The Chumash
  • Author : Dorothy Jennings
  • Release Date : 15 December 2017
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 13 : 9781538324516

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Book Description: Who are the Chumash? In this text readers will discover the traditional beliefs and customs of the Chumash Indians of California. Understanding how the landscape of the Santa Barbara Channel region influenced their lifestyles, readers will learn about the resources used by the Chumash, the tools and crafts they made, their homes and villages, and their social structure. The book honors the heritage of the Chumash while appreciating that their culture continues to change with their modern descendants. This text is an excellent supplement to California social studies curriculum.

The Chumash

The Chumash

Author : Dorothy Jennings
Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Who are the Chumash? In this text readers will discover the traditional beliefs and customs of the Chumash Indians of California. Understanding how the landscape of the Santa Barbara Channel region influenced their lifestyles, readers will learn about the resources used by the Chumash, the tools and crafts they made, ...

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Publisher : Univ of California Press
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Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
Genre : Science
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"From islands off the shore of Santa Barbara to the chaparral-covered mountains of the dry inland regions, the land of the Chumash is a storehouse of plants, an area of great biological richness and variety. Living intimately within this land for more than nine thousand years, the Chumash developed an ...

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