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Multcolib Homework Center Picks: Oregon Native American/Indian Tribes

Nations of the Northwest Coast
Nations of the Northwest Coast By Smithyman, Kathryn (Book - 2004 ) j 979.500497 S6649n 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:Explores how the waters, mountains, and forests of the Pacific Northwest have provided food and shelter for groups such as the Tlingit, the Haida, and the Kwakiutl for thousands of years.

Indians of the Pacific Northwest
Indians of the Pacific Northwest By Liptak, Karen (Book - 1991 ) j 970.1 L767ip Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines the history, culture, changing fortunes, and current situation of the various groups of Indians living in the Pacific Northwest.

Northwest Coast Indians
Northwest Coast Indians By Sonneborn, Liz (Book - 2012 ) j 979.500497 S6991n 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes the first people to live in the Northwest Coast region of North America, discussing their culture, customs, ways of life, interactions with other settlers, and their lives today.

The Nez Perce
The Nez Perce By Takacs, Stefanie (Book - 2003 ) j 970.1 T136n 2003 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes the Nez Perce homeland, community and daily life, the effects of white settlers and the Nez Perce today.

The Modoc
The Modoc By Faulk, Odie B. (Book - 1988 ) j 970.1 F263m Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines the history, changing fortunes, and current situation of the Modoc. Also describes various aspects of their culture.

A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest
A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest By Ruby, Robert H. (Book - 2010 ) 979.5004 R879g 2010 Available in some locations

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.

Paiute Princess
Paiute Princess The Story of Sarah Winnemucca By Ray, Deborah Kogan (Book - 2012 ) j B-H796ra 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Documents the life and achievements of the nineteenth-century Northern Paiute leader, examining how her aptitude for languages and diplomacy enabled her to advocate on behalf of her tribe.

American Indians of the Pacific Northwest
American Indians of the Pacific Northwest By Von Aderkas, Elizabeth (Book - 2005 ) 355.14 A232a 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation: This fascinating text describes the ways of life, in peace and war, of the coastal and inland peoples of this region.

The Chinook People
The Chinook People By Ross, Pamela (Book - 1999 ) j 970.1 R825c 1999 Available in some locations

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.

The Kwakiutl
The Kwakiutl By Walens, Stanley (Book - 1992 ) j 970.1 W171k Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines the history, changing fortunes, and current situation of the Kwakiutl Indians. Includes a picture essay of their crafts. f

Whale in the Sky
Whale in the Sky By Siberell, Anne (Book - 1982 ) j 398.2 S563w Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes the Northwest Indian totem pole which shows how Thunderbird punished Whale for chasing Salmon and scaring Frog.

The Spindle Whorl
The Spindle Whorl An Activity Book, Ages 9-12 By McNutt, Nan (Book - 1997 ) j 970.1 M169s Available in some locations

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.

Totem Poles
Totem Poles By Fox, Jennifer (Book - 2001 ) j 970.1 F836t 2001 Available in some locations

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.

The Cedar Plank Mask
The Cedar Plank Mask An Activity Book Ages 9-12 By McNutt, Nan (Book - 1991 ) j 731.75 M169c Available in some locations

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.

Houses of Wood
Houses of Wood Native Dwellings : the Northwest Coast By Shemie, Bonnie (Book - 1992 ) j 392.36 S545hw Available in some locations

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.

People of the Northwest & Subarctic
People of the Northwest & Subarctic By Thompson, Linda (Book - 2004 ) j 979.500497 T473p 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses the people of the Northwest and Subarctic regions, their origin, history, daily lives and customs, and beliefs.

Sea and Cedar
Sea and Cedar How the Northwest Coast Indians Lived By McConkey, Lois (Book - 1973 ) j 970.1 M128s Available in some locations

Annotation:A brief introduction in text and illustrations to the homes, implements, clothing, beliefs, and rituals of the Indian tribes of the northwest coast.

Indians of the Northwest
Indians of the Northwest Traditions, History, Legends, and Life By Press, Petra (Book - 2000 ) j 970.1 P935i 2000 Available in some locations

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.

Northwest Coast Indians
Northwest Coast Indians By Ansary, Mir Tamim (Book - 2000 ) j 970.1 A617n 2000 Available in some locations

Annotation:Introduces the history, dwellings, artwork, religious beliefs, clothing, food, and other elements of life of the Native American tribes of the Pacific Northwest.

Native Americans of the Northwest Coast
Native Americans of the Northwest Coast By Jones, Veda Boyd (Book - 2001 ) j 970.1 J79n 2001 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses the history, daily lives, culture, religion, and conflicts of the Indians that lived in the Pacific Northwest.

The Northwest Indians
The Northwest Indians Daily Life in the 1700s By Peterson, Judy Monroe (Book - 2006 ) j 970.1 M753n 2006 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:A brief introduction to Native American tribes of the Northwest, including their social structure, homes, food, clothing, and traditions


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