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NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES

Native American Facts for Kids
This "Facts For Kids" section was designed to provide simple online information about American Indians in an easy-to-read question and answer format. We encourage students, especially older kids, to look through our main information on American Indian tribes to get the best feel for the cultures they are studying.

Investigating The First Thanksgiving
"You Are the Historian" from Plimoth Plantation. What really happened between the Wampanoag People and the English Colonists?

First Americans

Native American Web sites
Here is a great collection of web sites about Native American Tribes from Newman School.

Reference Resources on Native Americans
From KID INFO- check for your tribe here.

American Indian Tribes
From the Abenaki to the Yurok, an alphabetical reference site by Fact Monster from Information Please.

American Indian Tribes and Cultures
An indexed list of links to sites on specific American Indian tribes and cultures.

Native American Shelters from emuseum
Click on the region and find information about the types of shelters the Natives Americans there used.

Native American Housing
Longhouse photos, Pit housing, Tepee photos, Tipi photos, Wickiuo photos, Wigwam photos

Indian Shelters
Descriptions and drawings of Indian Shelters.

Wigwams

Native American Clothing

Culture Areas and the Locations of Tribes with Illustrated Clothing

Native American Sites

Native American Tribes/Nations

Native American Facts, Legends and Links


Native American Tribe Internet Resources


Algonquin
Algonquin Indian Fact Sheet

Anasazi
Mesa Verde - The World of the Anasazi


Apache
General information about the Apache, Pueblo, and Zuni. Links to information about art, food, religion, children, vocabulary. There are also legends written by the students at The Orchard School.

Blackfoot
The Blackfoot Indians

Cherokee
History of the Cherokee

Facts about the language, people, and history of the Cherokee.

Cheyenne
Facts about the language, people, and history of the Cheyenne.

Plains Indians
Information from The National Park Service

Cree

Facts about the language, people, and history of the Cree.

Crow
Crow Indian Fact Sheet


Hopi
General information about the Hopi. Links to information about art, food, religion, children, vocabulary. There are also legends written by the students at The Orchard School.

Inuit
Inuit Culture, Traditions, and History

Traditional Inuit Games
Some grade six students at Aqsarniit School in Iqaluit, Nunavut did a project on some of our favorite Traditional Inuit Games.

Traditional Inuit Tools
This information was prepared by students of Aqsarniit Ilinniarvik.

Iroquois

First Americans from Grade Schoolers - houses, food and clothes

Makah
The Makah Nation on Washington's Olympic Peninsula

Mohawk
The Mohawk Tribe


Navajo
General information about the Navajo. Links to information about art, food, religion, children, vocabulary. There are also legends written by the students at The Orchard School.

Tribe information from The Hawk’s Nest.

Nez Perce
Nez Perce history - Jackson Sundown, Nez Perce Tribal Flag, Frequently Asked Questions, Missionaries kate and Sue McBeth

Ojibwa
Ojibwa Their name also occurs as Ojibway and Chippeway

Ottowa

Facts about the language, people, and history of the Ottowa.

Penobscot
Facts about the language, people and history of the Penobscot.

Pomo
Pomo Indian Tribe History

Historical Review of Elem Indian Colony

Pueblo
Pueblo

General information about the Apache, Pueblo, and Zuni. Links to information about art, food, religion, children, vocabulary. There are also legends written by the students at The Orchard School.

Seminole
Tribe information

Shoshoni
Shoshoni tribe information

Sioux
Lakota and Dakota Sioux Fact Sheet


Plains Indians
Information from The National Park Service


Tlingit
First Americans from Grade Schoolers - houses, food and clothes.

Utes
Land use history of North America: Colorado Plateau

Wamanoag
Information from Northeast Wigwam.

Wampanoag Daily Life

Zuni
General information about the Apache, Pueblo, and Zuni. Links to information about art, food, religion, children, vocabulary. There are also legends written by the students at The Orchard School.

 

Tracking the Buffalo
This activity explores the role of the buffalo in the lives of the American Indians of the northern plains.

Ask For Kids

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page created November 2008
update November 2009