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Introduction to Native North America, An, 4th Edition

By Mark Q. Sutton

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Sep 30, 2011

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Native Peoples of North America.

 

An Introduction to Native North America provides a basic introduction to the native peoples of North America, including both the United States and Canada.


It covers the history of research, basic prehistory, the European invasion and the impact of Europeans on Native cultures.  Additionally, much of the book is written from the perspective of the ethnographic present, and the various cultures are described as they were at the specific times noted in the text.

 

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Table of Contents

Found in this section:

1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Comprehensive Table of Contents

 

1. Brief Table of Contents

Preface  ix

1      Introduction 

2      European Invasion  24

3      Native Peoples of the Arctic  44

4      Native Peoples of the Subarctic  82

5      Native Peoples of the Plateau  102

6      Native Peoples of the Northwest Coast  123

7      Native Peoples of the Great Basin  151

8         Native Peoples of California  177

9      Native Peoples of the Southwest  202

10    Native Peoples of the Plains  258

11    Native Peoples of the Northeast  298

12    Native Peoples of the Southeast  334

13    Contemporary Issues  368

Other Issues  377

Internet Resources for Materials on Native Americans  378

Glossary  379

References and Suggested Readings  382

Index  404

 

 

2. Comprehensive Table of Contents

 

Preface  ix

     Introduction 

The Geography of North America  1

Culture Areas  4

Native North Americans  5

A Brief History of Research on Native North Americans  12

SIDELIGHT: The Domesticated “Wilderness”  15

A General Prehistory of North America  16

SIDELIGHT: Weapons and Hunting Technologies  20

SIDELIGHT: The Practice of Scalping  ??

2      European Invasion  24

The Norse Discovery  24

Columbus and the Early Exploration of North America  25

European Colonies in North America  26

Governmental Policies Toward Native Americans  28

The Cultural and Biological Impacts of European Intrusion  36

SIDELIGHT: European Disease in the New World  37

The Spanish Mission System  38

The Fur Trade  41

SIDELIGHT: Native Tobacco: Then and Now  42

3      Native Peoples of the Arctic  44

Geography and Environment  46

A Basic Prehistory of the Arctic  48

A Brief History of Ethnographic Research  50

A Broad Portrait of Arctic Groups  51

SIDELIGHT: Arctic Art  61

Learn More About Contemporary Arctic Peoples  62

4      Native Peoples of the Subarctic  82

Geography and Environment  82

A Basic Prehistory of the Subarctic  83

A Brief History of Ethnographic Research  86

A Broad Portrait of Subarctic Groups  86

Learn More About Contemporary Subarctic Peoples  92

5      Native Peoples of the Plateau  102

Geography and Environment  102

A Basic Prehistory of the Plateau  104

A Brief History of Ethnographic Research  106

A Broad Portrait of Plateau Groups  107

SIDELIGHT: The Modoc War  108

Learn More About Contemporary Plateau Peoples  112

VIP PROFILE: Chief Joseph  116

6      Native Peoples of the Northwest Coast  123

Geography and Environment  123

A Basic Prehistory of the Northwest Coast  125

A Brief History of Ethnographic Research  128

A Broad Portrait of Northwest Coast Groups  129

SIDELIGHT: Art of the Northwest Coast  136

VIP PROFILE: Chief Seathl  138

Learn More About Contemporary Northwest Coast Peoples  139

7      Native Peoples of the Great Basin  151

Geography and Environment  151

A Basic Prehistory of the Great Basin  153

VIP PROFILE: Sarah Winnemucca, Northern Paiute Leader  156

A Brief History of Ethnographic Research  158

A Broad Portrait of Great Basin Groups  159

SIDELIGHT: The Ghost Dance Religion  164

Learn More About Contemporary Great Basin Peoples  167

8         Native Peoples of California  177

Geography and Environment  178

A Basic Prehistory of California  178

A Brief History of Ethnographic Research  182

A Broad Portrait of California Indians  182

VIP PROFILE: Ishi: “The Last Wild Indian in North America”  184

Learn More About Contemporary California Peoples  187

9      Native Peoples of the Southwest  202

Geography and Environment  203

A Basic Prehistory of the Southwest  204

VIP PROFILE: Geronimo, Apache Leader  209

A Brief History of Ethnographic Research  210

A Broad Portrait of Southwestern Pueblo Groups  211

A Broad Portrait of Non-Pueblo Southwestern Groups  216

SIDELIGHT: The Myth of Don Juan  217

Learn More About Contemporary Southwestern Peoples  219

SIDELIGHT: The Navajo–Hopi Land Dispute  224

10    Native Peoples of the Plains  258

Geography and Environment  258

A Basic Prehistory of the Plains  260

VIP PROFILE: Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa Leader  264

A Brief History of Ethnographic Research  266

A Broad Portrait of Plains Groups  267

Learn More About Contemporary Plains Peoples  276

The Cheyenne: A Plains Case Study  277

The Pawnees: A Plains Case Study  286

11    Native Peoples of the Northeast  298

Geography and Environment  298

A Basic Prehistory of the Northeast  300

A Brief History of Ethnographic Research  304

A Broad Portrait of Northeastern Groups  305

VIP PROFILE: Pocahontas  306

Learn More About Contemporary Northeastern Peoples  312

VIP PROFILE: Hiawatha  315

12    Native Peoples of the Southeast  334

Geography and Environment  334

SIDELIGHT: The Development of the Seminole  340

A Brief History of Ethnographic Research  342

A Broad Portrait of Southeastern Groups  342

Learn More About Contemporary Southeastern Peoples  348

VIP PROFILE: Sequoyah: Cherokee Leader  351

13    Contemporary Issues  368

A Revival of Native Culture  369

SIDELIGHT: Visiting Native North America  370

Native American Politics  370

Tourism  376

Native American Religion  376

The Peyote Religion  376

Other Issues  377

Internet Resources for Materials on Native Americans  378

Glossary  379

References and Suggested Readings  382

Index  404

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