Who were the Great Plains Indians?

The Plains Indians included tribes such as the Sioux, Cheyenne, Crow, Blackfeet, Comanche, and the Pawneehese tribes These tribes moved from place to place, and followed the herds of buffalo.  They used everything of the buffalo, not only for food but also for shelter.

The Plains Indians lived in the huge area between the Mississippi and the Rocky Mountains. There were few trees but lots of animals. One of the most important animals to the Plains Indians was the buffalo. These tribes were famous for their ceremonies, hunting skills and warpath customs.


Where did the Plains Indians live?

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Clothing

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Food

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Tools

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Other interesting facts

Plains Tribes memebers considered a real treat to eat the still-warm heart, liver, kidneys and brain of a freshly killed buffalo.
The best way to earn respect was through battle. Warriors would bring scalps home to prove their success and wear them.