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1 Johnson, Michael G. & Richard Hook The Native Tribes of North America. a Concise Encyclopedia.
New York MacMillan Publishing 1994 0028971892 / 9780028971896 First US Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
210 pages, well illustrated (some in color) , many maps, cloth, DJ, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. 8-1/2 by 11 inches. With colour plates by Richard Hook. From the dust jacket: "This book fills a long-felt need: for a concise reference work on the Native American peoples, from the Canadian Arctic to the Rio Grande, which falls between multi-volume academic works at one extreme, and 'coffee-table' confections at the other. It offers essential basic information on the identity, kinships, locations and populations (both in aboriginal times and present day) , and cultural characteristics of some 400 separately identifiable peoples, both extinct and surviving. Drawing on an huge mass of primary information, this cohesive guide to the native populations of a vast continent paints a picture of rich diversity." ; Ex-Library; 11.82 X 8.64 X 0.95 inches; 210 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 MCLUHAN, T.C. compiler Touch the Earth. a Self-Portrait of Indian Existence
New York Simon & Schuster 1971 0883940000 / 9780883940006 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photographs by Edward S. Curtis. [16], 85 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the publisher: Touch the Earth is a selection of statements and writings by North American Indians, chosen to illuminate the course of Indian history and the abiding values of Indian life. The passages, arranged in four chronological sections, range from the witty, the eloquent, the lyric, to the deeply emotional. Together they recount the nature and fate of the Indian way of life and how it now seeks to revivify itself as a self-affirming cultural force. Throughout the selections one sees the values that distinguish Indian life - and that today make it something more than an object of either historical or political interest. Especially, there are the values of living in harmony with nature and of regarding the land as a sacred creation. This part of the Indian experience, readers of Touch the Earth will discover, can become the heritage of all of us. ; 185 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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