Pilgrim Reader Books .com     

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
 
 
Member IOBA
 
 
 

Native Peoples

Native Peoples

Click on Title to view full description

 
Smoke Signals, Number 46 / 1965, Folklore.
1 Smoke Signals, Number 46 / 1965, Folklore.
Washington, DC. Indian Arts And Crafts Board, Department Of The Interior 1965 Soft Cover Good 
4to - 26.5 x 20 cm.; 27 pp. A once-upon-a-time free publication from the US Government. This issue has two feature articles - Folklore by Edward Malin and Folklore and secondly, a portfolio by George Burdeau. The covers are a tad worn and the spine fold for the cover is rubbed and spilit at the top and the bottom (above and below staples). Otherwise a clean copy. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced when ordered. 2837 
Price: 6.30 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
In the Footsteps of the Mississaugas., Gibson, Marian
2 Gibson, Marian In the Footsteps of the Mississaugas.
Mississauga, Ontario. Mississauga Heritage Foundation. 2006 0969199554 / 9780969199557 Softcover Fine 
8vo - 22.5 x 14.5 cm.; ix - 101 pp. From a foreword by Chief Bryan LaForme: ". . . is the story of the Mississauga area and the Mississauga people. The reader is taken through the time from the Ice Age, to the turbulent Beaver Wars with the Iroquois, the trade with the French, and the transitional period of building relationships with the British and finally to the present". Illustrated with black and white photographs plus a centre section of 23 pages in full colour and printed on a coated paper of the "Kiinwi Dabaadjmowin" - "Our Story Art Mural" as painted on the walls of the library at the Lloyd S. King Elelmentary School on the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville, Ontario. The printing was done by The Coach House Press of Toronto and reflects the quality of their work. Bibliographical references and an index are present. 21376 
Price: 16.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Lelawala: A Legend Of The Maid Of The Mist., Grol, Lini R.
3 Grol, Lini R. Lelawala: A Legend Of The Maid Of The Mist.
Fonthill, Ontario. Fonthill Studio - Trillium Books 1971 Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Lini R. Grol 
8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 39 pp. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on front board. "The Heroine from the Niagara Peninsula. An old Indian Legend as told and Illustrated with Freehand Scissor Cuttings by Lini R. Grol". Number 453 of a limited collector's edition. Grol is an author/artist originally from Holland and now living in Fonthill, close to Niagara Falls. Previous owner's name on free front end paper plus a small stain in the front end paper gutter. The dust jacket (in archival cover) is soiled with edge wear (chips, closed tears) and a small piece missing at the head edge of back panel near the spine. 12293 
Price: 12.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Louis Riel: Justice Must Be Done., Heineman, Larry. Clem Chartier, Ron Rivard.
4 Heineman, Larry. Clem Chartier, Ron Rivard. Louis Riel: Justice Must Be Done.
Saskatchewan. Association of Metis and Non-Status Indians of Saskatchewan. 1978 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; viii - 107 pp. A photostatic copy of the original typed submission made to the Hon. P. E. Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada and his cabinet in September of 1978 and part of that same submission package. Printed on the rectos (right hand pages) only. Bound in blue duo-tang type folder. Subsequently published as a book by the Manitoba Métis Federation Press in the following year, 1979. 26209 
Price: 16.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
North from the Mountains: A Folk History of the Carmel Melungeon Settlement, Highland County, Ohio., Kessler, John S. and Donald B. Ball.
5 Kessler, John S. and Donald B. Ball. North from the Mountains: A Folk History of the Carmel Melungeon Settlement, Highland County, Ohio.
Macon, Georgia Mercer University Press 2001 0865547033 / 9780865547032 Softcover Near Fine 
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvi - 220 pp. The history of the Carmel Indians starting in the early 1700's and concentrating on the Melungen grouping who settled in Highland County. Illustrated with b/w photogrphs, charts, graphs and maps. A new, unread and unused book. 11188 
Price: 12.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Indian Conditions; A Survey., Knox, R. H. and J. Phillip Nicholson. (editors).
