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  • A CHEAP AND CONCISE DICTIONARY OF THE OJIBWAY AND ENGLISH LANGUAGES. Compiled for the use of the Ojibway Indians. In two parts. Second part, Ojibway-English

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto & Rochester: International Colportage Mission, 1907. Stapled in original printed wrappers. Text in two columns. Abridged from larger dictionaries by British and French compilers. Staples rusty with consequent stains; page edges lightly yellowed, mildly foxed; else fine. Scarce.; 16mo; 177 pages

    Book ID: 55671
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  • International Evangelical and Colportage Mission of Algoma and the North West
    A Collection of Gospel hymns in Ojibway and English. Second edition

    Sarnia, Ontario: Printed at the office of "The Sarnia Canadian", 1899. 12.4 cm, pp 80, stapled in pale grey card covers. Soft creases to outer corners of front cover and early leaves; blind stamp to title leaf; staples rusty; else a VG+ clean and unworn copy. Text in Ojibwa (Chippewa) and English, on opposite pages. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Book ID: 48829
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  • SAPP, Allen
    A CREE LIFE: the art of Allen Sapp

    Edition: First printing

    Vancouver: J.J. Douglas, 1977. Black cloth. pp 126; index, colour and b&w reproductions. Fine copy. Jacket has rubbing and small chips to spine ends, small chips, short tears, to panels; VG otherwise. Acclaimed Cree painter from Saskatchewan. 1.25 kg parcel; Folio

    Book ID: 54104
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  • GATSCHET, Albert S. and John R. Swanton
    A DICTIONARY OF THE ATAKAPA LANGUAGE. Accompanied by Text Material.

    Edition: First Edition

    Washington: Government Printing Office, 1932. Octavo, green card covers. (iv), 179, (1) pp + portrait. Shallow crease to top magin of front cover and first few leaves; light damp stain to lower text margin throughout; corner crease to rear cover; else a VG clean & unworn copy. The Atakapa were a tribe living in Southwestern Louisiana and Eastern Texas. Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 108.

    Book ID: 7027
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    Ottawa: Queen's Printer, 1960. Quarto. Grey printed paper covers. pp 4, xxxii, (179), [1], 37 (vocabulary). Reproduced by typescript. About half of the backstrip lacking; detached front cover reattached; large ink notations on front cover; extensive ink notations up to page 25 (lesson12), but no user was man enough to push further ahead. The whole now protected with plastiic wrapper. West coast Eskimo dialect, with some notes of the equivalents in the east coast dialect. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.; Quarto

    Book ID: 30023
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  • KING, Thomas

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: HarperCollins, 2005. Yellow boards. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53531
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  • HALL, Ed, editor

    Yellowknife, N.W.T: Department of Renewable Resources, Government of the Northwest Territories, 1986. Quarto, card covers. pp (2), 122. Well illustrated with photos and diagrams. Slight spine rubbing; corner crease to rear cover and lightly to late leaves; VG otherwise. Detailed instructions on making snowshoes, waterproof Kamiks, spruce bark canoes, and articles on the fur trade, humane trapping, preparing and eating country foods, and troubleshooting snowmobiles.

    Book ID: 45542
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  • DORRIS, Michael

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Holt, 1987. Cloth & boards. SIGNED BY THE (late) AUTHOR on the title page. With the tiny pencil owner ship initials of a noted Canadian Indian novelist. Small bruise to lower outer corners of boards, else fine in fine jacket. Author's well- received first novel, set in the Pacific Northwest and on a Montana Indian reservation. Dorris was part Indian himself and was the husband of Louise Erdrich. He committed suicide after they separated. Alcohol was a problem. ; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 35611
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  • TURNER, C. Frank

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1973. Tan boards, endpaper maps. 270, [2) pp + plates inserted. Page edges foxed; lacking the first leaf (blank or half title); VG otherwise. Jacket has one small chips, numerous short tears internally repaired, about VG o/w. One of the great stories in Canadian history. Sitting Bull, fleeing across the Canadian border in 1876 after Little Big Horn, met with Superintendent James Morrow Walsh of the North-West Mounted Police (later, the RCMP) and a peaceful arrangement was made and more or less honoured. The Mounties were hopelessly outnumbered by the Sioux but used their heads and Sitting Bull's stay in Canada was not marred by further warfare.

