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Encyclopedia of the American Indian, Hardback Book

Encyclopedia of the American Indian Hardback

Part of the National Geographic Kids series


American Indian customs, stories, and history come to life in this important and authoritative reference, artfully designed and packaged for kids and students. More than 160 tribes are featured in this fantastic new encyclopaedia, which presents a comprehensive overview of the history of North America's Native peoples.

From the Apache to the Zuni, readers will learn about each tribe's history, traditions, and culture, including the impact of European expansion across the land and how tribes live today.

Features include maps of ancestral lands; timelines of important dates and events; fact boxes for each tribe; bios of influential American Indians such as Sitting Bull; sidebars on daily life, homes, food, clothing, jewellery, and games; Did You Know facts with photographs; and traditional Native stories.

The design is compelling and colourful, packed with full-colour photographs. To help give kids the lay of the land, this reference is arranged by region, and all federally recognised tribes are included.

Tribal members representing each region and experts at the National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian Institution were involved in its creation.

With nothing comparable available, it is sure to be a valuable resource for kids, students, librarians, and families.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: National Geographic Kids
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: People & places (Children's/YA)
  • ISBN: 9781426334535
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