Comanche Indian

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Where they lived

The Comanches lived in the great plains. The Comanches hunted buffalo

Type of food they ate

The Comanches ate buffalo most of the time. Over all, they ate roots, vegetables and fruits, and wild meat too.

How their food was obtained

The weapons used by the Comanche tribe included bows and arrows, stone ball clubs, jaw bone clubs, hatchet axe, spears, lances and knives

Type of dwelling they lived in

Comanche's lived in buffalo-hide houses called teepees

Weapons and/or tools they used

The weapons used by the Comanche tribe included bows and arrows, stone ball clubs, jaw bone clubs, hatchet axe, spears, lances and knives

Special traditions they had and/ or Religion

There are lots of traditional Comanche legends and fairy tales. Storytelling is very important to the Comanche Indian culture

Organization of Leadership

Comanche women were in charge of the home. Besides cooking and cleaning, a Comanche woman built her family's house and dragged the heavy posts with her whenever the tribe moved. Houses belonged to the women in the Comanche tribe. Comanche men were hunters and sometimes went to war to defend their families. Nearly all Comanche chiefs and warriors were men. Both genders took part in storytelling, artwork and music, and traditional medicine.
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