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THE SUN DANCE OF THE OGLALA

THE SUN DANCE OF THE OGLALA

J.R. Walker
Necessary for the understanding of Lakota religion. Contains a complete description of the Sun dance, Hunka ceremony, and Buffalo ceremony. Also, translations of texts in which Lakotas discuss the significance of sacred numbers, directions and other aspects. there are 10 narratives related to the creation of the universe, plus other classic stories. 6x9, 169 pp. LB 1993.

$21.95

 

 

LC1


OGLALA GAMES

OGLALA GAMES

Louis L. Meeker
Includes men's and women's games with instructions on how to make gaming tools plus rules of the game. 6x9, 24 pp. LB 1993.

$9.95

LC2


THE SIOUAN SOCIOLOGY

SIOUAN SOCIOLOGY

James Owen Dorsey
A comparison of the social organization of the Seven Fireplaces compared with Assiniboine, Omaha, Ponca, Quapaw, Kansa, Osage, Iowa, Oto, Missouri, Winnebago, Mandan, Hidatsa, Crow, Tutelo, and Catawba. 82x11, 36 pp. 9 illus. LB 1993.

$15.00

LC3


GENERAL DISCUSSION OF SHAMANISTIC AND DANCING SOCIETIES

GENERAL DISCUSSION OF SHAMANISTIC AND DANCING SOCIETIES

Clark Wissler
Relationship between spiritual societies, war parties, and the Grass dance. 6x9 23 pp. LB 1993.

$8.95

LC4


SOCIETIES OF THE OGLALA

SOCIETIES OF THE OGLALA

Clark Wissler
A seminal work on Oglala social organization divided into Societies for Men (akicita, head men's societies, and war societies), Feast and Dance Associations (dragging feet dance, night dance, praiseworthy women), and "Dream Cults" (Heyoka, Elk, Double Woman, and others. 6x9, 99 pp. 9 illus. LB 1993.

$21.95

LC5


LAKOTA CEREMONIES

LAKOTA CEREMONIES

Alice C. Fletcher
Includes descriptions of The White Buffalo Festival, The Elk Mystery, the Religious Ceremony of the Four Winds, and The Shadow, or Ghost Lodge. 6x9, 48 pp. 9 illus. LB 1993.

$12.95

LC6


THE SUN DANCE OF THE KIOWA

THE SUN DANCE OF THE KIOWA

Leslie Spier
Discusses the full round of activities at an annual Kiowa Sun dance. 6x9, 17 pp. LB 1995.

$7.95

LC7


THE SUN DANCE OF THE CANADIAN DAKOTA

THE SUN DANCE OF THE CANADIAN DAKOTA

W.D. Wallis
After a description of the Sun dance, there is a series of personal narratives by Sun dancers that provide little known insights into the meaning of the dance. 6x9, 61 pp. LB 1993.

$14.95

LC8


SOCIETIES OF THE KIOWA

SOCIETIES OF THE KIOWA

Robert H. Lowie
A brief discussion of men's and women's societies. 6x9, 14 pp. LB 1995.

$7.95

LC9


DANCE ASSOCIATIONS OF THE EASTERN DAKOTA

DANCE ASSOCIATIONS OF THE EASTERN DAKOTA

Robert H. Lowie
A study of sicieties among the Santee of Santee, Nebraska, and the Sisseton and Wahpeton of Fort Totten, North Dakota and includes the Buffalo dance, Horse dance, Bear dance, among others. 6x9, 39 pp. LB 1993.

$9.95

LC10


THREE PICTOGRAPHIC AUTOBIOGRAPHIES OF SITTING BULL

THREE PICTOGRAPHIC AUTOBIOGRAPHIES OF SITTING BULL

M. W. Stirling
The life of the famous Hunkpapa medicine man drawn by himself and represented in 46 plates wilth accompanying texts. 6x9, 57 pp. 89 illus. LB 1995 $21.95

$21.95

LC11


OGLALA FAIR AND FESTIVAL, PINE RIDGE, SOUTH DAKOTA

OGLALA FAIR AND FESTIVAL, PINE RIDGE, SOUTH DAKOTA

Souvenir Program of the 62nd Anniverary of the Oglala Fair and Festival. Originally published in l941. 6x9, 100 pp. 20 illus. LB 1994.

