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Enhanced by 51 illustrations, this eye-opening work tells how Native Americans made fire, teepees, bark houses, canoes, war bonnets, animal traps, fishhooks, arrowheads, wampum, masks, colors, rawhide, baskets, poetry, hats, and moccasins, plus how they courted, married, treated women, walked, bathed, smelled, cut their hair, told jokes, danced, sang, and much more.

Table of Contents

I: THE HOW OF INDIAN THINGS

I. THE ART OF MAKING THINGS

II. HOW INDIANS MADE FIRE

III. HOW INDIANS MADE THEIR TIPIS

IV. HOW INDIANS LIVED IN THEIR TIPIS

V. HOW INDIANS MADE BARK HOUSES

VI. HOW INDIANS MADE CANOES

VII. HOW INDIANS MADE WAR BONNETS

VIII. HOW INDIANS MADE THEIR TRAPS

IX. HOW INDIANS MADE THEIR FISHHOOKS

X. HOW INDIANS MADE THEIR ARROWHEADS

XI. HOW INDIANS CUT DOWN TREES

XII. HOW INDIANS MADE WAMPUM

XIII. HOW INDIANS USED WAMPUM

XIV. HOW INDIANS MADE MASKS

XV. HOW INDIANS MADE COLORS

XVI. HOW INDIANS TANNED BUCKSKIN

XVII. HOW INDIANS MADE RAWHIDE

XVIII. HOW INDIANS MADE BASKETS

XIX. HOW INDIANS MADE POTTERY

XX. HOW INDIANS DREW THEIR DESIGNS

II. THE INDIAN HIMSELF

XXI. HOW INDIANS COURTED

XXII. HOW INDIANS MARRIED

XXIII. HOW INDIANS TREATED WOMEN

XXIV. HOW INDIAN BOYS AND GIRLS WENT TO SCHOOL

XXV. HOW INDIANS WALKED

XXVI. HOW INDIANS BATHED

XXVII. HOW INDIANS SMELLED

XXVIII. HOW INDIANS CUT THEIR HAIR

XXIX. HOW INDIANS PAINTED THEIR FACES

XXX. HOW INDIANS GAVE THEIR GREETINGS

XXXI. HOW INDIANS TALKED

XXXII. HOW INDIANS CRACKED THEIR JOKES

XXXIII. HOW INDIANS DANCED

XXXIV. HOW INDIANS SANG

XXXV. HOW INDIANS PLAYED GAMES

XXXVI. HOW BAD WERE THE INDIANS?

III: DRESS AND ORNAMENT

XXXVII. HOW INDIANS DRESSED

XXXVIII. HOW INDIANS MADE THEIR HATS

XXXIX. HOW INDIANS MADE THEIR MOCCASINS

XL. HOW INDIANS EMBROIDERED

IV: THE FOOD QUEST

XLI. HOW INDIANS FOUND FOOD IN FOREST

XLII. HOW INDIANS COOKED THEIR FOOD

XLIII. HOW INDIANS ATE THEIR FOOD

XLIV. HOW INDIANS MADE THEIR GARDENS

XLV. HOW INDIANS PREPARED FOR THE HUNT

XLVI. HOW INDIANS HUNTED THE BUFFALO

XLVII. HOW INDIANS HUNTED GAME

XLVIII. HOW INDIANS GATHERED MEDICINE

V: CEREMONIES AND MYSTERIES

XLIX. HOW INDIANS TOOK THEIR OATHS

L. HOW INDIANS HELD SECRET LODGES

LI. HOW INDIANS DREAMED OF THEIR TOTEMS

LII. HOW INDIANS MADE MAGIC

LIII. HOW INDIAN WITCHES WORKED THEIR SPELLS

LIV. HOW INDIANS OVERCAME WITCHES

LV. HOW INDIANS TALKED TO ANIMALS

LVI. HOW INDIANS VENERATED THE EAGLE

LVII. HOW INDIANS TAMED ANIMALS

LVIII. HOW INDIANS USED THE CALUMET

VI: STRANGE DANCES

LIX. HOW THE SUN DANCE WAS PERFORMED

LX. HOW THE GHOST DANCE WAS DONE

LXI. HOW INDIANS DANCED WITH SNAKES

VII: WAR AND STRATEGY

LXII. HOW INDIAN TRAILS WERE MADE

LXIII. HOW INDIANS SENT SIGNALS

LXIV. HOW INDIANS TRACKED AND ELUDED THEIR ENEMIES

LXV. HOW INDIANS SWAM UNDER WATER

LXVI. HOW INDIANS SWAM RAN THE GAUNTLET

LXVII. HOW INDIANS WENT TO WAR

LXVIII. HOW INDIANS SCALPED THEIR FOES

LXIX. HOW INDIANS CONDUCTED ADOPTIONS

LXX. HOW INDIANS USED EAGLE FEATHERS

LXXI. HOW THE WAR BONNET WAS MADE AN HONOR SIGN

VIII: FACTS ABOUT INDIANS

LXXII. HOW INDIANS CAME TO AMERICA

LXXIII. HOW INDIANS MADE THE UNITED STATES

LXXIV. HOW CIVILIZED ARE THE INDIANS TO-DAY?

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486217673
Author:
Parker, Arthur Caswe
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Parker, Arthur Caswell
Author:
Parker, Arthur C.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Handicraft
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Industries
Subject:
North American
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Subject:
Ethnic - Native American
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Children's Classics
Publication Date:
19750631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
335
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.83 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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