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The Coahuiltecan tribe

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Laura Flanagan

on 2 March 2016

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The Coahuiltecan tribe
By Rajan and Pooja
Food
-Tuna
-Odd fruits
-Seeds
-Prickly Pear Cactus
-Papaya
-Pecans
The Coahuiltecans used:
-Bows and arrows
-Small shield
-Woven baskets
-Rabbit stick
Tools and Weapons

Clothes



-Feather in hair (All)
-Loin covering (Men)
-Shawls (Women)
Location


They lived in the southern most part of Texas.
Religion and Tradition

The Coahuiltecans always wore necklace with cross.
Every few months they had a dance festival called a Mintoes.
Housing
They lived in:


Tipi like houses called Wickiups
which were made of:
-Poles
-Long grasses
Government
Had no tribal roles,
Some elders were known as leaders.
Art
Tattoos on :
-Face
-Arms
-Legs
-Torso
Economy

-Limited farming
-Relied on hunting and gathering
Languages

They Spoke:
-Comecrudo
-Cotoname
-Aranama
-Solano
-Sanan
-Coahuilteco
Conflicts and Interactions
-Got along with Mexicans
-Raided Spanish
-Very, very hot
The Coahuiltecans made ornaments to put on necklaces.
Fun Fact
There was no one Coahuiltecan tribe, they were split into 200 groups.
Medicine and health
The Coahuiltecans used mold on mesquite trees.
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