American Bison
The American Bison (Bison Bison) or American Buffalo is the largest land animal found in North America.
Bison hunting
Bison hunting (hunting of the American bison, also commonly known as the American buffalo) was an activity fundamental to the economy and society of the Plains Indians peoples who inhabited the vast g...
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Arapaho language
The Arapaho (Arapahoe) language (in Arapaho: Hinónoʼeitíít ) is one of the Plains Algonquian languages, closely related to Gros Ventre and other Arapahoan languages. It is spoken by the Arapaho people...
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American Bison
The American Bison (Bison Bison) or American Buffalo is the largest land animal found in North America.
Fancy dance
Fancy dance, Pan-Indian dancing, Fancy Feather or Fancy War Dance is a style of dance some believe was originally created by members of the Ponca tribe in the 1920s and 1930s, in an attempt to preser...
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Arnold Short Bull
Arnold Short Bull (Lakota: Tȟatȟáŋka Ptéčela) (c. 1845-1923), a member of the Sičháŋǧu (Brulé) Lakota tribe of Native Americans, instrumental in bringing the Ghost Dance movement to the reservations.<...
Plains Cree
Plains Cree (native name: ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ nēhiyawēwin) is a dialect of the Algonquian language, Cree, which is the most populous Canadian indigenous language. Plains Cree is sometimes considered a dialect of...
Pinus contorta
Pinus contorta, with the common names lodgepole pine and shore pine, and also known as twisted pine, and contorta pine, is a common tree in western North America. It is common near the ocean shore and...
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Plains hide painting
Plains hide painting is a traditional Plains Indian artistic practice of painting on either tanned or raw animal hides. Tipis, tipi liners, shields, parfleches, robes, clothing, drums, and winter coun...
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Algic languages
The Algic (also Algonquian–Wiyot–Yurok or Algonquian–Ritwan) languages are an indigenous language family of North America. Most Algic languages belong to the Algonquian family, dispersed over a broad ...
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Lakota Woman
Lakota Woman is a memoir by Mary Brave Bird, formerly Mary Crow Dog, a Sicangu Lakota. Reared on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota, she describes her childhood and young adulthood, which ...
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Parfleche
A parfleche is a Native American rawhide bag, typically used for holding dried meats and pemmican.The word was originally used by French fur traders (it was not a word used by the Native Americans). I...
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Circle of the Sun
Circle of the Sun is a 1960 short documentary film on Kainai Nation, or Blood Tribe, of Southern Alberta, which captured their Sun Dance ritual on film for the first time. Tribal leaders, who worried...
Sarcee language
Sarcee (Sarsi), also Tsuut’ina (Tsuu T’ina, Tsu T’ina, Tsúùtínà) is a language spoken by the people of the Tsuu T'ina Nation band government whose reserve and community is near Calgary, Alberta. It b...
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Waterlily (novel)
Waterlily is a novel by Ella Cara Deloria.
Waterlily was written by Deloria in the early 1940s but was not published until 1988, eighteen years after her death. The original novel was significantl...
Many Horses
Many Horses was a holy man of the Oglala Lakota tribe. He was a friend of Sitting Bull and a believer in the Ghost Dance. In the spring of 1890, he organized a Ghost Dance ritual at Standing Rock Rese...
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Gunstock war club
The gunstock club or gun stock war club is an indigenous weapon used by Native Americans, named for its similar appearance to the wooden stocks of muskets and rifles of the time. Gunstock clubs were m...
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Green Grass, Running Water
Green Grass, Running Water is a 1993 novel by Thomas King, a writer of Cherokee and Greek/German-American descent, and United States and Canadian dual citizenship. He was born and grew up in the Unite...
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Blackfoot mythology
There are many myths surrounding the Blackfoot Native Americans as well as Aboriginal people. The Blackfeet inhabit areas of Alberta, Canada, and areas of Montana. These stories, myths, origins, and l...
Earth lodge
An earth lodge is a semi-subterranean building covered partially or completely with earth, best known from the Native American cultures of the Great Plains and Eastern Woodlands. Most earth lodges ar...
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Winter count
Winter counts (Lakota: waníyetu wówapi or waníyetu iyáwapi) are pictorial calendars or histories in which tribal records and events were recorded by Native Americans in North America. The Blackfeet, ...
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Tipi
A tipi (also tepee and teepee) is a conical tent, traditionally made of animal skins, and wooden poles. The tipi was used by the nomadic tribes/band governments of the Great Plains and Canadian Prairi...
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Kicking Bear
Kicking Bear (March 18, 1846 – May 28, 1904), also called Matȟó Wanáȟtake, was an Oglala Lakota who became a band chief of the Miniconjou Lakota Sioux. He fought in several battles with his brother, ...
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Grass dance
The Grass dance or Omaha dance is a style of modern Native American men's pow wow dancing originating in the warrior societies on the Northern Great Plains. Unlike most forms of pow wow dancing, the g...
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