Introduction To Native North America
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📒An Introduction To Native North America ✍ Mark Q. Sutton
✏An Introduction to Native North America Book Summary : An Introduction to Native North America provides a basic introduction to the Native Peoples of North America, covering what are now the United States, northern Mexico, and Canada. It covers the history of research, basic prehistory, the European invasion and the impact of Europeans on Native cultures. A final chapter covers contemporary Native Americans, including issues of religion, health, and politics. In this updated and revised new edition, Mark Q. Sutton has expanded and improved the existing text as well as adding a new case study, updated the text with new research, and included new perspectives, particularly those of Native peoples. Featuring case studies of several tribes, as well as over 60 maps and images, An Introduction to Native North America is an indispensable tool to those studying the history of North America and Native Peoples of North America. .
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📒A Call To Action ✍ Curry Malott
✏A Call to Action Book Summary : "A Call to Action" challenges current and future teachers to take seriously the philosophical implications of being an educator on land indigenous to a particular human group with both Native and non-Native students. Readers are introduced to the interrelated histories of education, philosophy, and Native and non-Native peoples in North America. These discussions point to the advancement of a critical pedagogy for Native North America. This book should be read by any teacher or student who is or will be involved with cultural studies, especially in the area of Native Americans.
📒Prehistory Of North America ✍ Mark Sutton
✏Prehistory of North America Book Summary : A Prehistory of North America covers the ever-evolving understanding of the prehistory of North America, from its initial colonization, through the development of complex societies, and up to contact with Europeans. This book is the most up-to-date treatment of the prehistory of North America. In addition, it is organized by culture area in order to serve as a companion volume to “An Introduction to Native North America.” It also includes an extensive bibliography to facilitate research by both students and professionals.
📒Native North America ✍ Larry J. Zimmerman
✏Native North America Book Summary : Presents a brief history of Native Americans, and features a region-by-region exploration of individual culture areas, discussing spiritual observances, the powwow, oral storytelling, rites of passage, plant rituals, the drum, the ghost dance, dreams, and the challenges of modern life.
📒Tobacco Use By Native North Americans ✍ Joseph C. Winter
✏Tobacco Use by Native North Americans Book Summary : Recently identified as a killer, tobacco has been the focus of health warnings, lawsuits, and political controversy. Yet many Native Americans continue to view tobacco-when used properly-as a life-affirming and sacramental substance that plays a significant role in Native creation myths and religious ceremonies. This definitive work presents the origins, history, and contemporary use (and misuse) of tobacco by Native Americans. It describes wild and domesticated tobacco species and how their cultivation and use may have led to the domestication of corn, potatoes, beans, and other food plants. It also analyzes many North American Indian practices and beliefs, including the concept that Tobacco is so powerful and sacred that the spirits themselves are addicted to it. The book presents medical data revealing the increasing rates of commercial tobacco use by Native youth and the rising rates of death among Native American elders from lung cancer, heart disease, and other tobacco-related illnesses. Finally, this volume argues for the preservation of traditional tobacco use in a limited, sacramental manner while criticizing the use of commercial tobacco. Contributors are: Mary J. Adair, Karen R. Adams, Carol B. Brandt, Linda Scott Cummings, Glenna Dean, Patricia Diaz-Romo, Jannifer W. Gish, Julia E. Hammett, Robert F. Hill, Richard G. Holloway, Christina M. Pego, Samuel Salinas Alvarez, Lawrence A Shorty, Glenn W. Solomon, Mollie Toll, Suzanne E. Victoria, Alexander von Garnet, Jonathan M. Samet, and Gail E. Wagner.
📒I The Song ✍ Adolph L. Soens
✏I the song Book Summary : "I, the Song" is an introduction to the rich and complex classical North American poetry that grew of and reflects Indian life before the European invasion. No generalization can hold true for all the classical poems of North American Indians. They spring from thirty thousand years of experience, five hundred languages and dialects, and ten linguistic groups and general cultures. But the poems from these different cultures and languages belong to poetry unified by similar experiences and a shared continent. Built on early transcriptions of Native American "songs" and arranged by subject, these poems are informed by additional context that enables readers to appreciate more fully their imagery, their cultural basis, and the moment that produced them, They let us look at our continent through the eyes of a wide range of people: poets, hunters, farmers, holy men and women, and children. This poetry achieved its vividness, clarity, and intense emotional power partly because the singers made their poems for active use as well as beauty and also because they made them for singing or chanting, rather than isolated reading. Most strikingly, classical North American Indian poetry brings us flashes of timeless vision and absolute perception: a gulfs wing red over the dawn; snow-capped peaks in the moonlight; a death song. Flowing beneath them is a powerful current: the urge to achieve a selfless attention to the universe and a determination to see and delight in that universe on its own terms.
📒Native North American Religious Traditions ✍ Jordan D. Paper
✏Native North American Religious Traditions Book Summary : Provides an overview of and introduction to the representative religious traditions of Native North American Indians.
📒Native North America ✍ Patricia Monture-Angus
✏Native North America Book Summary : A collection of essays on art and ethics in North American native cultures describes the struggle among indigenous peoples to overcome the physical, psychological, and spiritual effects of colonialism, assimilation, and racism through artistic expression. Original.
📒The Native Peoples Of North America ✍ Bruce Elliott Johansen
✏The Native Peoples of North America Book Summary : Covering Central America, the United States, and Canada, this book not only provides an introduction to the history of North American Indians, but also offers a description of the material and intellectual ways that Native American cultures have influenced the life and institutions of people across the globe.