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Dolls & Toys of Native America: A Journey Through Childhood
Dolls & Toys of Native America: A Journey Through Childhood
Our Price: $20.00
Year: 1995
Pages: 119
Binding Paperback
ISBN 811805700

Product Code: 788199552

Don McQuiston (au); Debra McQuiston (au); John Oldenkamp (ph). The world of Native American children was filled with dolls & toys, for play was an important way of teaching children the skills that they would need throughout their lives. This book takes you on a journey through Native American childhood, full of joy & play, informed by a deep respect for the family. By playing with the miniature dolls, tipis, sleds, spears, canoes, kachinas, & cradleboards made for them by their parents & grandparents, children prepared for life. Includes 85 full-color images of the toys & 25 historical sepia-toned photos place them in the context in which they were used. Includes 7 tales that illustrate the role of toys in passing valuable lessons from one generation to the next.

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