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Vostaas: White Buffalo's Story Of Plains Indian Life (Indians Of The Northern Plains)

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Describes the seven Montana tribes, who we are how we really lived then and now, what we do, and what we hope for.

A modern Cheyenne chief tells his story and the story of many Plains Indians today.

Good information about Plains Indian culture written in a warm and personal manner, like a grandfather to his grandchildren.

S Pb, illus.
Paperback, 70 pages
Published 1995 by Council for Indian Education (first published 1970)
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Darlene
I read this book aloud with my children.

This book is nonfiction. It is the story of the Plains Indians told by William White Buffalo, a Northern Cheyenne Native American. Most of what he tells is about the Montana Indians, but applies also to nearly all Indians of the Plains.

Some of things that we learned included who the Plains Indians are and where they came from, where and how they live, foods they eat, their education (past and present), and religious beliefs and practices. William White Buf
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Rebecca A.
Jun 13, 2016 Rebecca A. rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Lovely little kid's book by Native American William White Buffalo, which is what Vostaas means in the Northern Cheyenne language of his tribe.

In just 70 pages, suitable for elementary school kids and older, Vostaas manages, with grace, good humor, and history, to correct many cliched assumptions a child may have collected about Indians by the time he or she has gotten to grade school.

Charmingly illustrated with line drawings by students at Labre Indian School in Montana. Highly recommended for e
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Amanda Redding
Good information, but I found it hard for my 3rd grader to fully comprehend. I also thought it was kinda dry. Much better for an upper elementary student.
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Recommended to Lisa by: Sonlight Homeschool Curriculum
Great survey of the history and modern culture of the Plains Indians.
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