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Canoeing the Adirondacks With Nessmuk The Adirondack Letters of George Washington Sears
Code: TAL01
Price: $15.95
It's most appropriate that this new edition of Sears's letters to Forest and Stream be published while the Park celebrates its 100th anniversary amidst much debate conceming forever wild issues, new housing developments, hunting and fishing rights, and acid rain. When Sears, also known as Nessmuk, canoed the Adirondacks, much of it was wild, unexplored, and his letters often capture his excitement when, canoeing on a small stream, a new and incredible vista opened up before him. But this book is not just for the lover of wildemess and the outdoorsman, but also for the canoeist and boater, the amateur hobbyist who longs to design and build the perfect canoe. Sears's letters and the editor's introduction are filled with material on canoes, canoe-making, and the very special relationship between Nessmuk and one of the master canoe builders of all time, J. Henry Rushton. Adirondack resident Rushton built a number of special order canoes for Nessmuk, each time improving upon their durability, handling skills, and lightness. But the one canoe that held a special place in Nessmok's heart was the Sairy Garnp. It was extraordinarily light and strong and Nessmuk took it on his last Adirondack cruise. Nessmuk's letters brought him fame and the magazine increased its circulation. He went on to write about other places, but his Adirondack letters will always hold a special place in wildemess writing, as they unfold in vivid detail the pageantry of the waterways of a bygone era.

THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF NEW YORK STATE
Code: TAO01
Price: $25.00
The classic and most complete account of ancient man in New York State ever published in one volume is now BACK-IN-PRINT! Beginning with the first known inhabitants (in approx 8000 B.C.) the author gives a detailed chronological account of the cultural units that lived in the area, culminating in the Iroquois tribes encountered by the Europeans of the 17th century.

IROQUOIS CRAFTS
Code: IC01
Price: $9.95
This reprint of the 1945 Bureau of Indian Affairs publication includes a brief history of the Iroquois with a careful documentation of how they made everything they used for clothing, shelter, decoration, entertainment, provisions and religious beliefs. Includes designs, illustrations and a bibliography.

RETURN OF THE SUN
Code: ROT01
Price: $12.95
illustrated by Gary Carpenter. A beautifully illustrated selection of short stories of Native Americans. 6 x 9

Myths of the Iroquois
Code: MOT01
Price: $5.95
A collection of 56 stories, many found nowhere else.

Heroes & Heroines Monsters & Magic
Code: IS01
Price: $12.95
formerly titled IROQUOIS STORIES. A collection of ancient Indian folktales and mythology.

Vol II INDIAN TRIBES OF Hudson's River
Code: ITO02
Price: $12.95
The second half of this monumental work includes a 100 page appendix of language and biographical data plus the complete index to both volumes

Iroquois Book of Rites
Code: IBO01
Price: $14.95
This contains a wealth of ethnological data, from the Iroquois themselves, concerning their political and social lives, their customs and their language.

Legends of the Longhouse
Code: LOT02
Price: $10.95
The 1st paperback reprint of the classic 1938 book on Iroquois folktales by an Iroquois. Long a favorite.

Scalping and Torture Native Warfare Practices
Code: SAT01
Price: $7.95
The first and only collection of three scholarly studies examining the misunderstanding and distortion surrounding the controversy of Indian warfare practices and their origins.

HOW INDIANS USE WILD PLANTS For Food
Code: HIU01
Price: $7.95
By Frances Densmore. Effectively captures the traditional Native American uses of plants for food, medicine, arts, dyeing, and crafts in a scholarly manner. Details the use of nearly 200 plants, with emphasis on wild plants and lesser-known uses. 6x9 115 pages b&w photos and charts Paper

Vol I INDIAN TRIBES OF Hudson's River
Code: ITO01
Price: $12.95
This is the only complete history of ALL the tribes that were located in, or interacted with, New York State Native Americans. Great! Origins, legends and history of dozens of tribes.

THE IROQUOIS TRAIL
Code: TIT01
Price: $11.00
Further adventures of Dickon, the English boy rescued by the Delaware Indians. Fact-filled but fictional juvenile adventure.

THE DELAWARE INDIANS
Code: TDI01
Price: $23.00
One of the best tribal histories. A complete account of their history over the last 300 years.

THE IROQUOIS
Code: IRO01
Price: $8.95
This reprint of a 1900 book is subtitled A History of the Six Nations. It compiles material not generally available to the public that is necessary for understanding the lives and motives of the people of this powerful confederacy who played such an important role in the early history of our colonial and national life.

The Mohicans and Their Land
Code: TMA01
Price: $24.00
The complet relationship between the Dutch and the Mohigans, and the most recorded land transactions ever presented.

Red Jacket
Code: RJ01
Price: $24.50
A reprint of the biography of this famous Seneca war chief and orator.

Delaware Indians; A Brief History
Code: DEL01
Price: $8.95
A turn-of-the-century comprehensive history by a descendant of Chief White Eyes. Includes customs, folklore, religion and first-person accounts of all their military involvement through the Civil War. In fact, the text makes liberal use of original source material with footnotes and an appendix.

Indian Wars of Pennsylvania (Sipe)
Code: IWO01
Price: $49.95
Originally published in 1929 and revised in 1931, Indian Wars is based primarily on the Pennsylvania Archives and Colonial Records. This factual account of all Indian events on the Eastern Frontier, includes the French and Indian War, Lord Dunmore's War, Pontiac's War, the Revolutionary War and accounts of all Indian uprisings and tradgedies on the Eastern Frontier. Plus, the almost 200 page supplement added to the second edition of 1931 including the following: A chronology of major events with the corresponding page; a listing of all officers of the early Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; a listing of Indian names of Pennsylvania and their meaning; details of Sullivan's campaign against the Indians; and the most detailed set of footnotes and references ever seen in a book. Even Mr. Sipe's handwritten corrections in the margins of several pages.

Indian Chiefs of Pennsylvania (Sipe)
Code: ICO01
Price: $39.95
A factual account of the part played by the American Indian in the history of the Pennsylvania/Eastern Frontier from the formation of the Iroquois confederation in about 1570 through Cornplanter's death in 1836, over 35 Iife stories of Indian Chiefs come to life as they step from the pages of this book. Complete with a chronological table of leading events.

Joseph Brandt
Code: JB01
Price: $9.95
Joseph Brant was a Mohawk Indian chief and this is the story of his life from early boyhood through his involvement in the siege of Fort Stanwix, the Battle of Oriskany, the massacre at Cherry Valley-until his death in 1807. Brant was a brave warrior, loyal to his friends and merciful to his captives. 5-1/4 x 8

Seneca Indian Stories
Code: SIS01
Price: $12.95
Leo Cooper was a leader of the Seneca nation and a traditional storyteller. 5-1/2 x 9

One More Story
Code: OMS01
Price: $9.95
Contemporary Native American tales of the supernatural. 5-1/2 x 9

Keepers of the Earth
Code: KOT01
Price: $19.95
Native American stories and related hands-on activities for children, 5-12. (Teacher Guide #KOT01T, Paper, $9.95) 8-1/2 x 11

Keepers of the Animals
Code: KOT02
Price: $22.95
Native American animal stories and related activities for children ages 5-12. (Teacher Guide (KOT02T), Paper, $9.95) 8-1/2 x 11 

A Seneca Indian in the Union Army
Code: ASI01
Price: $12.00
The Civil War letters of Sergeant Issac Newton Parker 1861-1865, (or Newt as he called himself) the 3rd Sergeant and color bearer of the 132nd NYS Vols. An important glimse of the experiences of the average Indian foot soldier in the Civil War.

COSTUME of the IROQUOIS and How to Make it
Code: COT02
Price: $4.95
With illustrations, patterns, explanations of use and photos. stapled, 6x9

DAWN LAND
Code: DL01H
Price: $19.95
Adventure spun on a richly imagined tapestry of Native American traditions. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2

The Dutch & the Iroquois
Code: TDA01
Price: $8.95
c1882. Outlines the influence the Dutch had and its direct effect on relations with the Iroquois. Mainly centered in the Hudson and Mohawk Valleys. Footnoted.

GO SEEK THE POW WOW ON THE MOUNTAIN
Code: GST01
Price: $12.95
Stories about Native Americans from history-rich southeastern Adirondacks. 5-1/2 x 9

THE IROQUOIS IN THE CIVIL WAR From Battlefield to Reservation
Code: TII01H
Price: $34.95
One of the many Native American titles from this SUNY New Paltz history professor, this directly deals with the hundreds of Iroquois involved in the Civil War, and the thousands who were adversely affected by it. With an extensive bibliography and index. Excerpted in Civil War Magazine --A very perceptive study.... Highly recommended.Library Journal An entirely new topic that has never been treated before in any comprehensive way.... Hauptman has produced a very perceptive historical and sociological study of the effect of the conflict on the women and the children of the reservations, and the continuing assault on the Iroquois land base.... A fine work of scholarship! Very readable and interesting.Barbara Graymont, Nyack College

INDIAN VILLAGE AND PLACE NAMES of Pennsylvania
Code: IVA01
Price: $29.95
No state in the entire nation is richer in Indian names or in fact Indian history than Pennsylvania. This is the only major book that traces back Indian names and places for their correct form, origin and history. The most incredible collection of information ever assembled on the Indian place names of Pennsylvania.

