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ERIC Number: ED414212
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 83
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-56417-668-1
ISSN: N/A
Native Americans: Customs, Costumes, Legends, and Lore. Grades 3-6.
Capaldi, Gina
This book offers opportunities for children to discover how the ideals, beliefs, and geographic surroundings of the various Native American tribes shaped their everyday customs. The hands-on individual and group projects are intended to inspire a historical understanding of each tribe. Each chapter provides background information on each group of Native Americans, a retelling of tribal legend, directions for group and individual projects, and a bibliography for additional resources. Also included are reproducible pages showing traditional costumes from each tribe, along with tools and dwellings. The Native American groups addressed include those of: (1) the far North; (2) the Eastern Woodlands; (3) the Southeast; (4) the Great Plains; (5) the Northwest Coast; (6) California; and (7) the Southwest. (EH)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A