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Image for Mungo Martin; Man of Two Cultures

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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The Elders Are Watching

By: Bouchard, Dave & Roy Henry Vickers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tofino, BC, Eagle Dancer Enterprises Ltd.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16808

ISBN: 0969348533

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers creased along spine ; A bright, solid book.; Color Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 57 pages; Beautiful colour prints of the paintings of Roy Henry Vickers accompany the short text verses by Dave Bouchard. "Vickers' images of the Northwest are infused with Native Amercian imagery. His portraits empower the story's simple but dire warning: Pay close attention to the environment, our heritage and culture, because this is the only way we can learn how to reverse the tide of destruction." View more info

Needlepoint designs from American Indian art

By: Cammann, Nora

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15211

ISBN: 0684132982

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some wear to extremities, no dust jacket. ; A bright, solid book ; 0.5 x 10.8 x 8.4 Inches; 84 pages View more info

Image for Images Stone B. C.  Thirty Centuries of Northwest Coast Indian Sculpture

Images Stone B. C. Thirty Centuries of Northwest Coast Indian Sculpture

By: Duff, Wilson

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19290

ISBN: 0919654290

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light shelf wear, light scuffing. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W & Colour Illustrations; 8.4 X 5.9 X 0.7 inches; 191 pages; A collection of images of stone artifacts created by native artists going many thousands of years. Many of the images identify near which community they were found. The images were broken into the category of the form they took i.e. masks, mortars, weapons, human figures etc. View more info

Image for Pacific Northwest Indian Motifs 14 Reproductions from Originals

Pacific Northwest Indian Motifs 14 Reproductions from Originals

By: Greul, Charles B.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Burnaby, BC, Self Published: 1977

Seller ID: 17435

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, side stapled oblong book. Silver on black illustrations on front card cover outlining beige paste on label with black title & illustrations. ; B&W Illustrations; Oblong 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 32 pages; Reproductions of the artist's prints of sixteen Northwest First Nations symbols, largely Kwakiutl, Tlingit and Haida View more info

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Pitseolak Pictures out of My Life

By: Pitseolak

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Montreal, Design Collaborative Books: 1978

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 19099

ISBN: 0195402979

Condition: Very Good


Card covers have light shelf wear, light discoloration and scuffing.; A tight solid book. Illustrated throughout book. Text in English and Inuktitut ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 7.8 X 5.1 X 1.0 inches; Unpaginated pages; Her life in Cape Dorset and the death of her husband led her to express herself through her artwork. "Initially Pitseolak worked sewing and embroidering goods for sale as part of the arts and crafts program. It was initiated by the Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources as a way for Inuit to earn money. It was introduced by James Archibald Houston and Alm... View more info

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Dorset 77 (Inuktitut and English Edition)

By: Ryan, T

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, M.F. Feheley Publishers: 1977

Seller ID: 17000

ISBN: 0919880118

Condition: Very Good+


Light shelfwear to white card covers.; A bright, solid book.; Cape Dorset Annual Graphics Collection; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.60 X 8.10 X 0.40 inches; 80 pages View more info

Image for Hopi Basket Weaving  Artistry in Natural Fibers

Hopi Basket Weaving Artistry in Natural Fibers

By: Teiwes, Helga

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Tuscon, AZ, University of Arizona Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 17026

ISBN: 0816516154

Condition: Very Good


A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 200 pages; A people known for protecting their privacy, the Hopi also have a long and less known tradition of weaving baskets and plaques. Generations of Hopi weavers have passed down knowledge of techniques and materials from the plant world around them, from mother to daughter, granddaughter, or niece. This book is filled with photographs and detailed descriptions of their beautiful baskets--the one art, above all others, that creates the strongest social bonds in Hopi life. In these pages, weavers open their lives to ... View more info

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Spirit Transformed A Journey from Tree to Totem

By: Vickers, Roy Henry & Brian Payton & Bob Herger (photographer)

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Raincoast Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16823

ISBN: 1551920158

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by Author; Only slight wear ; One copy is signed on title page and the other is inscribed and dated by Vickers. A bright, solid book Bright, solid books, dustjackets in Mylar, unclipped.; Colour photographs; 11.80 X 8 X 0.60 inches; 96 pages; The renowned West Coast native artist follows, with Brian Payton, the process that is followed in the creation of the totem pole he created for the Commonwealth Games of 1994. Liberally illustrated with colour photos. View more info