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As a complement to our Arapaho language information, we would like to share our
collection of indexed links about the Arapaho people and various aspects of their society. The emphasis
of these pages is on American Indians as a living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Arapaho history is interesting and
important, but the Arapaho are still here today, too, and we have tried to feature modern writers as well as traditional
folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and the issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies
of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.
Our Arapaho Websites
Information and language learning materials from the Arapaho Indian language.
Arapaho Facts for Kids:
Questions and answers about Arapaho culture.
Collection of Arapaho Indian legends and folktales.
Arapaho Tribal and Community Links
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma:
Homepage of the Oklahoma Arapahos and Cheyennes.
Northern Arapaho Tribe:
Homepage of the Northern Arapaho Nation of Wyoming.
Arapaho Business Council:
Contact information and links for the Northern Arapahos.
Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council:
Coalition of ten Indian tribes in Montana and Wyoming.
Cheyenne Arapaho Tribal College:
Homepage of the two-year community college of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes of Oklahoma.
Wind River Casino:
Homepage of the Northern Arapaho casino.
Chief Left Hand:
Excellent biography of the Southern Arapaho leader, including the full history of the Sand Creek massacre.
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Ordeal:
Thorough history of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians.
Tell Me, Grandmother: Traditions, Stories, and Cultures of Arapaho People:
History of the Arapaho tribe as told by a tribal author and her family members.
A wonderful photo-essay about Arapaho life on the Wind River Reservation.
One Hundred Years of Old Man Sage, an Arapaho Life:
Biography and oral history from an Arapaho elder.
Wives and Husbands:
An interesting book about Arapaho cultural perspectives on gender and age.
Traditions of the Arapaho The Four Hills of Life The Arapaho Early Days Among the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians The Arapahoes, Our People
History and Culture of the Arapaho:
Good books about Arapaho culture and traditions.
Arapaho Historical Traditions:
Legends, oral histories, and folklore in the Arapaho language with English translations.
Full Moon Stories:
Thirteen legends retold by an Arapaho writer/illustrator.
The Sand Creek Massacre Sand Creek Massacre at Sand Creek Song of Sorrow From Sand Creek: Forgotten Heroes and Villains of Sand Creek A Misplaced Massacre Month of the Freezing Moon
Books, poems, and a movie about the massacre that happened at Sand Creek.
Arapaho Women's Quillwork:
Beautiful book about traditional Arapaho quill art, with many photographs.
Little Raven, Chief of the Southern Arapaho:
Interesting biography of a 19th-century Arapaho chief.
What You See in Clear Water:
Compelling book about water rights and tribal struggles on the Wind River reservation.
Friday the Arapaho Boy:
Children's book based on the true story of an Arapaho child's escape from a raid.
History of education among the Arapahoes and Cheyennes.
Tribal Sovereignty and the Historical Imagination: Cheyenne-Arapaho Politics:
Arapaho and Cheyenne political history.
Arapaho Child Life and its Cultural Background:
Anthropology text about how children were raised in the Arapaho tribe.
American Indian Books:
Evolving list of books about Native Americans in general.
Maps of Arapaho Lands
Nebraska Indian Map Kansas Indian Map:
Tribal maps showing the original lands of the Arapaho Indians and their neighbors.
Map of Arapaho Areas:
Map of reservation and treaty lands allotted to the Arapahos in the 1800's.
Arapaho Lifestyle and Tradition
Arapaho creation myth, history, and cultural overview.
Arapaho Indian culture and history.
Arapaho Native Americans:
Background information and links.
The Arapaho Tribe
Arapaho ethnographies with historical photographs.
Arapaho Nation Flag Cheyenne and Arapaho Nation Flag Cheyenne and Arapaho Flag
Wind River Arapaho Tribe Flag:
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes License Plates Cheyenne-Arapahoe License Plate:
Oklahoma Arapaho license plate.
Arapaho Indian Costume Native American Clothes Feather Headdresses
Sketches of traditional Arapaho clothing and other Plains Indian dress.
Hoop and Pole Game:
Traditional games for Arapaho children.
Arapaho Religion and Myth
Native American Spirituality:
Advice for people researching traditional Arapaho religion and other American Indian spirituality.
Arapaho Sacred Rituals: Sun Dance The Arapaho Sun Dance
Images of the Sun Dance:
Information and pictures about the Arapaho Sundance ritual.
Collection of Arapaho Indian legends and folktales.
Arapaho Art and Literature
Ancient Ways West:
Shoshone and Arapaho Indian crafts from Wind River Reservation for sale online.
Arapaho writers, their lives and work.
Native American Art:
Information, photographs and links about Arapaho and other native art.
Arapaho Politics, Issues, and News
Sand Creek Returned to Rightful Owners:
The return of the Sand Creek Massacre site to the Cheyenne and Arapaho people.
Arapaho Redefines 'Home School':
Article about a Northern Arapaho youth attending high school in Colorado.
Court Affirms Arapaho Gaming Rights Arapaho Tribe to Erect New Casino:
Articles about Northern Arapaho casino plans.
Battle Over Sun Dance Heats Up
Sun Dance Conflict:
Articles about a religious dispute over the holding of traditional Arapaho Sundances.
Origin of the Arapaho People:
The history of the Arapaho people, as told by Pius Moss, Tribal Elder.
Overview of Arapaho history.
The Arapaho Camp:
History of the Arapaho in Colorado.
Sand Creek Genocide on the Great Plains Sand Creek Massacre Project
Sand Creek Massacre:
The Sand Creek Massacre of 1864, when 150 peaceful Cheyennes and Arapahoes were murdered by US troops.
Plains Indian History:
History of the Arapaho, Cheyenne, and
Lakota Indians at Fort Laramie.
Imaging and Imagining the Ghost Dance:
1890's photo documentary of the Arapaho Ghost Dance, by James Mooney.
Genealogical resource for Cheyenne and Arapaho Indian descendents, with documents like marriage licenses.
Online lookup of Arapaho and other Indian records through the Archives genealogy service.
Native American Genealogy:
Direction for those seeking Arapaho and other American Indian ancestors.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Wikipedia: Arapaho: Britannica: Arapaho People: Arapaho Indians:
Encyclopedia entries about the Arapaho tribe.
Arapaho Tribe Arapahos:
Los Arapahoe Arapahos ou Gens de Vache:
Information about the Arapaho tribe in Spanish and French.
Arapaho Indian books.
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