Nez perce indians
Download
1 / 19

Nez Perce Indians - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 81 Views
  • Uploaded on

Nez Perce Indians.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Nez Perce Indians' - noelle-cote


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Nez perce indians

Nez Perce Indians

They got their name from the French explorers who thought that the tribes practiced or were supposed to practice the custom of piercing the nose, but the people of the tribe never actually did this. Historians are confused about why the name stuck. The people of this tribe like to be called

Nimi'ipuu, which means the "real people"


What region is home to the nez perce
What region is home to the Nez Perce?

Inuits

Kwakiutl

Nez Perce



What is a plateau
What is a Columbia Plateauplateau?

  • A high steep-sided flat area of land that is higher than surrounding land and is often between mountains.

  • Look at the next slide to see what mountains What mountains surround the Columbia Plateau? (next slide)


COLUMBIA PLATEAU Columbia Plateau

*


Nez perce historical park what landforms do you see
Nez Perce Historical Park Columbia PlateauWhat landforms do you see?


Climate
Climate Columbia Plateau

  • Hot, dry summers

  • Cold, dry winters

  • Frequent cloud cover and considerable fog

  • Average temperatures range from a high of 84.0 degrees to a low of 20.0 degrees.


The environment affected where the nez perce lived
The environment affected where the Nez Perce lived Columbia Plateau

  • The Nez Perce lived in groups of extended families, in small villages along streams and riverslike the Columbia, Salmon and Snake River.

ocean


What natural resources are near rivers and streams
What natural resources are near Columbia Plateaurivers and streams?


The environment affected what the nez perce ate
The environment affected what the Nez Perce ate Columbia Plateau

  • The Nez Perce seasonally migrated throughout their territory in order to take advantage of natural resources. Food animals included salmon and other fish, mountain goats and sheep, bear, moose, elk, deer, small game, and birds


They travelled by canoe on the rivers to fish for salmon and other fish
They travelled by Columbia Plateaucanoe on the rivers to fish for salmon and other fish



Plants they ate included camas bulbs, bitterroot, bark, pine nuts, moss, sunflower seeds, wild carrots, wild onions, and several varieties of berries.


What do you think the nez perce traded
What do you think the Nez Perce traded? nuts, moss, sunflower seeds, wild carrots, wild onions, and several varieties of berries.

  • Animal furs

  • Fish like dried salmon

  • Buffalo

  • They owned the largest horse herd on the continent

  • Dried plants

  • Sheep

  • Goat

  • Elk, Moose, Deer meat


They lived in mat-covered nuts, moss, sunflower seeds, wild carrots, wild onions, and several varieties of berries.long houses.  The length varied, but could be over 100 feet long.  These dwellings were used for ceremonial purposes, and for winter housing by several families.

.


The Nez Perce followed their food source seasonally. They would use earthen houses and later, teepees,as temporary houses. How did the environment affect their housing?


The environment affected their clothes
The environment affected their clothes would use earthen houses and later,

The men wore long, fringed buckskin shirts, leggings, belts, moccasins and a feathered bonnet. In the cold weather, men wore buffalo or bison skin robes. 

Women wore long, belted buckskin dresses, corn husk basketry hats, and knee length moccasins.  The dresses were decorated with elk teeth, beads made of shell, bone, and later glass, porcupine quills, and vegetable and mineral dyes. 


What nez perce women are famous for
What Nez Perce women are famous for. would use earthen houses and later,

  • Nez Perce women are famous for their beadwork and the beautifully crafted...

  • Baskets

  • Bags

  • And hats.

  • They weave from…

  • Hemp

  • Corn husks

  • And other plant fibers.


ad