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Indian Nights

By: Mackay, Isabel Ecclestone

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, McClelland & Stewart: 1930

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 11941

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Only slight wear to orange cloth covered boards, light yellowing of pages ; A bright solid, book, hinges intact; B&W Illustrations; 199 pages; A collection of native folk tales of West Coast Indians View more info

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Home Truths Highlights from BC History

By: Mackie, Richard & Graeme Wynn

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16771

ISBN: 1550175777

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Light shelfwear and creasing to card covers. ; Signed by Richard Mackie on the title page. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 6 X 1.10 inches; 415 pages; History in BC grows profusely and luxuriantly, but with odd undergrowth," observed historian J.M.S. Careless many years ago. This claim is fully borne out by this impressive anthology of some of the province's most distinguished historians, geographers, and writers gleaned from over forty years of British Columbia's leading scholarly journal, BC Studies.This collection includes fascinating articles on the F... View more info

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Indians, Inuit, and Métis of Canada

By: MacLean, Hope

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Gage Publishing Limited: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16874

ISBN: 077158377X

Condition: Very Good


Brown card card covers show some edgewear, top fore corner bumped ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 138 pages; A brief history of a number of the first nations groups, including the Micmac, Huron, Ojibwa, Blackfoot, Haida, Inuit, Métis. View more info

In the Absence of the Sacred; The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations

By: Mander, Jerry

Price: $13.50

Publisher: San Francisco, Sierra Club: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11396

ISBN: 0871567393

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Some bumping of extremities, DJ spine faded ; A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 0.36 x 8.96 x 7 Inches; 446 pages View more info

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Crazywater Native Voices on Addiction and Recovery

By: Maracle, Brian

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Toronto, Viking: 1993

Edition: 1st; First Printing

Seller ID: 17652

ISBN: 0670846597

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear to book & DJ ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8.60 X 5.70 X 1.10 inches; 285 pages; In an attempt to compile a study of the very real problem of alcohol addiction among the native populations of Canada and the US. He has interviewed natives, young and old, on the reserves and in the cities in trying to find out the impact of alcohol on their lives. With this information it might be possible to find a solution to the problemn View more info

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"Gossip" A spoken history of women in the North

By: Mary Canadian Arctic Resources Committee; Crnkovich

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Arctic Resources Committee: 1990

Seller ID: 15707

ISBN: 0919996442

Condition: Very Good+


Light edge wear to green pictorial card covers. Gift notation on front fly leaf. ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8.80 X 6 X 1.10 inches; 289 pages View more info

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Tsuu T'Ina

By: McLennan, William M.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Fort Brisebois Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19251

ISBN: 0969132786

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Author; As new, signed by author on title page ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 127+ photos pages; "The Tsuut'ina are an Athapaskan group, once part of the more northerly Dane-zaa ('Beaver Indians') nation, who migrated south onto the Great Plains during the 1700s, prior to any written records of the area. Tsuut'ina oral history has preserved the memory of their separation from the Dane-zaa. Explorer David Thompson said that the Tsuut'ina lived in the Beaver Hills near present-day Edmonton during the 1810s, where they cohabited with the Cree. At some point,... View more info

Kuujjuaq Memories and Musings

By: Mesher, Dorothy; Ray Woollam

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Duncan, BC, Unica Publishing Company, Limited: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 13156

ISBN: 0920649068

Condition: Very Good-


Corners a little creased; A tight solid book. ; B&W Photographs; 123 pages; An account of growing up Inuit View more info

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Canada and the Aboriginal Peoples, 1867-1927

By: Miller, J. R

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Historical Association: 1997

Seller ID: 18134

ISBN: 0887981836

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear. ; A bright, solid book - stapled booklet with brown and cream card covers ; Historical booklet No. 57 / Canadian Historical Association ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 26 pages; This covers the 60 years following Confederation using Canadian National Archives as a source for information. View more info

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Skyscrapers Hide the Heavens History of Indian-White Relations in Canada

By: Miller, J. R.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18057

ISBN: 0802058035

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear. Previous owner's name has been cut out of top of front free end paper, front flap creased. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.30 X 6.20 X 1.50 inches; 329 pages; "Highly acclaimed when the first edition appeared in 1989, .Skyscrapers Hide the Heavens. is the first comprehensive account of Indian-white relations throughout Canada's history. J.R. Miller charts the deterioration of the relationship from the initial, mutually beneficial contact in the fur trade to the current impasse in which Indians are resisting displace... View more info

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A Northwest Coast Indian Colouring Book Vol. 1, Prints

By: Mintz, G. A. (Bud)

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Potlatch Arts Ltd. Publication: 1985

