By: Sydney Truong
Types of food they Ate
Since they lived down south, they lived right next to the Gulf of Mexico. They would catch fish with their spears.
They would often follow herds of buffalo. This was their primary source of food.
They were nomadic hunters, so they would eat anything they could find.
Type of Dwelling they lived in
They lived in a Spanish style hut called a Wickiup. It was made of sticks, animal skin, and grass.
The Coahuiltecans believed in Shamans. A Shaman is a person that was believed to have the power to summon spirits and heal the sick.
Organization of Leadership
There was one Chief or leader. Usually the oldest male.
Where do they live now?
Most of the Coahuiltecan tribe is gone, but the younger generation still live down South.
Woven Baskets- They would take straw and weave them into baskets that would hold food, weapons, and other supplies.
Rabbit Stick- This was their form of a shovel.
How to Pronounce Coahuiltecan