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Description: The Oglala Lakota or Oglala Sioux, meaning to scatter one's own in Siouan, live in the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota bordering Nebraska and 50 miles east of Wyoming, the second largest reservation in the United States. The r

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Popul Vuh

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The Punishment of the Stingy and Other Indian Stories, Score Nam Pots

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Description:1900 Punishment of the Stingy George Bird Grinnell Vintage Magazine Article carefullyextracted from Harpers Monthly Magazine published in 1900 Articleis in good condition with light age toning Approximate page size is6 x 9 Noteto buyers You ar

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Maya Hieroglyphic Writing (Excerpts)

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Description: J. Eris S. Thompson was one of the leading 20th century Mayan scholars. This is a set of excerpts from Thompson's massive opus on Mayan writing. Mayan dates were the first elements of this writing system which were decoded, so there is extensive discussion of the Mayan calendar in this work. New portions of this book will be added in the near future, but it is not feasible to post the entire book on the web at this point.

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Haida Songs, Score Nam Hs

By: John R. Swanton

Description: The Haida are a Canadian Native American group which lives on the Queen Charlotte Islands, just off the coast of British Columbia. This is the triangular archipelago which looks like it is a piece broken off of Alaska. This collection of Haid

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Yucatan Before and After the Conquest

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Description: Among the many 'bad guys' in the history of sacred texts, the Friar Diego de Landa has to occupy a special circle in hell. In 1562, de Landa conducted an 'Auto de fé' in Maní where in addition to 5000 'idols,' he burned 27 books in Maya writing. This one act deprived future generations of a huge body of Mayan literature. He culturally impoverished the descendents of the Mayas, and left only four codices for scholars to puzzle over. The document translated ...

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The Shepherd and the Daughter of the Sun, Score Nam Inca

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Description: This section is from the book Serbian Fairy Tales, by Elodie L. Muatovich. Also available from Amazon: Serbian Fairy Tales. Read more: http:/chestofbooks.com/fairy-tale/Serbian/The-Shepherd-And-The-King-s-Daughter-Part-2.html#.U-ipW-OSy8o#

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Tsimshian Texts Nass River Dialect, Score Nam Nass

By: Franz Boas

Description: The Tsimshian are a tribe of Native Americans residing on the coast of British Columbia. This was the first set of Tsimshian texts with English translations that Boas published. The companion book, Tsimshian Texts (New Series), published in 1

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The Dîné Origin Myths of the Navaho Indians

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The Story of the Chaup, a Myth of the Diegueños

By: C. G. Du Bois

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The Mountain Chant, a Navajo Ceremony, Score Nam Tmc

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The Iroquois Book of Rites, Score Nam Ibr

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Chinigchinich

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Description: Chinigchinich is an ethnographic account of the culture and (notably) religious beliefs of the native Californians in the vicinity of the famous mission San Juan Capistrano. This is the mission where the swallows, legendarily, return every year. There is nothing, however, about the returning swallows in this book. Boscana was one of the few Spanish missionaries who, like Bishop Landa in the Yucatan, actually took an interest in the culture they were destroyi...

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The Peyote Cult, Score Nam Pey

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Tlingit Myths and Texts, Score Nam Tmt

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Blackfoot Lodge Tales, Score Nam Blt

By: Geo. B. Grinnell

Description: 'These tales 'bring alive the world of the Northern Plains buffalo hunters and warriors- Western Folklore. First published in 1892, Blackfoot Lodge Tales is based on George Bird Grinnell's extensive personal knowledge of the three tribes

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Eskimo Folk-tales, Score Nam Eft

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Frank Hamilton Cushing on Zuñi Religion

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By: Connecticut. Dept. of Labor and Factory InspectionConnecticut. Placement and Unemployment Compensation Division

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