Abenaki Facts

The Abenaki were a woodland hunter gatherer and farming confederacy. Their oral tradition says that they migrated to the location they were in at the time of European contact from the southwest. The first European contact with the Abenaki people was with the British, but they later allied with the French and attended French missions. Continue reading “Abenaki Facts” »

Aleut People

The Aleut people (pronounced Ah-loot), who call themselves Unangan (singular, pronounced Uh-nang-an) or Unangax╠é(plural), arrived some 5,000 years ago, and settled in loose family groups on the coast and offshore islands of southwest Alaska. They are believed to be the last prehistoric migration of people from Asia. Continue reading “Aleut People” »

Ahtna Tribe

The Ahtna are a hunter/fisher/gatherer tribe of Alaska’s Copper River that had little White contact until the 1880’s. The tribe’s aggressive nature allowed them to remain isolated in spite of White exploration. Continue reading “Ahtna Tribe” »

North American Indians

People were living in North America long before it was conquered and settled. Over the last many mileniums, the American Indians have formed tribes, hunted, lived, and prospered on this great land. Continue reading “North American Indians” »