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Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America

By: King, Thomas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 8/1/2016

Seller ID: 11661880

ISBN: 11661880

Condition: USED


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Ishi in Two Worlds: A Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America

By: Kroeber, Theodora

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Seller ID: 9780520229402

ISBN: 0520229401

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The life story of Ishi, the Yahi Indian, lone survivor of a doomed tribe, is unique in the annals of North American anthropology. For more than forty years, Theodora Kroeber's biography has been sharing this tragic and absorbing drama with readers all over the world.Ishi stumbled into the twentieth century on the morning of August 29, 1911, when, desperate with hunger and with terror of the white murderers of his family, he was found in the corral of a slaughterhouse near Oroville, California. Finally identified as an Indian by an anthropologist, Ishi was brought to San Francisco by Profes... View more info

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Spirits of the Earth: A Guide to Native American Nature Symbols, Stories, and Ce

By: Lake-Thom, Bobby

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Publisher: PLUME:

Seller ID: 9780452276505

ISBN: 0452276500

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"There are ancient secrets and lessons hidden in nature. If you seek for guidance, you will discover truth." --Bobby Lake-Thom Much of the ancient knowledge that has been passed down from Native American medicine men, or shamans is in danger of being lost. Bobby Lake-Thom, a Native American healer known as Medicine Grizzly Bear, has sought to preserve this powerful heritage by sharing his wisdom and experience learning from the world around us. The result is Spirits of the Earth, an extraordinary compilation of legends and rituals about nature's ever-present signs. From the birds that soar... View more info

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Gift of Power: The Life and Teachings of a Lakota Medicine Man

By: Lame Deer, Archie Fire/Erdoes,

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Publisher: 5/17/2017

Seller ID: 9780939680870

ISBN: 0939680874

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Aztec Thought and Culture

By: Leon-Portilla, Miguel

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Publisher: UNIV OF OKLAHOMA PR:

Seller ID: 9780806122953

ISBN: 0806122951

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For at least two millennia before the advent of the Spaniards in 1519, there was a flourishing civilization in central Mexico. During that long span of time a cultural evolution took place which saw a high development of the arts and literature, the formulation of complex religious doctrines, systems of education, and diverse political and social organization.The rich documentation concerning these people, commonly called Aztecs, includes, in addition to a few codices written before the Conquest, thousands of folios in the Nahuatl or Aztec language written by natives after the Conquest. ... View more info

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Edge of Taos Desert: An Escape to Reality

By: Luhan, Mabel Dodge

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Publisher: UNIV OF NEW MEXICO PR:

Seller ID: 9780826309716

ISBN: 0826309712

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In 1917 Mabel Sterne, patron of the arts and spokeswoman for the New York avant-garde, came to the Southwest seeking a new life. This autobiographical account, long out-of-print, of her first few months in New Mexico is a remarkable description of an Easterner's journey to the American West. It is also a great story of personal and philosophical transformation. The geography of New Mexico and the culture of the Pueblo Indians opened a new world for Mabel. She settled in Taos immediately and lived there the rest of her life. Much of this book describes her growing fascination with Antonio Lu... View more info

In the Absence of the Sacred: The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the

By: Mander, Jerry

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Publisher: 5/9/2017

Seller ID: 9780871567390

ISBN: 0871567393

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In the Absence of the Sacred: The Failure of Technology & the Survival of the In

By: Mander, Jerry

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 3/15/2014

Seller ID: 9780871565099

ISBN: 0871565099

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In his critically acclaimed Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television, social critic Jerry Mander proclaimed that television, by its fundamental nature, is dangerous - to personal health and sanity, to the environment, and to the democratic process.Now, with In the Absence of the Sacred, Mander goes beyond television to critique our technological society as a whole. In this provocative work, he challenges the utopian promise of technological society and tracks its devastating impact on native cultures worldwide. The Western world's loss of a sense of the sacred in the natural world,... View more info

Way We Lived, The: California Indian Stories, Songs & Reminiscences

By: Margolin, Malcolm

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Publisher: HEYDAY BOOKS:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780930588557

ISBN: 093058855X

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Fiction. "An engaging portrait of our predecessors in California. Their stories, here brilliantly illuminated by Margolin's comments, contain beauty, humor, and wisdom" -Harold Gilliam, San Francisco Chronicle. View more info

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Day the World Ended at Little Bighorn: a Lokota history

By: Marshall III, Joseph M

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Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 4/16/2012

Seller ID: 9780143113690

ISBN: 0143113690

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The author of The Journey of Crazy Horse presents a legendary battle through the eyes of the Lakota The saga of ?Custer's Last Stand? has become ingrained in the lore of the American West, and the key players?Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, and George Armstrong Custer?have grown to larger-than-life proportions. Now, award-winning historian Joseph M. Marshall presents the revisionist view of the Battle of the Little Bighorn that has been available only in the Lakota oral tradition. Drawing on this rich source of storytelling, Marshall uncovers what really took place at the Little Big Horn and p... View more info

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Keepers of the Game: Indian-Animal Relationships and the Fur Trade

By: Martin, Clavin

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Publisher: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR:

Seller ID: 9780520046375

ISBN: 0520046374

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Land Looks After Us

By: Martin, Joel W.

