Turtle Island

- The Story of North America's First People

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Turtle Island
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Format:
Bog, hardback
Udgivelsesdato:
12-09-2017
Sprog:
Engelsk
Sidetal:
116
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Unlike most books that chronicle the history of Native peoples beginning with the arrival of Europeans in 1492, this book goes back to the Ice Age to give young readers a glimpse of what life was like pre-contact. The title, Turtle Island, refers to a Native myth that explains how North and Central America were formed on the back of a turtle. Based on archeological finds and scientific research, we now have a clearer picture of how the Indigenous people lived. Using that knowledge, the authors take the reader back as far as 14,000 years ago to imagine moments in time. A wide variety of topics are featured, from the animals that came and disappeared over time, to what people ate, how they expressed themselves through art, and how they adapted to their surroundings. The importance of story-telling among the Native peoples is always present to shed light on how they explained their world. The end of the book takes us to modern times when the story of the Native peoples is both tragic and hopeful.

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Udgivelsesdato:
12-09-2017
ISBN13:
9781554519446
Vægt:
453 g
Dybde:
12 mm
Bredde:
198 mm
Højde:
236 mm
Forlag:
Annick Press
Målgruppe:
From age 12
Format:
Hardback
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Bibliotekernes beskrivelse Discover the amazing story of the Indigenous peoples of North and Central America, from the end of the Ice Age more than 14,000 years ago to the arrival of the Europeans in the 15th century. Full color.

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