The Plains Indians by Colin F. Taylor

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Written in English

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  • Great Plains,
  • Indians of North America

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8012322M
ISBN 100760706999
ISBN 109780760706992
OCLC/WorldCa38031002

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The Plains Indians book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Fascinating, heavily illustrated study of the life and customs of the P /5. For the Plains Indians, the period from tooften referred to as the traditional period, was an evolutionary time. Horses and firearms, trade goods, shifting migration patterns, disease pandemics, and other events associated with extensive European contact led to a peak of Plains Indian influence and success in the early nineteenth century/5.

First published inRobert H. Lowie's Indians of the Plains surveys in a lucid and concise fashion the history and culture of the Indian tribes between the Mississippi and the Rocky Mountains. The author visited various tribes from toobserving them carefully, participating in their lifeways, studying their languages, and listening to their legends and by: Wishart spans the vastness of Indian time on the Great Plains, bringing the reader up to date on reservation conditions and rebounding populations in a sea of rural population decline.

Great Plains Indians is a compelling introduction to Indian life on the Great Plains from thirteen thousand years ago to /5(4). For the Plains Indians, the period from tooften referred to as the traditional period, was an evolutionary time.

Horses and firearms, trade goods, shifting migration patterns, disease pandemics, and other events associated with extensive European contact led to a peak of Plains Indian influence and success in the early nineteenth century. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of over 3, results for Books: "Plains Indians.

Though this is an excellent visual source (like all books in this series) and the author is a well-known scholar of Native American studies, do not buy this book looking for a thorough history of the tribes and their wars-only the last three pages are used to offer the briefest of outlines of the Plains Wars c.

This book would be very good for someone seeking to learn about the various warrior societies /5(2). Covering the Plains Indians which are the Native Americans most would recognise from Hollywood and TV depictions.

Riding horse-back and hunting Buffalo. This brief book explains their history from the arrival of the white man through to Little Big Horn in and a short period afterwards/5.

The richness and diversity of the costume and lifestyles of the Plain Indians are rarely presented with so much integrity.

Here in 40 carefully researched, accurately and delicately rendered line drawings are the Indians of the Great Plains/5(11). Best Defense 10 best books about how the Plains Indians adapted their mode of warfare We typically think of the Plains Indian warrior mounted, usually on a Author: Thomas E.

Ricks. Book Review: The Plains Indians (by Paul H. Carlson): WW. The Plains Indians, by Paul H. Carlson, Texas A&M University Press, College Station,$ hardback, $ paperback. It is the Plains tribes that have come to typify the term Indian, thanks largely to Hollywood’s portrayal of them.

Feathered war bonnets against an azure Western sky, mounted warriors circling a wagon train or pursuing a Author: Historynet Staff. The Native Americans there underwent (c) a great cultural change when they obtained from the Plains Indians the horse, the tepee, a form of the sun dance, and deerskin clothes.

They continued, however, to fish for salmon with nets and spears and to gather camas bulbs. This historical account tells the plight of the plains Indians from about to which is a sad This book is written from the indian’s perspective and goes into great detail about the US policy toward the native american’s/5.

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The Plains Indians - Paul H. Carlson - Google Books. For the Plains Indians, the period from tooften referred to as the traditional period, was an evolutionary time. Horses and firearms, trade goods, shifting migration patterns, disease pandemics, and other events associated with extensive European contact led to a peak of Plains Indian influence and success in the early nineteenth century.

The Plains Indians. Information adapted from books by: Karen Lowther and Mari Lu Robbins. Created with CAST's UDL Book Builder. In the tribes of the Great Plains, each person had a job. They held strong traditions, which allowed each person to know exactly what was required.

Traditions were taught to the children through oral communication. Societies of the Plains Indians Item Preview remove-circle Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Reprint of v. 11 of Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History, published in 13 pts.

from to Plains Indians or Indigenous peoples of the Great Plains and Canadian Prairies are the Native American tribes and First Nation band governments who have historically lived on the Great Plains and the Canadian Prairies (also called the Interior Plains) in North hunting-farming cultures have lived on the Great Plains for centuries prior to European contact, the region is known for.

