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The Navajo Indian Tribe
Transcript of The Navajo Indian Tribe
Considered to be one of the most wide spread indian groups.
Word Navajo comes from phrase Tewa Navahu, "highly cultivated land" Intro Grew corn/maize
Acquired bison meats from trades
Ate mutton, deer, antelope, rabbits, and prairie-dogs
Also squash, grapes, pumpkins, and yucca Food By: Matt and Sean Shelter Lived in hogans
Round, wooden, cone shaped huts, packed mud surrounding it
Could be square
Door faced east for good luck+fortune Organization Each tribe had a chief
Only men could be chief
Chief = head of council
Chief didn't have complete control over council
Women wove clothes at home Enemies Azenaki Indian tribe
Spanish, Ute, and Pueblo villages because of horse feuds Tools Stories/Beliefs Clothing Materials for weapons came from trades
Steel shears- for shearing wool
Hand carders-for combing sheep's wool before spinning
Spindle- for wool into yarn
Weaving batten-for separating yarn
Weaving comb- packing weft yarn into place
Bow and arrow Works Cited Wore clothes that the woman wove
deerskin shirts "squaw dress"- made of dark blankets
hip leggings or
moccasins deerskin waist
native blankets skirt
blankets Many gods
Most important: Changing Woman/ Spider Woman, Sun God, The 2 Monster Slayers
Group of deities (Yei) who can be sommuned by masked dancers "Hogan." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 29 Sept. 2012. Web. 29 Sept. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hogan>. "Navajo People - The DinÃ©." Navajo People. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Sept. 2012. <http://navajopeople.org/>. "Countries and Their Cultures." Religion and Expressive Culture. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Sept. 2012. <http://www.everyculture.com/North-America/Navajo-Religion-and-Expressive-Culture.html>. "Navajo Indians." The Navajo and Their History. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Sept. 2012. <http://www.indians.org/articles/navajo-indians.html>. THUNDER GOD The Navajo indian tribe were a farming people that traded.
They are one of the largest indian groups ever. The lived in Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and also Utah and are still around.
THANKS FOR WATCHING!!! BYEEEEEEEEE!!!!! THE NAVAJO Conclusion