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Native Americans

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Aaron Wolff

on 29 August 2013

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the Makah Indians live in a very sunny and dry climate. Due to the dryness, they encounter many droughts.
Native Americans
Created and Edited by Eric Giltz, Aaron Wolff and Salat Aweys

Hunter - The Hunters jobs was to track down and kill wild animals.
North eastern woodland tribes wore animal skins because of the colder climate.
Native Americans believe everything is sacred, "from the largest mountain, to the smallest plant and animal.
The Way out
Warrior - This group of people raided other villages, along with protecting their own.
Healer - People who studied the arts of healing withing their tribe would be considered the "medicine men."
Climate/Social Movements
Farmer - These people were also considered, "gatherers." They harvested crops and searched the surrounding area for berries.
American Dream
South eastern woodland tribes wore nothing, or light clothing made from feathers or woven plants because of the hotter climate.
Things such as beads, moccasins, and feathers worn on the head were used by most all Native American tribes.
At age 15-16 Comanche Native Americans are sent out on a vision quest to find their true purpose and power.
Sacred Instructions Given By The Creator To Native People At The Time Of Creation

Treat the Earth and all that dwell thereon with respect.
Remain close to the Great Spirit.
Show great respect for your fellow beings.
Work together for the benefit of all Mankind.
Give assistance and kindness wherever needed.
Do what you know to be right.
Look after the well being of mind and body.
Dedicate a share of your efforts to the greater good.
Be truthful and honest at all times.
Take full responsibility for your actions.

Giving thanks every morning and evening
Religious beliefs interacted constantly with the physical world
The Shaman were the most important spiritual leaders
The Makah use shellfish for traditional clothing.
The Sun Dance
To live peacefully
not hurt the surrounding area
Learn how to live and survive with what they have
Respect - Incarceration
They wanted equal rights.
They wanted the right to keep there land.
To get rid of the Indian Removal Act.
The struggle for equal employment and education.
Only killed/used whatever resources were needed
when a native american boy is born he would be named after and ancestor or an elder
Used for offerings, fastings, and ceremonial piercing of skin.
American Indian Commandments
Everything is Sacred.
Have a use for everything.
Entertainment involves singing and dancing around campfire.
Jobs include Hunters, farmers, healers, and warriors.
Fun Facts
Navajo Native Americans served as code talkers during World War Two.
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