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  • TALES FROM WIDE RUINS: Jean and Bill Cousins, Traders by Engels, Mary Tate, editor.
    Engels, Mary Tate, editor.
    TALES FROM WIDE RUINS: Jean and Bill Cousins, Traders

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Lubbock, Texas Texas Tech University Press, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover - An account of a vanished way of life, based on the stories of the Cousins family and their letters. "The Cousins spent a lifetime in the Indian trading business at Cousins Brothers Post, Thunderbird Post, Borrego Post, Wide Ruins Post" and more - in the 1930s and 1940s they were at Wide Ruins in Arizona, known to the Navajos as "Kin-teel" or wide house, and while there they encouraged the Navajo weavers to use entirely vegetale dyes in their rugs. Illustrated with both full color and black and white photographs. SIGNED on the title page by the editor, Mary Tate Engels with the comment "Step into the living…

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    Lubbock, Texas Texas Tech University Press, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover - An account of a vanished way of life, based on the stories of the Cousins family and their letters. "The Cousins spent a lifetime in the Indian trading business at Cousins Brothers Post, Thunderbird Post, Borrego Post, Wide Ruins Post" and more - in the 1930s and 1940s they were at Wide Ruins in Arizona, known to the Navajos as "Kin-teel" or wide house, and while there they encouraged the Navajo weavers to use entirely vegetale dyes in their rugs. Illustrated with both full color and black and white photographs. SIGNED on the title page by the editor, Mary Tate Engels with the comment "Step into the living history of the old time traders. Enjoy!' Foreword by Sallie Lippincott Wagner. Includes Cousins geneological chart, notes, bibliography, index. xx, 244 pp. ISBN: 0-896723682.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69506
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  • KINAALADA: A Study of the Navaho Girl's Puberty Ceremony. by Frisbie, Charlotte Johnson.
    Frisbie, Charlotte Johnson.
    KINAALADA: A Study of the Navaho Girl's Puberty Ceremony.

    Edition: First printing.

    Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, (1967.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first complete, detailed account of the Navaho girls' puberty ritual, one of the most commonly performed but least examined elements of the Blessing Way complex,. Includes the Navoho text and translations and sheet music of 75 of the songs sung at the ritual. Based on the author's own experiences, and published accounts and on notes by other students. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, charts. Appendices, bibliography, index. xiii, [ 437 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust+ jacket (some minor edgewear to the dj, chip at bottom of dj spine.)

    Book ID: 43067
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  • Hillerman, Tony.
    PEOPLE OF DARKNESS.

    Edition: Paperback.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2000.). An early Jim Chee mystery, originally published in 1980. ISBN: 0-06-1099155.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 42459
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  • Hillerman, Tony.
    THE GHOSTWAY.

    Edition: Paperback.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1992.). An early Jim Chee mystery, originally published in 1984. ISBN: 0-06-1000299.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 42461
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  • TALKING GOD by Hillerman, Tony
    Hillerman, Tony
    TALKING GOD

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery involving Navajo police officers Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee. ISBN: 0-06-0161183.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (some reading wear, no writing in book)

    Book ID: 44072
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  • TALKING GOD. by Hillerman, Tony.
    Hillerman, Tony.
    TALKING GOD.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper & Row, (1989.). First edition - Mystery involving Navajo police officers Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee. 199 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59298
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