Tribes of Native America

 
 The Huron Nation
            By: Ashley & Maddie

 
 
General Overview: 
     The Huron Indians were a proud Indian nation. Their history is filled with wars, which led to loss of territory, and forced many sub-tribes to relocate to safer grounds. The Huron were not nomadic tribes; they had many great villages with its own government representative.

 
 

Food- The Huron grew beans, corn, and squash, and later added tobacco. They also hunted in the winter and farmed in the summer. They hunted bison, deer, bear, and small game. 

 

Clothing- Some of the clothing that the Huron wore were deerskin skirts, breech clothes, leggings, skirts, and moccasin shoes.

 

Shelter- Huron lives in long houses. They were often made 15-20 ft. wide and 150 ft. long. The biggest long house ever made was found in New York at the year 1410 it was measured 125m. They lived in parisaded villages.
 

 


 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Culture-
Entertainment: They sometimes sat around a fire and talked about hunting.
 
 

Religion: The Huron people were very spiritual people who believed in a supreme deity. A religious ceremony was very unique to these people called the 'Feast of the Dead.'
 
 

Arts: The Huron tribe beaded moccasins.
 

Family Life: They had extended families. The Clan system was led by the mother.


 
Sources Used:
  • www.altavista.com
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