Indigenous Peoples of North America
Classification of indigenous peoples of North America according to Alfred Kroeber:
Map of Native American nations and tribes. Click on it to see large image.
Map of Alaskan Native Peoples. Click on it to see large image.
List of Native Peoples of North America (with population numbers) with links to Wikipedia pages:
Tribal grouping Total 4,119,301 Apache 96,833 Blackfeet 85,750 Cherokee 729,533 Cheyenne 18,204 Chickasaw 38,351 Chippewa 149,669 Choctaw 158,774 Colville 9,393 Comanche 19,376 Cree 7,734 Creek 71,310 Crow 13,394 Delaware 16,341 Houma 8,713 Iroquois 80,822 Kiowa 12,242 Latin American Indian 180,940 Lumbee 57,868 Mahican ? Menominee 9,840 Navajo 298,197 Osage 15,897 Ottawa 10,677 Paiute 13,532 Pima 11,493 Potawatomi 25,595 Pueblo 74,085 Puget Sound Salish 14,631 Seminole 27,431 Shawnee Tribe 2,226 Shoshone 12,026 Sioux 153,360 Tohono O’odham 20,087 Ute 10,385 Yakama 10,851 Yaqui 22,412 Yuman 8,976 Other specified American Indian tribes 357,658 American Indian tribe, not specified 2 195,902 Alaska Athabascan 18,838 Aleut 16,978 Eskimo 54,761 Tlingit-Haida 22,365 Other specified Alaska Native tribes 3,973 Alaska Native tribe, not specified 8,702 American Indian or Alaska Native tribes, not specified 3 1
Presentation Pairs (click here to go to the list of presentions)
The Wampanoag People (Northeast)
The Sioux People (Plains)
Wikipedia Text with vocabulary
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Pow Wows: contemporary Native American activities.
Obama's New Agenda Gives Hope to Native Youth
In Whose Honor? (the issue of Indian mascots in American Sports)