Native American Journal Entry

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These recent times have been tough for the tribe. Since the appearance of the Europeans upon our lands there has been a great plague upon our society. They brought with them unknown diseases that have infected much of the tribe and killed many others, the Europeans go to our hunting grounds killing hundreds of buffalo’s for pleasure and we have been restricted to a certain piece of land. The Europeans have set up a village at the top of a nearby hillside and although we keep in relative peace with them, it is as if they are saying we are watching you. Actions such as these will not be accepted and must be dealt with and we have many opportunities to accomplish this. Their settlement was recently built and lacks proper fortifications …show more content…

On the day of the hunt we would follow the one chosen to drive the buffalo up to the prairie. He would be dressed in a dried buffalo skin and would wear a gutted buffalo head over his. We would then take cover behind large rocks or under animal skins. Once in place the chosen one, usually a medicine man, would attract the buffalo’s attention by bobbing his head, motioning his arms or whatever it would take to get them to notice he

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