Front cover image for The tipi : a center of native American life

The tipi : a center of native American life

Discusses the Great Plains Indians, the land on which they lived, and the tipis they built
Print Book, English, ©1984
A.A. Knopf, New York, ©1984
77 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780394861777, 9780394961774, 0394861779, 0394961773
The people and the land. The people who lived in tipis
What it was like to be an Indian child on the Great Plains
What the Great Plains was like in Indian Days
Structure of the tipi. The parts of the tipi
Tipi construction and the role of women
Lodge poles
The tipi cover
Tipi camping on the Great Plains. Camp sites
Pitching the tipi
Tribal differences among tipis
Camp circles
The spiritual importance of tipis
Good tipi manners
Traveling from camp to camp
Includes index