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Social studies Native Americans

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By: Aaron Ma, Maya Shah, Jayani Harihara, Mihir Bhatnagar NATIVE AMERICANS Cherokee Indians The Cherokee Indians tribe lived at the begining of the 1800s, north of modern-day Nacogdoches. ` Facts about the Cherokee Indians 1. They lived by being farmers and hunters.
2. They still live in Oklahoma, where they have western headquarters.
3.Some tribe members are in Texas. Coahiltecan Indians Coahiltecan Indians were Normads, hunters, and gathers. The Coahiltecans Indians lived in southern Texas thousand of years ago! Wichita Indians Did You Know? Cherokee is an Indian tribe and a clothes brand. Fast Fact A Normad is a member of people who have no pernermant abode and travel from place to place to find fresh pasture for their livestock. Cohiltecan means a bunch of people in one location Did you know???? THE END Fast Fact Cherokee is pronouced " CHAIR-uh-kee Did you know???? Sam Houston was a adopted Cherokee Indian. The Wichita Indians lived North of the red river in the beggining of the 1700.
They lived by being Normads, hunters, farmers. Facts about the Wichita Indians 1. The Wichita Indians speak english and Wichita language. Wee-Ta-Ra-Sha-Ro is the head chief of the Wichita. 2. The Wichita travel by raft or travois, a drag sled. 3. Wichita children liked to hunt and fish. Atakapan Indians The Atakapan lived near modern-day Houston and east Louisiana. Facts about The Atakapan Fast Fact Chunkey and stickball were popular sports among teenage boys as they were among adult men. Tonkawa The Tonkawa Indians are original people of Texas. The Tonkawa tribe was forced to move to Oklahoma in the 1800's along with many other tribes, and most Tonkawa people are still living in Oklahoma today. Facts about the Tonkawa 1. Tonkawa men were hunters and sometimes went to war to protect their families. Tonkawa women did most of the child care and cooking. Only men became Tonkawa chiefs, but both genders took part in storytelling, artwork and music, and traditional medicine. 2. Tonkawa Indians weren't coastal people, and when they traveled by river, they usually built rafts. Over land, the Tonkawas used dogs pulling travois (a kind of drag sled) to help them carry their belongings. There were no horses in North America until colonists brought them over from Europe. 3. Tonkawa hunters used bows and arrows. In war, Tonkawa men fired their bows or fought with war clubs and hide shields. HUGE Fact Tonkawa women wore wraparound deerskin skirts. Tonkawa men wore breechcloths. Shirts were not necessary in Tonkawa culture, but some Tonkawa warriors wore elaborately decorated war shirts like those used by northern Plains tribes. In cooler weather, Tonkawa women wore shawls made of rabbit fur and the men wore painted buffalo robes. The Tonkawas made beautifully decorated moccasins, but wore them only for special occasions. Normally they went barefoot. American Artifacts 1. Alibamu Ornament- supposed to be worn for necklace or brestplate 2. Beaded Pouch- may have been used for carrying small items such as food. 3. Comanche Parfleche Case-Parfleche cases were used to store items such as amulets. Sources www.bigorrin.org
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www.Answers.com Where they lived Cherokee Indian kids go to school and play. Some of the older children help with household chores. They usually made their houses near rivers and used rivercane and plaster to build them. Cherokee Indians usually wore breechcloth, and leggings for the men. And, female tribe members wore wrap-around skirts and poncho-style blouses made out of deerskins. What they ate They ate mostly fish, and other aquatic animals. They also hunted buffalo and deer while, females gathered berries and honey What they ate 1. Atakapan hunters used bow and arrows, nets., traps, or hooks made of bones. They ate corn, beans, squash, and sunflowers seeds.
Sometimes they collected berries and nuts from trees and bushes.
The men sometimes hunted for deer, wild turkeys, and small prey. Sometimes the men fished. 2. They met with their neighboring tribes, Chitimacha and Caddo. 3. They sometimes fought battles with Coctaw or Natchez bands. What they ate They hunted deer, buffalo, and javelina. They ate worms, grub, lizards, and plants The Atakapas are original people of southwest Louisiana and southeastern Texas. What the Tonkawa wore They wore wraparound deer skin skirts for the females. Males wore breechclothes. Some men wore war shirts. And the same applies for the children. What they ate They ate buffalo, deer, fish, berries,
nuts, and roots. What they ate What they ate They ate fish, berries, nuts, and buffalo. What did they wear They usually would wear moccasins,
tee shirts and skirts.
The women wore knee high dresses. They ate squash, berries, nuts, honey, and buffalo.
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