6 Knox, R. H. and J. Phillip Nicholson. (editors). Indian Conditions; A Survey.
Ottawa, Ontario. Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs. 1980 0662108523 / 9780662108528 Softcover Very Good+ 
8vo - 21.5 x 28 cm. (oblong).; 159 pp. From the preface by John C. Munro, the then minister of Indian and Northern Affairs: "This report has been prepared by my department to document changes in Indian social, economic and political conditions during the last ten to twenty years". Contents: Introductory section, Social Conditions, Economic Conditions, Political Conditions, Government Programs, Off-Reserve , Reference Reading. Illustrated with charts and graphs. Minor wear to the edges of the covers, otherwise clean with a tight binding. 26201 
Price: 14.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
A Background to Sinhala Traditional Music of Sri Lanka., Kulatillake, C. de S. and Ranjan Abeysinghe.
7 Kulatillake, C. de S. and Ranjan Abeysinghe. A Background to Sinhala Traditional Music of Sri Lanka.
Colombo, Sri Lanka. Department of Cultural Affairs. 1976 Softcover Good 
12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; [4] - 25 pp. Illustrated card wraps in a saddle stapled binding. Monograph #2 in the series "The Culture of Sri Lanka". The appendix by Ranjan Abeysinghe lists the text in both the original language followed by an English translation of 17 songs. Small stain on the head edge of the booklet, pencilled note on the back cover. The head margins of the text pages are lightly crimped from dampness. Otherwise clean with a tight binding. 23532 
Price: 6.40 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Foot of the River., Lalor, George.
8 Lalor, George. The Foot of the River.
Winnipeg, Manitoba. Pemmican Publications. 1986 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 126 pp. From the foreword: "This volume contains the first two books of a series of five, which tell the story of that region which surrounds the estuary of the Winnipeg River from the time of Lake Agassiz to the year 1921. It is the story of the birth and growth of three communities in Manitoba: Fort Alexander, Victoria Beach and St. George." Illustrated with black and white drawings by Réal Bérard plus one map on page 73. Signed by the author on the title page. The covers show mild wear to the edges and that to the fore corners of the front cover, otherwise fine. ; Signed by Author 26905 
Price: 12.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Inini Neawigak ka ondjidj . . . acitic kodag Ancinabe adasokanan. (aka - The Man from Algonquin and Other Stories)., Mathias, Joseph "Josie".
9 Mathias, Joseph "Josie". Inini Neawigak ka ondjidj . . . acitic kodag Ancinabe adasokanan. (aka - The Man from Algonquin and Other Stories).
Temiscamingue, Quebec. La Societe d'Histoire du Temiscamingue. 1999 Softcover Very Good+ 
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xiv - [2] - 127 pp. Written in the Algonquin or Algonkin language, this is the story of Josie with an approximate English translation of the title being "The Man from Algonquin and Other Stories". Illustrated with 6 pages of black and white photographs and 4 maps. Foreword by Michel Pinard. Minor wear to the cover edges, otherwise clean and tight. 24334 
Price: 20.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Waswanipi: Songs of a Scattered People., Muller, Fr. Hugo.
10 Muller, Fr. Hugo. Waswanipi: Songs of a Scattered People.
Toronto, Ontario. Anglican Book Centre. 1976 0919030157 / 9780919030152 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 22.5 x 14.5 cm.; (10) - 86 pp. Fr. Hugo Muller, an Anglican priest, was appointed to a parish in north-west Quebec among the Cree people of Waswanipi and Mistassini. Known as the in-land Cree, they live in the area affected by the James Bay Hydro Project with recently (relatively) built towns such as Chapais, Chibougamau, Quevillon, Joutel, and Matagami in the heart of their traditional hunting grounds. Illustrated with many black and white photographs of the area and the people. Mild to moderate wear and light scuffing to the covers while the interior is clean and the binding is tight. 27793 
Price: 8.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Dilemma for Our Indian People. (2 copies)., Mulvihill OMI., Fr. James P.
11 Mulvihill OMI., Fr. James P. The Dilemma for Our Indian People. (2 copies).
