By Kathleen Kuiper
Using horses has maybe so much dramatically formed the lifestyle for local American tribes within the Plateau and Plains areas of North the US, however the practices and traditions of either tradition parts date again to a time lengthy earlier than Europeans ever touched American seashores, introducing their animals and customs to the continent’s indigenous peoples. This eye-catching quantity examines the historical past and cross-cultural interactions that got here to be linked to the peoples of the Plateau and the altering payment styles of the Plains peoples, in addition to the cultural, social, and religious practices that experience outlined the foremost tribes of every zone.
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The climate is continental, with annual temperatures ranging from below 0 °F (−18 °C) to as high as 110 °F (43 °C). These peoples—perhaps because they were among the last indigenous peoples to be conquered in North America (some bands continued armed resistance into the 1880s)— are the archetypical American Indians of popular culture. Traveling exhibits such as artist George Catlin’s Indian Gallery, “Wild West” shows such as that of William F. (“Buffalo Bill”) Cody, and a multitude of toys, collectibles, pulp novels, films, television shows, and other consumer items supported this view.
In the basin of the Columbia River and its tributaries. Major groups included the Cayuse, Molala, Palouse (or Palus), Nez Percé, Tenino, Umatilla, Walla Walla, and Yakama (formerly spelled Yakima). , the Nez Percé were the largest, most powerful, and best-known of the Sahaptin-speaking peoples. They were called by various names by other groups. The French name by which they are best known, Nez Percé (“Pierced Nose”), referred to the wearing of nose pendants, though the 33 7 American Indians of the Plateau and Plains 7 fashion does not seem to have been widespread among them.
The Modoc War (1872– 73) comprised the federal government’s attempt to return this band to the reservation. Unable to apprehend the group, the military finally used siege tactics to force its surrender. The Nez Percé War of 1877 resulted from two otherwise unrelated events: a shady treaty negotiation that ceded some tribal lands and a raid in the Wallowa valley in which several settlers were killed. Following the raid, the United States ordered all bands of Nez Percé off of the 23 7 American Indians of the Plateau and Plains 7 The son of a Nez Percé mother and a Scottish father, Nez Percé tribesman Duncan McDonald is seen here with his wife Quilsuh sometime around the turn of the 20th century in Montana.
American Indians of the Plateau and Plains (Native American Tribes) by Kathleen Kuiper