IROQUOIS USE OF MAISE and OTHER FOOD PLANTS
Code: IUO01
Price: $7.95
Notes on the preparation and use of vegetable plants by the Iroquois collected in the field by this well-known ethnographer, with many illustrations and an index. 6x9

IROQUOIS VOICES, IROQUOIS VISIONS
Code: IVI01
Price: $12.00
A Celebration of Contemporary Six Nations Arts - Essays, Stories, Poetry, and the Visual Arts ably represented here by over 50 Native American Artists.

LONG RIVER
Code: LR01
Price: $19.95
A novel by one of America's finest Native American storytellers. It continues the story of Young Hunter from Bruchac's Dawn Land. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2

MASTERPIECES OF AMERICAN INDIAN ART
Code: MOA02
Price: $19.95
Photos by John B. Taylor. An outstanding collection of American Indian art from the Thaw Collection at the New York State Historical Association in Cooperstown. 9 x 11

MOHAWK WOMAN
Code: MW01
Price: $23.95
A story, set in upstate New York, that is rich in history, Native American tradition and human emotion. 6 x 9

NATIVE AMERICAN ANIMAL STORIES
Code: NAA01
Price: $12.95
Delightfully told stories about our relations, the animals. 7 x 10

NATIVE AMERICAN STORIES
Code: NAS01
Price: $12.95
A collection of myths drawn from the native culture of North America. 7 x 10

THE NATIVE AMERICAN SWEAT LODGE
Code: TNA02
Price: $12.95

The retelling of traditional tales in which the sweat lodge has a central place. 6 x 9

NORTH COUNTRY
Code: NC01
Price: $12.95
Contemporary writings from Adirondacks and Upper Hudson Valley. 5-1/2 x 8-1/

ONEIDA LAND CLAIMS A Legal History
Code: OLC01
Price: $16.95
A forceful account of the long and ardent fight that led to the 1974 landmark judgement from the US Supreme Court stating that the Oneida's still owned land illegally taken by New York State since 1795. 6x9

THE ORIGINAL PEOPLE Native Americans in the Champlain Valley
Code: TOP01
Price: $6.00
A catalog of Native American artifacts from the 1988 Clinton County. 8-1/2 x 11

PENET'S SQUARE
Code: PS01
Price: $9.95
The story of a 100-square mile tract of land north of Watertown, New York, which was given to Pierre Penet by the Oneida Indians. Interesting insights into life among the Oneidas, as well as in France and the American colonies. A good source of local Native American history. 6 x 9

The ROLL CALL of the IROQUOIS CHIEFS
Code: TRC01
Price: $9.95
A study of a Mnemonic Cane (engraved and painted stick to aid in recounting history) from the Six Nations Reserve. Owned by Andrew Spragg, this cane is a primitive council record of the roster of the founders of the Iroquois League. 6x9

SAINTE MARIE AMONG THE IROQUOIS
Code: SMA01
Price: $9.95
A guide and a history of the museum of the French and the Iroquois at Onondaga in the 17th century. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2

SHARED SPIRITS: WILDLIFE AND NATIVE AMERICANS
Code: SSW01
Price: $19.95
A thought-provoking collection of Native American stories focusing on the twelve animals most revered by traditional native cultures. 9 x 12

TEKONWATONTI: Molly Brant
Code: TMB01
Price: $12.00
Molly was one of the most powerful figures in Native American history. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2

DAWN LAND
Code: DL01P
Price: $12.95
Adventure spun on a richly imagined tapestry of Native American traditions. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2

ARCHIBOLD LOUDON'S INDIAN NARRATIVES
Code: ALI01
Price: $49.95
An Account of their Manners Customs, Traditions, Religious Sentiments, Mode of Warfare, Military Tacties. Discipline and Encampments, Treatment of Prisoners. &c. which are better Explained, and more Minutely Related, than has been heretofore done by any other Author on the subject. Many Articles have never before appeared in print. The whole compIied from the best Authorities. THIS BOOK: IS AMONG THE HIGHEST PRICED, HARDEST TO FIND BOOKS PRINTED DURING THE 19th CENTURY. WITHOUT A DOUBT, THIS IS THE MOST FAMOUS BOOK ON INDIAN WARFARE. Oriainally published in 1808 and 1811, this deluxe book. with the two volumes bound as 1, printed on acid free paper, smythe sewn and bound in black lexatone cover with bold embossing. Seventh book in the Great Pennsylvania Frontier Series Edition size limited to 1000 numbered copies.

The Indians of New Jersey - Dickon Among the Lenapes
Code: TIO03
Price: $14.00
The lore and legends, the everyday lifestyle of the Lenapes are presented here through the eyes of a fictional, shipwrecked English boy - Dickon. (See also The Iroquois Trail, the further adventures of Dickon.) with, an introduction and a glossary of the Lenape language. 6x9

In Mohawk Country - Early Narratives About a Native People
Code: IMC01
Price: $19.95
For centuries the history of the Mohawk Valley has been shaped by the complex relationships among the valley's native inhabitants, the Mohawk Indians, and its colonists, starting with the Dutch. ln Mohawk Country collects for the first time the principal documentary narratives that reveal the full scope of this Mohawk-settler interaction. Some of the sources have never before been translated into English, and several have not been previously published. Of those works that had been published, nearly all are out of print. The Mohawk location near Albany, New York put them at the center of transactions between the Iroquois and European colonists. (The Mohawk were one of the constituent nations within the League of the Iroquois.) These narratives—written by Dutch merchants, French Jesuit missionaries, English soldiers, romantic European travelers, and other literate observers—provide often biased but always fascinating accounts of the Mohawk and their valley. The reader is treated to over two centuries of history, starting with the arrival of the Dutch in the early seventeenth century to the planning of the Erie Canal in the early nineteenth century. These records bring to life the rapid changes experienced by both the Mohawk and their European neighbors. Wars, catastrophic epidemics, and the diplomacy of nearly two centuries are all well represented in this volume. Fascinating cultural differences are also unearthed: the French, for example, dealt with the Mohawk much differently than the Dutch or the English. Just as importantly, these writings reveal—from the unique perspectives of the observer—the Mohawk's struggle to retain their culture in the midst of evolving political, social, and physical environments. Dean R. Snow is professor and head of anthropology at Penn State University and a leading authority on Mohawk Valley archaeology. He is coeditor of Iroquois Medical Botany, published by Syracuse University Press. Charles T. Gehring, an internationally known linguist, is the director of the New York State Library's New Netherland Project. William A. Starna is professor of anthropology at SUNY College at Oneonta. Gehring and Starna edited and translated A Journey into Mohawk and Oneida Country, 1634-1635.

Fighting Tuscarora: The Autobiography of Chief Clinton Rickard. Barhara
Code: FTT01
Price: $15.95
Chief Clinton Rickard was one of the greatest Indian leaders of this century. He used the modern weapons of law, public indignation and diplomacy to improve the Indian position and right the many wrongs against them. One of the most significant books printed on the contemporary American Indian. Enhanced by useful maps and a large selection of photos. 1994

The History and Culture of Iroquois Diplomacy
Code: THA02
Price: $19.95
An Interdisciplinary Guide to the Treaties of the Six Nations and Their League.. A comprehensive collection of essays and reference material on the historical and ethnological aspects of Iroquois diplomacy, on its rituals and formulas, and on the treaties and alliances in which it was involved. 1995

The Iroquois Eagle Dance An Offshoot of the Calumet Dance
Code: TIE01
Price: $19.95
With Analysis of the Iroquois Eagle Dance and Songs by Gertrude Prokosch Kurath It was and is a classic study of American Indian religious and therapeutic ceremonial and belief. Fenton's careful description of much of his own field work, and his biographical sketches and photographs of people and things bring back the flavor of life of the Iroquois reservations half a century ago. Anthony F. C. Wallace

The Iroquois in the American Revolution
Code: TII02
Price: $16.95
A work of solid scholarship and balanced judgment.... Will become the standard treatment of the subject. Journal of American History. A brilliant and carefully documented historical account of the fighting that took place between the Iroquois (those who fought with the British) and the Americans. This is a portrait of the great aboriginal society which was all but decimated by General John Sherman. 6x9 1975

Iroquois Medical Botany
Code: IMB01
Price: $39.95
A important and timely book that gives new insight into Iroquois curing practices and concepts of health and well-being, much of which was previously unavailable. This presents details of medicinal plant usage never before published. It is the first book to provide a guide to understanding the use of herbal medicines in traditional Iroquois culture. 9x12 1994

Skunny Wundy: Seneca Indian Tales
Code: SW01
Price: $14.95
Foreword by Joseph Bruchac. Collected here are the timeless Native American fables and legends handed down by noted Seneca anthropologist Arthur C Parker. These are the way by which a society communicates to its members the order and meaning to be found in the world around them. Young adults and children especially will be captivated by these tales. 5.5x8.5 1994

In the Hands of the Seneca
Code: ITH01
Price: $15.95
Organized as a loosely related series of narratives which present the varying reactions of pioneer women to being held captive on the NY frontier. In this fictionalized account of four women held captive by the Seneca Indians, the true plight of such a famous captive as Mary Jemison can be better understood and seen in the perspective of the times.125+ pages 5x8 Paper $12.95

IROQUOIS FOODS and Food Preparation
Code: IFA01
Price: $12.95
An ethnological study of the Iroquois customs of Iroquios food preparation with such references to the literature and archaeology of the subject to form a connected account.

