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American Indian astronomy

Priscilla Buffalohead

American Indian astronomy

teacher guide, teacher information and student activities

by Priscilla Buffalohead

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Published by The School District in Coon Rapids, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indian astronomy -- North America,
  • Indians of North America -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title

    StatementAnoka-Hennepin Independent District 11, Indian Education Program ; [developed by Priscilla Buffalohead ; graphics and artwork by Robert Desjarlait]
    ContributionsDesjarlait, Robert, Indian Education Program (Anoka-Hennepin School District No. 11 (Minn.))
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16099619M

    Sixteen dramatic and richly symbolic images of the Haida, Zuni, Sioux, Navajo, Blackfoot, and other North American tribes depict masks, totem poles, sand paintings, shields, warriors, kachina dolls, and more. Color with crayons, colored pencils, or felt-tip pens and place before a light source to simulate an exciting stained glass effect.


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