FC: Cherokee Indian Facts For Children. | By: Kierra Coleman Daniel Austin & Jordarrius Sawyer
1: Habitat, | Cherokee Home Made of rivercane and plaster with hatched roofs. | The Cherokee Indians lived in the mountains. The main places that they lived in were the northern and eastern U.S. They lived and settled in villages, usually by a river. Their houses were usually as strong as log cabins
2: men leggings | breech cloth | moccasins | Dress Women wore wrap around skirts and poncho style blouses made of woven fiber and deer skins. Men wore breech clothes and leggings.
3: bracelets | medallion | Cherokee dress & art were always hand-made and cherished | Art Cherokee art included pipe carving, rivercane baskets, gourd art, and pottery. After moving to Oklahoma their art work changed and they focused on bead works and textiles.
4: Hammers were made from rocks and sticks
5: Cherokee tools were always hand- made from animal bones or any other available assets the Cherokee Indians around. The handle of knives were usually always wrapped wit some type of protective cloth to prevent cuts on the hands and the blade was covered with some kind of protector like to the knives we use today.
6: The Cherokee Indians' main meals consisted of buffalo and corn, but they also ate things like blackberries, strawberries, cantilopes and any other wild animals or fruits they could find. | Food and
7: The Cherokee had annual corn festivals for the Gods and played lacrosse as a pass time. The men made political decisions for the tribe and women made social decisions for the clans. Both men and woman took part in story telling, artwork, music and traditional medicine. | Customs
8: Carrie Bushyhead | Carrie Bushyhead was a trail of tears survivor who became a prominent Indian Territory educator
9: Famous Cherokee People | Andrew Jackson was in the V.S. army and he betrayed the Indians, whom he once supported.
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