ERIC Number: ED373948
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
A, B, C's the American Indian Way.
Red Hawk, Richard
This book, recommended for children from preschool through age 8, presents various facts about American Indians and American Indian culture and history. Using the alphabet, the book provides information on the Apache people of the southwestern United States; the Luiseno of southern California; the Modoc of northern California; the Navajo nation, which is the largest tribe in the United States; the Quechan of southeastern California; the Umatilla people who mostly live in the northwestern United States; and the Zuni of New Mexico. Objects representative of American Indian culture are described, including Iroquois false faces, Plains Indian tipis, Plateau Indian drums, baskets, eagle feathers, yei masks, kachina dolls, and traditional headdresses. The book also profiles the lives of famous Indian figures, including Geronimo, Ishi, Pocahontas, Captain Jack, Chief Ollokot, and Chief Joseph. Contains many photographs. (LP)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian History, American Indians, Childrens Literature, Material Culture, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Tribes
Sierra Oaks Publishing Co., 1370 Sierra Oaks Court, Newcastle, CA 95658-9791.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Photographs may not reproduce adequately.