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One Nation Under God:

by Smith, Huston; Snake, Reuben

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780940666719
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$15.00

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Used, inscribed "For Emily with every good wish" by author. The Native American Church's struggle to survive in the face of constitutional attack on their fundamental religious freedom was the original inspiration for this book. Its centerpiece is the eloquent personal testimony of Native American Church members, who speak of their faith and the profound meaning of the church in… Read more
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$15.00
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Navajo Wildlands

by Hyde, Phillip

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1968
Condition
Good
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$7.00

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Used, "From the red sea of sand rose great rock mesas, generally Gothic in outline, resembling vast cathedrals. They were not crowded together in disorder, but places in wide spaces, long vistas between. This plain might once have been an enormous city, all the smaller quarters destroyed by time, only the public buildings left..."
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$7.00
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People of Chaco:

by Frazier, Kendrick

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780393318258
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$15.00

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By Kendrick Frazier, updated and expanded edition. Condition very good, minor wear & residue to cover. This is the essential book on the spectacular array of ruins at Chaco Canyon, which are both a monument to ancient American cultures and a cryptic puzzle. We know that over 1,000 years ago, there rose among the Pueblo people a great and sophisticated… Read more
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$15.00
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Hopi Indians, The

by Sears, Bryan

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780791024874
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$5.00

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By Bryan Sears, first printing. Condition very good, minor wear & residue to cover. Hopi tradition emphasizes harmony in society and protection of the land they've lived on for over 10,000 years. When conquistadores arrived in 1540, they found the Hopi mining coal, farming the arid land, and living in well-designed adobe villages that surpassed the winding, chaotic streets of… Read more
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$5.00
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Navajos, The

by Underhill, Ruth M.

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1956
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780806118161
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$6.00

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By Ruth M. Underhill, condition fine. Minor wear to cover, pages pristine. The 43rd volume in the "Civilization of the American Indian" series, this book describes as faithfully as possible the experiences of the Navajo, as a Native American tribe, as they changed from nomads to gardeners and pastoralists to, finally, modern wage earners. Since much of Navajo history has… Read more
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$6.00
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the Path of Power

by Bear, Sun

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1987
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Very Good
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$6.00

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Used In The Path of Power, Sun Bear's life and lessons are told subtly through stories of his experiences, including the founding and growth of The Bear Tribe. Through his teachings, readers can discover how to accomplish their goals, survive this time of earth cleansing, and follow their own path of power in life.
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$6.00
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Havasupai Legends:

by Smithson, Carma; Euler, Robert

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780874804461
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$10.00

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By Carma Lee Smithson & Robert C. Euler, first edition. Condition very good, minor wear to cover. For 700 years the Havasupai have lived in an area that stretches from the depths of the Grand Canyon to the heights of the San Francisco Peaks. Here they hunted, farmed, and gathered over the greatest altitude range of any Native Americans in… Read more
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$10.00
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Indian Healing:

by Jilek, Wolfgang G.

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1988
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780888391209
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$10.00

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By Wolfgang G. Jilek, MD. Third printing, condition good. Minor wear to cover and yellowing to pages. This book places the revival of Native American ceremonialism in a new light. The author aims at dispelling misconceptions and negative opinions by showing the traditional rituals to have well-defined and integrated therapeutic effects.
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$10.00
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Eastern Band Of Cherokees, The:

by Finger, John R.

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780870494109
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$15.00

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By John R. Finger, condition very good. Almost no wear to cover, inscription from previous owner on title page. This volume presents the story of the Eastern Band of Cherokees during the 19th century. This group, the tribal remnant in North Carolina that escaped removal in the 1830s, found their fortitude and resilience continually tested as they struggled with a… Read more
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$15.00
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Spirit of Native America, The:

by Walters, Anna Lee

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1989
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780877015154
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$5.00

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By Anna Lee Walters, condition good. Minor wear & discoloration to cover, some dirt on a few pages. Nearly 250 pieces from this magnificent collection are exquisitely reproduced in this book. The author's authoritative text removes these beautiful and mysterious objects from the usual category of museum relics and places them in their proper tribal perspective. She helps us understand… Read more
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$5.00
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Hopi Kachina Dolls,

by Colton, Harold S.

