By Arnold Marquis
This publication offers simple information regarding American Indians that each vacationer and armchair traveller may wish or wish. half One is a short account of the various diversified tribes within the decrease forty-eight states, detailing their cultures and lifeways, their kin with the government, the pan-Indian circulation, and modern writings and journalism. half deals worthwhile suggestion approximately traveling reservations and information in analyzing ceremonials and dances, procuring paintings and craftwork, and camping out on Indian lands. half 3 is a close, region-by-region consultant to the tribes and reservations, campgrounds, and frequently scheduled events.
Special sections record museums with vital collections of Indian paintings, crafts, and artifacts; organisations drawn to Indian affairs; and courses dedicated to tribal pursuits. there's additionally a gently chosen checklist of readings if you wish to understand extra approximately America’s first citizens.
The booklet is lavishly illustrated with images and maps designed to help the tourist who visits Indian Country.
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In skin color they ranged from dark brown and red to pale yellow. They brought many cultures, many different religions. They spoke different tongues, different dialects, even different languages. In the New World their ceaseless quest for food drove them on, still itinerant hunters and food Page 4 gatherers. They drew together in groups. They learned to eat wild vegetable foods. Some of them learned to cultivate these foodscorn, beans, and squashand settled down to become farmers. Others remained hunters, and some continued to be hunters and raiders until only about two centuries ago.
Though some stayed in certain regions for long periods, others were constantly roaming. Some Indians were sedentaryfarmers like the Zuñis and the Pueblos of the Rio Grande. Some were nomadsthe Navajos, Apaches, Cheyennes, Arapahoes, and Comancheshunting and raiding and warring. Some, like the Kansas, the Omahas, Kiowas, Poncas, and Pawnees, were migrants, moving slowly from area to area. Others were driven out of their regions by more powerful tribes and were obliged to find other places to live.
He sees symbolism in color, in sounds, in rhythms, in artifacts, in myths, in actions. The dance is symbolic. Smoking the peace pipe is symbolic. To Southwest Indian symbols Page 25 some Indians shooting an arrow into the air is symbolic of sending a prayer to the Great Spirit. Some Indian groups use more symbols than others. Symbolism is especially important to the Arapahoes. They apply it even to the most commonplace routines of their lives. They use it in their designs, their beadwork, and particularly their ceremonies.