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Dancing Gods: Indian Ceremonials of New Mexico and Arizona

By: Erna Fergusson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: April 1988

Seller ID: 71715

ISBN: 0826310508

Condition: New


One of the most remarkable features of life in the Southwest is the presence of Native American religious ceremonies in communities that are driving distance from Sunbelt cities. Many of these ceremonies are open to the public and "Dancing Gods" is the best single reference for visitors to dances at the Rio Grande Pueblos, Zuni Pueblo, the Hopi Mesas, and the Navajo and Apache reservations. Fergusson's classic guide to New Mexico and Arizona Indian ceremonies is once ... View more info

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Wah-To-Yah and The Taos Trail, or Prairie Travel and Scalp Dances, with a Look at Los Rancheros from Muleback and the Rocky Mountain Campfire

By: Lewis Garrard

Price: $8.85

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1955

Seller ID: 15874

ISBN: 0806110163

Condition: Used - Very Good


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Wah-To-Yah and The Taos Trail, or Prairie Travel and Scalp Dances, with a Look at Los Rancheros from Muleback and the Rocky Mountain Campfire

By: Lewis Garrard

Price: $5.95

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1955

Seller ID: 71714

ISBN: 0806110163

Condition: Used - Very Good


In the bright morning of his youth Lewis H. Garrard traveled into the wild and free Rocky Mountain West and left us this fresh and vigorous account, which, says A. B. Guthrie, Jr., contains in its pages "the genuine article-the Indian, the trader, the mountain man, their dress, and behavior and speech and the country and climate they lived in."On September 1, 1846, Garrard, then only seventeen years old, left Westport Landing (now Kansas City) with a caravan, under... View more info

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American Indians and the Law (The Penguin Library of American Indian History)

By: N. Bruce Duthu

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Viking: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15769

ISBN: 0670018570

Condition: Used - Like New


The history and politics of American Indians? unique constitutional status from a renowned scholar Few Americans know that Indian tribes have a legal status unique among America's distinct racial and ethnic groups: They are also sovereign governments that engage in governmental relations with Congress. The self-rule of Native tribes long predates the founding of the United States, and that peculiar status has led to legal and political disputes?with vast sums of mon... View more info

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America's Fascinating Indian Heritage: The First Americans: Their Customs, Art, History and How They Lived

By: Reader's Digest Editors

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Readers Digest: November 1990

Seller ID: 68640

ISBN: 0895773724

Condition: Used - Very Good


Brings whole story into focus -- as it really happened. Meet these men and women, the memory of whom still haunts America -- and get acquainted with an integral part of our heritage -- in this honest and informative celebration of the American Indian. View more info

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Deer Dancer

By: Richard J. Gonzales

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Sleeping Panther Press: June 2017

Seller ID: 68833

ISBN: 0998066125

Condition: New


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Quanah Parker, Comanche Chief (Oklahoma Western Biographies, Vol. 6)

By: William T. Hagan

Price: $7.95

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: September 1995

Seller ID: 71713

ISBN: 0806127724

Condition: Used - Like New


The son of white captive Cynthia Ann Parker, Quanah Parker rose from able warrior to tribal leader on the Comanche reservation. Between 1875 and his death in 1911, Quanah dealt with local Indian agents and with presidents and other high officials in Washington, facing the classic dilemma of a leader caught between the dictates of an occupying power and the wrenching physical and spiritual needs of his people. He maintained a remarkable blend of progressive and traditi... View more info