"Drake's Indian Chiefs, the lives of more than 200 Indian Chiefs, by Samuel G. Drake. Boston. 1832.
"Adventures of Captain Bonneville," by Washington Irving, in 3 vols. London. 1837. An amazing record of the truly noble Redmen.
"North American Indians," by George Catlin, in 2 vols. London. 1866. A famous book; with many illustrations.
"Life Amongst the Modocs," by Joaquin Miller, Bentley & Son. London. 1873. A classic. The story of a white boy's life among the uncontaminated Redmen.
"Indian Sign Language," by W. P. Clark. Philadelphia, Pa. 1884. A valuable cyclopedia of Indian life, as well as the best existing treatise on Sign Language.
"A Century of Dishonor," by Helen Jackson (H. H.). Boston. 1885. Treats of the shameful methods of the U. S. in dealing with Indians, an unbroken record of one hundred years of treachery, murder and infamy.
"On the Border With Crook," by John G. Bourke, U. S. A. Scribner's Sons. New York. 1891. A soldier account of the Apache War. Setting out an Indian hater, he learned the truth and returned to make a terrible arraignment of the U. S. Government. "Indian Boyhood," by Charles A. Eastman, M. D. Mc-Clure, Phillips & Co. New York. 1902. A Sioux.
The world knows no higher ideal than the Man of Galilee; nevertheless, oftentimes, it is helpful to the Plainsmen climbing Mount Shasta, if we lead them, first, to Sheep-Rock Shoulder, before attempting the Dome that looks down upon the clouds.
Indian's story of his own boyhood. "The Story of the Indian," by G. B. Grinnell. Appleton & Co. New York. 1902. "Two Wilderness Voyagers," by F. W. Calkins. Fleming H. Revell Co. New York. 1902. The Indian Babes in the Woods.
"Lives of Famous Indian Chiefs," by W. B. Wood. American Indian Hist. Pub. Co. Aurora, 111. 1906.
"My Life as an Indian," by J. W. Schultz. Doubleday, Page & Co. New York. 1907. A white man's life among the Blackfeet in the old days.
"Handbook of American Indians," by F. W. Hodge and associates. Pub. in 2 large vols, by Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C. 1907. This is a concise and valuable encyclopedia of Indian names and matters.
"Famous Indian Chiefs I have Known," by Gen. O. O. Howard. U. S. A. The Century Co. New York. 1908. Treats of Osceola, Washakie, etc. from the white man's standpoint.
"The Soul of the Indian," by Charles A. Eastman. Houghton, Mifflin Co. Boston & New York. 1911. A Sioux Indian's account of his people's religion.
"Legends of Vancouver," by Pauline Johnson. Thomson Stationery Co., Vancouver, B. C. 1912. A valuable collection of charming legends gathered on the West coast.
Besides these the Annual Reports of the Bureau of Ethnology, (1878 to date, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C.) are full of valuable information about Indians.