Indian Captivities, or Life in the Wigwam
Code: D608
Price: $31.00
Being true narratives of captives who have been carried away by the Indians from the frontier settlements of the U.S. from the earliest period to the present time. This fascinating narrative details the trials of men, women and children captured by Indians from 1528 to 1836. The thirty-one captives whose stories are contained herein lived in nine states from Maine to Florida and as far west as Ohio. (1850) reprint

Turtles, Wolves, and Bears: A Mohawk Family History
Code: S388
Price: $30.50
Written as a chronological narrative of Mohawk history and genealogy, the text IS enhanced by detailed reference footnotes and about fifty Mohawk lineage charts. Excerpts from letters and memoirs add character to the history. Appendices contain transcripts of original church records compiled by Protestant ministers of Albany, Schenectady, Schoharie and Fort Hunter (in New York) from 1689 to 1777. This book uncovers information hitherto unknown about many individuals important to colonial New York history, including most of the principal Mohawk chiefs of the period and their Indian Superintendent, Sir Wilham Johnson. 1996

A Delaware-English Lexicon
Code: ADE01
Price: $25.00
A comprehensive 18th century dictionary of the Lenape Indian Language extracted from Zeisberger's Indian Dictionary arranged alphabetically, with added preface, lexicon, index, annotoations and a concordance of word endings. An excellent rendition of Zeisberger . . . very useful . . . with additions that are a very nice compliment to the main listing.

Massasoit of the Wampanoags
Code: W114
Price: $22.00
Without attempting to write history or even to essay the work of a compiler, the author prepared the brief sketches of character, groups, tribes and men. The chapter headings provide a more specific account of the subjects covered: the Algonquins; the Wampanoags; Massasoit; Massasoit's Family; Samoset, Squanto and Hobamock; the Narragansetts; Miantonomo; the Pequots, Mohicans and other western tribes; and King Philip and his captains. With an everyname index. (1920) reprint,

Apologies to the Iroquois
Code: ATT02
Price: $19.95
The one book that lifted up the cause of Iroquois cultural autonomy to the realm of belles lettres.... Wilson perceived the Iroquois world view intuitively and overcame any obstacle to get at the truth.- William Fenton, from the Introduction. A work to be read for sheer pleasure, for the sake of a fascinating true story delightfully told.- Oliver La Farge, New York Times Book Review

A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison
Code: ANO01
Price: $14.95
The Scots-lrish immigrant girl Mary Jemison was captured following the murder of her family by Shawnee Indians and Frenchmen in western Pennsylvania. Subsequently adopted by two Seneca women who had lost a brother in the French and Indian War, Jemison was given the name 'Two Falling Voices.' The adopted girl enjoyed full rights as a Seneca, eventually marrying a Delaware Indian and raising eight children.... Living on the reservation, Jemison became a respected spokesperson and negotiator for her people, known as the 'white woman of the Genesee.' Her wisdom and strength are in evidence throughout this work. Jim Gould, Adirondac Splendid.... A valuable source on Seneca life. American Indian Quarterly

Joseph Brant, Man of Two Worlds 1743-1807
Code: JBM01
Price: $24.95
]ohn Ben Snow Manuscript Prize; American Revolution Roundtable Award; Finalist Early American Republic Book Award; A Choice Outstanding Academic Book As close and thorough an investigation of available resource material as one can humanly make, certainly as has yet been made.... All that one can ask of a biography. N. Scott Momaday, The New York Times Book Review A fine and enduring biography of a major Indian leader. Barbara Graymont, The American Historical Review Superb. Only rarely does a work deserve to be labeled 'definitive,' but this one certainly qualifies. Library Journ

Iroquois Land Claims
Code: ILC01P
Price: $17.95
Ten essays plus an epilogue survey historical, legal, and public relations issues involved in suits brought against the State of New York by Iroquois nations and the Grand Council of their traditionalists. The ]ournal of American History A collection of essays . . . which brings to the specialist, the student, and the general public valuable information and an appraisal of land claims made by various Iroquois tribes during the past century. American Indian Quarterly A valuable handbook. New York History

Iroquois Land Claims
Code: ILC01H
Price: $45.00
Ten essays plus an epilogue survey historical, legal, and public relations issues involved in suits brought against the State of New York by Iroquois nations and the Grand Council of their traditionalists. The ]ournal of American History A collection of essays . . . which brings to the specialist, the student, and the general public valuable information and an appraisal of land claims made by various Iroquois tribes during the past century. American Indian Quarterly A valuable handbook. New York History

The Oneida Land Claims A Legal History
Code: TOL01P
Price: $17.95
A forceful account of the long and ardent fight that led to the 1974 landmark judgement from the US Supreme Court stating that the Oneida's still owned land illegally taken by New York State since 1795. Includes the ingredients for a classic reminiscence at the bar: the underdog Indian plaintiffs denied a hearing for their grievances for almost two hundred years: the callous, and sometimes sinister, agents of New York State and the federal government who trampled the rights of the people they were supposed to be protecting; a personal conversion for the Oneida's attorney to the cause of Native American rights; and a happy ending. - New York History 6x9

The Oneida Land Claims A Legal History
Code: TOL01H
Price: $45.00
A forceful account of the long and ardent fight that led to the 1974 landmark judgement from the US Supreme Court stating that the Oneida's still owned land illegally taken by New York State since 1795. Includes the ingredients for a classic reminiscence at the bar: the underdog Indian plaintiffs denied a hearing for their grievances for almost two hundred years: the callous, and sometimes sinister, agents of New York State and the federal government who trampled the rights of the people they were supposed to be protecting; a personal conversion for the Oneida's attorney to the cause of Native American rights; and a happy ending. - New York History 6x9

Onondaga Iroquois Prehistory A Study in Settlement Archaeology
Code: OIP01
Price: $16.95
A major contribution to Iroquois cultural history and it is a valuable source of data on the archaeology of the Onondaga.... Should be in the library of every anthropologist interested in northeastern North America. American Anthropologist A valuable perspective against which to view the emergence of a significant native American society. Man in the Northeast

Onondaga Portrait of a Native People
Code: OPO02
Price: $19.95
Certificate of Merit Regional Conference of Historical Agencies Between 1902 and 1917, Fred R. Wolcott, a Syracuse photographer, made a large number of photographs of the Onondaga Indian nation. Seventy-one of these photographs are presented in this catalog . . . views of the reservation, individual dwellings, a number of individuals, and a large number of family groups, as well as athletic teams, a band, church groups.... Laurence Hauptman's essay is an important aid to the interpretation of the photographs. New York History

Parker on the Iroquois
Code: POT03
Price: $15.95
Parker, himself part of Iroquois, and archaeologist at the New York State Museum in Albany during the early 1900s, wrote three major monographs on the Iroquois Indians: Iroquois Uses of Maize, The Code of Handsome Lake, and The Constitution of the Five Nations. These are reproduced here in their original format, together with an introduction by the editor and additional photographic material.... These students provided anthropology with the first complete record of an American Indian subsistence pattern, and provided the basis for understanding nativistic movements.... The Six Nation Iroquois Indians regard these studies as classics and refer to them in order to learn or confirm present practices in the light of their own documented past. Library Journa

King of the Delawares Teedyuscung, 1700-1763
Code: KOT03
Price: $17.95
A splendid work that is much more than the biography the title suggests. C. A. Weslager, author of The Delaware Indians An ethnohistorical classic.... One of the most cited books in Delaware Indian studies. It is also a key source for Northeastern Woodland Indian ethnohistory. . . . Subjects addressed by Wallace in Teedyuscung are as timely today as they were when the book first appeared. Robert S. Grumet, Archaeologist, National Park Service

An Ethnography of the Huron Indians, 1615-1649
Code: AEO01P
Price: $17.95
A full range of subjects covering life among the Hurons is presented. The book is fully documented with footnotes. . . . Well worth reading to anyone interested in the early history of the Indians we know as Wyandottes today. The Goingsnake Messenger

An Ethnography of the Huron Indians, 1615-1649
Code: AEO01H
Price: $45.00
A full range of subjects covering life among the Hurons is presented. The book is fully documented with footnotes. . . . Well worth reading to anyone interested in the early history of the Indians we know as Wyandottes today. The Goingsnake Messenger

The Native Americans, History of the First Residents
Code: TNA01
Price: $6.00
Of New Paltz by the author of several larger scale Native American histories.

