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The estuary bison pound site in Southwestern Saskatchewan

By: ADAMS, Gary F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Museums of Canada: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044652

Condition: Near Fine


Masters thesis, University of Saskatchewan, describing excavations at the Estuary Bison Pound site in 1971 and 1972. A Diamond Jeness memorial volume. Summary in French. xii, 211 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Mercury series.; Paper (Archaeological Survey of Canada), no. 68. A bright, clean copy. Small rubber stamp stating 'withdrawn', to tp, and a Government of Canada stamp to the front wrapper, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no creasing to spine. Weight, 726g. View more info

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Our Grandmothers' Lives, as Told in their Own Words - Kohkominawak Otacimowiniwawa

By: AHENAKEW, Freda; WOLFART, H. C. - Editors & Translators

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Regina, SK, Canadian Plains Research Center, University of Regina: 1998

Edition: New Edition 1992

Seller ID: 1726

ISBN: 0889771189

Condition: As New


Seven Cree women share memories about their lives and the history of their people, and provide insights into the traditional teachings of a society where practical and spiritual matters are never far apart. Told by Glecia Bear [and others] ; edited and translated by Freda Ahenakew & H.C. Wolfart. Text in Cree syllabics, in romanized Cree, and in English. Originally published: Saskatoon, Sask. : Fifth House, 1992. 408 pages : 1 map, portraits ; 23 cm. Series Title: CPRS (... View more info

The Time-Sense in Civilization

By: AINSWORTH, Thomas H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Art, Historical and Scientific Assoc.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22847

Condition: Near Fine


An 'Incidental Paper' of the Vancouver Art, Historical and Scientific Association, being a paper delived at the 57th Annual Meeting, Jan. 10, 1951. 9pp. Bright and clean though browning at edges. Weight, 30g. View more info

National Museum of Canada Annual Reports for 1939-1947

By: ALCOCK, F. J. - Curator

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Museum of Canada: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27027

Condition: VG+


Annual Reports of the National Museum of Canada for the years from 1939 to 1947. 118pp, illustrated with 4 photo plates. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. Weight, 270g. View more info

National Museum of Canada Annual Report for 1954-55

By: ALCOCK, F. J. - Curator

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Museum of Canada: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27028

Condition: VG+


Annual Reports of the National Museum of Canada for the year 1954-55. 180pp, illustrated with photo plates and drawings. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. Weight, 390g. View more info

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Time Before Morning: Art and Myth of the Australian Aborigines

By: ALLEN, Louis A.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Thomas Crowell Co: 1976

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 19404

ISBN: 0690009992

Condition: Fine


Marvellously illustrated collection of the myths and legends of the aboriginal inhabitants of Australia's Arnhem Land. xii, 304 pages, [9] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked copy, inside and outside. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket shows minor edge wear and a couple of short, closed margin tears. Weight, 1.072kg. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United State... View more info

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Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West

By: AMBROSE, Stephen E.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: USA, Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: 47th Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 050916

ISBN: 0684826976

Condition: As New


A chronicle of the two-and-a-half year journey of Lewis and Clark covers their incredible hardships and the contributions of Sacajawea. 521pp, illustrated, maps. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Flawless wrappers. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 680g unpacked. Canadian domestic po... View more info

The Metis People of Canada : a History

By: ANDERSON, Daniel R. & Alda M.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta Federation of Metis Settlements:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1394

Condition: Almost 'As New'


By the Alberta Federation of Metis Settlement Associations and Daniel R. and Alda M. Anderson. 128 pages : illustrations, maps, portrait. Undated - circa 1978. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases.Bright, clean, unmarked wrappers in bright yellow. Unpacked weight, 378g. May be eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada View more info

Almighty Voice

By: ANDERSON, Frank W.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Calgary, Frontier Publishing Ltd.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039927

Condition: Almost 'As New'


Biography of Canadian Cree Indian, Almighty Voice [1874-1897]. CLC Number: 2702869. 47 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm. Frontier Book, no. 25. Bright, clean copy, almost 'as new' except for a very small name/adress to the top margin of nthe title page. Weight, 71g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, and to the USA and other Countries. View more info

Metis Outpost: Memoirs of the First Schoolmaster at the Metis Settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923-1925

By: ANDREWS, Gerry S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, G.S. Andrews: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Author's Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 047296

ISBN: 0969216904

Condition: As New


Besides an account of Gerry Andrews experiences as a teacher, the work contains numerous appendices including: the John Bennett tragedy, Archival material, Cree commentary and vocabulary and Geographics. Dedicated presentation inscription in the hand of the author to the title page. x, 340 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.Bright, fresh iunmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Glossy, bright wrappers. 'As new'. Weight, 1.051kg. View more info

The Long Death: The Last Days of the Plains Indians

By: ANDRIST, Ralph K.

