The Algonquian, People of the Wooded Country is the third book in the "Native Life" series. It was written for a third grade reading level. Read about Otter, his family and his friends to learn about the way they lived and their culture. Food, hunting customs, clothing, play, religious beliefs and family life are all touched upon. This book is filled with beautiful descriptive drawings illustrating native American customs.
Therese O. Deming was an early 1900's American Author who wrote a series of books on Native American life for children. She lived among various Native American tribes and got the content of her books from notes and journals she kept of her experiences with their culture
Edward O. Deming, the Illustrator of this book, also lived among various Native American tribes and was adopted into the Blackfoot tribe.