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Red Man's America; a history of Indians in the United States.

Author: Ruth Underhill
Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1971]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive study of the history and cultural traditions of the North American Indians. from pre-history to the present.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Underhill
ISBN: 0226841650 9780226841656
OCLC Number: 264799
Description: x, 395 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: The Red Man discovers America : the first migrations and the peopling of the two continents --
America blooms : the earliest corn-growers and the high cultures of nuclear America --
Civilized tribes : the five important tribes of the Southeast who were later moved to Oklahoma --
Encirclement : pressure of whites in the Southeast and removal of Indians --
They have gone : Algonkian tribes of the Atlantic Seaboard --
A woodland league of nations : the five tribes of the Iroquois --
People of the Calumet : tribes of the Great Lakes and upper Mississippi --
The new rich of the plains :early residents of the buffalo country and others who moved in with the coming of the horse --
The peaceful corn-growers : Southwestern agriculturists : the Mogollon, Hohokam, Pueblo, and Pimans --
Late arrivals : the Navaho and Apache --
Those who had little to lose : tribes of the Great Basin and the Plateau --
West Coast medley : Indians of California --
The potlatch-givers : tribes of the Pacific Northwest, from northern California to the Canadian border --
Protective uncle : measures taken by the government on the Indian's behalf.
Responsibility: Illus. by Marianne Stoller.
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A comprehensive study of the history and cultural traditions of the North American Indians. from pre-history to the present.

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