Hopi Indians of the Southwest Pictures taken from Library of Congress
Climate & Region • Southwest region • Area that is now Arizona • Desert climate was hot and dry • Very little rain
What did you observe about the food, clothing, and shelter of the Hopi Indians?Where did they live? How did that impact the way in which they lived?
Food • Corn, beans, squash, pumpkins • Cotton and tobacco • Hunted deer and other game • Gathered nuts and berries • Cornbread, baked beans, and soup
Clothing • Cool clothing • Men wore breechcloths and moccasins • Women wore dresses made of cotton called mantas that usually covered one shoulder
Shelter • Pueblos made form adobe • Adobe bricks were made from baked mud, stones, and straw • Flat roofs with openings for people to climb through • Ladders to get in and out