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BARTON WRIGHT
Hopi Material Culture
Northland Press and the Heard Museum, Flagstaff, AZ, 1979, 1st Stated Ed. Paperback. Hopi Material Culture by Barton Wright. Published by Northland Press and the Heard Museum, Flagstaff, AZ, 1979. 1st Stated Edition. Paperback. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine. Slight edge wear, content excellent. 127 Pgs. ISBN 087358189X. LCCN 78-74181. Introduction by Byron Harvey III and an essay on H R Voth by Fred Eggan. Artifacts gathered by Reverend H. R. Voth, Mennonite missionary for the Fred Harvey Company. This catalogue is an explanation of the artifacts in a single collection. The artifacts are placed in historical perspective and position within the Hopi culture. Black and white photographs illustrate, the artifacts are presented by: Dress: Men', Women's, Footwear, Ornamentation, and Ceremonial Clothing; Tools and Devises: Household and General Tools, Baskets, Pottery and Wooden Containers; and Ritual Objects: Prayer, Masks, and Kachinas. Description text copyright 2007 BooksForComfort. Item ID 13690. ISBN: 087358189X. Nr Fine. Slight edge wear, content excellent. 8vo..
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CARL A HAMMERSCHLAG MD
The Theft of the Spirit, A Journey to Spiritual Healing
Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 1993, 1st Signed Ed 3rd Pr. Hardbound. The Theft of the Spirit, A Journey to Spiritual Healing by Carl A Hammerschlag MD. Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 1993. 1st Signed Edition 3rd Printing. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Fine in Good DJ. Signed with a personal inscription by the author. 176 Pgs. ISBN 0671780239. LCCN 93-19036. The author was chief of psychiatry with the Indian Health Service for 14 years. In this book he provides a deeply moving and entirely credible account of his experiences with native healers and their patients. Even more important, he discusses the lessons he learned from such encounters and reveals the wisdom of much of their treatment. He demonstrates humility and respect for native cultures; he learns the importance of treating the patient, not just the disease, of facilitating the growth of spirit as well as healing mind and body. Description text copyright 2010 BooksForComfort. Item ID 22518. ISBN: 0671780239. Fine in Good DJ. Signed with a personal inscription by the author. 8vo..
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CLARA LEE TANNER
Ray Manleys Hopi Kachinas
Ray Manley Publishing, Tucson, AZ, No Pub Date, 1st Ed. Paperback. Ray Manleys Hopi Kachinas by Clara Lee Tanner. Published by Ray Manley Publishing, Tucson, AZ, No Pub Date. 1st Edition. Paperback. Size 4to (up to 12'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine. Some edge wear, overall content excellent. 32 Pgs. ISBN 0931418062. History of the Hopi Indians. Color photos of Kachinas with description of each doll. Description text copyright 2011 BooksForComfort. Item ID 24145. ISBN: 0931418062. Nr Fine. Some edge wear, overall content excellent. 4to..
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EDWARD S CURTIS
In A Sacred Manner We Live
Barre Publishers, Barre, MA, 1972, 1st Ed. Paperback. In A Sacred Manner We Live by Edward S Curtis. Published by Barre Publishers, Barre, MA, 1972. 1st Edition. Paperback. Size 4to (up to 12'' tall). Condition: VG. Covers water marked, overall content excellent. 152 Pgs. ISBN 0827172613. LCCN 73-185614. Photographs of the North American Indians. Introduction and commentary by Don D Fowler. Description text copyright 2006 BooksForComfort. Item ID 11627. ISBN: 0827172613. VG. Covers water marked, overall content excellent. 4to..
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FRANCES DENSMORE
Indian Use of Wild Plants for Crafts, Food, Medicine, and Charms
Iroqrafts Ltd Indian Publications, Ontario, CA, 1993, Reprint. Paperback. Indian Use of Wild Plants for Crafts, Food, Medicine, and Charms by Frances Densmore. Published by Iroqrafts Ltd Indian Publications, Ontario, CA, 1993. Reprint. Paperback. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine. 397 Pgs. ISBN 091964516X. Reprinted by permission of Smithsonian Institution Press. Reprint from the Forty-Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, 1926-1927, originally published as Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians. Illustrated with black and white photos. Description text copyright 2010 BooksForComfort. Item ID 23653. ISBN: 091964516X. Nr Fine. 8vo..
