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English - book pages - ISBN-10: 1617849073 - ISBN-13: 9781617849077

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Easy-to-read text and colorful illustrations and photos teach readers about Cahuilla history, traditions, and modern life. This book describes society and family structure, hunting and gathering methods, and ceremonies and rituals. Readers will learn about Cahuilla homes, clothing, and crafts such as pottery and baskets. A traditional myth is included, as are descriptions of famous Cahuilla leaders Chief Cabezon and Juan Antonio and American poet and novelist Helen Hunt Jackson. Wars, weapons, and contact with Europeans are discussed. Topics including European influence, assimilation, missionaries, the formation of reservations, and federal recognition are also addressed. In addition, modern Cahuilla culture and still-celebrated traditions including fiestas are introduced. Cahuilla homelands are illustrated with a detailed map of the United States. Bold glossary terms and an index accompany engaging text. This book is written and illustrated by Native Americans, providing authentic perspectives of the Cahuilla.

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Sarah Johnson

Very good book...U will get to understand him so much better.

Samantha Craig

Good book this is my3 time read it love

John Ivan

Incredible This book took over my life and I could not put it down.

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