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Native American Daily Life

Welcome to History Link 101's Native American Daily Life Page.  History Link 101 is a site developed for World History Classes, by a World History Teacher.     


Daily Life

Beadwork of American Indians
        Visual = 4 Content = 5    I2000
Clothing among the Seminole Series of pages describing how to construct traditional clothing.     
       Visual = 4 Content = 5    I2010

Native American Jewelry History Explanations of jewelry making and history in Native American Cultures.
        Visual =4  Content = 5 I2020

Native Toys and Games 11 internet based games along with links to other games.
        Visual = 3 Content = 4    I2030

Native Technology Brief explanation and instructions on how to make various items used by Native Americans.
        Visual = 3 Content = 5    I2040


Foods of American Indians

Large Set of Native Recipes 
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    I2050

Large Collection of Native Recipes
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    I2060

Making Maple Sugar One page with some illustrations about the Native way of producing sugar from maple.
        Visual = 4 Content = 5    I2070


North American Indians

First Nations of Native Americans From the site for Mr. Donns class. Brief overview of Native American areas.
        Visual = N/A Content = 4    I2080  

Tribes by State Map Click on maps to see tribes in different states of U.S.A.
        Visual = 2 Content = 4    I2090

Pre-Contact Indian Cultures Click on the dots for information on tribes in the area.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    I2100

Map of  Tribes in Canada
        Visual = 2 Content = 4    I2110

Brief Overview of Native Areas One page summary of Native Tribal areas and resources. Includes maps.
        Visual = 4 Content = 4    I2120

Native American Tribes Large list with links to short descriptions of each.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    I2125

Camping with the Sioux Fieldwork Diary of Alice Fletcher from 1881.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    I2130
One Page on Alaskan Indians Includes populations stats.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    I2140


American Indian Technology         

Building a Sweat Lodge 
        Visual = 5 Content = 4    I2150

History of a Sweat Lodge
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    I2160

Clay and Pottery Among the Native Americans
        Visual = 4 Content = 5    I2170

Metal Working Among Native Americans
        Visual = 4 Content = 5    I2180

Native Uses of Plants and Trees
        Visual = 4 Content = 5    I2190

Totem Poles: An Exploration: One page of text on the subject.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    I2200


American Indian Clothing

Making of Moccasins Instructions and illustrations of making of moccasins.  Also links to a map of variations of moccasins used in different native cultures.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    I2210

19th Century Male Clothing of the Seminoles Descriptions and illustrated instructions of how to make the clothing.    
        Visual = 5 Content = 4    I2220

Making Native Clothing Site shows many different uses of leather and the making of traditional native clothing.
        Visual = 5 Content = 4    I2230

Native Clothing 13 images of Indian clothing.
        Visual = 5 Content = 3    I2240

Native Clothing Illustrations of each regions clothing.
        Visual = 5 Content = 2    I2250


American Indian Housing

Pre-Contact House Types Illustrations and explanations below the map.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    I2260

Native American Dwellings Very good images with explanations.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    I2270

Native American Housing Types Explanations and some illustrations.
        Visual = 4 Content = 4    I2280


American Indian Folklore and Mythology   


Native American Folklore Index Links to over 130 stories. 
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    I2290

Folktales from the Sioux 15 listed.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    I2500
Inuit Mythology Three stories from the Inuit.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    I2310