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Plains Indians

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  • 1. The Plains Indians
  • 2. Who were the Plains Indians?
    • Skilled artists
    • Farmers
    • agriculture the main source of food
    • Warrior society
    • Well-organized religion
    • Each tribe had a unique language
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  • 6. Spanish bring the horse
    • Used for hunting and transportation
    • Able to follow the buffalo
    • Buffalo
    • grocery store for the Plains Indians
    • able to migrate with the herds
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  • 8. Ceremonies
    • The Sun Dance was the most spectacular and important religious ceremony of the Plains Indians
    • Each tribe has its own distinct rituals and methods of performing the dance, but many of the ceremonies have features in common, including dancing , singing , praying , drumming, the experience of visions , fasting , and in some cases piercing of the chest or back.
    • The dance involves fixed gazing at the sun while dancing, blowing of eagle bone whistles, fasting, and sometimes, self-torture.
    • It shows that there is no true end to life, but a cycle of symbolic and true deaths and rebirths. All of nature is intertwined and dependent on one another. This gives an equal ground to everything on the Earth.
  • 9. Roles of Women
    • Supervised life in the home
      • Gathered food
      • Prepared meals
      • Made tepees
      • Cared for children
      • Taught the traditions on their people
          • Oral tradition
  • 10. Roles of Men
    • Protected family and village
    • Hunted for family
    • Taught hunting skills to boys
    • Supervised spiritual life of family
    • Military leadership
  • 11. Waged war to
    • Defend territory
    • Protect people
    • Extend territory
    • Gain horses
    • Prove bravery

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