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Image for Emerging from the Mist: Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History (Pacific Rim Archaeology,)

Emerging from the Mist: Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History (Pacific Rim Archaeology,)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, UBC Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H3900

ISBN: 0774809817

Condition: Good


0774809817 380 pages. "Updates and expands our understanding of the nature and evolution of precontact Northwest Coast society to reveal the vibrant, rich cultures that existed there. Scholars and students of archaeology and anthropology, and those with an interest in Northwest Coast history will find this volume especially rewarding." - back board. Maps, diagrams, tables, graphs, black and white reproductions of photos, and index. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. A sound working copy. View more info

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Ancient Road Networks and Settlement Hierarchies in the New World (New Directions in Archaeology)

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: England, Cambridge University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 126H3018

ISBN: 0521383374

Condition: Fair


0521383374 277 pages. Index. "The discovery of ancient road networks in the New World is a puzzle, since they predate the use of wheeled transport vehicles. But whatever their precise functions, they are among the only tangible indication of how extinct American societies were ordered in space." - back board. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. Several blank stickers to contents. A sound reference copy. View more info

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Dè T'a Hoti Ts'eeda : We Live Securely by the Land

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, Government of the Northwest Territories, Culture & Communications: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H2121

ISBN: 0770801498

Condition: Good


0770801498 78 pages. Catalogue for an exhibition of Dene material selected from the collections from the National Museums Scotland. Printed upon glossy stock. Illustrated with colour photography. Text in English and a native language. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. View more info

Image for For Every North American Indian Who Begins to Disappear I Also Begin to Disappear. Being a Collection of Essays Concerned with the Quality of Human Relations Between the Red and White Peoples of This Continent

For Every North American Indian Who Begins to Disappear I Also Begin to Disappear. Being a Collection of Essays Concerned with the Quality of Human Relations Between the Red and White Peoples of This Continent

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Neewin Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H1809

ISBN: B0012MXATI

Condition: Fair


B0012MXATI 164 pages. "A collection of essays concerned with the quality of human relations between the red and white peoples of this continent." - subtitle. "Thought-provoking, informative and well-written, this book is highly recommended." - About Indians 1145. Unmarked. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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Dakelh Keyoh: The Southern Carrier in Earlier Time

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Quesnel School District: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H0643

ISBN: 0969363885

Condition: Good


0969363885 87 pages. Bibliography. Maps. Reproductions of photos. "Offers a glimpse of what life was like for the people at a time when they were free to enjoy the fruit of their land without the intrusions of our modern society" - Editor. Moderate wear. Few markings. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info

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A Sto:lo-Coast Salish Historical Atlas

By: N/A

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 828H0305

ISBN: 1550548123

Condition: Very Good


1550548123 208 pages. "Presents a comprehensive overview of Sto:lo-Coast Salish history. Full colour original maps, artwork and photographs grace the pages of this monumental volume, placing a vast wealth of easily accessible information at the fingertips of general readers and academics alike... (contains) innovative analyses that will expand the horizons of anyone interested in Native and West Coast history." - from dust jacket. Please note that this copy includes a replica dust jacket rather than an original. Unmarked with light wear. Several small bits of white discolouration ... View more info

Perspectives on Northern Northwest Coast Prehistory (Mercury Series-Archaeological Survey of Canada, 160)

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Hull, PQ, Canada, Canadian Museum of Civilization: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64601498

ISBN: 0660178443

Condition: Fine


0660178443 281 pages. Thirteen scientists provide insight into the archaeology of the north coast of British Columbia in celebration of the field work begun by George F. MacDonald for the National Museum of Canada in 1966. A decade of field seasons saw excavation at 18 sites representing 5000 years of human occupation. Most fieldwork was done at Prince Rupert Harbour. Author is Curator of Physical Anthropology at the Canadian Museum of Civilization and has been involved in Northwest Coast archaeological research for over 30 years. Clean, bright and unmarked with minor crease to bottom cor... View more info

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A Boy of Tache

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Toronto Pr: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 252A7160

ISBN: 0887760236

Condition: Fair


0887760236 Unpaginated. "This is not a story of Indians long ago, but of Indians now. Through her delicately beautiful watercolours, and a simple text, Ann Blades has tried to recreate the Tache reserve of today so accurately that its own residents will recognize their own." - from dust jacket. "The reserve of Tache on Stuart Lake, B.C. is located on the site of the old Indian village of Thatce." - from text. Usual library markings. Heavily worn. Reading copy only. View more info

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The First Ones: Readings in Indian / Native studies

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Saskatchewan Indian Federated College Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737A4965

ISBN: 1895803160

Condition: Very Good


1895803160 410 pages. "This collection of readings brings together a series of articles designed to facilitate the teaching of issues important to introductory courses in Indian/Native studies." - from back cover. lean, tight and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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The Archaeology of Southern Ontario to A.D.1650

By: N/A

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Canada, Ontario Archaeological Society, London Chapter: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 615C8577

ISBN: 0919350135

Condition: Good


0919350135 570 pages. Extensive list of references cited. List of Figures. Errata slip inside front cover. "Presents a synthesis of the long and varied development and the details of Native life in southern Ontario revealed primarily by archaeological research." - from Introduction. Minimal yellow high-lighting otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Tight and square. Average external wear. A sound copy of this important work. View more info

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2000 Golden Memories

By: 2000 Golden Memories Book Committee; Palumbo, Colleen

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Golden, British Columbia, Golden and District Historical Society: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 648G4524

