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Indian Captivities or Life in the Wigwam
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Indian Captivities or Life in the Wigwam

By DRAKE, Samuel G.

Auburn: Derby and Miller, 1851. Hardcover. Poor. vi, 7-367, [5] p. 20 cm. Engraved frontispiece and other b&w illustrations. Brown cloth with blind impressing. Edges and corners worn, spine missing, boards loose and stitched on. Foxing and stains throughout. Title and frontispiece detached and pages up to 22 loosening. Dampstains to rear endpapers. Title continues: "Being true narratives of captives who have been carried away by the Indians, from the frontier settlements of the United States, from the earleist period to the present time." Contents lists captivities from 1528 to 1836 with captive's name, location, and time retained. Captives include Mary Rowlandson, John Gyles, John Corbly, Massy Herbeson, Ransom Clark, etc.

$50.00

Codice De Tepetlaoztoc (Codice Kingsborough) Estado De Mexico (Edicion facsimilar)
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Codice De Tepetlaoztoc (Codice Kingsborough) Estado De Mexico (Edicion facsimilar)

By VALLE, Perla

Toluca: El Colegio Mexiquense; Trustees of The British Museum, 1994. Edicion facsimilar. Near fine. 2 vols. in slipcase: 293 p. + volume of colour plates. 37 cm books in 38 cm slipcase. One softcover text volume and one hardcover volume with colour plates. Spanish text.

$200.00

Awakening Spirits: Echoes of Ancient Yukon Traditions
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Awakening Spirits: Echoes of Ancient Yukon Traditions

By Northern Cultural Expressions Society

Northern Cultural Expressions Society, 2013. Hardcover. Fine. 98 p. 24 x 26 cm. Colour photos. Pictorial hardcover. Two artists' ink signatures p. 4.

$40.00

Wenonah: The Story of an Indian Maid
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Wenonah: The Story of an Indian Maid

By The J. R. Watkins Medical Co

Winona, Minn: The J. R. Watkins Medical Co, nd. ca. 1919. Staplebound. Fair. [16 p.]. 23 cm. Staplebound booklet with pictorial covers. Colour illustrations inside covers and partial colour illustrations throughout. Tears, chips and soiling to exterior. Inside cleaner and neater with some minor dampstains to edges. Advertisement at rear for the Winona Savings Bank. Rear page lists Watkins line of medical products and flavourings.

$60.00

After the Fire: Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons Since 1649
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After the Fire: Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons Since 1649

By DELANEY, Paul J.; NICHOLLS, Andrew D.; GOLAS, Irene (ed.)

Elmvale, ON: East Georgian Bay Historical Foundation, 1989. Hardcover. Near fine/Good. xii, 101 p. 27 cm. B&w illustrations. Blue cloth in pictorial dustjacket. Tape repair to top front of jacket, some soiling and light wear. Former owner's inscription on front free endpaper.

$50.00

The Punishment of the Stingy and Other Indian Stories
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The Punishment of the Stingy and Other Indian Stories

By GRINNELL, George Bird

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1901. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair. Harper's Portrait Collection of Short Stories Volume V. ix, 235, [4] p. 20 cm. Colour frontispiece portrait and 15 b&w plates. Cloth spine and corners with paper boards and gold print. Corners and edges worn and boards rubbed. Dampstains to page tops. Frontispiece, title and Contents page loosening. 4 p. of publisher's ads at rear.

$35.00

Mapping Middleport: A Case Study in Societal Archaeology
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Mapping Middleport: A Case Study in Societal Archaeology

By PEARCE, Robert J.

London, Ontario: London Museum of Archaeology, 1996. Cloth. Near fine. Research Report No. 25, London Museum of Archaeology. A Wilfrid and Elsie Jury Memorial Volume. d, xi, 383 p., onesided. 29 cm. 25 tables, 15 figures, 11 maps, 20 plates. Burgundy cloth hardcover with gold lettering on spine. Inscribed by author on title page. A thesis submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy August, 1984. Topics include an historical overview of Iroquoian cultural classification, the concept of culture and analysis of cultural change, data base analysis, material culture change, socio-political and ideological change.

$150.00

North Spirit: Travels Among the Cree and Ojibway Nations and Their Star Maps
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North Spirit: Travels Among the Cree and Ojibway Nations and Their Star Maps

By JILES, Paulette

Doubleday Canada Limited, 1995. Hardcover. Very good +/Fine. 289 p. 24 cm. Blue cloth in dustjacket. Occasional soiling inside.

