American Indian Calendar

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The American Indian "clocked" time by sun, moon stars and seasons.  Each tribe or region gave unique names to the months, moons or seasons.

For additional learnings:


In an appendices of This Day in North American Indian History,by Phil Konstantin, gives examples of North American Indian Calendars giving the Tribe, Month names, and Moon names, Day names and Season names.

  • Konstantin, Phil. This Day in North American Indian History Important Dates in the History of North America's Native Peoples for Every Calendar Day. De Capo Press. C. 2002. ISBN 0-306-81170-7

American Indian Genealogy

A charted calendar may be found in Indians of the Southeast: Then and Now. by Jesse Clifton Burt and Robert B. Ferguson

  • Burt, Jesse Clifton and Robert B. Ferguson. Indians of the Southeast Then and Now