Paleo-Indians, also known as the first Americans, created the ways of the Native American lifestyle. Evidence shows that the Paleo-Indians explored diverse hunting lands in large groups consisting of fifteen to fifty people. The Paleo-Indians used the system of hunting and gathering for their food. The men explored the hunting land for food, and the women cooked and took care of the children. Paleo-Indians also learned to trade ideas and goods with different groups that they encountered when they navigated to the quarries.
The Sioux Indians were a powerful tribe with a rich history. The sioux we nomadic which meant they moved from place to another. They followed the pattern of buffalo which assured them there will be enough food and clothing. The Sioux tribe were well known for their hunting and warrior culture.
In their farms they would raise various animals such as chicken, sheep, cows and pigs. In their towns, most people were very helpful towards each other. They would help their neighbors if they needed to build a barn or if they had had a week harvest. They wouldn’t use African slaves because the farms were either too small or too poor. People of New England also had public buildings such as Puritan churches and a meeting house for the adult men.
One interesting aspect about the Cherokee tribe is their different view on marriage and children. The wedding is a very special event and is informal most of the time. The couple gather at the womans household and exchange corn to symbolize their marriage and vows. After the ceremony ends, the man moves into his new wife’s family’s household. When married, the woman controlled the property and was the most dominant.
Maize was the main crop of the Aztecs. Aztec women planted the maize into flour on a stone slab with a stone roller. It was then made into flour and baked into a kind of pancake called a tortilla. The Aztecs also ate tomatoes, avocados, beans and peppers, as well as pumpkins, squashes, peanuts and amaranth seeds.
The two cultures of the natives and the settlers collided. Many fight occurred between the two one major fight was the Massacre at Sand Creek. “I want no peace until the Indians suffer more.” (General Curtis) The US army fought against the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes which consisted 200 warriors and 500 women and children on November 29,1864.
The men usually hunted for food and fought when it is necessary to do so. They cut down trees for planting and used the wood to build homes and canoes. They made tools and worked outside for the most part. Cherokee women worked at home and controlled what happened in the household. The women in this particular tribe owned the men and had the majority power over their families.
create many different types of performing arts, the mask were made of wood but to look better they would decorate it with items like gems, animal fur, and paint. Pottery was an art that people used in their everyday life, they would make most objects for kitchen supplies like bowls and cooking pots but some of the pottery works were shaped and painted in well detailed. Carving was a way for Africans to tell ancient stories just like the griots but the differences was they would do draw them in the caves. The theme that Africans would use to make all the art they made was the human form, The main subject that artist of Africa would focus on to come up with creativity was people. One big part of African culture was religion, the main religions
First, The cherokee was a tribe that settled in south carolina in the early 1700’s. The cherokee tribe called themselves the “real people”. Their government was very poor that’s why they left their home state. The cherokee was known for living in the mountains and having villages of 600 people. They lived in duabs that had holes in the top so they could have an open fire to cook the food the men hunted.
By: Isaac g. I am a Native American from the the Desert southwest. I wonder If I danced. I hear drums. I see Fire.
The Navajo Origin Legend is basically about how the people treat nature. In the story it says that their Gods came down with sacred buckskins and laid them down with white and yellow corn. Throughout the story the Navajo do their rituals around the two buckskins and later the wind starts to blow and the skins lift and a man and woman are left in place of the two skins. This is symbolizing how important the Navajo see nature and value it. This is also symbolizing why the men and woman dry themselves with white or yellow corn meal stating that the men came from the white corn meal and the women came from the yellow corn meal.
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.
/ Tlingit Tribe / Pronounced- TLING - GIT Culture- Men hunted and women cooked and farmed Foods- Abundance of fish, they also lived by gathering berries and hunting Animals of importance- Fish Levels of society- chief, always men Language- English, only elders know their native language Clothing- Cloth robes Landscape-