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Mounds of earth and shell

Author: Bonnie Shemie
Publisher: Montreal ; Plattsburgh, N.Y. : Tundra Books, ©1993.
Series: Native sites., Southeast.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look at the mounds of the Southeast, built by some of the earliest civilizations of North America's Native peoples. Describes the construction materials and methods used by the mound builders to create different types of ceremonial earthen structures.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shemie, Bonnie, 1949-
Mounds of earth and shell.
Montreal ; Plattsburgh, N.Y. : Tundra Books, ©1993
(OCoLC)762093623
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Shemie
ISBN: 0887763189 9780887763182 0516081713 9780516081717 0887763529 9780887763526
OCLC Number: 28024542
Notes: "Native dwellings series"--Page 4 of cover.
Advertised as: Mounds of earth and shell : the southeast; and, Mounds of earth and shell : native sites of the southeast.
Coloured map on end papers.
Description: 24 pages : illustrations (some color), colored map ; 21 x 24 cm.
Contents: Shell mounds --
Early earth mounds --
Burial mounds of the Adena --
Sacred spaces of the Hopewells --
Temple building --
Rituals and games --
Plazas and pyramids : Cahokia.
Series Title: Native sites., Southeast.
Other Titles: Mounds of earth and shell : the southeast.
Mounds of earth and shell : native sites of the southeast.
Native dwellings series.
Responsibility: Bonnie Shemie.
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A look at the mounds of the Southeast, built by some of the earliest civilizations of North America's Native peoples. Describes the construction materials and methods used by the mound builders to create different types of ceremonial earthen structures.

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