The Plains Indians
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teepees made of animal skins
buffalo and other game, corn and other crops, nuts, grasses, berries
The Plain Indians were very religious, which included many ceremonies and dances. They made elegant crafts. They had many traditions and strict rules of behavior.
plains from Canada to Texas and from the Rocky Mountains to the Mississippi River
hunting; gathering; trading; farming (in wet areas)
People who move around from place to place. The plains Indians would move from place to place but stay within the Great Plains.
The plains Indians ate buffalo meat, they used buffalo hide to make their houses, clothes and ropes, they used the sinews to make thread, they shaped awls from the bones, they made jugs and drinking containers from the bladders, they used the dung for fuel.
Culture of the Plains Indians
The Plain Indian culture included warfare, dances, horsemanship, customs and crafts.
The Plain Indians were great Hunters
The Plain Indians did not need to farm, they had guns and horses and there were alot of buffalo herds on the Plains. They became great hunters.
A wide area of flat or rolling land with few trees.