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SS Ch2 S4 - 6P

for Adam

Landforms of the Southwest and West mesas, canyons, cliffs and mountains
Weather of the Southwest and West hot summers and bitterly cold winters; weeks without snow or rain
Tribes of the Southwest and West Hopi and Zuni (known at the pueblo peoples)
Who moved to the Southwest around 1025? the Navajo (lived in the four corners area)
What did the farmers grow in the Southwest and West? 3 sisters - corn, beans, squash; they also grew some cotton for wearing
The homes of the Hopi and Zuni? little wood so homes were made of stones, mud or adobe
What is adobe? sun-dried bricks made of clay and straw
The homes of the Navajo? lived in hogans
What is a hogan? cone shaped wood frame covered in mud or adobe
What does polytheistic mean? believe in more than one god
Who are the medicine people? religious leaders and healers; they sang songs or chants; believed to have healing powers
Who was the religious leader for the Hopi? the chief; he made the rules and handed out the punishments
In the West, where did the Shoshone live? Part of the year in the Great Basin and part in the Wyoming Mountains
Shoshone - how did they live? lived in shelters of brush and hunted buffalo in the mountains
In the West, where did the Nez Pierce live? on the Columbia Plateau (Idaho, Oregon, Washington)
Nez Pierce - how did they live? used movable shelters for fishing, built spears for fishing; food was from rivers (salmon)
In the West, where did the Chumash live? in Southern California
Chumash - how did they live? lives in dome-shaped shelters; ate bird, fish and acorns for food
Created by: annsinon



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