Sioux History and Culture HC - LIMITED QUANTITIES

Gareth StevensSKU: 9781433966804

Helen Dwyer
Grade Levels:
Five, Six, Seven, Eight
Plains, Sioux
Book Type:
Gareth Stevens

Sale price$46.13


Sioux History and Culture is the 2013 publication in the Native American Library Series from Gareth Stevens Publishing. This 48-page information book offers students from grades 5 to 8 basic and accurate information about the Sioux in the United States and Canada. Organized in five chapters the book begins with Land and Origins. This two-page spread explains the origin or creation story, names, and geographic location in South and North Dakota, Minnesota, and Montana. The remaining chapters cover History; Traditional Way of Life; Sioux Life Today; and Current Sioux Issues. Throughout this well designed and carefully researched book, the authors offers maps, colour photographs, timeline, glossary, ideas for further study, and an index. The authors explain the Sioux Nation includes Lakota, Nakota, and Dakota. Topics covered in this volume include The Ghost Dance, Wounded Knee, American Indian Movement, the buffalo, and beliefs and values. People of historical and contemporary include Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, Dennis Banks, Seth Eastman, Vine Deloria, Elizabeth Cook-Lynn, Russell Means, Tiffany Midge, and Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve. The book includes two brief traditional stories about Iktomi, the Trickster. ATOS Reading Level: 7.8; Fountas & Pinell: O; Lexile Level: 950

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