Wichita's

How did these people live? By Taylor Swaim

Where did they live?

The Wichita tribe lived in northern Texas. The region was the great and north central plains. They lived in bee hive shaped houses made of grass.

What did these people eat?

These people farmed and hunted but were not nomadic. The women grew beans and corn while the men hunted deer and seasonal buffalo.

Tools and Transportation

How did they oganize their groups? How or what culture did the follow?

Wichita bands had there own leaders elected by a tribe council. They spoke Wichita and where part of the Caddoan culture.

What has happened to the Wichita Tribe?

They were all moved to reservations in the 1830's. They lived in smaller reservations near Fort Cobb in Oklahoma.