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Northeast Indians
  • Authored by: Craig A. Doherty and Katherine M. Doherty
  • From the Series: Native America
  • Trim Size: 7-3/8 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0816059683
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-5968-3
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 02/01/2008
  • Dewey Number: 970.004
  • Reading Level: Grades 5-8
  • Pages: 208


Northeast Indians documents the lives of the people of this area, from Stone Age hunters and early woodland Indians to the Northeast Indians of today. Covering topics such as spiritual beliefs, social structure, clothing, hunting, fishing, farming, cooking practices, and much more, this essential volume provides students with useful information on these Native American groups.

Coverage includes:

  • The Columbian Exchange
  • Pontiac’s Rebellion
  • The Black Hawk War
  • Quill work
  • Maple-sugaring
  • Urban Indians
  • Mohawk skywalkers
  • The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act
  • Casinos
  • and much more.


Eight-page, full-color insert. Black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Maps and graphs. Glossary. Further reading. Timeline. Sidebars and box features. Index.

About the Author(s)

Craig A. Doherty holds a B.A. in English and history from the University of Massachusetts and studied education at the graduate level at the University of New Mexico. Doherty has 11 years' experience teaching English at the high school level and six years' experience teaching social studies at both the middle and high school levels.

Katherine M. Doherty holds a B.A. in anthropology with a minor in history from the University of New Mexico and an M.S. in library science from Simmons College. Director of Learning Resources for New Hampshire Community Technical College, she has experience as a librarian with elementary, middle, and high schools, as well as serving as a librarian for entire school districts. Doherty has served as a trustee of the Dummer Public Library for the past six years. Coauthors of more than 49 nonfiction books for children and young adults, the Dohertys have written 12 other books on different American Indian tribes and are the authors of Chelsea House’s Thirteen Colonies set.

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