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All that Glitters.
Anderson, Duane
Santa Fe: School of American Research Press, 1999. xiii, 199pp, illus. Signed by the author. Near fine in slightly rubbed dj. The emergence of Native American Micaceous art pottery in Northern New Mexico. Lavishly illustrated with many color photos. Eight of the photographs of pots have been signed by their creators.

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Hopi Journal.
Stephen, Alexander MacGregor
NY: AMS Press, 1969. 1st edition. Two volumes. LII, 767pp, illus; IX, 768-1417pp, illus, 12 maps. Top corner of volume I slightly bumped, else bright, near fine condition. Stephen lived with the Hopi for many years, befriending them and earning their respect. He assisted several of the early ethnologists in their studies. These journals deal mostly with the years 1891-4 on First Mesa, providing extremely detailed descriptions of ceremonies and day to day life. They were edited by Elsie Clews Parsons who provided extremely useful notes. According to David Laird (who knows this sort of thing) the two volumes "…constitute a basic document in any significant study of the Hopi. This is a facsimile reprint, lacking only the color plates (here reproduced in black and white). Laird Hopi Bibliography 2503.

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Potewatemi Nememissinoikan Ewlyowat Nemadjik Ctholiques Endjoik.
(Indian languages)
Baltimoinak (Baltimore): John Murphy, Okimissinakisan,1846.

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Traits of American Indian Life & Character.
A Fur Trader
San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1933. 1 of 500. [xii], 107pp, illus, prospectus laid in. No dj as issued, light shelf wear. A very good copy. Sketches of life in Oregon, mostly concerning Indians with some information on the fur trade. Originally published anonymously in 1853, there was some controversy over the authorship - Howes lists Duncan Finlayson - but I'll go with Wagner-Camp-Becker. Ogden (1790-1854) was a successful agent for the Hudson's Bay Company who explored much of the Rocky Mountain west when the term still meant something. The story of the massacre of Jedidiah Smith's party on the Umpqua River in 1828 seems to be quoted in Smith's own words. An attractive Grabhorn production. Howes F139, W-C-B 232.

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Lot of 7 Pamphlets
Akweks, Aren (Ray Fadden or Tehanetorens)
Hogansburg, NY: Akwesasne Counselor Organization, 1947. All with light soil and wear, else near fine. Ray Fadden (1910-2005) was a Mohawk educator who was passionately involved in the preservation of Iroquois culture as early as the 1940's. He founded numerous Iroquois heritage programs, including establishing the Six Nations Indian Museum with his own resources on family land, and published more than two dozen pamphlets under the name Aren Akweks. Each of these pamphlets deals with some aspect of the history, culture and legends of the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy combining text and pictographs to tell a traditional story. The titles include, The Formation of the Ho-de-no-sau-ne or League of the Five Nations (28pp), The Gift of the Great Spirit (12pp), Sa-ko-ri-on-nie-ni, Our Great Teacher (28pp), The Seven Dancers (8pp), The Great Gift, Tobacco (8pp), The Story of the Monster Bear, the Great Dipper (8pp), Why We Have Mosquitoes (8pp).

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Pottery Southwest.
Albuquerque Archaeological Society
Aluquerque: Albuquerque Archaeological Society, 1974-96. Quarterly periodical. This is a complete run from Volume I Number 0 (a one page prospectus soliciting subscriptions and articles) through Volume 23 Number 1. Issues are from four to fourteen pages, most six or eight. Very good in a basic clip binder. According to the prospectus, "Pottery Southwest will contain brief contributions on current research projects of the pottery of the southwest. This area includes Arizona, New Mexico, western Texas and Oklahoma, southern Colorado, Utah and Nevada, and northern Mexico." Additionally the journal had letters, announcements, notices, reviews and pretty much anything else of interest to the archaeological community. Initially, there were occasional line drawings graduating to photocopied photos and at least one color insert. Obviously a nonprofit, volunteer project, the effort had a pretty good run.

