An updated version of this award-winning set (originally published in 1998) will offer in-depth historical, cultural, and current information on 107 Native American groups. Organized by region; each entry will feature a locator map, a fact box (origin of name, location, population, language family), a chronology, and information under the following subheads: introduction, history, religion, language, buildings, subsistence, clothing and adornment, healing practices, customs, oral literature, current tribal issues, and short biographies.
This title brings together a vast array of information on these tribes that allows for a holistic of each group.
"The reading level of the text is accessible for a wide range of users, making this set a good purchase for schools or public libraries with students doing moderate to serious research on Native American tribes."
--Booklist, October 2012
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