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The Woman's Way (Time Life Native Americans Series)
History, customs, mythology, and lore of the continent's first inhabitants are inter-woven in this rich new look at our Native American heritage. Lavishly illustrated with full-color photographs, paintings, drawings, and artifacts.
Hardcover, 184 pages
Published June 1st 1999 by Time Life Books
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Incredible book, told from the perspective of Native American women. Women helped to maintain the vitality of the tribe. They erected tipis, gathered food, grew maize, tanned buffalo hides and raised children. Women were thought to possess special powers, not only the ability to bring forth life, but other abilities which might very well render a warrior unsuccessful. Therefore, at a woman's time, she was usually segregated from the rest of the tribe in an attempt to control her powerful medicin ...more