The Native American Almanac: A Portrait of Native America by Arlene B. Hirschfelder,Martha Kreipe de Montaño

By Arlene B. Hirschfelder,Martha Kreipe de Montaño

" very good assessment of prior and current local American life."
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Wide-ranging, authoritative, and well timed, this is an illuminating portrait of America's local peoples, combining information regarding their heritage and traditions with perception into the subjects that almost all impact their lives this present day. From the upheaval of first contacts to the regulations of removing to modern problems with self-determination, this beneficial sourcebook presents info on all facets of local American existence. The local American Almanac outlines issues of specific curiosity, reminiscent of the historical past of Native--white relatives, the site and standing of local American tribes, spiritual traditions and ceremonies, language and literature, and modern performers and artists, and comprises dozens of worthwhile reference positive factors such as:

  • Maps of tribal components, ancient conflicts, and present-day reservations
  • A special chronology of important events
  • Names and addresses of hundreds of thousands of businesses eager about local American affairs
  • A directory of local American landmarks, museums, and cultural facilities from coast to coast
  • More than a hundred black-and-white images and drawings
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