Nations of the Southwest (Native Nations of North America) (Paperback)

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The Southwest region was home to some of the earliest inhabitants of North America. The diverse landscapes of deserts, mountains, and rivers provided food, shelter, and raw materials to ancient cultures as well as later groups, such as the Apache, Comanche, Hopi, Navajo, Zuni, and many others. This book uses vivid images and detailed text to describe: - types of dwellings used by various nations, including hogans and pueblos - nomadic and sedentary lifestyles - different methods of gathering and cultivating both wild plants and tended crops - arts and crafts, including the pottery, baskets, jewelry, and blankets for which this region is world famous - family relations and organization - the effects of contact with Europeans and Americans Teacher's guide available.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780778704669
ISBN-10: 0778704661
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication Date: March 15th, 2003
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Native Nations of North America (Paperback)