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Minear, Tish and Limon, Janet
The Ancient Pueblo people, also known mistakenly as the Anasazi, were a prehistoric Native American culture located around the present day 'Four Corners' areas of the Southwest United States. This area encompasses the Colorado Plateau, and extends from central New Mexico to southern Nevada, Utah and Arizona. The topography of this panoramic region varies greatly, including high plateaus, vast horizontal mesas, sleep walled canyons, and sandstone windows and bridges sculpted by water erosion. In cliff areas with harder stone, rock overhangs formed and served as building sites for adobe dwellings often accessible only by rope or rock climbing. Numerous national parks and monuments such as Mesa Verde, Grand Canyon, Sunset Crater and Chaco Canyon provide stunning scenery and a well-preserved window into the area's fascinating prehistoric past.Divided geographically, this expanded edition includes tips on visiting reservations, attending ceremonies, buying arts and crafts, and adjusting to 'Indian time'. The revised format provides easy reader access to a wealth of information, and includes dozens of new sites, selected places to stay, eat and shop, a calendar of various powwows and other tribal ceremonies, a section on language, points of interest, maps, and 16 pages of full colour photographs. This book also examines locations such as the Gila Cliff Dwellings Monument, the Taos Pueblo, and The Denver Art Museum, which houses an extensive collection of North American native art. 481pp.
Hippocrene Books Inc., 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Expanded Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780781811989
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Inventory #23817
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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Bodley, John H.
A clear, provocative argument for indigenous peoples' right to determine their own fate that stimulates classroom discussion and debate. Abundant case studies that demonstrate the exploitation of human and natural resources worldwide. Appendixes with lists of support organizations and contact information, and texts of the most recent position papers regarding indigenous peoples worldwide. 276pp. N.B. Previous insciption to ffep.
Mayfield Publishing Company, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Fourth Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0767405056
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Inventory #25619
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Williams, Terry Tempest
This unusual book is an introduction to Navajo culture by a storyteller. Steeped in the lore of the Navajo reservation, where she worked as a teacher, the author came to see Navajo legend and ritual as touchstones for evaluating her own experience. She presents them here as a means for all people to locate their own history, traditions, and sense of how to live well.
University of New Mexico Press, 1987, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0826309690
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Inventory #26539
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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Trier, Jesper
CONTENTS: Preface; Introduction; The Field Studies; Ethical Issues; Working with the Language; Staying with the Mlabri, the Larger Group MI; Part I - Material and Social Culture; Names, Location and Number; Physical Characteristics; The Band, its Camp and Social Organisation; Mating, Marriage and Divorce (Ml); Kinship Terms; Naming System, Kinship Diagram, Preferred Modes of Marriage and Statistics (MI); Kinship Diagram, Naming System and Marriage Modes, M3 group; Economic Life, Tools, Arts and Daily Routine, MI Mlabri; Hunting and Gathering. M3 Group; Developments in the 20th Century, MI Group; Recent Developments; A National Park and a Refuge for Animals, Plants, Trees and the Mlabri. Part II - Supernatural World -- Thai Beliefs the Spiritual Heritage; The Souls of Newborn Children and of Sick Persons; The Soul after Death; The Mlabri Concepts of Souls and Spirits; Afterlife; The Other Spirits; Myths; Comparison with Bernatzik's Material. Part III - The Mlabri Language -- Word Formation and Syntax; Vocabulary. Part IV - The Prayers (M1 & M3) -- Definitions and Purposes; Prayers Invoking Several Spirits; Thunder, Wind, Rain, Hail and Rainbow; Snakes, Tigers, Swamps & Creepers; The Spear; Birth, Naming, Marriage and Divorce; Accidents and Illness; Burials; Deceased Parents and Others; Index.
Aarhus Universitetsforlag, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9788788415476
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Inventory #19548
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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Edited By Rattansi, Ali & Westwood, Sallie
Previous owners inscription to ffep.This book analyses racism and changing ethnicities in Europe and the US in the context of new forms of global dislocation, economic recession, the resurgence of neoFascism, and a widespread sense of the crisis of Western modernity.299pp.
Polity Press, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0745609422
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Inventory #25440
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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