American Indian Tribes List

These articles tell about the cultures of the Mayans, Pawnee, Choctaw, Apache, Comanche, Nez Perce, Wampanoag, and Chumash Indians. Learn the significance of feathers in an Indian headdress and the name of the Indian tribe that was the basis for the tradition of Thanksgiving.

Native American Ancestry

There are many people who while not being full blood native Americans do have ancestors that were Indians. If you think that there is any chance that you may have some native American ancestry in your family it may be worth your while to check it out and find out the truth about your ancestry. More...


Cherokee Indians

The Cherokee Indians were one of the largest of five Native American tribes who settled in the American Southeast portion of the country. The tribe came from Iroquoian descent. More...


Sioux Indians

The Sioux Indians actually came to North America from the continent of Asia about 30,000 years ago. The name Sioux actually means “little snake", which was given to the tribe by the Chippewa Indians. The features of Sioux Indians that particularly stand out is their long, straight jet-black hair, representative of people descending from Asia. More...


Apache Indians

The Apache Indians came from the Alaskan region, Canada, and portions of the American Southwest. Eventually the tribe migrated toward the United States further south, and divided itself into two basic regions, with the Rio Grande River serving as the dividing line. The Apaches were typically nomadic, meaning they traveled around, never quite settling in one place. More...


Native American Culture

Perhaps no other group of people has quite the rich and storied culture as those of the Native Americans. They have a history rich in struggle, strife, and triumph. So many aspects of our modern life were adapted from the old Indian cultures practiced centuries ago. Many familiar symbols that we take for granted were originated by Native Americans. More...


Steps to Your Indian Ancestry

You have wanted to know your ancestors for a long time and have perhaps been meaning to talk to that great aunt of yours about the Indians in your family.  Grandma said that you were Indian and you have wondered how to search the records to find out which tribe you are from and exactly what your heritage might be. More...


Aztec Indians

While the Aztec Indians seem larger than life, in actuality, they were small in stature. Women were several inches shy of five feet tall and the men barely topped that measurement. The society as a whole was very strict in the moral sense. Behaviors we witness every day like drunk and disorderly conduct and promiscuity were often penalize by death in the Aztec Indian culture. More...

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