The Arapaho are a tribe of Native Americans historically living on the eastern plains of Colorado and Wyoming. The Araphoe were considered to be buffalo hunters of the plains but also have traditions of a time when they lived in the east and planted corn. They numbered about 1800, in all.
The Arapaho spoke in the Algonquian language. The Arapaho’s food was buffalo, deer, elk, bear and wild turkey. They also ate wild berries, fruits, roots, herbs and wild vegetables such as spinach, prairie turnips and potatoes.
The Arapaho (/əˈræpəhoʊ/; French: Arapahos, Gens de Vache) are a people of Native Americans historically living on the plains of Colorado and Wyoming. They were close allies of the Cheyenne tribe and loosely aligned with the Lakota and Dakota.
The Arapaho (Arapahoe) language (Hinónoʼeitíít) is one of the Plains Algonquian languages, closely related to Gros Ventre and other Arapahoan languages. It is spoken by the Arapaho of Wyoming and Oklahoma.
The Arapaho children like to fish and hunt. They played a game called hoop and pole. The game is like darts. When the Arapaho moved homes, they used dogs to pull a sled.
Arapaho women wore split skirts or long buckskin dresses, and the men wore breechcloth and leggings. Shirts were not necessary in Arapaho culture, but women frequently wore mantles, and in battle or on special occasions, Arapaho warriors would wear special fringed shirts like this one.
The religion and beliefs of the Arapaho tribe was based on Animism that encompassed the spiritual or religious idea that the universe and all natural objects animals, plants, trees, rivers, mountains rocks etc have souls or spirits. The Great Plains tribes such as the Arapaho believed in Manitou, the Great Spirit.
The Northern Arapaho lived along the edges of the mountains at the headwaters of the Platte River, while the southern Arapaho moved towards the Arkansas River. The Arapaho lived in teepees made from buffalo skins that could be easily erected and taken down as the tribe moved from place to place.
The Arapaho were well known and documented on the Great Plains by the 1840s. The Arapaho acquired horses at some point after 1730, either through raiding or trading with southern tribes who raided Spanish settlements in present-day Texas or New Mexico.
Arapaho, North American Indian tribe of Algonquian linguistic stock who lived during the 19th century along the Platte and Arkansas rivers of what are now the U.S. states of Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, and Kansas.
Located between the scenic Wind River Range and Owl Creek Mountains, the 2.2 million acre reserve is shared by over 4,216 Eastern Shoshone and 9,862 Northern Arapaho. The reservation encompasses the city of Riverton, which features a new airport terminal.
The tepee was generally made by stretching a cover sewn of dressed buffalo skins over a framework of wooden poles; in some cases reed mats, canvas, sheets of bark, or other materials were used for the covering. Women were responsible for tepee construction and maintenance.
Terms in this set (19) Héébe. Hello (male to male) Tous. Hello (female to female or male) Hiiwo’! Hello! ( Hii3etii’iisi’. It’s a good day. Nii’iisiini’ It’s a good day. Nii’óó’ke’. It’s a good morning. Hii3íti nohkúseic. It’s a good morning. Ni’oo’ koh’uusiini. It’s a good afternoon.
noun, plural A·rap·a·hos, (especially collectively) A·rap·a·ho. a member of a tribe of North American Indians of Algonquian speech stock, once dwelling in the Colorado plains and now in Oklahoma and Wyoming. an Algonquian language, the language of the Arapaho.