Tigua Tribe

Min & Jeonghee

Clothing

They grew cotton, so most of there clothes were made out of cotton. They also used leather and fur for the winter. Men wore breech clothes.

Food

The Tigua indians were farmers; most of their food came from their own crops. The crops included corn, beans, and squash. The men also hunted deer, rabbit, antelope, bear, and any other wild animals. While the men are hunting the women collect berries.


Cultural Region

The Tigua indians were one of the puebloan tribes, living in far west Texas.


Homes

The Tigua indian homes were not built the typical pueblo style. They were made in a style called jackal(ha-calle) , made of sticks stuck in the ground and covered with mud. They were very very weak, so they weren't permenant.


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