Shoshone Eassay

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The Shoshone would dress in these clothes every day to show that they are part of their tribe and to show respect to elders.

This is a Shoshone teepee. It is made mostly of sticks and animal hide. They are portable houses made for hunt and war. The Shoshone were one of the many Native American tribes to use these as shelter.

This is a group of hunters or fighters. The Shoshone would wear these clothes and ride horses in war or just while hunting, but hunting was a little bit like war when hunting buffalo and bison.

Locations and Land
Interactions with Lewis and Clark
Interesting Facts
Houses
Items to Eat and Trade List

Locations and Land
Interactions with Lewis and Clark
Interesting Facts
Houses
Items to Eat and Trade List

SHOSHONE

SHOSHONE

Religion and Traditions

* The Shoshone were located in northern Utah
* They were also located in Idaho
* They were located on the great plains
* Grassland was very common
* There were also forests found around the Shoshone territories

* The Shoshone came in contact with Lewis and Clark on August 13 1805 * The Shoshone had never seen white people before Lewis and Clark * Lewis and Clark were respected and invited in to the tribe

* The Shoshone treated hunting like a sport. It was very common. * Sacagawea was a Shoshone tribe member and met Lewis and Clark

* The Shoshone lived in hot climates and needed shelter for shade so they made brush houses out of leaves sticks and sometimes from animal hides. They could not move and were big.
* Teepees were basically ancient tents that Shoshone would use for hunts and battles. They were portable and most of the time small.

* Fish
* Meat
* Fur from lots of animals
* Hides from animals
* Cloths
* Nuts
* Berries
* Guns and ammunition
* Weapons
* Buffalo
* Bison
* The Shoshone hunt and gather then trade the things that they hunt and...
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