Category Archives: Mandan

Buffalo Bird Woman’s Garden

Buffalo Bird Woman’s Garden As Recounted by Maxi’diwiac (Buffalo Bird Woman) (ca.1839-1932) of the Hidatsa Indian Tribe Originally published as Agriculture of the Hidatsa Indians: An Indian Interpretation by Gilbert Livingstone Wilson, Ph.D. (1868-1930) In the words of Buffalo Bird … Continue reading

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The Mandan

1832 painting of Mandan girl, Shakoka, by George Caitlin. The Mandan are arguably one of the most interesting of the Native tribes, in part, because of the persistent belief by some that they are not entirely Native….and haven’t been since … Continue reading

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