ISBN-10:
0205388485
ISBN-13:
9780205388486
Pub. Date:
06/06/2003
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
An Introduction to Native North America / Edition 2

An Introduction to Native North America / Edition 2

by Mark Q. Sutton

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ISBN-13: 9780205388486
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date: 06/06/2003
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.98(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

1. Introduction.
The Geography of North America.
Culture Areas.
Native North Americans.
A Brief History of Research on Native North Americans.
A General Prehistory of North America.
Sidelight: The Domesticated “Wilderness.”
Sidelight: Weapons Technology.

2. European Invasion and Conquest.
The Norse Discovery.
Columbus and the Early Exploration of North America.
European Colonies in North America.
A History of Governmental Policies toward Native Americans.
The Cultural and Biological Impact of European Intrusion.
The Fur Trade.
Sidelight: The Spanish Mission System.
Sidelight: Native Tobacco: Then and Now.

3. Native Peoples of the Arctic.
Geography and Environment.
A Basic Prehistory of the Arctic.
A Brief History of Ethnographic Research.
A Broad Portrait of Arctic Groups.
Sidelight: Arctic Art.
The Aleut: An Arctic Case Study.
The Intuit of Quebec: An Arctic Case Study.

4. Native Peoples of the Subarctic.
Geography and Environment.
A Basic Prehistory of the Subarctic.
A Brief History of Ethnographic Research.
A Broad Portrait of Subarctic Groups.
The Western Woods Cree: A Subarctic Case Study.

5. Native Peoples of the Plateau.
Geography and Environment.
A Basic Prehistory of the Plateau.
A Brief History of Ethnographic Research.
Sidelight: The Modoc War.
A Broad Portrait of Plateau Groups.
The Nez Perce: A Plateau Case Study.
VIP Profile: Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce.

6. Native Peoples of the Northwest Coast.
Geography and Environment.
A Basic Prehistory of the Northwest Coast.
A Brief History of Ethnographic Research.
A Broad Portrait of Northwest Coast Groups.
Sidelight: Northwest Coast Art.
VIP Profile: Chief Seathl.
The Kwakiutl: A Northwest Coast Case Study.

7. Native Peoples of the Great Basin.
Geography and Environment.
A Basic Prehistory of the Great Basin.
VIP Profile: Sarah Winnemucca, Northern Paiute Leader.
A Brief History of Ethnographic Research.
A Broad Portrait of Great Basin Groups.
Sidelight: The Ghost Dance Religion.
The Owens Valley Paiute: A Great Basin Case Study.

8. Native Peoples of California.
Geography and Environment.
A Basic Prehistory of California.
A Brief History of Ethnographic Research.
A Broad Portrait of California Indians.
The Chumash: A California Case Study.
VIP Profile: Ishi: “The Last Wild Indian in North America.”
The Yokuts: A California Case Study.

9. Native Peoples of the Southwest.
Geography and Environment.
A Basic Prehistory of the Southwest.
VIP Profile: Geronimo, Apache Leader.
A Brief History of Ethnographic Research.
A Broad Portrait of Southwestern Pueblo Groups.
A Broad Portrait of Non-Pueblo Southwestern Groups.
Sidelight: The Myth of Don Juan.
The Hopi: A Southwestern Case Study.
The Navajo: A Southwestern Case Study.
Sidelight: The Navajo-Hopi Land Dispute.
The Tarahumara: A Southwestern Case Study.

10. Native Peoples of the Plains.
Geography and Environment.
A Basic Prehistory of the Plains.
VIP Profile: Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa Leader.
A Brief History of Ethnographic Research.
A Broad Portrait of Plains Groups.
The Cheyenne: A Plains Case Study.
The Pawnees: A Plains Case Study.

11. Native Peoples of the Northeast.
Geography and Environment.
A Basic Prehistory of the Northeast.
A Brief History of Ethnographic Research.
A Broad Portrait of Northeastern Groups.
VIP Profile: Pocahontas.
The Iroquois: A Northeast Case Study.
VIP Profile: Hiawatha.
The Ottawa: A Northeast Case Study.

12. Native Peoples of the Southeast.
Geography and Environment.
A Basic Prehistory of the Southeast.
Sidelight: The Development of the Seminole.
A Brief History of Ethnographic Research.
A Broad Portrait of Southeastern Groups.
The Cherokee: A Southeast Case Study.
VIP Profile: Sequoyah, Cherokee Leader.
The Natchez: A Southeast Case Study.

13. Contemporary Issues.
A Revival of Native Culture.
Sidelight: Visiting Native North America.
Native American Politics.
Native American Religion.
The Peyote Religion.
Other Issues.

Some General Internet Resources for Materials on Native Americans.

Glossary.

References and Suggested Readings.

Index.

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