The Worlds Rim Great Mysteries of the North American Indians
. University of Nebraska Press, 1967. Series of studies including certain ceremonies and ritual conceptions of the Native American.
Ashton, R. and Stuart J.
Images of American Indian Art
. Walker and Company, New York, 1977. Excellent color photographs of Indian masks and artifacts from all over North America.
Billard, J., editor.
The World of the American Indian
. National Geographic Society, Washington, D. C., 1974. Excellent overview for the general reader with maps, drawings and photographs.
. Edited by Helen Codere. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1966. The most thorough and authoritative text on the Kwakiutl by an ethnographer who spent over twenty years in research.
Burland, C. North American Indian Mythology. Paul Hamlyn, publisher, New York, 1975.
History of the Indians of Connecticut From
the Earliest Known Period to 1850. The Shoe String Press, Inc., Hamden, Connecticut 1964. Detailed account of the stormy history of the Connecticut Indian written by a well-off New Englander in the middle 1800’s.
Indian Art in America
. New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, Connecticut. Excellent text and pictures.
Indians of North America
. University of Chicago Press, Illinois. Revised 2nd edition, 1975. Authoritative overview of the enormous variation of culture patterns among Indians from the Arctic to Panama with activities of 20th century cultures.
Man’ s Rise to Civilization, The Cultural Ascent of the Indians of North America
. Bantam Books, New York, 2nd edition, 1978. Clear insightful book about the religion and philosophy of the North American Indian. Some maps and black and white pictures included.
Feder, N. Americ
an Indian Art
. Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1969. A huge volume with excellent pictures and text.
Two Hundred Years of North American Indian Art
. Praeger Publishers, New York, in association with the Whitney Museum of America,n Art 1973. Photographs of Indian Art including False Faces of Iroquois.
American Indian Myths & Mysteries
. Chilton Book Company, Pennsylvania, 1977. A very intriguing book which at times seems far fetched but is thought provoking and brings to life the possible origins of the Native American and his legends.
The Iroquois and the Founding of the American Nation
. The story of the involvement of the Iroquois of Colonial America in the turbulent period prior to the founding of the United States.
Introduction to American Indian Art
. For the Exposition of Indian Tribal Arts, Inc. The Rio Grande Press, Inc., Glorieta, New Mexico, 1970. Excellent photographs.
Rohner, E. and R.
The Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia
. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1970. Historical text of the Kwakiutl.
Crafts of the North American Indians
. 1972. Craftsman manual illustrated with line drawings: tools, leatherwork, beadwork, basketry, ceramics, cornhusk dolls.
Decorative Art of Indian Tribes of Connecticut
Canada Geological Survey Memoir 75, Ottawa Government Printing Bureau, 1915. A rare book with pictures (black and white) of indigenous tools and artifacts of the Connecticut Indian.
Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast
. 1979. Richly illustrated discussion of the graphic and sculptural arts of the Northwest Coast. Symbolism and traditional motif s shown and explained.
We Have Not Vanished Easte
n Indians of the United States
. Follet Publishing Company, Chicago, 1974.
The Quinnipiac Indians and Their Reservation
. Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, New Haven, Connecticut, 1900. Very good historical information.
Mohegan Chief; The Story of Harold Tantaquidgeon
Funk & Wagnalls, New York, 1965. A simple biography of a very interesting man of Mohegan blood still living in Uncasville, Connecticut. Could be interesting for students.
Ballantine Books, New York, 4th edition, 1975. Illuminates history, legends and rituals of tho Navaho and Pueblo.
Indian Masks and Myths of the West
. Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, 1974. Apollo Edition. Good historical reference on north and Southwest Indians. Good pictures of masks.
Wilbur, C. Keith.
The New England Indians