Great Plains prairie meeting the Rocky Mountains at Waterton Lakes National Park Alberta Canada

Native Americans relied heavily on the land due to the hunter-gatherer nature. This lead to a lot of their myths being connected to the land and a lot of their traditions included respecting the land in any way they can, including rituals.

Great Plains Tribes Map. Many of the tribes of the Great Plains were nomadic and followed the buffalo migrations which provided their food. These tribes spent a good part of the year living in camps that could easily be dismantled and moved to follow the buffalo migrations. Other tribes of the plains were more sedentary. These tribes lived in permanent villages year round. They hunted but also relied on farming for their food supply.

Great Plains Tribes Map. Many of the tribes of the Great Plains were nomadic and followed the buffalo migrations which provided their food. These tribes spent a good part of the year living in camps that could easily be dismantled and moved to follow the buffalo migrations. Other tribes of the plains were more sedentary. These tribes lived in permanent villages year round. They hunted but also relied on farming for their food supply.

Misconceptions ~ Teepees were widely used by the Great Plains tribes of North America, who lived a nomadic existence. Wigwams, on the other hand, were domed dwellings made of grass, cloth, and brush that were popular among the Native Americans of the Northeast and Southwest. American Indian dwelling varied immensely from region to region, and even from season to season.SCROLL THIS!!!

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Contemporary Makers: Norbert Kohlruss Quilled Moccasins. Late 1800s Great Plains moccasins...elk sinew quilled on braintanned buckskin...dyed and natural porcupine quills...hand scraped rawhide soles, antique cloth binding on cuffs.

elk sinew quilled on braintanned buckskin.dyed and natural porcupine quills.hand scraped rawhide soles, antique cloth binding on cuffs.

"KING OTF" by destinikoonce ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring Timberland, Yummie by Heather Thomson, Great Plains, Dorothy Perkins, Michael Kors, adidas Originals, Topshop, BaubleBar, Plush and Splendid

"KING OTF" by destinikoonce ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring Timberland, Yummie by Heather Thomson, Great Plains, Dorothy Perkins, Michael Kors, adidas Originals, Topshop, BaubleBar, Plush and Splendid

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