Native American Indians

The Indigenous People of the United States

Discover interesting facts and information about the history and culture of Native American Indians and their tribes

Cheyenne Indian

Native American Culture Groups, Customs and Languages
Facts and info about all of the groups of Native American Indians with pictures and videos. The distinct Native Americans groups were the
Great Plains Indians, the Northwest Native Americans, the Northeast Woodland Indians, the Southwest Indians, the Southeast Native Americans, the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Indians and the Native Americans of California.

Native American Indians - Cultural Groups

A comprehensive and illustrated guide to Woodland & Great Plains Indians and other distinct groups of the native indigenous people of North America. These groups include the Northwest Native Americans, the Northeast Woodlands culture, the Southwest Indians, the Southeast Native Americans, the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Indians and the Native Americans of California. All of our articles are accompanied by pictures, paintings and many have videos - all bringing the life of Woodland & Plains American Indians and other groups of Native American Indians to life and enabling a better understanding of these different types of indigenous tribes & people.

Native American Indians by Regions
The culture and history of the Native American Indians groups are referred to on most pages. Learn about the life of the people of the different regions. Their languages, culture, religion, beliefs and ceremonies. The Geography of the State of their region, the animals, crops, the culture adopted, types of housing and homes and the way of life, lifestyle adopted by the different famous American Indian tribes who lived in each group and region.

Native American Indians
The articles and pictures of Native American Indians in this section provide an opportunity to study the differences between the life style and tribes of Native American Indians according to their different environments. There are pictures, paintings, images and photographs of the main American Indians and maps.

Map showing Native American Indians Cultural Groups

Map showing Native American Indians Cultural Groups

Native American Map - Culture Groups
The Map showing Native American Indians Cultural Groups illustrates the boundaries and borders of the various groups including the Native American Arctic, Native American Sub-Arctic, Native American Northwest coast, Native American Plateau, Native American Great Basin, Native American Plains, Native American Northeast, Native American Southeast, Native American Southwest and Native American California Indians.

 

Native American Indians  - Culture (Way of Life)
The way of life of the Native American Indians was dictated by climate, land, natural raw materials available and the animals, fish, birds, plants, nuts, berries and trees that were available to them. The subsistence of the American Indians was related to agriculture and hunting. The natural resources and materials available to the different groups of American Indians in each area or region provided the food and the clothing of the different tribes. The weather and the changing seasons also affected the way of life of each of the groups of Native American Indians, their lifestyles changed according to the time of the year. The American Indians languages, weapons, trading currencies, beliefs, ceremonies and religions were also important elements of their way of life. The Native Indians who lived on the borders of lands often reflected two types of lifestyles.

Native American Indians - Stone Tools
Before contact with the Europeans the indigenous population of American Indians lived a Stone Age existence. Although the area the different tribes covered the one thing they had in common was the use of stone tools. Every tribe made a variety of stone tools including hammers and scrapers. Weapons such as knives, arrowheads, and spear points were also made from stone. The American Indians had no sharp metal tools or weapons.

Native American Indians Groups - Great Plains Indians Culture
The climate, land and natural resources that were available to the American Indians and tribes resulted in the adoption of the culture shared by the Great Plains Indians. This section on the Great Plains Indians group provides facts and information about their languages, the Geography and Environment which were vast open prairies. There are facts and info about the Food, Plants, Religion, Ceremonies and Beliefs of the Great Plains group of American Indians.

Native American Indians Groups - Northwest Coast Culture
The mild climate, land and a large variety of natural resources that were available to the Indian tribes resulted in the adoption of the hunter fisher culture shared by the Northwest Coast Native Americans along the Pacific coast from British Columbia to the top of Northern California. This section on Northwest Coast Native Americans group provides facts and information about their climate, animals and the Plants, Trees and Crops in this region which provided their food, clothing and shelter. The Houses of American Indians depended on the materials available to them and whether the home was permanent or temporary.

