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Selling Your Father's Bones America's 140-year war against the Nez Perce tribe

By: Brian Schofield

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2009

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10051

ISBN: 141653993X

Condition: Fine


Octavo (24 cm), pp. 356 with index. Quarter dark blue cloth over blue boards with gilt lettering on spine. Jacket has slight wear at corners. This is Schofield's first book, which was short-listed for the John Llewellyn Rhys prize. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Flight of the Nez Perce: A History of the Nez Perce War

By: Brown, Mark H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Putnams: 1967

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 7927

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 480. Black cloth boards with bright gilt spine text, pictorial jacket, deckle edge, yellow publisher's ink on top edge. Includes index. Jackethas one-inch chip on top front corner, small tears and rub marks. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Yellow Sun, Bright Sky The Indian Country Stories of Oliver La Farge

By: Caffey, David L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Pr: 1988

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 5362

ISBN: 0826311016

Condition: Fine


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 212. Red boards, yellow titling. Red remainder mark on bottom edge, jacket with light edge wear and rub marks. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Singing for a Spirit: A Portrait of the Dakota Sioux

By: Deloria, Vine

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, Clear Light Publishers: 1999

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 11693

ISBN: 1574160257

Condition: Fine


Octavo (22.5cm), pp. 223. Light blue boards with navy blue quarter cloth binding and silver lettering on spine. Black and white photographs throughout. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Over the Earth I Come The great Sioux uprising of 1862

By: Duane Schultz

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1992

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10055

ISBN: 0312070519

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 307 with index, b/w photos. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine. Jacket has light wear at corners, free rear endpaper has small stain. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Shawnee Prophet

By: Edmunds, R. David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Neb., University of Nebraska: 1983

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10058

ISBN: 0803218508

Condition: Very good


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 260 with index, b/w photos. Purple boards with silver lettering on spine. Jacket has light wear along edges and at corners. Former's owner's stamp on half-title page. The first full-length biography of Tecumseh's brother, Tenskwatawa. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington DC, National Geographic Directions: 2003

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10073

Condition: Very good


Octavo (20 cm), pp. 143. Quarter black cloth over cream boards with silver lettering on spine. Deckle edge, with b/w drawings by the author. Jacket has light wear along edges. Symmetrical stain on front endpapers. National Book Award-winner Erdrich's memoir of her travels through southern Ontario. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Yaqui Myths and Legends

By: Giddings, Ruth Warner

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Arizona Press: 1959

Seller ID: 6892

Condition: Very good


Octavo (20 cm), pp. 180. First edition thus. Brown cloth with dark brown titling. Gold-brown endpapers. Brown jacket with mask illustration. Originally published as Anthropological Paper Number 2. Illustrated throughout by Laurie Cook. Former owner's name and address on free front endpaper and light dampstaining to bottom of text block. Jacket, price-clipped, has light edge wear. Stories collected from storytellers in Potam, Sonora, Mexico and Pascua and Barrio Libre, two Yaqui villages near Tucson, Arizona. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Indigena: News From Indian America (Winter 1974-5, Vol. 1, No. 3)

By: Indigena

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Indigena, Inc.: 1974

Seller ID: 21964

Condition: Very good


Folio (45 cm), pp. 24. Newsprint. While this issue is heavy on South and Central American news, two pages are dedicated to the U.S. Army's siege at Wounded Knee, and a short piece notes that convicted rapist William Janklow was elected Attorney General of South Dakota. (Later elected governor, Janklow successfully delayed the publication of Peter Matthiessen's groundbreaking work, In the Spirit of Crazy Horse). Another page is dedicated to a lengthy history of the 1866 Powder River War. Paper has moderate browning and edge wear, and--while delicate--can easily be read without further damage. View more info

Roots of Survival: Native American Storytelling and the Sacred

By: Joseph Bruchac

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Golden, CO, Fulcrum: 1996

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 8863

ISBN: 1555911455

Condition: Very good


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 206. Gray boards with blue quarter cloth binding and silver text on spine. Boards are crimped at top corners. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Sundancing at Rosebud and Pine Ridge

By: Mails, Thomas E.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Sioux Falls, SD, Center for Western Studies: 1978

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18510

Condition: Very good


Quarto (30.5 cm), pp. xii, 395. Signed and warmly inscribed by author with his trademark sketch of an indigenous man on free front endpaper. Brown cloth with gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Color, black and white photos and illustrations throughout; extra-illustrated with newspaper clipping, Center for Western Studies material, along with six-page spiral bound reproductions of Western art (the spiral left marks on rear endpapers). Jacket has moderate wear with numerous stains and small closed tears. Gift inscription on front pastedown, boards are bumped at corners, gilt from spine has left imp... View more info

Cheyenne-Arapaho Education 1871-1982

By: Mann, Henrietta

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Niwat, CO, University Press of Colorado: 1997

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 11697

ISBN: 0870814621

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 205. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine. Foxing on head of text block, some light sunning on spine. ISBN sticker on back dust jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Ethnomusicology of the Flathead Indians

By: Merriam, Alan P.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Chicago, Aldine Publishing: 1967

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 6671

Condition: Very good


Quarto (25 cm), pp. 403. Subscriber's edition. Bound in tan stiff paper wraps. Illustrated with numerous photos and tablature charts. Including index, bibliography and appendices. Small smudge on front wrap. First Edition. View more info

Apache Tears A Novel

By: Mustain, Gordon and Stoney Livingston

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sun Lakes, AZ, Book World Inc: 1996

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 773

ISBN: 1881542211

Condition: Very good


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 352. Signed by author Mustain on title page. Wraps have light wear along edges and spine. First Edition. View more info

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Oglala Women: Myth, Ritual, and Reality

By: Powers, Marla N.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1986

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 11715

ISBN: 0226677486

Condition: Very good


Octavo (22.5cm), pp. 241. Brown boards with silver lettering on spine. Black and white photographs throughout. Dust jacket shows sunning along spine, and a small closed tear in upper front corner near spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Walking in the Sacred Manner: Healers, Dreamers, and Pipe Carriers - Medicine Women of the Plains Indians

By: St. Pierre, Mark & Tilda Long Soldier

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Touchstone: 1995

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 11129

ISBN: 0684802007

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 239. Black and white photographs throughout. First Edition. View more info

With Eagle Tail

By: Taylor, Colin F. and Hugh Dempsey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Smithmark Books: 1999

Seller ID: 12685

ISBN: 0765110598

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21cm), pp. 128. First thus (reprint). Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. Black and white photographs throughout. Jacket has light wear. Dust jacket present. View more info

Indian Women of the Western Morning

By: Terrell, John Upton & Donna M. Terrell

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1974

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 8857

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 207. Brown boards with red text on spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Papago Indians of Arizona and Their Relatives the Pima Sherman Pamphlets No. 3

By: Underhill, Ruth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Department of the Interior: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15599

Condition: Very good


Octavo (25 cm), pp. 68. Staplebound pamphlet with reddish brown wrappers. Includes 45 black and white plates, reading list and bibliography. Light edge wear, small closed tear on half title page. First Edition. View more info

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Savages & Scoundrels: The Untold Story of America's Road to Empire through Indian Territory

By: VanDevelder, Paul

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15720

ISBN: 0300125631

Condition: Fine


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 322. Brown, faux leather boards with silver titling, pictorial jacket. Includes bibliography and index. Jacket has slight edge wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info