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    • By Andrew, Kathleen, Kelly, and Joe The Hopi Tribe
    • introduction
      • We did our presentation on the Hopi tribe. there are a lot of interesting facts about the Hopi. Hopi means the “peaceful and wise people.“ They believed that it was a best to try to live in peace and harmony with the world around them.
      introduction
    • ☺☻♥
      • The Hopi tribe lived in the high desert of Arizona 100 miles east of the grand canyon.
      • Lived in the middle of Navaho country.
      • They lived in the same place their whole lives
      • The Hopi tribe lived in mainly Arizona but also in Utah, Colorado and New Mexico.
      • The oldest town in America is Graibijin the land of the Hopi.☺☻♥
      Location
    •  
      • The Hopi tribe lived in the hot, dry, sandy, desert.
      • They built their houses on top of the mesa rocks.
      • The mesa rock absorbed the little water they had.
      • Eagles built their nests in the mesa rock.
      • Other animals are hawks, snakes, rabbits, deer, antelope and mice.
      ♦Environment♦
    • ♥ ☺☻ ♥
      • Corn
      • Grass, brush, and mud
      • Coal
      • Springs
      • ☺☻
      Natural Resources☺☻♥
      • The Hopi could get water from springs. Each family had a deep hole called a cistern. A cistern was carved out of the mesa rock.
      • They stored extra water in the rock and in the winter you would put snow in it so it would melt and you could use it.
      The Mesa Rock
      • Children and adults wore the same thing.
      • Girls and women wore a manta, it was a black cotton dress that wrapped around and tied on your right shoulder.
      • Boys and men wore a breechcloth, it was a towel that wrapped around your waist.
      Clothing in the Summer
      • In the winter you would wear pants and moccasins made out of deer skin.
      Clothing for the Winter☺☻♥
      • Made out of stone and clay
      • Flat roofs
      • 2-3 stories high
      • Ground floor for storage you would climb a ladder to get to the second and third floors
      • If it was good weather, you would sleep and work on the roof.
      • What are some differences from our houses to theirs? ☺☻♥
      Housing☺☻♥
      • Didn’t use calendars to find out when to plant seeds they asked their sun watcher.
      • Sun watchers knew when to plant seeds by where the sun rose.
      • By looking at the position of the sun they knew when to perform certain ceremonies.
      • The time you planted your seeds was very important.
      Sun Watcher
      • Captain: Andrew
      • Location: Kathleen
      • Environment: Andrew
      • Natural Resources: Kelly
      • The Mesa Rock: Joe
      • Clothing in Summer and Winter: Kathleen
      • Housing: Kelly
      • Sun Watchers: Joe
      • A special thanks to Mr. Goldfarb who assigned our groups!
      Credits