The shaded area on this map shows the territories occupied by various Plains Indian tribes. The Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara lived in what are today North and South Dakota. (Source: Smithsonian Institutions http://americanhistory.si.edu/hohr/buffalo/map.html.

 

The tinted regions show the distribution of the Plains Indian tribes across the American West. A larger, more detailed map is available here. (Courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin. http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/Map_collection.html)


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