100 Native Americans: Who Shaped American History


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In this book readers will be fascinated to learn about a wide variety of men and women who have made significant impacts upon the history of the United States.Native Americans from various regions — spanning time from early European discovery to present day — are featured. Chronologically organized, the book begins with Dekanawida, the founder of the legendary Iroquois Confederacy. A diverse selection of other Native Americans are also included, such as Pocahontas, Metacomet, Geronimo, Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, Will Rogers, Jim Thorpe, Jay Silverheels, and Dennis Banks. The book concludes with Sherman Alexie, a prolific and critically acclaimed writer.Readers will discover what Sacagawea contributed to the Lewis and Clark expedition; how Cochise went from formidable warrior to a force for peace; who was the first Native American woman to become a medical doctor; why Annie Dodge Wauneka was the first Native American to receive a Presidential Medal of Freedom; and much more!

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Weight 0.42 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 x 6.54 x 0.32 in
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