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Plateau 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: 0816059713
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-5971-3
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 06/01/2008
  • Dewey Number: 978
  • Reading Level: Grades 5-8
  • Pages: 152


Plateau Indians examines the lives and cultures of these Native Americans, from the riverine culture on the plateau to the Indians of the plateau today. Covering topics such as spiritual beliefs, social structure, clothing, hunting, fishing, farming, cooking practices, and much more, this amazing volume examines the difficult history and social practices of this interesting culture area.

Coverage includes:

  • Plateau agriculture
  • The sweat lodge
  • Beaver tooth knives
  • Camas root
  • Disease
  • Sacajawea
  • and much more.


8-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. He 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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