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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.
The Buffalo and Native Americans
The Buffalo and Native AmericansVideo Clip (1:52)
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The buffalo was an essential part of Native American life, used in everything from religious rituals to teepee construction.
American BuffaloVideo Clip (2:52)
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The construction of the railroad led to the near-extinction of the buffalo, which had sustained native populations for centuries.
Andrew Jackson's Controversial Decisions
Andrew Jackson's Controversial DecisionsVideo Clip (3:31)
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Find out how Andrew Jackson's controversial Indian Removal Act paved the way for The Trail of Tears.
President Andrew Jackson
President Andrew JacksonVideo Clip (3:37)
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Andrew Jackson called himself a Jeffersonian Democrat, while Thomas Jefferson called Jackson a dangerous man. Find out more about this "hero of the common man."
Andrew Jackson's Firsts
Andrew Jackson's FirstsVideo Clip (1:36)
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Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States, but he was the first in many other ways.
Sitting BullVideo Clip (2:54)
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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.
PocahontasVideo Clip (3:00)
Video Clip (3:00)
Learn the epic story of the famous Native American king's daughter as told by musician and artist Jeffrey Lewis.
The Last of the Sioux
The Last of the SiouxVideo Clip (3:48)
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Resistant to government regulated reservations, the Sioux retreated into the Black Hills until a final massacre at Wounded Knee.
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In 1838, the U.S. government ordered tens of thousands of Native Americans to move from their homelands in the southeastern states to the newly established â€œIndian territoryâ€ west of the Mississippi River--a forced journey known as the Trail…Go
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