Family Life in Native America
This volume provides insight into the family life of Native Americans of the northeast quadrant of the North American continent and those living in the adjacent coastal and piedmont regions. These Native Americans were among the most familiar to Euro-colonials for more than two centuries. From the tribes of the northeast woodlands came "great hunters, fishermen, farmers and fighters, as well as the most powerful and sophisticated Indian nation north of Mexico [the Iroquois Confederacy].
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Part II The Indian Family as Villagers
Part III The Indian Family and the Spiritual World
Part IV The Indian Family in Conflict
Part V The Indian Family as Diplomats
Epilogue The Small Wars and Manifest Destiny