Hopi Indians By: Ava. Georgia Performance Standard SS4H1 The student will describe how early Native American cultures developed in North America.
Georgia Performance Standard
SS4H1 The student will describe how early Native American cultures developed in North America.
a. Locate where the American Indians settled with emphasis on Artic (Inuit), Northwest (Kwakuitl), Plateau (Nez Perce), Southwest (Hopi), Plains (Pawenee), and Southeastern (Seminole).b. Describe how the American Indians used their environment to obtain food, clothing, and shelter.
Hopi Indians are found in Northeast Arizona. This region has a hot and dry climate with mountains and deserts. There reservation is surrounded by the Navajo Indian reservation. Today, they still have disagreements of land, resources, and other problems that come about.
Corn was sacred to Hopi Indians. They believed as they moved from the third way of life to the fourth that they were given corn. They also grew squash, beans, sunflowers, melons, cotton, carrots, onions, and other things. They used the sunflowers for oil and purple dye. Squash was also used to make utensils and musical instruments. They also made lemonade using Sumac berries
Women wore a un-dyed cotton robe with an embroidered belt and the men wore a un-dyed strait sleeved or sleeveless shirt that was worn like a poncho, leggings cut off just above the knees, and moccasins made of deer skin. Their ceremonial dress was much more colorful decorated with feathers.
My Great-Great-Great Grandmother Ballard
Full-Blooded Cherokee Indian