Native American Horsemanship

Clarrissa Akyroyd (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422288580

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Contrary to popular belief, Native Americans did not always have horses to assist them in their daily lives. For thousands of years they carried items themselves or even used dogs. The arrival of the horse in the Americas during the 16th century dramatically changed the lifestyles of many Native American tribes. This was particularly true of the people living on the Great Plains. This book discusses the introduction of the horse to the Native Americans by the Spanish and explains the impact this had on various Native American tribes.

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Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
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Cultural/Diversity History People & Places
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Ages 9-12
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4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade
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Social Studies
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English (US)
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Non-Fiction
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