The Native American origins and meanings of the names of US states.

In addition to a marked absence of blood type B and the Rh-negative blood type among Native Americans, several other characteristics of their blood types set them apart from the Mongoloid peoples, with whom they were sometimes classed in the past.

  - Articles refering to Native Americans as they were the first to inhabit the country.

Most Native Americans who live in the far northern forests must migrate regularly to followcaribou herds and other game, so plank houses aren't a good choice for them.


The Sioux traded regularly with other tribes of the Great Plains.

Native American kids have real-life hopes and real-life problems, just like other kids do.

Paleo-Indian Era (Stone Age culture) the earliest human inhabitants of
America who lived in caves and were Nomadic hunters of large game
including the Great Mammoth


The Native Americans were also the first to raise turkeys.

Broader classifications of the more than 80 South American languagefamilies into a smaller number of macrophyla have been proposed by JosephGreenberg, Morris Swadesh, Cestmir Loukotka, and others. Because theseSouth American stocks have not as yet been fully documented with listsof cognate sets, they are not accepted by all specialists.

These Indians moved about the plains following the herds.




Although the Calusa Indians of southern Florida were not agricultural people, they built
technologically advanced cities with windbreaks, seawalls, piers, and canal systems.

Plains Indians - Native Americans in Olden Times for Kids

Plankhouses are Native American homes used by tribes of the Northwest Coast (from northern California all the way up to Alaska.)Plank houses are made of long, flat planks of cedar wood lashed to a wooden frame.

North American Indians Of The Plains

Chickees (also known as chickee huts, stilt houses or platform dwellings) are Native American homes used primarily in Florida by tribes like the Seminole Indians.

American Indians - Plains Tribes & Southeastern Tribes

Native American plank houses look rather similar to oldEuropean houses, but the Indians didn't learn to build them from Europeans-- this style of house was used on the Northwest Coast long beforeEuropeans arrived.

Native American Indians in Indiana - Collectors World Online




Four tribes make up this powerful Plains Indian nation: the Blackfoot (Blackfeet) in
Montana and the Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai in Canada.