Native American Life


A comprehensive illustrated guide to Native American Life with pictures and videos. Containing facts and information about different aspects of the everyday life and lifestyle of Native American Indians. Facts and information about many items used in Native American life. Discover how the men and children lived in Indian villages. Find out about their music and musical instruments including drums and flute. Native American Food and cooking.

Native American Life
A comprehensive and illustrated guide to Native American Life and the everyday lifestyle of the Native American Indian. All of our articles are accompanied by pictures, paintings and many have videos - all bringing Native American Life literally to life and enabling a better understanding of each of subjects covered.

Information and Facts about Native American Life
Discover facts and information about items that were invented by Indians to make their daily life and work more comfortable. Learn about their leisure time and the games that the men, women and children played. Their music and songs and the musical instruments that accompanied their customs and festivals. What type of food did they eat? How did their food vary from one region to another? Examples of some Native American recipes and special types of food such as pemmican and hominy. Native American hunting and the many uses of the buffalo. Modes of transport and how this varied from one area to another, from the horse to the travois and the canoe. Discover facts and information about all these elements of Native American Life.


Native American Life
This section covers a variety of different subjects with articles about Native American Life.

Native American Life
PemmicanThe Mustang HorseNative American Indian Horses
American Indian TattoosNative American PaintMaking Fire
Native American PaintWar PaintMaking Fire
Smoke SignalsFace And Body PaintingNative Indian Men
Native American DrumsWampumThe Three Sisters
Native American HuntingNative American CanoesNative Indian Games
Native American MusicComancheroBuffalo
TravoisThe Three SistersKayaks
Native American FoodNative Indian DogNative American Recipes
Native American ChildrenNative American WordsNative American Songs
Native Indian ReservationNative American StereotypesNative Indian Children
Native Indian AnimalsNative Indian ChiefNative Indian Flute
Pow-wow Native Indian Bread

Articles covering Native American Religion, beliefs, customs, traditions, lifestyle, dance, ceremonies, rituals and festivals containing helpful facts and information are available in the Native American Indians Cultural Groups section.



Native American Life - Stone Age Life
The life styles of Native Americans ranged from nomadic, semi-nomadic to static. They lived in separate tribes across the vast continent of North America and the Native Indian life was dictated by the natural resources that were available to them.
Their North American Life and pre-historic Stone Age lifestyle only changed when the Europeans appeared. The Native Americans had never undergone the changes and transition to the Bronze Age Life or the Iron Age Life. Their weapons and tools were all made of stone, they had not experienced the use of metals, their life was a primitive one.


Native American Life
Native American Life and traditions were related to specific individual tribes and different areas and regions. Articles on specific elements of Daily North American life include articles about their food, their recipes, the processing of animals and the various methods of cooking. How they travelled. when they would travel and the mode of transport available to them including the travois and canoes. In some tribes the food included fish. There are facts and information about the methods of fishing and the production of fish oils. The animals that were found in villages and the role of animals in the Native American life from dogs to horses. Their leisure time was important as were the sports and the games that they played. The following picture illustrates a favourite game of some of the Native American tribes - Lacrosse.

Sioux and Choctaw Lacrosse players by caitlin

Picture of Sioux and Choctaw Lacrosse players by George Catlin 


Native American Life

  • Native American Life for kids
  • History, Food, games, leisure of Native Americans
  • Images and Pictures of Native Indians
  • Interesting Facts and information for kids and schools
  • Daily Life, music, musical instruments
  • Life style and daily way of life
  • Native American Life for kids with pictures and Videos


Pictures and Videos of Native American Life

Discover the vast selection of pictures on the subject of Native American Life. The pictures show the clothing, War Paint, weapons and decorations of various Native Indian 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 Life. The videos enable fast access to the images, paintings and pictures together with the information and the many facts featured on this subject. Details of all of the articles and pages contained on can be accessed via the Native Indian Tribes Index. We hope you enjoy watching the Native American Life related videos - just click and play - a great educational resource for kids about American Indian Life.



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