How to Build a Medicine Wheel

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Sacred circles exist in virtually every culture in the world, past and present.

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Scipio Raid and the Battle of Gravelly Ford

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By June 1866 the threat against the Sanpete and Sevier settlements had grown with the telling. Black Hawk had threatened to bring enough men to destroy Manti and Warren Snow that year. 125 additional militia were sent south from Salt Lake to prevent such an attack.

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Mayan Pyramids of Tikal

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The Mayan pyramids in Tikal are among all that remain of the once powerful city-state.

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How to Make Seminole Blowguns

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The Native American Seminole tribe, originally from Florida, is believed to have traditionally used blowguns to hunt birds.

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Circleville Massacre

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By 1866, Mormon and Indian confrontations were heated. Church officials ordered to have the Paiutes disarmed. Black Hawk and his band had killed many during the year before while defending their rights to their land. A determined camp of Paiutes remained in Circle Valley (Box Creek – now Circleville), trying to be friendly with the Mormons. However, the Mormomns felt that they were in danger every moment, as some of the Natives were so aggressive that the Saints believed danger was imminent.

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How to Use Yucca Root

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Yucca plants belong to the agave family and thrive in most of North America.

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Facts on Turkey Feathers

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Facts on Turkey Feathers

At full maturity, turkeys have 3,500 feathers, most of which are disposed at the time they are killed

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Black Hawk War events

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There were over 100 separate attacks, raids, skirmishes, murders, and massacres between April 1865 and October 1872 which constitute the events of the Black Hawk War in Utah. A few key events are listed here in chronological order.

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How to Identify Markings on an Ancient Indian Pottery Vase

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Identifying markings on ancient Native American (Indian) pottery can be challenging.

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Black Hawk War timeline

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849 – Chief Walker met with Brigham Young to offer summer hunting ground for White settlement
November 1849 – Settlers arrive in Sanpete ill-prepared. Natives take settlers’ livestock that is left out in snow.

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Pueblo Deer Dance History

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For over 500 years, Pueblo Indians settled in the area of present-day New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Utah and Nevada.

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Black Hawk War (1865–72)

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The Black Hawk War, or Black Hawk’s War, from 1865 to 1872, is the name of the estimated 150 battles, skirmishes, raids, and military engagements between Mormons and other settlers in Sanpete County, Sevier County and other parts of central and southern Utah, and members of 16 Ute, Paiute, Apache and Navajo tribes, led by a local Ute war chief, Antonga Black Hawk. The conflict resulted in the abandonment of some settlements and postponed Mormon expansion in the region.

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How to Build Cherokee Indian Tools

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Originally native to the Southeastern United States, the Cherokee tribes received their name from the Muskogee tribe

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Native American Legend of Raven Steals the…

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Native American Legend of Raven Steals the Sun http://bit.ly/1eYgR0z

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Oh Great Spirit, Creator of all things; Help us, be kind to us….

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Oh Great Spirit, Creator of all things; Help us, be kind to us. Let us be happy on earth. http://bit.ly/15fgrxa

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As a Native American symbol, the bear is as free in spirit as…

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As a Native American symbol, the bear is as free in spirit as the great wind; and grander than its mass.http://bit.ly/13mkgvg

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Things you need to know about the Customs of the Hupa…

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Things you need to know about the Customs of the Hupa…



Things you need to know about the Customs of the Hupa Tribe http://bit.ly/1DCBTv8 

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Games were a celebrated part of Iroquois religious and harvest…

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Games were a celebrated part of Iroquois religious and harvest festivals. One of the games the Iroquois played, lacrosse, has become a very popular sport in Europe and America. http://bit.ly/11YBvIK

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Native American mythology is a marvelous tool for teaching…

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Native American mythology is a marvelous tool for teaching imagery, as it is rooted in pictorial effects.http://bit.ly/11XfZUT

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Handsome warrior 

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Handsome warrior 

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Native American Story of White Buffalo Calf…

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Native American Story of White Buffalo Calf Woman http://bit.ly/KbiJ5x

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#Halloween is around the corner. Here is a friendly reminder.

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#Halloween is around the corner. Here is a friendly reminder.



#Halloween is around the corner. Here is a friendly reminder.

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The Native American Indians are an important part of the culture…

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The Native American Indians are an important part of the culture of the United States. http://bit.ly/10o6nSI

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Among the Omaha a ceremony was observed shortly after the birth…

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Among the Omaha a ceremony was observed shortly after the birth of a child that on broad lines reflects a general belief among the Native Americans. http://bit.ly/1tlCpH1

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The Plateau Indians consisted of several tribes living in the…

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The Plateau Indians consisted of several tribes living in the region of the Cascade Range of Washington east to the Rocky Mountains of Montana, and encompassed the entire Columbia River Basin. http://bit.ly/1x9uuhG

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