- I-Lon-schka Osage Ceremony
- Shawnee Tribe
- Visiting the Hopi Tribe
- Common Hopi Symbols
- Kokopelli, trickster God and fertility diety
- Most Populous Indian Reservations
- Pawnee Beliefs
- Why the Turkey Gobbles
- Unktomi and the Bad Songs
- Race between Hummingbird and Crane
- The Eagles Revenge Cherokee Legend
- Pawnee Song of the Birds
- Omaha Sacred Creation Legend
- Origin of Strawberries
- The First Fire
Riding a dead horse
The tribal wisdom of the Dakota Indians passed on from generation to generation says that when you discover you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount. In modern education and government, far more advanced strategies have emerged:
How do native americans celebrate Christmas?
Christmas Traditions at Taos Pueblo
People begin gathering as the last rays of sunlight move their way up the ancient adobe structures. These aren’t just tribal members. We’re talking people from town, all over the region, even some from foreign countries.
The bonfires around the village are lit.
As darkness begins to fall, the Vespers Mass in the San Geronimo Church is concluded and the Christmas Eve procession begins.
Apache migration patterns
The Athabaskan people originally lived in what is now Alaska and Northern Canada. In the 1500s they began a slow migration South. The Athabaskan people we now know as Apaches migrated as far as southern Texas and Mexico.
Hopi Tribe of Arizona
The federally recognized Hopi Tribe lives in northeastern Arizona in twelve villages on three mesas.
California Southern Athabaskan Cultures
The Southern Athabaskan speakers of California lived in Northwestern California, on the coast and inland, midway between San Francisco Bay and the Oregon border (Humboldt & northern Mendocino Counties). They included the Lassik , Mattole, Nongatl, Sinkyone, and Wailaki tribes.
The Atsugewi Indians are one of the eleven bands of California Indians that make up the Pit River Tribe. They were originally located in Northeastern California, south of the Pit River in what is now Lassen County and eastern Shasta County. Atsugewi is also one of the two Palaihnihan branches of the Hokan language.
American Indian Wedding Prayer
Now you will feel no rain,
For each of you will be shelter to the other.
Now you will feel no cold,
For each of you will be warmth to the other.
Fort Mojave Indian Tribe of Arizona, California, and Nevada
When the Spanish arrived in the late 1500s, the Mojaves were the largest concentration of people in the Southwest. The land of the Mojave, the most northern of the Yuman tribes, stretched from Black Canyon to the Picacho Mountains below today’s Parker Dam, straddling the Colorado River.
Native American Church
The story of the Native American Church is one of cultural survival, social adaptation, and moral revitalization. On October 10, 1918, an intertribal coalition of Peyotists achieved legal definition for their religion through the incorporation of the Native American Church of Oklahoma.
The Sioux tell of the meaning of various bird omens.
Half of Native Mortgage Applicants Were Denied in 2013
Half of American Indians applying for mortgages last year didn't get one, according to federal data.