Cover image for Native American governments : from tribal councils to constitutions / by Sarah Machajewski.
Title:
Native American governments : from tribal councils to constitutions / by Sarah Machajewski.
ISBN:
9781538208847

9781538208861
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2018.
Physical Description:
32 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 23 cm.
General Note:
"Levels: GR.O"--P. [4] of cover.
Contents:
The First Americans -- The history of native peoples -- Separate cultures -- Sovereign nations -- The Six Nations -- Haudenosaunee today -- The Shoshone -- The Pueblo peoples -- The Cherokee -- The Plains peoples -- The Ute -- The Inuit -- Self-government.
Abstract:
Since ancient times, many native peoples across America governed themselves with a tribal council or another system of government. Many developed constitutions to codify their laws as well. This important aspect of Native American history is carefully explained in this well-researched and accessible book, which focuses on the governments of several native peoples. Historical images, interesting fact boxes, and a colorful design make this significant subject even more appealing to young historians.
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"Since ancient times, many native peoples across America governed themselves with a tribal council or another system of government. Many developed constitutions to codify their laws as well. This important aspect of Native American history is carefully explained in this well-researched and accessible book, which focuses on the governments of several native peoples. Historical images, interesting fact boxes, and a colorful design make this significant subject even more appealing to young historians."


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