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The Cheyenne people mainly wore clothing and shoes made of elk, deer and buffalo skin decorated with porcupine quills and shells. Animal teeth and small bits of bone were used as well. Deerskin was the most popular type ... More »

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Before European traders arrived with firearms, the Cheyenne hunted and fought with the bow, knife, lance and war club. The weapons the Cheyenne used were much like those of other Great Plains tribes. Both men and women u... More »

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The Cheyenne originally settled in Minnesota as a woodland tribe, but they became horse-nomads of the Great Plains in the 1600s due to the influx of European settlers in the east. The Cheyenne Nation occupied the land fr... More »

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The Cheyenne originally settled in Minnesota as a woodland tribe, but they became horse-nomads of the Great Plains in the 1600s due to the influx of European settlers in the east. The Cheyenne Nation occupied the land fr... More »

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Traditional Lakota clothing was made using animal skins, such as elk and buffalo, and included dresses for women and leggings and buckskin shirts for men. Moccasins were common as footwear and long robes made from buffal... More »

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The Cheyenne Indians mostly ate buffalo and deer meat, squash, corn and other vegetables. They also bought fish, fruits and berries from other tribes. Their women did most of the cooking. More »

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Before European traders arrived with firearms, the Cheyenne hunted and fought with the bow, knife, lance and war club. The weapons the Cheyenne used were much like those of other Great Plains tribes. Both men and women u... More »

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