Cheyenne By William and Alyssa
Language • Cheyenne is an Algonquian language • Their alphabet has 14 letters • Cheyenne language is musical with difficult verbs
Food • Men hunted food for tribe. • Cheyenne were great buffalo hunters. • They ate buffalo hearts, brains, liver and kidneys.
Shelter • Early on the Cheyenne lived in lodges made from the earth. • Later they made teepees out of buffalo hide. • The teepees could be moved easily.
toys • Cheyenne children played with dolls toys and games. • The children played games like Hoop and Dart game or Ring and Pin game. • Then women played Monshimout, a game with five stones and a basket.
tools • Warriors use bows and arrows, clubs and spears. • The Cheyenne used traps to catch animals. • They made arrowheads.
Clothing • They use dead animals skin as clothes • Their leaders wore fancy head dresses. • They wore breechcloths, pants, and deer skin dresses.
Fun facts • Lewis and Clark met the Cheyenne Indian leader in 1806. • Cheyenne fought other tribes but not usually to their death. • Cheyenne women and men hunted buffalo together.
transportation • The Cheyenne had dogs pull travois, a kind of sled. • They built rafts and traveled by river. • Once they got horses they traveled quicker and farther.
Contributions to present day society • We use animal’s skins to have clothes like they used buffalo. • They use rafts like we do. • they play a game like basket ball.
Bibliography • www.native-languagesorg • www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/cultural/northamerica/cheyenne.html • http://www.bigorrin.org/cheyenne_kids.htm • www.manataka.org • WWW.caddotc.com • http://answers.ask.com/Society/Ethnicity/what_did_the_cheyenne_indians_wear