Cahuilla

Cahuilla

Book - 2007
Rate this:

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.

Publisher: Edina, Minn. : ABDO Pub. Co., c2007.
ISBN: 9781591976516
1591976510
Call Number: 970.004 GRAY
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Subjects: Cahuilla Indians -- Juvenile literature.
Indians of North America -- Juvenile literature.
Cahuilla Indians -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Cahuilla Indians -- History -- Juvenile literature.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at GCPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top