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An Introduction To Native North America

Author : Mark Q. Sutton
ISBN : 9781317219637
Genre : History
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An Introduction to Native North America provides a basic introduction to the Native Peoples of North America, covering what are now the United States, northern Mexico, and Canada. It covers the history of research, basic prehistory, the European invasion and the impact of Europeans on Native cultures. A final chapter covers contemporary Native Americans, including issues of religion, health, and politics. In this updated and revised new edition, Mark Q. Sutton has expanded and improved the existing text as well as adding a new case study, updated the text with new research, and included new perspectives, particularly those of Native peoples. Featuring case studies of several tribes, as well as over 60 maps and images, An Introduction to Native North America is an indispensable tool to those studying the history of North America and Native Peoples of North America. .
Category: History

A Call To Action

Author : Curry Malott
ISBN : 1433101726
Genre : Education
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"A Call to Action" challenges current and future teachers to take seriously the philosophical implications of being an educator on land indigenous to a particular human group with both Native and non-Native students. Readers are introduced to the interrelated histories of education, philosophy, and Native and non-Native peoples in North America. These discussions point to the advancement of a critical pedagogy for Native North America. This book should be read by any teacher or student who is or will be involved with cultural studies, especially in the area of Native Americans.
Category: Education

Prehistory Of North America

Author : Mark Sutton
ISBN : 9781317345220
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 29.67 MB
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A Prehistory of North America covers the ever-evolving understanding of the prehistory of North America, from its initial colonization, through the development of complex societies, and up to contact with Europeans. This book is the most up-to-date treatment of the prehistory of North America. In addition, it is organized by culture area in order to serve as a companion volume to “An Introduction to Native North America.” It also includes an extensive bibliography to facilitate research by both students and professionals.
Category: Social Science

Native American Religions

Author : Sam D. Gill
ISBN : UOM:39015001347809
Genre : Indian mythology
File Size : 71.59 MB
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The Religious Life of Man series is intended as an introduction to a large complex field of inquiry--human religious experience. It seeks to present the depth and richness of religious concepts, forms of worship, spiritual practices, and social institutions found in the major religious traditions throughout the world.
Category: Indian mythology

Native Arts Of North America Africa And The South Pacific

Author : George A. Corbin
ISBN : UOM:39015015369534
Genre : Art
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"This introduction to the art of tribal peoples of North America, Africa, and the South Pacific does not briefly cover the hundreds of artistic traditions in these three vast areas but rather studies i"
Category: Art

Native North America

Author : Larry J. Zimmerman
ISBN : 0333674391
Genre : Indian mythology
File Size : 81.28 MB
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Presents a brief history of Native Americans, and features a region-by-region exploration of individual culture areas, discussing spiritual observances, the powwow, oral storytelling, rites of passage, plant rituals, the drum, the ghost dance, dreams, and the challenges of modern life.
Category: Indian mythology

New Perspectives On Native North America

Author : Sergei Kan
ISBN : 080325363X
Genre : History
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In this volume some of the leading scholars working in Native North America explore contemporary perspectives on Native culture, history, and representation. Written in honor of the anthropologist Raymond D. Fogelson, the volume charts the currents of contemporary scholarship while offering an invigorating challenge to researchers in the field. The essays employ a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches and range widely across time and space. The introduction and first section consider the origins and legacies of various strands of interpretation, while the second part examines the relationship among culture, power, and creativity. The third part focuses on the cultural construction and experience of history, and the volume closes with essays on identity, difference, and appropriation in several historical and cultural contexts. Aimed at a broad interdisciplinary audience, the volume offers an excellent overview of contemporary perspectives on Native peoples.
Category: History

The Mythology Of Native North America

Author : David Adams Leeming
ISBN : 0806132396
Genre : Social Science
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Recounts more than seventy Native American myths from a variety of cultures, covering gods, creation, and heroes and heroines, and discusses each myth within its own context, its relationship to other myths, and its place within world mythology.
Category: Social Science