The Haida <br />Of the Pacific Northwest<br />
The Pacific Northwest……………………………………2<br />Homes…………………………………………………………..3<br />Clothing………………………………………………………..4<br />Food……...
The Pacific Northwest<br />     The Pacific Northwest had  a lot  of rain. There is plenty of water there. There is a lot ...
Homes<br />     The Haida lived in rectangular houses made of red cedar. They would decorate their houses with ravens and ...
Clothing	<br />     The Haida wore beautiful clothes with eagles and ravens on it. Their clothing is made from goat hair, ...
Food<br />     The Haida ate many types of food like deer meat, berries, fruit, nuts, corn and fish such as salmon. The Ha...
Canoes<br />     The Haida would make canoes made of red or yellow cedar trees. They also hollowed out birch trees to make...
Canoes: A long narrow dug out piece of wood<br />Celebrations : A joyous ceremony usually to mark a major event<br />Robes...
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The Haida

  1. 1. The Haida <br />Of the Pacific Northwest<br />
  2. 2. The Pacific Northwest……………………………………2<br />Homes…………………………………………………………..3<br />Clothing………………………………………………………..4<br />Food……………………………………………………………..5<br />Canoes…………………………………………………………..6<br />Glossary…………………………………………………………7<br />Table of Contents<br />1<br />
  3. 3. The Pacific Northwest<br /> The Pacific Northwest had a lot of rain. There is plenty of water there. There is a lot of snow on the Queen Charlotte islands. There are very vast forests. One of the tribes that lived there were the Haida.<br />2<br />Haida enviroment<br />
  4. 4. Homes<br /> The Haida lived in rectangular houses made of red cedar. They would decorate their houses with ravens and eagles. Sometimes they would have celebrations in their homes. The Haida often have a fire pit for cooking and warmth. All Haida houses have a name like an animal or another form of nature such as Dogfish House or Moon House. <br />Haida home<br />3<br />
  5. 5. Clothing <br /> The Haida wore beautiful clothes with eagles and ravens on it. Their clothing is made from goat hair, animal furs and bird features. Women would soften animal skins in heated water, then they make the skins into dresses, shirts, leggings and robes. Women also wove roots or reeds into pieces of fabric and sewed the pieces into capes and robes. Some of the clothing was made from the roots of spruce trees and from reeds that women collected along the Pacific Coast.<br />A group of Haida men<br /> 4<br />
  6. 6. Food<br /> The Haida ate many types of food like deer meat, berries, fruit, nuts, corn and fish such as salmon. The Haida, dried, salmon for the winter. Salmon was a main food source for the Haida. The Haida had a good amount of food.<br />Haida food<br />5<br />
  7. 7. Canoes<br /> The Haida would make canoes made of red or yellow cedar trees. They also hollowed out birch trees to make canoes. They used their small canoes to catch fish. They used large canoes to go on long trading trips to special feasts or to war. The Haida made huge canoes that can hold up to 40 people and two tons of cargo. The Haida often decorated their canoes with ravens.<br />Haida canoe<br />6<br />
  8. 8. Canoes: A long narrow dug out piece of wood<br />Celebrations : A joyous ceremony usually to mark a major event<br />Robes :A piece of clothing like a long loose coat<br />Salmon: A large fish with a slivery skin and pink eggs and flesh<br />Queen Charlotte Islands : A group of islands off the coast of Alaska and British Columbia<br />Glossary<br />7<br />

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