Indian Tribes


A comprehensive illustrated guide to Indian Tribes of North America with pictures and videos. The Indian Tribes include the Apache, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chinook, Comanche, Hopi and Sioux. Containing facts and information about United States Indian Tribes. Learn about the men and women of these Famous tribes and facts about their History, Clothing Houses, Food, Weapons, Art and Culture.

Indian Tribes
A comprehensive and illustrated guide to famous Indian Tribes and the culture of the Native American and the indigenous people of North America. All of our articles are accompanied by pictures and paintings, all bringing Native Indian Tribes to life and enabling a better understanding of the Native American people. The amazing picture on the right is of an Hidatsu Tribe Dog Dancer.

Indian Tribes
The culture and history of the Indian Tribes of North America form the basis of this section. Learn about the life of the people of the Indian Tribes. Their lifestyle, history, clothing, culture, religion, beliefs and ceremonies. The role of Indian women and children in each of the Indian Tribes. The types of houses and homes they lived in and their food. The clothes and clothing of all the different tribes of Native American Indians. Also refer to the A-Z Indian Tribes List

The massive area of the United States incorporates many different types of climate and land. The way of life of the different tribes were dictated by the natural raw materials available in the area they lived and the animals, fish, birds, plants, nuts, berries and trees. Their subsistence was related to agriculture and hunting.


Information and Facts about Indian Tribes
The articles and pictures of Native American Indians in this section provide an opportunity to study the differences between the tribes of the Native Americans. There are articles about the history of the major tribes together with many history timelines. Additional facts about their great chiefs and leaders can be found in the section on Famous Native Americans.

A- Z List of Indian Tribes
The famous tribes list have been listed according to the locations and cultural groups. Refer to the A-Z Indian Tribes List that provides access to illustrated comprehensive facts and information about each of the famous tribes. Discover interesting facts about the Plains, Great Basin, Californian, Northwest Pacific Coast, Plateau, Northeast Woodland, Southeast, Artic and the Southwest Indian Tribes.

Great Plains Indian Tribes
The Great Plains Indian Tribes were situated in the present states of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.

The Indian tribes lived in many types of houses before they migrated to the Great Plains including Longhouses and Earth Lodges. They later lived a nomadic lifestyle, using tepees as shelters and hunting buffalo.

Great Basin Indian Tribes
The lands occupied by many of the Great Basin Indian Tribes consisted of barren wasteland of deserts, salt flats and brackish lakes in the states of Idaho, Oregon, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada and Montana. The shelters and houses of the Indian tribes were Brush Shelters, Lean-tos and Wickiups.

California Indian Tribes
The California Indian Tribes lived in the mild temperate climate of California encompassing coastal regions, rivers and lakes. The tribes lived in various types of houses and shelters including grass mat houses, kiich houses, Cedar Bark Lodges, Redwood Plank Houses and semi-subterranean pit houses or earthlodges

Northwest Pacific Coast Indian Tribes
The Northwest Pacific Coast Indian Tribes lived in the present day states of Oregon and Washington, were famous for their totem poles and lived in Plankhouses.

Bella CoolaChinook TribeClatsop Tribe
Cowlitz TribeKathlamet TribeHaida Tribe
Tlingit TribeTsimshian TribeWahkiakum
Coast Salish TribeFlathead Native Indians

Plateau Indian Tribes
The Plateau Indian Indian Tribes inhabited Northeast Oregon, Southeast Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. The Plateau tribes originally lived in Tule Mat Lodges and also lived in semi-subterranean Pit houses or earthen lodges. The Plateau Indian Tribes used Dugout Canoes as their mode of transport.

Northeast Woodland Indian Tribes
The lands inhabited by the Northeast Woodland Indian Tribes extended mainly across the New England States, lower Canada, west to Minnesota, and north of the Ohio River. Typical shelters were birch bark Longhouses and Wigwams and they travelled in either Birch Bark or Dugout canoes.

Southeast Indian Tribes
The Southeast Indian Tribes were located in the states of Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Florida. The types of shelters and houses of the Southeastern tribes varied according to their location and included the famous Caddo 'Beehive' Thatched Grass Houses, Chickees and Wattle and Daub Houses.

Arctic Indian Tribes
The Artic Indian Tribes were located in present-day Alaska, Canada and Greenland. They lived in Igloos and Barabaras.

 Aleut TribeInuit Tribe

Southwest Indian Tribes
The Southwest Indian Indian Tribes were located the states of Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado and Texas. The farmers lived in villages of Adobe (pueblo) houses and the hunters lived in Hogans, brush shelters or wickiups.

The Ancient People
The following articles provide facts and information about the ancient people referred to as the Mound Builders and the Anasazi people.


Native American Indian Tribes
The life styles of the various Indian Tribes ranged from nomadic, semi-nomadic to static and their clothing, houses and homes reflected their way of life. The different types of houses, homes and shelters of tribes included tepees, wigwams, brush shelters, wickiups, chickees, earthen houses, hogans, earth lodges, pit houses, longhouses, adobe houses, pueblos, wattle and daub, grass houses and plankhouses. All of these Indian houses and facts and information about the tribes are described together with videos, pictures, photographs and Indian paintings.

Native American Indian Tribes
The natural resources and materials available provided the food and the clothing of the indigenous tribes of North America. The weather and the changing seasons also affected the way of life of Native American Indian tribes at different times of the year especially their houses, homes and transport. Their language, religions, weapons, trading currencies, beliefs and religions were also important elements of their way of life. Articles include facts and info about the Apache Indians, Pueblo, Blackfoot, Cherokee, Cheyenne Indian tribes, Chinook, Comanche, Creek, Hopi Indian tribes, Huron, Iroquois, Mohawk, Mohican, Natchez, Navajo , Pawnee, Sioux Indian tribes.

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Pictures and Videos of Indian Tribes
Discover the vast selection of pictures and videos on the subject of Indian Tribes. The pictures show the clothing, weapons, houses and decorations of various 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 on Tribes. 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 tribes related videos - just click and play - a great educational resource for kids.


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