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THE CHILDREN OF AATAENTSIC I A History of the Huron People to 1660, Volume  One
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THE CHILDREN OF AATAENTSIC I A History of the Huron People to 1660, Volume One

By Trigger, Bruce G.

Montreal & London: McGill-Queen's University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. 0773502394 . Please Note: Volume One Only, NO dustjacket. Brown cloth hardcover in very good condition. 453 pages, 1st edition. Cover has some bumping at corners, light age tanning to edges, a bit moreso to spine and minimal soiling, a little ink rubbing on spine. Flaps from missing dustjacket have been taped inside front endpages. Pages are clean and intact, with no markings, minor age tanning to page edges, very light soiling outer edge of pages. B/w illustrations. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 453 pages; Trigger's work integrates insights from archaeology, history, ethnology, linguistics, and geography. This wide knowledge allows him to show that, far from being a static prehistoric society quickly torn apart by European contact and the fur trade, almost every facet of Iroquoian culture had undergone significant change in the centuries preceding European contact. He argues convincingly that the European impact upon native cultures cannot be correctly assessed unless the nature and extent of precontact change is understood. His study not only stands Euro-American stereotypes and fictions on their heads, but forcefully and consistently interprets European and Indian actions, thoughts, and motives from the perspective of the Huron culture. The Children of Aataentsic revises widely accepted interpretations of Indian behaviour and challenges cherished myths about the actions of some celebrated Europeans during the "heroic age" of Canadian history. In a new preface, Trigger describes and evaluates contemporary controversies over the ethnohistory of eastern Canada. (1312,5-18) .

$55.00

"Gossip" (Gossip) A Spoken History of Women in the North

By Mary Crnkovich (editor)

Ottawa, Ont.: Canadian Arctic Resources Committee. Near Fine. 1990. First Edition. Softcover. 0919996442 . Excellent condition. Pages clean and unmarked. Cover has light scuffing and very light wear at corners. 289 pages. Feminist researcher, Mary Crnkovich, has assembled a varied collection of writings and reflections that not only reveal the concerns of northern women but also serve to confirm the place of women's work at the centre of northern life.... (562,0614) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages .

$18.95

Metis Lands in Manitoba

By Thomas Flanagan

Calgary: University of Calgary Press. Very Good. 1991. First Edition. Softcover. 0919813984 . Book is from the Writers Guild of Alberta library, with fairly minimal library markings (front pocket, stamp inside rear cover) in very good condition. Appears that a sticker may have been neatly removed from cover spine. Pages are clean and intact, no markings other than mentioned. Cover has some scuffing and light wear to corners, slight corner curling. "When Manitoba entered confederation in 1870, the Dominion government promised to give the Metis population a large amount of land. It is widely thought that the Metis never got this land or were cheated out of it; and in line with that view, the Manitoba Metis Federation is today suing Manitoba and Canada for compensation....." (from rear cover) (415os,0614) ; 245 pages .

$29.95

Kipocihkan - Poems New & Selected
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Kipocihkan - Poems New & Selected

By Gregory Scofield

Gibsons, B. C.: Nightwood Editions. Very Good+. 2009. First Edition. Softcover. 088971228x . Ex-library book, but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, no markings other than one tiny stain on title page. Cover has light scuffing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; The first anthology of urban Aboriginal songs by Gregory Scofield is a retrospective of the award-winning poet's pivotal work to date. The word Kipocihkan is Cree slang for someone who is mute or unable to speak, and charted in this book is Scofield's journey out of that silence to become one of the most powerful voices of our time. "I make offerings to my Grandmothers and Grandfathers when I write. I ask them to come and sit with me, to give me courage and strength. I ask them to help me be honest, reflective of the ceremony that I am about to begin. I ask them to guide me, to help me touch people. I ask to make good medicine, even out of something bad. When people read my work it's not just the book that they read, it's the medicine behind the words. That's where the power comes from. That's where the healing comes from." --Scofield in January Magazine (260os,0614) .

