This map shows culture areas of more than 500 tribes of North America before first contact. To learn about a culture in materials prepared by the Canadian INAC, click on the red dots. Click the LARGEST DOT at the top for overview of Natives of the north.

Clickable dots below the line bring up overviews written by various American scholars, usually for Indian Studies courses

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Text, maps and graphics copyright -- Paula Giese, 1996, 1997 except where elsewhere attributed.

CREDITS: Tribal names and placements on the map come from the maps and data in Veronica Tiller's "American Indian Reservations and Trust Areas", Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1996.

Last Updated: 2/4/97