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Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR: 3/19/2014

Seller ID: 9780195145861

ISBN: 0195145860

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Native Americans practice some of America's most spiritually profound, historically resilient, and ethically demanding religions. Joel Martin draws his narrative from folk stories, rituals, and even landscapes to trace the development of Native American religion from ancient burial mounds, through interactions with European conquerors and missionaries, and on to the modern-day rebirth of ancient rites and beliefs. The book depicts the major cornerstones of American Indian history and religion--the vast movements for pan-Indian renewal, the formation of the Native American Church in 1919, the p... View more info

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Sharing the Skies: Navajo Astronomy

By: Maryboy, Nancy C/Begay, David

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Publisher: RIO NUEVO PUBL:

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 9781933855400

ISBN: 1933855401

Condition: USED


Sharing the Skies provides a look at traditional Navajo astronomy, including their constellations and the unique way in which Navajo people view the cosmos and their place within it. In addition, this book offers a comparison of the Navajo astronomy with the Greek (Western) perceptions. Beautifully illustrated with original paintings from a Navajo artist and scientifically enhanced with NASA photography. View more info

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Native Wisdom: Perceptions of the Natural Way

By: McGaa, Ed/Eagle Man

Price: $7.00

Publisher: COUNCIL OAK BOOKS: 4/30/2015

Seller ID: 9781571781147

ISBN: 1571781145

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"Mitakuye oyasin" - "we are all related." This Oglala Sioux saying is the philosophy underlying Native American spirituality and practices, a sense of connection to the entire universe. In Native Wisdom, Ed McGaa (Eagle Man) presents an accessible overview of the religion of his people, in chapters ranging from the philosophical to the detailed and practical.Each chapter opens with questions that might be posed by those unfamiliar with "the Natural Way" - the Earth-based spiritual practices of the Oglala Sioux. McGaa uses these questions as a starting point to delve into a variety of topics... View more info

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Rainbow Tribe: Ordinary People Journeying on the Red Road

By: McGaa, Ed/Eagle Man

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Publisher: HARPER COLLINS:

Seller ID: 9780062506115

ISBN: 0062506110

Condition: USED


The practical sequel to Mother Earth Spirituality that applies Native American teachings and ritual to comtemporary living. View more info

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Touch the Earth

By: McLuhan, T. C.

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Publisher: 12/18/2013

Seller ID: 0671222759

ISBN: 0671222759

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Hear Me My Chiefs!: Nez Perce Legend and History

By: McWHorter, L.V.

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Seller ID: 9780870043109

ISBN: 0870043102

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The Nez Perce were a peacable and prosperous people who were oppressed, persecuted, misunderstood and badgered, yet avoided war until fateful forces pushed them into it. McWhorter spent years interviewing, researching, then recording Nez Perce history and legend. View more info

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Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

By: Miles, Tiya

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Publisher: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR:

Seller ID: 9780520250024

ISBN: 0520250028

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This beautifully written book tells the haunting saga of a quintessentially American family. It is the story of Shoe Boots, a famed Cherokee warrior and successful farmer, and Doll, an African slave he acquired in the late 1790s. Over the next thirty years, Shoe Boots and Doll lived together as master and slave and also as lifelong partners who, with their children and grandchildren, experienced key events in American history--including slavery, the Creek War, the founding of the Cherokee Nation and subsequent removal of Native Americans along the Trail of Tears, and the Civil War. This is the... View more info

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Custer's Fall: The Native American Side of the Story

By: Miller, David

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Publisher: BASIC BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780465053643

ISBN: 0465053645

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Government is broke. The 2004 federal deficit is the highest in U.S. history. The states have suffered three years of record shortfalls. Cities, counties, and school districts are laying off policemen and teachers, closing schools, and cutting services. But the fiscal pain won't go away, and the bankrupt ideologies of left and right offer little guidance."The Price of Government" presents a radically different approach to budgeting--one that focuses on buying results for citizens rather than cutting or adding to last year's spending programs. It advocates consolidation, competition, customer c... View more info

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Wisdom of the Native Americans

By: Nerburn, Kent

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NEW WORLD LIB: 10/11/2014

Seller ID: 9781577310792

ISBN: 1577310799

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