Culture of Native American Indians of the Plateau River Basins
The Northwest Plateau Native Americans were hunters and fishers. This section on Northwest Plateau Native Americans group provides facts and information about their Geography, Environment and climate. The Plateau Indians lived in small villages alongside rivers. The animals and fish, included trout and salmon. The Shelters of the American Indians depended on the materials available to them and whether their home was temporary.

Culture of Native American Indians of the Great Basin
The climate, land and natural resources that were available to the Indian tribes resulted in the adoption of the culture shared by the Native American Indians of the Great Basin. Their Houses, Shelters and Homes of the American Indians depended on the materials available to them and whether the home was permanent or temporary. There are also facts and info about the Languages , Tribes, Religion, Ceremonies and Beliefs of the Native American Indians of the Great Basin.

Native American Indians Groups - Northeast Woodland Culture
The climate, land and natural resources that were available to the Indian tribes resulted in the adoption of the culture shared by the Northeast Woodland Indians. The animals and the Plants and Trees provided their food, clothing, shelter and decorations. Their Houses, and Homes of the American Indians depended on the materials available to them and included fortified villages. There are also facts and info about the Religion, Ceremonies and Beliefs of the Northeast Woodland Indians group.

 

 

Native American Indians Groups - Southwest Culture
This section on the Southwest Native Americans group provides facts and information about their languages, the Geography, Climate, Environment, Animals Plants, Crops and Trees. The cultures of the American Indians were diverse, some being static and others nomadic hunters. There are also facts and info about the Traditions, Religion, Ceremonies and Beliefs of the Southwest Native Americans group.

Native American Indians Groups - Southeast Culture
The climate, land, geography and natural resources that were available to the Indian tribes resulted in the adoption of the culture shared by the Southeast Native Americans. This section on the Southeast Native Americans group provides facts and information about their languages, the Plants, Trees, Crops, food, clothing and homes and shelters. The Southeast area was perfect for growing many crops including maize, beans and tobacco.

Native American Indians Groups - California Culture
The climate, land and natural resources that were available to the American Indians and their tribes resulted in the adoption of the culture shared by This section on the California Native Americans group provides facts and information about their languages, the temperate Geography of the State of the the California cultural group of Native Indians.

 

Sioux and Choctaw playing lacrosse

Sioux and Choctaw Native Americans playing lacrosse

 

Native American Indians Groups - Woodland & Plains Indians Cultures
The Woodland and Plains Indians were two diverse groups of Native Americans. The Eastern Woodlands Indians adopted the traditional cultures of the Mohegan, Ojibwa, Cree tribes living in the Eastern Woodlands of North America. The Plains Indians adopted the cultures of the Blackfoot, Hidatsa, Dakota (Sioux) tribes.

Native American Indians Groups - Arctic Culture
The Arctic Indigenous people live a hard life in the cold, flat, treeless Arctic region, near the Arctic Circle, of present day Alaska, Canada and Greenland.

Native American Indians Groups - Sub-Arctic Culture
This section on the Sub-Arctic people group provides facts and information about the American Indians languages, the Geography, animals,  plants and trees of the region.

Native American Indians - Native American Languages
The Native American Indians spoke approximately 600 dialects in many different languages. The range of the different languages and dialects are detailed in this section. Languages spoken by various tribes included the Siouan language, the Aleut language, the Algonquian language, the Athabascan languages, the Chinookan language and the Uto-Aztecan languages.

 

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Pictures and Videos of Native American Indians

Discover the vast selection of pictures on the subject of Native American Indians. The pictures show the clothing, weapons and decorations of various Native American Indians and their tribes that can be used as a really useful educational resource for kids and children of all ages. We have included pictures and videos to accompany the main topic of this section - Native American Indians. The videos enable fast access to the images, paintings and pictures of American Indians together with the information and the many facts featured on this subject. Details of all of the articles and pages contained on www.warpaths2peacepipes.com can be accessed via the American Indian Tribes Index. We hope you enjoy watching the American Indians and Woodland & Plains Indians related videos - just click and play - a great educational resource for kids on the subject of Native American Indians.

 

 

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