Presentation on theme: "Native American Jobs By Chase & Nick. Hunting They used bows & spears. They set snares to catch birds and rabbits. They hunted deer, bison, bear."— Presentation transcript:
Native American Jobs By Chase & Nick
Hunting They used bows & spears. They set snares to catch birds and rabbits. They hunted deer, bison, bear.
Fishing They put torches on the front and back of the boat to attrack fish They used bows &spears + nets to catch fish
farming Women were the ones how worked on the farm They planted the three sisters know as corn, beans and squash. Corn provides a natural pole for bean vines to climb. Bean vines also help stabilize the corn plants, making them less vulnerable to blowing over in the wind. Spiny squash plants also help discourage predators from approaching the corn and beans.
Corn, beans and squash also complement each other nutritionally. Corn provides carbohydrates and the dried beans are rich in protein. Finally, squash has both vitamins from the fruit and healthful, delicious oil from the seeds.
Fun fact They stuck fish heads in the ground to fertilize it.
More fun facts The Iroquois used dugout canoes to travel. They also used dugout canoes to fish. They used nets and spears to fish and then put the fish in their canoes to bring back to their village
Dead fall info The Iroquois used a dead fall to trap bears and other big animals. This is how a dead fall worked: When an animal smelled food inside the dead fall, it would crawl inside and a support leg would fall. Then a heavy tree trunk or stone would fall trapping and killing the animal.