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1983
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780826301802
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$6.00

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By Harold S. Colton. Condition good, some wear to cover. A Hopi will tell you that a kachina is a supernatural being who is impersonated by a man wearing a mask or a doll carved in its likeness. Kachinas are difficult to classify because different Hopi pueblos have different ideas about their appearance and their functions. The author identified over… Read more
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$6.00
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Yuwipi:

by Powers, William K.

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780803287105
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$6.00

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By William K. Powers, condition very good. Yuwipi is the present-day Oglala Sioux version of an ancient and widespread ritual in which a shaman is bound and, in the darkness, calls spirits to come and free him and to communicate with his audience. The author, who was adopted in boyhood by a Sioux chief and spent 35 summers at Pine… Read more
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$6.00
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Indian in America’s Past, The

by Forbes, Jack D.

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1964
Condition
Good
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$6.00

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By Jack D. Forbes. Condition good, some wear to cover. This book dramatizes the Native American's heroic struggle against invaders from Europe, Asia, and Africa. The author's collection spans nearly five centuries, documenting one of the most significant examples of inter-ethnic confrontation in human history. Using varied sources, the author recalls the horrors of "Indian" slavery, enforced acculturation, the devastating… Read more
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$6.00
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Masked Gods:

by Waters, Frank

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1973
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780804006415
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$8.00

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By Frank Waters, 2nd edition. Condition good, some wear to cover. Several stickers, labels, and stamps from previous owner, NM State University Library. A challenging and profoundly original account of the history, legends, and ceremonialism of the Navajo and Pueblo "Indians" of the Southwest. Following a brief but vivid history of the two tribes through the centuries of conquest, the… Read more
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$8.00
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Indian Basket Weaving:

by Newman, Sandra Corrie

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1977
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780873581127
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$15.00

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By Sandra Corrie Newman. Condition good, some wear to cover. This book is written, not only for people who live on the land, but also for collectors and admirers of Native American crafts, that they may further appreciate the "Indian" basket with an understanding of the complexities of weaving.
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$15.00
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Earth Dance Drum:

by Jones, Blackwolf & Gina

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781881394488
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$8.00

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By Robert "Blackwolf" Jones & Gina Jones. Condition fine, almost no signs of previous use. The Truths of Powwow go deeper than the colorful regalia and Traditional Native American dance steps. The ancient Teachings contained in this book are Tools for living- Gifts for the next generations!
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$8.00
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Maya Saints and Souls in a Changing World

by Watanabe, John M.

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780292751415
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$9.00

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By John M. Watanabe, condition very good. Minor wear to cover, pages pristine. the Maya of Santiago Chimaltenango have experienced increasingly rapid & violent integration into Guatemalan society in the last 50 years, yet they still distinguish themselves ethnically from Spanish-speaking Guatemalans and other Maya. Why this sense of ethnic identity persist and changes over time is the focus of… Read more
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$9.00
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Indian Blankets & Their Makers

by James, George

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1974
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780486229966
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$7.00

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Used Condition: Good This book contains 254 illustrations, 32 of which are in color. It talks of Navajo weaving traditions with an examination of their blanket manufacturers.
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$7.00
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Pages from Hopi History

by James, Harry C.

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780816505005
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$9.00

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By Harry C. James, condition very good. Almost no wear to cover, pages pristine. The author writes with sympathy and restraint about the history of a proud people who have suffered unjustly in the past and who today are seeking an identity. He brings into sharp focus the dreams of tomorrow for the Hopi tribe, along with several important past… Read more
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$9.00
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Education of Little Tree, The

by Carter, Forrest

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Lifeways Books & Gifts
Published
1997
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780826308795
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$6.00

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By Forrest Carter, condition good. The super-seller memoir of a Cherokee boyhood in the 1930s. The most sensitive and evocative autobiographical account ever of the Cherokee way, as seen through the eyes of a young boy in the Appalachian Mountains.
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$6.00

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