American Indian Environments Ecological Issues in Native American History
Code: AIE01
Price: $16.95
Ten essays that cover a wide range of historical periods, areas, and topics concerning the changes in Indian environmental experiences. 6x

Midwinter Rites of the Cayuga Long House
Code: MRO02
Price: $12.95
A study of the religious rites of the Cayuga of the Sour Springs Long House. It identifies elements common to the tribes of the Eastern Atlantic woodland area. This well-known ethnohistorian documents the religious rites of the Cayuga tribe, one of six in the Iroquois Federation that occupied upstate New York until the American Revolution. Of special interest are the medicine societies that used herbs in treating the underlying causes of illness. Imported from the Iroquois Reservation in Canada.

Keepers of the Animals - Teacher's Guide
Code: KOT02T
Price: $9.95
Teachers guide to (#KOY02T) Native American animal stories and related activities for children ages 5-12. 8-1/2 x 11

Keepers of the Earth - Teacher's Guide
Code: KOT01T
Price: $9.95
Teacher Guide to (#KOT01) Native American stories and related hands-on activities for children, 5-12. 8-1/2 x 11

No Word For Time
Code: NWF01
Price: $16.95
Represents a breakthrough in the popular understanding of Algonquin culture. It explores the beautifully simple and practical wisdom of this vast civilization which once covered most of North America, and which is still strong in its spiritual ways and language today. Evan Pritchard explores the native languages of these remarkable people as a window into the poetic and powerful world of the Algonquin and helps us enter that context in which all things have hidden meaning, a world in which things fall together. Pritchard is a gifted story-teller, and takes you along on his own shamanic journey into the back woods of Canada to find a Medicine Man of his own Micmac people. His personal story and the teachings he received in that first encounter with his elder are interspersed between clear, concise essays comparing traditional Algonquin expressions with certain Asian and European traditions and beliefs with which English-speaking people may be more familiar. The title alludes to just one of the many surprising cultural differences between Algonquin life today and the surrounding modern world - the perception of time. 4.5x 5.5

The Reservation
Code: TR01
Price: $19.95
Unusual and appealing tales of life on the Tuscarora Indian Reservation in NYS from late 1930s through early 1950s - warm affectionate stories of real people and events. This skilled storyteller and artist brings an important new dimension to Tuscarora studies. 6x9

Indian Chiefs of Pennsylvania (Sipe)
Code: ICO01P
Price: $29.95
A factual account of the part played by the American Indian in the history of the Pennsylvania/Eastern Frontier from the formation of the Iroquois confederation in about 1570 through Cornplanter's death in 1836, over 35 Iife stories of Indian Chiefs come to life as they step from the pages of this book. Complete with a chronological table of leading events.

MidWinter Rites of the Cayuga Long House
Code: MWR01
Price: $8.95
With an introduction by William Fenton. With the highest respect and sympathy, this well-known ethnohistorian documents the religious rites of the Cayuga tribe, one of six in the Iroquois Federation that occupied upstate New York until the American Revolution. Of special interest are the medicine societies that used herbs in treating the underlying causes of illness. Originally published in 1950. This edition is a University of Nebraska publication. 6x9

The Iroquois Restoration - Iroquois Diplomacy on the Colonial Frontier 1701-1754
Code: TIR01
Price: $16.95
This presents the Indian perspective as it fills the gaps in our Native America literature. It is a comprehensive overview of Iroquois history, well written, researched and documented, that represents a major contribution to the field. 6x9

Legends of the Delaware Indians and Picture Writing
Code: LOT04H
Price: $25.95
(Mr. Adams also wrote - Delaware Indians, A Brief History - which is excerpted in the Native American section) Edited and with an Introduction by Deborah Nichols, with Translations by Nora Thompson Dean and Lucy Parks Blalock. Transcription by James Rementer. This collection of Delaware legends has long been out of print and eagerly sought by people who cherish the lessons these tales impart. Stories such as The Hunter and the Owl teach us the importance of keeping a promise. The legend A-le-pah-qua, The Woman with the Two Plants demonstrates how we should not abuse the powers we are given. Legends of the Delaware Indians and Picture Writing is the result of the Delaware people themselves working to preserve the richness of their heritage. Four of the legends in this book have been retranslated into the Delaware language by native Delaware speakers. Readers will find line-by-line translations that reveal the transformation of a Delaware text into an English-language story. Legends include: The Story of Wa-e-aqon-oo-kase, A Delaware Indian Courtship, The Little Warrior, Schooling of the Braves, The Long Fast, or The Indian Chief Turned to a Robin, Great Naked or Hairless Bear, The Story of Mek-ke-hap-pa, Che-py-yah-poo-thwah, The Moccasin Game, A-le-pah-qua, The Woman with the Two Plants, The Clans, The Legend of Alliance of the Delawares and Cherokees, Autobiography of John Hill. Appendixes (Partial List):B. The Hunter and the Owl, translated into Lenape by Nora Thompson Dean, D. Che-py-yah-poo-thwah, translated into Lenape by Lucy Parks Blalock. 

MOHAWK REPORTER: The Six Nations Columns of George Beaver
Code: MR01
Price: $13.95
A selection from a number of the author's columns in the Brantford Expositor newspaper, assembled and printed in A View From An Indian Reserve, (1993) by the Brant Historical Society, to which have been added a further 27 articles selected by Mr Beaver. The principal focus is the life of the Iroquois people of the Six Nations Reserve from the 1930's to the 1990's. Anecdotes of Longhouse and Church are interspersed with discussions of the Six Nations and other First Nations peoples. Preserved here for posterity are photos of. Longhouses; Churches, and the tomb of Joseph Brant beside the church he had built; schools; native language classes; artists; masks; dancers; 'Bread and Cheese Day; Pow-wows; the annual Six Nations Pageant; the Fall Fair, monuments; snowsnake contests; the return of 18th Century treaty Wampum Belts; WWI Six Nations Battle Flag; the Chiefswood mansion; and many, many more. Captioning, often extensive, adds to their interest. Two articles, several photos, and a list of Chiefs relate to the contiguous Mississauga (Ojibwa) of the New Credit Reserve with which Six Nations has had a long interaction. The series editor has prepared 16 pages of supplementary footnotes and three pages of bibliographic references for further reading. A map of the reserve locates many of the places mentioned, and , for the first time in any book, shows recent land acquisitions which have enlarged the land bases of the two reserves. In a section prepared by the Brant Historical Society are list of- Confederacy chiefs and sub-chiefs at the end of the 19th Century and their council officers from the 1840's to 1924; the Canadian imposed Elected Council's Chief Councillors from 1924 to the present; an enumeration of the 19 bands (totaling just 1843 persons-10% of today's enrollment) which settled the area in 1784. with4 maps; 3 illustrations; 25 photos from the original edition and 100 newA selection from a number of the author's columns in the Brantford Expositor newspaper, assembled and printed in A View From An Indian Reserve, (1993) by the Brant Historical Society, to which have been added a further 27 articles selected by Mr Beaver. The principal focus is the life of the Iroquois people of the Six Nations Reserve from the 1930's to the 1990's. The writing, with its occasional examples of subtle native humour, flows easily and will be readily understood by students and adults. A valuable addition to the text is the extensive selection of photos (several from private sources and published for the first time, other uncovered after extensive research in the photo archives of the Expositor which offer a rare glimpse into this important Iroquois community. Preserved here for posterity are many rare photos. the Brant Historical Society are list of- Confederacy chiefs and sub-chiefs at the end of the 19th Century and their council officers from the 1840's to 1924;

WHITE ROOTS OF PEACE
Code: WRO01
Price: $10.95
Drawings commissioned for this reprint by Oneida artist Wilfred Chew, jr. Originally published by the University of Pennsylvania Press, 1946. At last --- an affordable edition of what is assuredly the most respected work in the Iroquois literature, and, appropriately, for the first time, issued by an Iroquois publisher based in the very community which provided Wallace with his information. This simple synthesis of three complex native accounts of the great epic of Iroquois social and political history was warmly received by both contemporary readers and reviewers (six of their appreciations are included). The message of the Peacemaker, assisted by Hiawatha, inspired not only people of their day but, rejuvenating succeeding generations, has endured into the Present where it serves still to animate and unite a people under the stress of an unrelenting colonialism Professor Donald Smith of the University of Calgary has contributed an important nine page prefatory essay outlining Wallace's Canadian origins, career, and involvement with native people- A five page epilogue by the series editor brings the reader front the period in which die book appeared in Iroquois to the present Ohsweken, much changed in the six decades since Wallace's first visit. A must-have volume for an Iroquois library.

