Jace and Seneca
North Dakota 12,000 years ago In about 10,000 BC. Native Americans setteld along the Missouri River about 1,000 years ago. Some of the groups were Mandan, Hidasta, and Arikara. Mandan Lived in Earth lodges. The flint was valuable to native Americans.Did you know that Lewis and Clark came to North Dakota? In 1682, France owned part of North Dakota. In 1738, England had the area. Then,in 1861, the U.S. Congress created the North Dakota territory. In 1978, the Theadore Roosevelt national park was established. Now, the Chipawa tribe owns the turtle reservation.