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ERIC Number: ED011219
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 94
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
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KNOW YOUR NEVADA INDIANS.
POEHLMAN, CHARLES H.; AND OTHERS
THIS PUBLICATION PRESENTS THE RESULTS OF A STUDY OF THE SOCIOCULTURAL BACKGROUNDS OF THE PAIUTE, WASHOE, AND SHOSHONE INDIANS OF NEVADA. INCLUDED ARE AN OUTLINE OF GENERAL PROBLEMS PERTAINING TO INDIAN EDUCATION, SOME DISTINCT CULTURAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE DOMINANT NON-INDIAN SOCIETY AND THE INDIAN SOCIETY, AND THE PREHISTORIC ASPECTS OF THE DESERT CULTURE IN THE GREAT BASIN. NEVADA INDIANS ARE DISCUSSED WITH RESPECT TO HOME AND FAMILY, RELIGION, ECONOMY, EDUCATION, HEALTH, LAW, AND GOVERNMENT. MAPS, TABLES, AND CHARTS SUMMARIZE INFORMATION ABOUT NEVADA INDIAN TRIBES, POPULATION DISTRIBUTION, ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES AND REGIONS, INDIAN TRIBAL DIVISIONS OF WESTERN NORTH AMERICA, CAUSES OF DEATH AMONG NEVADA INDIANS, AND INDIAN RESERVATIONS IN NEVADA. THE DOCUMENT ALSO INCLUDES A BIBLIOGRAPHY. (RB)
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Education Level: N/A
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nevada State Dept. of Education, Carson City.
Identifiers: Nevada (Carson City); Northern Paiute (Tribe); Shoshone (Tribe); Southern Paiute (Tribe); Washoe (Tribe)