Ontario. Oblates / OMI. 1989 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 21 x 12.5 cm.; 44 pp. A reprint collection of 7 articles originally written by Fr. Mulvihill for the Oblate News. The articles are: 1 - "Tell us about Indians", "What is wrong with reserves", "Twilight Zone", "Indian Leadership", "Dilemma in Education", "The Amalgamated School", "How can we help them?". Photographic wraps in a saddle stapled binding with minor wear and like soiling. One copy has a previous owner's name on the first page, the second copy is near fine though with a different cover - no colour. Both copies are included. 27403 
Price: 4.80 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Legends of a Lost Tribe: Folk Tales of the Beothuck Indians of Newfoundland ., O'Neill, Paul.
12 O'Neill, Paul. Legends of a Lost Tribe: Folk Tales of the Beothuck Indians of Newfoundland .
Toronto, Ontario. McClelland and Stewart. 1976 0771068786 / 9780771068782 Softcover Very Good+ 
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 94 - [2] pp. No additional printings are noted, presumed first. O'Neill has constructed 12 legends based on the known facts about the tribe including the information given by the last Beothuck, a woman who died in 1829. A 4 page introduction describes where the legends come from and a 2 page glossary of Beothuck words is provided at the back. Illustrated with full page black and white drawings, one per legend, by Jon Fraser. Old price sticker on the inside of the front cover and the cover edges show mild shelf wear. Otherwise clean and tight. 25833 
Price: 8.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Aleutian Islanders: Eskimos of the North Pacific., Quimby, George I.
13 Quimby, George I. Aleutian Islanders: Eskimos of the North Pacific.
Chicago, Illinois. Chicago Natural History Museum 1944 Softcover Good Illustrated by Helen Z. Quimby 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 48 pp plus 8 pages of black and white plates. Mustard yellow covers with black art work and lettering. Mr. Quimby was the Curator of Exhibits in the Department of Anthropology of the Museum at the time of writing. Two and a half pages of references at the back. The covers are age darkened and the cover edges / spine tips show mild wear. 16456 
Price: 6.40 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Croyances et coutumes magico-religieuses des Wafipa Paiens., Robert, R. P. J. M.
14 Robert, R. P. J. M. Croyances et coutumes magico-religieuses des Wafipa Paiens.
Kipalapala - Tabora, Tanganyika Tanganyika Mission Press 1949 First Edition Soft Cover Fair 
8vo - 24.5 x 15 cm.; 256 pp. Grey wraps with black lettering. A missionary (White Fathers) looks at the beliefs and religious costumes of the Wafipa people. Pencil underlining present in first 80 or so pages. The spine is worn as are the covers with soiling to them. The interior (aside from the underlining) is clean and the binding is yet solid. 7163 
Price: 8.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Pour une Autohistoire Amerindienne, Essai sur les Fondements d'une Morale Sociale., Sioui, Georges E.
15 Sioui, Georges E. Pour une Autohistoire Amerindienne, Essai sur les Fondements d'une Morale Sociale.
Quebec Les Presses de l'Universite Laval. 1992 276377220x / 9782763772202 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 157 pp. Text is in French. Footnotes, bibliography. Former owner's name on first blank page, otherwise, a clean, unmarked copy. 19382 
Price: 12.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Natives and Outsiders: Pluralism in the Mackenzie River Delta, Northwest Territories., Smith, Derek G.
16 Smith, Derek G. Natives and Outsiders: Pluralism in the Mackenzie River Delta, Northwest Territories.
Ottawa, Ontario. Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development. 1975 Softcover Near Fine 
4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; xv - 173 pp. This is report #12 from the Mackenzie Delta Research project. From the preface: "Originally presented as a doctoral dissertation in Anthropology at Harvard University, this study is based principally on data recovered during intensive fieldwork in the Mackenzie River Delta between 1965 and 1967." Illustrated with many charts, tables, graphs and maps. Minor wear to the spine crown, otherwise fine. This is catalogue item # R72-142/1975 from the Ministry. 26203 
Price: 20.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Who Speaks for Wolf, a Native American Learning Story As Told to Turtle Woman Singing by Her Father, Sharp-Eyed Hawk., Spencer, Paula Underwood.
17 Spencer, Paula Underwood. Who Speaks for Wolf, a Native American Learning Story As Told to Turtle Woman Singing by Her Father, Sharp-Eyed Hawk.
