The Miami Indian tribe lived in what is now Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and the southern portion of Michigan during the 1400s. By the 1700s, the tribe was one of the most powerful in the Ohio region after settling in Maumee Valley.Know More
The Miami tribe was defeated in 1794 in the Battle of Fallen Timbers. This defeat forced them to relinquish their lands to the United States government, giving up their final reservation in Ohio in 1818. The tribe settled in Indiana, but in the 1850s a portion of their population was deported to Kansas.
The tribe shared a common ancestry with the Algonquian Indians and were adept at hunting, farming and trapping.Learn more about US History
The Seminole are a group of Native American persons who originated from the state of Florida, according to the Tribal Council of the Seminole. The ethnic group descended from the Creek people and the majority of members live in Oklahoma, with a minority in Florida.Full Answer >
The Shasta Nation resided in the northern part of California. The nation consisted of five tribal groups, including the Atsugewi and Achomawi tribes.Full Answer >
The Blackfoot Indians ate a variety of game meat, berries and vegetables. Since they were known as nomads, they were not strong agriculturists, but were hunters and gatherers.Full Answer >
The Hupa Indian tribe comes from California; the tribe considers itself one of California's oldest populations, settling long before American pioneers and trappers arrived in Southern California in 1828. The Hupa Indians settled in the Hupa valley, a lush and fertile river valley adjacent to the Trinity River. Although among the earliest permanent settlers, the American government did not formally recognize the Hupa Indian nation until 1876.Full Answer >