Citizenship for Native American Veterans
During World War I, about 9,000 American Indians served in the armed
The Reservation System: American Indian Schools
As the Dawes Act was allocating tribal lands to individuals and selling other land to whites,
Linguistic and Sociohistorical Aspects of a Native American Pidgin
Drawing on fieldwork and archival research, Drechsel presents a grammatical, sociolinguistic, and ethnohistorical study of Mobilian
The Conquest of the Karankawas and the Tonkawas
In 1821, although Spain claimed what is now Texas, American Indian groups occupied it.
Cherokee Farming Techniques
Although early American settlers often believed that American Indian tribes were merely hunter/gatherer
What Is a Native Bustle?
A native bustle is an American Indian article of clothing mostly seen in the Central Plains during the 1880-1920
Language – Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
The Choctaw language is an essential element of the Tribal culture, tradition and identity.
How to Assemble Crow Bustles
The American Indian powwow dancers are known to all of us, but the traditions behind them are too often less familiar.
A Description of the Chippewa Chief’s Hat
The Chippewa Indians are one of the largest American Indian groups in North America. The terms "Chippewa" and
How to Build a Pow Wow Drum
Native American pow wow drums are the most recognized symbols of American Indian
Native American Indian Hair Traditions
For thousands of years before the arrival of European explorers, Native Americans lived off the land and developed distinct
How to Make an American Indian Model Tepee
The tepee, also known as a tipi or teepee, was the traditional housing of nomadic American Indian tribes who followed buffalo herds.
Bringing Native American to the Classroom
Teaching American Indian culture in the classroom is an important counterpoint to the way native culture is portrayed in storybooks and Hollywood