Austin, Texas Tribe Of Two Press 1983 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Illustrated by Frank Howell 
8vo - 23 x 23 cm.; 47 pp. This is a special edition of this book, number 17 of 110 copies, signed by both Spencer and Howell on the first blank preliminary page. It is inscribed and signed again on the half title page by the author. Accompanying the book is is a specially bound original stone lithograph called "Firewatcher" by Howell, which is signed and dated. Both volumes are in a slipcase which is in very good condition having a bit of minor soiling on it. Laid in the book is a typed sheet with a poem by Spencer called "Spirit Song". The book, lithograph and slipcase are bound in a brown cloth with gilt lettering on the cover of the book and lithograph; the slipcase has a pastedown title and illustration. Spencer, who died in 2000, was a Native American educator and founder of The Learning Way Center. "Who Speaks for Wolf" received the Thomas Jefferson Cup Award for quality writing for young people and is considered an Environment al Classic. Howell (1937-1997) was a well known Southwest painter, print-maker and gallery owner; a post-realist painter of Native Americans. Digital photos of any aspect are available upon request. 8807 
Price: 600.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Good Hope Tales: Paper # 2, Bulletin # 204., Voudrach, Paul; with Ronald Cohen and Helgi Osterreich.
18 Voudrach, Paul; with Ronald Cohen and Helgi Osterreich. Good Hope Tales: Paper # 2, Bulletin # 204.
Ottawa, Canada National Museum Of Canada 1965 Soft Cover Very Good 
8vo - 25 x 16.5 cm.; 86 pp. Paper wraps with a saddle stapled binding. Preparation for publication and summaries and analysis by Ronald Cohen and Helgi Osterreich. This is bulletin #204, Contributions to Anthropology, 1963-64, Part II. Voudrach was a resident of Fort Good Hope, NWT and here relates some of the traditional stories from his people, the Athabaskans of that area. Slight wear the externals with a closed tear on the wraps at the lower spine fold. Includes a three page glossary and a three page statistical analysis of the tales with regards motivational components. 4729 
Price: 12.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Fighters & Singers: The Lives Of Some Australian Aboriginal Women., White, Isobel; Diane Barwick and Betty Meehan. (editors).
19 White, Isobel; Diane Barwick and Betty Meehan. (editors). Fighters & Singers: The Lives Of Some Australian Aboriginal Women.
Sydney, Australia George Allen & Unwin, Ltd. 1985 0868616206 / 9780868616209 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 24.5 x 16 cm.; xxi - 226 pp. "This volume is a record of friendships which formed despite differences of background, experience and age. . . . . the authors attempt to convey what Aboriginal women considered relevant when describing their lives to friends who were both strangers and kin". List of contributors: Diane Barwick, Diane Bell, Catherine Berndt, Pearl Duncan, Jenny Green, Luise Hercus, Ann McGrath, Janet Matthews, Betty Meehan, Lynette Oates, Helen Payne, Janice Reid, Diane Smith, Myrna Tonkinson and Isobel White. 5 location maps included at front and also illustrated with black and white photographs. Lower front fore corner has a surface crease. 11169 
Price: 10.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Indian Costumes in the United States: A Guide to the Study of the Collections in the Museum., Wissler, Clark.
20 Wissler, Clark. Indian Costumes in the United States: A Guide to the Study of the Collections in the Museum.
New York, New York American Museum Of Natural History 1931 Third Edition Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 24.5 x 17 cm.; 32 pp. Saddle staple bound in a light tan wraps. The museum in question is the American Museum of Natural History and this is guide leaflet number 63. Printed on a coated paper with many b/w reproductions and line drawings. A one page "Sources of Information" is on the last page. Contents: Costume Materials, The Forests and the Plains (headgear, under garments, upper garments, wallets, footgear, early accounts), California, Washington and Oregon, The Southwest, and The Use of Cloth. Previous owner's name stamped on the front cover, title page and the last page. The covers show minor soiling and wear. 11887 
Price: 5.60 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2  NEXT >  


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@pilgrimreaderbooks.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie