What was life like for the Apache tribe?
Section 107. The Apaches were nomadic and lived almost completely off the buffalo. They dressed in buffalo skins and lived in tents made of tanned and greased hides, which they loaded onto dogs when they moved with the herds. They were among the first Indians, after the Pueblos, to learn to ride horses.
What did the Apache tribe do to survive?
Some Apache lived in the mountains, while others lived on the plains. Some hunted big game, while others existed by farming or gathering wild plants. Their main shelter, a circular brush lodge with a fire at the center, fit their nomadic lifestyle.
What resources did the Apache use?
The Apache ate a wide variety of food, but their main staple was corn, also called maize, and meat from the buffalo. They also gathered food such as berries and acorns. Another traditional food was roasted agave, which was roasted for many days in a pit. Some Apaches hunted other animals like deer and rabbits.
What did the Apache tribe use for shelter?
For shelter, Apache used tipis, ramadas, and wickiups. Tipis had hide covers. Ramadas were open- air shelters constructed of poles set in the ground and connected by cross poles covered by brush.
How did the Coahuiltecan adapt to their environment?
When they did camp at one place for more than a day or two they might build simple windbreaks or lean-tos of brush and tree limbs. Usually they lived and slept in the open since the climate in South Texas is fairly warm year round. They did make simple baskets to carry things in and wove grass mats to sit and sleep on.
What animal was essential to people of the Great Plains?
The grass fed the buffalo, or bison, that were the center of native culture in the Great Plains. The huge animals provided meat for the Indians — and much more. They were an important part of the religion of most of the native people in the Great Plains.