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Posted 04-19-2009 at 07:49 PM by Dovie Shannon
Updated 04-19-2009 at 07:53 PM by Dovie Shannon
This is my summary of just ONE of the many interesting articles from ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN INDIAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE WORLD: 15,000 YEARS OF INVENTIONS AND INNOVATIONS

"Cattails"
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Starting around 2000 B.C., American Indians from the Northeast and Great Lakes regions used cattails for food. They also used them as medicine, they used the cordage to make mats and baskets, they made dolls and other small...
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"27 State names are Indian words"

Posted 04-19-2009 at 07:36 PM by Dovie Shannon
Updated 04-19-2009 at 07:41 PM by Dovie Shannon
"27 State names are Indian words"
Indian Influence & Contributions: Words - Issues of Native Circle

Names of states and what they mean. Does anyone know which tribes these are from?

Alaska - Great Land
Alabama - Thicket Clearers
Arizona - Silver Slabs
Arkansas - Down Stream People
Connecticut - Upon The Long River
Idaho - Sunrise, It Is Morning
Illinois - Men Or Great Men
Indiana - Land Of The Indians...
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