A Student's Guide to Native American Genealogy

A Student's Guide to Native American Genealogy

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by ABC-CLIO
     
 

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A guide written for Native Americans outlining how to trace a family tree including information on research activities and resources. Kavasch has traced her ancestry back 14 generations and draws on this experience to analyze the benefits of learning about one's origins, adoption issues, the history of Native American cultures and the relation to identity, tribal membership, oral history, and the processes of using library resources, Native American documents, and family resources to prepare a Native American biography. Includes color photographs and a map of tribes in the US and southern Canada. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897749756
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/22/1996
Series:
Oryx American Family Tree Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Meet the Author

E. BARRIE KAVASCH is a research associate at the Institute for American Indian Studies in Washington, CT. She has written and lectured extensively on Native American foods and healing plants. Her other publications include the highly acclaimed book Native Harvests. Of Creek, Cherokee, and Powhatan descent, Ms. Kavasch can trace her own ancestry to the famous daughter of Chief Powhatan, Pocahontas.

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