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Title:
Everyday life among the American Indians
Author:
Moulton, Candy Vyvey, 1955-
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Publication Information:
Cincinnati, OH : Writer's Digest Books, 2001.
Physical Description:
273 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780898799965
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The portrayal of native Americans and the role they played in American history has been riddled with stereotypes and falsehoods. Moulton attempts to correct decades of misinformation with insightful scholarship on the real story. Includes maps, illustrations, chronologies and reference sources.


Author Notes

Candy Moulton is the author of Everyday Life in the Wild West, as well as seven other books of Western history. In addition to articles and photography published in Time, Wild West, American Cowboy, Southwest Art and The Denver Post, Moulton is the editor of Roundup, the magazine of the Western Writers of America. She lives in Encampment, Wyoming


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Part 1 Government and War
1 Territories and Leadershipp. 8
2 Tradep. 37
3 Wars, Weapons and Treatiesp. 46
Part 2 Everyday Life
4 Family Lifep. 82
5 Foodp. 118
6 Clothing and Accessoriesp. 139
7 Shelterp. 166
8 Transportation, Tools and Equipmentp. 181
9 Medicinep. 190
Part 3 American Indian Society
10 Entertainmentp. 200
11 Languagep. 213
12 Customs and Religionp. 223
Chronologyp. 247
Glossaryp. 255
Bibliographyp. 257
Indexp. 262

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