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Who were the Western Plains Indians?


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Answered 2009-12-05 07:25:15

The Plains Indians were people living in North America. The Great Plains were home to the Plains Indians, who were mostly hunter-gatherers. Their beliefs and attitudes were based around their religion; therfore many ceremonies were held including Buffalo dances and Sun dances to symbolise why they did paticular activities in their daily lives (e.g. hunting or victory). There were also different nations of the Plains Indians e.g. the Sioux tribe and the Crow tribe. War between tribes was also common. Success in war was a paticular importance to each tribe, as well as to individual warriors. In the main, wars consisted of short, fierce battles which were fought to steal horses or captives. However, because they were nomadic hunters, the aim of war was not to conquer tribes or land- it was for honour, which was achieved by proving courage and bravery.

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