Presentation on theme: "Cabeza de Vaca meets the Coahuiltecans"— Presentation transcript:
1Cabeza de Vaca meets the Coahuiltecans Kendra ThomasRodolfo SalgadoRebecca FrancoBrian ReaKevin Landin
2Native American Groups KarankawaComancheCaddosWacosCoahuiltecansWichitaAtakapan
3MapThe map tells where all the Native Americans lived.
4The KarankawaThey lived south of the Caddo, on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.They were called nomads.When it is winter they lived on shores and islands off the coast.
5The Comanche They lived in Southern Plains. (This is what happened in the Southern Plains .)They could speak at least seven different languages.They sold the horses thatthey had stolen from other people.
6The Caddo’sMore from 1,200 years ago the Caddo moved South by Piney Woods.They worked together to grow new crops at the fields.The Caddo made pottery ,so they traded pottery and food for what they needed.The Caddo werefarmers.
7The Waco IndiansThe Waco Indians lived in Waco l like they’re name “Waco”.They had houses that were about 30 to 40 feet long.They lived inhay houses.
8The CoahuiltecansThey worked very hard and they traded with other people and had lots of celebrations!They spent they’re whole summer picking cactuses to eat for dinner.They had mobile groupswhen they went hunting.
9The WichitaCoronado came to Wichita in 1541 in the great land of the Arkansas River.He came about over 450 years ago.They killed the skins of cattle for the herds where they lived.They had enemies
10The Atakapan The Atakapan are the hardest working group ever. They helped each other and shared things with everyone.They lived by a river named Natchez Mississippi.The Atakapan is actually a language, not really a tribe.Choctaw is a word meaning“man eaters” in Atakapan.
11Spanish Explorers Christopher Columbus Alonso Alvarez de Piñeda Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de VacaFrancisco Vasquez de CoronadoSieur de La’Salle
12Christopher Columbus He sold things , when he was thirteen. [Notes About Christopher Columbus]He sold things , when he was thirteen.He took three ships named (La Niña, la Piñta , Santa Maria).He set sail in 1492 – About 519 years ago.He landed on an island called Hispanola – Southwestern Coast of the United States (and thought they were Indians).He explored places and then went back and told The Spanish king and queen what he explored.
13Alonso Alvarez de Piñeda He sailed in 1519 all the way to Texas.He created the 1st maps of the Texas coast.He was from the country of Spain.
14Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca He was from the country of Spain.He went in 1527 to the United States about 500 years ago.He took 600 explorers with him.They got lost in the swamps of Florida.85 people died and 15 people survived.Coahuiltecans and Cabeza de Vaca began to be friends.
15CAVEZA DE VACA and the COAHUILTECANS THEY WERE SO HUNGRY THAT THEY WOULD EVEN EAT WHAT EVER THEY WOULD FIND THAT WAS UNUSUAL FOODS.THEY FOUGHT THE MOSQUITOES.THEY WOULD FIND A WAY TO GET WARM.THEY WOULD HUNT ANIMALS TO EAT.THEY WOULD EAT FIGS ON THEIR WAY BACKAND WHEN THEY CELEBRATE THEY DANCE ALLNIGHT LONG.La Relación
16Francisco Vasquez de Coronado He came from Spain, then he went to Mexico, then he came to Texas.They used boats then when they got to the island they started walking up the hill.
17Sieur de La’Salle He was the only explorer that was born in France. His own men killed him.
18Timeline 1527 1492 1682 Christopher Columbus Travelled by boats to discover the Americans.Cabeza de Vaca travelled to Texas with 600 men and came back with 15 men.La’Salle travelled got more boats and he also died because of hi men.1519Coronado traveled to different cities to find gold!Alonso AlvarezDe PinedaCreated the 1st maps in the world of the Texas Coast.1535