$60.00

The Story of Tecumseh
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The Story of Tecumseh

By GURD, Norman S.

Toronto: William Briggs, 1912. Hardcover. Near fine. Canadian Heroes Series. ix, 11-190 p. 20 cm. Colour frontispiece repeats cover illustration. 23 other plates, 3 in colour. Blue cloth hardcover with gold print and pasted-on colour illustration. Very light wear only. Clean and neat in an attractive binding. Includes Tecumseh's meeting with Brock, support of the British, success at Frenchtown, death, etc. Supplement and appendix.

$75.00

A Fatherly Eye: Indian Agents, Government Power, and Aboriginal Resistance in Ontario, 1918-1939
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A Fatherly Eye: Indian Agents, Government Power, and Aboriginal Resistance in Ontario, 1918-1939

By BROWNLIE, Robin Jarvis

Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press, 2003. Paperback. Very good. The Canadian Social History Series. xxiii, 204, [2] p. 23 cm. B&w illustrations. Paperback. Ink signature and worn spot on first leaf. Small scratch in spine.

$50.00

Flaming Arrow's People, By an Acoma Indian
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Flaming Arrow's People, By an Acoma Indian

By PAYTIAMO, James

New York: Duffield and Green, 1932. Hardcover. Very good +/Good. 158 p. 21 cm. 7 colour illustrations. Brown and purple cloth cloth hardcover in scarce mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Chipped spine ends and corners jacket. Front flap price clipped. The author, an Acoma Indian, writes about his people and their traditions.

$100.00

The Journal of Major John Norton  1816
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The Journal of Major John Norton 1816

By KLINCK, Carl F. & TALMAN, James J. (eds.)

Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1970. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. The Publications of the Champlain Society XLVI. cxxiv, 391, xix p. 24.5 cm. Includes a frontispiece portrait of Norton and three maps. Copy 810 of a 900 copy limited print run. Red cloth binding with gold lettering and design on spine. Some uncut pages. Gold on top edging. Minor wear at corners of boards and extremes of spine. Pages clean. Details John Norton's time traveling among the Cherokees in the American Southeast, keeping detailed accounts of the conflicts over lands between Cherokee, Western settlers and state governments in America.

$75.00

Indian Nights
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Indian Nights

By MACKAY, Isabel Ecclestone

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1930. Hardcover. Very good +/Good. 199 p. 22 cm. Frontispiece, title vignette and 10 more b&w illustrations. Orange cloth hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. Top edge orange. Spine ends a bit softened. Jacket has small chips and tears.

$40.00

Western Scenes and Reminiscences: Together With Thrilling Legends and Traditions of the Red Men of the Forest. To Which is Added Several Narratives of Adventures Among the Indians
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Western Scenes and Reminiscences: Together With Thrilling Legends and Traditions of the Red Men of the Forest. To Which is Added Several Narratives of Adventures Among the Indians

By [SCHOOLCRAFT, Henry Rowe]

Auburn, NY: Derby & Miller, 1853. cloth. Good. 495 p. 23 cm. Colour frontispiece and 4 plates. Two figures within the text. The original cloth with blank impressing and gilt to spine. Faded spine has ink notation. Tiny tears to spine ends and worn corners. Some damp stains to covers and interior. Front hinge tender and cracking internally. Ink inscription on front pastedown for "W. J. Allison, Catherine Street, Ingersoll, C.W.". Paper white but foxed and spotted. The authorship of this volume is attributed to Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793 – 1864), American geographer, geologist, and ethnologist, noted for his early studies of Native American cultures. His wife was Jane Johnston, daughter of a prominent Scotch-Irish fur trader and an Ojibwa mother; Jane taught her husband the Ojibwe language and much about her mother's culture. This book was originally issued 1844-45, in eight numbers with paper covers bearing the title Onéota, or The red race of America.

$250.00

History of the Ojebway Indians; with Especial Reference to Their Conversion to Christianity
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History of the Ojebway Indians; with Especial Reference to Their Conversion to Christianity

By Jones, Rev. Peter

London: A.W. Bennett, 1861. First Edition. Leatherbound. Ex library - Good. vi, 278 p. 16 b&w plates including frontispiece portrait of Kahkewaquonaby (Rev. Peter Jones). Half leather with brown cloth, attractive gilt trimmed spine. Top edge gilt. Library marks on top and bottom edges of text block and rear of title page. Dampstains to plates in first half of book. Presentation copy inscribed by Jones' eldest son in 1872 to Sir Francis Hincks, at the time Federal Finance Minister. Signature (pp. 21-28) coming loose. Prelims dampstained and title page has pink marks. New endpapers. With an introductory note by Rev. G. Osborn. Topics include Ojebway origins, mode of life, marriage, religion, councils, war, amusements, diseases, names, languages. Also discussion of controversial subjects like the evils introudced by whites, whisky, capacity for receiving instruction, opinion of the Indians respecting the Sovereign and people of Great Britain, future prospects. Sabin 36590. TPL 4070. Howes 238.

