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Native Indian Healing Practices By D Johnson
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History suggests that every tribe would have one or more elders who were trained in the healing arts. These people would serve as herbalists, healers, and spirit communicators. The responsibilities... More > and types of healing arts and spiritual ceremonials performed would by nature vary from tribe to tribe.< Less
Sacred Bundles of the Ioway Indians By Lance Foster
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An award-winning study of the traditional sacred medicine bundles and religious/cultural system of the Ioway Indian tribe of the American midwest. Researched and written as a thesis for his Masters... More > in Anthropology by a member of the tribe.< Less
The Language of the Dakota or Sioux Indians By Frederic Louis Otto Roehrig
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This primer discusses the linguistics of the Dakota and Sioux native American tribes, noting how the fascinating characteristics of these languages interact in sentence conjugation. Writing in the... More > 1870s, Frederic Rœhrig presents his insights after spending years with the Dakota tribespeople. Through conversing in their native tongue, he discovered flaws in how earlier scholars interpreted and transcribed the meanings of words and terms – that such subtleties were missed or garbled due to human errors or misunderstandings is demonstrated, while the general composition of the tribe’s communication is discussed. For those possessing little familiarity with native American tongues, Rœhrig’s researches into the Dakota tribe are a valuable introduction to linguistic tenets. For readers educated or researching the field, this work is an intriguing glimpse at how the linguistic disciplines were gradually refined and formalized through the 19th century.< Less
History of the Pequot War: The Accounts of Mason, Underhill, Vincent and Gardener on the Colonist Wars with Native American Tribes in the 1600s (Hardcover) By Charles Orr
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This book chronicles the war between the European colonists of New England and the Native American Pequot tribe in the 17th century. Counting as the first large-scale conflict between the incipient... More > colonial settlers and Native American peoples, the series of skirmishes that constitute the Pequot War are an important episode in North American history. The Pequot tribe were dominant in Connecticut, their leadership being markedly hostile in contrast to the friendliness and cooperation of other tribes. As the accounts in this book testify, the battles proved increasingly costly for the Pequot tribe. Initially the Pequot mounted daring raids and insurgencies into the coastal territory of the colonists, taking captives and wreaking havoc in towns and outposts. However, the alliance between the European settlers and the Mohegan and Narragansett tribes quickly gained momentum; the tables turned, and eventually the entire Pequot tribe was routed, with its remnants sold into slavery or kept as captives.< Less
History of the Pequot War: The Accounts of Mason, Underhill, Vincent and Gardener on the Colonist Wars with Native American Tribes in the 1600s By Charles Orr
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This book chronicles the war between the European colonists of New England and the Native American Pequot tribe in the 17th century. Counting as the first large-scale conflict between the incipient... More > colonial settlers and Native American peoples, the series of skirmishes that constitute the Pequot War are an important episode in North American history. The Pequot tribe were dominant in Connecticut, their leadership being markedly hostile in contrast to the friendliness and cooperation of other tribes. As the accounts in this book testify, the battles proved increasingly costly for the Pequot tribe. Initially the Pequot mounted daring raids and insurgencies into the coastal territory of the colonists, taking captives and wreaking havoc in towns and outposts. However, the alliance between the European settlers and the Mohegan and Narragansett tribes quickly gained momentum; the tables turned, and eventually the entire Pequot tribe was routed, with its remnants sold into slavery or kept as captives.< Less
Indian Joe The Great Yaquina By Dean Klaus
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Indian Joe is the story of the last Storyteller of the Yaquina Indian tribe. Follow along as Indian Joe learns to hunt, love, and live in a changing world, as the arrival of the white man turns his... More > world upside down.< Less
My Life Among the Indians By George Catlin
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George Catlin was a fascinating figure of the nineteenth century, an artist-explorer who ventured deep into the wilds of the newly discovered Americas to paint the rapidly vanishing indigenous... More > populations, their leaders, warriors, medicine men and scenes from their modes of life. Many of the unique gifts Catlin received over the years from these remote peoples formed the basis for a vast, important collection which Catlin loaned to the world’s biggest museums, together with his portraits. My Life Among the Indians is an eye-opening account of the adventurer’s fearless travels into what is now a lost world, at a time when there were no cameras to record history, just a pencil and paintbrush. Because of the stunning, life-like likenesses Catlin created, the awed tribes dubbed him ‘Te-hee-pe-nee Washed’ which means ‘The Great White Medicine.’ This new 2017 digital edition of My Life Among the Indians includes many examples of Catlin’s artwork.< Less
Indian Names Facts And Games By Florence M. Poast
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Indian Names Facts And Games is a book pertaining to the names and facts of Native Americans along with some of the traditional games played by various tribes.
The Indian Fairy Book By Mason Brothers
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"WAUPEE, or the White Hawk, lived in a remote part of the forest, where animals abounded. Every day he returned from the chase with a large spoil, for he was one of the most skillful and lucky... More > hunters of his tribe. His form was like the cedar; the fire of youth beamed from his eye; there was no forest too gloomy for him to penetrate, and no track made by bird or beast of any kind which he could not readily follow. "One day he had gone beyond any point which he had ever before visited. He traveled through an open wood, which enabled him to see a great distance. At length he beheld a light breaking through the foliage of the distant trees, which made him sure that he was on the borders of a prairie. It was a wide plain, covered with long blue grass, and enameled with flowers of a thousand lovely tints."< Less
The Indian Fairy Book By Kellscraft Studio
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"WAUPEE, or the White Hawk, lived in a remote part of the forest, where animals abounded. Every day he returned from the chase with a large spoil, for he was one of the most skillful and lucky... More > hunters of his tribe. His form was like the cedar; the fire of youth beamed from his eye; there was no forest too gloomy for him to penetrate, and no track made by bird or beast of any kind which he could not readily follow. "One day he had gone beyond any point which he had ever before visited. He traveled through an open wood, which enabled him to see a great distance. At length he beheld a light breaking through the foliage of the distant trees, which made him sure that he was on the borders of a prairie. It was a wide plain, covered with long blue grass, and enameled with flowers of a thousand lovely tints."< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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