This ceremony was to symbolize the end of the girl's childhood and her time to approach marriage. The marriage would be negotiated by her family.
Everyday of her life a Native American woman worked hard to provide a home, food and clothing for her family. Every tool used she hand made or was passed down from Grandmothers before her.
Native Americans criss-crossed through the Northwest Territory of America and the Northeast until the were driven back by other nations and the European settlers. The nations themselves lost track of one another. From this they gained strange nicknames - Naked People, Long Tails, Neutrals, etc...
November is Native American Heritage month. In honor of all Native Americans, past and present, I dedicate this article.
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.
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.
There are countless modern remedies and medicines that are based on the continuous study and knowledge of the different plants and herbs used by wise Native Americans for thousands of years.
Travels through the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys are filled with scenic landscapes, views that might be passed by with nothing more than a second glance at the beauty they bestow. Upon careful inspection, you might notice the rolling slope of a hill; if you're paying particular attention to the...
Mayan ball courts in Mexico required passing a ball through a hole high on the court wall, while kicking & throwing a larger ball at statues. The play was intense and the winner was sacrificed.
Canada is home to hundreds of Native American Nations or First Nations. Many are located in Ontario.