Native American Landmarks and Festivals

Native American Landmarks and Festivals
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A Traveler’s Guide to Indigenous United States and Canada
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Artikel-Nr:
9781578596942
Veröffentl:
2018
Seiten:
350
Autor:
Yvonne Wakim Dennis
Serie:
The Multicultural History & Heroes Collection
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

From ancient rock drawings and historic sites to modern museums and powwows, the
Native American Landmarks and Festivals: A Traveler’s Guide to Indigenous United States and Canada provides a fascinating tour of the rich heritage of Indigenous people across the continent. It guides the traveler to 729 landmarks, sites, festivals, and events in all 50 states and Canada. Travelers not only read about the history and traditions for each site, but they also are provided maps, photos, illustrations, addresses, and websites to help further exploration.

Organized by region, this book lets the reader visit sites or choose from a vast array of “authentic” adventures such as dog sledding, camping in a tip, hunting and fishing expeditions, researching the history with the people who made the history, making crafts, herbal walks, building and sailing in canoes, hiking along ancient routes, exploring rock art, and preparing and eating Native foods. Whether traveling by car, plane or armchair, this helpful reference will bring hours of enjoyable discovery.

A state-by-state (and Canada too!) tour of monuments, events, sites, and festivals of Indigenous American history

From ancient rock drawings, historic sites, and modern museums to eco- and cultural tourism, sports events and powwows, the Native American Landmarks and Festivals: A Traveler’s Guide to Indigenous United States and Canada provides a fascinating tour of the rich heritage of Indigenous people across the continent. Whether it’s the annual All Indian Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada, a dog-sledding trek in Arctic Bay, Nunavut, or a rough ride to the ancient Kaunolu Village Site on Lanai, Hawaii, there is lots more to experience in the Indigenous world right around the corner, including …


  • The Montezuma Castle National Monument

  • Trail of Tears National Historic Trail

  • The Red Earth Festival in Oklahoma City

  • The Autry Museum of the American West

  • The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center

  • The Thunderbird Powwow

  • The First Nations Film and Video Festival in various cities and states

  • The Angel Mounds State Memorial

  • The Harvest Moon American Indian Festival

  • The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

  • Canada’s National Aboriginal Veterans Monument

  • And hundreds more!

    Native American Landmarks and Festivals guides the traveler to 729 landmarks, sites, festivals, and events in all 50 states and Canada. Travelers not only read about the history and traditions for each site, but maps, photos, illustrations, addresses and websites are also included to help further exploration. This book lets the reader choose from a vast array of “authentic” adventures such as dog sledding, camping in a tip, hunting and fishing expeditions, researching the history with the people who made the history, making crafts, herbal walks, building and sailing in canoes, hiking along ancient routes, exploring rock art, and preparing and eating Native foods. Organized by region, Indigenous enterprises are included in state and federal parks, including federal and international heritage sites, public and private museums and non-Native events that include Indigenous voice. This convenient reference also has a helpful bibliography and an extensive index, adding to its usefulness. Whether traveling by car, plane, or armchair, Native American Landmarks and Festivals: A Traveler’s Guide to Indigenous United States and Canada will bring hours of enjoyable discovery.

  • Introduction

    Acknowledgments

    Note to Readers

    United States
    1. Northeast
    2. Southeast
    3. Midwest
    4. Plains
    5. Mountain
    6. Southwest
    7. Pacific


    Canada
    8. Atlantic
    9. Central
    10. Prairie
    11. Northern
    12. West Coast


    Bibliography
    Index

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