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North American Indian

Author: David H Murdoch; Lynton Gardiner; American Museum of Natural History.
Publisher: New York [N.Y.] : DK, 2005
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : [Rev. ed.]View all editions and formats
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Here is an original and exciting new guide to the fascinating civilizations of North American Indians. See a necklace made of bear claws, a model of a Blackfeet teepee, a false face made from cornhusks, how fish were trapped in a basket, and a Cheyenne feathered war bonnet. Learn about the kachina ceremony, why love dolls were important, how turtle shells made music, what's stored inside a parfleche, and how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
72 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David H Murdoch; Lynton Gardiner; American Museum of Natural History.
ISBN: 9781782683483 1782683488
OCLC Number: 841495638
Notes: At head of title: Eyewitness.
"In association with the American Museum of Natural History."
"Discover the rich cultures of American Indians - from pueblo dwellers to Inuit hunters"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource (276 entries) : 239 images, digital files.
Contents: Peopling of the Americas --
A vast continent --
Medicine and the spirit world --
The far Northeast --
The League of the Iroquois --
The three sisters --
The Mid-Atlantic Seaboard --
The Ohio River Valley --
Western Great Lakes --
The settled Southeast --
The "Five Civilized Tribes" --
The Great Plains --
The Dakota (Sioux) --
Mandan and Hidatsa --
War and peace --
The Sun Dance --
The high Plateau --
The Great Basin --
Californian hunter-gatherers --
The stunning Southwest --
The Pueblo peoples --
Apache and Navajo --
Papago and Pima --
Land of the totem poles --
Art second to none The power of potlatch --
Northern hunters --
The frozen Arctic --
Modern times --
Did you know? --
Who's who?
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Other Titles: Eyewitness North American Indian
Responsibility: written by David Murdoch ; photographed by Lynton Gardiner ; chief consultant, Stanley A. Freed.

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Here is an original and exciting new guide to the fascinating civilizations of North American Indians. See a necklace made of bear claws, a model of a Blackfeet teepee, a false face made from cornhusks, how fish were trapped in a basket, and a Cheyenne feathered war bonnet. Learn about the kachina ceremony, why love dolls were important, how turtle shells made music, what's stored inside a parfleche, and how pemmican was made. Discover the meanings of carvings on a Haida totem pole, what's inside an Iroquois longhouse, what medicine men carried in their medical kits, how a bow drill works, and much, much more.

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