Call them Native Americans, American Indians, indigenous peoples, or first nations — a vast and diverse array of nations, tribes, and cultures populated every corner of North America long before Columbus arrived. Native American History For Dummies reveals what is known about their pre-Columbian history and shows how their presence, customs, and beliefs influenced everything that was to follow. This straightforward guide breaks down their ten-thousand-plus year history and explores their influence on European settlement of the continent. You'll gain fresh insight into the major tribal nations, their cultures and traditions, warfare and famous battles; and the lives of such icons as Pocahontas, Sitting Bull and Sacagawea. You'll discover: How and when the Native American's ancestors reached the continent How tribes formed and where they migrated What North America was like before 1492 How Native peoples maximized their environment Pre-Columbian farmers, fishermen, hunters, and traders The impact of Spain and France on the New World Great Warriors from Tecumseh to Geronimo How Native American cultures differed across the continent Native American religions and religious practices The stunning impact of disease on American Indian populations Modern movements to reclaim Native identity Great museums, books, and films about Native Americans Packed with fascinating facts about functional and ceremonial clothing, homes and shelters, boatbuilding, hunting, agriculture, mythology, intertribal relations, and more, Native American History For Dummies provides a dazzling and informative introduction to North America's first inhabitants.
A chronicle of American indigenous life, this guide captures the history of the complex societies that lived in North America when European explorers first appeared on the continent. Not only a history of tribal nations, this exploration also includes profiles of famous Native Americans and their many contributions—from early leaders to superstar athletes, dancers, astronauts, authors, and actors. Readers will learn about Indian culture through hands-on activities, such as planting a Three Sisters Garden, making beef jerky in a low-temperature oven, weaving a basket out of folded newspaper strips, deciphering a World War II Navajo Code Talker message, and playing Ball-and-Triangle. An important look at life before the settlers until present day, this resource shows that Native American history is the history of all Americans.
The Native Americans went to war, too. They did so to protect their lands. When you read about history, you get to understand why wars happened and what can be done to prevent them from happening again today and in the future. You see things from a different perspective because you are at a different era than the characters in historical books. What will you learn from this history book?
One of the most popular misconceptions about American Indians is that they are all the same-one homogenous group of people who look alike, speak the same language, and share the same customs and history. Nothing could be further from the truth! This book gives kids an A-Z look at the Native Americans that shaped their state's history. From tribe to tribe, there are large differences in clothing, housing, life-styles, and cultural practices. Help kids explore Native American history by starting with the Native Americans that might have been in their very own backyard! Some of the activities include crossword puzzles, fill in the blanks, and decipher the code.
Written by distinguished plains archaeologist Larry J. Zimmerman, this richly illustrated text is an introduction to the life, myth, and art of the indigenous peoples of the United States and Canada. The author ably conveys the profound appreciation the native North Americans hadand continue to haveof life, death, and the cosmos, and the interconnectedness of all things material and spiritual.
Native peoples of the United States and Canada have rich histories and traditions that help them maintain varied cultural identities in modern society. In the past, white Americans attempted to hide or eradicate these cultures. Today we know that they should instead be celebrated. The artifacts and customs of these early civilizations are presented to readers through full-color photographs and primary sources, and a detailed timeline places historical events in chronological order. Readers will enjoy learning about the vibrant past of cultures that are still active today.
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Native Americans - Discover A History You Never Knew! A deeper look at their historical background. Even more - Discover amazing facts from this book. Now on its 3rd Edition! Are you a student of history? Ready to discover more about the roots of Native Americans and the history of their many tribes? American History: An Overview of "Native American History" - Your Guide To Native People, Indians, & Indian History is an amazing book that talks about this wide array of socially and geographical group of people. American History: An Overview of "Native American History" - Your Guide To Native People, Indians, & Indian History is a deep and in depth look into all aspects of Native American's social and geographical history. The Native American story stretches from far before the pre-Columbian era, and continue to be very well known for their rich and storied culture. Their lives convey a story of battle, strife and victory. A study of Native American heritage is a great way to learn more about their customs and habits. More importantly, reading this book will show you the huge role they played in American society, history and independence. In this book you will learn about: Early History of the Native American People, Native American Culture and Traditions, Native Americans in the Civil War, Notable Native Americans in US History, The Mistreatment of the Native American People, and so much more! Here's why you should read this book: Discover the people behind this amazing culture. Develop a greater context for American history and evolution of modern ideas. Unravel the distinct nature and spiritual practices of Native Americans. Learn about the myth and legends that captivate to this day. So what are you waiting for?! Studying history is about more than just book knowledge. It also develops within us a level of awareness and appreciation by reminding us how we are all connected. Don't limit yourself in who and what you know. Understanding this kind of history, which is not widely taught, will deepen your understanding of the world around you. Let us walk you through Native American history, and hand in hand we'll learn and have fun together! All you have to do is scroll up and click the BUY button. Enjoy!
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With the advent of European colonization, the North American landscape and the indigenous cultures that inhabited it changed irrevocably. While a large part of Native Americans past has been marked by struggles for equality and sovereignty, a survey of the early history of various tribes reveals prosperous societies that managed to live peaceably with each other and a parade of various interlopers. This volume examines the trajectory of Native American cultures over the centuries, detailing how they have retained their longstanding values and traditions in the face of war, disease, resettlement, and assimilation.
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