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Transactions of the American Ethnological Society
American Ethnology Society
NY: Bartlett & Welford, 1848. This is the second issue of Albert Gallatin important map that appeared in the Transactions of the American Ethnological Society, Volume II. (See Wheat 417 for a lengthy discussion of the significance of the first issue.) Several Indian tribes have been added, most notably in the southwest and Pacific northwest. Two - Pawnees and Arapahos - are printed by a stamp of some sort rather than in type. Topography has been revised with mountains indicated with hachures and the "Great Basin titled the Great Interior Basin or California Desert" rather than the "Great Sandy Desert" as in the first issue. The map is accompanied by the full volume of the Transactions of the American Ethnological Society, Volume II, (NY: 1848. clxxxviii, 298, 151pp, 7 maps [five folding, including the Gallatin], rebacked and tight) which rates a separate comment. The volume includes several interesting articles, the most important being Hale's Indians of North-west America with a lengthy introduction by Gallatin. The maps include an ethnographic map of Oregon derived from the American Exploring Expedition, and another titled Map of the Rio Grande and Rio Gila, Compiled from the Surveys of Col. Emory and Lieut. Abert, And from the Early Spanish Authorities by E. G. Squier. Gallatin's Introduction provides a fascinating discussion of recent knowledge on western geography. Having this context greatly compliments the map.

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Report of an Archaeological Tour in Mexico in 1881.
Bandelier, A. F.
Boston: Cupples, Upham, and Company, 1884. x, 326pp, illus. Some dampstaining to the foredge, a few pages soiled some others with edges chipped, library stamps and owner's name on title page. All that said, the fragile book has been rebound in cloth with the original front laid down on the cover, thus a tight, useable volume. Adolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier (1840 – 1914) was born in Bern, Switzerland and emigrated to the United States as a youth. After 1880 he devoted himself to archaeological and ethnological work among the Indians of the southwestern United States, Mexico and South America. Beginning his studies in Sonora (Mexico), Arizona and New Mexico, he made himself the leading authority on the history of this region, and — with F. H. Cushing and his successors — one of the leading authorities on its prehistoric civilization. In this study his narrative takes him from Tampico the city of Mexico with studies about Cholula and an excursion to Mitla.

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The Tarahumara; An Indian Tribe of Northern Mexico
Bennett, Wendell C. and Robert M. Zingg
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1935. 1st edition HB, previous owners name stamped on title page and top and bottom edges, bookplate on ffep, hinge starting, else very good.

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Plains Indian Drawings 1865-1935
Berlo, Janet Catherine, ed.
NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1996. 240pp, illus. Near fine in like dj. The most comprehensive treatment to date of late nineteenth and early twentieth century Plains Indian drawings published to accompany an extensive exhibition organized by the Drawing Center, New York. Featured are thirty-six artists from the Lakota, Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Arapaho tribes, many previously unknown even to experts in the field. There are eight essays, four artist statements and color reproductions of 153 ledger drawings with commentary.

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The Snake-Dance of the Moquis of Arizona
Bourke, John Gregory
Chicago: Rio Grande Press, Inc., 1962. xvi, 371pp, 31 plates. Issued without a dj, slight shelfwear, else near fine. Laird: "This is the earliest attempt by a well-qualified observer to give a full ethnographic account of this ceremony; still invaluable for contemporary details of Kachina activities and Hopi life in general." Facsimile reprint of the rare (and commensurately more expensive) 1884 first edition. Laird Hopi Bibliography 240.

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Navajos in the Catholic Church Records of New Mexico 1694-1875.
Brugge, David M.
Tsaile, AZ: Navajo Community College Press, 1985. xx, 183pp. Light wear to dj, else near fine. Inscribed by the author. This book is about, well...

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The Rain-Makers.
Coolidge, Mary Roberts
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929. xiii, 326pp, illus, map ep. Some wear to dust jacket with minor fading, gift inscription inside ffep, a newspaper clipping laid onto the half title has left a perfect newspaper clipping size brown stain, withal a very good copy. The jacket copy reads, "A detailed, scientific, yet completely readable study of the Pueblo Indians and of the picturesque region they inhabit." A reasonable, one volume survey of southwestern Indians with chapters on the Apache, Navajo, and Colorado River tribes.

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Indians of the Enchanted Desert
Crane, Leo
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1925. 1st edition hardcover, prev. owner's inscription on ffep, TEG, lt soiling to bottom edge from shelf, else vg in illustrated cloth. No dj.

