Birds in Aleut Culture
The Aleutian Islands in Alaska is home to the Aleuts (Unangan) native people and a massive avian population.
Herbs in the Sea Used by American Indians
In a Wampanoag story about the Circle of Life, the Great Sprit tells the giant Maushop that he must let his
Indian Names for Camps
The names here presented, for Camps, have been chosen out of many because the words are easily
Bestowing a New Name
The bestowal of a new name upon an adult generally took place at some tribal ceremony when all the people were gathered
Giving the Child a Name
This ceremony, formerly practiced among the Omaha and cognate tribes, took place in the spring, "when the grass was up and the birds were
Children’s Native American Names
Among the Omaha a ceremony was observed shortly after the birth of a child that on broad lines reflects a general belief among the Native
The Hand Game
This game is played among eighty-one Indian tribes of the United
How to Get Recognized by a Tribe
If you have Native American heritage, you may be able to obtain formal recognition from a
Native American White Deer Traditions
Animals have special significance for many Native American tribes.
Facts on Horses of Plains Indians
The Native American tribes of North America's Great Plains numbered near 30.
Do the Inuit Have Wedding Celebrations?
Wedding ceremonies are different in virtually every culture, with some lasting for
How to Identify Stone Tools & Weapons
Indigenous tribal people have used stone tools and weapons for survival, and these stone pieces can still be found as
How to Make a Choctaw Dress
Choctaw dresses are traditional dresses worn by women of the Native American Choctaw tribe of Mississippi and