Studies in the Anthropology of North American Indians

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  1. The Red Road and Other Narratives of the Dakota Sioux
    The Red Road and Other Narratives of the Dakota Sioux presents the Red Road and the Holy Dance (also called the Medicine Dance), two of the most important traditions of the Dakota people, as told by Samuel I. Mniyo and Robert... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2020
    Hardback | £65.00
  2. A Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri
    2018 Dwight L. Smith (ABC-CLIO) Award from the Western History AssociationA Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri offers the first annotated scholarly edition of Jean-Baptiste Truteau’s journal of his voyage on the Missouri... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2017
    Hardback | £86.00
    PDF | £83.00
  3. Kiowa Belief and Ritual
    Directed by anthropologist Alexander Lesser in 1935, the Santa Fe Laboratory of Anthropology sponsored a field school in southwestern Oklahoma that focused on the neighboring Kiowas. During two months, graduate students compiled... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2017
    Hardback | £65.00
    PDF | £62.00
  4. The Spirit and the Sky
    The interest of nineteenth-century Lakotas in the Sun, the Moon, and the stars was an essential part of their never-ending quest to understand their world. The Spirit and the Sky presents a survey of the ethnoastronomy of the... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2017
    Hardback | £43.00
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    PDF | £19.99
  5. New Voices for Old Words
    New Voices for Old Words is a collection of previously unpublished Algonquian oral traditions featuring historical narratives, traditional stories, and legends that were gathered during the late nineteenth and early twentieth... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2015
    Hardback | £77.00
  6. War Paintings of the Tsuu T'ina Nation
    During much of the nineteenth century, paintings functioned as the Plains Indians’ equivalent to written records. The majority of their paintings documented warfare, focusing on specific war deeds. These pictorial narratives—appearing... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2015
    Paperback | £28.99
  7. The Canadian Sioux
    The Canadian Sioux are descendants of Santees, Yanktonais, and Tetons from the United States who sought refuge in Canada during the 1860s and 1870s. Living today on eight reserves in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, they are the least... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2014
    Paperback | £24.99
    EPUB | £23.99
  8. A Totem Pole History
    Joseph Hillaire (Lummi, 1894–1967) is recognized as one of the great Coast Salish artists, carvers, and tradition-bearers of the twentieth century. In A Totem Pole History, his daughter Pauline Hillaire, Scälla–Of... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2013
    Hardback | £34.00
  9. Coast Salish Totem Poles
    Coast Salish Totem Poles is the media companion to A Totem Pole History and includes: • Two CDs of Pauline Hillaire telling traditional stories associated with the totem poles and Joe Hillaire singing Lummi songs. •... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2013
    Mixed media product | £16.99
  10. Life among the Indians
    Alice C. Fletcher (1838–1923), one of the few women who became anthropologists in the United States during the nineteenth century, was a pioneer in the practice of participant-observation ethnography. She focused her studies... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2013
    Hardback | £56.00
  11. A Grammar of Creek (Muskogee)
    Creek (or Muskogee) is a Muskogean language spoken by several thousand members of the Muscogee (Creek) and Seminole nations of Oklahoma and by several hundred members of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. This volume is the first... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2011
    Hardback | £65.00
  12. Koasati Traditional Narratives
    Koasati Traditional Narratives is the first published collection of oral literature of the Koasati Indians, who at the time of first contact with the West lived in the upper Tennessee River valley but now predominantly reside... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2010
    Hardback | £56.00
  13. Tales from Maliseet Country
    During the summer of 1963, Harvard linguist Karl V. Teeter traveled along the Saint John River, the great thoroughfare of Native New Brunswick, Canada, with his principal Maliseet consultant, Peter Lewis Paul. Together they recorded... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2009
    Paperback | £16.99
  14. A Dictionary of Skiri Pawnee
    A Dictionary of Skiri Pawnee is the first dictionary ever published of a Caddoan language. Formerly an independent tribe living along the North Fork of the Loup River in central Nebraska, the Skiris united with South Band Pawnee... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2008
    Hardback | £73.00
  15. Comanche Ethnography
    In the summer of 1933 in Lawton, Oklahoma, a team of six anthropologists met with eighteen Comanche elders to record the latter’s reminiscences of traditional Comanche culture. The depth and breadth of what the elderly Comanches... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2008
    Hardback | £52.00
    PDF | £50.00
  16. The Four Hills of Life
    For many generations the Northern Arapaho people thrived over a vast area of the North American Plains and Rocky Mountains. For more than a century they have lived on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. The reservation, the... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2008
    Paperback | £28.99
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