A summary of The Plains Indians in 's Westward Expansion (). Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Westward Expansion () and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Plains Indian, member of any of the Native American peoples inhabiting the Great Plains of the United States and Canada.

This culture area comprises a vast grassland between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains and from present-day provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada through the present-day state of Texas in the United States. The area is drained principally by the. For the Plains Indians, the period from tooften referred to as the traditional period, was an evolutionary time.

Horses and firearms, trade goods, shifting migration patterns, disease pandemics, and other events associated with extensive European contact led to a peak of Plains Indian influence and success in the early nineteenth : Texas A&M University Press.

The Plains Indians lived in the area from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and from Canada to Mexico. The most important tribes were the Sioux, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Crow, Kiowa, and Comanche. The plains area was hotter than degrees in the summer, and could drop to 40 degrees below zero with heavy snows in the winter.

"Great Plains Indians is an accessible and highly readable book that is undoubtedly the best overview of the Plains Indians. The use of Native American sources combined with archaeological and historical sources produces a balanced review of 13, years of Plains Indians history."—Mark R.

Ellis, Historical Geography. Incorporating the latest findings of archaeologists and anthropologists, an historian traces the migrations of twenty-seven tribes and charts the evolution and spread of Plains Indian culture From inside the book. Forty carefully researched, accurately rendered line drawings — ready to be colored — depict the traditional costume and culture of the Plains Indians, including the Apache, Pawnee, Crow, Blackfoot, Cree, and many others as they actually existed from the midth through the early 20th centuries.

Full captions. Introduction. 4 illustrations in color on covers. Get this from a library. The plains Indians. [Alys Swan-Jackson] -- Looks at the traditional way of life of the Plains Indians, including farming and hunting, family, art and craft, clothing, housing, and customs and beliefs.

Suggested level: intermediate, junior. For the Plains Indians, the period from tooften referred to as the traditional period, was an evolutionary time. Horses and firearms, trade goods, shifting migration patterns, disease pandemics, and other events associated with extensive European contact led to a peak of Plains Indian influence and success in the early nineteenth : Paul H.

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Page - Pp. Price, $ VI; Political Organization, Cults, and Ceremonies of the Plains-Ojibway and Plains-Cree Indians. By Alanson Skinner. The real beginning of the horse culture of the Plains Indians began after the Pueblo Revolt in when the Pueblo tribes expelled the Spanish from New Mexico and captured thousands of horses and other livestock.

The distribution of horses proceeded slowly northward to the Great Plains, as tribes caught and trained wild horses, stole them from white settlers and enemy tribes, and began to. David J. Wishart is a professor of geography at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

In addition to editing the Encyclopedia of the Great Plains (Nebraska ), he is the author of three other books, including An Unspeakable Sadness: The Dispossession of the Nebraska Indians (Nebraska ).5/5(1). The book opens with a chapter on the "dog days" before horses, when Plains Indians used dogs for hunting buffalo and as pack animals.

Subsequent chapters discuss how they "acquired" Spanish horses and rapidly developed an equine culture that revolutionized their buffalo-based existence and changed economic, social, and inter-tribal Brand: HMH Books. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Francis Haines.

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by arrangement with Salamander Books." Description. The Mystic Warriors of the Plains: The Culture, Arts, Crafts and Religion of the Plains Indians by Thomas E. Mails Used by Kevin Costner as a resource while making the film Dances with Wolves, this classic text is avidly sought after by anyone with an interest in Native American history and the West.

Discover the Great Plains book series Discover the Great Plains is a new series from the Center for Great Plains Studies published in cooperation with the University of Nebraska Press to provide short books of substance on the natural wonders, diverse cultures, history, and contemporary life of the Great Plains.

National Archives, Washington, D.C. The Plains Indians traditionally lived on the Great Plains of the United States and Canada. The Great Plains is a vast grassland at the center of North America, reaching from the Rocky Mountains to the Mississippi River and from southern Canada to the Rio Grande in the U.S.

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