I picked the Chinook tribe, which is a northwestern tribe located around the columbian river, or today's Washington and Oregon. The land and climate really defined how the Chinook people lived and is why it’s defined as a folk culture. The Chinook tribe is around large forests that the tribe uses to build canoes and large houses. The Chinook tribe would build these large houses and many people could live inside, these houses were made out of red cedar a tree that was very abundant in the area. The Climate where the Chinook tribe located was very harsh but easy at times. The climate existed of very rainy seasons with very hot seasons that defined what the Chinook tribe would wear. The Chinook tribe would wear little to nothing on the hot
He led four of the six Iroquois nations on the British side in the American Revolution. After the war, he discouraged further Indian warfare on the frontier and aided the U.S. commissioners in securing peace treaties with the Miamis and other western tribes
Reason number one is that he helped start the fur trade. The fur trade played a major role in the development of the united states and canada. With the fur trade you could make hats and clothes to wear. And The fur trade also gave indians tools, and weapons to use. So with the fur trade the indians were trading fur for weapons and tools, and we were trading the tools for fur.
Saskatchewan was focused upon in this essay for two reasons. The first being that the author had lived in that province for the majority of time they have been in Canada and so is more familiar with the various customs and cultures that exist in the place. The second reason is that the natives have lived on this land for tens of thousands of years, hence an incredible amount of diversity exists among the cultures here . The two cultures focused upon in this essay are the Cree and the Lakota.
He led many expeditions into South America. Most were unsuccessful because they met many hostile tribes and he didn’t have
The Cherokee tribe is known as one of the earliest and largest Indian tribe in North America. They are federally recognized even today among several states(museum). While they slowly became Americanized by the Europeans who came over to America, some still practice their typical Indian rituals publicly today. Most converted to Christianity and their government in Oklahoma is based off the American government with three branches. One would believe that the Trail of Tears could have completely vanquished these Indians but many made it through the horrendous trial and kept the Indian bloodline going even present day (Conley).
Hero of the southern campaign in the American Revolution, who was known for his mastery of the small-unit tactics necessary for effective guerrilla warfare.
The Lenape Indians are the natives of New Jersey and were around well before any of the explorers or our ancestors came to the area. They had a society rich of culture, traditions, beliefs and customs. They are one of the largest Indian tribes on the east coast, containing three primary divisions or clans. Frederick Hodge (1907) worked for the Bureau of American Ethnology and has done extensive research on the topic of Native Americans. Hodge compiled a detailed reference book called The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, which gives detailed histories on many of the American Indian tribes. According to Hodge, the Lenape or Delaware Indians were an Indian society based from the Delaware area all the way to southern New York in
The Cherokees were natives to the new land before the europeans came to colonized it.
The Cahuilla were a Native Southern Californian tribe that occupied the Riverside County, Higher Palomar Mountain Region and East Colorado Desert. The tribe was divided into two groups or moieties know as Wildcats or Coyotes. The Cahuilla lived in small clans that varied in population, and together all the separate clans made up a larger political group called a sib ”http://www.aguacaliente.org/content/History%20&%20Culture/.” The tribe was at first considered to be very simple and savage because they were never interacted with. As the Europeans and Spanish Missionaries considered the desert an inhospitable place that was better to avoid because
Once upon a time there was a girl named Chilam she is 14 years old. She is Native American in the Comanche Tribe. Her mother gave her the name. It means snowbird. The reason why she gave her the name is because her hair is as white as a snowbird all around and it was unusual to most people. Her family is really big so that they need to use a really big teepee because that is what they used in the 1800,s. When Chilam was born her mom was holding her and all of a sudden her eyes turned as blue as the baby blue sky. Only her mom saw she had no idea what to do but to just keep it a secret. One day when Chilam was three her mom finally wanted to find out why her eyes glowed blue. So she left Chilam in the teepee with the rest of the family so they can watch her.
The Chiricahua band of the larger Apache tribe was fractured through attempted assimilation by the United States government. The attempted assimilation of a regionally nomadic people whose entire society spiritually and culturally is based upon ties to nature leads to an eventual violent reaction by a portion of the tribe, through propagation of fear and political pressure the entire band is taken into custody with prisoner of war status. Eventually this status will define and even give way to the only federally created tribe, a unique distinction created through a federal over-reach of power that can be considered genocidal in nature. This tribe is known as the Fort Sill Apaches.
He turned his life around which in turn gave a new found light to the Indian people. For the rest of his life he would be known as Tenskwatawa, the “open door” a name that was used because of the new role he obtained as the religious leader of the native people. He wanted the Indians to go back to their traditional values and more importantly rely on the food, clothing and equipment used by their ancestors. Tenskwatawa used religion to unify the American Indians by going around town to town and introducing the natives to his practicing. His teaching assured them that the master of life had not forgotten his children, and if they would follow Tenskwatawa they would, indeed be revitalized. With the faith that he gained he was able to restore peace and order in the world full of chaos that the Indians were
When Gall was a teenager he developed a reputation to be a very skilled hunter and warrior. In Gall's late twenties he became a chief. One of the youngest chief's to be in the Hunkpapa tribe. During the Battle of Little Big Horn, Gall and his troops joined Sitting
He was also looking for ways to make money. He was some sort of business man selling whisky across California and starting a saloon. He also loved playing cards. One day when he was out exploring, he was captured by the Crow Indians. Who later, made him chief of war. As chief, He fought lots of battles for the Crow Indians.