Indian Tribes of the West
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These are some of the Indian Tribes of the Old
some of the Tribes still are around today.
The indians lived off the land and required larges
areas because they hunted for their food.
They often raided each other or wagon trains moving
west. War was a way of life for the indians,
That is how they prided theirselves, was by how
brave they are and how many coups they counted.
Amoung the best fighters were the Apache Tribe.
These men were the best guerilla fighters the
world has ever seen. Yet they had their honor.
The white eyes, as they called the white man,
viewed them as savages, because they did not
understand the Indian way of life. They judged
the Indians by Christian standards, which was not
the way to judge the Indian. In most camps,
a white man could walk into the camp and not be
harmed, at least not until he left the camp or
Rivera. The Indian respected courage and
bravery and nothing else. If a man showed courage
and bravery, sometimes the Indians left him alone.
Most Indians did not fight at night because they
believed that if they died in a fight, they would
not find their way.
They traded in horses and such. An Indian
brave will steal a number of horses and pay them to
the squaw's father who he is interested in.
They were amoung the best of thieves also.
In the eastern states, before the revolution,
if you fought a good fight and were brave and
courages, and were killed, the Indians did not
take the scalp because the white man was brave.
In most cases, that did not hold true with the
western tribes, though they did respect bravery and
If anyone has additional information on the
above tribes, or can name some additional tribes, please
let me know. Also if any of the
information is wrong, please let me know and I will correct it.
Mail to ---->firstname.lastname@example.org
Links to some Great Indian Tribe Websites
Welcome to the About Cherokee Web Page Great Spirit aka Lei Lani's Place
Chickasaw Indian Page and History Cougar's Native American
The Choctaw Nation Cherokee Spirit - Cherokee Dreams
The Apache Indian Tribe Linda's Homepage
You can get more information and the History and Ways of the American Indian Tribes
From the above links.
Thanks to Cherokee Spirit at The Native Spirits Tribal Information