Minnesota Historical Society

North American Indian: DK Eyewitness Books

$ 16.99

Here is an original and exciting new guide to the fascinating civilizations of North American Indians. Superb, full-color photographs offer a unique and revealing "eyewitness" view of this rich culture. See a necklace made of bear claws, a model of a Blackfeet teepee, a false face made from cornhusks, how fish were trapped in a basket, and a Cheyenne feathered war bonnet. Learn about the kachina ceremony, why love dolls were important, how turtle shells made music, what's stored inside a parfleche, and how pemmican was made. Discover the meanings of carvings on a Haida totem pole, what's inside an Iroquois longhouse, what medicine men carried in their medical kits, how a bow drill works, and much, much more.
  • Age Range: 8 - 12 years, Grade Level: 3 - 7
  • Hardcover: 72 pages, 8.8 x 0.4 x 11.3 inches
  • Publisher: DK Children; Rev ed. (2005)
  • ISBN-13: 978-0756610814

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