How to Make a Peyote Fan
Native Americans use peyote fans in a variety of events, including church ceremonies, Pow-wows and gourd
Tiguex War (1540-1541)
The Tiguex War was one of the first wars between Europeans and Native Americans in what is now the United States. It was fought in the winter of 1540-41 by the expedition of Francisco Vásquez de
What Did a Choctaw Indian Live In?
The Choctaw are a tribe of Native Americans that originally resided in the southern United States in the area that is now
What is a Wampum Belt?
Wampum belts are belts made from wampum, or shell beads traditionally crafted by the Eastern Woodlands tribes.
Travis and Rosemary Lewis – Santa Clara
Travis and Rosemary Lewis are full blooded Native Americans born into the Santa Clara-Tewa/Pima Pueblo. Travis was born in 1951 and Rosemary was born in 1952. Rosemary began experimenting with
Gender Role Differences Among American Indians
American Indians (now more commonly called Native Americans) in the 19th century differed a great deal from one
Do the Inuit Have Wedding Celebrations?
Wedding ceremonies are different in virtually every culture, with some lasting for
How to Make a Moccasin Bow Tie
Originally created by Native Americans, moccasins are leather shoes lined with fur, or more in modern manufacturing,
How to Make Deerskin Moccasins
Moccasins are soft leather slippers that were first made and worn by Native Americans.
How Did Indians Make a Travois?
A travois is a mode of transportation used by Native Americans in the 18th and early 19th
Description of a Choctaw Blanket
Like most of the Native Americans of the historical period after 1500, the Choctaw were resourceful people who used what nature
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.
The Comanche tribe is made up of Native Americans who once inhabited the Great Plains in the 18th century