The Minneapolis Institute of Arts Beauty, Honor, and Tradition: The Legacy of Plains Indian Shirts, February 22 - May 16, 2004

Plains Indian tribes lived a nomadic lifestyle, following the great animal that they depended on most, the buffalo.  Tribal territories often shifted throughout their history, depending on the available resources.  This map illustrates the general location of Plains Indian tribes in the 1860s.


About the Exhibition

Map of the North American Plains