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Nations of the Northwest Coast Belongs to series: Native Nations of North America Series

Author: Bobbie Kalman

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing

Item #: N281

Pages: 32

Level: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Class: Softcover

Price: $10.95

The northwest coast of the Pacific Ocean has been home to many Native nations for thousands of years. The waters, mountains, and forests of this isolated region provided food and shelter for groups such as the Tlingit, the Haida, and the Kwakiutl. Topics covered in Nations of the Northwest Coast include:
- the distinct customs, cultures, and beliefs of the various nations
- dwellings used in different seasons and locales
- fishing and the use of coastal plants and animals
- traditional handicrafts, including carving and weaving
- the organization of families, clans, and moieties
- the impact of the arrival of the Europeans