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Trip To the Tonkawa

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Laura Flanagan

on 7 March 2016

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Trip To the Tonkawa
Zoya and Jordan
Hello
Hello, get ready because we are going to take a tour of the Tonkawa area right after this video
GOAL!
Yay, you have made it to the top of the where all of the Tonkawa live! Now that you know about them, you can interact with them, and also ask them questions so that you can learn even more!
Thank you!
Food
The Tonkawa tribe eats meat such as buffalo, deer, and fish. They also eat plants such as roots, nuts, fruits, and corn. Even though they weren't farmers, they got most of their plants from trading with other tribes
Housing
Tonkawa's lived in Tipis. No Tonkawa's today use tipis, but they keep them up for historical decor
Religions
Tonkawa religion is really pretty simple. It is mostly based off of legends and tales
Region
Central Texas
BUFFALO
DEER
FISH
FRUIT
Classas
and
Tipi
Weapons
In war, Tonkawa men would use bows and arrows. They would also use war clubs, and shields to protect themselves.
Tribal Roles
The tribal roles in the Tonkawa tribe are split in gender. The men were hunters, and the women took care of children and did house work
Tonkawa men at war
Interactions
The Tonkawa Tribe interacted with the Caddo and the Pleblo Indians
Caddo Indians
Art
The Tonkawa traditional art was hide painting and copper jewelry
Tonkawa Art
Conflicts


Tonkawa Indians had conflicts with the white Americans
Economics
The Tonkawa Economics was supported by trading with other tribes that they interacted with, such as the Caddo. One of the biggest things that they traded was corn
corn
Medicine and Health
The Tonkawa usually used herbs, teas, and dies
Medicinal Herbs
Communication
They used the native Tonkawa language. For example:
"ta-hen =friends"
Friends
Clothing
The Tonkawa woman wore wrapped deerskin shirts while the men wore breech clothes.
Traditions
The most well known traditions in the Tonkawa tribe are the Deer and Wolf dance
Tonkawa clothing
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