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The Shawnee Tribe

  1. 1. The Shawnee Tribe By Taryn
  2. 2. Where Did They Live• The Shawnee Tribe lived in South Georgia.
  3. 3. Homes• The Shawnee Tribe lived in small round dwellings called wikkums, or wigwams. It’s made out of bark or skins.
  4. 4. Clothing• Shawnee men wore breechcloth made from deerskin.• Shawnee women wore deerskin wraparounds and moccasins.
  5. 5. Food• Shawnee people ate turkeys, fish, corn, squash, and deer.• The Shawnee got their food by farming and hunting.
  6. 6. Jobs• The Shawnee older boys hunted for food. The Shawnee older girls helped with the little ones.• The Shawnee women had to farm, child care, and cooking.• The Shawnee men were hunters, went to war to protect their families.
  7. 7. Games• Shawnee children played miniature bows and arrows, and hand held games.
  8. 8. WorshippedThe Shawnee people believed in someone named our grand mother. She was one of the spirits.
  9. 9. Important Animals• The most important animals to the Shawnee Tribe were panthers, raccoons, rabbits, and wolves.
  10. 10. Interesting Facts• After eating the meal of the animals, they used the antlers and bones to make fish hooks and garden tools.• Shawnee means shawanwa.• Headbands were made out of hawk feathers.• They used buttons for rings.

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