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1

Who were they?

First group to move out west they were native american

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When did they go out west?

In the 1700's but didn't settle on the plains until 1800's

3

where did they come from?

From the great lakes

4

where were they going?

Going to live on the plains out west

5

what were their experiences?

Forks

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How did they affect the west?

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How did they affect the west?

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what were their experiences?

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How did they affect the west?

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why did they want to go west?

Short grass, more sources of food, escape diseases, Mississippi river,

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what did they believe in?

believed in great spirits, Waken Takan was a great spirit they believed in who created everything and the land was put there by him therefore they cannot sell it because it isn't theirs to sell, everything is in circles, circle of life even teepees are set up in circles. Nature is really important, the world is there mother, everything is equal and don't believe in farming because it is like ripping open their mothers breast. Trees and flowers talk,

12

Life after death

people return, 'there is no dead, only change of worlds'
If they offend mother nature they will not be reborn
Native americans are never forgotten

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view of the environment

Nature is really important, the world is there mother, everything is equal and don't believe in farming because it is like ripping open their mothers breast. Trees and flowers talk

14

Life after death

people return, 'there is no dead, only change of worlds'
If they offend mother nature they will not be reborn
Native americans are never forgotten
Never forget the beautiful world

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Waken Tanka

believed in great spirits, Waken Takan was a great spirit they believed in who created everything and the land was put there by him therefore they cannot sell it because it isn't theirs to sell, everything is in circles, circle of life even teepees are set up in circles.

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Attitudes towards white Americans

they are waste, always kill everything, rich, farm for food, ruin environment around them, 'land is more valuable than your money'

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What is polygamy?

having more than one wife at the same time

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how did native americans adapt their lifestyle to living on the plains?

Tipi - made of buffalo skin because its easy to get. They have a hole at the top to let

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how did native americans adapt their lifestyle to living on the plains?

Tipi - made of buffalo skin because its easy to get. They have a hole at the top to let the smoke out, because they need a fire to keep warm. Can be kept warm in the winter and cool in the summer, its easy to take up and down for when they move
Horses - helps them hunt the buffalo and it helps them carry things around, e.g the tipi
Clothing - the shoes protect their feet, make clothing out of buffalo skin because it was easy to get
Children - they are taught important skills, bowl of water thrown over them when they were bad, don't hit them because of equality
Family life - They had more than one wife, fewer men than women, everyone needed a partner because they shared important tasks

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Weapons

Rifle, bow and arrow, coup stick, shield, lance, dagger, tomahawk

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Why did they fight?

To steal horses, seek revenge or destroy their enemies did not conquer land because they believed that not anyone could own land