Cherokee, The (Watts Library), paper ed

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The Cherokee is a children's book for grades four to seven about the history and culture of the Cherokee from the Indians of the Americas series published by Franklin Watts. Author Liz Sonneborn retells a brief version of the Cherokee creation story but refers to it as a tale. She does include the term Cherokee People use to refer to themselves and discusses their traditional homeland in the American Southeast. The first chapter covers their traditional culture only briefly and describes the Green Corn ceremony as a great feast to celebrate the new year.

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Inuit, The (Watts Library) OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher. The Inuit is a children's book for grades four to seven about the history and culture of the Inuit from the Indians of the Americas series published by Franklin Watts. Author Suzanne M. Williams begins the book with an explanation of the terms Inuit and Eskimo, then goes on to describe a modern Inuit extended family. The remainder of the chapter describes the extremes of Arctic weather and some of the animals and plants that have adapted to Arctic environment.

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Iroquois, The (Watts Library), paper ed OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher The Iroquois is a children's book for grades four to seven about the history and culture of the Iroquois from the Indians of the Americas series published by Franklin Watts. Author Liz Sonneborn begins the book with a chapter on The Great Peace. In this overview of the Peacemaker and the coming of the Great Law to the Iroquois, the author tells one version of the story. The author relies on the standard anthropological viewpoint that the Confederacy was formed sometime between 1400 and 1500.

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North American Indian Music (Watts Library), paper ed

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North American Indian Music is an information book designed to address the general topic of Native American  music for elementary level students. This 2002 title employs the standard survey approach and describes American Indian Nations of the past. Explores the music of various American Indian cultures, discussing the traditional instruments and the history and meaning of some of the songs. Told from the outsider perspective this titles includes an index, bibliography, and colour photos. Guided Reading Level: S

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Omaha, The (Watts Library), paper ed

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The Omaha is a children's book for grades four to seven about the history and culture of this Plains tribal group whose present-day reservation is located in Nebraska. The author begins the book by describing the return of a Sacred Pole to the Omaha community. This Sacred Pole had been removed from the Omaha people and housed in the Peabody Museum by ethnologist Alice Fletcher. The author explains the significance of the pole and how the Omaha people's tribal structure had broken down making the removal of the pole necessary.

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Seminole, The (Watts Library), paper ed

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The Seminole is a children's book for grades four to seven about the history and culture of the Seminole from the Indians of the Americas series published by Franklin Watts. Author Liz Sonneborn describes the Seminole as an amalgamation of several Native Nations including the Creek, Yamasee, Apalachee and others Indians during the 1700s. The Seminole live in the Southeast culture area of the United States. The author provides the standard anthropological description of the cultural practices of these Southeast Indians.

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