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By Colin Benedict. - 1600 lived in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and Florida - 1600 lived in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and Florida - Today the.

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1 By Colin Benedict

2 lived in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and Florida lived in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and Florida - Today the Seminole live in Florida and Oklahoma - Today the Seminole live in Florida and Oklahoma -Lived in houses called Chickees -Lived in houses called Chickees

3 - made pendants, beads and canoes - made pendants, beads and canoes - some female Seminole wore twelve pounds of beads a day - some female Seminole wore twelve pounds of beads a day

4 - Male Seminole wore leggings and breech clothes - Male Seminole wore leggings and breech clothes - Female Seminole wore leather dresses and moccasins - Female Seminole wore leather dresses and moccasins

5 - hunted bear, deer, turkey, duck and alligator - hunted bear, deer, turkey, duck and alligator - gathered greens, nuts and roots - gathered greens, nuts and roots - planted corn squash, pumpkins and beans - planted corn squash, pumpkins and beans

6 - Europeans brought many diseases and many people in the Seminole community died - Europeans brought many diseases and many people in the Seminole community died Spanish explorer Juan Ponce stumbled upon Seminole land and he claimed it for Spain Spanish explorer Juan Ponce stumbled upon Seminole land and he claimed it for Spain

7 - Seminole boys learned to hunt and trap while the girls learned to sew and tend to the garden - Seminole boys learned to hunt and trap while the girls learned to sew and tend to the garden -Seminole children had to protect crops from small animals -Seminole children had to protect crops from small animals

8 - the Seminole tribe did not go to war very often - the Seminole tribe did not go to war very often - weapons were tomahawks, clubs, spears, darts, blow guns and bows and arrows - weapons were tomahawks, clubs, spears, darts, blow guns and bows and arrows

9 - a clan was considered a family - a clan was considered a family -there was once many clans now only eight remain panther, deer, snake, bird, otter, wind, bear and big town -there was once many clans now only eight remain panther, deer, snake, bird, otter, wind, bear and big town

10 - lived on everglade islands called hammocks - lived on everglade islands called hammocks - lived in houses called chickees - lived in houses called chickees

11 - there are many Seminole legends - there are many Seminole legends - Seminole legends tell about how the clans were created - Seminole legends tell about how the clans were created

12 - Oceola and medicine man Abacka were both great Seminole leaders - Oceola and medicine man Abacka were both great Seminole leaders - they fought against the U.S. army so that they wouldn’t be removed to the reservation - they fought against the U.S. army so that they wouldn’t be removed to the reservation

13 - the Seminole tribe is working very hard to preserve their culture - the Seminole tribe is working very hard to preserve their culture - there are six reservations five of them are in Florida and the other is in Oklahoma - there are six reservations five of them are in Florida and the other is in Oklahoma

14 - Seminole only speak two languages today - Seminole only speak two languages today - one of them is Muscogee Creek and the other is Muscogee - one of them is Muscogee Creek and the other is Muscogee

15 - the Seminole tribe has many ceremonies and rituals - the Seminole tribe has many ceremonies and rituals - two of them are the stomp dance and the green corn ceremony - two of them are the stomp dance and the green corn ceremony

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