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Book Title: Native Nations: Cultures and Histories of Native North America|
The author of the book: Nancy Bonvillain
ISBN 13: 9780138632427
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Edition: Prentice Hall
Date of issue: February 10th 2001
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This basic book for about the North American Indians is organized by region and includes a final epilogue on current issues, helping readers to learn about important tribes in each region by placing them in a geographical context. Aboriginal culture, Native history, and contemporary Native American communities. Includes up-to-date contemporary population and economic data. Canadian examples and data demonstrates that both U.S. and Canadian tribes are important to the overall North American Indian culture. For those interested in Native American History.
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Read information about the authorDr. Bonvillain is an authority on Native American cultures and languages. She is the author of books on the Mohawk language and on the Huron, the Mohawk, the Hopi, the Teton Sioux, the Navajo, the Inuit, the Zuni, and the Santee Sioux and on Native American Religion and Native American medicine. She has written on gender, linguistics, and narrative.
Dr. Bonvillain has written four textbooks: Language, Culture and Communication; Women and Men: Cultural Constructs of Gender; Native Nations: Cultures and Histories of Native North America; and Cultural Anthropology. Her articles have appeared in Anthropological Linguistics, American Indian Culture and Research Journal, International Journal of American Linguistics, Dialectic Anthropology, Papers on Iroquoian Research, and in several collections. She has taught at Columbia University, SUNY Purchase and Stonybrook, the New School for Social Research, and Sarah Lawrence College. Dr. Bonvillain has received fellowships from the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Philosophical Society, and the U.S. Bureau of the Census. Her fieldwork has been with the Navajo and on the Akwesasne Mohawk Reserve.