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1

bands

a group of people that work within a tribe to help them in times of trouble to ensure their survival on the plains

2

chiefs

leaders of the indian society who led negotiations with other tribes

3

councils

chiefs made up the council
they would declare war or settle peace with other tribes
everyone could give their opinion

4

brotherhoods

trained men in fighting skills
taught men about the tribes beliefs and values
they would make important decisions for the tribe

5

women

feeding and clothing their families
had to process buffalo hides and meat

6

children

boys - taught hunting skills
girls - taught domestic skills

7

the elderly

helped raise the children
preserved the history of the tribe