FLINT AND FEATHER
Code: FAF02
Price: $5.95
Illustrated by Tuscarora artist Raymond Skye. Seldom long out of print since its first appearance early in the Twentieth Century, we are proud to return this Canadian favourite to Ohsweken, the author's home, her roots, her source. Pauline was as born in 1862, the daughter of the important and well-connected Mohawk Chief, George Johnson, and grand-daughter of Confederacy Council John Smoke Johnson, one of the men who assaulted Buffalo, NY, daring the War of 1812. She was a strong-willed, free-spirited woman at a time when the dominant culture was ill-prepared for such characteristics among its own females; perhaps this was part of the charm and fascination audiences of her era found in the touring little Mohawk Princess, whether in salon, saloon, theatre, or drawing-room. She gave dramatic, usually costumed, recitations of her work throughout Canada, the USA, and made two trips to England. Today, 85 years after cancer claimed her, Tekahionwake is an important source of pride for many at Six Nations. For young women particularly, she is a model of one who accommodated to change, overcome obstacles, and made a better life for herself: all this without forgetting her roots: ...the hall-mark of my Mohawk blood.

Iroquois Women An Anthology
Code: IWA02
Price: $16.95
A collections of historical and contemporary writings on the role of women in Iroquois society.

The Six Nations of New York
Code: TSN02
Price: $18.95
The 1892 United States Extra Census Bulletin with an introduction by Robert Venables. Purportedly an objective report on the condition of the Iroquois (the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas, Senecas and Tuscaroras), it collected evidence still used today by the Six Nations to defend their legal rights. The report tried to assess - from statistics and individual accounts of traditional religious beliefs, practices, and education - whether the Iroquois could be assimilated. In the process, it accumulated data, fascinating details, and photographs that bring history alive more than a century later. 8.5x11

Code of Handsome Lake The Seneca Prophet
Code: COH01
Price: $8.95
NYS Museum Bulletin c1913 reprint of the record of teachings of Handsome Lake, an excact exposition of the precepts that he taught, teachings that became the basis of the new religion of the Six Nations. 5.5x8.5

The Constitution of the Five Nations or The Iroquois Book of the Great Law
Code: TCO01
Price: $10.95
Reprint of a NYS Bulletin c1916. An attempt by the Iroquois themselves to explain their own civic and social system that has become a valuable guide to many branches of Iroquois ethnology. 5.5x8.5

Seneca Splint Basketry
Code: SSB01
Price: $4.95
An illustrated and practical demonstration of how the Seneca made a variety of baskets, with different weaves and designs diagramed. 7x10

Tales of the Iroquois - LIMITED QUANTITY
Code: TOT01
Price: $9.95
These stories which have been kept alive by Tehanetorens are more than children's entertainment. They provide us with another way to see the world, and teach us the history of this land and the proper way for humans to live together on it. 5.5x8.5

Hair Pipes in Plains Indian Adornment
Code: HPI01
Price: $4.95
The story of how, when and where the elaborate brestplate ornaments of tubular beads originated and how it was diffused throughout the Plains. 5.5x8.5

The Asa Fitch Papers Vol II
Code: 9715
Price: $30.00
The information included is fascinating. between 1848-1849, Dr Fitch interviewed the aged population of Washington County, including many who had lived during the Revolutionary War. He was able to preserve information that was on the verge of disappearing; genealogical information such as names, dates and places of origin not available anywhere else. 8.5x11

Indian Wars of New England, Volume 1
Code: S949
Price: $37.00
The first of three chronologically arranged volumes, Volume 1 begins with a description of the Indian tribes of New England, discusses the early settlers and their relations with the Indians, and covers the Pequod War and the wars of the Mohegans. The Indians are described in general terms regarding religion, art, language, agriculture, etc., as well as by specific tribe. Well-written and heavily footnoted, this book is an informative narrative of the Indian wars of New England. (1910) reprint

Luke Swetland's Captivity
Code: LSC01
Price: $8.95
This is not just another Indian captivity story, but a collection of stories about the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania during the 1760's and 1770's. In addition to detailed chapters on Swetland's capture, captivity and escape and documentation on Indian culture during his captivity, are extremely valuable chapters on the Pennamite Wars fought between Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Sullivan's Campaign against the Indians, and valuable details of Indian life in Pennsylvania and New York state before its destruction by General Sullivan are also recorded by Luke Swetland. His escape from captivity and his walk back to his Pennsylvania home, only to find his wife and family removed to their previous home in Connecticut was grueling. His reunion with his wife and family eventually in Connecticut, after they believed him to be dead, are both moving and exceptional. You will also find this book educational, filled with most unusual facts and details. Not only will you wonder whether you could have survived his long ordeal, you will find yourself referring to his story time and time again. In the end, however, the Indians would be driven from the Wyoming valley never to return. Connecticut would loose land they thought they rightly owned, and Pennsylvania would ultimately claim this beautiful valley by court decision. Peace would reign once again in the valley called Wyoming.

Thirty Thousand Miles With John Heckewelder
Code: TTM04
Price: $49.95
This collection of Heckewelder materials, gathered by one of America's great writer/historians, Paul Wallace, follows America's most observant early traveler, John Heckewelder through the eastern woods as he recorded the most significant knowledge we have today on the Indian life and pioneer history of our Eastern frontier. From 1754 to 1813, Heckewelder crossed the Allegheny Mountains 30 times and his travels and adventures along the Indian trails of Western Pennsylvania into the Ohio Country are interwoven with the movements of the Moravian Indian missions. Mr. Wallace's function as editor was to gather together all travel journals from various repositories, to translate those among them that were still in German (as a writer Heckewelder was bilingual), to take certain incidents described in Heckewelder's two books-his History and his Narratives of the Missions of the United Brethren and weave them together to help explain this mystery he called the Ohio country and our Western border. Errors in historical judgment, which mar some parts of Heckewelder's earlier publications are less in evidence in his journals. In them he tells only what he saw and what he heard. Heckewelder was an excellent 18th century reporter.He was frank and he was candid and though he had deep affection for the Indians, never the less, he saw them through a white man's eyes. Limited to 1,000 hand numbered copies. Complete with 15x23 foldout map (front & back) of Heckewelders travels across the Eastern Frontier

Iroquois Medical Botany
Code: IMB01P
Price: $24.95
A important and timely book that gives new insight into Iroquois curing practices and concepts of health and well-being, much of which was previously unavailable. This presents details of medicinal plant usage never before published. It is the first book to provide a guide to understanding the use of herbal medicines in traditional Iroquois culture. 9x12 1994

Indian Wars of New England, Volume III
Code: S951
Price: $46.50
This is an especially valuable work for students of the French and Indian War. The extensive notes alone provide an abundance of further research materials. This final volume of the series contains four separate sections: Queen Anne's War, Lovewell's War, Governor Shirley's War and the French and Indian War. (1910) reprint,

Realm of the Iroquois
Code: ROT07
Price: $29.95
One volume of the series on Native Americans for which the editors consulted with Native Americans to provide a view of Indian History and culture from the perspective of those who lived it. All aspects of the Indian's story are covered: their lore and legends, how they made a living from the land, their hunting and warring, their time-honored religious practices, and the many ordeals that strengthed their spirit. 8.5X11

Spirit of the New England Tribes Indian History and Folklore
Code: SOT09
Price: $19.95
Spanning 3 centuries and based on 240 folklore texts gathered from such diverse sources as early colonial writings, newspapers, magazines, diaries, local histories, anthropology and folklore publications, unpublished manuscripts, and field research with living Indians, this collection traces the historical evolution of legends, folktales, and traditions of four major Native American Groups from their earliest encounters with Europeans to the present time. 6x9

Indian New England Before the Mayflower
Code: INE01
Price: $19.95
This is broad in scope, taking in every aspect of Indian life as the first explorers and colonists found it, from personal appearance and characteristics to diet and agriculture, social organization, and intertribal relations. In addition this contains the plants, natural resources and composition of the forests, and how the environment was shaped by the Indians. An excellent reference you'll turn to again and again. 6x9

The New England Indians
Code: TNE02
Price: $16.95
A illustrated sourcebook of authentic details of everyday Indian life. This is an exceptionally detailed volume of how man lived in the great Northwoods wilderness, illustrated with hundreds of line drawings of the ingenious techniques the Indians used for mastering life in an often harsh environment. 8.5x11

Indian Wars of Pennsylvania (Sipe)
Code: IWO01P
Price: $39.95
Originally published in 1929 and revised in 1931, Indian Wars is based primarily on the Pennsylvania Archives and Colonial Records. This factual account of all Indian events on the Eastern Frontier, includes the French and Indian War, Lord Dunmore's War, Pontiac's War, the Revolutionary War and accounts of all Indian uprisings and tradgedies on the Eastern Frontier. Plus, the almost 200 page supplement added to the second edition of 1931 including the following: A chronology of major events with the corresponding page; a listing of all officers of the early Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; a listing of Indian names of Pennsylvania and their meaning; details of Sullivan's campaign against the Indians; and the most detailed set of footnotes and references ever seen in a book. Even Mr. Sipe's handwritten corrections in the margins of several pages.

