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Native American Tribes of Alabama provides links to information about language, culture and history of Alabama tribes, as well as teaching activities, books, and resources relating to the Indigenous Peoples of Alabama.

Alabama Indian Tribes and Languages

Information on the Native American tribes of Alabama, including a tribal map, reservation addresses, classroom activities and recommended history books.

The Story of the Longest and Largest Forced Migration of Native Americans in American History The Indian Removal Act of 1830 was the culmination of the United States policy to force native populations

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The Story of the Longest and Largest Forced Migration of Native Americans in American History The Indian Removal Act of 1830 was the culmination of the United States policy to force native populations

Map of Georgia tribes in the past

Georgia Indian Tribes and Languages

Information on the Native American tribes of Georgia, with a tribal map, reservation addresses, classroom activities and recommended history books.

Cherokee Indians Territory

Cherokee Indians - Learning about their history and village life

The Cherokee Indians are one of the most well known Native American tribes in history.

Indian Territory. Oklahoma did not become a state until 1907

Oklahoma Indian Territory Map Postcard

Oklahoma's name is derived from 2 Choctaw words: "Okla" meaning people & "Humma" meaning red, literally meaning Red People. There are currently 35 tibes of Indians living in Oklahoma: the 1970 census shows an Indian population of 97,731, establishing Oklahoma with the largest Indian population of any state in the Union. Descendants of the original 67 tribes inhabiting Indian Territory still live in Oklahoma. The National Y-Indian Guide Center Woolaroc Museum, near Bartlesville, OK.

"Did you know the name "Mississippi" is an Algonkian Indian word? It comes from words meaning "big river" in Ojibway and other northern Algonquian languages. The Mississippi River begins in northern Minnesota, where the Ojibway people live, and that is where the name of the river came from. There were never any Ojibway people in the state of Mississippi."

Mississippi Indian Tribes and Languages

Information on the Native American tribes of Mississippi, with maps, reservation addresses, classroom activities and recommended history books.

Map of Ohio Indian tribes in the past

Ohio Indian Tribes and Languages

Information on the Native American tribes of Ohio, with maps, reservation addresses, classroom activities and recommended history books.

Map of Pennsylvania tribes.

Pennsylvania Indian Tribes and Languages

Information on the Native American tribes of Pennsylvania, with maps, reservation addresses, classroom activities and recommended history books.

Map of Colorado tribes in the past

Colorado Indian Tribes and Languages

Information on the Native American tribes of Colorado, with maps, reservation addresses, classroom activities and recommended history books.

The Ways of My Grandmothers by Beverly Hungry Wolf. Book Description Release date: October 21, 1998 A young Native American woman creates a hauntingly beautiful tribute to an age-old way of life in this fascinating portrait of the women of the Blackfoot Indians. A captivating tapestry of personal and tribal history, legends and myths, and the wisdom passed down through generations of women, this extraordinary book is also a priceless record of the traditional skills and ways...

The Ways of My Grandmothers

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Oklahoma Indian Tribes and Languages

Oklahoma Indian Tribes and Languages

Information on the Native American tribes of Oklahoma, with maps, reservation addresses, classroom activities and recommended history books.

Sioux Women Waiting for Rations at Pine Ridge Reservation, 1891, courtesy Library of Congress

Artificial Want | Indians, Insanity, and American History Blog

When settlers arrived on Native American shores, they met robust nations with well-developed cultures and survival systems. However, native peoples did not