Most people will identify the states of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota on this map. Aaron Carapella, an Oklahoma cartographer, has created maps that depict what the nation may have looked like in terms of Native American tribes circa 1480. BEMIDJI PIONEER GRAPHIC
Peering into the past: Maps of Native America's history raise questions
BEMIDJI -- America. Land of the free and the home of the brave. But brave people already called this land home before Francis Scott Key wrote "The Star Spangled Banner," before Europeans declared their freedom from Great Britain on land already occupied by other nations native to North America.
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