Based in part on interviews with notable Native Americans-including Adam Fortunate Eagle, Johnny Bear Contreas, and Waneek Horn-Miller-and featuring removable facsimiles of rare documents from U.S. archives and private collections, this is a powerful you-are-there account of American history as seen through the eyes of the people who were here first. Readers will gain a whole new perspective on the past as they share the outlook of those who view the discovery” of America as one of history's great tragedies. Facsimile documents include:
An issue of The Cherokee Phoenix newspaper from 1828
A seventeenth century map of the New World
President Lincoln's hand-written pardon of 38 Dakota warriors
Top-secret Navajo Code Talker documents from the Second World War
And much more!
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The Native American Experience
Foreword by Dr. Blue Clark
Native Americans have fascinated the world ever since European explorers discovered the Western Hemisphere. The Native American Experience tells their story from migration during the Ice Age to the influence of Native American culture today, examining early Native American tribal history and the turbulent relationship between Native Americans and Western settlers.
The Native American Experience contains a 64-page book with over 200 illustrations and 30 rare and newly researched removable facsimile documents of historic importance, including:
Jay Wertz is the author of The Civil War Experience for Carlton Books and co-author of Smithsonian's Great Battles and Battlefields of the Civil War with Edwin C. Bearss.
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Book Description Andre Deutsch, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0233003126
Book Description Andre Deutsch, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110233003126
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