|| AMERICA'S FASCINATING
The First Americans: Their Customs, Art,
History and How They Lived
*Up-to-date information on contemporary events' the renais-sance
of Indian art, the renewed interest in tribal
customs, the achievements of Indian artists.
* More than 700 illustrations, including meticulous reconstructions
of village life; photos of rare artifacts,
original illustrations of tribal rituals, skills, and crafts.
* Eminent historical figures- Sacajawea, Sequoyah, Geronimo,
Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, Chief Joseph, Osceola, and more.
* Full color maps of tribal boundaries, language groups, and
| In today's hectic society the life of these vigorous
people who once filled the land often seems to
have vanished. But look more closely. Look at our way of life,
our history and you'll find the rich
legacy of the Native American. Meet these men and women, the memory
of whom still haunts
America and get acquainted with an integral part of our heritage -
in this honest and informative celebration of the American Indian.
Chief Consultant; Stanley A. Freed, Ph.D.,
Curator; Department of Anthropology
The American Museum of Natural History