|aNorth American Indian|cwritten by David Murdoch ; photographed by Lynton Gardiner.
|a72 p.|bill. (some col.), col. maps|c29 cm.
|aDK eyewitness books.
|aAt head of title: Eyewitness.
|aIn association with the American Museum of Natural History.
|aPeopling of the Americas -- A vast continent -- Medicine, the spirit world -- Far Northeast -- League of Iroquois - - Three sisters -- Mid-Atlantic Seaboard -- Ohio River Valley -- Western Great Lakes -- Settled Southeast -- Five Civilized Tribes -- Great Plains -- The Dakota (Sioux) -- Mandan, Hidatsa -- War and peace -- Sun dance - - High Plateau -- Great Basin -- Californian hunter- gatherers -- Stunning Southwest -- Pueblo peoples -- Apache, Navajo -- Papago, Pima -- Land of totem poles -- Art second to none -- Power of potlatch -- Northern hunters -- Frozen Arctic -- Modern times -- Did you know? -- Who's who? -- Glossary.
|aPresents a full-color illustrated examination of the customs and traditions of many North American Indians including those of the Great Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes region, far North, and more.
DK Eyewitness Books: North American Indian is an original and exciting new guide to the fascinating civilizations of North American Indians. Included are full-color photographs that offer a unique and revealing "eyewitness" view of this rich culture. See a necklace made of bear claws, a model of a Blackfeet teepee, a false face made from cornhusks, how fish were trapped in a basket, and a Cheyenne feathered war bonnet. Learn about why love dolls were important, how turtle shells made music, what's stored inside a parfleche, the meanings of carvings on a Haida totem pole, and much, much more. The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.