$17.50

LC12


A NEW PICTOGRAPHIC AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SITTING BUL

A NEW PICTOGRAPHIC AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SITTING BULL

Alexis A. Praus
Yet another pictographic autobiography of Sitting Bull detailed in 13 plates with descriptive texts. 6x9, 11 pp. 13 illus. LB 1995.

$12.95

LC13


A SHORT HISTORY OF THE SACRED CALF PIPE

A SHORT HISTORY OF THE SACRED CALF PIPE

John L. Smith
Contains an in-depth recitation of the coming of the White Buffalo Calf woman, rituals associated with the Sacred Pipe, a list of Keepers of the Pipe, and past and present treatment of the Calf Bundle.
8.5x11, 47 pp. 13 illus. LB 1994.

$21.95

LC14


THE NATURE AND FUNCTION OF LAKOTA NIGHT CULTS

THE NATURE AND FUNCTION OF LAKOTA NIGHT CULTS

Eugene Fugle
Descriptions of what the author calls three varieties of Night Cults: Yuwipi, Eagle Medicine Cult, and Hanhepi Woecun ('night doings'). Includes rich narratives of practitioners and the significance of sacred and directional colors, sacred stones, vision quest, and the significance of these rituals to Lakota religion in general. 8.5x11, 37 pp. LB 1994.

$21.95

LC15


THE HARDIN WINTER COUNT

THE HARDIN WINTER COUNT

David Finster
Drawn by an unknown Rosebud Lakota sometime between 1895 and 1902. 8.5x11, 58 pp. LB 1995.

$21.95

LC16


THE COMPLEAT STOMP DANCER

THE COMPLEAT STOMP DANCER

James H. Howard
The classic work on the traditional Stomp dance as performed in Eastern Oklahoma. 8.5x11, 23 pp. 7 illus. LB 1995.

$9.95

LC17


OLD STYLE PLAINS INDIAN DOLLS

OLD STYLE PLAINS INDIAN DOLLS

Joanita Kant
Fifty pages includes 29 photographs plus technical information on beads and other materials used in doll making. 8.5x11, 50 pp. 32 plates, LB 1994.

$25.95

LC18


MATERIAL CULTURE OF THE CROW INDIANS

MATERIAL CULTURE OF THE CROW INDIANS

Robert H. Lowie
Discusses a wide range of artifacts including implements and utensils, skin dressing, transportation, shelter, dress and ornament, weapons, pipes, amusements, and war. 6x9, 70 pp. 16 illus. LB 1996.

$19.95

LC19


HEYOKA: LAKOTA RITES OF REVERSAL

HEYOKA: LAKOTA RITES OF REVERSAL

W. D. Wallis
The most comprehensive study of the well known "clowns" or "contraries" among the Lakota. 8.5x11, 114 pp. LB 1996.

$25.95

LC20


THE TETON OR WESTERN DAKOTA

THE TETON OR WESTERN DAKOTA

James H. Howard
A classic study of the Lakota by an acknowledged expert in the field. This volume contains 17 old-time photographs mainly by J.A. Anderson taken in the 1890's. 8.5x11, 24 pp. 24 plates. LB 1996.

$12.95

LC21


THE SANTEE

THE SANTEE

James H. Howard
A classic study of the Santee. A companion to the Teton. 8.5x11, 20 pp. 9 plates. LB 1998.

$12.95

LC22


THE YANKTON

THE YANKTON

James H. Howard
A classic study of the Yankton. A companion to the Teton and the Santee. 8.5 x11, 28 pp. LB 1998.

$12.95

LC23


SOME PROTECTIVE DESIGNS OF THE DAKOTA

SOME PROTECTIVE DESIGNS OF THE DAKOTA

Clark Wissler
The essential study of design elements that protect the wearer drawn mainly from shields, ghost dance dresses the Whirlwind, Thunder, and Spider designs. 6x9, 38 pp. 26 figures, 3 plates. LB 1998.

$12.95

LC24


DECORATIVE ARTS OF THE SIOUX INDIANS

DECORATIVE ARTS OF THE SIOUX INDIANS

Clark Wissler
Design elements found in practically every Lakota type of clothing and functional accessories: moccasins, robes, leggings, bags, pipe bags, shirts, knife sheaths, and parfleche boxes. 6x9, 70 pp. 21 plates. LB 1998.

