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Book: Face Pullers- Photos: Armed Warriors On The Northern Plains- Scarce For Sale
Listed is the book: The Face Pullers: Photographing Native Canadians 1871-1939 by Brock Silversides. 1994. Fifth House Calgary. softcover. 10"x12" size. 184pp. 186 b&w photos. Slight scuffing to front and back cover, minor wear on edges of cover otherwise clean, tight copy. The photos in this book capture a way of life on the Canadian Plains that was quickly vanishing. Great early photos of warriors armed w/ guns, knives, swords,tomahawks and clubs. Viewing these pictures you almost feel like you have been transported in time to the Indian frontier of Canada. Two pictures show Indians in chains, having been arrested- others- tipi life on the plains. Two photos show rare scenes of Blackfoot sun dance ritual. Chapters include: First Contact: A Dying Race: Transition: Inventing the Legend. An interesting, obscure book . Shipping is USPS media rate w/ tracking. Price quoted is lower US states. Email for international rates. Will combine shipping cost on several items-wait for invoice. Please check my other listings this week for books/catalogs on Indian material culture. Thank you for looking !
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Book: Face Pullers- Photos: Armed Warriors On The Northern Plains- Scarce: $124