Life in a Plains Camp


Life in a Plains Camp looks at a nomadic community that based its livelihood on hunting buffalo.

The people who were constantly on the move depended on one another for happiness and support. Men, women, and children worked together to make sure the entire camp was fed and clothed.

  • ISBN: 9780778704614
  • Author: Bobbie Kalman
  • 32 pages
  • Ages: 8-12
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Children will delight in the beautiful artwork and information about the ingenious and stately First Peoples who roamed the plains, relying on the buffalo for almost all their needs.

Beautiful artwork helps illustrate the daily lives and tasks of the people of the plains and portrays their rich cultural heritage.

Detailed text describes:

• how buffalo meat was cured and how skins were tanned
• how a tipi was set up
• different types of plains clothing
• spiritual beliefs and family values
• the daily lives of men, women, children, and elders
• leisure activities and celebrations

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Additional information

Weight 0.168 kg
Dimensions 25.0 × 21.7 × 0.4 cm
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