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  • Native Americans of the Southwest By: Darren D
  • Tribes For my presentation I am doing the Hopi and the Navajo. Both tribes are similar and different in their own ways They are both in the Southwest region
  • Shelters The Navajo live in a round wooden house covered with sand called a Hogan. They used sand to protect themselves from hot heat The Hopi lived in a square adobe house called a pueblo. The adobe protects them from desert heat and cold winters
  • Food Sources  was great for them cause the climate. They both hunted and they farmed and there crops included corn, beans, squash, cotton and hunted antelope and deer.
  • Clothing They both used the animal skins they got from hunting the antelope and stitching cloth together But later on they had sheep to make wool for clothes. Then they grew cotton and went up from there
  • Everyday life The men farmed hunted and built. The woman cooked and collected berries The kids helped the mother with her house work and the father or men hunt for food.
  • Tradition and Ceremonies They would dance around a fire praying to a certain God every time. They did their tradition at least once a year to please there Gods They were both very organized about when they would schedule the celebration before
  • Crafts The Hopi and the Navajo made colored rugs using dyes they made they also dyed sand to make sand paintings They also made jewelry out of many materials like silver, gold, polished rocks, and crystals. They made polished rocks by cleaning the rock very well with warm water
  • Miners Materials They both mined in deep caves for iron and gold. Many of them died from the caves toxic air and the caves collapsing.
  • Weapons and tools The Hopi made bows, arrows, spears, and hoes. The Navajo made spears, rawhide shields, pump drills, and rakes. Later the Hopi and the Navajo traded and both learned how to make each others items.
  • Information SourcePictures from www.select2gether.com,www.photographersdiect.com, www.articlesweb.org,