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THE GREAT AMERICAN DESSERT
Europeans called the plains a
dessert because they did not
see any potential in it for
cultivating and living.
However the Indians made
use of everything in the
"dessert" and they lived
comfortably. Attitudes to
the plains were influenced by
early travellers.…read more

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WHO WERE
THE PLAINS INDIANS?
Disease was
brought by the
The original Indians Europeans who
came from north Asia brought new
diseases such as
and there were many smallpox and
different nations of cholera. Many
Indians (Sioux, Indians died
because of the
Cherokee). In the 18th
Indians small pox
century they migrates epidemic.
to the Plains.
The Mexico Indians
revolted gains the
Spanish and took
their horses, they
then traded with
other Indians.…read more

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INDIAN LIVING (SIOUX)
MAN's JOB
·Hunting
·Warriors Scalps hanging
·Protecting as trophies on
band the tipi.
WOMAN'S JOB Ear/flaps
· looking after For smoke
of fire.
tipi
· Cooking Buffalo skin.
· Making Tough
clothing durable
material.
Girls were taught
Doorway facing
how to keep house eastwards
and cook. Boys were toward the sun.
taught to hunt and Old people were considered wise and
use bows. They both they were sometimes exposed for
learnt how to survive the survival of the band. They also
on the Plains. helped with the bringing up of
children.…read more

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HOW INDIAN LIFE
WAS ORGANIZED?
The council was made up of
representatives from each
Chiefs were people of wisdom band and they made
and the title was never decisions a meetings.
inherited or elected. If some of
them did wrong they would be
shamed in front of the band
who were their family and this
was an effective punishment. In
extreme cases such as murder
they wee banished for the good
of the band.
The warriors
supervised hunting and
protecting the band,
their opinions were
taken seriously in
meetings.…read more

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HUNTING THE BUFFALO
WAYS TO HUNT THE
BUFFALO:
· used wolf skin to disguise
their sent
· they herded them into a
Corral
· they also chased them
with fire over a cliff
· guns
·Bows and arrows
·horses
They hunted the buffalo sustainably and
they did not waste anything. They also
performed a Buffalo Dance to call the
spirit to help them with hunting . It also
was so they could find the buffalo herd.…read more

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Sienna Jones

It's not finished- but spectacular so far!

George G Heal

there good 

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