A Kid's Guide to Native American History: More than 50 by Yvonne Wakim Dennis

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By Yvonne Wakim Dennis

Hands-on actions, video games, and crafts introduce childrens to the range of local American cultures and train them concerning the humans, studies, and occasions that experience assisted in shaping the USA, prior and current. 9 geographical components disguise various groups just like the Mohawk within the Northeast, Ojibway within the Midwest, Shoshone within the nice Basin, Apache within the Southwest, Yupik in Alaska, and local Hawaiians, between others. Lives of ancient and modern striking participants like leader Joseph and Maria Tallchief are featured, and the publication is full of quite a few subject matters like first encounters with Europeans, Indian removing, Mohawk sky walkers, and Navajo code talkers. Readers commute local the US via actions that spotlight the humanities, video games, foodstuff, garments, and special celebrations, language, and existence methods of assorted international locations. young ones could make Haudensaunee corn husk dolls, play Washoe stone jacks, layout Inupiat solar goggles, or create a Hawaiian Ma’o-hauhele bag. A time line, thesaurus, and suggestions for sites, books, video clips, and museums around out this multicultural guide.

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He has traveled around the world teaching traditional Native skills and performing with the Dawnland Singers. Mr. Bruchac’s books share true stories about diverse Indian cultures and his Abenaki heritage. The Great Ball Game and Jim Thorpe’s Bright Path are just two of his many books. He has his grandfather’s storytelling talent, and he has been featured at the British Storytelling Festival and the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee. 25 The Pequot The Pequot (PEE-kwot) have lived in southeastern Connecticut for over 10,000 years.

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