Native American tribes traveled by way of walking, dugout canoes and horseback. Horses are not native to the Americas, and many tribes did not have them until the 1700s.Continue Reading
Native Americans walked to get wherever they needed to go on land. When needing to travel by water they used dugout canoes. Dugouts were made from the trunks of large trees, usually cottonwood trees, that were "dugout" or hollowed out using axes made of stone and carefully constructed fires. These canoes were heavy and were propelled through the water using long poles.
Horses became popular when the Apache Tribe began to raid Spanish settlements for the beasts in the 1650s. The Apache traded the horses with other tribes resulting in the spread of the animal throughout the various Native American Tribes.Learn more about US History
The pan-Indian movement is any movement that brings together various Native American tribes and promotes unity between them. Often tribes join forces for political purposes, erasing any tribal lines or former rivalries between the groups. By teaming up, the various tribes work together to protect the interest of all Native Americans.Full Answer >
Native American tribes are located throughout the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii. Many tribal governments are located on reservations or other allotted land, but most Native Americans live outside of those reservations.Full Answer >
The Iroquois Indians are members of a group of Native American tribes, which was referred to by European colonists as the "Six Nations." This confederacy of tribes originally occupied an area close to Lake Ontario in New York but later extended its domain into parts of Pennsylvania and Ohio.Full Answer >
The Hopi, Pueblo, Zuni, Navajo and Western Apache are a few of the Native American tribes that lived in the Southwestern United States. The Southwestern United States region includes the states of California, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Colorado and Nevada.Full Answer >