Seller ID: 18337

ISBN: 0969204302

Condition: Very Good-


Creasing of black & red card covers, sticker residue top fore corner of front cover. ; Interior of book unmarked. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 56 pages; "49 illustrations rendered for coloring from original designs inspired by the art styles of five different Northwestern Coast Indian groups - Salish, Kwa-gulth, West Coast (Nootka), Northern and Ksan." View more info

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Noticias de Nutka An Account of Nootka Sound in 1792

By: Moziño, Jose Mariano & Iris H. Wilson Engstrand

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, University of Washington Press: 1991

Seller ID: 17259

ISBN: 0295971037

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light edge wear. Gift inscription on title page. ; A bright, solid book. This is the first paperback edition ; American Ethnological Society Monographs 50; B&W Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages; An uncommon account of the Spanish exploration of the Northwest coast of North America, including in and around Vancouver Island. Includes the meeting between the Spanish and the English at Nootka Sound in 1792. "This volume, long out of print, is now reissued in a new edition with the approval and support of the hereditary chiefs and elders of the Mowachaht, one of the... View more info

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My Family, My Strength A Collection of Illustrated Stories by First Nations Children across British Columbia

By: Muller, Haike and Sterling, Shirley (Editors)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Native Indian Teacher Education Program: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15929

ISBN: 0969891105

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to extremities.; A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; B&W line drawings; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 63 pages View more info

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The Modocs and Their War

By: Murray, Keith A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1976

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 18044

ISBN: 0806113316

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light shelf wear, original price blacked out on top front corner. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 343 pages; "Along the shores of Tule Lake in northern California, in the fall of 1872 three small bands of Modoc Indians joined forces to hold off more than a thousand United States soldiers and settlers trying to dislodge them from their ancient refuge in the lava beds. In these caves and crevasses, which the army called "The Stronghold," the 160-odd Indians, led by Captain Jack, fought five battles and several skirmishes ... View more info

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18th Inuit Studies Conference; Arctic Inuit Connections Learning From the Top of the World

By: N/A

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Washington, DC, Arctic Studies Center/Smithsonian: 2012

Seller ID: 16881

Condition: Very Good


Some wear to card covers, some marking of the schedule, water stain front edge of card cover, pages unaffected ; A bright, solid book ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 172 pages; This is comprised of a schedule of films and speakers, outlines of the abstracts to be presented, background and participant index. This conference, held every 2 years in different locations around the world was held in Washington, DC in 2012 View more info

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World's Biggest Potlatch: Aboriginal Participation in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games

By: N/A

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Vancouver Organizing Committee for 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Games: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16904

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to white card covers ; Color Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 162 pages; This book chronicles the the participation of first nations peoples in the organizing of and participation in the 2010 Games in Vancouver. Many were involved in the torch relay, the opening ceremonies, performances at the first nations pavilion and competing in the events. View more info

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World's Biggest Potlatch: Aboriginal Participation in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Vancouver Organizing Committee for 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Games: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16905

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Associated; Only slight wear to white card covers ; Inscribed and signed by numerous BC First Nations leaders to someone who was involved in the organizing of the First Nations participation in the games. ; Color Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 162 pages; This book chronicles the the participation of first nations peoples in the organizing of and participation in the 2010 Games in Vancouver. Many were involved in the torch relay, the opening ceremonies, performances at the first nations pavilion and competing in the events. View more info

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Fire in the Raven`s Nest The Haida of British Columbia

By: Newton, Norman

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Toronto, New Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18054

ISBN: 0887701779

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows some shelf wear and soil, sun-faded on front edges, small stain at back bottom foredge on DJ. Price-clipped. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 173 pages View more info

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Meat's Meat/ Feasting With the Enemy

By: Ogden, Peter Skene; Charles Lillard (editor & annotator) & Albert P. Niblack cover art

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Reference West: 1996

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 15904

ISBN: 189536261X

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Editor; Light soil white card covers ; Inscribed by Lillard on the title page. Only 40 copies were published, 33 of these were signed and numbered of which this is number 28 ; Trade PB; These 2 short pieces were published in Ogden's "Traits of American Indian Life" in 1931 and 1853, as 'An Indian Festival' and 'A Western Caledonian Feast' and "are the earliest and most intimate descriptions of Indian festivities in what is now northern British Columbia. Ogden built Fort Simpson at Fort Point, near the mouth of the Nass River, in 1831 and his colourful account of a Niska p... View more info

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A Book of Grey Owl Pages from the Writings of Wa-sha-quon-asin

By: Owl, Grey & E. E. Reynolds & Lovat Dickson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1971

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 16480

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Some scuffing, chipping and creasing of dust jacket, 2 short tears bottom front panel, pages somewhat yellowed. ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 272 pages; The British nature lover turned native spokesman for Canadian wildlife and native peoples wrote: Men of the Last Frontier, The Adventures of Sajo and Her Beaver People, Pilgrims of the Wild and Tales of the Empty Cabin. This book provides us with selections from each of these books View more info