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American Indian contributions to the world

Emory Dean Keoke

American Indian contributions to the world

Buildings, clothing, and art

by Emory Dean Keoke

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Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America,
  • Indians of South America,
  • Indians,
  • Indian art,
  • Indian architecture,
  • Indians of Central America,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Clothing

  • About the Edition

    Indian people settled in climates that ranged from the Arctic, where temperatures sometimes drop lower than 50 degrees below zero, to the Amazon Basin, where the weather is hot and rainy. American Indians adapted to these challenges by inventing houses and clothing that were uniquely suited to the climates where they lived, and they developed art that reflected these surroundings. Buildings, Clothing, and Art covers the many contributions that American Indians have made in these areas. It describes how the Inuit built igloos, the American Indians in the Northwest built plank homes, the America.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesBuildings, clothing, and art
    StatementEmory Dean Keoke and Kay Marie Porterfield
    ContributionsPorterfield, Kay Marie
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE59.A67 K46 2005eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination1 online resource (xii, 148 p.) :
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25550004M
    ISBN 100816069700
    ISBN 109780816069705
    OCLC/WorldCa69957872

    Contributions of the American Indian to Civilization” and this indicates its primary orientation. Chamberlin was concerned, as he says, with “the world’s debt to the Red Man, what we owe to the race from whom we have snatched a continent.” The same frame of reference was adopted by a numberCited by: American Indian, member of any of the aboriginal peoples of the Western Hemisphere. The ancestors of contemporary American Indians were members of nomadic hunting and gathering cultures. These peoples traveled in small family-based bands that moved .

    1. India gave the world its first university - Takshashila University As early as B.C., there existed a giant University at Takshashila, located in the northwest region of India. It had lecture halls, laboratories, a library and a towering. Summary. Encyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World is a unique A-to-Z reference to the vast offerings made by American Indians throughout history. More than entries provide a panorama of little-known information about the rich inventiveness .

      Encyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World is a comprehensive resource to the numerous inventions and innovations made by American Indians. While most Americans know the story of Squanto, the Wampanoag Indian who taught the Pilgrims of Author: Emory Dean Keoke.   [Read book] Encyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World: Years of Inventions.


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