Atlas of the North American Indian, Third Edition chronicles the travel and experiences of Native Americans from the first voyage to North America to the present day. This new edition now features a bold full-color format and is bolstered by more than 120 full-color, detailed maps that cover important locations for American Indians, as well as highlighting their interactions with European colonists and other non-Native people. In addition, the updated text details the history, traditions, conflicts, land cessions, and contemporary ways of life for American Indians.This informative book is enhanced by more than 130 full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations of the people, places, and artifacts important in the history of Native America. Invaluable appendixes include a chronology of North American Native prehistory and history, a list of contemporary Indian nations in the United States, a list of contemporary Canadian First Nations, and a list of major Native place-names in the United States and Canada. A glossary, a bibliography, and an index are also included.
Carl Waldman, a graduate of Hamilton College, is a former archivist for the New York State Historical Association. A freelance writer, he is the author of numerous books on American Indians, including Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, Third Edition for Facts On File and Checkmark Books. He is the coauthor of Facts On File's Encyclopedia of Exploration, a Booklist/RBB ""Editors' Choice Reference Source, 2004"" and a Library Journal ""Best Reference Source, 2004."" He lives in New York.