An updated version of this award-winning set (originally published in 1998) offers in-depth historical, cultural, and current information on 107 Native American groups. Organized by region, each entry features 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 profile of each group.
Features & Benefits
- Whole volumes worth of new content (18 additional tribes added to the new edition). All the entries were updated. This edition is full color.
- Sidebar boxes on high-interest topics.
- A listing of federally recognized tribes.
- Subject index.
Bibliographies and further reading lists.