Great Plains Tribes: Gender Roles

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What were the roles of genders in the Great Plains Tribes. The women in the tribes were to cook, make clothing, and tend to the newborns. The elders of the tribe would meet together and name the child. They often times were also put in charge of gathering water and firewood to the campsite. Women were also given the task to set up and take down the teepee. While the women were at camp the men were to go hunt and gather wild game for food.

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