Price: $7.90

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1971

Edition: Fourth Collier Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 28510

Condition: About VG


'A vividly, swiftly paced account of the Plains Indian Wars, and he dispossession of the Plains Indians in the half century after 1840'. 371pp, illustrated, maps. Clean, unmarked interior, slighly browning. Tight, square binding with moderate creasing to spine. No loosening of pages. Wrappers are darkened and show just a little wear. Weight, 452g. View more info

Programme of Native Dances By the Indians of Alberni, Vancouver Island

By: ANON

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Victoria, 1951

Seller ID: 13086

Condition: Good VG


Program of Native Dances presented to Their Royal Highnesses the Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh on the occasion of their visit to British Columbia in 1951, before the Princess became Queen. Also 2pp on the subject of the Native canoe 'Tilikum'. No publication data. Printed on high quality paper with fine typography. 16pp, some pages unopened. Deckle-edges to wraps, Very light soiling to wraps. Binding sound. View more info

Central Carrier Bilingual Dictionary

By: ANTOINE, Francesca & Others

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Fort St. James, B. C., Carrier Linguistic Committee: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1128

Condition: Near Fine


Dictionary prepared for members of the Central Dialect of Carrier living in the Stuart Lake area of British Columbia. Carrier to English; English to Carrtier. Authors - The Long Now Foundation; Antoine, Francesca; Bird, Catherine; Isaac, Agnes; Prince, Nellie; Sam, Sally; Walker, Richard; Wilkinson, David B.xiv, 397 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. Internally the book is bright and clean. Previous owner's name to the ppde otherwise unmarked. Binding is tight and square, n... View more info

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Pre-Columbian Art and Later Indian Tribal Arts

By: ANTON, Ferdinand; DOCKSTADER, Frederick J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Abrams: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 33555

ISBN: 0810980002

Condition: Fine


'Pre-Columbian art of Middle and South America', by F. Anton, translated by R.E. Wolf.--'Later Indian tribal arts', by F.J. Dockstader. 264 pages illustrations (some color), color maps 23 cm. Book is very bright and clean internally, still fresh. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is similar excepting a lght scartch to the middle of the rear panel. Heavy book weighing 1.063kg. View more info

Story on stone : a photographic record of rock art in the southern Alberta area surrounding the city of Lethbridge

By: ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF ALBERTA

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lethbridge, AB, Archaeological Society of Alberta: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045252

Condition: Near Fine


Project (Archaeological Society of Alberta. Lethbridge Centre), no. 20. OCLC Number: 9039500. 76 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm. A bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound, stapled binding, near Fine. Weight, 250g. Ships in Canada via inexpensive Lettermail. View more info

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Esprits Courageux: Les Heroes Autochtones De Nos Enfants

By: ARCHIBALD, Jo-Ann; SMITH, Jeff; FRIESEN, Val

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Penticton, BC, Theytus Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043504

ISBN: 0919441564

Condition: As New


Biographical detail of various Heroes of the First Nationa Peoples across Canada. French language text. Mokakit Education Research Association. xxiv, 156 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, 'as new'. Weight, 532g. View more info

Automobile Road Map of Lower California

By: AUTOMOBILE CLUB of SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Price: $8.00

Publisher: USA, Automobile Club of Southern California:

Edition: Map No 2011

Seller ID: 044483

Condition: Good VG


Folding Road Map of Baja California (Mexico). Unfolds to 37`` by 16``, printed one side only, in b&w. Undated - circa 1957 - from code. Clean and unmarked. Folds are sound in the main - small splits noted at a few intersections. See scan. Weight, 24g. View more info

Kwakiutl String Figures

By: AVERKIEVA, Julia; SHERMAN, Mark A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Canada, Univ of British Columbia: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: .

Seller ID: 22911

ISBN: 0774804327

Condition: VG+


Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History, 71. Book publishes for the firsat time 102 string figures and 10 string tricks collected among the Kwakiutl Indians by Julia Averkieva a viviting Soviet scholar who accompanied Franz Boas on his 1939 expedition to Vancouver Island. xxxi, 199 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Foreword by Bill Holm. Overall a very clean copy. Unmarked except for a name/date in ink to the ffep. A previous owner has taped a pape... View more info

The Bridge of the Gods

By: BALCH, Frederick Homer

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Binford & Mort Pubs: 1985

Edition: 34th Printing of 1965

Seller ID: 037625

ISBN: 0832304336

Condition: Near Fine


'The Bridge of the Gods combines imagination, fact and legend to write this fictionalized romance. The chief of the Willamettes gathered on Wappatto Island, from time immemorial the council ground of the tribes. The white man has changed its name to Sauvie Island; but its wonderful beauty is unchangeable. ....'. "Biographical sketch of Frederic Homer Blach": p. [287]-318. 318 pages plates ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No creas... View more info

Classification of Iroquoian Radicals with Subjective Pronominal Prefixes

By: BARBEAU, C. M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada Department of Mines: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09888

Condition: Good


Geological Survey, Memoir 46. No 7, Anthropological series. 30pp. Interior is clean excepting a light damstain to the front-edge margin. Wrappers show ligt soiling. Sound, tight, stapled binding. Weight, 85g. View more info