Plains Indians

Plains Indians

by Andrew Santella


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This title teaches readers about the first people to live in the Plains region of North America. It discusses their culture, customs, ways of life, interactions with other settlers, and their lives today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432949617
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Series: First Nations of North America Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 521,275
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 970L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Andrew Santella writes for magazines and newspapers, including GQ and the New York Times Book Review. He is the author of a number of books for young readers. He lives outside Chicago with his wife and son.

Table of Contents

Who were the first people in North America? — What are the Great Plains? — Who are the Indians of the Great Plains? — What animals did early Plains Indians need? — What did early Plains Indians farm? — What were early Plains Indian communities like? — How were early Plains Indian tribes organized? — What objects did early Plains Indians create? — What did early Plains Indians believe? — How did contact with non-indians affect Plains Indians? — What is modern life like for Plains Indians?

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