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There are over 500 recognized tribes in the USA, each with their own culture. Contrary to popular belief, we do not all live in tipis (mainly because we live in houses now, btw) but the tipi belonged to the plains culture, which I am from. We are not one homogenous culture, we are each unique, with our own beliefs, stories, and ways of life. I feel like this should not be news.

Chief Seattle... Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All thing are bound together. All things connect. I love this... what a beautiful thought!

from NPR.org

The Map Of Native American Tribes You've Never Seen Before

Carapella has designed maps of Canada and the continental U.S. showing the original locations and names of Native American tribes. View the full map (PDF).

from Art and design inspiration from around the world - CreativeRoots

Native American map

Native American map. found via tairrastrange. [Only a few of hundreds of tribal groups are shown.]

Crazy Horse (1840-77) was a leader of the Oglala Lakota. He took up arms against the U.S. Federal government to fight against encroachments on the territories & way of life of the Lakota people, including leading a war party at the Battle of Little Bighorn in June 1876. After surrendering to U.S. troops in 1877, he was fatally wounded by a military guard while allegedly resisting imprisonment at Camp Robinson, Nebraska. He ranks among the most notable & iconic of Native American tribal…

Indian woman and owl, Blind River, Ontario. From Woman and the Owl Project ~ Cultivating and Connecting Women Spiritual Leaders http://womanandtheowl.com/2012/08/22/how-the-woman-and-the-owl-project-got-its-name/

from Lochgarry's Blog

Ancient Winds And Memories of A Time Long Ago