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A Kid's Guide to Native American History

More Than 50 Activities
Dennis, Yvonne Wakim (eBook - 2010 )
A Kid's Guide to Native American History
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Hands-on activities, games, and crafts introduce children to the diversity of Native American cultures and teach them about the people, experiences, and events that have helped shape America, past and present. Nine geographical areas cover a variety of communities like the Mohawk in the Northeast, Ojibway in the Midwest, Shoshone in the Great Basin, Apache in the Southwest, Yupik in Alaska, and Native Hawaiians, among others. Lives of historical and contemporary notable individuals like Chief Joseph and Maria Tallchief are featured, and the book is packed with a variety of topics like first encounters with Europeans, Indian removal, Mohawk sky walkers, and Navajo code talkers. Readers travel Native America through activities that highlight the arts, games, food, clothing, and unique celebrations, language, and life ways of various nations. Kids can make Haudensaunee corn husk dolls, play Washoe stone jacks, design Inupiat sun goggles, or create a Hawaiian Ma'o-hauhele bag. A time line, glossary, and recommendations for Web sites, books, movies, and museums round out this multicultural guide.
Authors: Dennis, Yvonne Wakim
Title: A kid's guide to native American history
more than 50 activities
[electronic resource]
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, c2010
Characteristics: xiv, 226 p. :,ill
Statement of Responsibility: Yvonne Wakim Dennis and Arlene Hirschfelder
Additional Contributors: Hirschfelder, Arlene B.
ebrary
Alternate Title: Public Library Complete
ISBN: 9781556528026
Branch Call Number: Electronic Book
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries
Subject Headings: Hawaii History Juvenile literature Games Juvenile literature Cooking Juvenile literature Handicraft Juvenile literature Indians of North America Alaska History Juvenile literature Indians of North America History Juvenile literature
Genre/Form: Electronic books
Topical Term: Games
Cooking
Handicraft
Indians of North America
Indians of North America
LCCN: 2009015832
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