Indian New England 1524- 1674: A Compendium of Eyewitness Accounts of Native American Life
Code: INE02
Price: $12.95
Brings to the modern reader fascinating first-hand descriptions of pre-Colonial Native Americans and their way of life. Drawn from 22 original sources, numerous excerpts are organized topically to tell the story of native New England as chronicled by the, explorers, soldiers, and observers who made first contact. With spelling and punctuation modernized, the original writers' language has been otherwise preserved, giving the reader a strong sense of the writers' perspectives. Illustrations of actual New England Indian artifacts add further dimension to the reader's experience. 6X9

INDIAN VILLAGE AND PLACE NAMES of Pennsylvania
Code: IVA01P
Price: $19.95
No state in the entire nation is richer in Indian names or in fact Indian history than Pennsylvania. This is the only major book that traces back Indian names and places for their correct form, origin and history. The most incredible collection of information ever assembled on the Indian place names of Pennsylvania. Now in Paperback!

Red Jacket Iroquois Diplomat and Orator
Code: RJ02P
Price: $17.95
This is the first modern biography of Red Jacket, the formidable Iroquois orator and diplomat. As a representative of the Seneca and of the Six Nations, Red Jacket met and negotiated with American Presidents from George Washington to Andrew Jackson. He spoke out against the sale of Indian lands, against the encroachment of white man's religion and culture, and in defense of Indian sovereignty. His eloquent speeches were widely known in his lifetime and continue to be published today. 5.5 x 8.5

Amherst Papers, 1756-1763, The Southern Sector
Code: M097
Price: $33.50
Dispatches from South Carolina, Virginia and His Majesty's Superintendent of Indian Affairs. In 1759 Jeffrey Amherst was appointed commander-in-chief of His Majesty's Forces in North America. In 1760 South Carolina requested Amherst's assistance in a war with the Cherokees. The earliest records in this collection are from Edmond Atkin, Southern Superintendent of Indian Affairs. Most of the documents are from 1760 and 1761, when the former allies became enemies and Amherst sent forces against the Cherokees. The correspondence from 1762-1763 primarily deals with finalizing a peace agreement with the Cherokees. In order to make these records easier to use, they have been transcribed, rearranged in chronological order and indexed in this convenient volume. Original microfilm page numbers are noted on each transcribed document. 1999

The Lenape and Their Legends
Code: TLA03
Price: $39.95
One can not begin to study or understand the Indian history of the Eastern Frontier during the 17th and 18 th century without first knowing the history of the dominant tribe of Pennsylvania during this time period, the Lenape or Delaware Indians. The story of this tribe is so indelibly intertwined with the major events of the day that to understand the complexities of Indian-Indian and Indian-White relationships is to know the Lenape. From William Penn's signing of the treaty at Shackamaxin and The Walking Purchase to 18 th century Indian wars that set the Pennsylvania frontier ablaze, the Lenape dominated their days in Penn's Woods. And so significant is the lasting memory of these people on Pennsylvania that many of the mountains, valleys and streams still carry their Indian given names. Dr. Brinton was one of the 19th century's foremost students of American Indian ethnology and his work on the Lenape is considered a classical piece of study even by contemporary scholars, with the Complete Text and Symbols of The Walum Olum and a 20 page vocabulary of Delaware to English word translations. numbered edition, in Dark Brown Lexatone with Gold Embossing Limited to 1,000 copies

David Zeisberger's History of the Northern American Indians
Code: DZH01
Price: $19.95
In 18th Century Ohio, New York & Pennsylvania. Rarely does a book come along that has the power to expand so immensely one's intimate knowledge of the culture and history of the Indians of America's Eastern Frontier as this account of Zeisberger's more than 60 year venture into the wilderness as a missionary among the Indians of the East. Many interesting stories of Indian history, manners and customs of everyday life in the Indian villages come to light through the pages of this book. This exceptional and intimate knowledge of the inner life of these first Americans is credited to Zeisberger and found nowhere else in the early literature. His stories of Indian medicinal remedies -- firsthand details of their ceremonies, food, culture and beliefs -- are among the only reliable record, and his able depictions of conditions before the white settlers moved westward are both rare and accurate.

TE-A-0-GA ANNALS OF A VALLEY Taken From Old Tioga Point and Early Athens
Code: TAO04
Price: $8.95
The tributaries of both the Chemung and the Susquehanna command wide reaches of New York State, west and east. Southward, a network of waterways connects the North with the West Branch of the Susquehanna. This brought converging streams of aboriginal migrations together from all directions of the compass to Teaoga, the meeting of the waters, ancestral home of Indian activity. From the populous villages of Andaste warriors clustered here, their campfires smoldering on the western heights in the days when Samuel Champlain and Captain John Smith were venturing into the Susquehanna River Valley in the early 1600's, to 1779, when a third of the Continental army encamped below, 5,000 strong, waiting impatiently for General Sullivan to lead them against the Iroquois homelands in New York state, the Valley has seen it all. In 1786, General Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys were even summoned here to secure the peace in last chapter in the ongoing Yankee-Pennamite Wars, launched at Wyoming some 20 years previous between Pennsylvania and Connecticut.

THE SECOND CIVIL WAR
Code: TSC02
Price: $14.95
An examination of the Indian demand for ethnic sovereignty, covering the history of Indian and government policies from 1775 to present.

Conspiracy of Interests Iroquois Dispossession and the Rise of New York State
Code: COI01
Price: $34.95
No other Indian community in New York State was affected more by the transportation revolution than the Oneidas. The Oneida lands, totaling more than five million acres (Oneida and Madison Counties) in 1784, were situated at the vital transportation crossroads in New York, and were a necessary ingredient for the rise of the Empire State. The relatively small number of Oneidas, approximately 800 in 1792, stood in the way of progress, and their dispossession and loss of lands set the pattern for state-Indian relations through the early 1840s. 6x9

Haudenosaunee Portraits of the Firekeepers of the Onondaga Nation
Code: HPO01
Price: $39.95
She photographed the Navajo and the Zuni Indians of the Southwest, the Shinnecock and Montauk Indians on Eastern Long Island, and now creates a record of the Onondaga, the Native People who have inhabited the hills of central New York for 15,000 years. These protraits show a timeless, contemplative image. 8.5x10

WISDOM WARRIOR & OTHER ANIMAL LEGENDS
Code: WWA03
Price: $9.95
Traditional Native American animal legends that teach lessons and share wisdom.

BASIC CALL TO CONSCIOUSNESS
Code: BCT01
Price: $7.95
A clearly presented history and compelling critique of Western culture by the Six Nations' Iroquois.

WAMPUM BELTS OF THE IROQUOIS
Code: WBO01
Price: $9.95
A history of the Iroquois Confederacy's use of wampum belts for official purposes as well as religious ceremonies.

SACRED SONG OF THE HERMIT THRUSH
Code: SSO02
Price: $5.95
The legendary origins of the song of the hermit thrush.

If You Lived With the Iroquois
Code: IYL01
Price: $5.99
A delightful little book explaining all aspects of the everyday life of an Iroquios Indian. This colorfully drawn book offers full page illustrations incorporating questions and answers about the activities pictured - from religion to family life, food, housing etc - telling what it was like to grow up in an Iroquois family hundreds of years ago. Perfect for grade school students. 9x7.5

INDIANS IN THE RAMAPOS Survival, Persistence & Presence
Code: IIT01
Price: $13.00
Indians in the Ramapos is a cultural history of Native American presence within the Highlands region of Northern New Jersey and southeastern New York. Indian peoples occupied this hilly, mountainous region for thousands of years prior to European settlement, and their descendants continue to do so today. Native Americans are among the variety of ethnic groups that reside in this region. Some historical accounts indicate that Indians were gone from the area by the early 1800s. Following the Treaty of Easton in 1758 at which the Indians relinquished their remaining lands in New Jersey, many of them moved westward travelling through and temporarily settling in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, and Texas, finally settling in Oklahoma. Other Indians from the Highlands region moved north to counties in upstate New York, to Wisconsin and to Ontario, Canada. Many, however, stayed behind in the Highlands region. The remnant native groups retreated to the mountainous uplands and established a community virtually invisible to the newcomers below. These people took their identity from the mountains themselves, hiding their Indian heritage lest they be removed to the west. This book assembles in one volume information collected by the author and others in many disciplines. Much of what is covered here is from the archaeological record. This record reveals thousands of years of human occupation and use of these mountains. It reveals that point at which a new group of people, the European explorers and settlers arrived with a new material culture which included a written language. Also presented is material from the written record and traditions handed down among the Ramapo Mountain People.

