Native Americans

Lakota Tribe



Fact #1:where are they located

This includes the Dakota who live in Minnesota and eastern North and South Dakota. The Lakota are known as the Teton or Western Sioux. This both to their location (west of the Dakota on the plains) and to the dialect of Sioux they speak.

Fact #5: Describe the roles of men, women, and children

Women-Lakota women were in charge of the home. Besides cooking and cleaning, a Lakota woman built her family's house and dragged the heavy posts with her whenever the tribe moved. Houses belonged to the women in the Lakota tribes. Men were hunters and warriors, responsible for feeding and defending their families. Usually only men became Lakota chiefs, but both genders took part in storytelling, artwork and music, and traditional medicine. Men- Provided food and protect the family. Children- mothers were in charge of the children, children were expected to be quiet, behave, and to work hard.