Buffalo Hunt

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Holiday House, Jan 1, 1988 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 52 pages
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More than 30 paintings and drawings by artist-adventurers who traveled West in the 1800s illustrate Freedman's vivid account of the Great Plains Indians' buffalo hunts. Examines the importance of the buffalo in the lore and day-to-day life of the Indian tribes of the Great Plains and describes hunting methods and the uses found for each part of the animal that could not be eaten.

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User Review  - ginarentz - LibraryThing

Buffalo Hunt is a good book that references the ways in which Native Americans used the animal to its fullest. I like how it breaks down the ways of hunting, and all of the uses that each part of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - ryann0423 - LibraryThing

This book discusses all the uses that Native American tribes used the Buffalos for. They used them for food, hunting, tools, clothes, etc. It is very informative of the way life was back then, and it ... Read full review

About the author (1988)

Russell Freedman received the Newbery Medal for LINCOLN: A PHOTOBIOGRAPHY. He is also the recipient of three Newbery Honors, a National Humanities Medal, the Sibert Medal, the Orbis Pictus Award, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and was selected to give the 2006 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture. Mr. Freedman lives in New York City and travels widely to research his books.

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