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Native American Cultures   Tags: culture, elementary, maikis, native_americans, pond, social, studies  

Resources to assist in the exploration of Native Americans and history for student reports and projects
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Library Data Bases

  • American Indian History Online, Facts on File
    Reference materials for subjects such as history, science, literature, geography, health, and more.
  • World Book
    Online encyclopedia with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and web sites.
  • Searchasaurus
    Integrated service that provides reference databases, subscription management, online journals, and more.
  • Culture Grams
    Explore Native American Tribes by States


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There are many books on Native American People which can be found in the library.  You can find many of these resources in the 970 section of the nonfiction books.

North American Indian (Eyewitness Books Series) by David S. Murdoch: Book Cover      Native Americans by Judy Alter: Book Cover      

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    Books of Interest

    Eyewitness Books
    North American Indians 
                Murdoch, David. North American Indian. New York: Dorling Kindesley Limited, London, 1995. Print.
                 An overview of North American Indian Tribes.

    World Book 
             Plains Indians  
                Hayden, Kate. Plains Indians. Chicago: World Book Inc, 1997. Print. Information on Plains Indians 
                Discribes the dwellings, family life, food, and customs of the Plains Indians.  Includes craft projects and activities.

    Desert Dwellers  Native People of the American Southwest Warren
    Scott C. Desert Dwellers: Native People of the American Southwest. Vancouver: Raincoat Books, 1997. Print.
               Discusses the social life and customs of Southwestern  U.S. Indian Tribes.

    How would you Survive as an American Indian?
              Steedman, Scott. How Would You Survive as an American Indian? New York: Franklin  Watts, 1995. Print.
    Describes everyday life and customs of various Plains  Indian tribes during the 18th and 19th centuries in North America.


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