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Traditional Life

 
 

Map of Arapaho Areas

 
 
 
 
 

Survival and Traditional Economy: Food; Shelter; Clothing; Hide Tanning

 
 
 
 
 

A Traditional Game

 
 
 
 
 

The Four Stages of Arapaho Life

 
 
 
 
 

Teachers Resources, including coloring pages and stories to read

 
 
 
 
 

The Autobiography of an Arapaho Woman, born c. 1850.

 
 
 
 
 

Spirituality: A Prayer: The Creation Story; Religious Organization

 
 
 
 
 

Social Organization: Marriage; Gender Roles

 
 
 
 

Contemporary Life

 

Timeline of Recent History

 
 
 
 
 

Brief Narrative History of the Arapaho

 
 
 
 
 

The Sand Creek Massacre and Spiritual Healing Runs

 
 
 
 
 

Then and Now: Recent Changes in Arapaho Life

 
 
 
 
 

The Importance of Basketball

 
 
 
 
 

Wind River Reservation Economy

 
 
 
 
 

Photo Exhibit: Sara Wiles Photos of Wind River

 
 
 
 
 

Interviews with Contemporary Arapahos

 
 
 
 
 

The Meaning of the Northern Arapaho Flag

 
 
 
 
 

Addressing Misconceptions about Native Americans

 
 
 
 
 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

 
 
 
 

Language

 

Simple Arapaho Grammar Description

 
 
 
 
 

English-Arapaho Dictionary

 
 
 
 
 

Listen to and learn a few basic Arapaho words

 
 
 
 
 

Pronunciation of the Language

 
 
 
 
 

Progressive Language Lessons, with sound files attached

 
 
 
 
 

Stories: Believe it or Not Stories; Trickster Story

 
 
 
 
 

History of the Language and its Origins

 
 
 
 

Music and Dance

 

Pow-wow: Dances; Costumes; Purpose

 
 
 
 
 

Rabbit Dance

 
 
 
 
 

Ghost Dance: Costumes; Purpose; More Details (older site)

 
 
 
 
 

Contemporary Music: Gospel; Pop (Sand Creek Band)

 
 
 
 
 

Music Composition Game

 
 
 
 
 

Instruments: Symbolism, Purpose, Drum, Rattle, Air Instruments

 
 
 
 
 

Ceremonies: Sun Dance; Peyote Ceremony

 
 
 
 

Places

 

Map of Some Important of Northern Arapaho Places

 
 
 
 
 

Text-Only Version of the Information on the Map

 
 
 
 
 

Additional information on Arapaho Names for Colorado Places (older site)

 
 
 
 

Plants and Animals

 

Montane Forest Scene

 
 
 
 
 

Shortgrass Prairie Scene

 
 
 
 
 

Wetland Scene

 
 
 
 
 

Foothills Shrubland Scene

 
 
 
 
 

Foothillls Woodland Scene

 
 
 
 
 

Foothills Riparian Scene

 
 
 
 
 

Text-Only Version of Information in the Scenes

 
 
 
 

 

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