2 Important Things to Know About Tipis

This is how the Plains Indians viewed their homes…

A Sioux proverb

A beautiful tipi is like a good mother. She hugs her children to her and protects them from heat and cold, snow and rain

 

Flying hawk, a Sioux chief,

The white man builds big house, cost much money, like big cage, shut out sun, can never move. The tipi is much better to live in: always clean, warm in winter, cool in summer; easy to move.