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Native American Tribes and Cultures
Native American Tribes and Cultures(13 Photos)
Native American cultures in the United States include socially and geographically diverse groups.
Native American Warriors and Battles
Native American Warriors and Battles(13 Photos)
Discover the history of conflict between colonial and American governments and the Native American population of the United States.
Native Americans: Legislation
Native Americans: Legislation(12 Photos)
For more than 300 years, Native Americans have fought, often through legal efforts, to preserve and maintain their cultures, land and way of life.
American BuffaloVideo Clip (2:52)
Video Clip (2:52)
The construction of the railroad led to the near-extinction of the buffalo, which had sustained native populations for centuries.
Sitting BullVideo Clip (2:54)
Video Clip (2:54)
The tragic, yet true tale of Sitting Bull, the leader of the Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux tribe who led his people's resistance against the United States, sung by musician and artist Jeffrey Lewis.
The Last of the Sioux
The Last of the SiouxVideo Clip (3:48)
Video Clip (3:48)
Resistant to government regulated reservations, the Sioux retreated into the Black Hills until a final massacre at Wounded Knee.
The Buffalo and Native Americans
The Buffalo and Native AmericansVideo Clip (1:52)
Video Clip (1:52)
The buffalo was an essential part of Native American life, used in everything from religious rituals to teepee construction.
Andrew Jackson's Controversial Decisions
Andrew Jackson's Controversial DecisionsVideo Clip (3:31)
Video Clip (3:31)
Find out how Andrew Jackson's controversial Indian Removal Act paved the way for The Trail of Tears.
Demise of the Anasazi
Demise of the AnasaziVideo Clip (2:40)
Video Clip (2:40)
Did climate change force the Anasazi to abandon their settlement?
Mystery at Alcatraz
Mystery at AlcatrazVideo Clip (2:49)
Video Clip (2:49)
Reports of the supernatural at Alcatraz Island date back to the 1400s. After it became a federal penitentiary in 1934, claims of hauntings and other phenomena only increased, and continue to this day.
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