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Catalogue de la collection archéologique provenant des fouilles et explorations

Catalogue de la Collection Archéologique Provenant des Fouilles et Explorations

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This rare catalogue of an exhibition in Paris in 1883 – held by only six libraries in the U.S. – provides descriptions and brief historical explanations of 102 antiquities from Mexico and the Yucatan that famed French archaeologist Désiré Charnay (1828-1915) acquired during an expedition of...Read More
Eskimo Folk-Tales

Eskimo Folk-Tales

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Published in 1921, Eskimo Folk-Tales is a collection of stories told by Greenlandic Inuit to esteemed polar explorer and anthropologist, Knud Rasmussen. Born in Greenland to a Danish father and Inuit mother, Rasmussen grew up in an Arctic Inuit community, where he learned Kalaallisut (Western...Read More
Plate from History of the Indian tribes of North America

History of the Indian Tribes of North America

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Part of a three-volume collection of Native American biographies and strikingly vivid portraits, this publication contains some of the finest American lithography of the 19th century. Published from 1836 to 1844, Thomas McKenney, US Superintendent of Indian Trade, wanted to preserve "in the...Read More
Cover of Iroquois Foods and Food Preparation

Iroquois Foods and Food Preparation

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This is one of earliest ethnographic publications on the entirety of Iroquois, or more aptly Haudenosaunee, food ways such as cultivation, preparation and preservation, utensils and materials, recipes, and the social or ceremonial customs surrounding food and sustenance. The ‘author’ Frederick...Read More
Title and plate of Les Peintres Indiens d'Amerique, vol. 1

Les Peintres Indiens D'Amérique

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These two portfolio volumes — each available separately for adoption — contain 77 individual plates by Native American artists. The author Oscar Brousse Jacobson (1882-1966) a Swedish-born American was a painter himself and a collector of Native American art. He served as the director of the...Read More
Title and plate of Les Peintres Indiens d'Amerique, vol. 2

Les Peintres Indiens D'Amérique

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These two portfolio volumes — each available separately for adoption — contain 77 individual plates by Native American artists. The author Oscar Brousse Jacobson (1882-1966) a Swedish-born American was a painter himself and a collector of Native American art. He served as the director of the...Read More
Mohawks on the Nile

Mohawks on the Nile

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On August 20, 1884, Governor General of Canada, Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, received an encrypted cablegram from the Colonial Office in London that requested “good voyageurs” for an expedition to Egypt on the Nile River. Specifically, England wanted Mohawk and Ojibway Indian men to guide...Read More
That's What It Was Like Cover

Ne'Ho Niyo' Dë:Nö' = That's What It Was Like

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Knowledge of the Seneca Nation is preserved in this compilation of oral histories from sixty-one tribal elders and is a valuable historical and cultural resource. The grant-funded Seneca Nation Curriculum Development Project gave the Seneca Nation Education Department opportunity to...Read More
North American Indian costumes (1564-1950) v. 2

North American Indian Costumes (1564-1950)

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This portfolio volume (Vol. 2 of the work) contains 25 illustrations by the noted Native American artist Oscar Howe (Mazuha Hokshina). A Yanktonai Dakota artist trained at the Studio of Santa Fe Indian School, Dakota Wesleyan University, and University of Oklahoma. Howe is perhaps best known...Read More
North American Indian costumes (1564-1950) v. 1

North American Indian Costumes (1564-1950) v. 1

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This portfolio volume (vol.1 of the work) contains 25 illustrations by the noted Native American artist Oscar Howe (Mazuha Hokshina). A Yanktonai Dakota artist trained at the Studio of Santa Fe Indian School, the Dakota Wesleyan University, and the University of Oklahoma, Howe is perhaps best known...Read More

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