A Day With A Pueblo explains what life is like for the Pueblo people of the American Southwest. The book begins like any anthropology text that describes the contemporary cultural lifestyle of the Pueblo of New Mexico. Colourful photographs of contemporary village life and the geography make this factual section interesting for students in grades five to seven. Part two of the book presents a glimpse of the daily life of an Elder and his family who live at Taos Pueblo. The man and his family are preparing for a holiday and he reminisces about his tribe's history.
OUT OF PRINT A Day With A Mimbres explains what life was like for the ancestors of the Pueblo people who lived in what is now southwestern United States. The book begins like any anthropology text that describes the cultural lifestyle of the Mimbres around 1130 A.D. Colourful photographs of artifacts and geography make this factual section interesting for students in grades five to seven. Part two of the book presents a glimpse of the daily life of a man and his family. The man is preparing for a journey to a religious centre.
Children of Clay - A Family of Pueblo Potters is an intimate and engaging look at the Santa Clara Pueblo family of potters from northern New Mexico. Rina Swentwell who comes from a large family of Pueblo potters writes this insider's view for young readers. The colour photographs and informative text follow Gia Rose, a great-grandmother, as she shows her grandchildren the step-by-step process of creating the distinctive Southwest pottery. The traditional story of how pottery came to the people is included. Maps, glossary, and bibliography are also provided.