Legends of the Delaware Indians and Picture Writing
Code: LOT04P
Price: $19.95
(Mr. Adams also wrote - Delaware Indians, A Brief History - which is excerpted in the Native American section) Edited and with an Introduction by Deborah Nichols, with Translations by Nora Thompson Dean and Lucy Parks Blalock. Transcription by James Rementer. This collection of Delaware legends has long been out of print and eagerly sought by people who cherish the lessons these tales impart. Stories such as The Hunter and the Owl teach us the importance of keeping a promise. The legend A-le-pah-qua, The Woman with the Two Plants demonstrates how we should not abuse the powers we are given. Legends of the Delaware Indians and Picture Writing is the result of the Delaware people themselves working to preserve the richness of their heritage. Four of the legends in this book have been retranslated into the Delaware language by native Delaware speakers. Readers will find line-by-line translations that reveal the transformation of a Delaware text into an English-language story. Legends include: The Story of Wa-e-aqon-oo-kase, A Delaware Indian Courtship, The Little Warrior, Schooling of the Braves, The Long Fast, or The Indian Chief Turned to a Robin, Great Naked or Hairless Bear, The Story of Mek-ke-hap-pa, Che-py-yah-poo-thwah, The Moccasin Game, A-le-pah-qua, The Woman with the Two Plants, The Clans, The Legend of Alliance of the Delawares and Cherokees, Autobiography of John Hill. Appendixes (Partial List):B. The Hunter and the Owl, translated into Lenape by Nora Thompson Dean, D. Che-py-yah-poo-thwah, translated into Lenape by Lucy Parks Blalock. 

Handbook of the Delaware Indian Language, The Oral Tradition of a Native People
Code: HOT07
Price: $16.95
In the seventeenth century, early white explorers and settlers encountered a tribe of Indians along the Delaware River and its tributaries that called themselves Lenape or the original people. After the English arrived, the Lenape were given their new name, the Delaware Indians. This name, derived from the third Lord de la Warr, Sir Thomas West, newly appointed governor of the English Colonies at Jamestown in 1610, applied to the people living on the shores of de la Warr Bay and the banks of the river emptying into it (the present day Delaware River). Much has been written about Delaware Indian history, but little has been done to give scholars a basic understanding concerning this oldest of the Algonquin languages. Mr. Wenning, a trained linguist has taken on the task of providing insight into the Delaware language in a very logical and easy to use way. With significant use of the 18th century journals of Moravian missionaries John Heckewelder and David Zeisberger, who together spent over 120 years among the Delawares of the East. Complete with a brief history, pronunciation guide, and grammatical key to using the Delaware language, this book includes a 3,000 word vocabulary list, and a step by step guide to the rules of making this Delaware language guide fun and easy to use. 6x9

The Mohican World, 1680-1750
Code: TMW02
Price: $24.00
A sequel to her acclaimed first book, The Mohicans and Their Land, 1609-1730, this is a must-have-and-read book that serves as a great complement to her. From Chapter I: The ENVIRONMENT in which the native population lived at the time the Dutch arrived in the early 1600s was rich but challenging. The fertility of the soil and the sweetness of the air were marvels to the Dutch. The changeable Hudson River was far from the controlled stream of the present, being sometimes sluggish, shallow and choked with sand bars, and at other times dangerously high and out of control. Similar fluctuations occurred in other streams on which Mohicans lived. Rivers were festooned with dead trees and vegetation extending into the water; many small streams cut through the banks. After floods, sand bars and river banks were altered.. .. Whatever the setting, activities of daily life were not casual. Providing food, shelter, clothing, and weapons for a large and varied population of many age levels and abilities required leadership and shared knowledge. The essential acts of living—gardening, hunting and fishing, gathering wild foods, processing and storing food, making clothing and weapons, building shelters, and burning the land—were communal, not individual acts. The processes were carefully orchestrated by village elders to ensure adequate production and supply of food and necessities for group living. The management ensured the continued existence of resources for future use. Recognizing these management activities underscores the complexity of the seemingly simple Indian life.(end of quote) There never was a last of the Mohicans, and, as this book shows, the Mohicans were an influential part of the history of a surprising variety of locations -- from Albany to Hudson Valley counties in New York and ranging into western Massachusetts and northwestern Connecticut. They owned the land, and, as such were besieged by Europeans, who coveted parts of this vast territory. This book tells the story of how the Mohicans used their land, and how they were parted from it in the eighteenth century. Land sales ranged from the Livingston purchases on the Roelof Jansen Kill to the towns of Salisbury and Sharon in Connecticut and Stockbridge in Massachusetts. Some Mohican experiences in selling the land were the result of honest agreements, but in some cases, the Native Americans were hustled out of their possessions. Shirley Dunn has again demonstrated her mastery of the Mohican Culture. 6x9,

Soft Gold: A History of the Fur Trade in the Great Lakes Region
Code: R1702
Price: $15.50
And its Impact on Native American Culture. The fur trade in Colonial North America produced an economic frenzy that irrevocably affected three peoples: the Native Americans, the French and the British. Applying his extensive knowledge of Native American traditions, Ted Reese discusses the development of the fur trade and the European struggle for its control, while examining the involvement of Native Americans in that industry that led to the eventual demise of their culture. Several maps, a bibliography and an index of full names and subjects enhance the text. The author teaches American History at Northwestern Michigan College in Cadillac, Michigan. He specializes in Native American history. avail Feb

The First People of the Northeast
Code: TFP02
Price: $19.95
By Esther and David Braun. The archeological findings from New England, New York and the Canadian Maritimes, following the region's changing geography, peoples, and diverse cultures during the nearly 12,000 year span from the first human occupants up to the period of European contact. 8.5x11 144 pages b&w illus index, biblio and appendix Paper

THE IROQUOIS IN THE CIVIL WAR From Battlefield to Reservation
Code: TII01P
Price: $19.95
One of the many Native American titles from this SUNY New Paltz history professor, this directly deals with the hundreds of Iroquois involved in the Civil War, and the thousands who were adversely affected by it. With an extensive bibliography and index. Excerpted in Civil War Magazine --A very perceptive study.... Highly recommended.Library Journal An entirely new topic that has never been treated before in any comprehensive way.... Hauptman has produced a very perceptive historical and sociological study of the effect of the conflict on the women and the children of the reservations, and the continuing assault on the Iroquois land base.... A fine work of scholarship! Very readable and interesting.Barbara Graymont, Nyack College

A TYPOLOGY AND NOMENCLATURE FOR NEW YORK PROJECTILE POINTS
Code: ATA01
Price: $9.95
Bulletin 384, reprinted 1997 contains approximately 100 black and white photos and drawings of the various points with their distribution. 5.5x8.5

CIVIL, RELIGIOUS AND MOURNING COUNCILS AND CEREMONIES OF ADOPTION OF NEW YORK INDIANS
Code: CRA01
Price: $9.95
Bulletin 113, reprinted in 1981, has the Iroquois music and words with complete descriptions of all their ceremonies.

KANIEN' KERA OKARA' SHON: ' A (MOHAWK STORIES)
Code: KKO01
Price: $12.95
Bulletin 427, printed in 1976, contains legends, histories, anecdotes, omens and poetry, collected in the native language, with an English version of the story and a line-by-line translation. Some of the stories are illustrated with line drawings. 8.5x11

MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF THE NEW YORK STATE IROQUOIS
Code: MAL02
Price: $9.95
Bulletin 125, reprinted in 1981, contains a brief biography of the author, and her collection of Iroquois myths and legends. Illustrated throughout with line drwaings and photos. 5.5x8.5

LONGHOUSE DIPLOMACY AND FRONTIER WARFARE
Code: LDA01
Price: $3.95
The Iroquois Confederacy and its actions in the Revolutionary War. with maps, photos and drawings 5.5x8.5

The Iroquois Struggle for Survival World War II to Red Power
Code: TIS01
Price: $19.95
Selected by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Book This study is the product of exhaustive research based on an impressive number of historical documents and published materials as well as numerous personal interviews in every Iroquois community in the United States and Canada.... A book that will be of considerable value. American Historical Review [This] volume should be read by anyone interested in contemporary native American struggles in particular or minority rights in eneral. American Indian Culture and Research Journal

The History of Philip's War
Code: C250
Price: $21.50
by Thomas Church. Commonly called the Great Indian War of 1675 and 1676. This is also about the French and Indian Wars at the Eastward in 1689, 1690, 1692, 1696 and 1704. This classic volume, first published in 1716 and based on the accounts of the author's father, Col. Benjamin Church, gives a frank and vivid account of the earliest of the Indian Wars. Included are numerous extracts from contemporary documents, with notes and additions by Samuel Drake to provide additional information about the people and places referred to in the text. 360 pages Paper

Native American Gardening
Code: NAG01
Price: $15.95
by Michael Caduto and Joseph Bruchac. Stories, projects and recipes to be enjoyed by the whole family. 7x10 photos & Illus 176 pages

