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Daily Life in a Plains Indian Village 1868

Terry, Michael Bad Hand

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ISBN 10: 0395945429 / ISBN 13: 9780395945421
Published by Clarion Books, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1999
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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SIGNED by author, lightly used clean copy, hardcover with dust jacket; book is in excellent condition, no marks or writing, binding tight, dust jacket is bright and glossy, has mild edge wear; tracking confirmation incl. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 011365

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Title: Daily Life in a Plains Indian Village 1868

Publisher: Clarion Books, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author

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More than 130 full-color photographs adorn this handsome re-creation of daily life in a Plains Indian village in 1868. Readers will meet Real Bird and his family, part of a Northern Cheyenne tribe in southeastern Montana. Each member has an important role: Men prepare to become warriors and hunters, while women learn to raise crops and build a home-a tipi-from poles and buffalo hides. The clothes the family wears, from elaborate ceremonial headdresses to colorful beaded moccasins; the foods they eat; the games they play; the crafts and jewelry they make; and the spiritual rituals they perform are among the many topics included. This large-format book, with clear text and informative sidebars, provides a detailed pictorial account of the Plains Indian life more than a century ago.

About the Author:

Michael Bad Hand Terry is a Seminole. He is a historian, a lecturer, and an experienced craftsman who has made Native American clothing and artifacts for films, including Dances With Wolves. An accomplished horse rider and stuntman, he has also appeared in films like The Last of the Mohicans.

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