$600.00

Aboriginal American Basketry: Studies in a Textile Art Without Machinery
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Aboriginal American Basketry: Studies in a Textile Art Without Machinery

By MASON, Otis Tufton

[Washington, DC]: United States National Museum, 1902. Hardcover. Very good. Pages 173-548 of Report of U.S. National Museum, 1902. 24 cm. 248 plates, many in colour, interspersed throughout, along with 212 text figures. Half burgundy leather with green cloth boards. Raised bands on spine with gilt and black impression. Marbled endpapers. Small repairs to title and contents pages. American ethnologist and Smithsonian curator Otis T. Mason (1838-1908) helped the United States National Museum move its collections into its first purpose-built museum building, the beginning of the Smithsonian. Although dated 1902, and known to be part of a report for the year ending June 30, 1902, this volume may have been printed by the Government Printing Office in 1904.

$200.00

Indian Legends of Vancouver Island
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Indian Legends of Vancouver Island

By CARMICHAEL, Alfred; SEMEYN, J. (illus.)

Toronto: The Musson Book Company Limited, 1922. Cloth. Good. 97 p. 20 cm. Frontispiece, title page illustration, 11 other full-page illustrations and numerous in-text. Green cloth hardcover with black print and illustration of totem pole. A few spots to outside. Bookplate of former owner on front pastedown. Foxing to fore-edge and some pages within. Legends include: The Legend of the Thunder Birds; The Arrow Chain to Heaven; The Trial by Fire; etc.

$35.00

The Valley of the Six Nations: A Collection of Documents on the Indian Lands of the Grand River
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The Valley of the Six Nations: A Collection of Documents on the Indian Lands of the Grand River

By JOHNSTON, Charles M. (ed.)

The Champlain Society for the Government of Ontario/University of Toronto Press, 1971. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. Ontario Series VII. xcvi, 344 p. 25 cm. 3 maps, colour frontispiece, 18 b&w illustrations. Red cloth hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. Foreword to the Ontario Series by Premier John P. Robarts. Documents fall into such categories as: the Six Nations in the late 18th century; exodus to the Grand River; disputed title; white man's frontier; various blocks and townships; surrender of Residual Lands, 1841; War Path 1812 and 1837; Christianity in the longhouse; stock-taking. Bibliography and index.

$35.00

Fifth Report of the Bureau of Archives for the Province of Ontario, 1908
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Fifth Report of the Bureau of Archives for the Province of Ontario, 1908

By JONES, Arthur Edward; FRASER, Alexander (ed.)

Toronto: L. K. Cameron, 1909. Paperback. Very good. xxxii, 505 p. 25 cm. About 60 illustrations, including two fold-out maps at rear and 9 colour plates. Blue softcover. Pink stain on front, spine faded and creased, small tears in rear cover. Text block clean and neat with a few uncut pages and folded rear corners not cut properly. Contains: "8Endake Ehen" or Old Huronia by Arthur Edward Jones, Archivist of St. Mary's College, Montreal, followed by supplementary chapter on the Huron Indians, also by Jones, prepared for the Catholic Encyclopaedia. Indexed.

$60.00

Arts of Diplomacy: Lewis & Clark's Indian Collection
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Arts of Diplomacy: Lewis & Clark's Indian Collection

By MCLAUGHLIN, Castle

Cambridge, Mass.; Seattle: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology; University of Washington Press, 2003. Cloth. Near fine/Near fine. xxiii, 359 p. 28 cm. Frontispiece, map, and about 200 b&w and colour illustrations. Brown cloth hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. Slight wear to spine tail of cloth and bottom rear of jacket. Foreword by James P. Ronda, preface by Rubie Watson, photos by Hillel S. Burger. Topics include: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark; patterns of diplomacy and exchange on the Missouri; glass beads; Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara people; quillwork artist Jo Esther Parshall; raven belt ornaments; Lt. George C. Hunter; flute player Keith Bear; painter Butch Thunder Hawk; the language of pipes; the Peabody-Monticello Native Arts Project. Index.

$75.00

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