Native American Life on the Great Plains
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In many tribes of Northern Plains Indians, the primary occupations of men included raiding and hunting---both difficult and dangerous tasks. In times of conflict, men went to war and a war chief, like the Hidatsa chief Lean Wolf pictured above, assumed leadership of the village.
Fun Fact: In addition to hunting, raiding, and fighting, men also spent time seeking spiritual knowledge.
Photo source: Library of Congress
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