Native Americans

Topics: Native Americans in the United States, Algonquian languages, Religion Pages: 2 (434 words) Published: September 15, 2013
2.06 Native Americans

·Was sold into slavery
·Translator, not a cheif
·Was a schemer
·Friendy towards europeans/whites
·Joined the pilgram community
·A Patuxet
·Belonged to the Wampanoag tribe
·Dies in his late 30s
·Wanted what was best for his tribe
·Did not like europeans/whites
·Stood his ground
·Died in his late 70s
·Both were Native Americans

Compare and Contrast Chart: Native American Tribes
Tribe #1: Kickapoo
Government: All Kickapoo followed the traditional division of labor, placing hunting activities and protection of the village or camp in the charge of men who also cleared new feilds for planting. Women were mainly responsible for gathering wild plant foods, planting and tending crops, building houses, cooking, and child care. On large hunting campaigns, everyone helped, the women processed the meat and later the hides of the animals that the men killed. Economy: Practiced hunting and gathering, mainly deer and bison as well as other game. Wild plants and nuts were supplemented by the maize, beans, and pumpkins they planted in the spring. The Kickapoo became involved in the fur trade and later delt with other goods as well, after comming in contact with the Europeans. The Kickapoo were ultimately becoming known as shrewd traders. Religion: Belief in spirit messengers. The supreme deity is Kisiihiat, who created the world and resides in the sky. Culture: The culture hero, Wiaaka, the son of Kisiihiat, who created the Indian world and taught the Kickapoo to build their houses, which are vital elements to the Kickapoo religion. Religious practice is organized around sacred bundles for clans and herbal societies.

Tribe #2: Wampanoag
Government: The Wampanoag had a matrilineal system, in which women controlled property and hereditary ststus was passed though the maternal line. Female elders approved selection of chiefs or sachems, although males...
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