Indian Winter (An Indian Winter)

Indian Winter  (An Indian Winter)

Relates the experiences of a German prince, his servant and artist as they traveled through the Missouri River Valley in 1833 learning about the territory and its inhabitants and recording their impressions in words and pictures.  -- from the publisher.

88 pages   978-0823409303   Ages 10 and up 


In 1833, German Prince Alexander Philipp Maximilian and Karl Bodmer, a Swiss painter, journeyed up the Missouri River and spent the winter among the Mandan and Hidatsa Indians, living among them.   This is the story of their adventures in the area we now know as North Dakota.  Beautiful images and primary source journal entries combine to make this a fascinating account of the cultures of these Native Americans.

96 pages    9780823411580   Ages 10-12

Recommended by:  Barb Langridge,

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