American Indian almanac

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World Pub. Co., 1971 - Reference - 494 pages
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Probes the origins, customs, diverse cultures, weapons, religious beliefs and daily life of the early North American Indians

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This book relies heavily on many of the classic, discredited racial tropes about Native Americans as "savages" and "war-like" people. This is probably because Terrell draws almost all of his ... Read full review

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It is a really good book if you can get past the constant harking of how terrible and horrible the white man was. After a while I started to laugh everytime I read it. The worse thing is that shortly ... Read full review

Contents

Visitors at Blackwater Draw
7
Strange Exodus
14
Silent Towns
20
earliest population estimates
27
The People Called Pueblos
33
language groups in part one
36
Big Towns of the Pecos
42
Four Strangers
48
the Men
229
language groups in part five
231
Yellow Earth and Red Earth
237
People in the Middle
243
part
252
Arteries of Life on Earth
258
the White Indians
264
Seven Council Fires
270

A Strange Kind of Thunder
54
Dates to Remember
62
part
68
Unknown Voyagers
74
Calusa Cousins
81
They All Stay Together
87
earliest population estimates
93
Keeper of the Morgue
97
Cabeza de Vaca
105
some indian place names
111
part three
117
A Broken Family
126
earliest population estimates
133
the Fierce Independents
142
Mistaken Trust
149
Dates to Remember
157
Northeastern Woodlands
161
Riches of the Past
167
Cousins in the Woodlands
175
Dog People
181
Islanders
187
the Fire Nation
193
earliest population estimates
200
some indian place names
208
part five
214
The Rich Land
222
Seduction on Grand River
276
Men of Men
282
part seven
297
Minnies Relatives?
303
Branches from the Main Stem
309
Secure in the Mountains
316
language groups in part seven
322
Our Own Folk
328
Dates to Remember
334
language groups in part eight
357
part nine
365
Speleological Puzzles
373
Paiute of the South
381
Bandits of the Great Basin
387
The Name Indian
393
Babel Along the Pacific
404
The Chinookan
410
The Shoshonean
416
The Takilman
422
earliest population estimates
430
Dates to Remember
436
notes
445
bibliography
455
glossary
467
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