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1 Andrews, Ralph W. Curtis' Western Indians.
Published by Bonanza, Hard Cover 
CR 1962 by Andrews, 176 pages w/index. Dust jacket and book very good. Ink inscription front endpapers. B&W photos and illustrated endpapers. This is a 30 year story of indians gaining nothing from white men, but disease, vice, becoming a vanishing race. He tried to correct that by living with them and trying to record their lives. Western Americana, native americans, indians. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The White Man's Indian., Berkhofer, Robert F., Jr.
2 Berkhofer, Robert F., Jr. The White Man's Indian.
New York Al. Knopf, Stated first Edition Hard Cover 
Dust jacket and book good+ condition. Title date 1978, CR 1978, 261 pages with index and notes, black and white photos and illustrations. Images of the American Indian from Columbus to the present. He reveals how the indian was invented by the white men and details the subtle but persistent forces that have given that idea such a long and pernicious life. Columbus named them Indians because his geography was faulty. Now five centuries later the Indian is still obscured and misunderstood. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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3 Dodge, Colonel Richard Irving. Our Wild Indians.
Published by Corner House Publishers, CR 1978, Hard Cover 
CR 1978, a reprint of 1882, 653 pages. Maroon covers, all very good. 33 years personal experience among red men of great west, social life, culture, religion, etc. Introduction by General Sherman. Steel engravin gs. Western americana, native americans, indians, indians wars. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Geist, Valerius. Buffalo Nation.
Voyageur Press First Softcover Edition Softcover 
History and Legend of the North American Bison. Oversized, CR 1996 on text and photos. 144 pages with index and bibliography. Color, black and white illustrations. Very good condtion. Beautiful photography - author examines the natural history of the buffalo and tells the story of this brutal war that was waged on the buffalo and details the amazing comeback of this magnificent anmal. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Hassrick, Royal B. Colorful Story of North American Indians.
Published by Octopus Books, Hard Cover 
CR 1974 with 144 pages w/index. Dust jacket has a large tear on the back, otherwise covers and content very good. 180 color and B&W illustrations. Illustrated covers. Way of life of indians, hunters, warriors, far mers, etc. Native Americans, indians, western americana. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Heizer, R.F. And Whipple, M.A. The California Indians. A Source Book.
California University of California Press Third Edition Hard Cover 
Dust jacket and book are very good condition with mylar over dust jacket. Title page date 1960, CR 1951, this is third in1960. 491 pages with index and black and white photos and illustrations. A collection of essays about the aboriginal life in California. Each essay is the work of an authority in his field; culture, native populations, physcal types of indians, pre-history of Santa Barbara area, quarries of the Indians of California, 1870 Ghost Dance, etc. All very good. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7 Henry, Will. From Where The Sun Now Stands.
Published by Random House, Hard Cover 
CR 1960, 1st printing, 279 pages. Dust jacket has tears, o/w good+. Fiction based on a young Nez Perce warrior. Subtitle "I Will Fight No More Forever". Native Americans, Nez Perce, indians, western americana. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 James, George Wharton. Indian Basketry and How to Make Indian Baskets and Other Baskets.
Published by Rio Grande Press, CR 1972, Hard Cover 
CR 1972, this is the 2nd edition, revised and enlarged. White w/red lettering on covers, slight soil, 600 B&W illustratons, overall very good. Combining 2 titles-originally distributed by MacRae's Indian Book Distributors , only people allowed to distribute this book. 271 pages and 142 pages with index and bibliography. Native American, Basketry,Western Americana. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 LaFarge, Oliver. A Pictorial History of American Indians.
Published by Crown, Hard Cover 
CR 1956, this is the 3rd printing, November 1976, 288 pages w/index. Dust jacket and book are very good. Revised by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr. Black and white and color photos. An examination in depth of the customs, religious cultures and social organization of all the Great Tribes. Describes war activities, agriculture, hunting, dances, sports, marriage customs, etc. Native Americans, indians, Western Americana. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10 Mathews, John Joseph. Wah'-Kon-Tah
Norman, OK Published by University of Oklahoma, CR 1932, Hard Cover 
CR 1932 with 359 pages. The Osage and the White Man's Road in 1878. B&W sketches, bookplate front endpapers, orange covers, all good+. Osage indians, indians, western americana, native americans. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Sugden, John. Tecumseh. A Life.
New York Henry Holt First Edition Hard Cover 
Dust jacket with mylar, all very good condition. Tecumseh's Country of 1810 on back and front pastedowns. CR 1997, title date 1998, stated 1st edition. Designed by Kate Nichols. 492 pages with index and bibliography. Black and white photos. Tecumseh, a Shawnee Chief, is probably the most revered American Indian. A charismatic leader with outstanding military and political talents, he died in battle at the height of his fame and his vision of a great Indian confederacy died with him. He had created a pan-Indian alliance to replace intertribal conflict and indifference. He helped defeat the American attempts to invade Canada in the War of 1812. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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12 Underhill, Ruth M. Red Man's America.
Chicago, IL University of Chicago Press Ninth Printing Hard Cover 
X-library with usual markings, no pocket in back, dust jacket with mylar. CR 1917, this 9th impression in 1953, illustrated pastedowns, 400 pages with index, bibliograpy and notes, 9 maps and 52 illustrations with sketches. A History of the Indians of the U.S., from the first Stone Age hunters to the American citizens of today, this is a comprehensive study of Indian societies. It glimpses into the evolution of the South American and Mexican cultures like the Inca and Mayan indians who influenced their northern neighbors in religious, poitical, social, and economic traditions. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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13 Various Harper's Monthly Magazine
New York: Harper & Brothers Hard Cover 
Volume XII - June to November 1856. Published in 1856. Leather spine and corners, showing scuffing. Steel engravings through the book. Paper on front cover and back has some peeled off, all tight w/sl ight foxing to pages. Contains: (just a few) Insects & Life; Negroland and the Negroes (Africa); the Plague in London and Marseilles; Six Years in a German Prison, Soldiering in Oregon, etc. Also has excerpts from a book by James P. Beckwourth (Mountaineer, Scout and Pioneer), and Chief of the Crow Nation of Indians. Approx. 1805 he established a trading post in the area of the Black Foot Indians. He married the Chief's daughter (both of them), then joined the Crow nation and even became Chief. Very interesting stories. American Indians, Monthly magazines, western americana. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Verrill, A. Hyatt., Illustrated by Black & White Sketches and Maps The American Indian - North, South and Central America.
New York D. Appleton Hard Cover 
Published in June 1943.. New Home Library 1927. Cloth. Slight Soil to Covers. Good+/No Jacket. Reprint. D. Appleton, published June 1943 by New Home Library. Black and white sketches and maps. Slight soil to covers, all good+. 485 pages. Native Ame ricans, history, Western Americana, Americana. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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