Native Americans

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who is an indian?

what is an indian tribe?

how does an indian become a member of a tribe?

do all indians live on reservations?

are indians entitled to a free college education?

are indians US citizens?

did all indians speak one language?

why are indians reffered to as "Native Americans"?


Indians were called such mainly because early explorers though they had arrived in India. Native American is a terms that distinguishes them from this other group. There are many different tribes with many different languages.

Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "American Indian information" to get these possible sources:

http://www.native-languages.org/kidfaq.htm
http://www.americanwest.com/pages/indians.htm
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http://www.infoplease.com/spot/aihm1.html

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.


These seem to be questions YOU need to answer. Please re-post, telling us what you think the answers are, and someone here will give you feedback.

Meantime, review your textbook and/or these websites:

http://www.nativeamericans.com/

http://www.indians.org/

http://www.americanindians.com/

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Still more websites can be found if you go to http://www.google.com and search for american indians.

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