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Native American

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Sneha Murugu

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Native Americans/American Indians

Native americans
Short introduction
- Lived in the USA
- The first people
- Christofer Columbus - the Indians
- Around 30 000 - 12 000 years ago
- the Bering Strait
- Different tribes
A presentation by, Adriana, Sneha, Ryan and Marius

Food
Hunting
Fishing
Gathering
Farming
raise-domesticated animals
Clothing
Materials= animal hides
All clothes made by hand.
They often decorated their clothes.
Feathers
Animal fur
Porcupine quills
Glass beads
Most men wore a breechcloth.
Women wore skirts and tunics.
Footwear
Houses and homes
Wigwam
Tepees
Sun - dried brick house
Weapons
Bow and arrow
Spears
Tomahawks
Religion
Native people didnt have religion.
They had beliefs.
They believed in spirits and higher forces.
Culture
Ceremonies, harvest festivals and activities
Rain dance
Music
Music accompanied them through everyday life.
Rattles & drums
Whistles & flutes
Native americans today
Sources
Dreamcatcher
http://www.native-languages.org/legends-wolf.htm
http://www.english-online.at/people/native-americans/native-americans-introduction.htm
http://www.ducksters.com/history/native_american_clothing.php
Nature was holy
Native American Wolf Mythology
Pocahontas 1595-1617
http://listverse.com/2007/11/20/top-15-most-famous-native-americans/
They live normally
Difficult to maintain the tradition
Children got kidnapped
http://lemon90.wordpress.com/
Many of them are poor
Conclusion
Activities
Men: Hunting
Ladies: Clothes, kids
Children: learned, trained hunting, war
Dance
Rain dance: clothes
Performing the rain dance: zigzagging patterns
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Lived in america (first people)
Nature is sacred
Had five basic ways to get food
believed in wolfs/werewolfs
Pocahontas lived
Women usually made the clothes - used animal hides
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