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Chumash Created by:  Michelle  Maitreyee Vishakha Tomols
Materials For The Making of a Tomol <ul><li>Chumash people use many materials to build tomols: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tomol...
How to Make A Tomol <ul><li>The Chumash people built the tomol by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>lashing the thin, redwood boards ...
Characteristics of a regular Chumash Tomol <ul><li>The tomols the Chumash people made were very unique.  </li></ul><ul><ul...
What do the Chumash use the tomols for? <ul><li>They use the tomols for many reasons like: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They were...
How Many People Fitted in a Tomol <ul><li>A regular tomol can carry three people. </li></ul><ul><li>Large tomols can carry...
How long did it last <ul><li>How long it lasted depended on how much they used it and how good they cared for it. </li></u...
What We were Just Talking About! <ul><li>Hope you learned many facts on the wonderful: </li></ul><ul><li>Chumash Tomols! <...
Bibliography <ul><li>*Banks, James et.al. California. Chicago: SRA, 2000. </li></ul><ul><li>*&quot;Chumash Life.&quot; Can...
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  1. 1. Chumash Created by: Michelle Maitreyee Vishakha Tomols
  2. 2. Materials For The Making of a Tomol <ul><li>Chumash people use many materials to build tomols: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tomols are made up of mainly Redwood boards... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>plant fibers are also used and, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>asphalt! </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. How to Make A Tomol <ul><li>The Chumash people built the tomol by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>lashing the thin, redwood boards together... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>... then they use the plant fiber to connect the boards. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finally, they use asphalt to fill up the cracks in the tomol so it wouldn’t leak. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sanding was done with sandstone and shark skin. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Painting and decorating was done . </li></ul></ul>PLANT FIBER REDWOOD BOARDS ASPHALT
  4. 4. Characteristics of a regular Chumash Tomol <ul><li>The tomols the Chumash people made were very unique. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Although the tomols were up to 30 feet long, they were still very light. It was so light that only 2 people were needed to carry it! </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. What do the Chumash use the tomols for? <ul><li>They use the tomols for many reasons like: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They were used for trading, they go to Santa Catalina Island to trade the tomols. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It was also used for catching fishes, they also gather shells in the ocean. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. How Many People Fitted in a Tomol <ul><li>A regular tomol can carry three people. </li></ul><ul><li>Large tomols can carry upto 10 people. </li></ul><ul><li>One member, bailer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is usually a young boy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Took out water that seeped into the tomol </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. How long did it last <ul><li>How long it lasted depended on how much they used it and how good they cared for it. </li></ul><ul><li>Kept tomols in a moist place in shade until ready to go to the sea. </li></ul><ul><li>Checked tomol carefully and made any repairs that were needed. </li></ul><ul><li>Took good care of tomol so would last as long as possible. </li></ul>
  8. 8. What We were Just Talking About! <ul><li>Hope you learned many facts on the wonderful: </li></ul><ul><li>Chumash Tomols! </li></ul><ul><li>> The End! > </li></ul>Bye! Have a Nice Day! Bye! Have a Nice Day!
  9. 9. Bibliography <ul><li>*Banks, James et.al. California. Chicago: SRA, 2000. </li></ul><ul><li>*&quot;Chumash Life.&quot; Canoes. The Santa Barbara Museum Of Natural History. 14 Dec 2006 <http://www.sbnature.org/research/anthro/chumash/daily.htm#Shelter>. </li></ul><ul><li>* &quot;California.&quot; Languages and Tribes. Dec 2006 <http://ceres.ca.gov/nahc/lanuage.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>*Gildow-Owens, Nollie. &quot;Native American Watercraft.&quot; Chumash and Tongva Plank Canoes. 9/20/2006. Dec 2006 <http://www.mms.gov/omm/pacific/kids/watercraft.htm>. </li></ul>

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