Meat of deer, rabbit were also eaten by them after hunting. As men used to go for hunting and women used to farm and craft. They dressed themselves warm, cape like cloths and leggings. The basic clothing for men was breechcloth made of deerskin or fabric and women’s basic clothing were short petticoat. To treat the illness or disease they used to take herbs or natural ointment.
Later on in their life’s the men would wear shirts made out of either cotton or velvet, while during the warmer seasons they would wear breeches that went just below the knee. In colder seasons they would have pants. Women wore squaw dresses made out of blankets. Both men and women would wear moccasins whether child or adult. Every year they had special traditions.
The second resource is animals which they used for food and there pelt for clothes and around there Tipis. They also used the tail of buffalos for fly swatters. They used buffalo horns for tools and cups. They used pottery for making bowls and sometimes cups.
Men wore short gowns which were referred to as hunting shirts and beaded belts. As for pants, younger men wore pants that were homespun out of yarn and cloth; Older men wore deerskin leggings. Women wore “tear dresses” which were dresses torn from larger bolt pieces. These dresses were worn to special tribal occasions and at weddings. As for shoes, only some men and women wore moccasins because shoes were not hugely popular at the time.
Imagine yourself going back into the past and living with the Coastal and Plateau tribes. Wouldn't you want to see the resources they used? They have to use the sources that are found around them based on where they live. So the Chinook tribe of the coast and Nez Perce tribe of the Plateau interacted with their environment differently and similarly to provide food, shelter and clothing for their people. There is many differences and similarities between the Coastal tribe, Chinook and the Plateau tribe, Nez Perce on the way they get and use their food based on their environment.
There is only stone tools that we the people us to survive, stone spears to hunt, also you have to make you own bow and arrows to survive in the hunting grounds. Only the men are allowed to go hunting, the woman’s stay home, cook, clean and take care of the kids. The kids between 10 and 18 have to collect wild barriers from the forest. One of the major regions is the mountains; we use it to collect fresh water for the tribe. Another major region is the ocean, which we hunt down big fish.
Costume: The dress was made with deerskin material along with the boots that were made with animal fur. The apparels during the late 1700’s was hand-made by using skins from the animal herds in their tribe. Because the Shoshone women were gatherers, protected the horses, collected wood to make fire, and arranged the teepees, their status was low and were treated with little respect in the Lemhi-Shoshone society. Sacagawea’s childhood in the Shoshone village near the Lemhi valley contributed mainly to patriarchal society which allowed her to gain special techniques to maintain her own livelihood.
Because the Hoh were coastal people, they settled in one area and did not move around like nomadic people. Therefore, their clothing was not made to travel, so it wasn’t bulky or crafted to last for long periods of time. The clothing was also thin and light because of the coastal climate they lived in. The materials used to form the garments consisted of cedarwood, bark, animal leather, and more commonly, wool. The Hoh people had clothing similar to other tribes in the area, and used similar methods to make their own.
The Indians used the waterways to their advantage using it as a means of transportation and for fishing. Because there lands was so ample, around 4,000 years ago they decided to settle down. They become one of the first Canadians to live primarily by farming. There were four main tribes in the Eastern Woodlands. The Mohawks, the Powhatan, the Iroquois and the Mohicans.
They grew crops such as maize, beans, pumpkins, sunflowers, and tobacco. They`hunted animals such as buffalo and different types of fish. The tribe made different types of clothing and decorative items including pottery, baskets, and buffalo robes depending on what type of celebration it was. At this point in time, the Mandan tribe was one of the wealthiest of the plains. The tribe welcomed many European and American travelers including Lewis and Clark, Prince Maximilian of Wied-Neuwied, and George Catlin.