Mohawk History and Culture PB SS 6,7

Gareth StevensSKU: 9781433966705

Author:
Dwyer, Helen
Grade Levels:
Five, Six, Seven, Eight
Nation:
Iroquois, Mohawk
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
48
Publisher:
Gareth Stevens

Price:
Sale price$19.67

Description

Mohawk 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 Mohawk 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 New York State, Ontario, and Quebec. The remaining chapters cover History; Traditional Way of Life; Mohawk Life Today; and Current Mohawk 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 book accurately places the Mohawk Nation within the Six Nations Confederacy or Haudenosaunee. Topics covered in this volume include democracy, wampum belts, lacrosse, Clan Mothers, Ironworkers, and land rights. The book includes brief profiles of Tom Porter, Handsome Lake, Doug George, Jay Silverheels, Bill Powless, and Tracey Deer.  ATOS Reading Level: 7.7; Reading Level: 7.7; Fountas & Pinnell: W; Lexile Level: 930

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