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What did the Native Americans use the sinews of the buffalo for?
Thread, ropes and bowstrings
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What did the Native Americans use the dung of the buffalo for?
Fuel
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What animal transformed Native American's lives and how?
The horse. Brought over by the Europeans in the 16th Century it became easier to hunt and to transport food and belongings
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Plains Indians were very individualistic. True/false
True
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If a chief of a Native American tribe was not generous, what would happen?
Lose their influence
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What does Counting Coup mean?
A Native American Warrior would ride up to an enemy and touch him with a stick and then would ride away. It was a symbolic act of bravery
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The Pueblos were one of the most violent Plains Indian Tribes. True/false
False. They only fought in self defence
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4 things that the Women in a Plains Indians tribe would do
Leading the pack horses if the tribe was on the move. Tanning Buffalo hides. Making tipis. Pounding meat into pemmican; a long lasting food substance
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How did the women in a Native American tribe make themselves powerful?
Women were responsible for making all of the neccessary things to keep the tribe alive and living. They owned all of their finished goods. This is what made them powerful
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The Great Spirit was not a sentient. What does this mean?
That the Great Spirit did not have a consious and that it was not an entitiy
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The Great Spirit could not be anthropomorphised. What does this mean?
The Great Spirt could not be given human characteristics
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What were Mountain Men?
Explorers who had a vast knowledge of the routes across the Great Plains. They adopted Native American survival skills. Many of them told the people in the east how great the west was
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5 reasons that people would want to move away from the east
Poverty. Disease. Religious discrimination. Economic depression. Eastern overpopulation
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5 reasons people would want to move to the West
A new start. Newspapers told of the Great plains being amazing. Fertile, cheap land. Government encouragement. Gold and silver.
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What did the Native Americans use the dung of the buffalo for?

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Fuel

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Plains Indians were very individualistic. True/false

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If a chief of a Native American tribe was not generous, what would happen?

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