Formulating American Indian Policy In New York State
Code: FAI01
Price: $24.95
Laurence M. Hauptman. This is the first descriptive analysis of how American Indian policies are made both at the statewide and at agency levels, and is written by the author of 3 previous books on New York Indians. In this one, he demonstrates why, historically, policies have been unsuccessful in meeting the needs of the native population, and the distrust this has engendered. 6x9 215 pages indexed Paper

The Wiechquaeskeck Indians of Southwestern Connecticut in the Seventeenth Century
Code: B2028
Price: $26.00
By Alexander Buckland. A history of a long forgotten Indian Nation of the Hudson River estuary area. They were part of the great Algonquin Woodland peoples, and belonged to the lenape or Delaware Indians of the New Jersey / New York area. Maps, illustrations, timelines, documents and archeological studies, in addition to scholarly essays on cultural clashes, traditional activities, and European impressions are used to tell the story of this nation's decline. 286 pages Paper

Sisters in Spirit Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Influence on Early American Feminists
Code: SIS04
Price: $9.95
By Sally Roesch Wagner. Women of the Six Nation Iroquois Confederacy possessed freedoms far beyond those of their white sisters: decisive political power, control of their bodies, control of their own property, custody of the children they bore, the power to initiate divorce, and all that in a society generally free of rape and domestic violence. Their influence on the early feminists and the inspiration they provided helped EuroAmerican women in the struggle for freedom and equality. 6x9 127 pages b&w photos and illus Paper

Indians and Colonists at the Crossroads of Empire
Code: IAC01
Price: $39.95
By Timothy J. Shannon. The author argues that the model of constitutional union resulting from the Albany Congress of 1754 was patterned after the British form of government and not influenced by the Iroquois Confederacy's structure. 6.5x9.5 268 pages indexed Cloth

Cultivating A Landscape of Peace
Code: CAL04
Price: $19.95
By Matthew Dennis. A look at the Iroquois Confederacy and its interactions with the French, Dutch, and English. The author makes the argument that the Iroquois' overriding quest for peace and their sometimes misunderstood overtures to the European colonists frustrated their desire for an amalgamation of all peoples. 6x9 280 pages index Paper

Ecocide of Native America Environmental Destruction of Indian Lands and Peoples
Code: EON03
Price: $14.95
By Donald A. Grinde Jr. and Bruce E. Johansen; Foreword by Howard Zinn. A dense, hard-hitting well-documented work about the environmental destruction of Indian lands and peoples that offers a much needed option to European perspectives of history. The book includes the moving testimony of those who continue to experience the slow death of their lands, their means of subsistence, and their communities, even as environmentalists look to Native American ecological precedents for solutions to our common global catastrophe. 34 photographs, 320 pages, 6 x 9 Paper

Debating Democracy
Code: DD02
Price: $14.95
By Bruce E Johansen. With chapters by Donald A. Grinde, Jr. & Barbara A. Mann; Foreword by Vine Deloria, Jr. There is substantial evidence that the framers of the major documents and institutions of the American republic were influenced by the long-established democratic traditions of the Iroquois Confederacy. For many, however, this notion represents an attempt to deny American intellectual, cultural, and racial credentials, A furious and often unseemly debate on this proposition has resulted. The author follows the controversy from its beginnings, providing highlights of the battle, and notes that in the past few years academic opposition has largely grown quiet as the historical evidence has become known to a more general audience. 221 pages, 6 x 9 Paper

Mary Jemison White Woman of the Seneca
Code: MJW01
Price: $12.95
By Rayna M. Gangi. Epilogue by Peter Jemison. Basing her work on Mary Jemison's own account of her life, Rayna Gangi tells the true story of the captive white girl who became the wife of a Seneca warrior chief during the French and Indian Wars. Captured at 15 during a raid, this daughter of Scotch-Irish parents was rapidly assimilated into full tribal membership and the responsibilities of womanhood. By becoming Seneca, Mary Jemison developed the strength, values, and enduring commitment that sustained her through wrenching personal tragedies in the aftermath of a war the Seneca could not win. An accurate account of many of the events that shaped the destiny of the Seneca people, this book has been sanctioned by the Seneca Nation. 152 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 Paper

Iroquois Culture and Commentary
Code: ICA01
Price: $14.95
By Doug George-Kanentiio. This book offers fascinating perspectives on the life, traditions, and current affairs of the peoples of the Iroquois Confederacy. The author is a Mohawk who is actively involved in issues affecting the Confederacy and has been writing about developments in Indian Country for the past decade. 8 B&W photographs 224 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 Paper

White Roots of Peace The Iroquois Book of Life
Code: WRO02
Price: $12.95
By Paul Wallace. Foreword by Chief Leon Shenandoah, Statement by Chief Sydney Hill, Epilogue by John Mohawk Illustrated by John Kahionhes Fadden. A retelling of the orally transmitted epic of Deganawidah, the Peacemaker, the charismatic spiritual leader who, centuries ago, united warring tribes of the Northeast to form the Iroquois Confederacy. The Peacemaker's work is preserved in the Confederacy's traditional constitution, which influenced the framers of the American Bill of Rights and the U.S. Constitution. The teachings of the Peacemaker continue to offer an inspired model for consensus building among nations and peoples throughout the world. 158 pages, 5 x 7.5 22 illustrations Paper

Treaty of Canandaigua
Code: TOC01
Price: $14.95
The story of the six nations and their relationship with the United States over the 200-year period following the American Revolution. Two hundred years after signing the treaty that was to protect their lands and rights, they have been stripped of all but a small fraction of their original territories. The treaty has been violated numerous times over the years, even in Supreme Court decisions, and the fight to retain sovereignty and regain land taken illegally continues to this day. The authors have written this book knowing that the Canandaigua Treaty is their proof of sovereignty and means of recovering lands, and that the legal outcomes for the Iroquois Confederacy will affect Indian nations throughout the country. Offering a variety of perspectives - cultural, legal, and political - as well as valuable information drawn from historical archives, this book presents a comprehensive portrait of a great people and their struggle for survival. Among the contributors are Chief Irving Powless, Jr., Chief Leon Shenandoah, Chief Oren Lyons, Chief Bernard Parker, and Chief Jake Swamp, as well as other well-known Iroquois leaders. 352 pages, 6 x 9. 32 B&W photos Paper

Utopian Legacies A History of Conquest and Oppression in the Western World
Code: ULA01
Price: $14.95
By John Mohawk. Although the ideals embodied in religion and philosophy are considered to be humanity's prime civilizing force, religions that preach love have been used to justify the bloodiest massacres, and utopian ideals have fomented intolerance and worldwide persecution. Examining this paradox, the author points out that the danger lies not in the utopian ideal itself but in the parallel assumption that its followers are in possession of the only truth and therefore are justified in forcing their better way of life on other cultures for the ultimate good of humanity. He shows how the subtle legacies of utopian thinking still influence contemporary social and political movements. He suggests ways in which we can guard against their harmful effects upon cultures different from our own, while still cherishing our aspirations and personal ideals. 6x9 296 pages Paper

Native New Yorkers
Code: NNY01
Price: $29.95
By Evan T. Pritchard. The author, a professor of Native American History who is of Micmac ancestry, creates a controversial history of the Algonquin People of the Metropolitan New York area. Included is a timeline of Native American history, a vocabulary, and extensive notes. The Native American community seems to be divided about the book with high praise on the one hand and strong criticism on the other. I haven't read it yet, but a quick look gives a good feeling of their early life in Manhattan before white settlement. You'll have to read it and decide for yourself. 6.5x9.5 490 pages index Cloth

Chainbreaker's War A Seneca Chief Remembers the American Revolution
Code: CWA02
Price: $16.95
Edited by Jeanne Winston Adler. In the winter of 1845, an aged Seneca chief was interviewed about his Revolutionary War experiences fighting alongside the British and Tories against Continental Armies and colonial settlements. This authentic narrative is his remarkable story of dozens of bloody encounters on the New York and Pennsylvania frontier, including the desperate hand-to-hand battle at Oriskany. Beautifully illustrated with line drawings of Indian crafts, constructions and beadwork 6x9 224 pages index Paper

Skywoman Legends of the Iroquois
Code: SLO02
Price: $14.95
By Joanne Shenandoah & Douglas M. George. This Oneida and Mohawk Indian couple collaborated on a beautiful edition of classic Iroquois Legends. Glossy paper, filled with half color and half b&w drawings 9x10 108 pages Hardcover

Conspiracy of Interests Iroquois Dispossession and the Rise of New York State
Code: COI01P
Price: $19.95
No other Indian community in New York State was affected more by the transportation revolution than the Oneidas. The Oneida lands, totaling more than five million acres (Oneida and Madison Counties) in 1784, were situated at the vital transportation crossroads in New York, and were a necessary ingredient for the rise of the Empire State. The relatively small number of Oneidas, approximately 800 in 1792, stood in the way of progress, and their dispossession and loss of lands set the pattern for state-Indian relations through the early 1840s. 6x9


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