American Indian Families (A True Book), paper ed

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American Indian Families is part of The True Book Series published by Children's Press especially for elementary students in grades three to five. This information book is arranged into brief chapters about the nature of Native American families and how different nations' families were organized. The author and publisher have tackled a complex topic by explaining the different kinds of family groups among various Native American Nations that elementary students can appreciate Indigenous cultures.

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Inuit, The (A True Book), paper ed

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The Inuit is a children's information book published by The Children's Press. It is part of the True Book series about Native Americans designed to introduce young students to the culture and history of a specific Indigenous people. This book begins with a basic introduction about origin and geographic location of the Inuit and their early history. A map clearly shows the Inuit homeland in northern Canada, Alaska, Greenland, and Russia.

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Crow, The (A True Book), paper ed

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The Crow is part of The True Book Series about American Indian Nations. This book describes the traditional culture and history of the Crow Nation of the Plains. The book describes Crow lifestyle, spiritual beliefs, and horse culture. The Crow people of Montana maintain their traditional cultural beliefs and many participate in special gatherings such as powwows. Special one-page inserts describe the role of coup sticks and the importance of Crow leader, Chief Plenty Coups. The final sections of the book provide a glossary, index, suggested readings, and websites for further information.

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Choctaw, The (A True Book), paper ed

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The Choctaw is part of The True Book Series about American Indian Nations. This book describes the traditional culture and history of the Choctaw of the Southeast. The book begins with a basic introduction about the geographic location of the Choctaw in Mississippi. The following chapters describe the peaceful way of life these people lived in villages and farms along the Mississippi River. Crops of corn, beans, squash, sunflowers, and melons were grown. The Choctaw lived in circular lodges with cone-shaped roofs. Stick-ball, a forerunner of lacrosse, was played by the people.

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Chippewa, The (A True Book), paper ed OUT OF PRINT

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The Chippewa is part of The True Book Series about American Indian Nations. This book describes the traditional culture and history of the Ojibwe (Chippewa). The book begins with a basic introduction about the geographic location of the Ojibwe. The second and third chapters describe the Ojibwe way of life living on the land and their family life. The fourth chapter discusses Ojibwe spiritual beliefs and the role of the Midewiwin or Grand Medicine Society. The members of the Midewiwin used herbs and plants for healing.

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Comanche, The (A True Book), paper ed OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT The Comanche is part of The True Book Series about American Indian Nations. This book describes the traditional culture and history of the Comanche. The first chapter describes how the separation of a group of Shoshone of the Great Basin travelled to the Plains and became the people known as the Comanche. The remainder of the book describes the Comanche lifestyle, spiritual beliefs, and horse culture. The final chapter describes the changes brought by the Europeans and the contemporary lifestyle of the Comanche today.

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Blackfoot, The (A True Book), paper ed OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher The Blackfoot is part of The True Book Series about American Indian Nations. This book describes the traditional culture and history of the Blackfoot (Siksika, Pikuni and Kainai). This book begins with a basic introduction about the geographic location of the Blackfoot. This Nation once resided in the woodlands of the Great Lakes and by 1600 they moved to the western Plains. The Blackfoot of the Great Plains were skillful buffalo hunters.

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Wampanoags, The (A True Book), paper ed

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The Wampanoags is one of the titles in A True Book Series written for students in grades four to six. This title contains basic factual information about the culture and history of the Wampanoag Nation. The Wampanoags were the first to greet early English settlers. This 47-page information book explores the traditional cultural life of this Nation, including spiritual beliefs, customs, arts and crafts, and style of dress. It also discusses how the people live today and how they preserve their culture. Guided Reading: N; ATOS Reading Level: 5.3; Reading Level: 6.7; Lexile Measure: 860.

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Iroquois, The (A True Book), paper ed

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The Iroquois is part of The True Book Series about American Indian Nations. This book describes the traditional culture and history of the Six Nations Iroquois including the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora. The author explains the formation of the Five Nations Confederacy under the Great Law of Peace. Although the author states the formation of the League of Peace happened between 1400 and 1600, she correctly provides a brief overview of the important played by the Peacemaker and Hiawatha in its development.

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