The National Geographic Atlas of Indian Nations is arranged geographically by region, with an introductory overview with maps and photographs, and additional cultural and historical notes interspersed throughout. Tribes are then organized alphabetically with a short entry on their current locations, language family, history, and interactions with colonizing settlers and governments. A fantastic resource for homeschool families or anyone studying American history. 319 pages, indexed, hardcover.
Atlas of Indian Nations is a comprehensive resource for those interested in Native American history and culture. Told through maps, photos, art, and archival cartography, this is the story of American Indians that only National Geographic can tell.
In the most comprehensive atlas of Native American history and culture available, the story of the North American Indian is told through maps, photos, art, and archival cartography. This illustrated atlas is perfect for fans of Empire of the Summer Moon, Blood and Thunder, and National Geographic atlases, as well as those fascinated with the Old West. Organized by region, this encyclopedic reference details Indian tribes in these areas: beliefs, sustenance, shelter, alliances and animosities, key historical events, and more. See the linguistic groupings and understand the constantly shifting, overlapping boundaries of the tribes. Follow the movement, growth, decline, and continuity of Indian nations and their lifestyles.
ANTON TREUER is professor of Ojibwe at Minnesota's Bemidji State University and editor of the only journal of the Ojibwe language. His nine books include Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask, and two were selected as "Minnesota's Best Read of the Year." He has won many awards including from the National Science Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, the Bush Foundation, and the Guggenheim Foundation.
"...gorgeously illustrated volume...Chock full of historical and contemporary maps, photographs, and paintings, this smart hybrid of art book and textbook is irresistible to leaf through because of the eye-catching images on every page. But Treuer's clear, accessible text is the complementary gem." --Publishers Weekly