Longhouses (American Community) OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher Longhouses by Raymond Bial is part of a recent series about American Communities published by Scholastic (Children's Press). In this book, designed for students in grades 3 to 7, the author provides an introduction to the architecture and cultural traditions of the Six Nations Iroquois (Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora). Basing his work on the standard anthropological and historical references, Bial describes Iroquois villages, longhouses, clans, and life through the seasons.

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Blackfeet, The (Lifeways), hardcover ed OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT The Blackfeet by Raymond Bial is part of the Lifeways series published by Benchmark Books. This title discusses the culture and history of the Blackfeet (Siksika) Nation. This Plains confederacy included three individual First Nations: the Blood or Kainai, Piegan (Peigan), and Blackfoot (Siksika). Their traditional homeland extended from Alberta to Montana. The book opens with a brief version of the Blackfeet creation story that features Napi. The remainder of the chapter describes the geography of their Plains homeland.

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Tlingit, The (Lifeways), hardcover ed OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT The Tlingit by Raymond Bial is part of the Lifeways series published by Benchmark Books. This title discusses the culture and history of the Tlingit Nation. This Pacific Northwest cultural group lived along the coast of southeastern Alaska. The author begins the book with a brief version of the Tlingit creation story about Raven bringing light to the world. The text goes on to explain the standard anthropological theory about the origins of North American Indians. First contact for the Tlingit occurred in 1741 when Russians came to their territory.

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Inuit, The (Lifeways), hardcover ed OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT The Inuit by Raymond Bial is part of the Lifeways series published by Benchmark Books. This title discusses the culture and history of the Inuit (Eskimo) of Canadian Arctic, Russia, Alaska, and Greenland. These Arctic and Subarctic people were once known as Eskimo. The author points out that today, the people prefer to be called Inuit. The first chapter includes a version of the Inuit creation story as well as the standard anthropological theory about Inuit origins.

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Wampanoag, The (Lifeways), hardcover OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT The Wampanoag by Raymond Bial is part of the Lifeways series published by Benchmark Books. This title discusses the culture and history of the Wampanoag Nation. Original homelands along the Atlantic coast in what is now Rhode Island and Massachusetts provided rich natural resources for this Algonquian-speaking people.

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Ojibwe, The (Lifeways), hardcover OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT The Ojibwe by Raymond Bial is part of the Lifeways series published by Benchmark Books. This title discusses the culture and history of the Ojibwe (Anishinabe) Nation. The Ojibwe are sometimes called the Chippewa or Ojibway and their traditional homeland was the northern Great Lakes region. The book begins with a brief version of the creation story, The Birth of Nanabohzo. The author also includes the standard anthropological origin theory regarding the migration of First Nations across the Bering Strait.

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