Symbols of Native America
  • Author : Heike Owusu
  • Release Date : 10 August 1999
  • Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 13 : 0806963476

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Book Description: Presents three hundred symbols important to Native American tribes and used on everyday and ornamental articles, and describes their origins and meanings.

Symbols of Native America

Symbols of Native America

Author : Heike Owusu
Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Genre : History
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Presents three hundred symbols important to Native American tribes and used on everyday and ornamental articles, and describes their origins and meanings....

Officially Indian

Officially Indian

Author : Cécile R. Ganteaume
Publisher : National Museum of American Indian
Genre : Art
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"Officially Indian : Symbols That Define the United States explores the United States' habit throughout its history of using images of American Indians to distinguish itself from other countries and to define itself for its citizens. Its explorations provide a unique and revealing perspective into the United States as a nation ...

Turtle Island ABC

Turtle Island ABC

Author : Gerald Hausman
Publisher : Harpercollins
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An alphabet book of traditional Native American symbols....

The Element Encyclopedia of Native Americans  An A to Z of Tribes  Culture  and History

The Element Encyclopedia of Native Americans An A to Z of Tribes Culture and History

Author : Adele Nozedar
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Genre : History
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A comprehensive guide to the history, culture, and religious beliefs and practices of America’s native people, The Element Encyclopedia of Native Americans tells the varied and colourful stories of the tribes, their greatest leaders, wars, pacts, and the long-lasting impact that their profound wisdom and spirituality has on the ...

Spirits of the Earth

Spirits of the Earth

Author : Bobby Lake-Thom
Publisher : Plume
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Explores the symbolic meanings of animals in Native American legends...

Turtle Island Alphabet

Turtle Island Alphabet

Author : Gerald Hausman
Publisher : Saint Martin's Griffin
Genre : Social Science
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Presents symbols and images central to Native American culture and urges readers to use the legacy of Native American history to interpret the future...

The Great Confusion in Indian Affairs

The Great Confusion in Indian Affairs

Author : Tom Holm
Publisher : University of Texas Press
Genre : Social Science
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The United States government thought it could make Indians "vanish." After the Indian Wars ended in the 1880s, the government gave allotments of land to individual Native Americans in order to turn them into farmers and sent their children to boarding schools for indoctrination into the English language, Christianity, and ...

Native American Pottery Symbols and Designs

Native American Pottery Symbols and Designs

Author : James P Barufaldi Ph D
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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Photographs and descriptions of Native American Pottery Symbols and Designs from the James P. And Dorothy S. Barufaldi Collection....

Native American Flags

Native American Flags

Author : Donald T. Healy,Peter J. Orenski
Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
Genre : History
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Flags of the Native peoples of the United States proudly display symbols of tribal traditions, art, and culture. In Native American Flags, Donald T. Healy and Peter J. Orenski present an encyclopedic look at the flags and histories of 183 Native American tribes throughout the United States. Listing Indian nations alphabetically, ...

The Element Encyclopedia of Native Americans

The Element Encyclopedia of Native Americans

Author : Adele Nozedar
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Indians of North America
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A comprehensive guide to the history, culture, and religious beliefs and practices of America's native people, The Element Encyclopedia of Native Americans tells the varied and colourful stories of the tribes, their greatest leaders, wars, pacts, and the long-lasting impact that their profound wisdom and spirituality has on the West ...

The Sacred Symbols of Mu

The Sacred Symbols of Mu

Author : James Churchward
Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Occultist James Churchward was obsessed with the lost continent of Mu, home to the original human civilization, after learning of this mysterious and forgotten paradise from an Indian priest, who shared several ancient tablets written by the Naacals, the inhabitants of Mu. Or so Churchward claimed.Here, in this work ...

Native American Painters of the Twentieth Century

Native American Painters of the Twentieth Century

Author : Robert Henkes
Publisher : Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company
Genre : Art
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Color and b & w illustrations accompany descriptions of the work of Native American painters working in contemporary and traditional styles, including major painters recognized as prominent in the mainstream of American art as well as artists who prefer to remain within tribal boundaries. The paintings prove that heritage is an ...