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, […]

The Kiowa

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 […]

American Indian Religions

The Give-Away

December 19, 2012 admin 2

In 1884, the United States government formally outlawed all Indian religions. Part of the rationale behind the banning of Indian religions was the concern expressed […]

Traditional Whaling

Traditional Whaling

November 30, 2012 admin 0

The area along the Pacific Coast north of California and between the Cascade Mountains and the ocean, is the home to many Indian nations who […]

Navajo Weaving

October 15, 2012 admin 0

Even the most casual tourist who travels through the Navajo lands of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah cannot help but notice the abundance of […]

Assimilation in 1920

Assimilation in 1920

October 14, 2012 admin 1

By the late nineteenth century, all Americans, except for American Indians, knew for a fact that all Indian tribes would be extinct in the twentieth […]