Native american power point regina
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Plains People By: Regina R. Feb. 4th, 2013
Description Of Region• The Plains People lived on prairies and hills.• In summer, it can be very hot.• Winters tend to be very, very cold.• They get hardly any rain making it hard to live there. They have amazing views that keep them busy. The Plains People did mostly hunting and very little farming.
Tribes• The only tribes that they had were the Sioux and the Lakota. Even though they lived in different ways and places, they also were a little a like in some ways.
Shelters• For the shelters, they had lodges and teepees. Lodges were hewed down into logs and used for the houses. Teepees were triangle – shaped. This is what they used for shelter.
Food Sources• The Plains People hunted buffalo and other animals like elk and antelope.• They did very little farming.• To blend in, they used the skins of deer, elk, and wolves, hunching their back over to look like animals.
Clothing• They wore buffalo, deer, and elk skins for clothing.• Girls would wear dresses and skirts while boys and men wore a piece of cloth around their waist.• Until they were ten, boys wore breech clouts.
Everyday Life• To us the Plains people lives were very interesting and unique.• They had special ceremonies for rain, boys, girls, and adults.• They even had ceremonies for the first game or first caught fish.
Traditions and Ceremonies• One ceremony was a boy becoming man. To do this they would go out alone with nothing and find his spiritual guider.• There ceremonies could last days and usually have feasts to celebrate.
Crafts• The Plains People used peace pipes and leather hides as their art.• They have different kinds of pipes.• They used the leather hides for winter counts.
Weapons or Tools• The Plains People used travois and a par fleche.• A travois and a par fleche were similar.• They are both used for carrying items on it.
Websites I Used• www.mce.l12tn.net• www.bookunitsteacher.com• www.firstpeoplesofcanada.com