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Easy-to-read text and colorful illustrations and photos teach readers about Paiute history, traditions, and modern life. This book describes society and family structure, hunting, fishing, and gathering methods, and ceremonies and rituals. Readers will learn about Paiute homes, clothing, and crafts such as hunting decoys. A traditional myth is included, as is a description of famous Paiute leader Wovoka. Wars, weapons, and contact with Europeans are discussed. Topics including European influence, assimilation, missionaries, land rights, and the formation of reservations are also addressed. In addition, modern Paiute culture is described. Paiute homelands are illustrated with a detailed map of the United States. Bold glossary terms and an index accompany engaging text. This book is written and illustrated by Native Americans, providing authentic perspectives of the Paiute.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF018040, JNF052020, JNF052040
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2007
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2007-01-01
ISBN 9781591976578, 9781617849138
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 979.004
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 4.8
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 112089
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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