A Cherished Curiosity The Souvenir Beaded Bag in Historic Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Art

by Gerry Biron

This lavishly illustrated history examines beaded bags - the most extensively produced dress accessory made by the Haudenosaunee - along with the historical development of beadworking both as an art form and as a subsistence practice for Native women. The beaded bags are considered in the context of art, fashion, and the tourist economy. Illustrated with over one hundred and sixty of the most important and exquisite examples, along with a unique collection of historical photographs of the bags in their original context, this book provides essential reading for collectors and researchers of this long neglected and misunderstood area of American Indian art. Limited printing of only 1500 copies.


The Two-Wheeled Cowboy

by Nelson Lebo

Nelson Lebo of Andover, NH writes about a bicycle trip he took through the Dakotas, Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico, and Colorado. His odyssey became one of deep knowledge – one of empathy for the land and its diverse inhabitants.


Tales of the Penacooks

By G. Waldo Browne

Tales of the Penacooks of

southern New Hampshire.

Includes The Moose and the Fly, Farewell Address of Passaconnaway, The Princess of Massabesic, and Passaconnaway's Ride to Heaven.


How Indians Use Wild Plants for Food, Medicine, & Crafts

by Frances Densmore

Frances Densmore, an ethonologist with the Smithsonian Institution details the uses of nearly 200 plants. Quite comprehensive, including a list of plants and their botanical names, uses, parts used, preparation and administration. 160 pages.


Native Harvests: American Indian Wild Foods and Recipes

by E. Barrie Kavasch

A practical primer on natural foods not only provides recipes for varied Native American dishes but also describes uses of ceremonial, medicinal, and sacred plants. From clambakes to wild strawberry bread, the volume is simultaneously a field guide, cookbook, and useful manual on herbal remedies. 139 black-and-white illustrations; 8 in color.


Favorite Native American Foods and Recipes

Compiled by Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum


Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum Bookmark

Colorful photos of artifacts and people on heavy stock, laminated.