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By the Prophet of the Earth
Curtin, L. S. M.
Santa Fe: San Vicente Foundation, Inc., 1949. 158pp, illus. Minor spotting on the boards, owner's name on ffep, else very good. An ethnography of the Pima Indians with much on native plants and their uses.

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The North-Americans of Yesterday.
Dellenbaugh, Frederick S.
NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1901. xxvi, 487pp, illus. Decorative boards. Perhaps some darkening to the external cloth, else clean and near fine. The extended title continues, "A Comparative Study of North-American Indian Life Customs, and Products, on the Theory of the Ethnic Unity of the Race." Dellenbaugh seems to have relied primarily on secondary sources for his study. But good ones; he cites the publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology, Parkman, Bandelier, Schoolcraft, and Bancroft among other scholars.

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History in Their Blood
Dempsey, Hugh A.
NY: Hudson Hills Press, 1982. 1st American edition. VG hardcover in price clipped else VGdj. The Indian portraits of Nicholas de Grandmaison.

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Papagos in the Cotton Fields 1950.
Dobyns, Henry F.
N/P 1950. Original printed wrappers. Slight soil and browing, insignificant scratch on front cover, else very good. Mimeographed on one side and stapled.

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Reports on Indians Taxed and Indians Not Taxed.
Donaldson, Thomas C.
Washington: GPO, [vi], 683pp, maps (3 folding), plates (19 in color, 2 folding). Large, heavy quarto. Original cloth, wear to the extremities with some loss at the tips. Back hinge cracked but holding on. A sound, unsophisticated copy that would benefit from some tightening up, withal internally clean and very good. This is one of the most important and detailed treatments of Native Americans published in the 19th century. Indians had not been treated by previous censuses, and this volume was intended to make up that gap. The result is a document that addresses virtually every aspect of Indian life including populations by state, life on the reservations and off, schooling, economies, and much more. The many photographs are a fascinating record of Indian life, and the color plates - all done by noted artists of the time - are of exceptional quality. A tremendously important work. Howes D418.

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Sun Father's Way; the Kiva Murals of Kuaua.
Dutton, Bertha P.
Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, 1963. First edition. viii, 237pp, illus. Dust jacket soiled and stained with short edge tears. Book clean and very good. This documents the excavation and discoveries at a pueblo ruin near Bernalillo, NM. The main part deals with the many layers of paintings uncovered on a kiva wall and on the symbolism of the images and light they shed on the puebloan culture of late 15th and early 16th centuries.

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The American Aboriginal Portfolio
Eastman, Mrs. Mary H.
Philadelphia: Lipppencott Grambo & Co., 1853. 84pp, 26 steel engravings plus engraved title page. Rebound in handsome quarter leather and marbled boards. AEG, internally with only trivial foxing and offsetting, the plates crisp with all of the tissue guards present. The combination of Seth Eastman's engravings and his wife's brief narratives provide an authentic look at Indian life in the 1840's. Eastman was a career army officer whose frontier duty included a seven year assignment at Fort Snelling where he gained a rare understanding of and sympathy for the complex fabric of Indian culture. Most of the images here reflect his observations of Native American plains tribes, although one plate, Emigrants Attacked by Camanches, reflects his 1848-9 tour of duty in Texas. Howes E17.

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Indian Games and Dances with Native Songs; Arranged from American Indian Ceremonials and Sports
Fletcher, Alice C.
Boston: C. C. Birchard & Company, 1915. 1st ed, hardcover signed, ex-library w/ all usual marks, else very good.

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The Book of the American Indian.
Garland, Hamlin
NY: Harper & Brothers, 1923. Later printing (lacks "first edition" and has later code on copyright page), foxing on title page, slight crease to first few pages, front hinge starting, else good hardcover in slightly chipped dj, illustrated by Remington.

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Head and Face Maks in Navaho Ceremonialism.
Haile, Berard
St. Michaels, AZ: The St. Michaels Press; 1947. 122pp, illus including 14 colored serigraphs (2 folding). Dust jacket slightly soiled with some edgewear and a smalll chip from the front panel. Good news: with the bookplate of ethnologist Bertha Dutton, thus a nice provenance. Bad news: Bertha wrote in her books, underlining a few words and phrases limited to the first sixty or so pages. Father Haile (1874-1961) was a Franciscan priest who devoted much of his life to studying Navajo language and customs, and wrote or contributed to 22 books and many scholarly articles. In this book he examines the origin of the "gods" or "speechless ones" and the masks which they left behind for the use of the Navajo people, relying on published and unpublished source material as well as native informants. A classic study.

