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Published by Troll Associates in Mahwah, N.J .
Written in English



  • Great Plains,
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Describes the history, customs, people, and day-to-day life of the various Indian tribes that lived on the broad prairie lands between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains.

Edition Notes

Statementby Rae Bains ; illustrated by Robert Baxter.
ContributionsBaxter, Robert, 1930- ill.
LC ClassificationsE78.G73 B35 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2840786M
ISBN 100816701881, 081670189X
LC Control Number84002645

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Indians of the Plains book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A history of the Plains Indians and their relations with White /5. The Plains Indians (Volume 19) (Elma Dill Russell Spencer Series in the West and Southwest).   Indians of the Plains by Lowie, Robert Harry, ; American Museum of Natural History. The Plains Indians lived in the area from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and from Canada to Mexico. The most important tribes were the Sioux, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Crow, Kiowa, and Comanche. The plains area was hotter than degrees in the summer, and could drop to 40 degrees below zero with heavy snows in the winter.

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