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Plains and the people

Virginia Lobdell Jennings

Plains and the people

a history of Upper East Baton Rouge Parish

by Virginia Lobdell Jennings

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Published by V.L. Jennings in Baton Rouge, LA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • East Baton Rouge Parish (La.)
    • Subjects:
    • East Baton Rouge Parish (La.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Virginia Lobdell Jennings.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF377.E17 J4 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination469 p. :
      Number of Pages469
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1796132M
      LC Control Number89196719

      Plainsong is a bestselling novel by Kent Haruf.. Set in the fictional town of Holt, Colorado, it tells the interlocking stories of some of the inhabitants. The title comes from a type of unadorned music sung in Christian churches, and is a reference to both the Great Plains setting and the simple style of the writing.. The novel was adapted in into a Hallmark Hall of Fame TV movie on Author: Kent Haruf. The Plains Indians farmed and hunted, living both nomadically and in more established villages. Google Classroom Facebook Twitter. Native American societies before contact. American Indian culture of the Southwest. American Indian culture of the West. American Indian culture of the Northeast. American Indian culture of the Southeast.

      the native people of the plains spanned the Southern provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Buffalo was by and far, the main source of food. Because the Buffalo were so plentiful, they were hunted most often. Nomadic bands followed the migration of the Buffalo, so that they always had food. The Buffalo was driven into a corral or. For the Plains Indians, the period from to , often referred to as the traditional period, was an evolutionary time. Horses and firearms, trade goods, shifting migration patterns, disease pandemics, and other events associated with extensive European contact led to a peak of Plains Indian influence and success in the early nineteenth century.

      The White Plains Collection has approximately books concerning White Plains and Westchester County history. All of these books are listed in the library’s online catalog. Books from the White Plains Collection do not circulate. However, additional copies of some of them are available in the circulating collection. The book itself, from the first printing of Terpning: Tribute to the Plains People, contains a signing page that was incorporated into the interior during the binding process. This signing page makes this edition unique from the rest of the printing and is signed by Howard Terpning and numbered to match your Fine Art Canvas Edition.


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Virginia Lobdell Jennings developed her passion for the past at an early age, as she eagerly listened as the older members of her family related incidents about The Plains and its people. As an adult, her interest led to many hours of research and, eventually, to this book, in which the fragments of history are presented so that they might be accessible to future generations.4/5(4).

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Virginia Lobdell Jennings developed her passion for the past at an early age, as she eagerly listened as the older members of her family related incidents about The Plains and its people. As an adult, her interest led to many hours of research and, eventually, to this book, in which the fragments of history are presented so that they might be accessible to future Brand: Arcadia Publishing SC.

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It is an expedition that reveals the heart of the American West.4/5. Plains Indian, member of any of the Native American peoples inhabiting the Great Plains of the United States and Canada.

This culture area comprises a vast grassland between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains and from present-day provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada through the present-day state of Texas in the United States.

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The Plains book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On their vast estates, the landowning families of the plains have prese /5(). Many groups of people have been traveling from the north (possibly Alaska) down to around the Wyoming area (each book has an introduction of what brings the story on--this one is about a Clovis Point (actually found in Wyoming) and the archeologists that find it)/5.

Plains Indians, Interior Plains Indians or Indigenous people of the Great Plains and Canadian Prairies are the Native American tribes and First Nation band governments who have traditionally lived on the greater Interior Plains (i.e.

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Traditions were taught to the children through oral communication. The book is outdated in this section, as it was written before the Ogallala Aquifer was in wide use to irrigate the region.

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and Canada. It encompasses: The entirety of Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Area: 1, km² (, sq mi). The Kaurna (also Coorna, Kaura, Gaurna and other variations) people are a group of Indigenous Australians whose traditional lands include the Adelaide Plains of South ciation of the word "Kaurna" varies slightly by the background and origin of the speaker; the most common is English / ˈ ɡ ɑː n ə /, sometimes / ˈ ɡ aʊ n ə /, native or, less often, [kʰana].

The Plains Indians lived in the area from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and from Canada to Mexico. The most important tribes were the Sioux, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Crow, Kiowa, and Comanche. The plains area was hotter than degrees in the summer, and could drop to 40 degrees below zero with heavy snows in the winter.the native people of the plains spanned the Southern provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

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