American Indians

Since I was a young girl American Indians have always held a special place in my heart. My great Grandmother was half Cherokee.
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When the Trail of Tears started in 1838, the mothers of the Cherokee were grieving and crying so much, they were unable to help their children survive the journey. The elders prayed for a sign that would lift the mother’s spirits to give them strength. The next day a beautiful rose began to grow where each of the mother’s tears fell.

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Trail of Tears Map

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The Five Civilized Tribes of the Southeast Woodlands: The Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole. The nations rapidly assimilated white culture, raised stock, operated large farms, traded extensively with whites, adopted Christianity, owned Black slaves, and were educated at mission schools. It was the "mixed-bloods" who readily adapted to white civilization; the "traditionalists" did not. The Indian Removal Act of 1830, and the Treaty of New Echota, 1835, led to the Trail of Tear...

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Top 99 Questions about Native Americans

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Ga-benah-gewn-wonce, also known as Kay-bah-nung-we-way, and as John Smith, a Chippewa Indian, reputed to be 137 years of age, Was 'Oldest Person in the World.'

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Waste Nothing: Animal Uses | Wildwood Survival (Native American know how: Comanches made the most of their resources: "The animal stomachs were dried and used as food containers or water holders. Even tendons were put to good use, as bowstrings." excerpt from: "The Worst Hard Times")

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Lodges of the Chiefs by Museum of Photographic Arts Collections, via Flickr

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When you think of an Indian, you usually imagine them wearing their hair in braids. This hair style was often the traditional style among Native American Indians. What most people don’t know is that certain tribes had their own traditions when it came to hair. http://bit.ly/10TVxPn

When you think of an Indian, you usually imagine... | Native American News

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One of the earliest photos showing a Native American with a wolf - unlike the myths created about wolves by settlers, Indians maintained a close and respectful relationship with wolves.

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TRAIL OF TEARS

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Trail of Tears map....

Cherokee Indian Nation History Cherokee Indians Tribe Nation

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Medal of Honor recipient Ira Hayes, USMC. When young Ira Hayes left the Arizona Gila Indian reservation to go war as a US marine, the chief of the Pima Indian tribe told Ira to make his people proud and bring back Honor.

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also native american home images with info to print out here http://www.montessoriforeveryone.com/assets/PDF/Native_American_Homes.pdf

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Native American Indian girl ~ Katie Roubideaux, Rosebud Sioux, (1890-1991)

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Map of Native American Tribes

List and maps of Native American tribes

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.Native Americans Indians

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Choctaw boy

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Cree boy - circa 1900༺ ♠ ༻*ŦƶȠ*༺ ♠ ༻

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Black Elk (Oglala Sioux) 1863-1950. Black Elk experienced a vision at age nine that led to his becoming a medicine man renowned for his spiritual and healing powers. He participated in the Custer battle, the Ghost Dance religion and the Wounded Knee massacre. One of the most important books ever written about Native spirituality, "Black Elk Speaks: The Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux" has become the "bible" for young Indians, who look to it for spiritual guidance.

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Native American Dancer. "American Beauty" - by Craig Lamere

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Native American Art

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Jay Tavare travels regularly to visit the youth at the Mescalero Apache reservation in New Mexico. He has reported on the issue of teenage suicide and publicized a suicide prevention program at the reservation, called Honor Your Life.

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Native American Model Martin Sensmeier.

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