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Bella Coola Indian Legends

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Squamish BC, Antiquarian Native Publications: N.D.

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 12423

Condition: Very Good


Only slight wear,. Because this is a photocopy the reproduction of the illustration is poor ; A tight solid book. ; Antiquarian Native Publications, 80 C; B&W Illustrations; 30 pages; This is a photocopied reprint taken from the 1898 American Museum of Natural History Publication of Franz Boas' Mythology of the Bella Coola Indians. This is the third & last part of the 127 page article. Undated but circa 1970 View more info

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Laxmihl; Nisga'a Final Agreement 2002/2003 Annual Report

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Goverment of Canada: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16983

Condition: Near Fine


A bright, solid book.; Color Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Unpaginated pages; An account of the negotiation and implementation of the Nisga'a Treaty, finalized in 2000. View more info

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Inuvialuit Pitqusiit The Culture Of The Inuvialuit

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Yellowknife, NWT, Northwest Territories Education: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18094

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show light shelf wear, small crease lower back corner.; A tight solid book, illustrated throughout. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 87 pages; This is a book produced for the education system in the Northwest Territories presenting the histories and culture of the aboriginal peoples of the Territories. View more info

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about indians a listing of books

By: N/A

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ministry of Indian Affairs and Northern Development: 1973

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 18645

Condition: Very Good


Some shelf wear evident to card covers, small 2cm tear on spine area. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 135 pages; This is a reference for schools listing books about native indians for various grade levels: - kindergarten to grade 3, grade 3 to grade 6 and grade 6 and beyond. View more info

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Life, Letters and Speeches

By: (Kahgegagahbowh), George Copway (author); A. Lavonne Brown Ruoff & Donald B. Smith (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lincoln NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1997

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 12481

ISBN: 0803214707

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Editor; Only slight wear; Inscribed by Don Smith on title page, DJ in Mylar ; American Indian Lives; 1.01 x 9.53 x 6.32 Inches; Copway was a Canadian Ojibwe writer born Kahgegagahbowh and among the first Indians to rise to prominence in American culture in the middle 1800s. He preached as a Methodist minister, published a newspaper for Indians, and spoke on Indian rights, temperance, and other issues. This edition of the 1847 original includes scholarly notes. View more info

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Legends Told by the Old People

By: Adolf Hungry Wolf

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Skookumchuck BC, Good Medicine Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16513

ISBN: 0920698123

Condition: Near Fine


Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8.35 X 5.35 X 0.24 inches; 61 pages; A collection of legends from various Indian nations such as the Sioux, the Gros Ventres, Eskimo, Nez Percé View more info

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The Inuit Hunters of the North

By: Alexander, Bryan & Cherry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UK, Bramley Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19146

ISBN: 0862836123

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. Due to the book's size, we won't be able to mail this overseas. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Richly illustrated with colour photos throughout. ; Colour photographs; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 160 pages View more info

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Devil in Deerskins My life with Grey Owl

By: Anahareo

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Toronto, New Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18486

ISBN: 0887701264

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows some shelf wear, with short tears and chipping. ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 8.60 X 5.70 X 1 inches; 190 pages; "Anahareo was a gifted writer, environmentalist, and activist. She was also the wife of Grey Owl, a.k.a. Archie Belaney, the internationally acclaimed English-turned-Indian writer and speaker who dazzled audiences with his stories of life in the wilderness and his posthumous outing as an imposter. Devil in Deerskins is Anahareo’s autobiography up to and including her marriage to Grey Owl. In vivid prose she captures their e... View more info

ALMIGHTY VOICE

By: Anderson, Frank W.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Aldergrove, BC, Frontier Publishing: 1971

Seller ID: 12750

Condition: Very Good


only slight edge wear, 'paid' stamp on FFEE ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; Frontier Book No. 25; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 47 pages View more info

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Metis Outpost Memoirs of the first schoolmaster at the Metis settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923-1925

By: Andrews, G. S

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Self Published: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18644

ISBN: 0969216904

Condition: Very Good+


Very light shelf wear is evident on card covers.; A bright, solid book. Several appendices give background information about the people of Kelly Lake. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 340 pages; "In the fall of 1923 young Gerry Andrews traveled to the little community of Kelly Lake to be its first school teacher. When he arrived he discovered that there was no school house.... " His students only spoke Cree so he had to learn the language. Kelly Lake was a small Metis community located just south of Dawson Creek on the BC side of the BC/Alberta border. This enterprising ... View more info

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Upper Sto:lo Communities and People

By: Archibald, Jo-ann

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Sardis BC, Sto:lo Sitel Curriculum: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18132

Condition: Very Good


card covers show some shelf wear, sun-faded on edge, tape on lower fore edge, small stain on page edges. ; A tight solid book. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 52 pages; This is an educational aid for teachers working with Sto:lo children, helping them learn about their people and culture. View more info

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The Terror of the Coast Land Alienation and Colonial War on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, 1849-1863

