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The World of the American Indian.

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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A tribal supplement and a cultural map detailing nearly six hundred native American tribes of the U.S. and Canada highlight a photographic chronicle of the history, diverse cultural traditions, and contemporary cultural and political renewal of native American tribes.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 0870449729 9780870449727 0870449737 9780870449734 0870447998 9780870447990
OCLC Number: 28711476
Notes: Two col. maps on sheet 95 x 83 cm. folded to 16 x 23 cm. inserted.
Includes indexes.
Includes index.
Description: 399 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Across an Arctic bridge. -Nomads of the North. -Woodsmen and villagers of the east. -About language: a richness of words, a babel of tongues. -Farmers and raiders of the Southwest. -Fishermen and foragers of the west. -Horsemen of the Plains. -The clash of cultures. -From Wounded knee to Wounded Knee. -Tribal supplement.

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A sensitive, accurate portrait in words and brilliant photography of our nation's original inhabitants from prehistoric times to the present. Written by 10 distinguished scholars and writers, four of  Read more...

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