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The Extraordinary Book of Native American Lists free pdf While Native Americans are perhaps the most studied people in our society, they too often remain the least understood and visible. Fictions and stereotypes predominate, obscuring substantive and fascinating facts about Native societies. The Extraordinary Book of Native American Lists works to remedy this problem by compiling fun, unique, and significant facts about Native groups into one volume, complete with references to additional online and print resources. In this volume, readers can learn about Native figures from a diverse range of cultures and professions, including award-winning athletes, authors, filmmakers, musicians, and environmentalists. Readers are introduced to Native U.S. senators, Medal of Freedom winners, Medal of Honor recipients, Major League baseball players, and U.S. Olympians, as well as a U.S. vice president, a NASA astronaut, a National Book Award recipient, and a Pulitzer Prize winner. Other categories found in this book are: HistoryStereotypes and MythsTribal GovernmentFederal-Tribal RelationsState-Tribal RelationsNative Lands and Environmental IssuesHealthReligionEconomic DevelopmentMilitary Service and WarEducationNative LanguagesScience and TechnologyFoodVisual ArtsLiterary and Performing ArtsFilmMusic and DancePrint, Radio, and TelevisionSports and GamesExhibitions, Pageants, and ShowsAlaska NativesNative Hawaiians Urban Indians Including further fascinating facts, this wonderful resource will be a great addition not only to tribal libraries but to public and academic libraries, individuals, and scholars as well.

About Arlene B Hirschfelder

Arlene Hirschfelder is series editor for Scarecrow's It Happened to Me Ultimate Teen Guides and the author of award-winning nonfiction books concerning Native Americans. Paulette F. Molin is a member of the Chippewa Tribe from the White Earth Reservation. She is the author of American Indian Themes in Young Adult Literature (Scarecrow Press, 2005) and coauthor with Hirschfelder of American Indian Stereotypes in the World of Children (Scarecrow Press, 1999).

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Author : Arlene B Hirschfelder
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
Data Published : 22 March 2012
ISBN : 0810877104
EAN : 9780810877108
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 584 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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