The Wasco Indians By: Kyleand Nicholas
Wasco Indians name • The name Wasco comes from the Wasco language meaning `cup or small bowl of horn’ • Wacq!6 is Wasco in their language.
Wasco Indians main food source • The Wasco Indians main food source was bi-colored corn.
The Wasco clothing • The Wasco clothing is Indian sari, necklaces, bangles, ear rings, finger rings, toe rings, anklets
Wasco shelters • Earthen houses are good for people who want permanent homes and live in a non-forested area. • Longhouses are Native American homes and they are built like wigwams . With pole frames and elm bark covering, longhouses are longer than wigwams . 200 ft. long – 20 ft. wide – and 20 ft. high. • Teepees are tent-like American Indian houses – it’s a cone shaped wooden frame with a covering of buffalo hide. • Grass houses resemble large wigwams but are made of different materials . They have a wood frame bent into a beehive shape .
Wasco customs • In childhood the bead was flattened by pressure on the forehead.