By R. Kent Rasmussen
A number of American Indian tribes are surveyed from precedent days to the 20 th century during this reference assortment. The assurance beings with evaluate essays at the ten significant cultural/geographical parts: Arctic, California, nice Basin, Northeast, Northwest Coast, Plains, Plateau, Southeast, Southwest, and Subarctic. those are by means of greater than three hundred alphabetically prepared entries on person tribes. The set concludes with ten appendices: academic associations and courses; fairs and Pow-wows; Museums, data, and Libraries; businesses, organisations, and Societies; Populations of U.S. Reservations; Reservations: US; Reserves and Bands: Canada; Time Line; Mediagraphy; and Bibliography. the ultimate merchandise during this awesome paintings is a entire topic index.
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The mutual intelligibility of these dialects is the result of the spread of Thule culture across Arctic Canada and Greenland. Population. The Arctic culture area was not uniformly populated. At contact, the region was inhabited by about twelve thousand to fifteen thousand Aleut on the Aleutian Islands, twenty to twenty-five thousand Yupik in southern and southwestern Alaska (including St. Lawrence Island), twelve thousand Iñupiat in northwestern and northern Alaska, nine to twelve thousand Canadian Inuit, and nine to twelve thousand Greenlandic Inuit divided among 140 to 200 fairly distinct societies (or tribal groupings).
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Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of North American Indians. New York: 1841. A recognized classic, including personal observations of Indian ceremonial practices and daily life. Some editions include extremely valuable illustrations, which have gained international fame. Champagne, Duane, ed. The Native North American Almanac: A Reference Work on Native North Americans in the United States and Canada. Detroit: Gale Research, 1994. Davis, Mary B. Native America in the Twentieth Century: An Encyclopedia.
American Indian Tribes (Magill's Choice)(2 Volume Set) by R. Kent Rasmussen