Early raids, during the 17th century, on Indian villages by white, Jamestown settlers was an ominous sign of what was yet to come. The arrival of the Europeans to the New World started an age of exploration as well as subjugation of the natives...
Being a Ghigau, Nancy was not only allowed to sit in on counsel with the male leaders, but also had the power to spare captives. One such captive was Lydia Russell who was injured when she was captured just a day before a battle at Fort Watauga settlement which is now Elizabethton, Tennessee.
The history of totem poles around the Pacific Rim and Subpolar regions is many centuries old. In-depth research and interviewing from AD1700 to the present have revealed a global phenomenon previously unknown.
When numerous mammals suddenly vanished around 13,000 years ago, so did most of the earliest Americans. Referred to by some archaeologists as "Clovis Man" because of an early find in Clovis NM, these remarkable hunters of the extinct megafauna seemed to vanish too.
The magical, beautiful music of the flute opens the heart and calls to the spirit. The music turns into love notes that fall on the ear of the intended beloved.
School project ideas based on Native American tribes – specifically on the Nez Perce. See photos and instructions for making a Native American village and how to make an easy Indian costume.
Rosebud was dedicated to changing societal stigmas of the American Indian. To teach all people the history, culture, and traditions of Native Americans was her lifelong purpose.
These few women, and many more like them across America, have taken the creative gifts of their ancestors to weave a legacy of beautiful and fine art work in basket making. Their baskets are now treasured pieces of art work in private collections , museums, and historical societies.
The story of Pocahontas has been written and rewritten many times, but the most common is the fantasy version from Hollywood and Walt Disney. This version is based on the true facts which are no less gripping than the story book version.
Sarah lived in two worlds. She was born into the old ways, the traditions and freedom of her people. Much of her adult life, however, was spent among the white society.