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1 Boller, Henry A. Among the Indians: Four Years on the Upper Missouri, 1858-1862
Lincoln, NE University of Nebraska Press 1972 0803257147 / 9780803257146 First edition Paperback Very good 
Octavo (20cm), pp. 370. Some yellowing on cover, creasing at spine, light rubbing on front and back. Light staining on head of textblock, small closed tear on head of spine at back cover. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Brian Schofield Selling Your Father's Bones America's 140-year war against the Nez Perce tribe
New York Simon & Schuster 2009 141653993X / 9781416539933 First edition Hardcover Fine very good 
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. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Flight of the Nez Perce: A History of the Nez Perce War, Brown, Mark H.
3 Brown, Mark H. The Flight of the Nez Perce: A History of the Nez Perce War
New York Putnams 1967 First edition Hardcover Very good 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. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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4 Caffey, David L. Yellow Sun, Bright Sky The Indian Country Stories of Oliver La Farge
Univ of New Mexico Pr 1988 0826311016 / 9780826311016 First edition Hardcover Fine very good 
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. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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5 Deloria, Vine Singing for a Spirit: A Portrait of the Dakota Sioux
Santa Fe, NM Clear Light Publishers 1999 1574160257 / 9781574160253 First edition Hardcover Fine 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. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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6 Duane Schultz Over the Earth I Come The great Sioux uprising of 1862
New York St. Martin's Press 1992 0312070519 / 9780312070519 First edition Hardcover Very good 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. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Shawnee Prophet, Edmunds, R. David
7 Edmunds, R. David The Shawnee Prophet
Lincoln, Neb. University of Nebraska 1983 0803218508 / 9780803218505 First edition Hardcover Very good 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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Erdrich, Louise Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country
Washington DC National Geographic Directions 2003 First edition Hardcover Very good 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. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Hungry Wolf, Adolph and Beverly Shadows of the Buffalo A family odyssey among the Indians
New York William Morrow 1983 0688016804 / 9780688016807 First edition Hardcover Near fine very good 
Octavo (21 cm), pp. 288. Quarter brown cloth over beige boards, gilt lettering on spine. The memoir of a modern, blended Blackfeet and German family who live a traditional existence in the Canadian Rockies. Jacket has dampstaining on the underside. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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Indigena: News From Indian America (Winter 1974-5, Vol. 1, No. 3), Indigena
10 Indigena Indigena: News From Indian America (Winter 1974-5, Vol. 1, No. 3)
Berkeley, CA Indigena, Inc. 1974 Newspaper 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. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 Joseph Bruchac Roots of Survival: Native American Storytelling and the Sacred
Golden, CO Fulcrum 1996 1555911455 / 9781555911454 First edition Hardcover Very good very good 
Octavo (22 cm), pp. 206. Grey boards with blue quarter cloth binding and silver text on spine. Boards are crimped at top corners. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Indian Dances of North America, Laubin, Gladys and Reginald Laubin
12 Laubin, Gladys and Reginald Laubin Indian Dances of North America
Norman, Oklahoma University of Oklahoma Press 1977 0806113197 / 9780806113197 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very good 
Quarto (25 cm), pp. 538. Marbled blue boards with black quarter binding and gilt titling. Color and black and white photos throughout, including frontispiece of authors in Buffalo Dance costumes. Forward by former U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs Louis R. Bruce. Jacket has light edge wear with small closed tears, and is price-clipped. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Sundancing at Rosebud and Pine Ridge, Mails, Thomas E.
13 Mails, Thomas E. Sundancing at Rosebud and Pine Ridge
Sioux Falls, SD Center for Western Studies 1978 Hardcover Very good 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 imprint on underside of jacket. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 140.00 USD
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14 Mann, Henrietta Cheyenne-Arapaho Education 1871-1982
Niwat, CO University Press of Colorado 1997 0870814621 / 9780870814624 First edition Hardcover Very good 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. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Ethnomusicology of the Flathead Indians, Merriam, Alan P.
15 Merriam, Alan P. Ethnomusicology of the Flathead Indians
Chicago Aldine Publishing 1967 First edition Paperback 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. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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16 Mustain, Gordon and Stoney Livingston Apache Tears A Novel
Sun Lakes, AZ Book World Inc 1996 1881542211 / 9781881542216 First edition Paperback Very good Signed
Octavo (22 cm), pp. 352. Signed by author Mustain on title page. Wraps have light wear along edges and spine. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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American Indian Artifacts: The John Painter Collection, Painter, John
17 Painter, John American Indian Artifacts: The John Painter Collection
Cincinnati George Tassian Organization 1994 First Edition Hardcover Near fine Near fine Signed
Folio (31 cm), pp. 218. Signed by author on half-title page. Number 675 of 1000. Burgandy cloth boards with gilt stamped titling. Pink and cream pictorial jacket. Fully illustrated with full color photographs of 288 items from Painter's collection of traditional Native American clothing, tools, weapons, toys, pottery, documents, etc. Includes bibliography. Laid in are a newspaper clipping and promotional leaflet pertaining to a 1996 exhibit and presentation at Bozeman, Montana's Museum of the Rockies titled "Tribes of the Buffalo: A Swiss Artist on the American Frontier" which featured 19th-century aquatints by Karl Bodmer and 115 artifacts from the Painter collection. Tiny smudge to top of text block and light bumping to edges of jacket, else fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Oglala Women: Myth, Ritual, and Reality, Powers, Marla N.
18 Powers, Marla N. Oglala Women: Myth, Ritual, and Reality
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1986 0226677486 / 9780226677484 First edition Hardcover Very good 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. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Navaho Religion: A Study of Symbolism (Volumes 1 & 2), Reichard, Gladys
19 Reichard, Gladys Navaho Religion: A Study of Symbolism (Volumes 1 & 2)
New York Pantheon 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very good 
Octavo (22.5 cm), pp. xxxvi, 799. Blue cloth with black quarter binding, gilt titling. With 23 charts and 27 figures (including three fold-out leaves). Volume One focuses on Dogma, Symbolism and Ritual, while Volume Two examines concordances on supernatural ideas, ritualistic ideas, and rites, and contained the bulk of the figures. Books were issued with jackets and slipcase, but neither are present. Boards have light edge wear. Anthropologist and 1926 Guggenheim fellow Reichard was a prominent scholar of Navajo culture. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 St. Pierre, Mark & Tilda Long Soldier Walking in the Sacred Manner: Healers, Dreamers, and Pipe Carriers - Medicine Women of the Plains Indians
New York Touchstone 1995 0684802007 / 9780684802008 First edition Paperback Near fine 
Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 239. Black and white photographs throughout. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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