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Misconceptions ~ Teepees were widely used by the Great Plains tribes of North America, who lived a nomadic existence. Wigwams, on the other hand, were domed dwellings made of grass, cloth, and brush that were popular among the Native Americans of the Northeast and Southwest. American Indian dwelling varied immensely from region to region, and even from season to season.

Native American Prayer: "Oh, Great Spirit, Whose voice I hear in the winds, And whose breath gives life to all the world, Let me walk in beauty and let me learn the lessons you have hidden in every leaf and rock. So when life fades, as the fading sunset, my Spirit may come to you without shame."