Louisiana Indian Tales

Louisiana Indian Tales

by Elizabeth Moore, Alice Couvillon, Marilyn Rougelot
     
 

Louisiana Indian Tales vividly re-creates the struggles and triumphs of the state�s first inhabitants. Dating back to 10,000 B.C., when the Paleo-Indians occupied the area and huge woolly mammoths and mastodons roamed the land, these poignant stories are based on archaeological evidence and historical knowledge traced through modern-day

Overview

Louisiana Indian Tales vividly re-creates the struggles and triumphs of the state�s first inhabitants. Dating back to 10,000 B.C., when the Paleo-Indians occupied the area and huge woolly mammoths and mastodons roamed the land, these poignant stories are based on archaeological evidence and historical knowledge traced through modern-day findings. For young readers, the tales in this collection focus on many tribes from around the state, such as the Tchefuncte, Choctaw, Chitimacha, Caddo, Houma, and Bayougoula.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882897561
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/31/1990
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Alice Couvillon and Elizabeth Moore are both Louisiana natives who reside in Covington and graduated from Newcomb College in New Orleans. Together they wrote the Pelican titles Mimiís First Mardi Gras, Mimi and Jean-Paulís Cajun Mardi Gras, and Louisiana Indian Tales.

Alice Couvillon and Elizabeth Moore are both Louisiana natives who reside in Covington and graduated from Newcomb College in New Orleans.

Illustrator Marilyn Carter Rougelot, who also provided the illustrations for Mimi's First Mardi Gras and Mimi and Jean-Paul's Cajun Mardi Gras as well as Portraits of Extraordinary Women, is a native New Orleanian. She began her art training in the city's Vieux Carr and is an accomplished painter specializing in portraiture.

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