North American Indian

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Knopf, Apr 25, 1995 - History - 62 pages
3 Reviews
Uncover the incredible diversity and rich contributions of Native American culture. This book shows a stunning array of artifacts from New York's American Museum of Natural History: towering totem poles, ornate wooden masks worn by Hopi rainmakers, deadly blowguns used by Florida Seminoles, and more.

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User Review  - Kathryn - Goodreads

We used this in a history unit and the pictures were excellent and a great way to show your children some photo's of artifacts and history related to the Indians. Read full review

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User Review  - Jinjie Ruan - Goodreads

This book is about the local in the North America. In North America there had 10 different cultures. They made different house to suit different environment. Like Plains they built the house like a tent because they hunt the buffalo, but buffalo would migrate, so the tents would easy to migrate. Read full review

Contents

Peopling of the Americas
6
Medicine and the spirit world skull used in Sun Dance
12
The high Plateau Index
38
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About the author (1995)

Lynton Gardiner is a professional photographer based in New York, specializing in museum work. He has photographed for the Metropolitan Museum of Art and is the principal photographer for catalogs published by the Mingei International Museum. His photographs have appeared in several art books.

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