Taos Pueblo Reservation

Taos Pueblo

Famous Pueblo People

Fort Mohave Indian Reservation

Fort Mohave Indian Reservation

The Fort Mojave Indian Reservation straddles the Colorado River, and the State line of both California and Nevada.

Blackfeet Indian Reservation

Blackfeet Indian Reservation fields

Blackfeet Indian Reservation is in the U.S. state of Montana, located just east of Glacier National Park. In fact, the Blackfeet ceded the land that is now Glacier Park to the United States to make the park. It borders the Canadian province of Alberta. The Blackfeet Indian Reservation is home to the primarily Piegan Blackfeet branch, and some Southern Siksika. The other three branches of the Blackfoot tribe reside on other reservations in Alberta, Canada.

San Juan Pueblo

San Juan Pueblo in New Mexico

Famous Pueblo People

Hualapai Indian Reservation

Home with outdoor oven on Hualapai Indian Reservation

 The Hualapai or Walapai  are a tribe of Native Americans who live in the mountains of northwestern Arizona, United States. Today they are enrolled in the Hualapai Indian Tribe of the Hualapai Indian Reservation.

Manuelito, Navajo Chief

Manuelito (1818–1893) was one of the principal war chiefs of the Diné people before, during and after the Long Walk Period. His name means Little Manuel in Spanish. As any Navajo, he was known by different names depending upon context.

Pictures of Manuelito, Navajo Chief

Navajo Chief Manuelito, who was acclaimed head-chief in 1855 at the conference with Governor Meriwether

Manuelito (1818–1893) was one of the principal war chiefs of the Diné people before, during and after the Long Walk Period. His name means Little Manuel in Spanish. As any Navajo, he was known by different names depending upon context. … Continue reading

Lipan Apache Tribe

Present-day Lipan Apaches mostly live throughout the U.S. Southwest, in Texas, and on the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona, as well as with the Mescalero tribe on the Mescalero Reservation in New Mexico. The San Carlos and Mescalero tribes have federal recognition.  The Lipan Apache Tribe is a state-recognized tribe headquartered in McAllen, Texas. Some Lipans also live in urban and rural areas throughout North America (Mexico, United States and Canada).

Tribes of the Great Sioux Nation

Map of present day Sioux Reservations, and their original reservation.

Sioux indians, tribes, nations and reservations The Great Sioux Nation is actually made up of 18 separate tribes, or bands in the US, and 12 in Canada. These are divided into three divisions: the Lakota Sioux, Dakota Sioux, and the … Continue reading

Indian Families or Stocks in the United States

There are 32 Indian families or stocks, who are related by languages in the United States.

Aberginian Indians

Aberginian is a collective term used by the early settlers on Massachusetts Bay for the tribes to the north. They were described in 1654 as consisting of the Massachusett, Wippanap, and Tarratine tribes.

Ababco tribe

The Ababco were an eastern Algonquian tribe or sub-tribe.

Great Plains Indian Wars

There were at least 19 major wars and numerous battles with the Plains Indians (including most of Texas, the rest of Texas is in the Southwest) in the westward expansion of the United States.

Great Basin Indian Wars

The tribes of the Great Basin, for the most part Shoshone, were severely impacted by the Oregon and California Trails and by Mormon emigration to Utah. Beginning with their encounter with Lewis and Clark, the Shoshone had generally had friendly relations with American and British fur traders and trappers. Eventually eight major conflicts developed in the Great Basin culture area.

California Indian Wars

Because of the small U.S. Army garrison west of the Rockies, and the economic and political effects of the California Gold Rush, most of the early conflicts with the mostly unwarlike California Indians involved local parties of miners or settlers.

Southwest Indian Wars

The Southwest Indian Wars included the Navajo Wars, Yuma War, Mohave War, Apache wars, Black Hawk War (1865–1872) and Apache-Mexico Wars.

Pacific Northwest and Plateau Indian Wars

A number of battles occurred in the wake of the Oregon Treaty of 1846 and the creation of Oregon Territory and Washington Territory. Among the causes of conflict were a sudden immigration to the region and a series of gold rushes throughout the Pacific Northwest. These conflicts are grouped into eight Indian Wars.

Black Kettle Quotes

Quotes from Southern Cheyenne peace chief, Black Kettle, also known as Motavato.

Chief Black Kettle, Southern Cheyenne

Chief Black Kettle, Southern Cheyenne

Chief Black Kettle (Mo’ohtavetoo’o) (born ca. 1803, killed November 27, 1868) was a leader of the Southern Cheyenne after 1854. He was known as a peacemaker who accepted numerous treaties to protect his people. He survived the Sand Creek Massacre in 1864. He and his wife were among those killed in 1868 at the Battle of Washita River, in a US Army attack on their camp by George Armstrong Custer. They were shot in the back.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Higher Education Grants

Available to enrolled Cheyenne-Arapaho tribal members who are either undergraduate or graduate students.

Bois Forte Band of Chippewa Scholarship Program

Applicants for the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa Scholarship Program must be an enrolled member of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa Indians at an accredited institution of higher education.

Benefits and services available to native americans


What benefits are available to native americans because of their federal tribal status?
~Submitted by Katie D.


Indian Affairs, through its government-to-government relationship with federally recognized tribes, carries out the Federal Government’s unique and continuing relationship with and responsibility to tribes and Indian people. Indian Affairs programs support and assist federally recognized tribes in the development of tribal governments, strong economies, and quality programs.

The scope of Indian Affairs programs is extensive and includes a range of services comparable to the programs of state and local government, e.g., education, social services, law enforcement, courts, real estate services, agriculture and range management, and resource protection.

The Relationship between native american long hair styles and extrasensory perception

An interesting find revealed that long hair in men was actually related to consciousness or the sixth sense. Does that sound preposterous? Lets delve a bit more into this topic as it relates to extrasensory perception.

Actors, actresses and musicians you may not have known have native american heritage

With more than five million people of Native American descent living in the United States, it’s not surprising that many famous people who are in the arts and entertainment industries are members of one of the many tribes on record, or their ancestors were.

Guardian of Yosemite

A Miwok Legend: Guardian of Yosemite
as told by S. E. Schlosser

For many nights and many days, the guardian spirit of Tisayac watched over the beautiful valley of Yosemite. Often, the gentle spirit would drift invisibly among the good folk of the valley, and it was during one of these visits that she noticed a tall, proud man named Tutokanula.