Transcript Great Plains
By: Connor , Jacob, Natalie , Cameron and Justice
They got food by hunting with bow and arrows.
They hunted buffalo , deer , berries , elk
and river fish.
They lived in Texas , Oklahoma , New Mexico.
They lived in teepees made of buffalo skin.
When it was warm with wind they would lift flaps
from under the teepees.
They would make fires in their teepees.
To hunt they used bow and arrows
When they fought in the war they used Bows , Long
spears and Buffalo hide shields.
Some of the Comanche spoke English.
Most of them spoke the Comanche language like the
Maruawe (mah-ruh-ah-way) is a friendly greeting.
Another word is Ura (ur-ah) which means thank you.
The boys went hunting and fishing with their dad.
The girls made dolls and sewed blankets.
All the kids had more chores to do and less time to
Their dolls were called kachina dolls.
The leader of any Indian tribe is the Chief.
the sons and daughters of the chiefs were dedicated as
a prince and princesses.
The Comanche Indian women took care of the house.
The Comanche Indian men were hunting and they
would defend their families.
Most of the men are chiefs and warriors
One day the Great Spirit collected swirls of dust from the
four directions in order to create the Comanche
people. These people formed from the Earth had the
strength of mighty storms. Unfortunately, a shapeshifting demon was also created and began to torment
the people. The Great Spirit cast the demon into a
bottomless pit. To seek revenge the demon took refuge
in the fangs and stingers of poisonous creatures and
continues to harm people every chance it gets.
Their first European contact is commonly believed to
have been in New Mexico around 1700 when they
visited a trade fair in Taos in the company of some Ute.
Although this meeting is undocumented, the
Comanche were definitely known to the Spanish in
New Mexico by 1706.
Johnny Depp is an adopted
Their nickname was lords of the
plains because they were
considered the most important
tribe in the plains.
There is an Indian day and it is on
Who was adopted as a Comanche Indian?
What were their dolls called?
What was at least one of their clothing?
What is at least one of the animals names in Indian
Where did the Comanche Indians live?
What did they live in?
What day is the Indian day?
Warrior dress or women's bonnet.
Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico