The Chumash: The Past and Present of California's Seashell People

The Chumash: The Past and Present of California's Seashell People

by Danielle Smith-Llera


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515702412
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Series: American Indian Life
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 804,759
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 930L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 10 Years

About the Author

Danielle Smith-Llera’s former life as a teacher led her to write books for young people. She has taught literature, writing, history, and visual arts to students ranging from elementary school to college. Danielle studied English and Visual Arts at Harvard University and exhibits her artwork internationally. As the spouse of a diplomat, she and her family have lived in Washington D.C., New Delhi, India and Kingston, Jamaica.

Table of Contents

Honoring Traditions 4

Chapter 1 Seashell People 6

Chapter 2 Chumash Struggles 12

Chapter 3 Chumash Communities Today 18

Chapter 4 Protecting Traditions 24

Timeline 29

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Critical Thinking Using the Common Core 32

Index 32

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