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Indian Oratory. Indian Oratory

  • ISBN 0-8061-1575-0
  • Condition : Excellent
  • Info : 5" x 8"; Soft Cover; 292 Pages

This is a collection of notable speeches by early-day leaders of 22 Indian tribes. This is a comprehensive overview of famous Native American speakers and selected examples of their eloquence.

$17.95

Native American Book : Pages From Hopi History. Pages From Hopi History

  • ISBN 0-8165-0500-4
  • Condition : Excellent
  • Info : 5.5" X 8.5"; Soft Cover; 258 Pages

The Hopi are the westernmost of the Pueblo Indians whose villages are an interesting part of the Southwestern scene. In search of peace and security from aggressive, warlike neighbors, ancestors of the present Hopi built their villages on high, precipitous mesa tops in the colorful part of northern Arizona called the Painted Desert. The Hopi people are known as the "Peaceful People".

This book covers chapters about the Emergence of the People From the Underworld, the Promised Land, Different Clan Migrations, their Encounter with Spain, Kachina or Christ, Violence under Mexico, Pueblo Rebellion, Mormons and other Visitors, and a chapter on Opposition to Hopi Ceremonies.

$19

Wampun Belts - Peace Trees. Wampum Belts - Peace Trees

  • ISBN 1-55591-064-5
  • Condition : Excellent
  • Info : 6.5" x 8.5"; Hard Back; 278 Pages

George Morgan was appointed the Indian agent in the Middle Department and ordered him westward on a mission of peace. The Indian nations had the military might to sway the outcome of the American Revolution, and the British and the Americans competed to win the favor of influential Indian leaders.

For his part, to "keep Congress informed" George Morgan established an elaborate intelligence network spread from Canada in the north, to the Gulf Coast in the south, and from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic seaboard. His friends and allies, both Indian and white, apprised him of the latest frontier developments. In 1976, Susannah Morgan, whose late husband was the Great-Great Grandson of Colonel Morgan, suggested to Schaaf that he take a look at some documents in her trunk. He discovered the 73 missing pages of Colonel George Morgan's 200- year-old journal.

These documents as well as letters exchanged between Morgan and George Washington, John Hancock, and other notables of the period. These tell the full story of the relationship between the American rebels and the Native Americans. Morgans journal, which chronicles his career as an Indian agent, shows how he risked his life and earned respect from powerful Indian Nations.

$28

The Indians of Texas. The Indians Of Texas

  • ISBN 0-292-78425-2
  • Condition : Excellent
  • Info : 5.5" x 8.5"; Soft Cover; 404 Pages

This is the best book covering the Indians of Texas. It is published by the University of Texas Press and has been rated number 1 for several years. This is eyewitness to so much Texas history, Smithwicks keen memory for detail-what the people wore, what they ate, how they worked and played- vividly evokes the sights, sounds and smells of the frontier.

$25

The Native American Book Of Change. The Native American Book Of Change

  • ISBN 0-941831-73-6
  • Condition : Excellent
  • Info : 5" x 8.5"; Soft Cover; 88 Pages

This book chronicles the struggles of the American Indians since the Europeans came into their world. The chapter, "Dad's Signs, Now Mine" is the story of an American Indian teacher exploring painful minority stereotypes with his students. The children learn about the power of their words and how to create personal "shields"- positive images that tell who and what we are.

$5.95

Dine bahane - The Navajo Creation Story. Dine Bahane - The Navajo Creation Story

  • ISBN 0-8263-1043-5
  • Condition : Very Good
  • Info : 6" x 9"; Soft Cover; 431 Pages

The complete version of the Navajo creation story to appear in English since 1897 in Washington Matthew's book titled Navajo Legends. Dine bahane' is a classic.

$19.95

Indian Rock Art Of The Southwest. Indian Rock Art Of The Southwest

  • ISBN 0-8263-0913-5
  • Condition : 379 pages and 75 pages - the top middle of the pages are slightly wrinkled due to moisture.
  • Info : 8" x10"; Soft Cover; 379 Pages

This comprehensive study of carvings and paintings on stone by Native Americans surveys the rock art of Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, northern Mexico and West Texas from 2000 B.C. to the nineteenth century. Color and black and white pictures. A great reference book.

Was originally $50

$25

Lines to the Mountain Gods Lines To The Mountain Gods

  • ISBN 0-8061-2130-0
  • Condition : Excellent
  • Size 7" x 9" Soft Cover; 307 pages

Why did the pre-Incan Nazca Indians carve long mysterious grooves in the Peruvian desert, lines that form enormous outlines of animals, spirals, zigzags and parallels? The fact that many patterns are clearly distinguishable only when viewed from the air led Erich von Daniken to claim that the Nazca lines were a landing strip for UFOs. According to the author, Hadingham, argues that some of the patterns were aids to shamanistic practice, others were fertility symbols, still others were markers linking holy spots. His throughly documented, beautifully written and richly illustrated account is must reading for anyone intrigued by this enigma.

$30

Keepers Of The Animals - Teachers Guide. Keepers Of The Animals - Teacher's Guide

  • ISBN 1-55591-107-2
  • Condition : Excellent
  • Info : 8" x 11"; Soft Cover; 56 Pages

A teachers guide to helping children understand Native American stories and there are wildlife activities for children.

$13.95

bracelet. {Sold} Keepers Of The Earth

  • ISBN 1-55591-027-0
  • Condition : Excellent
  • Size : 8.5" X 11", Hard Cover; 209 pages

Keepers of the Earth is a sensitive and well-thought-out guide for helping children love and care for the Earth. It is highly recommended as a resource for parents and teachers. Keepers of the Earth is really three books within two covers. It contains carefully selected and illustrated Native American stories, many excellent indoor and outdoor learning activities for young people and helpful sources and suggestions for teaching ecology. All three components are artfully blended to give the reader the clear message that we are all connected to nature and that we need to understand and care for the Earth.

$00

 

 

 

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