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1

How could plains Indians contact the spirt world

Vision quests

2

What special dances did the Indians preform to contact with the spirit world

Sun dance

3

What land was sacred

Black hills

4

Where were the black hills

South Dakota

5

What did the Lakota people believe about the black hills

There people had been created in a special cave by the great spirit

6

What was seen as disrespectful to do to the land in the black hills

Farming or mining

7

Why did the plains Indians raid each other

Because survival on the plains was so difficult

8

What did the plains Indians raid each other for

Food, horses , weapons and people

9

What does ‘coup’ mean

Success

10

What was the ‘counting coup’ tactic

A warrior would hit or touch an enemy and run away without being injured or killed