Some Native American names are Mona, Namid, Angeni, Kai and Kanti as well as Kaliska, Takala, Orenda, Osyka and Oya. These names each have a unique meaning and represent a certain Native American tribe.
Some Native American words are "vo'kome," which is the Cheyenne word for white. Some other Cheyenne words are "enesta," which means "hear," "enemene," which means "sing," and "ehoohta," which means "leave." Other Native American words are "enhskat," which means "one" in...
Over 12,000 years ago, groups of nomadic people began to emigrate across a land bridge that joined Asia to what is now Alaska. These were the ancestors of the tribes of North America, whose population was approximately 50 million by the time of the European arrival in t...
According to Native American beliefs, the bear symbolizes healing, inner strength, knowledge and the cyclical nature of life, and the turtle represents wisdom, patience, planning and an ability to change. In Native American traditions, animals serve as totems, or spirit...
Many different dictionaries exist for Native American languages. Access to these resources is available on websites such as the Native Languages of the Americas, Sage and Sweetgrass and the New Lakota Dictionary from the Lakota Language Consortium.
Some common last names for Native Americans are Begay, Yazzie, Locklear, Garcia and Martinez. A few other commonly used American Indian names are Hunt, Wilson, Tsosie, Smith and Oxendine.
Examples of American Indian tribes native to Arizona include the Hopi Tribe, Yavapia-Prescott Tribe, Cocopah Tribe and Havasupai Tribe. Other tribes include the San Juan Southern Paiutes, the Navajo Nation and the San Carlos Apache Tribe.