Do All Indians Live in Tipis? Questions & Answers from the National Museum of the American Indian

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Few questions about Indians are too ridiculous to ask. The answers here are well-researched, thoughtful and informative.

 

Do all Indians live in tipis? Is it true that Indians sold Manhattan for twenty-four dollars worth of beads and trinkets? Was Tonto a real Indian? Did Indians really use smoke signals? Do they today? Did Indians wear socks? Do Indians have funerals? Apparently, few questions about Indians are too ridiculous to ask; and for the staff at the National Museum of the American Indian—to answer. The answers to the FAQs here are well-researched, thoughtful and informative, and grouped into the following categories: identity; origins and histories; popular myths; clothing, housing, food and health; ceremony and ritual; sovereignty; animals and land; language and education; love and marriage; and art, music, dance and sports. Anyone who wonders if all Indians live in tipis really needs this book. Written at a level that is accessible to upper elementary students, Written at a level that is accessible to upper elementary students, Do All Indians Live in Tipis? is an essential resource for just about all teachers and librarians. 

 

Author: National Museum of the American Indian

Illustrations: Black and white photos

Binding Availability: Paperback

Published: 2007

Tribes/Ethnic Groups: Various U.S. tribes