The Algonquian Native Americans Benchmark Addressed: SOC.II.1.LE.1 QUIT
The Algonquian The word “Algonquian" means, "At the place  of spearing fishes and eels," and is also used i...
The Algonquian The Algonquian Nation is made up of several tribes who all speak a similar language.  Algonquian Nation Fox...
The Algonquian Here are the locations  of the different Algonquian tribes in Michigan.
The Fox and Sauk The Fox joined the Sauk tribe after the Fox War with the French.  Sauk means  “ yellow earth people”. The...
The Fox and Sauk They were ruled by 2 Chiefs. The Peace Chief position was passed down through the family and was in charg...
The Fox and Sauk Men, Women and Family Roles The women were expected to plant crops and were respected for their contribut...
The Menominee Interesting Facts Menominee means “ wild rice people”.  Wild rice was the  Menominee’s main crop. They used ...
The Menominee Culture They made wampum belts out of white and purple shell beads. These beads were also used as currency. ...
The Menominee Culture They made wampum belts out of white and purple shell beads. These beads were also used as currency. ...
The Menominee Men, Women and Family Roles Men wore their hair in mohawks. Men were hunters for deer and fish. Women typica...
The Miami Interesting Facts They were allies with the English during the  American Revolution. They kept dogs as pets and ...
The Miami Culture The Miami were hunting and farming people. The Miami would plant their crops in early June and then the ...
The Miami Men, Women and Family Roles Men were hunters  and warriors. Women took care of  the children and the  Upkeep of ...
The Ojibwe Interesting Facts Chippewa, Ojibway, Ojibwe and Ojibwa are all the same name for this tribe. They mostly intera...
The Ojibwe Culture Their artists were particularly known for floral designs in bead working. Ojibwe who lived in the woodl...
The Ojibwe Men, Women and Family Roles Men wore breechcloth and leggings. Women wore long dresses with removable sleeves. ...
The Kickapoo Interesting Facts They moved around often to follow the buffalo herds. The Kickapoo moved frequently so their...
The Kickapoo Culture The Kickapoo believed  in a cosmic substance  that existed through  out all nature. Even though the K...
The Kickapoo Men, Women and Family Roles Men and women both took part in traditional  medicine, music, artwork  and storyt...
The Potawatomi Interesting Facts The chief of the Potawatomi could be a man or a woman. The Potawatomi tap trees  for mapl...
The Potawatomi  Culture Men often tattoo themselves with their tribal symbols. They used bows and  arrows and wooden  club...
The Potawatomi  Men, Women and Family Roles When a man and  woman were married,  the man moved in with  the woman’s family...
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  1. 1. The Algonquian Native Americans Benchmark Addressed: SOC.II.1.LE.1 QUIT
  2. 2. The Algonquian The word “Algonquian" means, "At the place of spearing fishes and eels," and is also used in reference to a geographical area, which lies in the upper north eastern corner of the United States and across the border into Canada.
  3. 3. The Algonquian The Algonquian Nation is made up of several tribes who all speak a similar language. Algonquian Nation Fox and Sauk Menominee Miami Ojibwe Kickapoo Potawatomi
  4. 4. The Algonquian Here are the locations of the different Algonquian tribes in Michigan.
  5. 5. The Fox and Sauk The Fox joined the Sauk tribe after the Fox War with the French. Sauk means “ yellow earth people”. The Fox call themselves the Meskwaki, and it means “red earth people”. Interesting Facts QUIT Culture
  6. 6. The Fox and Sauk They were ruled by 2 Chiefs. The Peace Chief position was passed down through the family and was in charged of diplomatic and domestic affairs. The War Chief was voted in by other warriors and was in charge of military and police affairs. Culture
  7. 7. The Fox and Sauk Men, Women and Family Roles The women were expected to plant crops and were respected for their contributions to tribe life. The children were expected to work and do chores, much like colonial kids, but still had time to play. The men were trained to be warriors. Those who did not go out and fight were the hunters. A corn husk doll made by a Fox Sauk mother for her daughter. How to make a corn husk doll. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSfsgkg_R8I
  8. 8. The Menominee Interesting Facts Menominee means “ wild rice people”. Wild rice was the Menominee’s main crop. They used both birch bark canoes and dug out canoes.
  9. 9. The Menominee Culture They made wampum belts out of white and purple shell beads. These beads were also used as currency. They live in dome shaped wig wams and rectangular lodges with bark covering. Menominee artists are known for pottery, weaving, quilling and floral bead work.
  10. 10. The Menominee Culture They made wampum belts out of white and purple shell beads. These beads were also used as currency. They live in dome shaped wig wams and rectangular lodges with bark covering. Menominee artists are known for pottery, weaving, quilling and floral bead work.
  11. 11. The Menominee Men, Women and Family Roles Men wore their hair in mohawks. Men were hunters for deer and fish. Women typically wore their hair long. Women also harvested rice and crops. Lacrosse was a popular sport for children and teens.
  12. 12. The Miami Interesting Facts They were allies with the English during the American Revolution. They kept dogs as pets and as sacrificial animals.
  13. 13. The Miami Culture The Miami were hunting and farming people. The Miami would plant their crops in early June and then the whole village would leave to hunt buffalo. The Miami were divided into clans within each tribe and had their own chief.
  14. 14. The Miami Men, Women and Family Roles Men were hunters and warriors. Women took care of the children and the Upkeep of the village. The Miami did not believe in physical punishment so children were only scolded.
  15. 15. The Ojibwe Interesting Facts Chippewa, Ojibway, Ojibwe and Ojibwa are all the same name for this tribe. They mostly interact with other Ojibwe tribes, and are close allies with them. The Ojibwe were well known for their birch bark canoes.
  16. 16. The Ojibwe Culture Their artists were particularly known for floral designs in bead working. Ojibwe who lived in the woodlands and in birch bark wigwam houses. Ojibwe who lived in the plains lived in buffalo hide tents, also called tipis.
  17. 17. The Ojibwe Men, Women and Family Roles Men wore breechcloth and leggings. Women wore long dresses with removable sleeves. Babies were carried on cradleboards on their mothers backs.
  18. 18. The Kickapoo Interesting Facts They moved around often to follow the buffalo herds. The Kickapoo moved frequently so their style of dress changed often. The Kickapoo and Shawnee believe that they were once apart of the same tribe.
  19. 19. The Kickapoo Culture The Kickapoo believed in a cosmic substance that existed through out all nature. Even though the Kickapoo came in contact with many other Indian tribes while following the buffalo, their culture has generally stayed the same.
  20. 20. The Kickapoo Men, Women and Family Roles Men and women both took part in traditional medicine, music, artwork and storytelling. Women wore wrap around skirts. Men wore soft leather breechcloth and leggings. Baby Lone Kickapoo Medicine Man
  21. 21. The Potawatomi Interesting Facts The chief of the Potawatomi could be a man or a woman. The Potawatomi tap trees for maple syrup. The Potawatomi would use dogs as “pack animals” to help them travel and transport items and people.
  22. 22. The Potawatomi Culture Men often tattoo themselves with their tribal symbols. They used bows and arrows and wooden clubs for hunting. In the winter, they would make snowshoes to make travel easier.
  23. 23. The Potawatomi Men, Women and Family Roles When a man and woman were married, the man moved in with the woman’s family. Older Potawatomi children play team ball games. Potawatomi women were farmers and took care of the cooking and the children, while men hunted and gathered food.
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