The Horse and the Plains Indians

A Powerful Partnership

By PATENT, Dorothy Hinshaw

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ISBN
978-0-547-12551-0
Publisher
Clarion


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on May 1, 2012  |  Grades 5-up

Gr 4–8—In this companion to The Buffalo and the Indians (Clarion, 2006), Patent and Muñoz show how the introduction of horses to North America transformed the lives of the Native American tribes living on or near the Great Plains. The book opens with a chapter on the "dog days" before horses, when Plains Indians used dogs for hunting buffalo and as pack animals. Subsequent chapters discuss how they "acquired" Spanish horses and rapidly developed an equine culture that revolutionized their buffalo-based existence and ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on July 1, 2012

Setting the stage with Muñoz's sweeping Plains photographs (color not seen), historical plates by Curtis and McClintock documenting turn-of-the-century Plains Indians, and art from both white and native sources, Patent first describes Native American lifestyles in the era of dog-drawn travois, then the astonishing explosion of culture that came with the arrival of the horse. With attention to details such as the indigenous peo...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2012

Patent describes Native American lifestyles in the era of dog-drawn travois, then the astonishing explosion of culture that came with the arri...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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