An introduction to the Shawnee lifestyle and history, including their forced relocation and how they keep traditions alive today. A Shawnee story recounts the importance of family.
Part of the First Peoples series
Prior to the arrival of Europeans, numerous native peoples thrived across North America. Providing an overview of daily life and culture, this series introduces 12 First Peoples. Approachable text examines each group’s community structure, significant ceremonies, and traditions, as well as their relationship with European settlers and forced relocation onto reservations. With a focus on the tribe’s way of life, each title also includes a traditional story and tells how the people work to keep the traditions of their ancestors alive today.