Tipi: Home of the Nomadic Buffalo Hunters

Tipi: Home of the Nomadic Buffalo Hunters

by Paul Goble
     
 

Award-winning author Paul Goble examines the construction, art, and significance of the tipi to the Plains Indians in his newest book, entitled Tipi: Home of the Nomadic Buffalo Hunters. Through a re-telling of the old-timer's stories, Goble shows how the tipi was more than just a home, but an expression of spiritual beliefs.

Overview

Award-winning author Paul Goble examines the construction, art, and significance of the tipi to the Plains Indians in his newest book, entitled Tipi: Home of the Nomadic Buffalo Hunters. Through a re-telling of the old-timer's stories, Goble shows how the tipi was more than just a home, but an expression of spiritual beliefs.

Editorial Reviews

Midwest Book Review
Blends traditional insights into tipi construction and development with a retelling of old-timers stories and a blending in of art to make for a fine survey of construction techniques, decorations, cultural meaning, and more. Tipi includes over a hundred color illustrations and drawings and makes for a vivid, outstanding survey of the spiritual and culture meaning of the Native American structure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933316390
Publisher:
World Wisdom
Publication date:
05/25/2007
Pages:
120
Sales rank:
1,235,821
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.45(h) x 0.49(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Goble is an award-winning author and illustrator of children's books. His book The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses won the Caldecott Medal and his most recent work, All Our Relatives: Traditional Native American Thoughts about Nature was nominated for the 2006 James Madison Award. He lives with his wife in Rapid City, SD.

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