Buffalo Hunt

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More than 30 paintings and drawings by artist-adventurers who traveled West in the 1800s illustrate Freedman's vivid account of the Great Plains Indians' buffalo hunts.

Examines the importance of the buffalo in the lore and day-to-day life of the Indian tribes of the Great Plains and describes hunting methods and the uses found for each part of the animal that could not be eaten.

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Overview

More than 30 paintings and drawings by artist-adventurers who traveled West in the 1800s illustrate Freedman's vivid account of the Great Plains Indians' buffalo hunts.

Examines the importance of the buffalo in the lore and day-to-day life of the Indian tribes of the Great Plains and describes hunting methods and the uses found for each part of the animal that could not be eaten.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Freedman punctuates his discussion of the importance of buffalo to the Great Plains Indians with artwork from museums around the country. Ages 8-12. (Jan.)
School Library Journal
Gr 6 Up Freedman's book has two levels of appeal: that of the wonderfully conceived and vividly executed paintings (full-color reproductions of stunning paintings by such they-were-there artists as George Catlin, Karl Bodmer, Albert Bierstadt, uncluttered by inclusion of photographic every-detail), and that of an informative, accessible text. The title may by itself mislead some, as Freedman presents not a story or description of one hunt but descriptions of the many ways that buffalo hunts were madeby Indians, and later by the whites whose ferocious, firearm slaughter of the ``shaggies''as they were calledbrought the species to near extinction. This is superior to two recent picture books on the general subject of buffalo: Dorothy Hinshaw Patent's Buffalo: the American Rison Today (Clarion, 1986) and Cary B. Ziter 's The Moon of Falling Leaves (Watts, 1988). A thundering success. George Gleason, Department of English, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780823407026
  • Publisher: Holiday House, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/28/1988
  • Series: An Ala Notable Book Series
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 52
  • Age range: 9 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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