THE POTAWATOMI TRIBE

THE KEEPERS OF FIRE

The Past History of the Potawatomi Tribe

1,000 years ago, movement began to the Great Lakes. In 1924, Native Americans are granted U.S. citizenship by act of congress. The location of the Potawatomi tribe is in Michigan state.


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The Present History of the Potawatomi Tribe

A band of Mission Indians and Vejas band of in Southern California build partnership to venture Michigan state.


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Food

The Potawatomi Tribe ate food such as Corn, Elk, Berries, Beans, Peas and Sqash.



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Potawatomi Clothing

The Potawatomi Tribe wore clothes such as Headdresses, Moccasins and Native Dresses.


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Homes

TIPIS

Tipis are made out of sticks put together to make a cone then they put cloth over the upside down cone to make a tipi.


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LONGHOUSES

Longhouses are made from wood and Longhouses take a while to make gathering all the wood and all the nails to put it together.


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TOOLS AND WEAPONS

Tools and weapons are used for a lot of things like tools are used to build houses and stuff that the Indians needed and weapons for battle and for war with other tribes. Weapons like clubs, spear, knife, bow and arrow, tomahawks, and a blowgun.


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GAMES

The Potawatomi tribe played games such as lacrosse, cradle board and played with dolls and toys.


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INTRESTING FACTS

Some Potawatomi Indians speak Potawatomi language and English. The Potawatomi Indians made Totem Poles.


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THIS IS WHERE THE POTAWATOMI TRIBE IS LOCATED