The Chickasaw Indians

The Chickasaw Indians

December 1, 2014 admin 0

Five of the Southeastern Indian nations – Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole – are sometimes called the “five Civilized Tribes”. The designation “civilized” is an […]

The Kalispel Indians

The Kalispel Indians

April 28, 2014 admin 0

The aboriginal homeland of the Kalispel (“Camas People”) was in the camas-rich area around Calispell Lake and the Pend Oreille River in what is now […]

The Chehalis Indians

July 31, 2013 admin 0

In 1792, American ships from Boston under the command of Captain Robert Gray sailed along the Pacific Coast of what is now Oregon and Washington […]

Farmers on the Northern Plains

The Kowa

April 18, 2013 admin 0

The Kiowa speak a language which linguists classify as a part of the Tanoan language family and is related to the Pueblos of Taos, Jemez, […]

Kiowa Religion

April 15, 2013 admin 0

While the Kiowa today have a reservation in Oklahoma, their own oral tradition as well as that of other tribes tells of their migrations from […]

Cherokee Families

February 26, 2013 admin 1

When the Europeans arrived in North America, they simply assumed that their concept of family was universal, moral, natural, and divinely-inspired. If there were any […]