The New York Public Library Amazing Native American History: A Book of Answers for Kids

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Wiley, Sep 3, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 176 pages
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Discover how a game of lacrosse led to a victory for the Ojibwa tribe against the British, find out why the Menominees are called the wild rice people, and meet some of the great heroes of Native America, from Sequoyah and Sitting Bull to Pocahontas. Enjoy the holidays, foods, dances, and stories of these diverse peoples and find the answers to all your questions about Native American history....

Why did the Mound Builders build mounds? See page 14.

What was the Trail of Tears? See page 59.

Why didn't Montezuma attack Cortes' men? See page 27.

Who were the Navajo Code Talkers? See page 94.

What was the Alcatraz takeover? See page 107.

What was the Iroquois confederacy? See page 33.

Did all Inuit live in igloos? See page 131.

What were the Mayans' greatest scientific achievements? See page 21.

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Contents

Introduction
1
American Indians of Mesoamerica
17
American Indians of the Southeast
51
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

LIZ SONNEBORN is the author of many books on Native American history.

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