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Bibliography of North American Indian Art.
Harding, Anne D. and Patricia Bolling
Washington, DC: Indian Arts & Crafts Board, Department of Interior, nd. Very good hardcover, discreet ex-lib stamps, w/o dj as issued.

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A Bibliography of the Constitutions and Laws of the American Indians.
Hargrett, Lester
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1947. xxi, 124pp. Dust jacket tanned, previous owner's name stamp on ffep, else very good. A thorough descriptive list of 225 printed constitutions, statutes, session acts and resolutions passed by properly authorized bodies of the Cherokee Nation, Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation, Creek (or Muskogee) Nation), Indian Territory, Nez Perce tribe, Omaha Tribe, Osage Nation, Ottawa Tribe, Sac and Fox Nation, Seminole Nation, Seneca Nation, State of Sequoyah, Stockbridge and Munsee Tribe and the Winnebago Tribe. Each chapter begins with a brief history of the tribe or nation and each entry contains useful biographical, historical and bibliographical notes. The author states that many of these items have not been "recorded in any connection, and the scant biographical information about the others are widely scattered and often imperfect."

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Studies of the Yacqui Indians of Sonora, Mexico.
Holden, W. C.
Lubbock, TX: Texas Technological College, 1936. Small softcover, very good. Scientific Series, Bulletin No. 2.

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A Grammar of the Cree Language: With which is combined an Analysis of the Chippeway Dialect.
Howse, Joseph
London: Trubner & Co., 1865. Second edition. Original stamped boards. Spine faded, some loss of cloth at the top and bottom of the spine. Ex lib consisting of ink numbers on spine and a small bookplate on the front pastedown, else clean and very good. Howse (1774-1852) was a fur trader, explorer, and linguist. In 1795 Howse signed on with the Hudson's Bay Co as a "writer," staying for varying periods at Carlton House, Chesterfield House and Fort Edmonton. From Edmonton, Howse explored the Columbia River continental divide (1809-11). His twenty years among the Cree in Prince Rupert's Land gave him a good command of the indigenous language. This important study was originally published in 1844. Siebert calls it "one of the most comprehensive of Cree grammars." Siebert Sale (citing the first edition) 73.

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The Nez Perce Indians and the Opening of the Northwest.
Josephy, Jr., Alvin M.
New Haven, CT:: Yale University Press, 1965. 1st edition. xx, 705pp, maps and illus. Near fine in a very good dj. A history of the tribe from Lewis and Clark to the retreat of Chief Joseph.

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The Indian in American Literature
Keiser, Albert
New York: Oxford University Press, 1933. 1st edition hardcover, prev. owner's name onffep, else vg in sl. worn dj.

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Sequoyah of Earth and Intellect
Kilpatrick, Jack Frederick
Austin: Encino Press, 1965. Limited ed. hardcover, 1/550, prev owners name on half title page, else fine in matching paper slipcase.

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Kitchi-Gami. Wanderings Round Lake Superior.
Kohl, J. G.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1860. First English edition (first published in German in 1859). xii, 428pp, illus. Bound in half leather and marbled boards. Light rubbing to externals, else very good. Johann Kohl was an educated, urbane, and well-trained German geographer, ethnologist, and popular writer. He visited the Lake Superior Ojibwa in 1855, where he made detailed studies of their material culture, religion, and folklore. Kohl's observations are impressive and comprehensive. They cover the fur trade, canoe building, domestic utensils, quillwork, native foods, hunting, fishing, trapping, cooking, toboggans, snowshoes, gardening, lodge building, games and warfare. Sabin declares this, "One of the most exhaustive and valuable treatises n Indian life ever written," while Field notes that the book is "wholly the result of personal experience, and one which only the most fervent scientific zeal and earnest self-abnegation, as well as a very high order of intelligence could produce. [Kohl] endeavored to penetrate the thick veil of distrust, ignorance and superstition which conceal the mind of the Indian, and learn the innate traverses of thought which give motive to his soul." Finally, the Siebert catalog says, "An exhaustive and valuable treatise on Native American life, considered to be one of the best books on the Lake Superior country." Sabin 382a5, Howes K247, Field 342, Lande 1894, Siebert 421.

