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ADVENTURES IN BLACK & WHITE Vol. 2, Native American Dancers By Frank Mosco
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An exceptional book of black and white photography by award winning Writer/Photographer Frank Mosco that deals exclusively with the subject of Native American Dancers. Full of fascinating candid... More > photos, this coffee table book will be a definite attention getter and study piece.< Less
Native American Spirituality: Path of Heart (Don Juan Matus, Eagle, and Others) By Vladimir Antonov
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This book is dedicated to the true spiritual culture of Native Americans. On its pages, Divine Native American Chiefs tell about the Path leading to Perfection — the Path to Freedom.
Native American Spirituality: Path of Heart (Don Juan Matus, Eagle, and Others) By Vladimir Antonov
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This book is dedicated to the true spiritual culture of Native Americans. On its pages, Divine Native American Chiefs tell about the Path leading to Perfection — the Path to Freedom.
A Key into the Language of America: The First Book of Native American Languages, Dating to 1643 - With Accounts of the Tribes’ Culture, Wars, Folklore, History, Traditions By Roger Williams
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Roger Williams' guide to the language of the Native American tribes was the first of its kind ever published; as well as linguistic instruction, we receive stunning insights into the culture and... More > customs of the New England tribes. This historic text was written to accomplish two goals: Firstly, it is a practical, instructional guidebook written with the colonial society in mind. Particularly where religious missions are concerned, but also in general, the author feels that colonialists should have a command of Native American languages. Williams passionately believed in peaceful coexistence, and realized that an understanding of the native speech was crucial for this. Secondly, the book aims to promote understanding of Native American culture. What customs the tribes practice, the foods they eat, their marital and social mores, their methods of communicating knowledge, how they regard the many beasts of nature, and how trade and commerce is practiced are but some of the topics Williams discusses.< Less
A Key into the Language of America: The First Book of Native American Languages, Dating to 1643 - With Accounts of the Tribes’ Culture, Wars, Folklore, History, Traditions (Hardcover) By Roger Williams
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Roger Williams' guide to the language of the Native American tribes was the first of its kind ever published; as well as linguistic instruction, we receive stunning insights into the culture and... More > customs of the New England tribes. This historic text was written to accomplish two goals: Firstly, it is a practical, instructional guidebook written with the colonial society in mind. Particularly where religious missions are concerned, but also in general, the author feels that colonialists should have a command of Native American languages. Williams passionately believed in peaceful coexistence, and realized that an understanding of the native speech was crucial for this. Secondly, the book aims to promote understanding of Native American culture. What customs the tribes practice, the foods they eat, their marital and social mores, their methods of communicating knowledge, how they regard the many beasts of nature, and how trade and commerce is practiced are but some of the topics Williams discusses.< Less
A Journey in Brazil: A Travel Journal of Rio de Janeiro, Manaus, the Amazon River and Rainforests, Featuring Brazilian History, Food, Culture and the Native South Americans By Louis Agassiz
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Louis Agassiz sheds insight into Brazil's history: his travels took place in the 1860s, when the country was undergoing great change as an Empire and grappling with its this development. The author... More > offers accounts of a Brazil now lost to time; observations of the urban culture and life, and the natural habitat of the countryside and forests, offer immense insight into the era. Most of the text is written as a narrative diary, wherein Agassiz observes and describes traversing colonial-era Rio de Janeiro, the city of Manaus, the Amazon river, various villages, and the vast rainforests. As a zoologist, Agassiz's interest in the wildlife present in Brazil form a recurring theme. However, the text is careful not to dwell on matters obscure or scientific; while the author at work, he also covers matters of culture and day-to-day life. Anecdotes include Brazil's Emperor Pedro II arranging room chairs that he sits equally with other attendees - reasoning that science does not distinguish people by position.< Less
A Journey in Brazil: A Travel Journal of Rio de Janeiro, Manaus, the Amazon River and Rainforests, Featuring Brazilian History, Food, Culture and the Native South Americans (Hardcover) By Louis Agassiz
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Louis Agassiz sheds insight into Brazil's history: his travels took place in the 1860s, when the country was undergoing great change as an Empire and grappling with its this development. The author... More > offers accounts of a Brazil now lost to time; observations of the urban culture and life, and the natural habitat of the countryside and forests, offer immense insight into the era. Most of the text is written as a narrative diary, wherein Agassiz observes and describes traversing colonial-era Rio de Janeiro, the city of Manaus, the Amazon river, various villages, and the vast rainforests. As a zoologist, Agassiz's interest in the wildlife present in Brazil form a recurring theme. However, the text is careful not to dwell on matters obscure or scientific; while the author at work, he also covers matters of culture and day-to-day life. Anecdotes include Brazil's Emperor Pedro II arranging room chairs that he sits equally with other attendees - reasoning that science does not distinguish people by position.< Less
Common Ground: Eco-Holism and Native American Philosophy By Roy C. Dudgeon
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Common Ground is an examination of the many commonalities shared by ecological and Native American philosophies. Both their common differences from and critiques of dominant Western philosophy are... More > considered. This major work of cross-cultural philosophy employs a unique comparative methodology in order to contrast patterns of relationship in the ideological, social and ecological spheres. Native and modern Western philosophies and lifestyles, past and present, are each examined and compared to eco-holist thought, and to ecological realities. The work concludes that both ecological philosophy and modern Western culture have much to learn from an examination of Native American philosophy, especially concerning the creation of a sustainable and equitable future.< Less
Common Ground: Eco-Holism and Native American Philosophy By Roy C. Dudgeon
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Common Ground is an examination of the many commonalities shared by ecological and Native American philosophies. Both their common differences from and critiques of dominant Western philosophy are... More > considered. This major work of cross-cultural philosophy employs a unique comparative methodology in order to contrast patterns of relationship in the ideological, social and ecological spheres. Native and modern Western philosophies and lifestyles, past and present, are each examined and compared to eco-holist thought, and to ecological realities. The work concludes that both ecological philosophy and modern Western culture have much to learn from an examination of Native American philosophy, especially concerning the creation of a sustainable and equitable future.< Less
Chief Joseph And Sitting Bull Two Brave Native American Warriors By Steven James Fredrick Jr.
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A Book about two brave Native American Warriors how they lived and died , and how they inspired their people. A Book about how Native Americans lived and thier culture ... More > and beliefs. Chief Joseph was a Nez Perce Chief and Sitting Bull was a brave warrior for the Sioux people.< Less

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