Great Basin Indians by Craig A. Doherty, Katherine M. Doherty
  

Great Basin Indians

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Great Basin Indians by Craig A. Doherty, Katherine M. Doherty

West of the Rocky Mountains, east of the Sierra Nevada, north of the Colorado Plateau, and south of the Columbia River Plateau live members of the numerous tribes that make up the Great Basin culture area. Great Basin Indians is an indispensable volume that relates the story of this culture area and its inhabitants, including such tribes as the Ute, Paiute, and Shoshone.Coverage includes: the importance of pinon cultivation, the round dance, fur trading, interactions with the Mormon population, the impact of mining, Sarah Winnemucca, the Dawes Severalty Act of 1887, the impact of Allotment, current lives of American Indians in the Great Basin culture area, and much more.

About the Author

Craig A. Doherty holds a B.A. in English and history from the University of Massachusetts and studied education at the graduate level at the University of New Mexico. He has experience teaching English at the high school level and teaching social studies at both the middle and high school levels. Coauthors of more than 25 nonfiction books for children and young adults, the Dohertys have written 12 other books on different American Indian tribes and are the authors of Chelsea House's Thirteen Colonies set. Katherine M. Doherty holds a B.A. in anthropology with a minor in history from the University of New Mexico and an M.S. in library science from Simmons College. Now the director of Learning Resources for New Hampshire Community Technical College, she has experience as a librarian with elementary, middle, and high schools, as well as entire school distircts. Doherty has served as a trustee of the Dummer Public Library.

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Format

Hardback
160 pages

Author

Craig A. Doherty, Katherine M. Doherty
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th June 2012

ISBN

9780816059744


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