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The Speaking Leaves 18 Issues Including April 1972 through Dec. 1973 (Intermittent)

By: American Indian Cultural Group

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Vacaville, CA, American Indian Cultural Group: 0

Seller ID: A37106

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a group of 18 issues of The Speaking Leaves, a newsletter / periodical of the American Indian Cultural Group at the prison facility at Vacaville, CA. All issues are side-stapled, with illustrated cardstock covers. The text pages are generally clean, with foxing / spotting to the edges of the text block. There are spots of toning to the covers of the periodicals. "The Speaking Leaves newsletter is a publication put together by the A. I. C. G. The A. I. C. G. Is a non profit - self help organization whose members are Indian inmates confined here at the California M... View more info

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Little Brave Four Issues of the Native American Periodical of the Prison At Vacaville, CA

By: American Indian Culture Group

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Vacaville, CA, American Indian Culture Group: 1972

Seller ID: A33212

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Four issues - two with illustrated cardstock covers, two with illustrated ditto / duplicated covers. No dates on most issues, but c1972. All issues are side stapled. The issues and their contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. One issue has an inked notation on the front cover. The contents include poems, news for Native Americans, letters to the editor and more. View more info

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The Spiritual Legacy of the American Indian

By: Brown, Joseph Epes

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wallingford, PA, Pendle Hill: 1983

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 31289

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is Pendle Hill Pamphlet Number 135. The pamphlet is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The material in the pamphlet was taken from The Sacred Pipe by Joseph Epes Brown, published by the University of Oklahoma Press in 1953. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "For centuries the American Indian peoples have been involved in a struggle which has taken on the proportions of a tragedy. It is a doble tragedy, for it is ours as well as theirs, and it is still being enacted today.&... View more info

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The Papago Indians And Their Basketry

By: Dewald, Terry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Terry Dewald: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32579

Condition: Very Good+


Color Photographs; This is a large format paperback book with heavy cardstock covers and a stapled spine. This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The top edges of the front cover and title page have small edge tears. " The history of the Papago Tribe, since the coming of the Whites, has been one of irony. Though generally a people who tried to co-exist peaceably with the Anglo settlers, they were among the last to receive the right to vote (1949) , the last to receive a reservation (1906) and the last to receive the mineral rights to their own land (1959)... View more info

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Alcatraz! Alcatraz! The Indian Occupation 1969-1971

By: Eagle, Adam Fortunate (with a foreword by Vine Deloria Jr.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Heyday Books / California Historical Society: 1992

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30389

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping, and nicking to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "Adam Fortunate Eagle, once known as Adam Nordwall, is the trickster incarnate, skipping through swamps and glades where mere mortals fear to tread. It is hard to think of him as an elder - 60 years and counting - because in my last encounter with him we looted one of his relative... View more info

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Indians Stories Based Upon Legends and History of the Deer Creek and Mill Creek Tribes in Northern California

By: Hurst, Robert C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Richardson Springs, CA, Richardson Mineral Springs: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36086

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have edge wear, bumping and rubbing. The top spine end has most of a chip missing, and there is another chip to the top front corner of th book cover as well. The text pages are generally clean and bright. There are several spots of foxing throughout the text. The front cover and title page include an ink stamped previous owner's name. The front endpaper includes a previous owner's name and address. "The Yahi were the first Yana group to suffer from t... View more info

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Council Fires

By: Jaeger, Ellsworth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34866

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owners bookplate (Edna Lowry) on the front endpaper. "Jaeger's interest in natural history and Native Americans blossomed early, inspired by the writings of Ernest Thompson Seton to whom he wrote a fan letter at the age of nine. Graduating from Masten Park High School, he went on to... View more info

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Wasi'Chu The Continuing Indian Wars

By: Johansen, Bruce and Roberto Maestas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Monthly Review Press: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35302

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light edge wear and nicking to the spine ends. This book includes an introduction by John Redhouse. "Within the modern American Indian movement, Wasi'chu (literally, - greedy one- ) has come to stand for those corporations and individuals who continue to ravage and steal Indian land and resources for their private profit. This book is about resistance to the Wasi'chu and to the economic syste... View more info

