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Iroquois (Eastern Woodland North)
Algonquin (Eastern Woodland North)
Shawnee (Eastern Woodland North)
Pequot (Eastern Woodland North)
Seminole (Eastern Woodland South)
Cherokee (Eastern Woodland South)
Choctaw (Eastern Woodland South)
Sioux (Great Plains)
Cheyenne (Great Plains)
Comanche (Great Plains)
Pawnee (Great Plains)
Chicook (Pacific Northwest)
Makah (Pacific Northwest)
Inuit (Pacific Northwest)
Navajo (Pueblo Southwest)
Apache 1 (Pueblo Southwest)
Hopi (Pueblo Southwest)
Apache tribes occupied parts of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas
Apache clothing changed over the years due to trading with whites and Mexicans. Traditionally though Apache men wore leather war shirts and breechcloths with moccasins, while women wore buckskin dresses and moccasins.
A traditional buckskin war shirt worn by Apache men
A traditional buckskin dress worn by Apache women
The Apaches were hunter gatherers, they gathered many plants such as yucca, mescal, arrowhead, wild onions and berries. The men hunted deer, antelope, elk and buffalo. Apaches never fished and would not touch any animal that lived under water.
Apache tribes ranged over three different states and so they lived in several different styles of housing depending on where they live.
There was the hogan, the kowa, the wickiup, and the tipi.
Apaches used bows and arrows for hunting and battle, but in battle they also used long spears and buffalo hide shields.
Chief Cochise was a very famous leader of a band of Chiricahua Apaches in southern Arizona and northern Mexico.
Myths and Legends
A comon Apache is that of the Cyote (sometimes the Fox) who occasionally helped humans but more often was involved in mischieve which usually resulted in his death (he always came back to life afterwards).
The Big Owl
The big owl was a character used to scare children into obeying their parents similar to our boogeyman.
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