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Westward Expansion

Section 1

Nomadic They followed the buffalo.
Travois A sled pulled by dogs or horses.
Tepees Tents made of buffalo skin stretched over long poles.
NA Summer Life Lived in large groups on the Plains; mirrored the life of the buffalo.
NA Winter Life Lived in small groups in the protected valleys/forests; mirrored the life of the buffalo.
Hunting Buffalo Before Horses Buffalo were driven into corrals or scared off cliffs.
Hunting Buffalo After Horses Native Americans would ride next to the buffalo and kill them.
Uses for Buffalo Meat for food, skin for clothing and shelter, bones for tools or weapons, sinew and bladders for thread and to transport liquids.
Male Responsibilities Hunt, in charge of religious ceremonies, wage war, and protext children.
Female Responsibilities Oversee the home, gather food, prepare meals, care for children, took care of tepees, crafts, passed on oral traditions.
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