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FREDERICK J DOCKSTADER
The Kachina and the White Man
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM, 1985, Revised & Enlarged. Paperback. The Kachina and the White Man by Frederick J Dockstader. Published by University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM, 1985. Revised & Enlarged Edition. Paperback. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine. 202 Pgs. ISBN 0826307906. LCCN 85-968. The influences of white culture on the Hopi Kachina cult. First published in 1954, a fascinating study of the scope and complexity of the Kachina cult. The material has been brought up to date, fit it into its historical perspective, and described and explained the manifold symbols and designs from the viewpoint of the Hopi artist. The author examines the effects of the current surge of tourist interest in Indian tradition, especially dances, and the ever-growing art market interest in Kachina dolls. The influence of commercialization is clear and some of the effects are inevitably deleterious. Illustrated with black and white photographs and color drawings. Description text copyright 2005 BooksForComfort. Item ID 10328. ISBN: 0826307906. Nr Fine. 8vo..
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H S CROKER CO INC
Indians of the Southwest
Petley Studios Inc, Phoenix, AZ, No Pub Date, Unknown Ed. Paperback. Indians of the Southwest by H S Croker Co Inc. Published by Petley Studios Inc, Phoenix, AZ, No Pub Date. Edition Not Stated. Paperback. Size 4to (up to 12'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine. Orig owners name in ink inside front cover. 34 Pgs. Over 80 pictures & sketches of Authentic American Indians. Featuring colorful Tribal Dress; Traditional Ceremonial Dances; Crafts; Symbols; Tribal Location Map of Western US. Description text copyright 2006 BooksForComfort. Item ID 11776.. Nr Fine. Orig owners name in ink inside front cover. 4to..
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H L JAMES
Posts and Rugs, The Story of Navajo Rugs and Their Homes
Southwest Parks and Monuments Association, Globe, AZ, 1979, 1st Ed 3rd Pr. Paperback. Posts and Rugs, The Story of Navajo Rugs and Their Homes by H L James. Published by Southwest Parks and Monuments Association, Globe, AZ, 1979. 1st Edition 3rd Printing. Paperback. Size 4to (up to 12'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine. Slight edge wear, content excellent. 126 Pgs. ISBN 0911408355. LCCN 75-10108. In this book, faithfully documented, fully illustrated with exquisite line drawings and color photographs, and some historic old prints, the author has produced a reference book which will be used many times. Here are design drawings showing elements characteristic of different weaving centers; superb color photographs of rugs typical of these centers, and detailed maps of the areas; exquisite line drawing illustrations to accompany the text on all steps from sheep to finished rug; complete outline of history on many of the most significant trading posts; advice on how to buy a Navajo rug, and listing of award winners at recent Navaho crafts displays and fairs. Description text copyright 2006 BooksForComfort. Item ID 10549. ISBN: 0911408355. Nr Fine. Slight edge wear, content excellent. 4to..
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JACK WEATHERFORD
Indian Givers
Crown Publishers Inc, New York, NY, 1988, 1st Ed 2nd Pr. Hardbound. Indian Givers published by Crown Publishers Inc, New York, NY, 1988. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Hardbound in Glassine Protected DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine in Good DJ. Discarded Library Book. 272 Pgs. ISBN 0517569698. LCCN 88-3827. How the Indians of the Americas transformed the world. The collision of the Indian New World and the European Old World made a staggering impact on the way we eat, work, dress, have sex, and live today. Anthropologist Jack Weatherford presents a fascinating account of the price the Indians paid to transform world civilization. Description text copyright 2008 BooksForComfort. Item ID 18249. ISBN: 0517569698. Nr Fine in Good DJ. Discarded Library Book. 8vo..
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JACK L CROWDER
Stephannie And The Coyote
Self Published, San Carlos, AZ, 1970, 1st Ed. Paperback. Stephannie And The Coyote by Jack L Crowder, San Carlos, AZ, 1970. 1st Edition. Paperback. Oblong. Condition: Nr Fine. Orig owners name in ink inside front cover. 33 Pgs. In Navajo and English. Story illustrated with color photographs. Navajo translation by William Morgan Sr, writing in Navajo by Agnes and Wayne Holm. Includes pronunciation guides to the Navajo language. Description text copyright 2012 BooksForComfort. Item ID 26766.. Nr Fine. Orig owners name in ink inside front cover. Oblong..
