The Indians who lived along the northern Pacific coast were different from any other Native Americans. Thery were fishermen, wood carvers, and builders of totem poles; they were a hierarchical society with noblemen, commoners, and slaves in which material wealth was greatly admired and sought after. What was it like to be a child among Haida, Makah, Tlingit, or other coastal groups? This and dozens of questions are answered in this informative and beautifully illustrated book.
RI.5.2. Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.