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The encyclopedia of Native America

Trudy Griffin-Pierce

The encyclopedia of Native America

by Trudy Griffin-Pierce

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Published by Rushfield Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 188) and index.

    StatementTrudy Griffin-Pierce.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22828745M
    ISBN 100867888962

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    Summary: The Encyclopedia of Native American Religions is the first in-depth, one-volume reference for the general reader that explores this fascinating subject, reclaiming it from the periphery of American religious and historical study. The Handbook of North American Indians is a series of edited scholarly and reference volumes in Native American studies, published by the Smithsonian Institution beginning in Planning for the handbook series began in the late s and work was initiated following a special congressional appropriation in fiscal year To date, 15 volumes have been published.

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The author, whose specialty is the American Southwest, is an adjunct professor of cultural anthropology at the University of Arizona and a consultant on Native American art to museums. She is of Catawban ancestry and writes with an obvious respect for and knowledge of the cultures/5(4).

Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, Third Edition is a fully updated reference discussing more than American Indian tribes of North America, as well as prehistoric peoples and civilizations. Arranged alphabetically by tribe or group, this comprehensive work offers 60 new entries on tribes not covered in depth in the previous by: From Booklist Revised and expanded, Johnson’s Encyclopedia of Native Tribes of North America is a delight both to the eye and pocketbook.

Arranged by cultural and geographical area (e.g., “Northeastern Woodlands,” “Southwest”), the volume contains brief entries on /5(15). [Review of previously published edition:] Revised and expanded, Johnson's Encyclopedia of Native Tribes of North America is a delight both to the eye and the pocketbook.

The fact that Firefly Books could do this exquisite volume for such a small price is to be commended. Recommended. (Diana Shonrock Booklist )/5(6). The Encyclopedia of Native American Wars & Warfare complements other recent reference books by Facts On File related to Native American culture and history, including the Biographical Dictionary of American Indian History to () and the Chronology of American Indian History ().Format: Hardcover.

This wide-ranging and reliable encyclopedia offers the most up-to-date information on prominent and lesser-known Native American military leaders, chiefs, shamans, explorers, scientists, athletes, inventors, artists, writers, and political activists, as well as on a select number of significant non-Indians (from Benjamin Franklin to Marlon Brando).Reviews: 1.

Shelves: native-americans, nonfiction If you are looking to do a jig-saw activity with your students on Native Americans, this book is a huge help. It accurately summarizes the cultural and geographical content of each each while being very simple to /5. This superb, fully illustrated reference offers the most up-to-date and essential facts on the identity, kinships, locations, populations and cultural characteristics of some separately identifiable peoples native to the North American continent, both living and /5.

Shelves: encyclopedias, history-american This book is four books bound in one title each with a separate title page and glossary. There are half a dozen crafts per book for kids to do. The text isn't super compact so I'd say its at the reading level of a child ages /5.

The Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes is designed to tell part of the story of Native North Americans—a sub- ject matter that, although central to the story of North America, receives all-too-little emphasis in public educa-File Size: 4MB. The Encyclopedia of Native American Biography: Six Hundred Life Stories of Important People, From Powhatan to Wilma Mankiller, by Bruce E.

Johansen and Donald A. Grinde, Jr., Da Capo Press, New York,$ : Historynet Staff. Native American, also called American Indian, Amerindian, Amerind, Indian, aboriginal American, or First Nation person, member of any of the aboriginal peoples of the Western Hemisphere, although the term often connotes only those groups whose original territories were in.

Yet this is the first encyclopedia to analyze Native American history against an economic background. Describing the impact of Euro-American settlement from a Native American perspective, the book profiles the economies of roughly forty Native American. "Although there have been a number of recent reference titles on the history and culture of Native Americans, Gale's encyclopedia offers exceptional scope, clarity, and content.

Covering almost   Encyclopedia of American Indian contributions to the world: 15, years Printed in the United States of America VB FOF 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 This book is printed on acid-free paper.

employed by Native Americans and others is strictly for educational purposes. Dispelling myths, answering questions, and stimulating thoughtful avenues for further inquiry, this highly absorbing reference provides a wealth of specific information about over North American Indian groups in Canada and the United States.

Readers will easily access important historical and contemporary facts about everything from notable leaders and relations with non-natives to customs /5(5).

A fully updated and revised edition of FOF's Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, Revised Edition with 60 new entries, covers more than American Indian tribes of North America. Includes 3/5(6). The Encyclopedia of Native American Religions is the first in-depth, one-volume reference for the general reader that explores this fascinating subject, reclaiming it from the periphery of American religious and historical study.

Despite a long history of suppression by governments and missionaries, many Native American beliefs and spiritual traditions have endured as dignified, profound.

The book also covers traditional Indian lifeways, including diet, housing, transportation, tools, clothing, art, and rituals, as well as language families. "Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, Third Edition" includes at least one representative tribe from each language family or language isolate for each of the culture areas/5(71).

Uneducated Pagans. The Spanish, English, Dutch, and French all professed their desire to teach Native Americans the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Indeed, spreading Christianity to the benighted peoples of the New World was a prime rationale for European colonization. Download The Encyclopedia of Native American Biography PDF Books By:"Bruce Elliott Johansen","Donald A.

Grinde" Published on by New York: Da Capo Press. This wide-ranging and reliable encyclopedia offers the most up-to-date information on prominent and lesser-known Native American military leaders, chiefs, shamans, explorers, scientists, athletes, inventors, artists, writers.

Michael Johnson has researched and written about Native American history and culture for more than 35 years. He received The Denali Press Award () from the American Library Association for the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes.

Richard Hook is an illustrator with an international reputation for his knowledge of Native American culture/5(14).Get this from a library! The encyclopedia of Native America. [Trudy Griffin-Pierce] -- The first Americans - Regional history of native Americans.