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  1. Wichita

  2. Area Settled • Lived along the Red river • Later settled in central Texas

  3. Shelter • Tipis during hunting buffalo • Domed shaped grass huts • were their permanent homes.

  4. Way of Life • Farmers • Hunters • Traded

  5. Food • Corn • Pumpkins • Squash • Melons • Beans • Plums • buffalo

  6. Clothing • Deer skin breech cloth for men • Buffalo hides for winter

  7. Religion • Had religious leaders or shamans • Did believe in a creator • Had many gods for daily life struggles.

  8. Interesting Facts • Shorter and darker than most other Texas Indians • Men had tattoos around the eyes ( “Raccoon eyes”) • Women tattooed their bodies with zigzag lines, • circles, and triangles.

  9. Geographic Region • North Central Plains • Northern Coastal Plains

  10. New things I learned today. Questions I might have. Thing from class I will never forget.