What was life like in olden times in what is now the Great Plains region of the United States?
There were many different Plains people. Some wandered the plains in search of foods. Others settled down and grew crops. They spoke different languages. Tribes communicated with hand signals, smoke signals, mirror signals, and pictographs.
Why was the buffalo so important? What different did horses make? Why did the Plains people prefer teepees to houses? Read an ancient myth about Clever Coyote. Welcome to the Plains People in Olden Times.