Life of the Powhatan



Life of the Powhatan focuses on the many nations that formed the Powhatan Polity. Vivid images and detailed text reveal what life was like for these Native peoples during the height of their power in the seventeenth century. In this book, children will learn:

  • how homes, called yi-hakans, were constructed
  • the types of foods eaten and how they were obtained
  • the importance of family
  • the roles of men, women, and children
  • what the Native peoples wore and how they made their clothing
Title: Life of the Powhatan
Authors: Rebecca Sjonger and Bobbie Kalman
Published: 2005
Pages: 32
Reading Age: 9-10 years
Lexile Measure: NC970L
Grade Level: 4
Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.25 x 10.75 inches
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-0778704720


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Weight 0.39 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 × 0.25 × 10.75 in


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