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Walapai Ethnography.
Kroeber, A.L., ed.
Menasha: American Anthropological Association, 1935. 235pp, illus, 2 folding maps. Printed wrappers, rebound in cloth. Edge wear, corner of front wrap chipped as are first few pages, but no loss of text. Interior clean. The Walapai are a Colorado River tribe in northwest Arizona. This scarce volume contains reports from the first field expedition sponsored by the Laboratory of Anthropology in Santa Fe.

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Aboriginal American Basketry: Studies in a Textile Art without Machinery.
Mason, Otis Tufton
Washington, D.C.: U.S. National Museum, 1904. [ii], 171, 548pp, 248 plates. Removed from the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for 1902 and rebound in utilitarian cloth boards. The complete report with all plates present. A classic of Native American craft work. There is special emphasis on the differences in weaving detail between tribes including many smaller groups. The 248 plates - many in color - represent an amazing collection of woven artifacts.

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Gettysburg, Manila, Acoma.
Masters, Edgar Lee
New York: Horace Liveright, 1930. 219pp. Limited edition, #158/375, signed, deckle edged, some pages uncut, previous owner's nameplate, else very good hardcover without dust jacket.

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Ethnography and Philology of the Hidatsa Indians.
Matthews, Washington
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1877. Recased with original cloth boards showing usual wear, spine strip retained with loss at end of title, else interior is clean and very good. Issued as Miscellaneous Publications No. 7 of the US Geological and Geographical Survey, Matthews was the then Assistant Surgeon for the US Army. In two sections, the first dealing with the ethnography of the Hidatsa - also known as the Gros Ventres of the Missouri or the Minitari - the second with the tribe's language, concluding with a Hidatsa dictionary. F. V Hayden was the Geologist-in-Charge at the time and he determined that this treatise was of such merit that it should be published as a separate volume to give credit due to Matthews and credit to the importance of the work rather than to include it in Hayden's later published reports.

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Kiowa Memories; Images From Indian Territory, 1880.
McCoy, Ronald
Santa Fe: Morning Star Gallery, 1987. Illus., near fine hardcover in worn dust jacket. Reproductions of fifty ledgerbook drawings with historical annotations.

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Havasupai Baskets and their Makers: 1930-1940.
McKee, Barbara and Edwin and Joyce Herold
Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Press, 1975. xvii, 142pp, illus. Small nick from the front panel of the dj, else near fine. Documents a collection of fine, handcrafted baskets made by tribal people living in the far westernmost portion of the Grand Canyon.

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The "Rain Bird" A Study in Pueblo Design.
Mera, H. P.
Santa Fe: Laboratory of Anthropology, 1937. [iv], 113pp, 48 plates. Original printed stiff paper covers with a decorative dust jacket. Slight soil and minor corner bumps, else clean and very good. A detailed examination of the “rain bird” motif, one of the basic designs in pottery decoration throughout the the southwest, and how it has gone through regional adaptations. The first book illustrated by Tom Lea who was on the staff of the Laboratory of Anthropology at the time. The dust jacket deserves special mention. Merle Armitage, one of the leading forces in modern American book design, lived in Santa Fe briefly after World War II, and he offered his services free of charge to the Laboratory of Anthropology to design new covers for old material that "had the appeal of a pamphlet produced by the Government Printing Office." Thus, academic studies that had languished in storage (including this one) sold out in month

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Pueblo Indian Embroidery.
Mera, H.P.
Santa Fe: Laboratory of Anthropology, 1943. First edition. (vi), 73pp, illus. Original printed wrappers. Slight soil and rubbing, else near fine. A study of the style and techniques of one of the least known of the southwestern Indian arts. The twenty six plates include some color.

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The "Rain Bird"; A Study in Pueblo Design.
Mera, H.P.
Santa Fe: Laboratory of Anthropology, 1937. [iv], 113pp, 48 plates. Original printed stiff paper covers. Slight soil and minor corner bumps, else clean and very good. A detailed examination of the "rain bird" motif, one of the basic designs in pottery decoration throughout the southwest, and how it has gone through regional adaptations. The first book illustrated by Tom Lea.