ISBN: 1550567152

Condition: Fine


1550567152 420 pages. Documents the history and families of Golden and the Columbia Valley district of British Columbia. Chapters include: Native Peoples; Business; Transportation; Logging; Trapping Guiding and Hunting; Mining; Agriculture; Churches; Schools; Hospitals and Health Care; Clubs and Organizations; Sports Social Activities; Law Enforcement and the Military; Families; Swiss Guides and their Families; Neighbours to the East, West and South. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. View more info

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The Akerman Family: Growing Up with Salt Spring Island

By: Ackerman, Bob (Signed); Sherwood, Linda

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published (Van Coillie, Dries): 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151H2221

ISBN: 0973982608

Condition: Good


0973982608 Signed, without inscription, by author upon title page. 325 pages. Index. Black and white reproductions of archival photos in text. Includes chapters on Akerman and Gyves family genealogy, plus the author's native ancestry. "Bob's incredible memory of the stories he heard from his family while he was growing up gives an excellent glimpse into what life was like for the early residents of Salt Spring Island. The stories he tells remind us of the importance of family, community and history: they remind us of our place as individuals and as part of the greater whole." - f... View more info

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Kenai Pathways: A Guide to the Outstanding Wildland Trails of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula

By: Allen, David

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Alaska, Alaska Natural History Assn: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H3327

ISBN: 0930931149

Condition: Good


0930931149 31 pages. Black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. "In this story of the Unegkurmiut, learn about the ways of a maritime hunter and gatherer." - back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative introductory work. View more info

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The Apostle of Alaska - The Story of William Duncan of Metlakahtla

By: Arctander, John W.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 422G0029

Condition: Fair


395 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Fold-out map. Usual library markings. Heavily worn. A worthy reading copy. View more info

Image for The Terror of the Coast: Land Alienation and Colonial War on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, 1849–1863

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

By: Arnett, Chris

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Talonbooks: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 317C8477

ISBN: 0889223181

Condition: Very Good


0889223181 382 pages. Bibliography. Extensive footnotes. Black and white illustrations. "Previously ignored, the war between the 'people of the land' and the colonial government remains of utmost significance in today's world of unsettled First Nations' land claims. After the war of 1863 aboriginal land continued to be alienated, and Native jurisdiction eroded, throughout British Columbia - leaving an inequity which remains unresolved almost a century and a half later." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high quality copy. May shock readers wh... View more info

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Tsawalk: A Nuu-chah-nulth Worldview

By: Atleo, Umeek E. Richard

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, UBC Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 732H1207

ISBN: 077481084X

Condition: Fair


077481084X pp. xx, (2), 146. Index. Bibliography. Footnotes. "Develops a theory of 'Tsawalk,' meaning 'one,' that views the nature of existence as an integrated and orderly whole, and thereby recognizes the intrinsic relationship between the physical and spiritual realms." - from back board. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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Kwakiutl Art

By: Audrey Hawthorn

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & Mcintyre: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737C6019

ISBN: 0888942397

Condition: Good


0888942397 272 pages. Index. Bibliography. Glossary. Profusely illustrated with primarily black and white photography. "Introduces the craft and technology of Northwest Coast native art, discusses in detail the wellsprings of its central images, and carefully reviews the significance of such important cultural features as the lineage house and the totem pole." - from dust jacket. One inch opening to top edge of front free endpaper at front board else book clean and unmarked with average wear. Wear to upper edges of dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. ... View more info

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Raven Travelling: Two Centuries of Haida Art.

By: Augaitis, Daina, Lucille Bell, Nika Collison, et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery / Douglas & McIntyre / University of Washington Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H1642

ISBN: 1553651855

Condition: Fine


1553651855 182 pages. "Lavishly illustrated and passionately written, this work situates Haida art where it has always belonged, inseparable from its people and at the very apex of the great accomplishments of human creativity. Features 140 colour photos of Haida masterpieces from the last two centuries, from exquisitely carved totem poles and masks to remarkable pipes, plates and baskets. The wide-ranging text includes excerpts from ancient Raven myths." - from dust jacket. Appears unread. Clean, bright and unmarked with faintest hint of wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archiv... View more info

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In the Steps of Our Ancestors: Prepared to Accompany an Exhibition of Native North American Footwear

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Bata Shoe Museum Foundation / Ontario Crafts Council: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H4120

ISBN: 0921059078

Condition: Good


0921059078 Seven panel two-sided fold-out brochure measuring approximately 9 inches x 5.5 inches when closed. Illustrated with attractive colour photography. Prepared to accompany an exhibition of North American Indian footwear. Reflects the history of the Native peoples's ways of life and beliefs, and climate and geography in which they lived, and the influence of other nations, both Native and European." - Introduction. Undated but appears to be circa 1987. Illustrates and describes samples of footwear used by fishers and carvers, caribou hunters, harvesters, diggers and collectors... View more info

Let's Learn Cree - Oral

By: Ayiman, Namoya

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Unstated, Self-Published: 1976

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 73108536

Condition: Very Good


105 pages. "The Cree language never was a written language. Therefore, we are endeavoring to make these words as simple as possible. The Plains Cree is very simple and sounds are like English... We are doing our utmost to revive this language..." - from the introduction. Teaches the words for numbers, animals, verbs, people, and much more. Book has some minor bends due to improper storage but is clean and unmarked with only moderate wear. Light sunning near spine which is covered by publisher's black tape. Small erasure atop page one. A solid copy of this practical work. View more info