Catchy Comanche

By: Misganna, Shane, Alex, Phaedra, Matthew

Hello!Welcome to our 4th grade flyer where you can learn about our American tribe.

Appearance

In a battle the Comanche would put on heavy deerskin to protect them from flying arrows.The Comanche had copper colored skin and long straight hair.Men put there hair in two braids.They decorated it with skins, fur, and occasionally feathers.Woman cut there hair shorter than men.


Shelter And Location

The Comanche lived in tepees which was made out of buffalo hides.They had no settlements because they all followed buffalo,which means they were nomads.



Food

The Comanche ate many different varieties of food here are some of the following,


  • Bears
  • Wolves
  • Elk
  • Antelope
  • Nuts
  • Berries
  • Plums
  • Grapes
  • Prickly Pear
  • Buffalo


Customs/Traditions/Cerimonies

The band council picked a war chief and peace of chief as advisers for the band.If a male relative in the tribe died from sickness the female relative will cut themselves with knives or sharp rocks.


Counting coup was a ceremony. They would hit an enemy, capture horses, and kill him close up.

Comanche

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