The Plains Indians (Grades 2-3)
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The Plains Indians
By Jennifer Kenny
The grasslands in our country are part of the Plains area. Two hundred years ago there were 150,000 people and 60 million buffalo in this area!
A few of the Native Americans here stayed near the rivers and farmed. They lived in earth lodges.
Most of the Indians, though, were called nomads. That meant they were people who moved around a lot. They used two poles covered with rawhide and called it a travois. The travois carried all their things.Paragraphs 4 to 6:
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