Family life in Native America

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Focusing on family life and culture, this volume on Native Americans of the Northeast woodlands begins with an overview of the geography of the area and the societal structure. Subsequent chapters cover kinship systems, child rearing, material culture, food and farming, spiritual ceremonies and rituals, the introduction of Christianity, warfare, trade, and sovereignty and alliances. James M. Volo teaches physics, physical science, and astronomy at Sacred Heart U. Dorothy Dennen Volo is a math teacher at a public school. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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table_of_contents An environmental geography of the northeast Woodlands -- The structure of Woodland society -- Native American kinship systems -- Child rearing from birth to marriage -- A world wrought from nature -- The bountiful earth mother -- Native American ceremonies and rituals -- The tomahawk and the cross -- Wilderness warfare -- The fur trade -- Intertribal trade and conflict -- Dispossessing the First Nations -- The Indian alliances -- Fighting back : the dark and bloody ground.
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