$8.95

Mushkegowuk First Nations - Community and Life Experiences

By John Paul Jacasum

Timmins, Ont.: Ojibway and Cree Cultural Centre. Very Good+. 2003. First Edition. Spiral-bound. 0919523536 . Spiralbound soft cover, laminated covers. Some ex-library stickers - could be removed if desired. Book is in excellent condition, clean and unmarked. Laminate on cover has some small corner creases and light scuffing. B/w illustrations. 86 pages. Contents: Chapleau first Nation; Missanabie First Nation, Taykwa Tagmou (New Post) First Nation. The purpose of this book is to highlight the past and present life experiences of elders and youth in the southern most Mushkegowuk communities. (305os,0514); 4to 11" - 13" tall; 86 pages .

$59.95

In the Shadow of the Midnight Sun - Sami and Inuit Art 2000-2005
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In the Shadow of the Midnight Sun - Sami and Inuit Art 2000-2005

By Jean Blodgett, Irene Snarby

Hamilton, Ont.: Art Gallery of Hamilton. Very Good+. 2007. First Edition. Softcover. 0919153860 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, no markings. Cover has very light wear to edges and corners. Colour illustrations. 65 pages. The first comparative analysis of contemporary artforms of two cultures: the Inuit people of the Canadian North and the Sami people of northern Scandinavia. Both function as single cultures across national boundaries, yet the Sami have long had regular contact with European civilization. In their contemporary artistic manifestations, both show connections with earlier times as well as clear indications of change. (360os,0514) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 65 pages .

$325.00

NATIVE PEOPLES The Canadian Experience, Second Edition
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NATIVE PEOPLES The Canadian Experience, Second Edition

By R. Bruce Morrison

Oxford University Press. Very Good. 1995. First Edition. Softcover. 0195413733 . 2nd edition 1995, 639 pages. Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages are all intactn and clean other than a small amount of spotting and light soiling to outer edge of pages. Cover laminate has light wear at corners. The history and culture of the Canadian Aboriginal peoples, from the Tsimshian and Kwakiutl of British Columbia, to the Micmac of the Atlantic provinces, the Dene of the Northwest Territories and the Iroquois of southern Ontario. Includes 26 chapters by anthropologists and ethnohistorians and defines seven culture areas. [868]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 639 pages .

$18.95

INUNNIT, THE ART OF THE CANADIAN ESKIMO
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INUNNIT, THE ART OF THE CANADIAN ESKIMO

By Larmour, W. T.

Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development. Very Good. 1971. Hardcover. Reprint. English & French text, no jacket as issued. Ex-library book with laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages are tight and clean other than a few light spots seen. Cover has light soiling and a moderate amount of scuffing. Colour & b/w illustrations. [780]; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$13.95

GATHERINGS, VOLUME 13  Reconciliation: The En'owkin Journal of First North  American Peoples
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GATHERINGS, VOLUME 13 Reconciliation: The En'owkin Journal of First North American Peoples

By Kruger, Leanne Flett & Lee Maracle

B. C.: Theytus Books. Very Good. 2002. First Edition. Softcover. 1894778065 . Clean, tight condition. Ex-library book but still in great shape - pages are clean, cover has light scuffing. Laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. An annual journal of Indigeous People's literary writing, compiled and published on behalf of the En'owkin International School of Writing. Guest forward by Leonard Peltier. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages; [295-osl] .

$18.95

LOUIS RIEL, JUSTICE MUST BE DONE
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LOUIS RIEL, JUSTICE MUST BE DONE

By Association Of Metis and Non-Status Indians Of Saskatchewan

Manitoba Metis Federation Press. Good+. 1979. First Edition. Softcover. 0889250596 . Ex-library book with sturdy laminated cover & usual type markings. Internal pages are clean & tight, light soiling outer edge of pages. Laminated cover has light edgewear, scuffing & tears to spine top. The purpose of this study was to bring together all revelent material, both historical and legan, about Riel and his involvement in the Red River Resistance of 1869-70 and the Northwest Uprising in 1885. There is a general consensus that Riel was dealt with unjustly by an incompetent government..... [203-osl]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 89 pages .

