A True Book: American Indian series allows readers to experience what makes each American Indian people distinctive and exceptional. Readers will get to know each tribes culture, influence and history. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.
This book introduces the Cheyenne people, explaining who they are, reviewing the history of the Cheyenne, and examining key parts of Cheyenne culture.
Table of Contents
1 War and Peace: How did the horse change Cheyenne history? 7
2 War in the West: Which disease and what battles defeated the Cheyenne? 15
What does a medicine wheel look like? 24
3 Daily Life of the Cheyenne: How did the Cheyenne live? 27
4 Beliefs and Rituals: What did the Cheyenne believe in and how did they show it? 35
5 Cheyenne Society: What was the Council of Forty-Four? 39
True Statistics 43
Important Words 46
About the Authors 48