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Author Volo, James M., 1947-

Title Family life in Native America / James M. Volo and Dorothy Denneen Volo
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 399 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Family life through history, 1558-6286
Family life through history.
Contents An environmental geography of the northeast Woodlands -- The structure of Woodland society -- Native American kinship systems -- Child rearing from birth to marriage -- A world wrought from nature -- The bountiful earth mother -- Native American ceremonies and rituals -- The tomahawk and the cross -- Wilderness warfare -- The fur trade -- Intertribal trade and conflict -- Dispossessing the First Nations -- The Indian alliances -- Fighting back : the dark and bloody ground
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-386) and index
Subject Families -- East (U.S.) -- History.
Kinship -- East (U.S.) -- History.
Social structure -- East (U.S.) -- History.
Woodland Indians -- History.
Woodland Indians -- Social life and customs.
East (U.S.) -- History.
East (U.S.) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Volo, Dorothy Denneen, 1949-
ISBN 0313081158 (electronic bk.)
9780313081156 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)