Native tribes of California and the Southwest /

by Johnson, Michael; Yenne, Bill.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Johnson, Michael, Native tribes of North America: Publisher: Milwaukee, Wis. : World Almanac Library, 2004Edition: North American ed.Description: 64 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0836856090 :.Title notes: $31.93 2-2004BRA YA $31.93 5/25/2004Subject(s): Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- History -- Juvenile literature | Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature | Indians of North America -- California -- History -- Juvenile literature | Indians of North America -- California -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature | Indians of North America -- Southwest, New | Indians of North America -- CaliforniaSummary: An introduction to the history, culture, and people of the many Indian tribes that inhabited the region from northern California through the states of New Mexico and Arizona and adjacent parts of Mexico and Texas.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Covering the Native peoples of present-day California (which has the largest Indian population of any U.S. state), New Mexico, and Arizona, plus the peoples of the adjacent regions of Texas and Mexico, this volume introduces readers to a broad range of tribal cultures, including numerous pueblo-dwelling cultures, that have both fed and drawn from the Spanish and Anglo people who fought over -- and eventually settled into -- this area. Book jacket.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 59) and index.

An introduction to the history, culture, and people of the many Indian tribes that inhabited the region from northern California through the states of New Mexico and Arizona and adjacent parts of Mexico and Texas.

$31.93 2-2004

BRA YA $31.93 5/25/2004

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 4)
  • Tribal Names (p. 11)
  • Tribes of California and the Southwest (p. 12)
  • Apache (p. 12)
  • Maidu (p. 22)
  • Miwok (Me-wuk) (p. 24)
  • Pima and Papago (p. 26)
  • Pomo (p. 28)
  • Navajo (p. 30)
  • Pueblo Dwellers (p. 33)
  • Yuman Tribes (p. 46)
  • Yurok (p. 49)
  • Other Tribes (p. 50)
  • Glossary (p. 58)
  • Museums (p. 59)
  • Further Reading (p. 59)
  • Index of Tribes (p. 60)

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