The Lakota Native Americans of the Great Plains. The Lakota lived in the Great Plains. The Lakota’s land in the Plains was made up of plains, prairies, and rolling hills. Summers in the Great Plains are hot and winters are long and cold. Plains Spring. Plains Summer. Plains Winter.
The The Plains Indians lived in teepees made of buffalo hides that were held up by wooden poles. The teepees were often painted and the women were responsible for putting them up and taking them down.