The Wampanoag

The Wampanoag

by Kevin Cunningham, Peter Benoit


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Explore the Wampanoag Indians, the nation's relationship with settlers, culture, women, housing, and more.

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531293089
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Series: A True Book: American Indians Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 194,272
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 910L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 A Place in History

How did the Wampanoag and European settlers shape each other's history? 7

2 The Wampanoag and the English

Who was Massasoit and how did he make peace? 13

3 Wampanoag Culture

What roles did men and women play in Wampanoag life? 23

The Big Truth!

Making the Wetu

How did the Wampanoag keep their homes warm and dry? 26

4 Weetamoo the Sachem

Who was this colorful Wampanoag woman? 33

5 Voices From the Past

How do the Wampanoag speak to us today? 39

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Authors 48

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