Kiowa

Easy-to-read text and colorful illustrations and photos teach readers about Kiowa history, traditions, and modern life. This book describes society and family structure, hunting and gathering methods, and ceremonies and rituals. Readers will learn about Kiowa clothing and crafts such as painted tepee covers. A traditional myth is included, as is a description of famous Kiowa leader Lone Wolf. Wars, weapons, and contact with Europeans are discussed. Topics including European influence, assimilation, land rights, the formation of reservations, and federal recognition are also addressed. In addition, modern Kiowa culture and still-celebrated traditions are described. Kiowa homelands are illustrated with a detailed map of the United States, and a step-by-step illustration of tepee construction shows readers how the Kiowa built their homes. Bold glossary terms and an index accompany engaging text. This book is written and illustrated by Native Americans, providing authentic perspectives of the Kiowa.

Format Price Qty
$18.95
$34.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Dewey 978.004
Lexile
ATOS Reading Level 5.0
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Guided Reading Level R
Copyright 2007
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 8 x 8
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Imprint Checkerboard Library
ISBN 9781591976547, 9781617849107
Format Reinforced Hardcover, eBook