5Clothing Women made their clothes out of buffalo and deer skin Boys wore nothing until the age of tenOnce they were ten they wore a breech cloutIn cold weather the men put on robes and high boots made from buffalo hides.The young girls wore breech clouts too.
6Men’s Roles Hunted animals Protected the community Fought in battles Taught the boys to fish and huntMade tools and weaponsTraded goods
7Women’s Roles Took care of the home Collected firewood Raised the childrenQuilling and beadworkPacked when time to movePrepare the animal skins for useHelped butcher the animalsGathered berries and other plantsMade clothing and other articlesPrepared the foodTaught the girls the same duties
8Tribal Game Bowl & Dice Game If you toss: 6 alike: You are awarded 1 flat stick and you toss again.a second-6 alike: you receive 2 flat sticks and you toss again.A third consecutive 6-alike: you are rewarded 3 flat sticks.5 alike: you are rewarded 3 narrow sticks and you toss againA second 5 alike: you receive 6 narrow sticks and you toss againA third consecutive 5 alike: you are rewarded 1 flat stick4 or below: you are not rewarded and it’s your opponents turn.Note: In keeping score with the sticks 1 flat stick=three narrow sticks.
9Ceremonies and Traditions When a boy reaches the age of twelve, they will go on their first real hunt.Potlatch: The potlatch is a festival or ceremony. At these gatherings a family or hereditary leader hosts guests in their family's house and hold a feast for their guests. The main purpose of the potlatch is the re-distribution and reciprocity of wealth.Sun Dance: Participants danced for four days around a sacred object, and some would inflict harm upon themselves on purpose, all while staring at the sun. They believed this self-sacrifice would encourage powerful spirits to support and defend them.They knew there was a spirit for everything. (exa. a spirit for the grass, sun and trees.)Before they ate, they blessed the food.
10All About the BuffaloThe buffalo is the most important source for the plains people.They used the stomach for water bagsThey used their horns and bones for tools and weapons.They used the skin for clothing and other articles
12Names of the Tribes of the Plains KansaKiowa-ApacheKitasiLillooetLipan-ApacheMandanMissouriObiwaOmahaOsageOtoPawneePoncaQuapawSarciSiouxLakotaDakotaNakotaTankawaWichitaAkiraArapahoAssiniboineBlackfootCaddoCheyenneCreeCrowGrosVentreHidatsaIowa
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