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A Preliminary Study of the Pueblo of Taos New Mexico
Miller, Merton Leland
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1898. First edition. 48pp, plates. Original printed wrappers. A couple of minor chips to the wraps, one plate almost loose, previous owner's name on front wrap, else near fine. A very early account of the Pueblo based on first hand observation submitted by Miller as his dissertation in anthropology. In a contemporary review, Charles Lummis said of the monograph, "Merton Leland Miller has printed A Preliminary Study of the Pueblo of Taos, N.M., the results of his three months in that interesting village in 1896. The paper is a creditable one, leaning largely on Bandelier; and is marred by few errors of fact or of judgement."

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Dineh Bizad; Navajo, his Language.
Mitchell, F. G.
NY: The Board of National Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., nd (ca.1945) 128pp. 12mo. Original cloth. Externally worn with pencil notes throughout. The extended title continues, "A handbook for beginners in the study of the Navajo language." The original owner (with an address at a trading post in Kayenta, AZ) made extensive use of the book making notes of pronunciation, words and phrases. Some of the phrases are telling, including "camp no good," and "can I take picture."

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In the Presence of the Sun; A Gathering of Shields.
Momaday, N. Scott
Santa Fe: The Rydal Press, 1992. Number 53 of 114. No pagination (44pp), illus. Near fine in like slipcase. Sixteen illustrations of plains Indian shields each with a page of text facing. To a limited extent the shields are armor, but first and foremost they are medicine. A handsome production done by the Rydal Press in Santa Fe.

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The Ghost-Dance Religion and the Sioux Outbreak of 1890.
Mooney, James
Glorieta, NM: Rio Grande Press, 1973, [xxii], 641-1136pp, illus, map ep. Original printed leatherette covered boards issued without a dust jacket. Cloth on spine somewhat wrinkled, else near fine. Facsimile reprint of Part Two of the Fourteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, originally published by the Government Printing Office in 1896. With a new publisher's preface and an introduction by Bernard Fontana, this is still the best account of the Sioux massacre of 1890 at Wounded Knee in South Dakota, coupled with the author's description of the revival of the Sioux's Ghost-Dance Religion and its place in precipitating the conflict.

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Navajo Omens and Taboos.
Newcomb, Franc Johnson
Santa Fe, NM: The Rydal Press, 1940. Numbered and inscribed. 79pp, 14 b/w illus, double page hand colored reproduction of a sand painting. Slight edgewear to the dust jacket with a couple of minor chips, internally clean. A splendid, near fine copy of a scarce book scarcer still thus. Franc Johnson had been a BIA school teacher at Fort Defiance for two years when she married Arthur Newcomb and bought a trading post on the Navajo Reservation in 1914. Although without special training as an ethnographer, her position gave her an entree to Indian cultural activities that she used with skill and sensitivity. This book is a collection of native traditions, taboos, and household sayings peculiar to the Navajo.

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Pueblo Indian Folk-Tales, Probably of Spanish Provenance.
Parsons, Elsie Clews
np: JAFL, 1918. Pamphlet reprinted from Journal of American Folk-Lore, unopened w/o covers.

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Isleta Paintings with The Artist of "Isleta Paintings" in Pueblo Society.
Parsons, Elsie Clews and Esther S. Goldfrank.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1962/1967. Two volumes. xvi, 299pp, illus; vi, 227pp, illus. Parsons volume near fine in like dj, Goldfrank volume issued without dj, lightly rubbed, else near fine. In the late 1930's an anonymous informant from Isleta provided Parsons with over 100 watercolors of Pueblo ceremony and life shown here in full page reproductions with commentary. Following the informant's death, Goldfrank revealed his name and reproduced his lengthy correspondence with Parsons in the second volume here. An inside look at Pueblo life that could not be duplicated today.

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The Basket Weavers of Arizona.
Robinson, Bert
Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, 1954. xii, 164pp, illus. Edgewear to dj with minor loss, else clean and very good. A scarce book on what the author calls a "vanishing art."

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Skystone and Silver; The Collector's Book of Southwest Indian Jewelry
Rosnek, Carl and Joseph Stacey
New York 1976 1st edition hardcover, previous owner's inscrip. on ffep, else vg in very good dj.

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