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Published: 09 November 2000

624 Pages | 32 color halftones

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195138771

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A Native American Encyclopedia

History, Culture, and Peoples

Barry M. Pritzker

This invaluable reference provides a wealth of information about over 200 North American Indian groups in Canada and the United States. Divided into ten geographic areas for easy reference, this work illustrates each Native American group in careful detail. Readers will easily access important historical and contemporary facts about everything from notable leaders and relations with non-natives to customs, dress, dwellings, weapons, government, and religion. This book is at once exhaustive and captivating, covering myriad aspects of a people spread across a continent.