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JACK B HERIARD, MANAGING EDITOR
Whispering Wind American Indian: Past & Present Vol 35 No 2
Written Heritage, Folsom, LA, Aug 2005, Bimonthly. Paperback. Whispering Wind American Indian: Past & Present Vol 35 No 2. Jack B Heriard, Managing Editor. Published by Written Heritage, Folsom, LA, Aug 2005. Bimonthly Edition. Paperback. Size 4to (up to 12'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine. 47 Pgs. Feather Fans. Heart-Shaped Bags. Whitecloud Collection. Attaching Ornaments. German Silver Crosses in Lakota Attire. Cutting & Stringing buckskin thongs. Flat Bag. Cheyenne moccasin analysis. Description text copyright 2008 BooksForComfort. Item ID 18855.. Nr Fine. 4to..
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JAMES M GOODMAN
The Navajo Atlas: Environments, Resources, People, and History of the Dine Bikeyah
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, 1982, 1st Paperback Ed. Paperback, Ill: Mary E Goodman. The Navajo Atlas: Environments, Resources, People, and History of the Dine Bikeyah by James M Goodman. Published by University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, 1982. 1st Paperback Edition. Paperback. Size 4to (up to 12'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine. Corners creased on covers, overall content excellent. 109 Pgs. ISBN 0806120320. LCCN 81-40287. Volume 157 in the Civilization of the American Indian Series. Drawings and Cartographic assistance by Mary E. Goodman. The Navajo Indian Reservation extends into three states: Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, and Navajo cultural, social, and economic influence extends well beyond the boundaries of the reservation. This atlas of the starkly beautiful, sparsely populated tribal lands is an invaluable aid to understanding Navajo history and culture. 48 maps, numerous graphs, drawings and black and white photographs. Description text copyright 2016 BooksForComfort. Item ID 31178. ISBN: 0806120320. Nr Fine. Corners creased on covers, overall content excellent. 4to..
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JOHN UPTON TERRELL
Apache Chronicle
World Publishing Co, New York, NY, 1972, 1st Stated Print. Hardbound. Apache Chronicle by John Upton Terrell. Published by World Publishing Co, New York, NY, 1972. 1st Stated Printing. Hardbound, no DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine. Slight edge wear, content excellent. 411 Pgs. ISBN 0529045206. LCCN 77-173920. Comprehensive history of the Apache People. History in chronological order by year, sometimes by month, beginning in December 1535 through September 1886. Illustrated with maps and photographs. Bibliography and index. Description text copyright 2005 BooksForComfort. Item ID 9638. ISBN: 0529045206. Nr Fine. Slight edge wear, content excellent. 8vo..
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JON MANCHIP WHITE
Everyday Life of the North American Indian
Indian Head Books, New York, NY, 1993, Repub 3rd Pr. Hardbound. Everyday Life of the North American Indian by Jon Manchip White. Published by Indian Head Books, New York, NY, 1993. Republication 3rd Printing. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine in Good DJ. 256 Pgs. ISBN 0880291788. The story of the Native American from his earliest beginnings, through his subsequent career as a nomad and a hunter, when he spread throughout the length and breadth of the New World, and describes how he eventually settled down as a farmer and, before the advent of the Europeans, created brilliant and varied cultures distinguished by their elaborate architecture and forms of art. The author devotes a separate chapter to each of the Native American's main activities at the period of his greatest glory; as hunter and farmer, as athlete and warrior, as spouse and parent, as witch doctor and worshipper, as artist and craftsman. Illustrated with black and white photos. Description text copyright 2017 BooksForComfort. Item ID 31854. ISBN: 0880291788. Nr Fine in Good DJ. 8vo..
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JOSEPH BRUCHAC
Native American Stories
Fulcrum Publishing, Golden, CO, 1991, 1st Ed 3rd Pr. Paperback. Native American Stories by Joseph Bruchac. Published by Fulcrum Publishing, Golden, CO, 1991. 1st Edition 3rd Printing. Paperback. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine. 145 Pgs. ISBN 1555910947. LCCN 90-85267. Foreword by N Scott Momaday. A collection of myths drawn from the native cultures of North America, from the Inuit in the north to the Zuni, Hopi, and Cherokee in the south, each beautifully illustrated by Mohawk artist John Kahionhes Fadden. These stories first appeared in Keepers of the Earth: Native American Stories and Environmental Activities for Children by Mich'l J Caduto and Joseph Bruchac. Description text copyright 2007 BooksForComfort. Item ID 13906. ISBN: 1555910947. Nr Fine. 8vo..
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