$14.95

BATTLE FOR THE WEST Fur Traders and the Birth of Western Canada

By Francis, Daniel

Hurtig. Good in Good dust jacket. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. 0888302266 . Ex-library book with usual ex-lib type of markings, library stamps marked out with marker onouter edge of pages. Interior of pages clean. Jacket has scuffing, light soiling and small tears to bottom corners. Based on the personal accounts and records of traders and explorers who opened up the West. The role of the Hudson's Bay company is explored, as well as the impact of the fur trade on the native people and the role of women in the west. [455-noto]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 191 pages .

$8.95

TOTEM POLES An Illustrated Guide
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TOTEM POLES An Illustrated Guide

By Halpin, Marjorie M.

University of British Columbia Press. Very Good. 1981. First Edition. Softcover. 0774801387 . 1981 UBC printing. Ex-library book with sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Interior clean, with all pages intact. Cover has light edgewear and some loosening of laminate along spine, light soiling. History of the totem poles of the Indians of the Northwest Coast, including archival photos which show the poles in their original settings. B/w & colour illustrations. [osl-355]; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$7.00

FORBIDDEN VOICE Reflections of a Mohawk Indian
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FORBIDDEN VOICE Reflections of a Mohawk Indian

By Greene, Alma (Gah-Wonh-Nos-Doh)

London: Hamlyn Publishing. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. 0600348296 . Excellent condition. Hardcover is clean, tight and unmarked. Jacket has light edgewear, a little scuffing and old price sticker on rear. Forbidden Voice is descended from a long line of Mohawk Chieftains and daughter of a Clan Mother. These are the stories of her people, written down for the white man to understand. "We have our own magic and own mysteries. This book is about some of them. " [602] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$15.95

THE TOTEM POLE INDIANS
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THE TOTEM POLE INDIANS

By Wherry, Joseph H.

New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc.. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. B002GW86II . Ex-library book with laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Jacket has some creases under the laminate and a peeled area to upper corner, light soiling. Pages tight and clean other than light soiling and glue residue inside covers. Library had clipped off text on flaps and glued it to the first two end pages. Rear pocket. B/w illustrations. "Only seven "nations" or linguistic groups actually carved the totem poles of North America...This book covers the various types - memorial, grave figures, mortuary poles, house front, welcoming poles etc and interprets the various symbols carved into them. The author also explores the history, social organization, craft culture and legends of these people. " [744] ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 152 pages .

$10.50

LOST AND FOUND TRADITIONS Native American Art 1965-1985
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LOST AND FOUND TRADITIONS Native American Art 1965-1985

By Coe, Ralph T.

Vancouver, B. C.: Douglas & Mcintyre. Very Good. 1988. First Edition. Softcover. 0888946252 . Ex-library book, but still in quite good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Page are clean and tight, profusely illustrated in b/w and colour. Light edgewear and some rough edges to laminate on covers, a little soiling to outer edge of pages. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 288 pages; From Publishers Weekly: Contemporary American Indian arts and crafts are sometimes dismissed as a pale reflection of a once-great art form. Coe, who spent eight years crisscrossing North America, meeting Indian artists and collecting their works, disproves this viewpoint. A rich legacy of tribal tradition lives on in modern textiles, masks, carvings, jewelry and sacred objects, as revealed in the 400 artworks reproduced in this catalogue of a touring exhibition. When a Makah Indian in Washington State carves a painted box in the shape of a wolf's head, he rediscovers an age-old form and, in so doing, experiences a sense of pride and shared values. Visiting scores of tribes, Coe discovered an art community, a loose network of weavers, craft classes, singers, carvers. Examples in this revelatory volume range from a Pueblo dance-skirt decorated with mystical life symbols to a Cheyenne bird-feather fan whose iridescent colors mirror the peyote ceremony.... (*Note: due to heavy weight, there will be an addt'l shipping charge to most locations) [1,280] .

$19.50

SACRED LEGENDS

By Ray, Carl & Stevens, James R.

