Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes

Item Id: 5241

This is a comprehensive reference book that discusses more than 150 indigenous peoples of North America, as well as prehistoric peoples and civilizations. From Abenaki to Zuni, this incredible work is organized alphabetically by Native American group. The informative, accessible text summarizes the historical record -such as locations, migrations, contacts with non-Indians, wars - and includes present-day Native American affairs. This revised edition updates tribal histories to the end of the 20th century. The book also covers traditional Indian lifeways, including diet, housing,transportation, tools, clothing, art, legends, and rituals, as well as language families. . . . a first-class, accurate, well-illustrated reference work. - American Reference Books Annual Softcover, by Carl Waldman, Illustrations by Molly Brown, 312 pp., 8 1/2 x 11 with 250 original color illustrations, 11 color maps.