An Introduction to Native North America Pearson eText

Author: Mark Q. Sutton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317347218
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An Introduction to Native North America provides a basic introduction to the native peoples of North America, including both the United States and Canada. It covers the history of research, basic prehistory, the European invasion and the impact of Europeans on Native cultures. Additionally, much of the book is written from the perspective of the ethnographic present, and the various cultures are described as they were at the specific times noted in the text. Teaching and Learning Experiences: Improve Critical Thinking - An Introduction to Native North America provides internet resources for students to supplement reading material, and contains an extensive bibliography to aid in their research. Engage Students - An Introduction to Native North America highlights important individuals in "VIP Profile" mini-biographies, and contains "Sidelights" throughout the text which provides short explanations of interesting aspects of native culture. Support Instructors - Teaching your course just got easier! You can create a Customized Text or use our Instructor's Manual, Electronic "MyTest" Test Bank or PowerPoint Presentation Slides. Plus, An Introduction to Native North America's organization was designed to be used in conjunction with the Handbook of North American Indians, published by the Smithsonian Institution.

An Introduction to Native North America

Author: Mark Q. Sutton
Publisher: Boston ; Toronto : Allyn and Bacon
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""An Introduction to Native North America" provides a basic introduction to the Native Peoples of North America, including both Eskimos and Indians." Beginning with a discussion of the geography of North America, this excellent book delves into the history of research, basic prehistory, the European invasion, and the impact of Europeans on Native cultures. A final chapter covers contemporary Native Americans, including issues of religion, health, and politics. Much of the book is also written from the perspective of the ethnographic present, and the various cultures are described as they were at the specific times noted in the book." For anyone interested in anthropology and the history of North America and Native Peoples of North America.

An Introduction to Native North America

Author: Mark Q. Sutton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317219643
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An Introduction to Native North America provides a basic introduction to the Native Peoples of North America, covering what are now the United States, northern Mexico, and Canada. It covers the history of research, basic prehistory, the European invasion and the impact of Europeans on Native cultures. A final chapter covers contemporary Native Americans, including issues of religion, health, and politics. In this updated and revised new edition, Mark Q. Sutton has expanded and improved the existing text as well as adding a new case study, updated the text with new research, and included new perspectives, particularly those of Native peoples. Featuring case studies of several tribes, as well as over 60 maps and images, An Introduction to Native North America is an indispensable tool to those studying the history of North America and Native Peoples of North America. .

Prehistory of North America

Author: Mark Sutton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317345223
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A Prehistory of North America covers the ever-evolving understanding of the prehistory of North America, from its initial colonization, through the development of complex societies, and up to contact with Europeans. This book is the most up-to-date treatment of the prehistory of North America. In addition, it is organized by culture area in order to serve as a companion volume to “An Introduction to Native North America.” It also includes an extensive bibliography to facilitate research by both students and professionals.

Native North America

Author: Larry J. Zimmerman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780333674390
Format: PDF
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Presents a brief history of Native Americans, and features a region-by-region exploration of individual culture areas, discussing spiritual observances, the powwow, oral storytelling, rites of passage, plant rituals, the drum, the ghost dance, dreams, and the challenges of modern life.

Women and Power in Native North America

Author: Laura F. Klein
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 9780806132419
Format: PDF
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Power is understood to be manifested in a multiplicity of ways: through cosmology, economic control, and formal hierarchy. In the Native societies examined, power is continually created and redefined through individual life stages and through the history of the society. The important issue is autonomy - whether, or to what extent, individuals are autonomous in living their lives. Each author demonstrates that women in a particular cultural area of aboriginal North America had (and have) more power than many previous observers have claimed.

Reconfigurations of Native North America

Author: John R. Wunder
Publisher:
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"Seventeen essays highlight contemporary indigenous studies. Primarily for scholarly audiences, the essays reflect indigenous voices and consider Native worldviews while confronting issues such as indigenous identity, cultural perseverance, economic development, and urbanization. Discussions examine mainstream policies that influenced Native peoples in a number of eras and places"--Provided by publisher.

Pottery Techniques of Native North America

Author: John Kennardh White
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press
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Using techniques developed by Cherokee craftworkers, shows how to duplicate seven historic pots and bowls.