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The Story of the American Indian

Fletcher, Sydney E. (Book - 2010 )
The Story of the American Indian

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The author covers an immense amount of material, both historically and chronologically. He delves into Aztec civilization, the ancient settlers of the Southwest, the Five Nations of the Iroquois League, the Plains Indians, the Diggers of the Northwest, the builders of Mesa Verde, and other First Nations. Numerous hand-drawn illustrations throughout, including a map showing the distribution of tribes across the US. An attractive volume aimed at children but equally fascinating for adults.
Authors: Fletcher, Sydney E.
Uniform Title: American Indian
Title: The story of the American Indian
Publisher: Mount Jackson, VA :, Axios for Young People,, [2010]
Characteristics: x, 170 p. :,ill., maps ;,28 cm
Statement of Responsibility: written and illustrated by Sydney E. Fletcher
Notes: Originally published: The American Indian. New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c1954
Contents: The first discoverers of the new world
Where did Indians come from?
The Mayan miracle
The ancient ones
Towns in the desert
The mound builders
Warpath and peace pipe
Mystery dogs
A new nation, the Cherokee
Seed-gatherers who lived where white men starved
Northwest fishermen
Arctic inventors
The largest tribe, the Navahos
Famous indians
ISBN: 9781604190328
Branch Call Number: j 970.00497 F615s 2010
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