Great Basin/Plateau

Land of the Awesome

Resources Used to stay alive in the Great Basin/ Plateaus

People in the Great basin/plateaus had many different kinds of foods to satisfy their hunger including fish, small game, corn, fruit, nuts, berries, prairie dogs, rats, snakes, grasshoppers, grub, and roots. Clothing was very light weight clothes or no clothes at all because the weather was very hot, hats were also used to protect their heads from the heat. Shelters were temporarily built using willow pole snapped into a cone and covered with brush or reeds. People made art from animal hides by decorating them with seeds and shells. Some of the tools the people from the great basin/plateaus were looms, baskets used to carry items, and canoes to travel through the water with.