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The World of the American Indian

A tribal supplement and a cultural map detailing nearly six hundred native American tribes of the U.S. and Canada highlight a photographic chronicle of the history, diverse cultural traditions, and contemporary cultural and political renewal of native American tribes
Print Book, English, 1993
National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., 1993
399 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
9780870449727, 9780870449734, 9780870447990, 0870449729, 0870449737, 0870447998
Foreword / Gilbert M. Grosvenor
I am alive. . . / N. Scott Momaday
Across an Arctic bridge / Jesse D. Jennings
Nomads of the North / David Damas
Woodsmen and villagers of the East / William C. Sturtevant
About language: a richness of words, a Babel of tongues / Wallace L. Chafe
Farmers and raiders of the Southwest / Alfonso Ortiz
Fishermen and foragers of the West / Robert F. Heizer
Horsemen of the Plains / John C. Ewers
The clash of cultures / D'Arcy McNickle
From Wounded Knee to Wounded Knee / Vine Deloria, Jr
Tribal Supplement
Two col. maps on sheet 95 x 83 cm. folded to 16 x 23 cm. inserted
Includes indexes
Includes index