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The Arapaho under Pretty Nose is a custom civilization by Arilasqueto with contributions from ExplosiveWatermelon, Chrisy15, EmeraldRange, Zharques, RawSasquatch, and TarcisioCM.

This mod requires Brave New World.


The Arapaho[]

Around 3,000 years ago, the ancestral Arapaho-speaking people, the Heeteinono'eino' lived in the western Great Lakes region along the Red River Valley in what is classified as present-day Manitoba, Canada and Minnesota, United States. There the Arapaho were an agricultural people who grew crops, including maize. Following European colonization in eastern Canada, together with the early Cheyenne people, the Hitesiino', the Arapaho were forced to migrate westward onto the eastern Great Plains by the Ojibwe. They were numerous and powerful, having obtained guns from their French trading allies. The ancestors of the Arapaho people entered the Great Plains the western Great Lakes region sometime before 1700. During their early history on the plains, the Arapaho lived on the northern plains from the South Saskatchewan River in Canada south to Montana, Wyoming, and western South Dakota. Before the Arapaho acquired horses, they used domestic dogs as pack animals to pull their travois. The Arapaho acquired horses in the early 1700s from other tribes, which changed their way of life. They became a nomadic people, using the horses as pack and riding animals. They could transport greater loads and travel more easily by horseback to hunt more easily and widely, increasing their success in hunting on the Plains. Gradually, the Arapaho moved farther south, split into the closely allied Northern and Southern Arapaho, and established a large joint territory spanning land in southern Montana, most of Wyoming, the Nebraska Panhandle, central and eastern Colorado, western Oklahoma, and extreme western Kansas.

Pretty Nose[]

Pretty Nose was an Arapaho woman who participated in the Battle of the Little Bighorn, one of the most notable battles of the Great Sioux War of 1876. She later became a respected elder member of the tribe, living to be at least 101 years old. It is also reputably believed that she became an Arapaho war chief.

Dawn of Man[]

"Acclimations, Pretty Nose, war chief of the Arapaho and veteran of the Battle of Little Bighorn, more commonly known among your people as the Battle of the Greasy Grass. It was in this battle that you displayed your commitment to your people, fighting in one of the greatest victories for your people in the Great Sioux War, taking part as a member of the combined detachment of Cheyenne and Arapaho. Only still a young woman, you were photographed almost five years later, and your story was carried on by your descendant, Mark Soldier Wolf, a tribal elder who detailed your elder years and your pride, greeting your returning grandson in red, black and white beaded cuffs to demonstrate your rank and show solidarity with your kin.


Art by Arliasqueto

Pretty Nose, the greatest battles are yet ahead. Your people once again require the grit and determination of a leader blessed with as much courage as yourself, as they still have many battles to face. They need you to lead them for one last battle to rise to their true potential, unbridled of the sins of the past committed against them. Will you fight for your people? Can you build a civilization that will stand the test of time?"

Introduction: "Tous, my fellow traveller. I am Pretty Nose of the Arapaho, and I would see that you do no harm while in my lands."

Defeat: "Every battle cannot be won. Howouunoni. Have mercy on me. Have mercy on my people. Because beware, we are still strong in defeat."

Unique Attributes[]

The Arapaho (Pretty Nose)
ArapahoPN 256

Art by Arliasqueto

People of the Blue Sky

Gain a free mounted unit each time you complete a Traderoute Trade Route. Cities settled on a strategic resource create the relevant improvement and get a free Traderoute Trade Route slot.

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Art by Arliasqueto

Beniiinen (Knight)
  • Ignores Zone of Control.
  • Generates yields on kill depending on level (Gold Gold at Level I, then CultureIcon Culture at II, FaithIcon Faith at III, and Science Science at IV. After this, it loops back and inceases existing yields.).
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Travois Post (Caravansary)
  • Increases Traderoute Trade Route range by 10% per copy of Horses Horses controlled by the city.
  • 25% of the Gold Gold from Traderoute Trade Routes in this city is converted into Production Production.
City List
  1. Wootei-niicie
  2. Nii-cii-nec-iini'
  3. Nook-oowu'
  4. Konouutosei
  5. Heet-niiseekuu'
  6. Nonookuneeseeii'
  7. Ceneit-eetee'
  8. Tecenoo
  9. Heet-hockoootee-t
  10. Xonouu'oo'
  11. Biito'owu'
  12. Wox Noho'kuhnee-t
  13. Noowóo-ííteen
  14. Heet-ko'einoo'
  15. Hóo'uu Níit-ko'ús-i'i
  16. Hinenitee Toh-nooxeih-t
  17. Toh-okooxeee-ni'
  18. Níit-kotóus-í'i
  19. Heneeceen-okoy
  20. Nihoon-oobe'
  21. Beexookein-okoy
  22. Notkonii-booo
  23. Ni'ec-i' Toh-booeti-
  24. KTih-noo'oeenootee' Ni'ec-i'
  25. Neniikote'eit Neh'eih-t
  26. Wox-eihtoo
  27. Hisei Tih-nooee-t
  28. Ti'iihiinen Tih-neh'eee-t
  29. Beniis-otoyoo'
  30. Hiwoxuu Hiniioon
Spy List
  • Black Man
  • Black Kettle
  • Little Raven
  • Black Coal
  • Friday
  • Plenty Bear
  • Sorrel Horse
  • Sharp Nose
  • Left Hand
  • Runs-on-Top




Peace Theme War Theme
"Shoshone Sun Dance Songs" by Geoff Knorr & Michael Curran. "Shoshone Sun Dance Songs" by Geoff Knorr & Michael Curran.

Mod Support[]

Mod Support
Community Balance Patch
Ethnic Units
Map Labels
Unique Cultural Influence
Wish for the World

Unique Cultural Influence[]

"Our people are now dressing with porcupine quills and talking about Flat Pipe. I worry the rest of the world will succumb to the influence of your culture."

Full Credits List[]

Steam Workshop
Latest Version: v 1
Last Updated: 14 Jul 2021


  • Arilasqueto: Concept, Design, Art, Text, Code
  • ExplosiveWatermelon: Code
  • Chrisy15: Code
  • EmeraldRange: Code, 3D, Debugging everything
  • Zharques: Text, TSL
  • RawSasquatch: Research, Organization
  • TarcisioCM: CanSaveUnit Util
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