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By Michael Oren Fitzgerald

What used to be it prefer to develop up on this planet of the pre-reservation Plains Indians earlier than the arrival of the white settlers? ahead of our sleek period of tv, games, and pcs how did American Indian childrens stay, examine, and play? during this fantastically illustrated ebook, award-winning writer, Michael Oren Fitzgerald, combines gorgeous photos and easy quotations by means of Indian chiefs and elders to provide an explanation for to modern day adolescence what lifestyles may were like starting to be up at the American plains.
Children of the Tipi includes sections on girls and boys at play, camp lifestyles, and the real function of folks and grandparents. It beneficial properties historic sepia images of youngsters at paintings and play, in addition to particular colour pictures in their toys, instruments, and daily objects.

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You can count your money and burn it within the nod of a buffalo’s head. But only the Great Spirit can count the grains of sand and the blades of grass. As a present to you, we will give you anything that you can take with you. But we will never sell the land. Never. —A Blackfeet Chief eagle feather necklace 33 lance eagle headdress GreaT Chiefs The truly brave man yields neither to fear nor anger, desire nor agony. He is at all times master of himself. —Charles Eastman (Ohiyesa), Wahpeton Dakota As a Nez Perce man passed through the forest, the moving trees whispered to him.

Coup stick Sell a country! Why not sell the air, the clouds, and the great sea? Why not sell the earth? The Great Spirit made them all for the use of His children. —Tecumseh (Shooting Star), Shawnee 36 Civilized people depend too much on man-made printed pages. I turn to the Great Spirit’s book, which is the whole of His creation. You can read a big part of that book if you study nature. Take all your books, lay them out under the sun and let the snow, the rain, and insects work on them. There will be nothing left.

WoMen gaThered close to caMP woven baskets harvesting fruit Children were encouraged to develop strict discipline. They had a high regard for sharing. When a girl picked her first berries and dug her first roots, she gave them away to an elder. When a child carried water for the home, an elder gave compliments. The child was encouraged not to be lazy and to grow straight like a sapling. —Mourning Dove, Salish picking berries 27 a sacred way of life Traditional Indians did not depend on someone else to do their work.

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