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How to Use Yucca Root
Amy

Yucca plants belong to the agave family and thrive in most of North America. Read More

Facts on Turkey Feathers
Amy

At full maturity, turkeys have 3,500 feathers, most of which are disposed at the time they are kille… Read More

Black Hawk War events
Carol

There were over 100 separate attacks, raids, skirmishes, murders, and massacres between April 1865 a… Read More

How to Identify Markings on an Ancient Indian Pottery Vase
Amy

Identifying markings on ancient Native American (Indian) pottery can be challenging. Read More

Black Hawk War timeline
Carol

849 - Chief Walker met with Brigham Young to offer summer hunting ground for White settlement Novem… Read More

Pueblo Deer Dance History
Amy

For over 500 years, Pueblo Indians settled in the area of present-day New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado,… Read More

Black Hawk War (1865–72)
Carol

The Black Hawk War, or Black Hawk's War, from 1865 to 1872, is the name of the estimated 150 battles… Read More

How to Build Cherokee Indian Tools
Amy

Originally native to the Southeastern United States, the Cherokee tribes received their name from th… Read More

Battle of Powder River
Carol

The Battle of Powder River, also known as the Reynolds Battle, occurred on March 17, 1876, in Montan… Read More

Information About Moccasin Shoes
Amy

From plains and forestland to the runways and high-end catalogs, moccasins have been a popular and f… Read More

Bifacial Stone Tools
Amy

Bifacial stone tools are produced by systematically chipping or flaking an unmodified rock, called a… Read More

Hualapai War (1865–1870)
Carol

The Hualapai War, or Walapai War, was an armed conflict fought from 1865 to 1870 between the Hualapa… Read More

Value of Navajo Sand Art
Amy

Since its inception, Navajo sand art evolved from temporary religious paintings used for ceremonies… Read More

Native American Uses of Oak Trees for Food
Amy

Oak trees thrive in temperate regions throughout the northern hemisphere. Read More

The Sand Creek Massacre aftermath
Carol

The Sand Creek Massacre resulted in a heavy loss of life, mostly among Cheyenne and Arapaho women an… Read More

The History of the Indian War Dance
Amy

In past centuries Native Americans performed dance rituals for specific reasons. Read More

The Sand Creek Massacre background
Carol

The Sand Creek Massacre (also known as the Chivington Massacre, the Battle of Sand Creek or the Mass… Read More

History of Navajo Turquoise Jewelry
Amy

Turquoise, the stone that represents happiness, health, and luck to the Navajo tribe, is a common co… Read More

The Snake War (1864–1868)
Carol

The Snake War (1864–1868) was a war fought by the United States of America against the "Snake Indian… Read More

New Mexican Indian Pottery
Amy

New Mexican Indian pottery is made predominantly by the Navajo, Hopi (sometimes distinguished as bei… Read More

Alaska governor to sign Native language bill six months...

Alaska governor to sign Native language bill six months later Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell (R) will fina… Read More

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Rituals of the Crow Indian Tribe

The Crow are a Plains Indian tribe, so many of their rituals are similar to those of
Indians of the Nez Perce Tribe

What Kind of Jobs Do the Nez Perce Have?

The Nez Perce tribe is a federally recognized sovereign government and Native
Native American Drums

How to Make Ceremonial Native-American Drums

Drums are an important part of most Native American cultures. Drums are used as a
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Yucca Root

How to Use Yucca Root

Yucca plants belong to the agave family and thrive in most of North America.
Facts on Turkey Feathers

Facts on Turkey Feathers

At full maturity, turkeys have 3,500 feathers, most of which are disposed at the
Monument to remember first settlers killed by Indians in Manti, Utah on Oct. 4, 1853.

Black Hawk War events

There were over 100 separate attacks, raids, skirmishes, murders, and massacres
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Just 190 years ago, less than 8,000 non-Indians lived in Michigan.

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Native American Carding Sheep's Wool to Prepare it for  Weaving a Blanket.      

Navajo Indian Art- Rug & Blanket Weaving

Ethnologists believe that the Navajo were influenced by the early Pueblo blanket
Navajo Indian Basketry

Navajo Indian Basketry

When is comes to making baskets, their utility is as important as their religious
Santo Domingo jar in polychrome, 1910.

Santo Domingo Pottery Making

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