Cheyenne Sociopolitical Organization
Read about how the Cheyenne were organized socially and politically and how they maintained social control: http://www.everyculture.com/North-America/Cheyenne-Sociopolitical-Organization.html.
1. What were the four types of social organization among the Cheyenne?
2. Why do you think they established this elaborate system?
3. What was the Council of Forty-Four and what was their principle function?
4. Who did the council rely upon to carry out their decisions?
5. What were some of the mechanisms of social control among the Cheyenne?