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Western Indians By: Kylie, Shade, Fran, Garrett. Homes Paiute: brush shelters Miwok: houses of wood Some Indian tribes: teepees Some Pomo tribes: teepees.

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1 Western Indians By: Kylie, Shade, Fran, Garrett

2 Homes Paiute: brush shelters Miwok: houses of wood Some Indian tribes: teepees Some Pomo tribes: teepees Ute: cone shaped houses Most Western tribes: pit houses, planks split from redwood Cherokee: teepee Navajo: hogans If they would moved they would use teepees because it was easy to move. If they didnt move houses of wood and other strong houses would stay up and wouldnt fall down. They used brush, redwood, and animal skins to make their homes because they were available to them.

3 Way of Life Pomo: each tribe live in extended families Most indians of the west were hunters. Sometimes they settled in the same place and sometimes they moved. Yokut indians made baskets, houses, boats, and mats. Chumash indians made cooking tools, bowls, and clothing.

4 Foods Pomo: gathered acorns,berries, bulbous and seaweed caught fish, and hunted deer,elk,rabbits, and sea lions. Youkuts: Their main foods are fish,waterfowl,shelfish, roots,and seeds Paiute: They hunted antelope, deer,moutainsheep, rabbits,and other game. They also collected berries,nuts,nuts,roots,and seeds. They also fished, planted beans,corn,and squash Shoshone: They searched for seeds,roots, fish, birds and small animals. Such as rabbits also they ate buffalo. Ute: They hunted such as antelope, buffalo, elk,and deer. They gathered berries,nuts, roots, and seeds. Cherokee: Their main food is corn. They ate berries, nuts, squash, and fish. The most common foods were roots & berries. Some odd foods were roots, seaweed,and moutainlions.

5 Interesting Facts Pomos spoke 7 different languages. The pomos were famous for making water tipe baskets that decorated with beeds, shells, and feathers. Life ways disrupted by mining boom,into a life stock which destroyed plant food Today,about 1,200 Yokuts live on reservation or in rancherias


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