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Early Cheyenne history – Native Americans

By |2019-03-25T12:45:28-07:00September 28th, 2017|History, North America|

Cheyenne history: For a long time, Cheyenne people lived in Minnesota, along rivers like this one. Algonquin and Cheyenne Cheyenne people are related to the Algonquin people. From the Paleo-Indian period onward Cheyenne people lived in the Great Lakes area (in modern Minnesota). Who are the Algonquin? The Blackfoot  Later Cheyenne people All our Native American articles [...]

Sitting Bull and Wounded Knee – Sioux history

By |2018-05-21T17:09:53-07:00August 14th, 2017|History, Native American|

Sioux history - Red Elk Woman, a member of the Sioux When did the Sioux first meet Europeans? In the 1500s and 1600s AD, Sioux people were still living around the Great Lakes (modern Minnesota). That's where they were in 1667 when they first met French fur traders. (Read about the early Sioux) When did the [...]

Cree and smallpox – American history

By |2019-04-29T04:50:41-07:00August 12th, 2017|History, Native American|

Cree history after 1500: A Cree man The Cree after 1500 AD In the 1500s AD, people who called themselves the Eenou lived in the northern part of North America, around what is now the border between the United States and Canada. Modern historians call them the Cree. Earlier Cree history American geography Colonization All [...]

Cree history – Native Americans

By |2019-04-29T04:35:07-07:00August 8th, 2017|History, Native American, Where|

Typical Cree environment - Great Lakes wetland Where did Cree people come from? The Cree probably started out as part of the Athabascan crew. When other Native people spread out south and east, the Athabascans, or Dene, stayed up north. Paleo-Indians American geography All our Native American articles Their language became different. But [...]