8 edition of Children of the western plains found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-203) and index.
|Statement||Marilyn Irvin Holt.|
|LC Classifications||F596 .H6835 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||224 p. :|
|Number of Pages||224|
|LC Control Number||2003046050|
From the Back Cover: G. Riggs now invites you to share his secrets of peculiar history, with a collection of original stories in this deluxe volume of Tales of the Peculiar, as collected and annotated by Millard Nullings, ward of Miss Peregrine and scholar of all things peculiar. Reviews 30 From the mists of Krynn's earliest history came the Barbarians. This is due to several causes: the dry climate, which prevents the growth of a grassy turf the fine texture of the Tertiary strata in the badland districts every little rill, at times of rain, carves its own little valley. Although there have been Native American newspapers since the early s, there has been an increase in all types of native periodicals since the s, including academic journals, professional publications, and the first national weekly, Indian Country Today.
Wiser, which happened to be on the floor below. In treating the cowboy life, indeed, it may well be said that truth is stranger than fiction. Here a seminomadic people called the Basket Makerswho hunted with a spear thrower, or atlatlacquired c. I just find western times so interesting.
That Henty aptly combines a compelling and riveting plot with true history is undeniable. Thickly wooded, with a temperate climate and heavy rainfall, the area had long supported a large Native American population. Long before the Europeans arrived, the peoples of the Natchez and Muskogean branches of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic family were farmers who used hoes with stone, bone, or shell blades. They have long been known as Indians because of the belief prevalent at the time of Columbus that the Americas were the outer reaches of the Indies i.
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The Uto-Aztecan branch of the Aztec-Tanoan linguistic stock was the main language group of the area. Nomadic hunters moved with the season from forest to tundra, killing the caribou in semiannual drives.
A Kansas independent historian, Marilyn Holt, has written its initial volume. In this book the Indians are portrayed as extremely cruel and heartless. In a wide-ranging account such as this, every reader will find issues that resonate with his or her own experiences and interests.
The southeastern portion of the Great Plains is the most tornado active area in the world and is sometimes referred to as Tornado Alley. The shaman featured in the religion of many of these people. Adults built schools, organized Sunday schools, and provided church and social opportunities.
Because of the inhospitable environment the cultural development was generally low. Through a series of events that center around some evil forces, they eventually reconnect only to have more tragedy and adventure impact their lives. Holt deliberately casts a wide net for her subject matter.
Comments Copyright by the Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Abstract The small but growing collection of literature on children in the nineteenth-century American West has been expanded with Marilyn Holt's book about youngsters who migrated to the Great Plains during the s.
Many Native Americans left their villages and joined the nomads. One becomes leader of a nomadic pack of hunters and the other befriends a dragon and creates a safe haven for plainsmen.
Their art work, for which they are famed, also included the making of ceremonial items, such as rattles and masks; weaving; and basketry.
Henty's fiction, A Tale of the Western Plains paints a picture of a world all children should know. Its a shame that Dragonlance isn't more popular. The myths of Manitou often called Manibozho or Manabausthe hero who remade the world from mud after a deluge, are also widely known.
They wove baskets, sandals, and bags. Men who spoke out against the Confederacy were arrested, as martial law had been declared by McBride. A perfect gift, reminiscent of classic bookmaking, this beautifully packaged volume features full-page woodcut illustrations, gold foil stamping, a ribbon, and removable back sticker.
The dome-shaped wigwam and the longhouse of the Iroquois characterized their housing. It should be more popular! Loved it that much. In A Tale of the Western Plains the nineteenth century author crafts an exciting adventure story drawing on real life cowboy stories.
I enjoyed the multitude of different characters and their respective personalities.Buy The Story of the Indians of the Western Plains First Edition by Frank Humphris (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
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Stretching from western Texas and eastern New Mexico up 4/5(6). Henty accurately describes the life of the true American frontiersmen -- mining, hunting, lumberjacking, cattle ranching, trapping, fighting hostile Indian tribes, transporting the re In this story, Henty crafts a rousing adventure drawing on real life cowboy stories/5.
Children of the Western Plains The Nineteenth-century Experience (Book): Holt, Marilyn Irvin: Holt's book is the first in a new series that will emphasize the experience of children during different times and at different locales in the American past.
In this book, Holt explores what life was like for youngsters who lived on the Great Plains in nineteenth-century frontier life. Explore our list of Washington (State) - State & Local History Books at Barnes & Noble®.
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Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down. Oct 01, · The tale is one worth reading largely to the sacrifice that men made for women in those days. In some instances within the book, the hero and many others are faced with the situation of saving women and children from a band of Indians, and later two young ladies from a group of outlaws.5/5(2).