DK Eyewitness: North American Indian

DK Eyewitness: North American Indian

DK Eyewitness Series
by David H. Murdoch
Publisher: DK Publishing
Hardcover, 62 pages
Price: $16.99

Historical Setting: North America

Discover the rich cultures of Native Americans—from the Pueblo-dwellers of the Southwest to the Inuit hunters of the frozen North.

Here is an original and exciting new guide to the fascinating civilizations of North American Indians. Superb, full-color photographs offer a unique and revealing "eyewitness" view of this rich culture.

See:

a necklace made of bear claws • a model of a Blackfeet teepee • a false face made from cornhusks • how fish were trapped in a basket • a Cheyenne feathered war bonnet

Learn:

about the kachina ceremony • why love dolls were important • how turtle shells made music • what's stored inside a parfleche • how pemmican was made

Discover:

the meanings of carvings on a Haida totem pole • what's inside an Iroquois longhouse • what medicine men carried in their medical kits • how a bowdrill works

and much, much more!

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