Indians of the Northeast

Indians of the Northeast

Traditions, History, Legends and Life

Book - 2000
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By the time Christopher Columbus landed on the shores of North America in 1492, it was already home to three hundred Native American nations. Each of these nations had an established society, its own territory, language, and life-style. Within the pages of this series, the Indians of four American regions come to life. Each book includes dozens of colorful illustrations and photographs that help capture the traditions, history, social customs, and governing systems of many tribes. The Native Americans offers a spirited perspective and exploration of America's diverse native people and their rich cultural history.

Explore the Indian cultures that thrived in the vast wilderness east of the Mississippi River -- ranging from the St. Lawrence River valley in Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. You'll learn about their fascinating religious rituals, social customs, and governing systems. Dozens of colorful photographs and illustrations give you an up-close perspective of the artwork, clothing, and culturaltraditions,of the Cherokee, Iroquois, Mohawk, Chippewa, and other tribes. Indians of the Northeast bears timeless testimony to America's diverse native peoples and their rich cultural history.

Publisher: Milwaukee : Gareth Stevens Publishing, c2000
Edition: ed
ISBN: 9780836826463
Branch Call Number: J 974 SIT 3564
Characteristics: 64 p :,ill ;,cm


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