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Cherokee history – Native American history

By |2018-04-07T17:05:33+00:00August 8th, 2017|History, Native American|

Cherokee history: statues from Etowah (now northern Georgia) from about 1300 AD The Ani Chota The Cherokee nation was the largest nation of eastern North America.  They were probably also the most important. But they did not call themselves the Cherokee. They called themselves the Ani Chota. That means the people of Chota, [...]

Archaic North America – Native Americans

By |2018-08-28T12:58:01+00:00August 8th, 2017|History, Native American|

Archaic North America - the glaciers melted with the end of the Ice Age When did the Archaic period begin? After the Paleo-Indian period, beginning about 8000 BC, came the Archaic period. During the Early Archaic period, the Ice Age ended. The great glaciers that covered the northern part of North America gradually melted away. Hunters started [...]

Native American government

By |2018-04-24T09:45:58+00:00August 8th, 2017|Government, Native American|

A Mandan village in 1832 In the Paleo-Indian period, everyone in North America lived in small bands, usually just your family and maybe one or two other families - not more than ten to fifteen people. Most of the time, those were the only people you saw, and your mom, or your uncle or grandpa or [...]