Category Archives: Native American History

Marker Trees & Native American Culture

Marker Trees & Native American Culture

Did you know that trail trees, bent in their infancy to mark trails or important landmarks, hold sacred meaning for Native American people? These special trees are being identified and preserved by environmentalists all over the country today. To date, over 1,850 trail trees have been identified in 39 states. How to spot an Authentic… Continue Reading

Looking for Native American Culture in the US?

Looking for Native American Culture in the US?

While pop culture often misrepresents Native Americans with stereotypical portrayals, Native American culture is rich and thriving in the States. If you want an authentic experience, you won’t have to travel far to check out some of the best places! Washington, D.C. The National Museum of the American Indian is one of the Smithsonian museums… Continue Reading

Native Americans and Tattoos

Native Americans and Tattoos

We are intrigued with Native American culture and Native Americans’ connection with tattoos. Native American tattoos have always been rich in meaning and in artistry and they have helped shape the body art industry of today. What tattoos mean to Native Americans The Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) believed tattoos had healing powers and they would apply them… Continue Reading