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Hirschfelder, Arlene B.

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Works: 43 works in 215 publications in 1 language and 21,423 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Juvenile works  History  Handbooks and manuals  Bibliography  Biography  Bibliographies  Poetry  Reference works  Cookbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works by Arlene B Hirschfelder
The encyclopedia of Native American religions : an introduction by Arlene B Hirschfelder( Book )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 3,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reference work covers major native North American religious systems, selected native American leaders and missionaries, ceremonies, legislation and court cases affecting native religions
The Native American almanac : a portrait of Native America today by Arlene B Hirschfelder( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 1,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Comprehensive, authoritative, and timely, here is a wide-ranging portrait of America's indigenous peoples, combining information about their history and traditions with insight into the topics that most affect their lives today. From the upheaval of first contacts to the policies of removal to contemporary issues of self-determination, this useful source book provides information on all aspects of Native American life." "Each chapter of the almanac outlines a particular topic of interest, such as the history of Native-white relations, the location and status of Native American tribes, religious traditions and ceremonies, Native American language and literature, contemporary performers and artists, and more." "Within each chapter, reference features highlight prominent individuals, provide up-to-date facts and figures, make suggestions for further reading, and include the names and addresses of dozens of Native American organizations, cultural centers, and points of interest. The book also contains a detailed chronology, an extensive bibliography, and more than 100 historical and contemporary drawings and photographs." "For students, researchers, writers, and anyone else interested in Native American studies today, The Native American Almanac is a comprehensive look at the first Americans"--Jacket
Encyclopedia of smoking and tobacco by Arlene B Hirschfelder( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nearly 600 entries, compiled from authoritative sources, convey information about the lively history, manufacture, and use of all forms of tobacco. ... The Encyclopedia aims to provide accurate, current, and balanced information to people of all viewpoints and on both sides of the smoking debate."--Preface, p. viii
Rising voices : writings of young Native Americans by Arlene B Hirschfelder( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems and essays in which young Native Americans speak of their identity, their families and communities, rituals, and the harsh realities of their lives
American Indian stereotypes in the world of children : a reader and bibliography by Arlene B Hirschfelder( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of challenging articles detailing uses and abuses of Native American symbols, images, ideas, and stories that are directed at youth in the mass media. Toys, cartoons, textbooks, general reading, media portrayals, sports logos, nicknames, and more are discussed in standalone articles
Children of native America today by Yvonne Wakim Dennis( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs introduce traditions, activities, and lifestyles of children from various North American tribes
Guide to research on North American Indians by Arlene B Hirschfelder( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kid's guide to Native American history : more than 50 activities by Yvonne Wakim Dennis( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hands-on activities, games, and crafts introduce children to the diversity of Native American cultures and teach them about the people, experiences, and events that have helped shape America, past and present. Nine geographical areas cover a variety of communities such as the Mohawk in the Northeast, Ojibway in the Midwest, Shoshone in the Great Basin, Apache in the Southwest, Yup'ik in Alaska, and Native Hawaiians
Happily may I walk : American Indians and Alaska natives today by Arlene B Hirschfelder( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the everyday life, culture, and preservation of traditions of America's native peoples, the Indians, Inuits, and Aleuts
American Indian authors : a representative bibliography by Arlene B Hirschfelder( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The document is an annotated bibliography of literature by American Indian authors. In a preliminary section, the approximately 48 tribes represented are entered alphabetically and the 115 authors are entered under their respective tribes. The main section contains approximately 160 citations published between 1860 and 1970. a section on anthologies and a listing of periodicals published by Indians and organizations are also provided. Prices are given for most entries in the bibliography, but some items cited are out of print. (El)
Squanto, 1585?-1622 by Arlene B Hirschfelder( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Squanto, a Patuxet Indian who served as translator to the Pilgrims of Plymouth in what is now Massachusetts and aided them in establishing a successful colony in the early 1600s
Native heritage : personal accounts by American Indians, 1790 to the present( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: Here are over 120 authentic narratives - by Iroquois, Lakota, Apache, Navajo, Fox, Cheyenne, Hopi, Chippewa, Crow, Eskimo, Blackfeet, Pawnee, & other tribal voices - from community & political leaders to storytellers & well-known writers. This powerful assemblage is drawn from written & oral histories, Indian autobiographies, & newspapers, government transcripts, out-of-print journals, & many other difficult-to-locate sources. Spanning 200 years of history, Native Heritage is a testament of the enduring richness & diversity of Native American societies
Photo odyssey : Solomon Carvalho's remarkable Western adventure, 1853-54 by Arlene B Hirschfelder( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1853 explorer Colonel John Charles Fremont invited photographer and fine artist Solomon Nunes Carvalho to accompany his fifth, and final, western expedition. As the official photographer, Carvalho documented the trip from the Mississippi River to Utah with daguerreotypes, a unique and often unwieldy form of photography that produces images on large silver plates. Carvalho was a skilled photographer, but he was a novice on the trail and he battled with the hardships of the journey. He not only was challenged by the physical strain but, as an observant Jew, struggled to maintain his commitment to Judaism, even when observing strict dietary laws meant that he did not eat. Carvalho's own words, from the journal he kept and from letters he wrote home to his wife, provide a vivid firsthand view of his remarkable adventure. With many apt excerpts from his descriptions, author Arlene Hirschfelder has written a detailed account of the life of this little-known, yet widely accomplished, man
American Indian and Eskimo authors; a comprehensive bibliography by Arlene B Hirschfelder( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes approximately 300 authors
Annotated bibliography of the literature on American Indians published in state historical society publications, New England and Middle Atlantic states by Arlene B Hirschfelder( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Native Americans today : resources and activities for educators, grades 4-8 by Arlene B Hirschfelder( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproducible activities, biographies of real people, and accurate background information on topics such as homes and environment, growing up and growing old, a day in the life, communications, arts, economics and sociopolitical struggles helps you show students how Native Americans live today. Includes helpful websites
 
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The encyclopedia of Native American religions : an introduction
Alternative Names
Hirschfelder, Arlene.

Hirschfelder, Arlene 1943-

Hirschfelder, Arlene B.

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English (145)

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The Native American almanac : a portrait of Native America todayEncyclopedia of smoking and tobaccoRising voices : writings of young Native AmericansAmerican Indian stereotypes in the world of children : a reader and bibliographyChildren of native America todayA kid's guide to Native American history : more than 50 activitiesSquanto, 1585?-1622Native heritage : personal accounts by American Indians, 1790 to the present