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The Indian Origins of Lacrosse : The Colonial Williamsburg Official History & Citizenship Site. Artist Brian Larney, The Native American game of lacrosse could involve hundreds of players and stretch across a mile of uneven fields; contests frequently left injured players.

The Indian Origins of Lacrosse : The Colonial Williamsburg Official History & Citizenship Site

At the Lacrosse Museum and National Hall of Fame in Baltimore, a bronze statue stands in front of the building in tribute to the Indian origins of the game. Two Cherokee ballsticks, a leather ball stuffed with deer hair, and a beaded sash to hold up the red-and-blue breechcloths. Native American Crafts Unit - TeachersFirst: Dream Catcher Instructions. To Native Americans, dreams were messages sent by sacred spirits.

Native American Crafts Unit - TeachersFirst: Dream Catcher Instructions

There are two different versions of the legend about how dreamcatchers work. Apparently, different tribes have different interpretations. One version says that the hole in the center of a dream catcher web allows good dreams to reach the sleeper, while the web itself traps the bad dreams until they disappear with the first light of morning. The other version says that the web "catches" the good dreams and allows the bad ones to slip away through the hole. Ask your students which legend they prefer as you follow these steps to create your own dream catchers. Step 4: To decorate the dream catcher: Each student will need about 2 feet of string for attaching beads and/or feathers. What Would Be Your Native American Name? Native American Symbols, Pictographs & Petroglyphs.

, the free encyclopedia. Columbia Encyclopedia. The Indian Origins of Lacrosse : The Colonial Williamsburg Official History & Citizenship Site. Three lacrosse players dominate sport their ancestors created. ALBANY, N.Y. -- The first thing you notice about the young men known as the "Thompson Trio" is their superior skills on the lacrosse field.

Three lacrosse players dominate sport their ancestors created

Brothers Lyle and Miles Thompson and their cousin Ty are all starters at the University of Albany. But that's not what makes them most proud. "My Mohawk name is Dayodagonay," Ty says. "It means 'He carries the fire.'" "My name is Guyagoyah, 'He strikes the sun,'" says Miles. "Dayhausinonday, and it means 'He is flying over us,'" Lyle says. The Thompsons grew up on Indian reservations in upstate New York. "Lacrosse is more than just a game for our people," Ty says. Their ancestors invented the sport. Asked what he thinks about when he plays, Lyle says, "I remind myself why, how it's supposed to be played.

That philosophy has delivered unprecedented results. "They really are, in a sense, on a different level," head coach Scott Marr says. The Thompsons say Albany feels like home, because their team has embraced their culture. © 2014 CBS Interactive Inc. The National Governing Body of Lacrosse. Welcome to - - Native American Pow Wows. Wampanoag Indians (Massachusett Indians, Naticks, Nantuckets, Wampanoags) Wampanoag Tribe What is the correct pronunciation of "Wampanoag?

Wampanoag Indians (Massachusett Indians, Naticks, Nantuckets, Wampanoags)

" What does it mean? Originally Wampanoag was pronounced similar to WAWM-pah-NAW-ahg. But today, most Wampanoag people pronounce the name either wamp-a-NO-ag or WAMP-ah-nog ("wamp" rhymes with "stomp. ") Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs. Start Preamble Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs

Notice. This notice publishes the current list of 566 Tribal entities recognized and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) by virtue of their status as Indian Tribes. The list is updated from Start Printed Page 5020the notice published on January 14, 2015. Start Further Info Laurel Iron Cloud, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Tribal Government Services, Mail Stop 4513-MIB, 1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20240. End Further InfoEnd PreambleStart Supplemental Information This notice is published pursuant to Section 104 of the Act of November 2, 1994 (Pub.

Published below is a list of federally acknowledged Tribes in the contiguous 48 states and Alaska. Amendments to the list include name changes and name corrections. Start Signature Dated: January 27, 2016. Lawrence S. Acting Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. End Signature Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town. Wampanoag. Plimoth Plantation. Although the materials and construction techniques of English and Wampanoag houses were different, their functions were the same.

Plimoth Plantation

Dwellings were the hub of family life, providing protection from the elements as well as space for work, recreation and storage. They also offered shelter to guests or travelers and were, at times, used for family prayer or spiritual gatherings. Wampanoag Houses | Pilgrim Houses. Biography & Facts. Squanto, also called Tisquantum, (died November 1622, Chatham Harbor, Plymouth Colony [now Chatham, Massachusetts, U.S.]), Native American interpreter and guide. Squanto was born into the Pawtuxet people who occupied lands in present-day Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Little is known about his early life. Some authorities believe that he was taken from home to England in 1605 by George Weymouth and returned with explorer John Smith in 1614–15. He was, in any event, seized with other Indians by one of Smith’s men, Thomas Hunt, who took them to the Mediterranean port of Málaga, Spain, to be sold into slavery.

Squanto somehow escaped to England and joined the Newfoundland Company. Mayflower Compact. The History of the Pilgrims and the Mayflower The Mayflower Compact: The Pilgrims, the Mayflower and the Plymouth Colony The Mayflower Compact 1620What was the Mayflower Compact?

Mayflower Compact

Definition: The Mayflower Compact was a signed agreement to ensure peace between the two groups carried by the Mayflower ship to America. The First Thanksgiving: Journey on the Mayflower. History, Voyage, & Facts.