Plains Indians Beliefs

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  • Plains Indian's Beliefs
    • Land
      • Sacred
      • Couldn't be bought or sold
        • Belongs to everyone
          • Land
            • Sacred
            • Couldn't be bought or sold
              • Belongs to everyone
      • The Spirit World
        • Wakan Tanka
          • Created the world
          • Controls nature
        • Spirits live in all living things
        • Spirits influence their lives
      • Circles
        • Life is a circle
        • Sun and Moon
        • Tipis
        • Their camps would be circular to be close to the spirits
      • Dances
        • Get close to the spirits
        • The Sun Dance & Buffalo Dance,
        • Before battles, raids or hunting
          • Help from the spirits
      • Visions
        • Young men reach adolescence..
          • ...They fast and sit in a Sweat Lodge to get a vision
            • Medicine man interprets the vison to give him his adult name
      • Afterlife
        • Happy Hunting Ground

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