Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched America
"Well written, imagery-ridden...A tale of what was, what became, and what is today regarding the Indian relation to the European civilization that 'grafted' itself onto this ancient system.'"
MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE
Conventional American history holds that the white settlers of the New World re-created the societies they had known in England, France, and Spain. But as anthropologist Jack Weatherford, author of INDIAN GIVERS, brilliantly shows, the Europeans actually grafted their civilization onto the deep and nourishing roots of Native American customs and beliefs. Our place names, our farming and hunting techniques, our crafts, the very blood that flows in our veins--all derive from American Indians ways that we consistently fail to see.
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Review: Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched AmericaUser Review - Rachel - Goodreads
Expanded my understanding of Native culture and gave me a greater appreciation of how Native people's truly shaped America. I especially enjoyed the chapters on language and place names. Wish I had ... Read full review
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