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.
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
Important Words 46
About the Authors 48