This Land was Theirs

Designed for undergraduate courses in Native North Americans, the text surveys both traditional and contemporary Indian lifeways. Oswalt looks at 12 North American Indian tribes, ranging from the Netsilik hunters of the Arctic Circle to the Natchez farmers of the Mississippi. These groups represent the major culture areas and levels of socioeconomic complexity among North American Indians. After introductory chapters devoted to pan-tribal issues, the author traces each tribe's story, fromaboriginal life through historical changes to its current place among the native nations.

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  • Author : Wendell H. Oswalt
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Pages : 531 pages
  • ISBN : 9780195367409
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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This Land was Theirs

This Land was Theirs
  • Author : Wendell H. Oswalt
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 16 May 2021
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Designed for undergraduate courses in Native North Americans, the text surveys both traditional and contemporary Indian lifeways. Oswalt looks at 12 North American Indian tribes, ranging from the Netsilik hunters of the Arctic Circle to the Natchez farmers of the Mississippi. These groups represent the major culture areas and levels of socioeconomic complexity among North American Indians. After introductory chapters devoted to pan-tribal issues, the author traces each tribe's story, fromaboriginal life through historical changes to its current place among the

This Land was Theirs

This Land was Theirs
  • Author : Wendell H. Oswalt
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 16 May 2021
GET THIS BOOKThis Land was Theirs

This Land Was Theirs examines the traditional and contemporary lifeways of twelve North American Indian tribes. Ranging from the Netsilik hunters who straddle the Arctic Circle to the Natchez farmers of the lower Mississippi River area, the tribes represent each culture area and various levels of socioeconomic complexity among Native Americans. Each chapter focuses on a specific group and culture area, providing students with a detailed portrait of the geographical and cultural adaptations of that region. As he has done

This Land was Theirs

This Land was Theirs
  • Author : Wendell H. Oswalt,Wendell Henry Oswalt,Wendell Hillman Oswalt
  • Publisher : New York ; Toronto : J. Wiley
  • Release : 16 May 1973
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Contains chapters on the Chipewyan, the Caribou and Kuskowagamiut Eskimos and the Tlingit.

This Land Is Their Land

This Land Is Their Land
  • Author : David J. Silverman
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 05 November 2019
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Ahead of the 400th anniversary of the first Thanksgiving, a new look at the Plymouth colony's founding events, told for the first time with Wampanoag people at the heart of the story. In March 1621, when Plymouth's survival was hanging in the balance, the Wampanoag sachem (or chief), Ousamequin (Massasoit), and Plymouth's governor, John Carver, declared their people's friendship for each other and a commitment to mutual defense. Later that autumn, the English gathered their first successful harvest and lifted the

Indian Nations of Wisconsin

Indian Nations of Wisconsin
  • Author : Patty Loew
  • Publisher : Wisconsin Historical Society
  • Release : 30 June 2013
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From origin stories to contemporary struggles over treaty rights and sovereignty issues, Indian Nations of Wisconsin explores Wisconsin's rich Native tradition. This unique volume—based on the historical perspectives of the state’s Native peoples—includes compact tribal histories of the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, Oneida, Menominee, Mohican, Ho-Chunk, and Brothertown Indians. Author Patty Loew focuses on oral tradition—stories, songs, the recorded words of Indian treaty negotiators, and interviews—along with other untapped Native sources, such as tribal newspapers, to present

American Indian History

American Indian History
  • Author : Camilla Townsend
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 20 April 2009
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This Reader from the Uncovering the Past series provides a comprehensive introduction to American Indianhistory. Over 60 primary documents allow the voices of natives toilluminate the American past Includes samples of native languages just above the fulltranslations of particular texts Provides comprehensive introductions and headnotes, as well asimages, an extensive bibliography, and suggestions for furtherresearch Includes such texts as a decoded Maya inscription, letterswritten during the French and Indian War on the distribution ofsmall pox blankets, and a diatribe by General

Native American Architecture

Native American Architecture
  • Author : Peter Nabokov,Robert Easton
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 25 October 1990
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For many people, Native American architecture calls to mind the wigwam, tipi, iglu, and pueblo. Yet the richly diverse building traditions of Native Americans encompass much more, including specific structures for sleeping, working, worshipping, meditating, playing, dancing, lounging, giving birth, decision-making, cleansing, storing and preparing food, caring for animals, and honoring the dead. In effect, the architecture covers all facets of Indian life. The collaboration between an architect and an anthropologist, Native American Architecture presents the first book-length, fully illustrated

Changes in the Land

Changes in the Land
  • Author : William Cronon
  • Publisher : Hill and Wang
  • Release : 01 April 2011
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Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize Changes in the Land offers an original and persuasive interpretation of the changing circumstances in New England's plant and animal communities that occurred with the shift from Indian to European dominance. With the tools of both historian and ecologist, Cronon constructs an interdisciplinary analysis of how the land and the people influenced one another, and how that complex web of relationships shaped New England's communities.