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Title:
Do all Indians live in tipis? : questions and answers from the National Museum of the American Indian / by Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian ; foreword: Kevin Gover, Director of the National Museum of the American Indian, introduction to first edition: Wilma Mankiller, Former Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.
Call Number:
j970.1 DO 2017
Publication Date:
[2017]
Edition:
Revised edition.
Publisher:
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, [2017]
Physical Description:
xvi, 256 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents:
Identity -- Origins and histories -- Popular myths -- Clothing, housing, food, and health -- Ceremony and ritual -- Sovereignty -- Animals and land -- Language and education -- Love and marriage -- Art, music, dance, and sports.
Summary:
"Debunking common myths and providing information about everything from katsina dolls to casinos and Pocahontas to powwows, Native staff members at the National Museum of the American Indian have handled a wide array of questions over the years. This book presents nearly 100 of their answers. This accessible and informative book counters deeply embedded stereotypes while providing a lively introduction to diverse Native histories and contemporary cultures "-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1853375
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