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Questions and answers about Native Americans in the past and present. Pictures and descriptions of ten different types of American Indian houses. Pictures and facts about Native American child carriers in different tribes. Pictures and descriptions of many different types of American Indian weapons.
Pictures and descriptions of traditional hairstyles in many different Native American tribes. The Native American origins and meanings of the names of US states. Questions and answers about the Algonquian tribes. The Ahtna are a traditional Athabaskan Indian tribe of Alaska.
Native people of the Aleutian Islands, the Aleuts are known for their swift seafaring kayaks. Relatives of the Inuit, the Alutiiq are Native Alaskan people renowned for their skill as fishermen. Mexicans and Americans, under the leadership of warriors like Geronimo and Cochise. Americas, they began to follow the buffalo herds like the Cheyenne and Sioux. Native Americans of the Caribbean, the Arawakan peoples were the first to meet Columbus. Devastated by epidemics, the Arikara tribe has merged with their neighbors the Mandans and Hidatsas.
Relatives of the Sioux tribes, the Assiniboines were known as big game hunters and expert traders. Native Americans of the Great Basin, the Bannocks share a reservation with the Shoshone today. The Beavers are a traditional Athabascan Indian tribe of Northern Canada. The Beothuks or “Red Indians” were the original inhabitants of Newfoundland, Canada. Tragically, they died out in the 1800’s. Native Americans of Alabama and Mississippi, the Biloxis moved west after the smallpox epidemics.
Montana and the Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai in Canada. The Cahto are an Athabaskan Indian tribe of Northern California, known for their basketry. So-called “Mission Indians,” the Cahuilla Indians are desert people of Southern California. The Carriers are a traditional Athabascan Indian tribe of Northern Canada. Oklahoma along the infamous Trail of Tears.
A Native American tribe of the Pacific Northwest, the Chinook Indians were well-known as expert traders. Also known as the Dene, the Chipewyans are an Athabascan Indian tribe of Northern Canada. Irish famine victims in the 1800’s, and are still admired by Irish people today. The Cocopa or Cocopah Indians are native people of the Sonoran desert. American Indians of the Great Plateau, the Coeur d’Alenes were master fishermen and traders.
American southeast, but most of them were forced to relocate to Oklahoma in the 1800’s. The Crow are a northern Plains tribe, famous for their expert horsemanship and especially long hair. The Dakota tribe are one of the largest and best-known Native American nations of the Great Plains. The Deg Hitan are a traditional Athabaskan Indian tribe of Alaska. Native American Indians of Northern Canada, the Dogribs still live in traditional communities today. The Gros Ventre were kinfolk of the Arapaho, and called themselves A’aninin, the White Clay People. Traditional Athabascan people of Alaska and the Yukon, the Gwich’in have always relied on the caribou.