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  • Schwarz, Maureen Trudelle.
    MOLDED IN THE IMAGE OF CHANGING WOMAN: Navajo Views on Human Body and Personhood.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1997. Hardcover first edition - A study of several areas of Navajo philosophy, including ideas surrounding conception and birth, how children become Navajo, puberty rites, and symbolic aspects of the body. Illustrated. Includes 3 poems by Wesley Thomas, Pauline Escudero Shafer, and Luci Tapahonso. Glossary, notes, bibliography, index. 299 pp. ISBN: 0-8165-16022.

    Condition: Fine in gold cloth, issued without a dustjacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 26447
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  • THE DELICACY AND STRENGTH OF LACE: Letters by Silko, Leslie Marmon and Wright, James (edited by Anne Wright)
    Silko, Leslie Marmon and Wright, James (edited by Anne Wright)
    THE DELICACY AND STRENGTH OF LACE: Letters

    Edition: First printing, a slim trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    St Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, (1986.). SIGNED first edition - A moving 18 month exchange of letters between two very different writers who only met twice: once at a writer's conference in 1975 and for a second time in the hospital room where the Pulitzer Prize winning poet James Wright lay dying of cancer. SIGNED on the title page by Silko. Edited and with an introduction by Anne Wright. Uncommon first issue with the $8.00 price on the rear cover. 106 pp. ISBN: 0-915308-746.

    Condition: Very near fine in stiff glossy wrappers (a hint of fading to the spine.)

    Book ID: 53023
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  • NIGHTWING. by Smith, Martin Cruz.
    Smith, Martin Cruz.
    NIGHTWING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1977) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. Novel set among the American Indians in the Southwest by this Edgar-nominated writer who is himself half Pueblo. Basis of the movie of the same name. Map endpapers of the Painted Desert of Arizona. 255 pp. Dustjacket illustration by Wendell Minor. ISBN: 0-393-087832.

    Condition: Very good in a fair only dust jacket (foxing to edges of textblock, significant rubbing to the dustjacket, some edgewear, price-clipped)

    Book ID: 77450
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  • PIPE, BIBLE, AND PEYOTE AMONG THE OGLALA LAKOTA: A Study in Religious Identity. by Steinmetz, Paul B., S. J.
    Steinmetz, Paul B., S. J.
    PIPE, BIBLE, AND PEYOTE AMONG THE OGLALA LAKOTA: A Study in Religious Identity.

    Edition: First thus.

    Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - A study based on 20 years -from 1961 to 1981 - of living among the Oglala Lakota on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Originally published in 1980, this edition has been newly revised, includes a preface by Ake Hultkrantz and is illustrated with 22 photographs. Map, bibliography, index. xiii, 237 pp. ISBN: 0-87049-6239.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 58146
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  • SECOND SHADOW. by Thurlo, Aimee and David.
    Thurlo, Aimee and David.
    SECOND SHADOW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1993) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel of romantic suspense set in Northern New Mexico, featuring Irene Pobikan, a Tewa Indian and a promising architect, and Raul Mendoza, dedicated to preserving his family's honor. SIGNED by both authors on the title page with the comment "May your path be blessed with pollen," 382 pp. ISBN: 0-312854501.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70725
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  • Trainor, J. F.
    CORONA BLUE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Kensington, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth mystery featuring Native American sleuth Angela Biwaban - Ashinabe princess, parolee with an attitude and an MBA. 357 pp. ISBN: 0-821747398.

    Condition: Very good+ in a near fine dustjacket (slight spine slant.)

    Book ID: 13696
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  • CORONA BLUE. by Trainor, J. F.
    Trainor, J. F.
    CORONA BLUE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Kensington, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth mystery featuring Native American sleuth Angela Biwaban - Ashinabe princess, parolee with an attitude and an MBA. 357 pp. ISBN: 0-821747398.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 40650
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  • ETHNOBOTANY OF THE HOPI: Museum of Northern Arizona, Bulletin 15. by Whiting, Alfred F. (1912-1978)
    Whiting, Alfred F. (1912-1978)
    ETHNOBOTANY OF THE HOPI: Museum of Northern Arizona, Bulletin 15.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Flagstaff, AZ: Northern Arizona Society of Science and Art, 1950. A very early printing of this classic work on this topic, originally published in 1939, and hard to find in any printing. Based on field work among the Hopi Indians over a period of several years, roughly the first half of this monograph is about the Hopi culture and the various uses of plants, and the remainder is an annotated list of the plants themselves, categorized by family. Bibliography, index by Hopi name and index. Printed on good quality glossy stock. 120 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a binding of decorative stiff wrappers with a terra cotta cloth spine. The original pale yellow plain printed wrappers are bound in.

    Book ID: 54777
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