North American Indian (Eyewitness Books)

by David Murdoch

Paperback, 2000



Local notes

970.1 Mur




Dorling Kindersley (2000), 64 pages. $7.00.


Presents a full-color illustrated examination of the customs and traditions of many North American Indians including those of the Great Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes region, far North, and more.


Physical description

64 p.; 10.8 inches

Media reviews

[Concerning the 1995 edition...] This richly illustrated volume provides short, concise descriptions of prehistoric and historic Native American groups that lived in the different geographic regions throughout North America. Every page contains color photographs of objects from museum collections
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to reveal the important components in the daily and ritual lives of these people. ... The book ends with "Modern Times" to demonstrate how American Indian cultures have prevailed despite the odds they have had to face. …
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User reviews

LibraryThing member DHouston
The book is about the Native Americans. It details the different tribes, where they lived, and facts about each tribe.
LibraryThing member rdg301library
This is a great reference book with many wonderful color illustrations of all aspects of Native American daily life, traditions, and culture. It is divided into the different regions of the U.S. and there are two pages each on thirty different topics. The book points out that there are various
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migration theories as to who/when human beings crossed the Bering Strait and began to settle North America.

Appropriate for grades 3 – 7.
Genre: Informational Nonfiction
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