    Book ID: 5768
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    ADOBE WALLS. A Novel of the Last Apache Rising.

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Knopf, 1953. Octavo, 279 pp. Printed boards, top edges yellow. Slight remains of a label on rear pastedown; slight rubbing to spine tips and outer corners; light yellowing to endpapers and page edges; else a VG tight copy, no owner names. The dust jacket has chips to spine tips and outer corners; rubbing to spine and flap folds; partial splits to flap folds; three digit ink number on spine; just good, flap price intact. Basis of the 1953 film "Arrowhead".

    Book ID: 20053
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  • Crandall, Richard C. and Susan M.
    An Annotated Bibliography of Inuit Art

    Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2001. Black cloth. pp 458. Fine copy. ; Octavo 0786410078

    Book ID: 48537
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  • WEIANT, C.W.

    Edition: First Edition

    Washington, D.C: United States Govenment Printing Office, 1943. pp xiv, 144, [1] + 39 double-side plates + blank leaf; indexed, illustrations in text. Bit of wear to spine tips, small chip to front cover, private bookplate inside front cover, VG otherwise. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 139.; Octavo

    Book ID: 27158
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  • Hymn Book. Ojibway. Roman Catholic
    Anamie-Nagamonan. Kakina Enishinabewiieg, Kitchitwawinig Kije-Manito: Kitchitwawinig Endasso-Winsoieg

    Nipigon, Ontario: 1931. 12mo. 370pp. Original burgundy leather grain boards, faux hinges blindstamped on front and rear covers, rounded outer corners. red page edges. Bound-in purple ribbon marker. Fine copy. Text entirely in Ojibway in Roman characters, except for English headings. Printed by Desclée de Brouwer in Bruges, Belgium. Not in Banks. Not in Evans. Roman Catholic Hymn book, mostly in Ojibway, some in Latin (pp 302-42).

    Book ID: 44622
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  • TERRELL, John Upton

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: World, 1972. (xviii), 411 pp, index, photos and maps in text. Small rubber stamp on rear free endpaper, else fine, no owner names, in VG dust jacket. A history of the Apache from their first encounter with Europeans in 1535 up until the surrender of Geronimo 350 years later.; Octavo.

    Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 20613
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  • Taylor, William E., Jr. & Robert McGhee
    Archaeological material from Creswell Bay, N.W.T., Canada

    Ottawa: National Museum of Canada, 1979. Quarto, 28 cm, orange card covers. pp xi, 171. Photos and charts. Ex library, with rubber stamp, small ink notations, small label, on front cover; withdrawal rubber stamp on title page; security sticker at rear; bit of wear to head of spine and upper inner corner of front cover; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Archaeological Survey of Canada Paper no. 85.

    Book ID: 31475
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  • WEBSTER, Harold J., Rev., with Edna H. Craven

    Edition: First Edition

    Ridgetown, Ontario: G.C. and H.C. Enterprises, (1986 or 87). pp (132). Photos. VG clean copy. Excepts from Webster's journal kept during his 31 years as an Anglican missionary in the arctic. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 45094
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    No place (Y: Department of Information, Government of the Northwest Territories, 1978. pp [46], stapled, in card covers. Corner creases to rear cover, VG otherwise. An unused calendar, with text in English and Inuktitut, drawings by Cree artist Gail Cyr and photos by Mike Hewitt, and information on the metric system in English. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.; Oblong quarto

    Book ID: 45079
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  • ERDRICH, Louise

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Harper & Row, 1989. Cloth & boards. Fine in fine jacket, no remainder marks.

    Book ID: 12147
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  • HALFE, Louise

    Edition: First printing

    Regina, Saskatchewan: Coteau Books, 1994. Card covers (not issued in hardcover). Fine copy. Poetry by this Canadian Plains Cree author. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 15636
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  • Yava, Albert
    Big Falling Snow: A Tewa-Hopi Indian's Life and Times and the History and Traditions of His People. Edited and annotated by Harold Courlander

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Crown, 1978. Cloth & boards. pp (xiv), 178 + plates. Index, endpaper maps. Near fine in VG price-clipped jacket. 0517532441

    Book ID: 44625
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