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Needlework Designs from the American Indians Traditional Patterns of the Southeastern Tribes

By: Landsman, Anne Cheek

Price: $25.00

Publisher: South Brunswick, NY, A. S. Barnes and Company: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31419

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several small semi-closed edge tears, nicks and rubbed spots, especially to the spine ends. "An Old World tradition, a New World heritage: the result is ian exciting new dimension in needlecraft." View more info

Tribes That Slumber Indians of the Tennessee Region

By: Lewis, Thomas M. N. and Madeline Kneberg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee Press: 1960

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A35441

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book with illustrated covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and spine joints of the book covers have some lightish bumping, rubbing and wear, along with beginning creasing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front endpaper. View more info

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Third Annual Report Of The Bureau Of Ethnology To the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1881-'82

By: Powell, J. W. (John Wesley) (Director)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Government Printing Office: 1884

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32177

Condition: Very Good-


B&W and Color Illustrations; This large quarto volume is in Very Good- to generally Very Good condition. This copy is bound with dark olive green cloth and has gilt decorations to the front cover and gilt lettering and decoration to the spine. The book covers have edge wear, bumping, rubbing and spots of moderate fraying (mostly to the spine ends and corners). There are several spots of fading / discoloration to the front foredge of the book cover. The spine of the book has a noticeable dip / curve. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The heavy-duty string used in the binding process h... View more info

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Southwest Museum Leaflets Number 25: The Hopi Indians

By: Simpson, Ruth DeEtte

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Highland Park, CA, Southwest Museum: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 31288

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format booklet with cardstock covers and a side stapled binding. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The booklet and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The covers have some noticeable toning, especially the spine and cover edges. The text pages are clean and bright. "When the white man first entered the American Southwest, a late-comer on the scene of human activity there, a great cultural epoch was waning; the Pueblo Indians had built a complex way of life through the centuries; their ancestral... View more info

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Southwest Indian Craft Arts

By: Tanner, Clara Lee

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, University of Arizona Press: 1971

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 31262

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and spots of edge wear and rubbing. The top front panel has a wrinkled tear which has been semi-repaired by the previous owner on the reverse. "In the American Southwest live a large number of Indian tribes, some of whom, such as the Hopi, have inhabited app... View more info

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Design Motifs of the Pueblo Indians with Applications in Modern Decorative Arts

By: Wadsworth, Beula

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31431

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has several large chips missing, mostly from the spine of the dust jacket. There are also splotches of black ink dabbed over the front panel of the dust jacket. "Every so often, there comes to the attention of a publisher a manuscript that transcends standard publishing procedure - that demands the very ultimate in special treatment. It is often, as in this case, a book which is bot... View more info

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Pieces of White Shell A Journey to Navajoland

By: Williams, Terry Tempest

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31684

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has some light edge wear and rubbing to the spine ends and corners. There is a small mostly closed edge tear to the top front edge of the dust jacket as well. This book was awarded the Southwest Book Award for 1984. "Pieces of White Shell is a journey to a largely unknown country, a land of the mind and spirit as well as earth and grass, where people live in intimacy with landscap... View more info

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Five Feathers News Vol. 2, No. 9 (1972)

By: Yazzie, Jason (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lompoc, CA, Five Feathers News /Lompoc Correctional Facility: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33211

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback with side stapling. This is a newsletter put out by the Native Americans held at Lompoc Correctional Facility. The paperback is comprised of spirit duplicated pages, including the illustrated covers. Contents include poems, letters to the editor, news relating to Native Americans, and more. View more info

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Airlift To Wounded Knee

By: Zimmerman, Bill

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Swallow Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33123

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. There is some begining toning to the edges of the dust jacket. "On a winter night in 1973 many angry Sioux men, women, and children gathered at Wounded Knee beside the historic grave of their ancestors, killed 83 years before in the last and most shameful massacre of the Indian Wars." "As starvation became an issue, Bill Zimmerman, the book's author and an amateur pilot, was cal... View more info