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Cherokee Indian Holidays
Amy

Cherokee Indians celebrate each new moon in a specific manner in accordance with their religious bel… Read More

The Bound Children
Carol

There once lived a widow with two children the elder a daughter and the younger a son. The widow we… Read More

Cherokee Indians Diet & Food History
Amy

The Cherokee Indian tribe was forcibly moved to Oklahoma along the infamous Trail of Tears in the 18… Read More

Native Plants in the Cordilleras Creek
Amy

The native plants that exist today along the Cordilleras Creek, in Redwood City, California Read More

The Wasna (Man) and The Unktomi ( Spider)
Carol

Once upon a time there appeared from out of a large belt of timber a man attired in the fat of the b… Read More

The Seven Cherokee Clans
Amy

Family kinship ties in the Cherokee tribe are determined by the mother's clan. Read More

Cherokee Ceremonies and Ceremonial Objects
Amy

The Cherokee don't have pipe carriers or pipe holders as do the Lakota or other Plains Indians Read More

Unktomi (Spider) and the Arrowheads
Carol

There were once upon a time two young men who were very great friends, and were constantly together.… Read More

Last Free Tribes in Kansas
Amy

Ten different indian tribes populated the area we now call Kansas at various times. Read More

The Origins of the Buffalo Dance
Carol

When the buffalo first came to be upon the land, they were not friendly to the people. When the hunt… Read More

Indian Wood Carving
Amy

Wood carving is a vigorous Cherokee Indian craft. Its styles have been shaped over time by White mou… Read More

Chief Mountain - Blackfoot Legend
Carol

Many years ago, a young Piegan warrior was noted for his bravery. When he grew older and more experi… Read More

Native American Dance Fan
Amy

Native Americans made dance fans from natural materials to use in their ceremonies. Read More

Origin of the Sweat Lodge - Blackfeet/Piegan Lore
Carol

The Piegan tribe was southernmost at the headwaters of the Missouri River in Montana, a subtribe bel… Read More

Indian Headband Napkin Holder
Amy

These Indian headband napkin rings are wonderful Thanksgiving crafts for children to make. Read More

Native American Ball and Triangle Game
Amy

Native American children created their own means of entertainment like this Native American Ball and… Read More

Why The Blackfeet Never Kill Mice
Carol

"There was much quarreling among the animals and the birds. You see the Bear wanted to be chief, und… Read More

Make Native American Sand Painting
Amy

You can purchase playground sand, collect sand from the beach or even use colored craft sand for thi… Read More

Native American Sand Art Arrowhead Necklace
Amy

As we near Thanksgiving we often study the history of our country and the Native American Traditions… Read More

The Buffalo Rock - Native American Lore
Carol

The buffalo rock, as called by the Blackfeet Indians, was usually a fossil shell of some kind, picke… Read More

Make A Native American Bowl
Amy

As the kids study the history of our country and it’s original settlers, show them how to Make A Nat… Read More

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How to Explore Your Cherokee Ancestry

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The Meaning of Flag Colors to the Seminole Tribe of Florida

The Seminole tribe of Florida is comprised of several Native American tribes located
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How Navajo Indian Rugs are Made

Traditional Navajo rugs are made by hand, on an upright loom, using wool from Churro
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Cherokee Indians Diet & Food History

The Cherokee Indian tribe was forcibly moved to Oklahoma along the infamous Trail of
Cordilleras Creek

Native Plants in the Cordilleras Creek

The native plants that exist today along the Cordilleras Creek, in Redwood City,
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The Seven Cherokee Clans

Family kinship ties in the Cherokee tribe are determined by the mother's
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Navajo Indian Basketry

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