Synopses & Reviews
Discover how a game of lacrosse led to a victory for the Ojibwa tribe against the British, find out why the Menominees are called the wild rice people, and meet some of the great heroes of Native America, from Sequoyah and Sitting Bull to Pocahontas. Enjoy the holidays, foods, dances, and stories of these diverse peoples and find the answers to all your questions about Native American history....
Why did the Mound Builders build mounds? See page 14.
What was the Trail of Tears? See page 59.
Why didnt Montezuma attack Cortes men? See page 27.
Who were the Navajo Code Talkers? See page 94.
What was the Alcatraz takeover? See page 107.
What was the Iroquois confederacy? See page 33.
Did all Inuit live in igloos? See page 131.
What were the Mayans greatest scientific achievements? See page 21.
About the Author
LIZ SONNEBORN is the author of many books on Native American history.
Table of Contents
The First American Indians.
American Indians of Mesoamerica.
American Indians of the Northeast.
American Indians of the Southeast.
American Indians of the Plains.
American Indians of the Southwest.
American Indians of California.
American Indians of the Northwest.
Native of the Subarctic and Arctic.
Native Americans Today.
The New York Public Library Recommended Reading List.