, 21 pages. In very good condition. Includes map, photos and drawings. The story of the Nez Perces of Oregon and Idaho.
 
Price = 10.00 USD

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Monsters, Tricksters, and Sacred Cows: Animal Tales and American Identities by A James Arnold

 
Author Name    A James Arnold 
 
Title   Monsters, Tricksters, and Sacred Cows: Animal Tales and American Identities

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   As New

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.A. Univ of Virginia Pr 1996

ISBN Number    0813916453 / 9780813916453 

Seller ID   018438

Hardcover, no DJ. As new. Stated first published 1996. Indian folktales and lore.
Price = 12.00 USD