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Annotation:For more than two decades, A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest has served as a standard reference on these diverse peoples. Now, in the wake of renewed tribal self-determination, this revised edition reflects the many recent political, economic, and cultural developments shaping these Native communities.
Annotation:Provides an overview of the past and present lives of the Chinook people, covering their daily activities, customs, family life, religion, government, history, and interaction with the United States government.
Annotation:In the newest addition to the "Northwest Coast Indian Discovery" series, a young Coast Salish girl uses her spindle whorl to prepare wool for her uncle's wedding gift, a traditional robe. Following the story, children will find several activities, puzzles, and games about the art and culture of Northwest Coast Indians.
Annotation:How do people pass on their legends and their history without written language? For Native American tribes in the Pacific Northwest, it was through totem poles. This book includes how a totem pole was made; the different kinds of totem poles; what the poles mean; and much more.
Annotation:This best-selling series offers the only activity books that teach children about Northwest Coast Indians. These volumes are reviewed for cultural accuracy by tribal members, and Northwest Native artists create all the artwork. Each book includes various games and activities, plus a teaching guide.
Annotation:The Native peoples of the Northwest Coast, with only small handmade tools, managed to fell massive trees, transport them back to their villages, build spectacular wooden dwellings, and embellish them with art admired the world over.
Annotation:Describes the daily lives, culture, beliefs, social structure, and environment of some of the Native American peoples who lived on the Northwest coast of North America before the coming of Europeans.