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Native Americans in SW

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FC: Southwest Native Americans

1: The Southwest Native Americans By: Katelyn Stiles Kelsie Broome James Bean Gabriel Ramirez

3: THe Southwest Native Americans Mojave, Sonoran, Great Basin and Chihuahuan

4: Hunted Buffalo

5: Farming, Hunting , & gathering

6: Southwest Native Americans lived in Cliff Houses or wickiups

8: Some groups adapted to dry farming, while others dug complex irrigation systems for farming.

10: Weapons were boomerangs and tomahawks.

12: Apaches are southwest Indians, but somewhere forced to move to Oklahoma in the 1800’s. The total population of Apaches today is 30,000. They spoke their native language that is close to Navajo.

13: Thirteen tribes of Apaches. In the past Apaches tribes had a council that chose a chief, and made decisions together.

15: Apaches were extreme hunters and often traded crops with Pueblo and the Spanish

17: They mostly survived by eating Buffalo meat, and using their hides as protective clothing. It has been said that they were one of the first tribes to learn how to ride and use horses

19: Women were in charge of the home besides cooking and taking care of children. Women also learned fighting skills. Men were warriors, hunters and political leaders.

20: Women wore skirts, leggings, or dresses

21: Men wore breechcloths with leather leggings

24: Apache Myth

25: There was nothing here in the world. A bearded man came from the spy and started painting light. He rubbed his hands together and made the sky girl, the sun god. Then he created Tarantula, Big Dipper, Wind, Lightning-Maker, and some western clouds in which to house Lightning-Rumbler, which he just finished. He also made a sweat house so he could create people. After it was done he left the people to run the earth and escaped through fire.


29: It's The Little Things In Life That Matter

31: A Day to Give Thanks

33: J O Y


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