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America's fascinating Indian heritage

Author: James A Maxwell
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, Inc., [1996], ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Updated ed.]View all editions and formats
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"Discusses the 'customs, history, and art of every major tribe in North America. Laid out regionally and chronologically, it is an ideal reference. The maps, drawings, and diagrams bring the well-written text to life." SLJ.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Maxwell
ISBN: 0895773724 9780895773722
OCLC Number: 42746809
Notes: "July 1996"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: 416 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The first Indians : finding a new world --
Lost Indian civilizations : kingdoms of the sun --
The Southeast : the five civilized tribes --
The Northeast and Great Lakes : woodland warriors --
The Great Plains : nomadic horsemen --
The Southwest : planters and herdsmen --
Great Basin, California, Plateau : foragers and gatherers --
The Northwest Coast : traders and fisherman --
The Subarctic : people of the caribou --
The Arctic : dwellers in an icy world --
Contemporary Indians : renaissance of an ancient people.
Other Titles: Reader's digest
Reader's digest.
Responsibility: [editor, James A. Maxwell].

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"Discusses the 'customs, history, and art of every major tribe in North America. Laid out regionally and chronologically, it is an ideal reference. The maps, drawings, and diagrams bring the well-written text to life." SLJ.

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