A Student's Guide to Native American Genealogy

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Product Details

Price
$49.20
Publisher
Greenwood
Publish Date
Pages
176
Dimensions
6.16 X 0.69 X 9.19 inches | 1.22 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780897749756
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About the Author

E. BARRIE KAVASCH is a research associate at the Institute for American Indian Studies in Washington, CT. She has written and lectured extensively on Native American foods and healing plants. Her other publications include the highly acclaimed book Native Harvests. Of Creek, Cherokee, and Powhatan descent, Ms. Kavasch can trace her own ancestry to the famous daughter of Chief Powhatan, Pocahontas.

Reviews

"Librarians will drool over the rich lode of resources identified in this book, and students will appreciate the straightforward, practical advice in tracing genealogical roots....this book is a "must buy" if your library serves a Native-American population of any size....This title will be useful for history or social studies classes and as a resource for librarians. If the other titles in this series prove as useful and informative as this title, consider purchasing other ethnic groups as needed."-Tena Natale Litherland Head Librarian, Webb School Knoxville, Tennessee
"The work is nicely done and appears to offer useful advice to the person wishing to explore this interesting aspect in the field of genealogy."-ARBA
..."gives young people the tools to discover their Native American roots, while giving their teachers an easy way to enhance the curriculum - whether it be social studies, history or, geography."-Children's Bookwatch
"Each volume provides an easy to understand overview of the history of immigration and culture in the U.S. for the particular ethnic group....Where these books shine, for the student and adult genealogist, is in the resource listings....For students, these books provide a great way of getting started in geneology and learning about the life and heritage of their ancestors. For adult researchers these books provide excellent resources to move beyond the genealogical books into learning about the history, culture and experience of their ancestors."-FGS Forum
?The work is nicely done and appears to offer useful advice to the person wishing to explore this interesting aspect in the field of genealogy.?-ARBA
?...gives young people the tools to discover their Native American roots, while giving their teachers an easy way to enhance the curriculum - whether it be social studies, history or, geography.?-Children's Bookwatch
?Each volume provides an easy to understand overview of the history of immigration and culture in the U.S. for the particular ethnic group....Where these books shine, for the student and adult genealogist, is in the resource listings....For students, these books provide a great way of getting started in geneology and learning about the life and heritage of their ancestors. For adult researchers these books provide excellent resources to move beyond the genealogical books into learning about the history, culture and experience of their ancestors.?-FGS Forum
?Librarians will drool over the rich lode of resources identified in this book, and students will appreciate the straightforward, practical advice in tracing genealogical roots....this book is a "must buy" if your library serves a Native-American population of any size....This title will be useful for history or social studies classes and as a resource for librarians. If the other titles in this series prove as useful and informative as this title, consider purchasing other ethnic groups as needed.?-Tena Natale Litherland Head Librarian, Webb School Knoxville, Tennessee
.,."gives young people the tools to discover their Native American roots, while giving their teachers an easy way to enhance the curriculum - whether it be social studies, history or, geography."-Children's Bookwatch