2Art The Mingo Indians are known for their false face mask. The picture on the false face mask represents their family.They also did beadwork, porcupine quillwork and made wampum belts with white and purple beads.The flute and drum were two important instruments.
3Language The Mingo Indians spoke English and Seneca Language. Some Seneca words areone – ska:ttwo – tekhni:hthree – sehfour – ke:ih
4ClothingThe Mingo Indians wore beaded shirts. The Mingo men wore breechcloths with leggings. Mingo women wore wraparound skirts. For shoes they wore moccasins.
5Tools Mingo hunters used bow and arrows. Fisher man used fishing poles and spears
6Chief Logan Chief Logan was the leader of the Mingo tribe. Chief Logan was born by the Yellow Creek, near present Wellsville, Ohio.He wanted revenge from Americans killing his family member so he helped start the Dunmore’s War.After the war, Logan became famous for a speech later known as Logan’s Lament.Later in 1780, his own nephew murdered him.His cemetery is in Auburn, New York.
7Food The Mingo men hunted elk and they fished. The Mingo were farming people, they grew corn, beans and sqaush and they harvested wild berries and herbs.
8ShelterThe Mingo people lived in villages of long houses, which were large wood-frame buildings.
9Other factsToday some believe the Mingo were Seneca.
10About the AuthorsNoah has a dog and he plays basketball and soccer. He has 2 brothers and 1 sisters.Matthew has two sisters and a dog. Matthew’s favorite sports are basketball, baseball and football.