$18.95

LC25


PINE RIDGE RESERVATION: A PICTORIAL DESCRIPTION

PINE RIDGE RESERVATION: A PICTORIAL DESCRIPTION

Ralph H. Ross, M.D.
A fascinating pictorial history of Pine Ridge at the turn of the century. Originally published in 1909 by The Oglala Light, a Department of the Oglala Indian Training School publication. 8.5x11, 70 pp. 135 photos. LB 1996.

$20.95

LC26


GAMES OF TETON DAKOTA CHILDREN

GAMES OF TETON DAKOTA CHILDREN

J. Owen Dorsey
This information comes from the George Bushotter Collection translated by the author. Discusses games for children and adults played in summer and winter. With Lakota translations of names. Originally published in 1891. 6x9, 16 pp. LB 1996.

$9.95

LC27


DAKOTA ETHNOGRAPHY

DAKOTA ETHNOGRAPHY

Stephen R. Riggs
An excellent description of pre-reservation Lakota and Dakota people including topics such as methods of reckoning time, migrations, the family, social organization and religious life. 6x9, 88 pp. LB 1998.

$21.95

LC28


GHOST DANCES IN THE WEST: An Eyewitness Account

GHOST DANCES IN THE WEST: An Eyewitness Account

Warren K. Moorehead with an Introduction by William K. Powers. Written by the only anthropologist to actually witness the Ghost dance and report on it for the now-defunct American Illustrated magazine, it offers unique insights into the dance and the Wounded Knee Massacre. Originally published in 1890-91. 8.5x11, 40 pp. 38 illus. LB 1998.

$18.95

LC29


PONCA SOCIETIES AND DANCES

PONCA SOCIETIES AND DANCES

Alanson Skinner
A discussion of Ponca from the perspective of men's and women's dances, and social and political organization. 6x9, 24 pp. LB 1998.

$8.95

LC30


A STUDY OF SIOUAN CULTS: DAKOTA AND ASSINIBOINE

A STUDY OF SIOUAN CULTS: DAKOTA AND ASSINIBOINE

by J. Owen Dorsey
Originally published in 1894. One of the earliest studies of Lakota and Dakota religious beliefs. Much of the information is a translation of the Bushotter Texts collected by Dorsey in the 1880's. Excellent description of the Sun dance. 8.5x11, 76 pp. LB 1999.

$24.95

LC31


HALF MOON WAY: THE PEYOTE RITUAL OF CHIEF WHITE BEAR

HALF MOON WAY: THE PEYOTE RITUAL OF CHIEF WHITE BEAR

By James H. Howard The Peyote ritual of Chief White Bear. A complete description on the Half Moon Ritual of Levi Whitebear, Kiowa-Comanche, and grandson of the famous chief, Satanta. 8.5x11, 39 pp. 16 illus.

$14.95

LC32


TIYOŠPAYE: THE NATURE OF THE LAKOTA BAND

TIYOŠPAYE: THE NATURE OF THE LAKOTA BAND

Edited by William K. Powers
Originally published in 1970. Discussion of the seven original Oglala TiyoÓpayes, their geographical distribution and leadership. Illustrated 8.5x11, 50 pp.

$21.95

LC33


MYTHOLOGY OF THE OGLALA

MYTHOLOGY OF THE OGLALA

By Martha W. Beckwith
One of the most influential publications of its time. This brilliant work encompasses innumerable facets of Oglala culture including the Ben Kindle Winter Count (1759-1925 with illustrations); the story of the creation of the Oglala; 23 well known stories including Iron Hawk, the girl who married stars, the man who went after the buffalo horn, and others; eight Inktomi stories; plus narratives on war and peace and lamentations for the old days. 6x9, 103 pp. LB 2003.

$24.95

LC34


ETHICAL CONCEPTIONS OF THE OGLALA

ETHICAL CONCEPTIONS OF THE OGLALA

By Helen Blish
An unusual study of eight Oglala akitcita societies and dance associations from the perspective of ethics and esthetics. Included are the Tokala, Kangi Yuha, Ihoka, Cante T'inza, Sotka Yuha, Wiciska, Miwatani and Omaha. Far ahead of its time in understanding Lakota belief. 6x9, 68 pp. LB 2003.

$18.95

LC35


Wicoie Wowapi Kin The Word Book

WICOIE WOWAPI KIN

THE WORD BOOK

By Alfred L. Riggs
A small book of illustrated words and phrases actually used by Dakota children at the end of the 19th century. 6x9, 24 pp. 38 illus. LB 1993

$8.95

LC36


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