SKU: 9780778704638.

Native Homes


This fascinating book looks at many of the lodges, or dwellings, built and used by the aboriginal nations across the continent.

A map showing the lodges appears at the beginning of the book, and beautiful, detailed illustrations show the exteriors, interiors, and way of life in each lodge.

  • ISBN: 9780778704638
  • Author: Bobbie Kalman
  • 32 pages
  • Ages: 8-12

The straightforward layout and informative text present information in an easy-to-follow format. Beautifully illustrated with full colour drawings and photos.

Homes include:

  • wigwams, longhouses, tipis
  • southern thatch homes and the pueblos of the Southwest
  • the plankhouses of the Northwest Coast
  • earth lodges, pit homes, hogans, and igloos

The information on housing, storage, village structure and family life is straightforward, easy to read and interesting. The texts are peppered with full-color illustrations - at least one to a page - that depict Native Americans in historical times engaged in daily activities such as eating, storytelling, and building lodges. —School Library Journal

Weight 0.139 kg
Dimensions 36 × 27 × 1.5 cm
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