Native American History For Dummies
Part I: America Before It Was "America".
Chapter 1: The Rich, Troubled Past of the American Indian.
Chapter 2: The Great Migrations.
Chapter 3: The Development of the Ancient Cultures.
Chapter 4: Hardly a Vast Wasteland: America before 1492.
Chapter 5: Settling Down: Tribal Settlements after the Great Migrations.
Chapter 6: The Five Civilized Tribes.
Chapter 7: A Tally of Important Tribes.
Part II: Interacting with Others.
Chapter 8: "Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue".
Chapter 9: The Spanish and French Stake Their Claims.
Chapter 10: Native American Chiefs and Notable Women.
Chapter 11: Battle Cries and Peace Pipes.
Chapter 12: Delving into the Details of U.S.-Indian Relations.
Part III: Working for a Living.
Chapter 13: Mother Love.
Chapter 14: Dressing for Purpose and Pride.
Chapter 15: Home, Native Home.
Chapter 16: Tools and Transportation.
Part IV: All in the (Native American) Family.
Chapter 17: Tribes, Clans, and Bands.
Chapter 18: Native Languages.
Chapter 19: The Faith of Their Fathers . . . And How Native Americans Worship Today.
Part V: In a Modern World Not of Their Making.
Chapter 20: The Slow Dwindling of Native Americans.
Chapter 21: What’s a Tribe, Who’s an Indian, and What’s the BIA Got to Do With It.
Chapter 22: Native Americans: Today and Tomorrow.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 23: Ten Native American Museums and Cultural Centers.
Chapter 24: Ten (Plus) Worthy Movies and Documentaries about Native Americans and Their History.