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Explore Native American Cultures! with 25 Great Projects By Anita Yasuda
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Illustrated by Jenifer Keller Spirit masks, totem poles, tipis, and canoes! Explore Native American Cultures! brings the history of these fascinating people to life for young readers ages 6–9.... More > Using hands-on activities, kids explore traditional Native American daily life, including shelter, clothing, food, tools, and technology. Kids will investigate myths, legends, ceremonies, and celebrations. Projects are simple to follow and use everyday materials that will have kids raiding the recycling bin. The book is packed with fun activities including building a longhouse, making a colorful cornmeal painting, creating a spirit mask, and learning some Native American sign language. Riddles, jokes, and fascinating facts combined with hands-on learning engage kids as they Explore Native American Cultures! Ages 6–9 guided reading level R< Less
Volume 3169, Ion traps --- Iowa Native Americans By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 3169, Ion traps---Iowa Native Americans Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of... More > big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
A Key into the Language of America: The First Book of Native American Languages, Dating to 1643 - With Accounts of the Tribes’ Culture, Wars, Folklore, History, Traditions By Roger Williams
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Roger Williams' guide to the language of the Native American tribes was the first of its kind ever published; as well as linguistic instruction, we receive stunning insights into the culture and... More > customs of the New England tribes. This historic text was written to accomplish two goals: Firstly, it is a practical, instructional guidebook written with the colonial society in mind. Particularly where religious missions are concerned, but also in general, the author feels that colonialists should have a command of Native American languages. Williams passionately believed in peaceful coexistence, and realized that an understanding of the native speech was crucial for this. Secondly, the book aims to promote understanding of Native American culture. What customs the tribes practice, the foods they eat, their marital and social mores, their methods of communicating knowledge, how they regard the many beasts of nature, and how trade and commerce is practiced are but some of the topics Williams discusses.< Less
A Key into the Language of America: The First Book of Native American Languages, Dating to 1643 - With Accounts of the Tribes’ Culture, Wars, Folklore, History, Traditions (Hardcover) By Roger Williams
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Roger Williams' guide to the language of the Native American tribes was the first of its kind ever published; as well as linguistic instruction, we receive stunning insights into the culture and... More > customs of the New England tribes. This historic text was written to accomplish two goals: Firstly, it is a practical, instructional guidebook written with the colonial society in mind. Particularly where religious missions are concerned, but also in general, the author feels that colonialists should have a command of Native American languages. Williams passionately believed in peaceful coexistence, and realized that an understanding of the native speech was crucial for this. Secondly, the book aims to promote understanding of Native American culture. What customs the tribes practice, the foods they eat, their marital and social mores, their methods of communicating knowledge, how they regard the many beasts of nature, and how trade and commerce is practiced are but some of the topics Williams discusses.< Less
Native Peoples of North America By Susan Stebbins
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Native Peoples of North America is intended to be an introductory text about the Native peoples of North America (primarily the United States and Canada) presented from an anthropological... More > perspective. As such, the text is organized around anthropological concepts such as language, kinship, marriage and family life, political and economic organization, food getting, spiritual and religious practices, and the arts. Prehistoric, historic and contemporary information is presented. Each chapter begins with an example from the oral tradition that reflects the theme of the chapter. The text includes suggested readings, videos, and classroom activities.< Less
On Some Words Derived from Languages of N. American Indians By James Hammond Trumbull
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James Hammond Trumbull was a famous 19th century American scholar and philologist who studied North American native languages. This paper, originally published in 1872, discusses several words in... More > English that were borrowed from American aboriginal languages of that era. Trumbull demonstrates an amazing breadth of scholarship, citing examples from a number of aboriginal languages - some of which are already extinct. Although written over a hundred years ago, this article still makes an interesting read and is a first step for appreciating and valuing our endangered and dying native languages - before it's too late! The content of this article (but not the cover) is in the Public Domain. Anybody is free to copy it for any purpose whatsover.< Less
Dictionary of the Sioux Language By Lieuts. J. K. Hayer and W. S. Starring
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The text from this short book was transcribed from an original, limited print run (300 copies) that was made at Yale University for Frederick W. Beinecke, on Christmas day, 1968.
Cherokee Language Lexicon By Mary McLeroy
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This 243 page spiral bound book contains over 3,800 words and phrases that are written in Cherokee, Cherokee Phonetics and English Phonetics. A phonetics (sounds like) chart of the Syllabary that... More > Sequoyah made is also included. An easy way to help learn to speak the Cherokee language.< Less
White Mocs on the Red Road / Walking Spirit in a Native Way By James B. Beard
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To begin to know spirit through the teachings of the ancients. In a time of transition, one begins to look for answers about living that seem to be missing in life. It seems as if the fulfillment of... More > the promise of the American dream is somehow incomplete. One begins to look for something to fill in the missing pieces. Noodin searched for that missing part and almost literally stumbled on the first people of this land. As he began to learn of their continued existence, they led him on an extraordinary path of understanding. These people who he did not even know still existed, continue to have the gifts of a beautiful culture that respects all things. The goal for Noodin then became to find those gifts.< Less
White Mocs on the Red Road / Walking Spirit in a Native Way By James B. Beard
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To begin to know spirit through the teachings of the ancients. In a time of transition, one begins to look for answers about living that seem to be missing in life. It seems as if the fulfillment of... More > the promise of the American dream is somehow incomplete. One begins to look for something to fill in the missing pieces. Noodin searched for that missing part and almost literally stumbled on the first people of this land. As he began to learn of their continued existence, they led him on an extraordinary path of understanding. These people who he did not even know still existed, continue to have the gifts of a beautiful culture that respects all things. The goal for Noodin then became to find those gifts.< Less

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Inside Secrets Inside Secrets By Joseph Stumpf
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