IN THE HANDS OF THE GREAT SPIRIT THE 20000 YEAR HISTORY OF AMERICAN INDIANS

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In The Hands Of The Great Spirit

Author : Jake Page
ISBN : 9780684855776
Genre : History
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Presents a complete history of the American Indians, drawing on historical documents, archaeological artifacts, and oral legends to profile early societies, clarify misconceptions, and describe recent revivals.
Category: History

In The Hands Of The Great Spirit

Author : Jake Page
ISBN : UOM:39015056453791
Genre : History
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Chronicles the American Indian over 20,000 years, offering specific events and occurrances and introducing new information based on recent archaeological findings.
Category: History

Indian Nations Of North America

Author : Anton Treuer
ISBN : 142620664X
Genre : History
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Categorized into eight geographical regions, this encyclopedic reference examines the history, beliefs, traditions, languages, and lifestyles of indigenous peoples of North America.
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Encyclopedia Of Native American Tribes

Author : Carl Waldman
ISBN : 9781438110103
Genre : Indians of North America
File Size : 60.7 MB
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A comprehensive, illustrated encyclopedia which provides information on over 150 native tribes of North America, including prehistoric peoples.
Category: Indians of North America

Atlas Of Indian Nations

Author : Anton Treuer
ISBN : 9781426211607
Genre : History
File Size : 66.10 MB
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Using maps, photos and art, and organized by region, a comprehensive atlas tells the story of Native Americans in North America, including details on their religious beliefs, diets, alliances, conflicts, important historical events and tribe boundaries.
Category: History

Indian Spirit

Author : Judith Fitzgerald
ISBN : 1933316195
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 82.52 MB
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This fully revised and expanded second edition of "Indian Spirit," the bestselling Native American Indian picture-and-quote book, features a new foreword by Shoshone Sun Dance Chief James Trosper.
Category: Social Science

Native American History

Author : Judith Nies
ISBN : 9780307814050
Genre : Reference
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A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY: A CHRONOLOGICAL ACCOUNT OF ITS PLACE ON THE WORLD STAGE. Native American History is a breakthrough reference guide, the first book of its kind to recognize and explore the rich, unfolding experiences of the indigenous American peoples as they evolved against a global backdrop. This fascinating historical narrative, presented in an illuminating and thought-provoking time-line format, sheds light on such events as: * The construction of pyramids--not only on the banks of the Nile but also on the banks of the Mississippi * The development of agriculture in both Mesopotamia and Mexico * The European discovery of a continent already inhabited by some 50 million people * The Native American influence on the ideas of the European Renaissance * The unacknowledged advancements in science and medicine created by the civilizations of the new world * Western Expansion and its impact on Native American land and traditions * The key contributions Native Americans brought to the Allied victory of World War II And much more! This invaluable history takes an important first step toward a true understanding of the depth, breadth, and scope of a long-neglected aspect of our heritage. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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A History Of The Indians Of The United States

Author : Angie Debo
ISBN : 9780806179551
Genre : History
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In 1906 when the Creek Indian Chitto Harjo was protesting the United States government's liquidation of his tribe's lands, he began his argument with an account of Indian history from the time of Columbus, "for, of course, a thing has to have a root before it can grow." Yet even today most intelligent non-Indian Americans have little knowledge of Indian history and affairs those lessons have not taken root. This book is an in-depth historical survey of the Indians of the United States, including the Eskimos and Aleuts of Alaska, which isolates and analyzes the problems which have beset these people since their first contacts with Europeans. Only in the light of this knowledge, the author points out, can an intelligent Indian policy be formulated. In the book are described the first meetings of Indians with explorers, the dispossession of the Indians by colonial expansion, their involvement in imperial rivalries, their beginning relations with the new American republic, and the ensuing century of war and encroachment. The most recent aspects of government Indian policy are also detailed the good and bad administrative practices and measures to which the Indians have been subjected and their present situation. Miss Debo's style is objective, and throughout the book the distinct social environment of the Indians is emphasized—an environment that is foreign to the experience of most white men. Through ignorance of that culture and life style the results of non-Indian policy toward Indians have been centuries of blundering and tragedy. In response to Indian history, an enlightened policy must be formulated: protection of Indian land, vocational and educational training, voluntary relocation, encouragement of tribal organization, recognition of Indians' social groupings, and reliance on Indians' abilities to direct their own lives. The result of this new policy would be a chance for Indians to live now, whether on their own land or as adjusted members of white society. Indian history is usually highly specialized and is never recorded in books of general history. This book unifies the many specialized volumes which have been written about their history and culture. It has been written not only for persons who work with Indians or for students of Indian culture, but for all Americans of good will.
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The Smithsonian Book Of North American Indians

Author : Philip Kopper
ISBN : 0895990180
Genre : History
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Recreates the cultures of the ancestors of today's Indian peoples-their religions, customs, tools, weapons, arts, architecture and scientific knowledge-on the basis of evidence from archaeological sites both large and small, bringing to life the North America of edges previously relegated to a kind of historical limbo.
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