The indigenous peoples of the Americas are the pre-Columbian peoples of the Americas and their descendants.. Although some indigenous peoples of the Americas were traditionally hunter-gatherers—and many, especially in the Amazon basin, still are—many groups practiced aquaculture and agriculture.
Missouri Lithics --the oldest occupational craft of the oldest Missouri folk. This page offers some examples of artifacts produced by the earliest inhabitants of Missouri, as well as some useful links -- the first of which includes a highly recommended overview of the ethics (and legalities) of collecting prehistoric artifacts.
Native American jewelry refers to items of personal adornment, whether for personal use, sale or as art; examples of which include necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings and pins, as well as ketohs, wampum, and labrets, made by one of the Indigenous peoples of the United States.