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Camp-Lore and Woodcraft

by Daniel Beard

Known to millions of Boy Scouts as "Uncle Dan," Daniel Beard was also a Progressive-era reformer, a naturalist, illustrator, and author. Among his many "how-to" books is this entertaining collection of camp...


The Dundurn Arctic Culture and Sovereignty Library: Pike's Portage/Death Wins in the Arctic/Arctic Naturalist/Arctic Obsession/Arctic Twilight/Arctic

by William R. Morrion, Michael Posluns, Bruce W. Hodgins & S.L. Osborne et al.

This special ten-book bundle presents the history and culture of the Canadian Arctic told compellingly from all possible angles, cultural, military, historical, and biographical. A one-stop guide to this fascinating...


Henry Roe Cloud: A Biography

by David W. Messer

This book tells the story of Henry Roe Cloud, the first Native American to graduate from Yale. His contributions to theological inquiry, the education of Native Americans, and the formulation of government policies...


The Trail of Tears: An Annotated Bibliography of Southeastern Indian Removal

by Herman A. Peterson

This annotated bibliography gathers together studies in history, ethnohistory, ethnography, anthropology, sociology, rhetoric, and archaeology that pertain to The Removal of the Five Tribes from what is now...


Aboriginal and Visible Minority Librarians: Oral Histories from Canada

by Deborah Lee & Mahalakshmi Kumaran

This book, the first of its kind in Canada, is a collection of chapters from Aboriginal and visible minority librarians, working in Canada, speaking about the challenges they face in their profession; their...


God and the Indian

by Drew Hayden Taylor

While panhandling outside a coffee shop, Johnny, a Cree woman who lives on the streets, is shocked to recognize a face from her childhood, which was spent in a residential school. Desperate to hear the man acknowledge...


Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians, Volume I

by George Catlin

Volume 1 of the classic account of life among Plains Indians includes fascinating information on ceremonies, rituals, the hunt, warfare, and much more. Total in set: 312 plates.


When We Both Got to Heaven: James Atkey Among the Anishnabek at Colpoy's Bay

by Mel Atkey & Rev. Maggie McLeod

James Atkey (18051868) arrived on the shores of Georgian Bay at the time of treaty negotiations between the First Nations people of the area and the colonial government.


Waking Nanabijou: Uncovering a Secret Past

by Jim Poling, Sr.

Upon his mothers death, veteran journalist Jim Poling discovers papers that lead him to question her identity. A search that began in anger concludes with understanding.


Moose to Moccasins: The Story of Ka Kita Wa Pa No Kwe

by Madeline Katt Theriault

Born in a tent on Bear Island, Lake Temagami, in 1908, Madeline Katt Theriault could recall an earlier independent and traditional First Nations lifestyle.


Captured by the Indians: 15 Firsthand Accounts, 1750-1870

by Frederick Drimmer

Astounding eyewitness accounts of Indian captivity by people who lived to tell the tale. Fifteen true adventures recount suffering and torture, bloody massacres, relentless pursuits, miraculous escapes, and...


Empire of the Summer Moon

by S. C. Gwynne

In the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, a stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West, centering on Quanah,...


North American Indian Beadwork Patterns

by Pamela Stanley-Millner

Weave belts, headbands, and sashes and decorate handbags, vests, blouses, and other garments with authentic Native American motifs. 73 charts for bead weaving, 12 full-size patterns for appliqué. Complete instructions...


Indian Scout Craft and Lore

by Charles A. Eastman

Autobiographical account of how Eastman became a young Indian scout reveals secrets of the Sioux: how to read footprints, hunt with a slingshot and bow and arrow, trap and fish, much more. 27 illustrations.


Patterns and Ceremonials of the Indians of the Southwest

by Ira Moskowitz & John Collier

Classic text-and-picture record includes over 100 lithographs and drawings of dances, fiestas, processions, chants and daily life among Zuni, Navajo, Apache, other tribes.


Native American Beadwork

by William C. Orchard

Classic study offers well-illustrated look at a variety of beadwork methods and their results. Photos include baskets and bowls, necklaces, robes, cradles, and other items. 31 halftones. 136 figures.


The Mexican Kickapoo Indians

by Felipe A. Latorre & Dolores L. Latorre

Fascinating anthropological study of a group of Kickapoo Indians who left their Wisconsin homeland for Mexico over a century ago. "...an excellent work..." — American Indian Quarterly. 26 illustrations. Map....


Traits of American Indian Life and Character

by Peter Skeene Ogden

Illuminating account of Indian life in the American Northwest painstakingly documents customs, beliefs, ritual and daily activities.


The Autobiography of a Kiowa Apache Indian

by Charles S. Brant

Ethnological classic details life of 19th-century Native American — childhood, tribal customs, contact with whites, government attitudes toward tribe, much more. Editor's preface, introduction and epilogue....


My Life as an Indian

by J. W. Schultz

Firsthand memoir of a young white man's life among the Piegan Blackfeet in Montana Territory. Detailed accounts of religious ceremonies and customs, child-rearing, food, tanning hides, war parties, raids, and...