The Nez Perce
Despite four hundred years of warfare, disease, poverty, and other hardships, American Indians have persevered, adapting to modern Western life as they preserve and practice their ancient traditions-language, beliefs, stories, and everyday ways of life. The First Americans books depict the major tribes from their early history to their continuing struggle for survival and dignity. Each book explores the background, lifestyle, beliefs, and present-day lives of these fascinating people. Historical and contemporary photographs illustrate Native American family life. Young readers will come away from these books with a deeper understanding and appreciation of these first Americans.
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