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As a complement to our Arikara language information, here is our collection of indexed links
about the Arikara tribe and their society.
Please note that Arikaras and other
American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Arikara history is interesting and
important, but the Arikara Indians are still here today, too, and we try to feature current writers as well as traditional
folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and the life and struggles of today as well as the tragedies
of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.
Our Arikara Websites
Information and language learning materials from the Arikara Indian language.
Arikara Facts for Kids:
Questions and answers about Arikara culture.
Collection of Arikara Indian legends and folktales.
Arikara Tribal and Community Websites
Homepage of the Three Affiliated Tribes.
Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College:
Homepage of the tribal college of the Fort Berthold reservation.
Books for sale on the Arikaras
The Arikara War:
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History of the 19th-century conflict between the Arikara Indians and the United States.
Arikara Narrative of Custer’s Campaign and the Battle of the Little Bighorn:
Eyewitness accounts from Arikara Indian scouts about the Battle of Little Bighorn.
Myths and Traditions of the Arikara Indians:
Book of Arikara legends for sale.
Traditional Narratives of the Arikara Indians: Traditional Narratives From Alfred Morsette:
Two-volume set of legends and stories in Arikara, with English translation.
Women of the Earth Lodges:
Interesting book about Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara culture from the female perspective.
Storied Stone: Indian Rock Art of the Black Hills Country:
Book about petroglyphs of the Arikara and other South Dakota Indian tribes.
Five Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri: Sioux, Arickaras, Assiniboines, Crees, Crows:
Ethnography of the Arikaras and four of their neighboring tribes.
Societies Of The Arikara Indians: Traditions of the Arikara:
Classic Arikara anthropology texts.
Native American Books:
Evolving list of books about Arikaras and American Indians in general.
Maps of Arikara Lands
South Dakota Indian Map North Dakota Indian Map:
Tribal maps showing the original lands of the Arikara Indians and their neighbors.
Virtual Museum of New France: Plains Indians:
Historical maps and articles about the Mandan,
Hidatsa, Arikara, and other Plains Indian tribes.
Arikara Lifestyle and Tradition
Curtis' early 20th-century ethnography of the Arikara Indians.
Article from the Encyclopedia of North American Indians on the Arikara tribe's culture and history.
Article about Arikara culture including kinship and religion.
Prairie Indian Clothes American Indian Clothing Native American Hair:
Pictures of traditional Shawnee and Arikara clothing and hairstyles.
Three Affiliated Tribes Pow Wow:
Video of powwow dancing at the Mandan-Hidatsa-Arikara reservation.
Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara: Indian Life along the Upper Missouri River:
Photo exhibit on the Three Affiliated Tribes throughout history.
Article on Arikara history and culture.
Arikara writers, their lives and work.
Keeping "The Revenant" authentic:
Interesting interview with Loren Yellow Bird, the Arikara tribal consultant for the Western film The Revenant.
Venison & Barley Soup Recipe:
Arikara-Hidatsa recipe from Fort Berthold.
Information on the traditional uses of plants in the Arikara tribe.
Earth Lodges of the Mandan, Arikara and Hidatsa:
Information and pictures of traditional Arikara houses.
Arikara Cultural Objects:
Museum exhibit with photographs of Arikara weapons, tools, and other artifacts.
Tribal profile, timeline, and links.
Flag of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation.
Mandan-Hidatsa-Arikara Tribal Plates:
Arikara license plate.
Arikara Religion and Myth
Arikara Medicine Ceremony:
Information about traditional Arikara rituals and beliefs.
Ancient Ceremonies of the Arikara Indians:
Anthropology paper on the worship traditions of the Arikara culture.
Collection of Arikara Indian legends and folktales.
Arikara History and Biography
Arikara Biographical Sketches: Arikara Warriors of Mercer County:
Biographies of Gros Ventre and Arikara Indian men from the 19th century.
Arikara Tribe History: Arikara Indians: Arapaho Indian Clans, Bands and Gens:
Early 20th-century articles about the Arikara people.
Lewis and Clark: The Arikara Indians:
History of the Arikara tribe's interactions with the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Rushing Bear: Sitting Bear: Chief Bloody Knife:
Information and links about three Arikara Indian chiefs.
Bears Belly Sitting Bear Red Star Chief Rushing Bear:
Old photographs of historical Arikara Indian figures.
The 1837 Smallpox Epidemic:
Article about the devastating effects of smallpox on the Arikaras and other Plains Indians.
Arikara Politics, Issues, and News
Tribal newspaper of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation.
Native American remains returning home:
Article about the Mandan-Hidatsa-Arikara tribe's quest to recover their ancestors' bodies from a university.
Three Affiliated Tribes Hit by Ransomware Attack:
Article about cybersecurity problems facing the Arikara and other tribal nations in the modern era.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Wikipedia: Arikara People:
Encyclopedia articles about the Arikaras.
Pueblo Arikara Los Arikara:
Information about the Arikara tribe in Spanish.
Arikara Nation Arikara:
Arikara links pages.
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