Ontario: Penumbra Press. Very Good. 1995. Softcover. 0921254776 . Tight, clean condition. Ex-library book with sturdy laminated cover & usual type markings. Light edge/corner wear to laminate, a little soiling outer edge of pages. Interior of pages clean & tight, b/w illustrations. 144 pages. StevensI revisits and revises his original publication, Sacred Legends of The Sandy Lake Cree...this volume includes stories of windigos, thunderbirds and avenging gods that once inhabited the world. Complete the Penumbra Press trilogy of Sandy lake stories, including Legends from the Forest and Killing the Shamen, both collaborations of Chief Thomas Fiddler and James R. Stevens. [osl]; 8vo .

$13.50

NATIVE PEOPLES: THE CANADIAN EXPERIENCE
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NATIVE PEOPLES: THE CANADIAN EXPERIENCE

By Morrison, R. Bruce & Wilson, C. Roderick (editors)

Mcclelland & Stewart. Good+. 1995. Second Edition. Softcover. 0771065116 . Large softcover, 639 pages. Ex-library book with laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Cover has moderate edge and corner wear to laminate, light soiling outer edge of pages, small tears spine ends. Pages are all intact and clean other than light soiling on a couple of pages. B/w photos/illus. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 639 pages; The history and culture of the Canadian Aboriginal peoples, from the Tsimshian and Kwakiutl of British Columbia, to the Micmac of the Atlantic provinces, the Dene of the Northwest Territories and the Iroquois of southern Ontario. Includes 26 chapters by anthropologists and ethnohistorians and defines seven culture areas. (*due to heavy weight, extra postage may be required - contact me for exact costs). .

$18.95

WAYS OF INDIAN MAGIC: STORIES RETOLD
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WAYS OF INDIAN MAGIC: STORIES RETOLD

By Teresa Vanetten

NM: Sunstone Press. Very Good. 1985. First Edition. Softcover. 0865340617 . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Light edgewear to laminate, internal pages clean and tight. "These stories are based on Pueblo Indian legends collected by the author over a ten-year period. Most of the stories were told to her in Tewa, the Pueblo language she learned while working in her family-owned trading post, the San Juan Mercantile at the San Juan Pueblo. Being at the Pueblo gave her the opportunity to become familiar with Indian customs, rites and beliefs. " (150os) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$5.95

HEALING WATERS The Pilgrimage to Lac Ste. Anne
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HEALING WATERS The Pilgrimage to Lac Ste. Anne

By Simon, Steve

The University of Alberta Press. Very Good. 1995. First Edition. Softcover. 0888642776 . Ex-library book, but still in good condition - sturdy laminated cover with usual ex-lib type markings. Light edge/corner wear to covers, light soiling outer edge of pages. Pages clean and intact, one or two earmarks seen. Colour photos. "For more than 100 summers and time unknown before, native people have journeyed great distances to gather at a peaceful lake in north-central Alberta. It has been said the waters of Lac Ste. Anne have miraculous healing powers. Documentary photographer Steve Simon's compelling and evocative photographs combine with quotes from the people gathered at the lake to tell a powerful story of faith and hope. " (500) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages .

$14.50

BROKEN SPIRIT
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BROKEN SPIRIT

By Dick, Leonard G.

Cobalt, ON: Highway Book Shop. Very Good. 1978. Second Printing. Softcover. 0889541604 . 2,000 copies in print. Stapled softcover. Retired libary book with usual stamps & stickers, rear pocket. Light edgewear, a little tearing around staples, scuffing/light soiling to cover. Internal pages are clean other than library markings. Drawn from the author's personal experience, conflicts & confrontation with White & Indian societies. Chapter headings: Indian Connections; Unorganized Crime; The Buckskin Politician; There's Money in those Indians; Indians and Cowboys; Native Alcoholics; Bended Knees; The Legal Dilemma; But I'm an Indian; Indian Time; I Knew an Indian Once & What's After Tomorrow? . Young adult & up. (os) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 67 pages .

$18.50

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