Texas Indian Trails

Texas Indian Trails

by Daniel J. Gelo
     
 

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Connect the past with the present in Texas Indian Trails and appreciated this state's rich heritage by visiting the landmarks and campsites used by the Indians of Texas. This guidebook allows Texas natives and visitors to experience the Texas landscape as the Indians once knew it. Through local history and folklore, Texans will grow a new appreciation for their

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Connect the past with the present in Texas Indian Trails and appreciated this state's rich heritage by visiting the landmarks and campsites used by the Indians of Texas. This guidebook allows Texas natives and visitors to experience the Texas landscape as the Indians once knew it. Through local history and folklore, Texans will grow a new appreciation for their rich heritage, and visitors can learn to know Texas as the natives do.

Editorial Reviews

Austin American Statesman
This unconventional account of the people who inhabited the Lone Star State is packed with history, local legend, entertaining folklore and photos.
The Dallas Morning News - Si Dunn
A compact yet nicely detailed guide to trails, landmarks, camsites and other locations important to the histories of the 19 Indian tribes that once inhabited Texas.
Victoria Advocate - Reese Vaughn
Offers information about ancient travel routes, campsites, and landmarks, hoping to "preserve the Native American part of Texas history."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556228957
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
12/25/2003
Pages:
238
Sales rank:
1,320,881
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.58(d)

Meet the Author

Daniel J. Gelo is professor of anthropology and interim dean at the University of Texas, San Antonio. He has conducted field research with, and frequently lectures on, Texas Indians and is the author of numerous journal and encyclopedia articles on American Indians. He lives in San Antonio with is wife and two sons. Wayne J. Pate has been a professional educator in Texas for more than thirty years. The author of a historical novel about the Comanche in prereservation days, he has extensive experience with the process of identifying historically significant sites for Native Americans. A native of Denver City, Texas, he now lives "abroad" in Houston.

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