Tools of Native Americans
A Kid's Guide to the History & Culture of the First Americans
Focusing on the inventive history of Native Americans--from tools and technology to cultural achievements--this exploration shows how the first Americans, facing varying climates and unconquered lands, found ways to develop food supplies, shelter, religion, games, and jewelry. With fascinating regional histories, including information on the Arctic tribes that fashioned igloos, the Midwest tribes that discovered copper, and the tribes of the Southwest that learned to cultivate maize and beans, children learn the history of the first Americans by understanding how they made use of their region's natural resources.
144 pp ~ illustrated — ©2006