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From ancient rock drawings, historic sites, and modern museums to eco- and cultural tourism, sports events and powwows, theNative American Landmarks (and Festivals): A Travelers Guide provides a fascinating tour of the rich heritage of Indigenous people across the continent. Whether its the annual All Indian Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada, a dog-sledding trek in Arctic Bay, Nunavut, or a rough ride to the ancient Kaunolu Village Site on Lanai, Hawaii, there is lots more to experience in the Indigenous world right around the corner, including
Native American Landmarks (and Festivals) guides the traveler to 729 landmarks, sites, festivals, and events. Travelers not only read about the history and traditions for each site, but maps, photos, illustrations, addresses and websites are also included to help further exploration. This book lets the reader choose from a vast array of authentic adventures such as dog sledding, camping in a tip, hunting and fishing expeditions, researching the history with the people who made the history, making crafts, herbal walks, building and sailing in canoes, hiking along ancient routes, exploring rock art, and preparing and eating Native foods.Organized by region, Indigenous enterprises are included in state and federal parks, including federal and international heritage sites, public and private museums and non-Native events that include Indigenous voice. This convenient reference also has a helpful bibliography and an extensive index, adding to its usefulness. Whether traveling by car, plane, or armchair,Native American Landmarks (and Festivals): A Travelers Guide will bring hours of enjoyable discovery.