eBook Native Peoples of the Americas, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615353658
  • ISBN-13: 9781615353651
  • DDC: 909.049141
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 144 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released July 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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Overview

Rich with photos, maps, and sidebars, Native Peoples of the Americas covers native peoples from the past and present. Readers will learn about early civilizations, languages, religions, arts, and cultures of the indigenous peoples of the United States, Canada, and Middle and South America

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editor's Preface.
Staff.
Table of Contents.
Introduction.
Native Peoples of the Americas.
Key to the Native Peoples.
1: Prehistory.
2: Paleo-Indians.
3: Archaic Cultures.
4: Prehistoric Farmers of Northern America.
5: Early Civilizations of Middle and South America.
6: Traditional Culture.
7: The Arctic.
8: The Subarctic.
9: The Northeast.
10: The Southeast.
11: The Plains.
12: The Great Basin.
13: California.
14: The Northwest Coast.
15: The Plateau.
16: The Southwest.
17: Middle America.
18: Central America and the Northern Andes.
19: The Central Andes.
20: The Rainforest.
21: Marginal Regions.
22: Social and Political Organization.
23: Language.
24: Religion.
25: Arts.
26: Sports and Games.
27: Life after European Contact.
28: United States.
29: Canada.
30: Middle and South America.
31: Native America Today.
32: Reservations and Urban Indians.
33: Sovereignty and Activism.
34: Economic Development.
35: Cultural Preservation.
36: Contemporary Arts.
Further Resources.
Index.