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Fort Gibson : terminal on the Trail of Tears

By: Agnew, Brad

Price: $18.06

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1981

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 027672


xi, 274 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj brown-grey w/pictorial front & spine. The army's principal mission at Fort Gibson was to maintain order and ex pedite the policy of Indian Removal. The book pictures a different type of military mentality from what has been widely accepted. Spine sunned. View more info

Alabama-Coushatta Tribes Present "Beyond the Sundown"

By: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Alabama-Coushatt Indian Reservation, TX: The Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation: 1976

Seller ID: 018923


unpaginated, brown-black SC wraps. A historical drama presentation of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribes. The play describes the guarantee of land to the tribes by the triumphant Texas after the Texas Revolution. Contains a couple of stories: The Man who wasn't all there & Chief Colita of the Coushattas, plus two recipes: Sofkey & Indian Fry Bread. View more info

Cochise : The Life and Times of the Great Apache Chief

By: Aleshire, Peter

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Castle Books: 2005

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040266


xiv, 354 pp, brown boards w/gilt lettering, glossy brown dj w/color illustrated front & rear panels w/brown-white lettering. The author provides the first Apache view of a crucial period in American History. Cochise was a master strategist, orator, religious, political and moral leader. He was the most revered warrior of the embattled Apaches. View more info

Black Rain

By: Allen, Merritt Parmelee

Price: $10.63

Publisher: New York, NY, New York, NY: Longmans, Green and Company, 1939: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028711


213 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/black lettering, brown-wht illustrated endpapers. The story is set around 1763 on the frontier of North America. It covers part of the seige of Detroit by Pontiac. light red stain on bottom edge. View more info

Arrow VI

By: Allen, T.D.

Price: $14.41

Publisher: T.D. Allen: 1974

Seller ID: 002254


66 pp, red simulated leather boards, w/pastedown picture on the front cover. The book is a creative writing project among Bureau of Indian Affairs Schools United States Department of Interior. This is the last issue of Arrow, due to government funding being cutoff for the project. The students from the various schools were encouraged to write poems and stories. View more info

The Anasazi : the Prehistoric People of the Four Corners Region

By: Ambler, J. Richard

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Flagstaff, AZ, Museum of Northern Arizona: 1977

Seller ID: 022502


52 pp, blk-red SC wraps w/color pictorial front of cliff dwelling. Booklet about the Anasazi who lived over a broad area of the Four Corners country encompassing the states of Arizona, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico. View more info

American Indian Literature and the Southwest: Contexts and Dispositions

By: Anderson, Eric Gary

Price: $9.78

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 034326


xii, 225 pp, glossy black-olive green-red SC wraps w/red-wht lettering, illustrated front panel. The author explores the Southwest as a real and a culturally constructed site of migration and encounter. View more info

The Conquest of Texas: Ethnic Cleansing In The Promised Land, 1820-1875

By: Anderson, Gary Clayton

Price: $24.61

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040893


x, 494 pp, quarterbound w/red boards w/red cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, glossy dark red-black dj w/orange-red-white lettering. The book explores the race relations during the Mexican Republic, the Republic of Texas and early statehood. The author exposes the ethnic warfare that dominated the frontier. The struggle between Anglos and Indians for land. He tells how Scotch-Irish settlers clashed with Wichitas, Caddos, and other farming tribes and then chal... View more info

Over a Century of Moving to the Drum: Salish Indian Celebrations on the Flathead Indian Reservation

By: Arlee, Johnny

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Pablo, MT, Salish Kootenai College Press: 1998

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by the Author

Seller ID: 040755


xii, 92 pp, glossy red-yel SC wraps w/illustrated front panel & pictorial rear panel, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the half title page. The Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana is home to four Salish tribes and one Kootenai tribe. The powwow or celebration has been an express ion of Salish traditions and values. The celebration is an express of their Indian identity. The Arlee Celebraton includes Indian dancing of various styles. The author desc... View more info

Jeff Davis's Own - Cavalry, Comanches, and the Battle for the Texas Frontier

By: Arnold, James R.

Price: $11.69

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Castle Books: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040704


vi, 378 pp, black papercovered boards w/bronze lettering on the spine, glossy blu-light brown dj w/pictorial front panel. The Comanche reacted to the relocation of eastern Native American tribes and the increasing encroachment of the settlers that threatened the survival of the Great Plains tribes. The government's answer was the Second Cavalry, created by U.S. Secretary of War Jefferson Davis. It was designed to fight a mobile war with innovative tactics, this selec... View more info

Zeb Pike American Heroes

By: Aronson, Howard S.

