From the colonial period to the end of the 19th century, from King Phillip’s war to the Wounded Knee Massacre, fighting between the American Indians and the U.S. government created upheaval in the everyday lives of American Indians, affecting everything from trade and food to marriage, housing, and family life.
The continuous power struggle between distinct cultures created the backdrop for the creation of the United States we know today, as well as the infancy of American foreign policy. Daily Life during the Indian Wars will immerse readers in the true stories of a wide range of American Indian peoples as they fought to preserve everything they had and held dear—their traditions, their lands, and their identities.
- A complete chronology of military and political events in American Indian history, ranging from colonial times through the 19th century
- A collection of images, documenting the lives and cultural practices of American Indian warriors and family members
- A multicultural bibliography of significant materials from the fields of history, ethnography, and anthropology, pointing readers toward additional information