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14 08, 2017

Shawnee and Tecumseh – American history

By |2018-04-08T21:33:38-08:00August 14th, 2017|History, Native American|0 Comments

A Shawnee cooking pot (ca. 1500 AD) The Shawnee people probably first suffered from contact with European explorers and traders shortly after 1500 AD. That's when they caught measles from their Iroquois and Mississippian neighbors. Many Shawnee died. [...]

10 08, 2017

Green corn ceremony – Native American religion

By |2019-07-25T09:34:39-08:00August 10th, 2017|Food, Native American, Religion|0 Comments

Green corn ceremony: Corn, beans, and squash growing together When people started farming... Like other people around the world, when people in North America started to get more of their food [...]

8 08, 2017

Blackfoot history – Native Americans

By |2018-04-07T17:05:33-08:00August 8th, 2017|History, Native American|0 Comments

Montana landscape with a moose calf wading People we call Athabascans or Dene lived in Blackfoot territory (modern Montana and Canada) in the Paleo-Indian period, by around 10,000 BC. They lived by hunting and gathering. They [...]