Online resources about the Hidatsa
Earth Lodge: Hidatsa, Mandan, Arikara
Author: Paula Giese
Description: Information about the three tribes, especially their earth lodge housing, by Paula Giese. This site includes an account with historical photos of the flooding of Hidatsa land due to building of a dam.
Fort Berthold Reservation
Author: Fort Berthold Community College
Description: Background information about Fort Berthold Reservation, home of the Three Affiliated Tribes, the Hidatsa, Mandan and Arikara, in North Dakota. This page provides information about the history of the tribes, especially the devastation caused by the creation of Garrison Reservoir (Lake Sakakawea) by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1954.
PBS Online – Lewis and Clark: Native Americans: Hidatsa Indians
Author: PBS Online
Description: Background information on the Hidatsa Indians, and Lewis and Clark’s encounters with them.
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