ISBN-10:
0767413474
ISBN-13:
9780767413473
Pub. Date:
07/20/2001
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
This Land Was Theirs: Study of Native North Americans / Edition 7

This Land Was Theirs: Study of Native North Americans / Edition 7

by Wendell H. Oswalt

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Overview

This Land Was Theirs is survey of traditional and contemporary ways of life of 12 tribes that represent the major culture areas and level of socioeconomic complexity among North American Indians.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780767413473
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 07/20/2001
Edition description: 7TH
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

University of California, Los Angeles (Emeritus)

Table of Contents

1. Questions about Native Americans
2. Indian—Non-Indian Relations
3. The Netsilik: Seal Hunting and Snowhouse Eskimos
4. The Chipewyan: Subarctic Hunters
5. The Lower Kootenai: Plateau Fishers and Hunters
6. The Crow: Plains Raiders and Bison Hunters
7. The Cahuilla: Gatherers in the Desert
8. The Yurok: Salmon Fishers of California
9. The Tlingit: Alaskan Salmon Fishers
10. The Hopi: Farmers of the Desert
11. The Navajo: Transformations among a Desert People
12. The Iroquois: Warriors and Farmers of the Eastern Woodlands
13. The Eastern Cherokee: Farmers of the Southeast
14. The Natchez: Sophisticated Farmers of the Deep South
15. Current Realities: Fears and Hopes
Appendix A: Tools, Weapons, Nets, and Traps
Appendix B: Resources about Native Americans
Glossary
Pronunciation Guide
Name Index
Subject Index

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