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What did the Plateau Indians do?
The Plateau tribes were semi-nomadic. They moved from place to place throughout the year to gather edible vegetables and fruits. The gathering of these plants is still a traditional way of life among many of the people of these tribes today. Fishing was very important to these tribes.
What materials and resources did plateau people use to make tools?
What Materials And Resources Did Plateau People Use To Make Tools? In addition to bone (such as arrow heads), wood, nets, and stone (such as spears and cutting tools), the Plateau people also used bones as tools and weapons. A variety of carvings, feathers, and beads were used on their weapons and tools.
What tools did the plateau Indians use?
TOOLS AND WEAPONS The plateau people used sharp rocks on the end of sticks to hunt. They used spears, bows and arrows, harpoons, arrow heads, lassos pits fire and knives. They used dogs to hunt deer. They used antler, soap stone and nephrite.
What kind of art did the plateau people use?
Art The Plateau People’s art was meant for both the spiritual and the everyday. Okanagan rock painting Rock Paintings Rock paintings, or pictographs, were common in the southern interior of British Columbia. The paint was made out of red ochre pigments mixed with animal oil or fish eggs.
What are the Arts and crafts of the Pueblo Indians?
The Pueblo Indians’ arts and crafts include pottery, baskets, weaving, stone carvings and heishi jewelry. All of these arts are created in unique styles that the different Pueblo peoples have developed from their culture and religion, many of them unchanged for centuries.
What did the plateau people do for celebrations?
The Plateau people held ceremonies throughout the year to mark special occasions. One important time of the year for the Plateau people was the arrival of spring. They held celebrations at the start of spring to mark the first salmon run or the appearance of the first berries.
What kind of culture does the Plateau Indians have?
Traditional culture 1 Language. The peoples of the Plateau belong mainly to four linguistic families: Salishan, Sahaptin, Kutenai, and Modoc and Klamath. 2 Trade and interaction. 3 Settlement patterns and housing.