By: Arnett, Chris

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Burnaby, BC, Talonbooks: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16784

ISBN: 0889223181

Condition: Very Good


Light shelfwear to card cover edges, small bumps to corners, small creases.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8.98 X 5.98 X 1.10 inches; 382 pages; "Previously ingnored, the war between the "People of the Land" and the colonial government remains of utmost signifigance in today's world of unsettled First Nations' land claims." On April 20, 1863, the British naval gunboat Forward attacked a Native village on Kuper Island. The naval officers believed that the village harboured individuals involved in two recent assaults against European transients in the Gulf Islands. Th... View more info

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Mungo Martin; Man of Two Cultures

By: B.C. Indian Arts Society

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Sidney, BC, Gray's Publishing: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16840

ISBN: 0888260954

Condition: Very Good+


Only light wear to card covers, gift notation on front fly leaf ; A bright, solid book ; B&W Photographs; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 45 pages; Mungo Martin 1879-1962 was born in Fort Rupert on the north end of Vancouver Island. "As a boy Martin had been apprenticed as a carver to a paternal uncle, but it was Martin's stepfather Charlie James, a famous Northwestern artist, who was his principle influence in honing a natural talent. Martin went on to become one of the first traditional artists to deal with many types of Northwest Coast sculptural and painting styles. He carved his fi... View more info

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Han Indians; People of the River.

By: Band, Dawson Indian

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dawson City, YK, Dawson Indian Band: 1988

Seller ID: 18199

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book. Stapled wraps, bibliography at back. ; B&W Illustrations and Maps; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 15 pages; This booklet discusses the descendants of nomadic hunters in North America by way of the Bering Strait. One of these groups was the Athapaskans who populated northwestern North America and a small segment of these peoples were the Hans, found in the Yukon and Alaska. Their interactions with the white man were centered around the fur trade and the discovery of gold. View more info

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Alaska Beckons

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho, The Caxton Printers/ Macmillan Company of Canada: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15807

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Beige cloth covered soil show light soil, top fore corners a little bumped, some pencil notations, short tear base of spine. ; Black native designs and red titles front and spine. Decorative endpapers, B&W illustrations throughout. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 5.90 X 1.20 inches; 343 pages; "It is with the Alaska of old, that once beckoned the eastern Siberians to its wild shores and on its devious highways, that this book chiefly deals."--Preface. View more info

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The Downfall of Temlaham

By: Barbeau, Marius & George Clutesi

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Hurtig Publishers: 1973

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 18935

ISBN: 0888300700

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear, library card pocket glue remnants on FFEP and BFEP, flaps glued to front end papers, sticker on spine. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. In nice condition considering ex-lib description. 12 colour plates featuring reproductions of paintings by artists such as A.Y. Jackson, Emily Carr, Edwin Holgate etc. ; Ex-Library; Colour Plates; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 253 pages; This reproduction of the 1928 book by Marius Barbeau is "based on the facts of a serious disturbance among the Indians of the Upper Skeena River in 1886,... View more info

Pony Tracks; In Honour of Our People

By: Bennett, Wilf

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chase, BC, Kara Management Group: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14218

ISBN: 0969825099

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Light edge wear to card covers; A bright, solid book, signed by Bennett on title page ; B&W Photographs; This slim book honours Bennett's father and other working Indian cowboys of the Shuswap tribe of British Columbia. View more info

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A Long and Terrible Shadow White values, native rights in the Americas, 1492-1992

By: Berger, Thomas R

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Douglas & McIntyre: 1991

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 15180

ISBN: 088894747x

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light edge wear.; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 0.6 x 8.8 x 6 Inches; 183 pages; Berger catalogues the injustices done to natives across the Americas since the arrival of Columbus. View more info

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Basketry & Cordage from Hesquiat Harbour, British Columbia

By: Bernick, Kathryn N.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Royal British Columbia Museum: 1998

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16731

ISBN: 0771895259

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8.49 X 5.47 X 0.72 inches; 152 pages; This volume documents an archaeological collection of plant-fibre artefacts from Hesquiat Harbour, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. It covers technological characteristics which highlight the skill and artistic accomplishments of the 19th-century Nuu-chah-nulth people. View more info

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Chiwid

By: Birchwater, Sage

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, New Star Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19012

ISBN: 0921586396

Condition: Very Good+


Only slight wear to glossy pictorial card covers. ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; Transmontanus Series 2; B&W Illustrations; 8.66 X 7.80 X 0.24 inches; 128 pages; Chiwid was a Tsilhqot’in woman, said to have shamanistic powers, who spent most of her adult life "living out" in the hills and forests around Williams Lake, BC. This is the story of this remarkable woman told in the vibrant voices of Chilcotin oldtimers, both native and non–native. "For half a century, Chiwid lived out in the forests, lakes and bush of the west Chilcotin plateau, 'the way that the old people lived... View more info