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Image for Smoke Signals, Number 46 / 1965, Folklore.

Smoke Signals, Number 46 / 1965, Folklore.

By: N/A

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Washington, DC., Indian Arts And Crafts Board, Department Of The Interior: 1965

Seller ID: 2837

Condition: 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. View more info

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In the Footsteps of the Mississaugas.

By: Gibson, Marian

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Mississauga, Ontario., Mississauga Heritage Foundation.: 2006

Seller ID: 21376

ISBN: 0969199554

Condition: 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 co... View more info

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Lelawala: A Legend Of The Maid Of The Mist.

By: Grol, Lini R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Fonthill, Ontario., Fonthill Studio - Trillium Books: 1971

Seller ID: 12293

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


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 gut... View more info

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Louis Riel: Justice Must Be Done.

By: Heineman, Larry. Clem Chartier, Ron Rivard.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Saskatchewan., Association of Metis and Non-Status Indians of Saskatchewan.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26209

Condition: 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. View more info

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Indian Conditions; A Survey.

By: Knox, R. H. and J. Phillip Nicholson. (editors).

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs.: 1980

Seller ID: 26201

ISBN: 0662108523

Condition: 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. M... View more info

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The Foot of the River.

By: Lalor, George.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba., Pemmican Publications.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26905

Condition: Near Fine


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 auth... View more info

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Waswanipi: Songs of a Scattered People.

By: Muller, Fr. Hugo.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Anglican Book Centre.: 1976

Seller ID: 27793

ISBN: 0919030157

Condition: 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 ... View more info

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Legends of a Lost Tribe: Folk Tales of the Beothuck Indians of Newfoundland .

By: O'Neill, Paul.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1976

Seller ID: 25833

ISBN: 0771068786

Condition: 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 in... View more info

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Aleutian Islanders: Eskimos of the North Pacific.

By: Quimby, George I.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Chicago Natural History Museum: 1944

Seller ID: 16456

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Croyances et coutumes magico-religieuses des Wafipa Paiens.

By: Robert, R. P. J. M.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Kipalapala - Tabora, Tanganyika, Tanganyika Mission Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7163

Condition: 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. A good working copy. View more info

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Natives and Outsiders: Pluralism in the Mackenzie River Delta, Northwest Territories.

By: Smith, Derek G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development.: 1975

Seller ID: 26203

Condition: 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/... View more info