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Native Americans in the U.S.

Today, many Native Americans live on reservations, small areas of land given to them by the U.S. and state governments. Taken together, the combined area of all the Native American reservations in the U.S. would roughly equal the size of Minnesota.

This map shows the locations of all federal and state Indian reservations in 2001. Study the map, and answer the questions. Write your answers on the lines provided.


1. Besides the Nez Perce, name two other Native American groups that have reservations in Idaho. --

2. The Blackfeet Reservation in Montana is near the border of which country? -

3. The Hopi Reservation in Arizona is located within which other reservation? --

4. Which Native American reservations labeled on the map are located east of the Mississippi River? --

5. Chippewa reservations are located in which five states? --

6. Native Americans in Alaska do not live on reservations. How are they organized? --

7. Apache reservations are located in how many states? --

8. Where are most Native American reservations located: in Northeastern, Southern, Midwestern, or Western states? -

9. Sioux reservations are located in which two states? --

10. Which four Native American tribes live on reservations in Montana?

1. Palute, Shoshone

2. Canada

3. Navajo

4. Chippewa, Choctaw, Cherokee, Mohawk, and Seminole

5. Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan

6. In villages and regional corporations

7. Two, Arizona and New Mexico

8. Western states

9. North Dakota and South Dakota

10. Blackfeet, Chippewa, Crow, and Northern Cheyenne
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Title Annotation:GeoSkills Quiz
Publication:Junior Scholastic
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Nov 10, 2003
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