By R. Kent Rasmussen
Quite a few American Indian tribes are surveyed from precedent days to the 20th century during this reference assortment. The assurance beings with assessment essays at the ten significant cultural/geographical parts: Arctic, California, nice Basin, Northeast, Northwest Coast, Plains, Plateau, Southeast, Southwest, and Subarctic. those are through greater than three hundred alphabetically prepared entries on person tribes. The set concludes with ten appendices: academic associations and courses; gala's and Pow-wows; Museums, documents, and Libraries; organisations, companies, and Societies; Populations of U.S. Reservations; Reservations: US; Reserves and Bands: Canada; Time Line; Mediagraphy; and Bibliography. the ultimate merchandise during this amazing paintings is a accomplished topic index
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16 American Indian Tribes Arctic Farther north, Inuit people were heavily impacted by the intensification of whaling in the late nineteenth century. Scottish and American whalers were active in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait from the 1830’s on, while American whalers had established themselves in North Alaska by the 1880’s and 1890’s. These contacts had a significant impact on the Eskimos. Not only did infectious diseases take a heavy toll in many areas, but also the whalers introduced the Inuit to highly desirable material goods.
Even insects, such as crickets, locusts, ants, and grasshoppers, were collected. In some areas, larvae would accumulate in large mounds on beaches, and these were dried and stored in baskets or grass-lined pits for winter consumption. Hunting was often done by individuals, rather than groups, using sinewbacked bows; in these instances the ability to stalk was more important than marksmanship. Rabbits and insects, however, were hunted in large collective drives that forced game into bush barriers, where they were killed.
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 1998. Keeling, Richard. Cry for Luck: Sacred Song and Speech Among the Yurok, Hupa, and Karok Indians of Northwestern California. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992. Kroeber, Alfred Louis. Handbook of the Indians of California. Reprint. Berkeley: California Book Company, 1953. Originally published in 1925 as Bulletin 78 of the Bureau of American Ethnology, this remains a standard reference work. It includes fifty-three chapters on tribes as well as other general sections.
American Indian Tribes (2 Volume Set) by R. Kent Rasmussen