Native American Tools and Weapons

Native American Tools and Weapons

by Rob Staeger

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Overview

The tools and weapons used by Native American tribes were not just functional. Often, these tools and weapons were created during a special ceremony or ritual, so there was a spiritual significance to them as well. Shamans or medicine men would bless such items in the hope that they would serve their owners well. This book discusses the primary tools and weapons made by tribes in specific regions as well as how these tools and weapons were created and used.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422288641
Publisher: Mason Crest
Publication date: 09/29/2014
Series: Native American Life
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 64
File size: 7 MB
Age Range: 6 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction Dr. Troy Johnson 6

1 A Nootka Whale Hunt 9

2 Tools and Weapons of the Northeast 13

3 Tools and Weapons of the Southeast 21

4 Tools and Weapons of the Northwest 29

5 Tools and Weapons of the Southwest 39

6 Tools and Weapons of Central and South America 47

Chronology 56

Glossary 56

Glossary 58

Further Reading 60

Index 62

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