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Native American Almanac: More Than 50,000 Years of the Cultures and Histories of Indigenous Peoples
Contributor(s): Dennis, Yvonne Wakim (Author), Hirschfelder, Arlene (Author), Flynn, Shannon Rothenberger (Author)

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ISBN: 157859507X     ISBN-13: 9781578595075
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: May 2016
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- History | Native American
- Social Science | Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
- Social Science | Anthropology - Cultural & Social
Dewey: 970.004
LCCN: 2015050881
Physical Information: 1.4" H x 7.1" W x 9.1" (2.40 lbs) 656 pages
- Ethnic Orientation - Native American
Features: Bibliography, Ikids, Illustrated, Index, Price on Product
Review Citations: Voice of Youth Advocates 08/01/2016
Library Journal 08/01/2016 pg. 120
Booklist 09/01/2016 pg. 35
Choice 11/01/2016
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Publisher Description:
Explore the vibrant Native American experience with this comprehensive and affordable historical overview of Indigenous communities and Native American life

The impact of early encounters, past policies, treaties, wars, and prejudices toward America's Indigenous peoples is a legacy that continues to mark America. The history of the United States and Native Americans are intertwined. Agriculture, place names, and language have all been influenced by Native American culture. The stories and history of pre- and post-colonial Tribal Nations and peoples continue to resonate and informs the geographical boundaries, laws, language and modern life.

From ancient rock drawings to today's urban living, the Native American Almanac: More than 50,000 Years of the Cultures and Histories of Indigenous Peoples traces the rich heritage of indigenous people. It is a fascinating mix of biography, pre-contact and post-contact history, current events, Tribal Nations' histories, enlightening insights on environmental and land issues, arts, treaties, languages, education, movements, and more. Ten regional chapters, including urban living, cover the narrative history, the communities, land, environment, important figures, and backgrounds of each area's Tribal Nations and peoples. The stories of 345 Tribal Nations, biographies of 400 influential figures in all walks of life, Native American firsts, awards, and statistics are covered. 150 photographs and illustrations bring the text to life.

The most complete and affordable single-volume reference work about Native American culture available today, the Native American Almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating, demystifying, and celebrating the moving, sometimes difficult, and often lost history of the indigenous people of America. Capturing the stories and voices of the American Indian of yesterday and today, it provides a range of information on Native American history, society, and culture. A must have for anyone interested in our America's rich history

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