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 Miami Indians cultivated and ate maize, beans, squash, pumpkins and melons. They also hunted and ate game that was widely available where they lived in the American Midwest, including fish, mollusks, water-fowl, deer, elk, small game, and bison.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 >
According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, there are 38 federal and state recognized Indian tribes in Oklahoma as of April 2014. Indian tribes in Oklahoma include the Cherokee Nation, Shawnee, and Osage tribes.Full Answer >
The tribe called the Jumano Indians broke down into three groups that formed around 1500 and continued living in the American Southwest through the year 1700, establishing hunting territories and interacting with other tribes and traders throughout their brief history. The Jumano Indian tribes lived in areas of modern-day Texas and New Mexico. The group included a large, interconnected network of nomadic and settled families who spoke multiple languages and had distinct lifestyles.Full Answer >