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The Catawbas

Author: James Hart Merrell
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©1989.
Series: Indians of North America (Chelsea House Publishers)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originally a small tribe in the Carolina Piedmont when the Europeans arrived in 1540, by 1750 the Catawbas had become a nation, a union of survivors from numerous tribes. By the late 1800's, many converted to Mormonism. Many have assimilated but many have revived the crafts and customs of their ancestors.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Hart Merrell
ISBN: 155546694X 9781555466947 0791003566 9780791003565
OCLC Number: 18258664
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ancient times and changing ways --
Life among the Piedmont peoples --
Microbes and muskets --
Warriors and diplomats --
Potters and patriots --
Catawba elders and Mormon elders --
An end and a beginning.
Series Title: Indians of North America (Chelsea House Publishers)
Responsibility: James H. Merrell.

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