Karankawas

By: Wesley Drake, 9/23/14

Food

The Karankawas ate fish, berries and other sea animals.

Houses

These Indians lived in wood framed houses. They lived near the gulf coast.

Clothing

The Karankawas wore animal clothes.

Government

There government consists of one chief Indian that leads the tribe. He decides whether to leave the location or have the tribe stay there. They were nomads so they USUALLY move from place to place.
The Karankawas traded the Coahuiltecans for goods.
They were the most athletic of all the Indians, they could run and swim better than all the other Indians.

Summary

Before the Europeans came, the Karankawas lived in wood framed homes with animals skins and moved all the time. They caught fish for food and found berries. When the Europeans came the diseases wiped the Karankawas out
The Karankawas were wiped out by European diseases, the last of them were gone in the 1800's.