"Gives young people the tools to discover their Native American roots, while giving their teachers an easy way to enhance the curriculum-whether it be social studies, history, or geography." -- Children's Bookwatch
A Student's Guide To Native American Genealogy gives young people the tools to discover their Native American roots, while giving their teachers an easy way to enhance the curriculum -- whether it be social studies, history, or geography. Middle and High school students learn how to collect data, obtain and evaluate documents and sources, use the latest electronic tools for researching, conduct interviews, and record eyewitness accounts of historical events in family life. A Student's Guide To Native American Genealogy lists annotated bibliographic references for print, electronic, and media sources, as well as many helpful organizations. Barrie Kavasch provides historical and cultural Native American background and there are full color and b/w illustrative photographs throughout. -- Midwest Book Review
About the Author
E. Barrie Kavasch is a research associate at the Institute for American Indian Studies in Washington, CT. She has written and lectured extensively on Native American foods and healing plants. Her other publications include the highly acclaimed book Native Harvests. Of Creek, Cherokee, and Powhatan descent, Ms. Kavasch can trace her own ancestry to the famous daughter of Chief Powhatan, Pocahontas.