Famous Native North Americans

Famous Native North Americans

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Overview

Famous Native North Americans explores the lives and achievements of several exceptional men and women throughout history including Hiawatha, Pocahontas, Sacagawea, Tecumseh, Chief Joseph, and Geronimo. Clearly-written text accompanied by illustrations, historic photographs, and paintings helps children understand:
• the diverse achievements of historical and present-day famous Native men and women, including warriors, peacemakers, spiritual leaders, and artists
• the issues and challenges faced by the individuals and the nations to which they belonged
• the differences these legendary individuals made in the histories of their people and the histories of the United States and Canada
Teacher’s guide available.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778704713
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/01/2003
Series: Native Nations of North America Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 587,222
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.75(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: NC1060L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Famous Native North Americans4
Hiawatha and the Peacemaker6
The legend of Pocahontas8
Sacagawea: guide and interpreter10
Taking a stand12
Tecumseh and The Prophet14
The Battle of the Little Bighorn16
Louis Riel18
Chief Joseph19
Cochise and Geronimo20
Striving for peace22
Hope in hard times24
Preserving cultures26
Today's famous people28
Native North American firsts30
Glossary and Index32

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