Price: $22.10

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1965

Seller ID: 051652


i-48 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/darl brown illusration of Pike on front cover and dark brown lettering on the spine, orange map endpapers, white dj w/color illustrated front panel of Pike and black and white photo of author on rear panel. Ten color illustrations in text. The story of American soldiers and their leader. Lieutenant Zebulon Mongomery Pike explored middle American before there was an old frontier. President Thomas Jefferson in 1803 through the Louisia... View more info

The Texas Indians

By: Atkinson, Mary Jourdan

Price: $24.95

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038066


xx, 250 pp, yel-black cloth covered boards w/black lettering & black illustrated front panel and endpaper maps, dj brown-black w/black lettering & black illustrated front panel. The book provides the story of the Ameircan aborigine who roamed the prairies of Texas and the Southwest. It tells how he lived, worshiped his gods, fought his wars, his sciences, and his laws. reprint of Radar #198. dj small stain at bottom of the spine w/small chips along the top & bottom ed... View more info

The Texas Indians

By: Atkinson, Mary Jourdan

Price: $68.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039532


(16), 345 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/black lettering & black illustrated front panel and endpaper maps, bibliography p. 335-345. The book provides the story of the Ameircan aborigine who roamed the prairies of Texas and the Southwest. It tells how he lived, worshiped his gods, fought his wars, his sciences, and his laws. Rader #198. slight soiling to the boards, spine sunned, some discoloration to front & rear hinges. View more info

Southwestern Indian Ceremonials

By: Bahti, Tom

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Las Vegas, NV, KC Publications: 1974

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 022501


74 pp, wht SC wraps w/wraparound color pictorial. Book describes some of the ceremonials of the Navajo, Hopi, Zuni, Papago, and Yaqui Indians. View more info

Where the Buffaloes Begin

By: Baker, Olaf

Price: $12.71

Publisher: New York, NY, Frederick Warne & Co., Inc.: 1984

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 008962


unpaginated, blu boards w/black lettering, dj tan-lt brn w/illustrated front & back. After hearing the legend retold by the tribe's oldest member, Little Wolf hopes to someday witness the beginning of the buffaloes at the sacred lake. dj has Caldecott Honor sticker on frt. View more info

Where the Buffaloes Begin

By: Baker, Olaf

Price: $9.31

Publisher: New York, NY, Frederick Warne & Co., Inc.: 1984

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 008963


unpaginated, blu boards w/black lettering, dj tan-light brown w/illustrated front and back. After hearing the legend retold by the tribe's oldest member, Little Wolf hopes to someday witness the beginning of the buffaloes at the sacred lake. dj missing Caldecott Honor sticker, dj soiled, dj price clipped, bkplt remnants on rfep. View more info

The Apache Indians : Raiders of the Southwest

By: Baldwin, Gordon C.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Four Winds Press: 1978

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 023449


xiv, 221 pp, yellow cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, dj brown w/orange-wht-blu-black border on top & bottom, pictorial front panel. Author, an anthropologist & archaeologist presents a more balanced & true-to-life portrait of the Apaches. Their ancestors were Asiatics who migrated to Northern Alaska around 1,000 B.C. The tribes finally reaches the American Southwest sometime during the fifteenth or sixteenth century. dj slight fading to spine, dj... View more info

Indians of the Southwest : An American Indians Then & Now Book

By: Baldwin, Gordon C.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: New York, NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1970

Seller ID: 034843


192 pp, rust cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine. The author tells the story of these first Americans who have retained the essences of their native cultures. The book contains information on the Pueblo Cornplanters, the Desert Dwellers, the Colorado River Farmers, Northern hunters and gatherers, Apache & Navaho raiders, the arts and crafts of the Southwestern Indians. prev owner's address label on FPD. View more info

The Apache Indians : a Story of the Chiricahua and Western Apache

By: Baldwin, Gordon C.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Dale Stuart King, Publisher: 1965

Seller ID: 039955


144 pp, blu-white cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, w/red-white-black-blu color illustrated front panel, map FPD and text about author on rfep. The author, an anthropologist & archaeologist, portrays the ancient tribal life of these famous Indians. He narrates an account of the desperate war these fierce fighters waged in defending their homelands in the last of the U.S. Army-Indian campaigns. It covers two groups - the Chiricahua and the Western A... View more info

Only the Names Remain : the Cherokees and the trail of Tears

By: Bealer, Alex W.

Price: $13.39

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1972

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 017071


88 pp, tan linen boards w/dark brwn lettering w/blu lettering on the front & deco in brown. Dj blu-wht-brn wraparound pictorial. Book recounts the history of the Cherokees, their first meeting w/white settlers & how they learned to work with them, the development of the Cherokee alphabet by Sequoyah, & their betrayal by President Andrew Jackson. dj has couple small tears top of back and some wear to dj corners. View more info