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  Indians of North America
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Prehistoric Cultures

Cultures by Region

Biographies of Famous Native Americans

Websites on Native American Cultures

Regional Map

Prehistoric Cultures

Cultures by Region

Eastern Woodlands



Desert Southwest


Great Plains


Great Basin


Great Plateau


California Coast


Pacific Northwest Coast



Far North (Arctic)



South America




Notable American Indians - Websites

Biographies of Notable American Indians 

Big Foot (??-1890) --leader of the Miniconjou band massacred at Wounded Knee Creek in 1890.

Black Hawk (1767–1838) --Chief of Sauk tribe: leader of Sauk & Fox Indians in Black Hawk War.

Crazy Horse (1849-1877) ---Oglala Sioux chief

Dorris, Michael (1945-1997) --Modoc (ancestry) --author:  Morning Girl

Erdrich, Louise (1954-    ) --Ojibway-Chippewa (ancestry) --author: The Birchbark House

Gall  (1840-1894)  --Sioux chief

Geronimo ( 1829-1909 ) Apache war leader

Chief Joseph (1840-1904) --Nez Percé chief

Pocahontas (circa 1595-1617) --Powhatan peacemaker

Popé (??-1692) --Pueblo medicine man

Powhatan  (1547-1618) --Powhatan chief

Red Cloud (1822-1909) --Oglala Sioux chief

Sacajawea (1790?-1812 or 1884) --Shoshone interpreter

Sitting Bull (1831-1890) --Sioux chief

Wovoka (1856-1932) --Paiute religious leader; also known as Jack Wilson


Websites on Further Historical Information



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