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Native American Tribes Encyclopedias -UXL
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The Makah by Opening with a tribal-appropriate creation story or folktale, each title examines Native American origins, ways of life, key historical events, religion and traditions, and family life. Steeped in the culture of Native Americans, each title is written or cowritten by a Native American, and many titles are illustrated by Native American artists. Readers gain an understanding of each nation's past while discovering what the future holds for the American Indian.
Publication Date: 1999-11-01
The Shoshone by Traditionally, the Shoshone lived in bands that traveled across an area between the Sierra Nevada and Rocky Mountains, known today as the Great Basin. The acquisition of horses in the 1700s changed the lives of the Shoshone by enabling them to travel farther and hunt more successfully. This book provides a fascinating look at the traditions and beliefs of the Shoshone people as well as a glimpse into the life of the Shoshone today. Book jacket.
Publication Date: 2003-09-01
Nez Perce by For thousands of years, the Nez Perce lived in the valleys of the Columbia River where the states of Idaho, Washington, and Oregon meet. Today, the Nez Perce live on reservations in Idaho and Washington and throughout the Northwest. This book describes an ancient people's rich past and culture and explores how the Nez Perce are passing their traditions on to the next generation.
The Nez Perce by National Social Studies Standards: Grades K-4: Culture: I - a. People, societies, and cultures address needs and concerns in ways that are both similar and different - c. Language, folktales, music, and art serve as expressions of culture - d. People of different cultures think differently about their physical environment and social conditions - e. Cultural unity and diversity can be identified within and across groups People, Places, and Environments: III - g. Describe how people in different areas reflect ideas, personality, culture, and wants and needs in their homes, schools, etc.
Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce by The story of Chief Joseph, the Nez Perce Native American leader who tried but failed to get his people into Canada in 1877 so that they would not be sent to a reservation.
Creek by North American Indians are not merely a historical topic. Instead, today's Native Americans are living, productive members of North American society. The contributions of the various Indian cultures enrich our lives in countless ways. For instance, "Indians have the strongest sense of place of anyone in the world," says Amy Mossett, a Native scholar (quoted in the New York Times). This sense of place is reflected in American Indians' connection to the Earth, an intimate relationship that has concrete implications for the way we handle environmental issues. Indians' connection to the traditions of their ancestors is also strong. At the same time, however, Native Americans are modern people confronting the challenges of today's world. They gain strength for the present from their deep foundations in the past. What's more, Native traditions and wisdom have much to offer us all. North American Indians Today portrays contemporary Indians within the present-day context of their relationship to their land, their past, their traditions, and their 21-st century realities. The heritage and history of each tribe is given as background to chapters on the current government, society, culture, religion, contributions, challenges, and goals of each tribe. Each volume was written with the help of Native people, and tribal leaders and scholars reviewed and approved the text for their tribes. The series consultant, a Native American expert from the University of Nebraska, ensured that the text is free from cultural bias. This series' respectful and accurate text, as well as the color photographs and Native artwork, will give readers a broader understanding of today's North American Indians, theirconnection to their land and their past, and their contributions to our modern-day world.
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