Native Americans in Prehistory
Bruhns, Karen Olsen, and Karen E. Stothert. Women in Ancient
America. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1999.
The authors explore gender roles and relationships in North, Central, and
South America from 12,000 B.C. to the 1500s A.D. They cover such areas
agriculture, religion, and the interpretation of art and mortuary
Champagne, Duane, ed. Chronology of Native North American
History: From Pre-Columbian Times to the Present. Detroit: Gale
See Part 1: Native North American History Before 1500.
Examples of web sites that offer insight into Native American life in
and the Native Peoples of Tennessee [McClung Museum, University
Peoples and Effigy
Mounds Culture [Wisconsin Historical Society]
Indian Mounds of
Mississippi: A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary
Museum Collections of the Chaco Culture National Historical Park
[National Park Service]
Saving a National Treasure [Teaching with Historic Places Lesson
Plans, National Park Service]
Explores the Americas Before Columbus [National Public Radio].
Christopher Columbus reaches the Americas.
John White paints watercolors of Carolina Algonquin women and men.
White Drawings/Theodor De Bry engravings, part of the Virtual Jamestown
site, includes images of White's watercolors.
Virginia Dare, the first child of English parents in the New World,
is born on Roanoke Island.
Theodore de Bry reprints Thomas Hariot's A briefe and true report of
new found land of Virginia. This edition includes
engravings by de Bry and Gysbert van Veen, based on
John White's watercolors.
See Theodore de Bry's
Engravings, part of the Early Images of
Virginia Indians online exhibit from the Virginia Historical Society.
American Women Through Time
Middle Tennessee State Univ. Library
Murfreesboro, TN 37132