Southwest Native Americans : Native Peoples of the Southwest.

 Native American Indians of Northern Canada, the Kaska still live in traditional communities today.

Native American Tribes and Regions - Team Straus

Native American culture goes back thousands of years; to a time when these indigenous people lived in what is now known as North America. Native American culture revolved heavily around nature, and every aspect of their lives was based around the Earth. The Native American tribes worshipped the spirits of these animals as gods, but they also killed them for food and clothing. They would never waste any part of the animals though, they would eat the meat, wear the hides, they used the skin to make drums and they used the bones for tools and weapons.

Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest, the Makah Indians were well-known as expert whalers.

Southwest Native American Culture ..




Together with their cousins the Ioway and Otoe Native Americans, the Missouria are Plains Indians
who once hunted the great buffalo herds.

Native people of Mexico and the American Southwest, the Pima tribe is famous for their basket art.




The Sioux Indians, who call themselves "Lakota" or "Dakota," are one of the largest and
best-known Native American tribes of the Great Plains.

:Clickable US map with information about the American Indians of each region.


Southwest Indians in Olden Times Native Americans for Kids ..

American Indians in the United States are the indigenous peoples in North America within the boundaries of the present-day continental United States, parts of Alaska, and the island state of Hawaii.
They are composed of numerous, distinct tribes, states, and ethnic groups, many of which survive as intact political communities. The terms used to refer to Native Americans are controversial; according to a 1995 US Census Bureau set of home interviews, most of the respondents with an expressed preference refer to themselves as American Indians or Indians.

Religions of Southwestern Native Americans

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.

Tribes and Regions - Native American History for Kids

This index has links to resources at Sacred-texts aboutthe religion, mythology, folklore and spiritual practices of Native Americansof the desert Southwestern region.

Native American Indian Baskets of the Southwest - …

Thousands of years ago there were over ten million Native Americans living within the territory that is now the United States. The Native American cultural traditions varied among the thousands of different tribes that were spread throughout the land. Soon settlers started arriving on the shores of the Native American homelands and started pushing the Native American Indians from their homes and eventually off of their tribes land. The European settlers made their new homes on the Native Americans land and interfered with the that had relatively lived in peace until now. When the European settlers arrived here they brought with them many diseases from Europe that killed many Native Americans and many more tribes were forced from their lands. Eventually the United States government set aside land for the Native Americans, and many of these Indian reservations are still around today. There are still signs all over the country of the great Native American culture that once ruled these lands, and Native American art and fashions are more popular than ever.

Native American Regions: The Desert Southwest - YouTube

The Native Americans from the southwest region of the United States inhabited in the present-day states of New Mexico, South Colorado, Arizona, and northern Mexico. The Apache, Hopi, Navajo, Pueblo, and Zuni tribes were the predominant tribes that made up the Southwest Indians.