Author: Carl Waldman, Molly Braun
Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes
Size: 5 MB
A comprehensive reference work discussing more than 150 Indian tribes of all North America, as well as prehistoric peoples civilizations. Organized alphabetically by tribe, the informative but accessible text summarizes the historical record locations, migrations, contacts with whites, wars, etc. Also covers Indian lifeways, including language families, means of subsistence, houses, boats, tools, clothing, art, legends, rituals. Over 250 beautifully detailed, original color illustrations enhance the text, 11 maps show the various Indian culture areas plus tribal locations, providing a helpful frame of reference. Glossary. Bibliography.