Native nations coast to coast -- Life in the Powhatan -- Eastern Great Lakes -- Haudenosaunee -- Western Great Lakes -- Anishinabe -- Nations of the plains -- Plains camp life -- Nations of the southwest -- Pueblo life -- Navajo -- California coast -- Northwest coast -- Far north -- Native wisdom -- Glossary and index.
How did the plains nations benefit from the buffalo? How did they use other animals to make warm clothing for winter? This illustrated dictionary introduces the way of life of the early Native peoples who lived on the Great Plains. Themes include: homes, food, clothing, transportation, and hunting techniques.