: WHISPERS FROM THE FIRST CALIFORNIANS :
A story of California's First People : Student's Edition :
"This is a new revised edition of Whispers from the First Californians. In addition to learning about California Indians from long ago, with this addition you will also learn about the California Indians of today. You will learn about their culture. Through their stories, their everyday tools, what they eat. You will be introduced to the Coyote and the Eagle. You will read about the Indian women as they gathered seeds, plants, and acorns in the meadows and forests. Perhaps you will paint a mental picture and visuals an Ohlone Indian stepping into a Tule boat and paddling his way through the marshes hunting for bird eggs. You will see the inside of a plank house in Northern California and watch as a brush home is built in the Great Central Valley. You will almost hear the voices of singers with their clap-sticks as they accompany Indian dancers dressed in beautiful dance regalia."
"You will learn California Indians have leaders not chiefs, doctors not medicine men, Gatherings not Pow-Wows, dance regalia not costumes, songs not chants, and stories not legends or myths. "
All-in-all, you will, upon completing this book, has a much better understanding of the California Indian of the past and present. You will carry this and pass the knowledge on to your family and friends. Most of all, you will be part of the history of California, forever."
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Book Description Magpie Pubns. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0936480092 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1466831
Book Description Magpie Pubns, 1981. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110936480092
Book Description Magpie Pubns, 1981. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Rev Stu. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0936480092