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From historic rock drawings to today’s city dwelling, the Native American Almanac: greater than 50,000 Years of the Cultures and Histories of Indigenous Peoples lines the wealthy background of indigenous humans. it's a interesting mixture of biography, pre-contact and post-contact historical past, present occasions, Tribal international locations’ histories, enlightening insights on environmental and land matters, arts, treaties, languages, schooling, activities, and extra. Ten neighborhood chapters, together with city dwelling, hide the narrative historical past, the groups, land, atmosphere, vital figures, and backgrounds of every area’s Tribal countries and peoples. The tales of 345 Tribal international locations, biographies of four hundred influential figures in all walks of existence, local American firsts, awards, and facts are coated. one hundred fifty pictures and illustrations deliver the textual content to life.

The such a lot whole and reasonable single-volume reference paintings approximately local American tradition to be had at the present time, the Native American Almanac is a special and worthwhile source dedicated to illustrating, demystifying, and celebrating the relocating, occasionally tough, and sometimes misplaced background of the indigenous humans of the United States. taking pictures the tales and voices of the yankee Indian of the previous day and this present day, it offers a number details on local American historical past, society, and culture.

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