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A Cherokee woman had more rights and power than European women. She decided whom she would marry, and the man built a house for her, which was considered her property, or else he came to her or her mother's house to live. The house and children were hers.

Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans -  thus many later became classified as Black Indians

Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians

Tsianina, a Cherokee Native American woman. Photo taken between 1920 and 1930. by Tigerliyherbals

Tsianina, a Cherokee Native American woman. Photo taken between 1920 and 1930. by Tigerliyherbals

Sitting Bull: Sitting Bull (1831 – December 15, 1890) was a Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux holy man who led his people as a tribal chief during years of resistance to United States government policies.

Sitting Bull: Sitting Bull (1831 – December 15, 1890) was a Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux holy man who led his people as a tribal chief during years of resistance to United States government policies.

Sarcee Mom and Child, c.1900. Need to use this along with pic of mom and kids Dust Bowl image. Great lesson idea somewhere in there.

Sarcee Mom and Child, c.1900. Need to use this along with pic of mom and kids Dust Bowl image. Great lesson idea somewhere in there.

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