Nations of the Western Great Lakes

$11.95

The Western Great Lakes region was once home to many Algonkian-speaking nations, including the Anishinaabe, Menominee, Sauk, and Fox.

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by Kathryn Smithyman and Bobbie Kalman

The Western Great Lakes region was once home to many Algonkian-speaking nations, including the Anishinaabe, Menominee, Sauk, and Fox. For hundreds of years, these peoples thrived in the thick woodlands, relying on nature’s bounty of plants and animals for their survival. Clear, engaging text combines with rich illustrations to detail various aspects of life in the Great Lakes woodlands. Children will learn about:
• cultural similarities and differences among nations in the area
• how the people of many nations moved with the seasons
• types of homes in which the people of various nations lived
• the importance of family
• trade between nations
• contact with Europeans and its effect on the lives of Native peoples