This comprehensive guide combines the latest field research with accounts of tribal life to offer a new perspective on Native american history.
This guide combines field research with accounts of tribal life to offer a new perspective on Native American history, culture and ritual. Covering nine million square miles and 25,000 years, it includes: insights into prehistoric early native cultures; information on more than 400 prehistoric sites; and contributions from Native American scholars, poets, and activists.
Table of Contents
The Global Prologue 1 (8)
The First Americans 9 (40)
Spreading Out Across America 49 (40)
Agricultural Imperatives in the American 89 (35)
Harvesting the Eastern Woodlands 124 (27)
Mississippian Transformations 151 (32)
Colliding Worlds: Old and New? 183 (48)
Epilogue: An Enduring Encounter 231 (14)
Appendix 245 (50)
Notes 295 (4)
For Further Reading 299 (8)