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Main Native America T

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Main Native American Tribes Across the US
By,
Cassidy Downs

Cree
Location: The Subarctic

Most Known For: Their Birch bark canoes, and their use of dogsleds as transportation
Blackfoot
Location: The Great Plains

Most Known For: The rafts they built for water transportation, and the
travois
, or dragging sleds, that they used to carry their belongings when traveling
crow
Location: The Great Plains

Most Known For: The men of the tribe growing their hair as long as possible, and only cutting it when they were mourning
Sioux
Location: The Great Plains

Most Known For: Being expert horse riders and travelers, after the Europeans introduced horses to North America. They are also known for their "peace pipes," or the beautiful smoking pipes used in trading.
Paiute
Location: The Great Basin

Most Known For: Their facial tattoos that related to their tribe, and using face paint for special occasions
Shoshone
Location: Mainly in the Great Basin, but partially in the Great Plains

Most Known For: Their bead work (specifically on clothing), and their big game hunting
Cheyenne
Location: The Great Plains

Most Known For: Allowing their women to take part in big game hunting (especially of Buffalo)
Pawnee
Location: The Great Plains

Most Known For: Their men shaving their heads to only a
scalplock
, or a single lock of hair at the back of their head. In addition, wearing a
porcupine roach
atop their head, an ornament commonly made of porcupine fur and hair from a white tailed deer
Ute
Location: Mostly in the Great Basin, partially in the Great Plains

Most Known For: Mothers using cradle boards, usually made of wood or woven basket fibers, to carry their young
Navajo
Location: The Four Corners region (includes Great Basin, Southwest, and Great Plains)

Most known For: Their men wearing wool shirts, and women wearing wool dresses (after sheep were introduced). Also, known for living in traditional Earth houses, called
hogans
.
Shawnee
Location: The Southeast and Eastern Woodlands

Most Known For: Their warriors shaving the sides of their heads, and wearing their hair in a Mohawk style
Cherokee
Location: The Southeast and Eastern Woodlands

Most Know For: The Art of making gourd masks, and basket weaving, using river cane wicker
Apache
Location: The Southwest

Most Known For: Both men and women wearing shell jewelry, especially choker necklaces
Choctaw
Location: The Southeast

Most Known For: Their beaded artwork, and magnificent woodcarvings
Seminole
Location: The Southeast

Most Know For: Their style of homes called
Chickees
, which had a raised base made of wood and plaster, and a roof made of Palmetto fibers
The Main Native American Tribes Across the US
Regions: Subarctic, Plateau, Great Basin, Southwest, Great Plains Eastern Woodlands, Southeast
Map:
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