ERIC Number: ED414218
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
The Native American Experience. American Historical Images on File.
Wardwell, Lelia, Ed.
This photo-documentation reference body presents more than 275 images chronicling the experiences of the American Indian from their prehistoric migrations to the present. The volume includes information and images illustrating the life ways of various tribes. The images are accompanied by historical information providing cultural context. The book is organized in five chapters. In Chapter 1, "Prehistory to 1789," groups discussed include the Eskimos, Southwest Indians under Spanish rule, and Eastern Woodland Indians. Chapter 2, "1790 to 1861," includes a discussion of the Five Civilized Tribes, Southeast Indians, and the Indians of the Northwest Coast. Chapter 3, "1862 to 1873," looks at the Santee Sioux uprising in Minnesota, the Modoc War in California, and the Indians of the Great Plains. Chapter 4, "1874 to 1890," covers the Indian Wars on the Great Plains. Chapter 5, "1891 to 1990," presents issues and realities of reservation life, the rise of protest movements,and the revival of traditional Native American culture. A time line chronology is included in the indexed volume. (MM)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian History, American Indian Studies, American Indians, Elementary Secondary Education, Illustrations, Instructional Materials, North American History, Photographs, Social Studies, United States History
Facts on File, 460 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10016 ($165).
Publication Type: Books; Historical Materials; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A