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Author Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw.

Title The horse and the Plains indians : a powerful partnership / Dorothy Hinshaw Patent ; photographs by William Muñoz.

Imprint Boston : Clarion Books, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 970.48 PAT    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 978.00497 PAT    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 978.00497 PAT    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 978.00497 PAT    Available
Description xiii, 98 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page [94]) and index.
Contents Living in the Dog Days -- The miraculous horse -- More than a hundred years of horse culture -- Horses and the spirit -- Crow horse mask -- Horse gear and decoration -- Tragedies strike -- Life between two worlds -- Indians and horses today.
Summary Tells of the transformative period in the early 16th century when the Spaniards introduced horses to the Great Plains, and how horses became, and remain, a key part of the Plains Indians' culture.
Subject Indians of North America -- Domestic animals -- Great Plains -- Juvenile literature.
Horses -- Great Plains -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Human-animal relationships -- Great Plains -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Muñoz, William.
ISBN 9780547125510

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